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How to Make a CDC-Approved Face Mask

THE TIME HAS come to start covering your face. As we reported April 3, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention now recommends...

The Apple-Google Contact Tracing Plan Won’t Stop Covid Alone

Putting the privacy of these smartphone apps aside, few Americans have been tested—and there's a risk of false positives. Hands wearing sterile gloves checking a...

What’s Wrong With Your Venmo Account, and How to Fix It

Few social-media experiences have made me cringe more than viewing my “friend” list on the peer-to-peer payment app Venmo for the first time. Seeing...

Report: These are the fastest-declining jobs in the U.S.

As technology overtakes every industry, the business forecast for jobs like typists, watch repairers, and postal workers over the next decade is bleak, according...

Can’t Decide What Kind of Flying Car to Get? Try These 10!

COMMUTERS OF THE world, rejoice. The long-promised age of the flying car is finally here—more or less. Big-name companies around the world are showing honest...

Finally, An Online Course For Aspiring Flying Car Engineers

N THE PAST year, flying cars have gone from LOL, to maybe a real thing, to a booming industry raking in VC cash and churning out sweet renderings of an...

Robots Wielding Water Knives Are the Future of Farming

JUST AFTER DAWN in the Salinas Valley south of San Francisco, a raucous robot rolls through a field spitting clouds of vapor. It’s cutting...

Don’t Open That Google Doc Unless You’re Positive It’s Legit

IF YOU GET a Google Doc link in your inbox today, scrutinize it carefully before you click—even if it looks like it comes from...

How to Set Up Your New Google Home

So your home now has a Google Home. You’re about to enter the wonderful world of digital personal assistants. All you have to do...

Try to Dissect Apple’s New AirPods and You’ll Shed Blood

APPLE’S SLEEK AIRPODS represent the company’s vision of a hands-free, wireless future. Sure, the sound is only fair to middling, but Apple made them...