Microsoft’s 15-Inch Surface Laptop 4 Is a Battery Champion

This fourth-gen notebook lacks Thunderbolt and has a spongy keyboard, but it delivers where it matters most. Microsoft's Surface Laptop 4 is everything I'd hoped the previous version would be, which...

Want to Grow Your Own Food? Try a Hydroponic Garden

Today’s home kits are stylish, smart, and easier to use than ever. Here’s how to get started.We all became homesteaders during the pandemic. The inability to leave home and disruptions to...

White Helmets corruption scandal deepens: Dutch gov’t investigated parent org for fraud, but covered...

The Netherlands investigated fraud by the Mayday Rescue Foundation, which funded the Syrian White Helmets with over $120 million in Western government contracts. But top Dutch officials covered up the corruption. The...

Trump Abused the System. Facebook Created It

The company's oversight board failed to mention one thing in its ruling this week: Facebook's responsibility for making the tools to wield undue influence and power."It is only too typical that the...

Twitter's Tip Jar Privacy Fiasco Was Entirely Avoidable

Sending its users to PayPal has created all sorts of problems that Twitter should have caught ahead of time.On Thursday, Twitter continued its grand tradition of embracing features users had unofficially...

Pfizer's FDA Request, Vaccine Diplomacy, and More News

Catch up on the most important updates from this week.Pfizer seeks full FDA approval, the US supports waiving IP protections for vaccines, and people in India struggle to get the aid...

Sci-Fi About Overpopulation Was Way Off

In his new book One Billion Americans, political reporter Matthew Yglesias paints an optimistic picture of a future in which America has revitalized itself by tripling its population. He argues that...

Epic v. Apple and the Plan to Avoid ‘Looking Like the Baddies’

This week’s antitrust trial against Apple reveals in new detail how the Fortnite developer aimed to take on the industry's titans.“You’ll enjoy the upcoming fireworks show,” wrote Epic Games CEO Tim...

The Powerful, Complicated Women of Resident Evil

Resident Evil Village’s Lady Dimitrescu is only the latest in a long line of the series’ strong—and sometimes conflicted—female characters.When Capcom revealed Lady Alcina Dimitrescu as a character in the upcoming...

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