Is Scott Galloway the Howard Stern of the Business World?

The podcaster aspires to be an influential thought leader. But his appeal to a mostly male fan base is about more than just his prognostications. Scott Galloway Credit... Peter Fisher for The New York Times Scott Galloway sat in his home studio in Delray Beach, Fla., staring off … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

5 Cheap(ish) Ways to Decorate Your Dorm Room

Dorm rooms are often unappealingly plain—just a spare space with off-white walls, utilitarian bunk beds, and particle-board desks. But sprucing up a boring dorm room is relatively easy and doesn’t have to cost a fortune. If you’ve been searching for some decor inspiration, we hav … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

A Town’s Housing Crisis Exposes a ‘House of Cards’

In the Idaho resort area of Sun Valley, there are so few housing options that many workers are resorting to garages, campers and tents. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

U.S. Drone Strike Said to Have Killed Ayman al-Zawahri, Top Qaeda Leader

WASHINGTON - The United States killed the top leader of Al Qaeda in a drone strike in Kabul, Afghanistan, over the weekend, according to a former U.S. official and others briefed on the events.( | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Using Nuclear Reactors for Cover, Russians Lob Rockets at Ukrainians

Russia has turned Europe’s largest nuclear power plant into a fortress, stymying Ukraine’s forces and unnerving locals who fear both shelling and a radiation leak. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Are Away Carry-Ons Worth the Hype?

In the past, we have not been fans of hard-sided luggage. Hard-sided suitcases are not (despite what many may think) tougher than their soft-sided counterparts. But they do have attributes that some people may value over durability. Hard-shell bags usually weigh less than fabric … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Alabama Takes from the Poor and Gives to the Rich

How fines and fees trap people in a kind of penury from which they may never escape. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Forecasters Face Loss of Data as Weather Balloon Flights Are Cut

Disruptions to supplies of hydrogen and helium have led the National Weather Service to cancel routine launches at some sites. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Friendships Between Rich and Poor Can Reduce Poverty, Vast Study Finds

An analysis of 21 billion Facebook friendships, covering 84 percent of U.S. adults aged 25 to 44, puts cross-class relationships at the heart of income mobility. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

At Tour de France Femmes, It’s a Steep Climb to Equality

A women’s Tour de France is back after 33 years — a sign of progress, contestants say, for a sport sorely in need of it. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Campfire S’mores Are Great. Kitchen S’mores Are Even Better.

Few things evoke instant summer nostalgia like a plump marshmallow on the end of a whittled stick that’s perched above a roaring blaze. Campfire s’mores are inarguably scrumptious—but with all the fire, mess, and time required to make them, they are a hassle. Making s’mores in th … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Last Conviction in Salem Witch Trials Is Cleared 329 Years Later

The exoneration of Elizabeth Johnson Jr., the last person whose name was not officially cleared, came from the efforts of an eighth-grade civics teacher and her students. Elizabeth Johnson Jr. is - officially - not a witch.( | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Nichelle Nichols, Lieutenant Uhura on ‘Star Trek,’ Dies at 89

She was among the first Black women to have a leading role in a TV series. She later worked with NASA to recruit minorities for the space program. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Man with Loaded Assault Rifle Arrested Outside Iranian Writer’s Home

Masih Alinejad, a journalist who lives in Brooklyn, was the target of an international kidnapping plot last year, according to a federal indictment and the writer. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

A Cyberattack Illuminates the Shaky State of Student Privacy

At a moment when education technology firms are stockpiling sensitive information on millions of school children, safeguards for student data have broken down. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Bill Russell Has Died

A Hall of Fame center whose former coach, Red Auerbach, called “the single most devastating force in the history of the game.” | Continue reading | 2 months ago Leaves Users Feeling Lost in the Woods

Little availability for campsites. Confusing booking windows. Traveler and travel industry frustration is growing with, the online portal to book accommodations and access on federal lands. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

The Democratization of Airport Lounges

No longer just for the flying elite, these havens from chaos are easier to get into now, with the crowds to prove it. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Senior European Parliament Member Targeted as Spyware Abuse Spreads

The attempted hack of a Greek opposition leader is the first aimed at a European Parliament member to be detected, but he has plenty of company among politicians, journalists and dissidents. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

For “The Hangman and His Wife,” her biography of the prominent Nazi Reinhard Heydrich, Nancy Dougherty interviewed his widow. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Senate Passes $280B Industrial Policy Bill to Counter China

The bipartisan vote reflected a rare consensus in the otherwise polarized Congress in favor of investing federal resources into a broad industrial policy to counter China. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

A Lawsuit Claims Skittles Are Unfit for Consumption. Experts Weigh In

They contain the food additive titanium dioxide, which is in thousands of food products. Here’s what we learned about its safety. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Iran Ramps Up Drone Exports, Signaling Global Ambitions

Tehran has quietly stepped up the sale of drone technology to countries outside the Middle East as it seeks to become a player in the international market. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Why Andrew Yang’s New Third Party Is Bound to Fail

You can’t take the conflict out of politics. Nor should you want to. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Why thousands of Dutch threw eggs at Jeff Bezos obscene yacht

Why did Rotterdam stand between one of the world’s richest men and his boat? The furious response is rooted in Dutch values. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Why Can We Only Be Honest When We’re Anonymous?

NGL, a new anonymous-messaging platform, taps into our worst instincts. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Stalkers, Fan Threats, Police Raids: The Hidden Price of Twitch Fame

Stars on the video game streaming platform invite viewers into their homes virtually. What happens when one shows up in person? | Continue reading | 2 months ago

FTC Chair Lina Khan Upends Antitrust Standards by Suing Meta

Lina Khan may set off a shift in how Washington regulates competition by filing cases in tech areas before they mature. She faces an uphill climb. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Holes on the Ocean Floor, origin unknown. Scientists asking public for thoughts

Similar openings on the sea floor were first spotted 18 years ago along the Mid-Atlantic Ridge. Their origins remain unknown. Scientists are asking the public for their thoughts. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

As Congress Debated Landmark China Bill, Beijing Surged Ahead

Experts are still assessing how China apparently leapfrogged ahead in its effort to manufacture a semiconductor that rivals those made in Taiwan, which supplies both China and the West. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Biden tries to persuade Americans that the U.S. is not in a recession

The president and his aides spoke days before the latest data on the nation’s economic growth is due to be released. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

U.K. seizes a British blogger's assets for pro-Russian propaganda

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4k Mistreated Beagles Need Homes. These Folks Are Stepping Up

The dogs were headed for testing labs and didn’t even have names or know how to play. Volunteers are introducing them to grassy yards and cuddly movie nights for the first time. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Unearthing the Secret Superpowers of Fungus

Researchers are exploring a vast and poorly understood underground world that can be vital in the era of global warming. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

How to Clean a Coffee Grinder

If you’ve taken Wirecutter’s advice to invest in a good burr coffee grinder—most experts agree it’s as important as good beans—you have to learn how to clean it. Unfortunately, it’s not as simple as brushing out the loose grinds every time you use it. I got a hands-on tutorial fr … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Study Finds That Vitamin D Pills Do Not Help

The vitamin pills do not prevent bone fractures in most people or protect against many other diseases, adding to questions about medical guidance many now take for granted. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Hardly Anyone Talks About How Fracking Was an Extraordinary Boondoggle

There’s a lesson here on what big investments in clean energy could deliver. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Do Bug Zappers Work? Yeah—About As Well As Any Other Indiscriminate Wildlife Slaughter.

Bug zappers kill bugs by the thousands. But there’s a problem: They kill the wrong bugs. They are ineffective against mosquitoes and other biting flies, and their otherwise indiscriminate killing can disrupt pollination and generally throw the environment out of balance. Plus, th … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Fermentation, a Love Story (2016)

In the Hudson Valley, one chef crafts tonics and elixirs to cure PMS and indigestion, potent potions for a restaurant — and a very fragrant little world. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

F.T.C. Sues to Block Meta’s Virtual Reality Deal

The move is a potential blow to Meta’s metaverse efforts and signals a shift in how the Federal Trade Commission is approaching tech deals. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

How Wirecutter Evaluates Sound in Our Headphone and Speaker Reviews

People can usually tell in a few seconds if they like a glass of wine, an article of clothing, or the sound of a speaker. But understanding exactly why people like or dislike these things can take years of study. For Wirecutter’s audio writers, researching the “why” is part of th … | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Tabletop Radios Are Still a Thing in 2022

Tabletop radios are as much about style as they are about performance. We have five radio recommendations that appeal to different tastes and budgets. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Instagram, facing criticism from Kylie Jenner, others, tries explaining itself

Meta is meeting backlash for changes that make some of its platforms act more like TikTok. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

The Default Tech Settings You Should Turn Off Right Away

These controls, which are buried inside products from Apple, Google, Meta and others, make us share more data than we need to. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

Sign Language Evolves as Our World Does

Ubiquitous video technology and social media have given deaf people a new way to communicate. They’re using it to transform American Sign Language. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

James Lovelock has died

A British ecologist, he captured imaginations with his hypothesis and was essential to today’s understanding of man-made pollutants and their effect on the climate. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

As Japan’s macaque population grows, clashes with humans becoming more frequent

As Japan’s macaque population grows, clashes with humans are becoming more frequent. More than 50 people were injured by recent monkey attacks in one western city. | Continue reading | 2 months ago

How Delta-8 THC Works, and Why Experts Are Worried About It

This popular cannabis product claims to be milder than regular marijuana. But is it legal? And is it safe? | Continue reading | 2 months ago