How Hollywood Accidentally Ushered in the Age of the Celebrity Politician
Democrats and Republicans are under the same impression: A sprinkling of movie magic and celebrity glamor are just what American politics needs. But are they right?
Here's the Plan to End Malaria With Crispr-Edited Mosquitoes
Target Malaria hopes to eradicate Africa’s malaria-carrying mosquitoes. But when manipulating the fate of a species, moving slowly is a virtue.
Photos: ‘Bored Tourists’ Too Buried in Their Smartphones to Enjoy Vacation
The sites may be different but tourists are the same, suggests English photographer Laurence Stephens.
The Strange, Sad Case of Sunspot, the Empty Astronomy Town
The FBI ordered an evacuation at Sunspot Observatory, in New Mexico, in a child porn investigation. But that’s only one of the forces causing the town to empty out.
How The Best Jumpers in the World Fly So Damn High
In 2016, Evan Ungar set the box jump world record at 63.5 inches. Here’s how he does it—and how he could go higher.
Roku Premiere and Premiere+(2018): Price, Details, Release Date
The streaming video hardware company refreshes its players, adding Google-powered voice control and making it easier to find free movies and shows.
Star Wars News: Is There a Resistance Inside the First Order?
A new rumor suggests one of Kylo Ren’s employees might be a traitor.
Democrats Are Busting Their 2016 Mobile Canvassing Records
With six weeks to go until Election Day, more volunteers have already logged on to the party’s canvassing app than in any other election.
'Maniac' Is the Most Netflix-y Netflix Show Yet. In a Bad Way
This is what happens when a prestige- and pedigree-obsessed creative strategy overrides all functionality.
Canon PowerShot G7 X Mark II Review: Our Favorite Point-and-Shoot
Pocketable and powerful, this compact Canon is mightier than it may seem.