A Chess Pioneer Sues, Saying She Was Slighted in ‘The Queen’s Gambit’

Nona Gaprindashvili, a history-making chess champion, sued Netflix after a line in the series mentioned her by name and said she had “never faced men.” She had, often. | Continue reading

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Maine Will Make Companies Pay for Recycling. Here’s How It Works

The law aims to take the cost burden of recycling away from taxpayers. One environmental advocate said the change could be “transformative.” | Continue reading

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In Submarine Deal with Australia, U.S. Counters China but Enrages France

The reaction signals a widening rift among Western allies over China. French officials accused President Biden of acting like his predecessor. | Continue reading

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Spider-Man’s First Comic Brings $3.6M, Likely a Record

The Amazing Fantasy No. 15 from 1962 leaps past Superman to sell for what is believed to be the highest price for a comic book. | Continue reading

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Your Wallet Might Be the Source of Your Back Pain

You can potentially alleviate back pain by swapping your bulky wallet for a slimmer option. | Continue reading

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Unwilling to Wait for Approval, Some Healthy Americans Seek Booster Shots

Many who feel they need more coronavirus protection have managed to obtain an extra dose. “I did feel bad about it. But I didn’t feel bad enough,” one woman said. | Continue reading

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The Best Camping Stove

Whether we’re making a morning cup of coffee or grilling up burgers, the Coleman Classic Propane Stove is our choice for campfire cookouts. | Continue reading

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The Battle for Digital Privacy Is Reshaping the Internet

As Apple and Google enact privacy changes, businesses are grappling with the fallout, Madison Avenue is fighting back and Facebook has cried foul. | Continue reading

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Bitcoin Can Immunize America from Cancel Culture

The confluence of tech and finance has produced a nascent soft social credit system. Digital currency may be the only way out. | Continue reading

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Deflecting an Asteroid Before It Hits Earth May Take Multiple Bumps

After years of shooting meteorites with a special gun owned by NASA, researchers highlighted challenges for a preferred method of planetary defense. | Continue reading

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NY Times: Biology Starts to Get a Technological Makeover

The story of Ginkgo Bioworks shows the challenges and progress in the emerging field of synthetic biology. | Continue reading

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The Best of Clean Everything (So Far)

After 12 months and 52 editions of our Clean Everything newsletter, we still haven’t cleaned everything—but we’ve tidied things up quite a bit. | Continue reading

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G7 Nations Take Aggressive Climate Action, But Hold Back on Coal

President Biden pushed climate action after four years in which Donald Trump rejected cooperation with allies. But leaders failed to set an expiration date for burning coal. | Continue reading

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Coronavirus Survey Halted After Workers Faced Racial Slurs, Officials Say

Workers were followed, videotaped and threatened in confrontations across Minnesota, the state Department of Health said. | Continue reading

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'I Feel Sorry for Americans': A Baffled World Watches the U.S.

From Myanmar to Canada, people are asking: How did a superpower allow itself to be felled by a virus? And why won’t the president commit to a peaceful transition of power? | Continue reading

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A Guide to Voting in the 2020 Elections

Many rules have changed during the pandemic, so this interactive guide can help you ensure your vote is counted. | Continue reading

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Even Nobodies Have Fans Now – Internet Fandom and Podcasts

Online fan culture clings to everything. Case in point: podcasts. | Continue reading

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New York Tackled Subway Crime. But Is It Starting to Come Back?

Transit crime rose by nearly 4 percent last year. New Yorkers are worried about their safety on the system. | Continue reading

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China Accelerates Cyberspying Efforts to Obtain U.S. Technology

China’s practice of breaking into American computers has become a core grievance of the Trump administration as leaders of the two nations prepare to meet. | Continue reading

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What Elon Musk Should Learn from the Thailand Cave Rescue

Just because you’re a successful tech mogul doesn’t mean you know how to rescue kids trapped underground. | Continue reading

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