The Quest by Circadian Medicine to Make the Most of Our Body Clocks

Researchers are trying to figure out the right hour of the day to do everything. Can their studies sync us up with better health? | Continue reading


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The Best Travel Plug Adapter

If you want to use electronic devices in a different country, you’ll probably need a travel plug adapter. After spending more than 30 hours researching and testing 14 options, we found the Epicka Universal Travel Adapter to be the best one. It fits four types of outlets, and it h … | Continue reading


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Why Elon Musk Can’t Back Out of Buying Twitter, According to Twitter

Here are some of the company’s main legal arguments. | Continue reading


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This Cult-Favorite Moccamaster Coffee Maker Isn’t a Wirecutter Pick. But People Love It, and It’s on Sale.

Wirecutter’s expert testers have long been fans of the OXO Brew 9 Cup Coffee Maker for its consistently good coffee, thermal carafe, and automatic presets. But it’s hardly the only good coffee-making option out there. And plenty of coffee obsessives have many, many opinions on th … | Continue reading


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Our Favorite Amazon Prime Day Deals Under $50

Fifty bucks can get you pretty far on most days, but on Prime Day it can get you even further. You could get a webcam, a hand blender—even some solid Bluetooth earbuds. Here are the best under-$50 deals we found on Wirecutter favorites. | Continue reading


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For Blind Internet Users the Fix May Be Worse Than the Flaws

Companies say their A.I.-powered tools are the best way to fix accessibility problems online, but many blind people find they make websites harder to use. | Continue reading


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Poll Shows Tight Race for Control of Congress as Class Divide Widens

Nonwhite and working-class Democrats worry more about the economy, while white college graduates focus more on cultural issues like abortion rights and guns. With President Biden's approval rating mired in the 30s and with nearly 80 percent of voters saying the country is heading … | Continue reading


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Can You Drive Alone in the HOV Lane If You’re Pregnant?

A woman in Texas said that, under the state’s abortion ban, she and her fetus qualified for the car pool lane. The argument could go well beyond driving. | Continue reading


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The Quiet Fight to Keep Legacy Admissions

Most elite colleges, like Yale and Harvard, give a boost to applicants who are children of alumni. But with affirmative action under attack, that may become harder to defend. | Continue reading


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The Lonely Work of Picking the Universe’s Best Astronomy Pictures

In June, specialists gathered in Baltimore to select images from the James Webb Space Telescope to share with the public. Keeping the results to themselves hasn’t been easy. | Continue reading


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How to Save an Ancient, Giant Tree from a Wildfire

Authorities in Yosemite National Park are hopeful that a sprinkler system can save the Grizzly Giant, a more than 200-foot-tall sequoia that dates back at least 2,000 years. | Continue reading


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A Mystery: More Jobs Filled, but Lower Output (Productivity in Decline)

Productivity gains achieved during the pandemic have diminished as low-wage workers return en masse. | Continue reading


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Why Are We Still Talking About Black Mountain College?

In 1933, a handful of renegade teachers opened a school in rural North Carolina that would go on to shape American art and art education for decades to come. | Continue reading


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See the unforgettable scenes of the cosmos captured by the largest space observatory ever built. | Continue reading


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The 25 Most Popular Prime Day Deals According to Wirecutter Readers

Wirecutter’s experts have already scanned thousands upon thousands of supposed Prime Day “bargains”—and posted only the best deals on Wirecutter-approved picks that meet our standards of being a truly good deal on a truly good product. From that select group, here are the top 25 … | Continue reading


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It Hides Under the Soil with a Bottomless Appetite for Meat

Among the numerous carnivorous pitcher plant species, scientists say this is the first that lays its traps underground. | Continue reading


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Apple Ends Consulting Agreement with Jony Ive, Its Former Design Leader

Three years after promising to work “long into the future” with the man behind its candy-colored computers, Apple and Mr. Ive are through. | Continue reading


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Twitter Sues Musk After He Tries Backing Out of $44 Billion Deal

The question of whether Elon Musk must buy Twitter, as he agreed to do in April, is headed to a court in Delaware. SAN FRANCISCO - Twitter sued Elon Musk on Tuesday to force the billionaire to complete his $44 billion acquisition of the company, setting the stage for a prolonged … | Continue reading


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Evan Williams Is Stepping Down as C.E.O. of Medium

Mr. Williams, the company's founder and a co-founder of Twitter and Blogger, said in a post that he planned to start a new holding company and research lab. Evan Williams, the serial tech entrepreneur who co-founded Twitter, said in a post on Tuesday that he was stepping down as … | Continue reading


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There’s a New Corporate Climate Lie, and It’s Called Net Zero

“Net zero emissions” sounds like an ambitious goal, but for most corporations, it’s just kicking the can down the road. | Continue reading


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The Best Prime Day Deals on Things for Your Home and Kitchen

Deals on our favorite household and kitchen picks pop up at a quick pace running up to and during Amazon Prime Day. We usually see steep price drops on everything from small kitchen appliances and dust-busting vacuums to silky smooth sheets and plush throw blankets. This influx o … | Continue reading


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The Best Underseat Luggage and Personal-Item Bags

Next to a good carry-on suitcase, the right personal-item bag—what the airlines call any purse, briefcase, or small backpack—is key to having a stress-free flight. The carry-all at your feet is the best place for your necessities: books, headphones, your phone, a laptop. Of cours … | Continue reading


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Amazon Prime Day Board Game Deals We Love

We’re hunting for Prime Day bargains on our favorite board games, from intense strategy competitions to relaxing trick-taking card contests. Whether you’re searching for classics or new-to-you titles, we’ve found deals worth jumping on to keep you and your crew entertained. | Continue reading


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Advanced E.V. Batteries Move from Labs to Mass Production

Makers of batteries that could charge in a few minutes are setting up assembly lines, bringing the technology a big step closer to auto showrooms. | Continue reading


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Prices for Apple Airpods Are Dropping. We Still Don’t Think You Should Buy Them.

Shopping for a new pair of wireless earbuds can make you feel a little like Goldilocks—with so many styles, sizes, and prices to choose from, it can be difficult to find something that works just right. Prime Day, Amazon’s annual deals extravaganza, doesn’t make the hunt any easi … | Continue reading


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James Webb Space Telescope: NASA to Share First Set of Images

On Monday, the world got a small taste of what the James Webb Space Telescope has to offer to scientists and the public. But on Tuesday, NASA and its partner space agencies are serving up full meal. Starting in the late morning, the agency will reveal a series of images from the … | Continue reading


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The Best 15+ Best Buy “Black Friday in July” Prime Day Deals

Amazon may have single-handedly invented Prime Day, but it’s hardly the only retailer offering major deals this week. Best Buy’s “Black Friday in July” sale is serving shoppers big discounts on some of our favorite Wirecutter picks from computers to earbuds. Here’s what we’ve fou … | Continue reading


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Half of G.O.P. Voters Ready to Leave Trump Behind, Poll Finds

Far from consolidating his support, the former president appears weakened in his party, especially with younger and college-educated Republicans. Gov. Ron DeSantis of Florida is the most popular alternative. As Donald J.(nytimes.com) | Continue reading


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The 10+ Best Prime Day Vacuum Deals From Dyson, Shark, Roomba & More

Are you ready to hoover up a great deal on a Wirecutter-recommended vacuum? We’re searching for deals on our favorite stick vacs, robot vacs, handheld vacs, and more—and we’ll keep this article updated with the latest and greatest finds. Snag a dependable cleaning machine or upgr … | Continue reading


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The 9 Best Prime Day Vacuum Deals From Dyson, Shark, Roomba & More

Are you ready to hoover up a great deal on a Wirecutter-recommended vacuum? We’re searching for deals on our favorite stick vacs, robot vacs, handheld vacs, and more—and we’ll keep this article updated with the latest and greatest finds. Snag a dependable cleaning machine or upgr … | Continue reading


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4,000 Beagles Are Being Rescued From a Virginia Facility. Now They Need New Homes.

The authorities have about two months to find homes for the dogs, after they were found at a facility that had violated dozens of federal regulations. When U.S. Department of Agriculture officials inspected a beagle breeding facility in Virginia last year, they found a female bea … | Continue reading


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As Sixth Covid Wave Hits, Many New Yorkers Shrug It Off

New York City's Covid-19 test positivity rate is 15 percent, an intensity not seen since January. Transmission levels of the virus, according to federal guidelines, are high in every borough. Even hospitalizations, while far below previous peaks, are rising again, as the most tra … | Continue reading


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11+ Prime Day Cleaning Deals on Wirecutter-Approved Picks

It’s time to clean up on Prime Day by nabbing the best deals on Wirecutter-recommended cleaning and organizing essentials. We’ve scoured the internet, scrubbed away all the lousy discounts, and neatly organized only the best ones below so that all you have to do is mop up the rea … | Continue reading


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10 Prime Day Mega-Discounts of 50% or More

Scoring a good Prime Day deal on a Wirecutter pick you’ve had your eye on for a while can be exciting—but finding a mega-discount that gives you up to 50% off is even better. Well, deal hunters, prepare to be thrilled: Here are the biggest, best discounts we’ve found so far this … | Continue reading


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The 6 Best Free PC Games From Amazon’s Prime Day Giveaway

Amazon is giving away a few dozen PC games for Prime Day. Most aren’t worth a download. But six are —whether you want to try a classic you missed or enjoy some nostalgic fun. Though we generally recommend deals only on Wirecutter-tested products, our staff was excited to see some … | Continue reading


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15+ Best Prime Day Laptop Deals: Chromebook, Acer, and Mac Mini

If your laptop is long past its prime, or if you’re looking to get a new one before school starts again, now is a smart time to upgrade. Amazon Prime Day reliably surfaces appealing deals on Chromebooks, MacBooks, gaming laptops, and more—but not all laptop deals are worth your t … | Continue reading


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The Best Amazon Prime Day Deals Under $100

You don’t have to spend a fortune to get something great. You probably won’t be able to snag a great laptop or smartphone for under $100—but there are plenty of Prime Day deals to be had on other Wirecutter picks that’ll cost you less than a Benjamin. Here's what we recommend. | Continue reading


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The Best Apple Prime Day Deals 2022: Apple Watch, Mac Mini, and iPad

Apple discounts are few and far between, but Prime Day is one of the rare times you can find solid deals on Apple products. Here are our favorite deals we’ve found so far. | Continue reading


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Prime Day Deals on Everyday Essentials

It feels good to save money on essential items—toothpaste, batteries, and on and on—that you were going to buy anyway. Here are the best Prime Day deals on everyday essentials. We hope that when you use these things, you’ll give yourself a little pat on the back for being such an … | Continue reading


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Target Deal Days 2022: Prime Day Deals From Target

Target is targeting Amazon. Once again, Target has timed its Deal Days shopping event (July 11–13) to directly compete with Amazon Prime Day (July 12–13). And it’s possible that Target will offer better deals than Amazon on many Wirecutter picks. After all, back in June Target an … | Continue reading


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8 Prime Day Headphone and Wireless Earbud Deals

If you’ve been on the hunt for a great pair of reliable headphones, Prime Day has deals that are worth looking into. We’re looking for major markdowns on some of our favorites, including our top picks, the Beats Fit Pro wireless earbuds, the Jabra Elite 85h over-ear headphones, a … | Continue reading


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The 85+ Best Amazon Prime Day 2022 Deals

Not every discount on Amazon Prime Day is actually a good deal. That's why we’re sorting through thousands of items on sale to find the ones offering real value. The best deals listed here are a mix of good or rare price cuts on popular Wirecutter-recommended products. We’ll be u … | Continue reading


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The 5 Best Prime Day TV Deals

During big deal events like Prime Day, you’ll see TV discounts hyped as “jaw-dropping” or “incredible.” But more often than not, those so-called mega-deals are just middling discounts on subpar models. You get what you pay for, and those super-discounted TVs are almost never the … | Continue reading


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Why So Many Children of Immigrants Rise to the Top

The American Dream is more about “where” than “who.” | Continue reading


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NYT profiles competitive GeoGuessr players

In a game called GeoGuessr, competitors try to pinpoint where in the world a Google Street View image has been taken. Some can do it in seconds. | Continue reading


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Text Your Friends. It Matters More Than You Think

New research says most of us underestimate the power of the casual check-in. | Continue reading


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Elon Musk Damaged Twitter and Left It Worse Off

Mr. Musk swooped in and exposed Twitter’s lack of business and financial prospects. After criticizing the company’s weaknesses, he now wants to back out of buying it. | Continue reading


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The 20+ Best Walmart Prime Day Deals 2022

Amazon originated Prime Day. But Walmart has tried to claim its share of this invented shopping holiday, too. The big-box store puts thousands of items on sale during Prime Day(s), often matching (and sometimes beating) Amazon’s pricing on dozens of Wirecutter picks. We’re keepin … | Continue reading


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