India Has a Fake-Jobs Problem

Employment fraud in the country is neither new nor small, but its prospects have never looked brighter. | Continue reading


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Why Your To-Do List Never Ends

For many Americans, there’s more to do, and less mental bandwidth with which to do it. | Continue reading


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The Coronavirus Is Evolving Before Our Eyes

The virus is mutating as expected. We can still stop it. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 21 hours ago

MAGA-Land’s Favorite Newspaper

How The Epoch Times became a pro-Trump propaganda machine in an age of plague and insurrection ​​​​​ | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 1 day ago

Find the Place You Love. Then Move There

If where you live isn’t truly your home, and you have the resources to make a change, it could do wonders for your happiness. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 2 days ago

More Dangerous Than the Capitol Riot

After the mob dispersed, most House Republicans did what it had demanded. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 3 days ago

Why Aren’t We Wearing Better Masks?

Cloth masks are better than nothing, but they were supposed to be a stopgap measure. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 3 days ago

Orphans Gave Up Everything to Distribute the World’s First Vaccine

Spain’s strategy for rolling out the smallpox vaccine ran into some very 19th-century problems. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 3 days ago

The business owners, real-estate brokers, and service members who rioted acted not out of economic desperation, but out of their belief in their inviolable right to rule. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 4 days ago

Big Tech’s Foreign Problems Come Home

Links between online misinformation and real-world violence were always a problem “over there.” The Capitol Hill riot shows otherwise. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 4 days ago

EV Williams Is the Forrest Gump of the Internet (2016)

Ev Williams became a billionaire by helping to create the free and open web. Now, he’s betting against it. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 4 days ago

The social web should be different now

Tech giants must not treat their crackdown on the president’s social accounts as an edge case. The social web should be different now. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 4 days ago

Astronomers Are Keeping a Close Watch on Proxima Centauri

They have noticed something intriguing coming from the direction of Proxima Centauri. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 5 days ago

Xi Jinping Is Undoing China's Economic Miracle

The country’s paramount leader is turning away from reforms that helped it grow and develop. That will have consequences beyond its borders. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 5 days ago

The movement has been led into a moral wreck by Trump. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 5 days ago

Remove Trump Tonight

Republicans must distance themselves from the president, and join their colleagues in ending his tenure. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 10 days ago

The Alarming Scope of the President's Emergency Powers

From seizing control of the internet to declaring martial law, President Trump may legally do all kinds of extraordinary things. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 10 days ago

The 1996 Law [Section 230] That Ruined the Internet

Why I changed my mind about Section 230. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 13 days ago

The Pandemic Disproved Urban Progressives’ Theory About Gentrification

The ‘gentrification-industrial complex’ isn’t who anti-growth progressives think it is. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 14 days ago

The Dark Reality of Betting Against QAnon

The conspiracy theory has been tied to real-life danger—but before it entered the mainstream, one man stumbled upon Q in a game of political predictions. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 15 days ago

The Mutated Coronavirus Is a Ticking Time Bomb

There is much we don’t know about the new COVID-19 variant—but everything we know so far suggests a huge danger. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 15 days ago

New Year’s Resolutions That Will Lead to Happiness

Set goals to improve your well-being—not your wallet or your waistline | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 15 days ago

The Mutated Virus Is a Ticking Time Bomb

There is much we don’t know about the new COVID-19 variant—but everything we know so far suggests a huge danger. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 16 days ago

How to be hated at a University (2016)

Nicholas and Erika Christakis stepped down from their positions in residential life months after student activists called for their dismissal over a Halloween kerfuffle. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 17 days ago

The Scientific Case for Two Spaces After a Period

A new study proves that half of people are correct. The other is also correct. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 17 days ago

Where Year Two of the Pandemic Will Take Us

As vaccines roll out, the U.S. will face a choice about what to learn and what to forget. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 18 days ago

The Life in the Simpsons Is No Longer Attainable

The most famous dysfunctional family of 1990s television enjoyed, by today’s standards, an almost dreamily secure existence. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 18 days ago

The Life in the Simpsons Is No Longer Attainable

The most famous dysfunctional family of 1990s television enjoyed, by today’s standards, an almost dreamily secure existence. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 18 days ago

Pandemic Year Two

As vaccines roll out, the U.S. will face a choice about what to learn and what to forget. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 18 days ago

Pareidolia: A Bizarre Bug of the Human Mind Emerges in Computers (2012)

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@theatlantic.com | 18 days ago

What the Living Do

A poem by Marie Howe, published in The Atlantic in 1994 | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 19 days ago

Covid-19 Changes Our Sleep

The coronavirus can cause insomnia and long-term changes in our nervous systems. But sleep could also be a key to ending the pandemic. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 19 days ago

The Fetishization of Mr. Rogers’s ‘Look for the Helpers’

Turning the reassuring line for children into a meme for adults should make everyone uncomfortable. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 19 days ago

Why Doesn't Anyone Answer the Phone Anymore?

Telephone culture is disappearing.  | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 22 days ago

Anti-Vaxxers Think This Is Their Moment

Society’s well-being depends on how well public-health officials and average internet users combat misinformation. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 25 days ago

The day Google had to start over on Android (2013)

Google was building a secret mobile product to fend off chief rival Microsoft. Then Apple announced the iPhone, and everything changed. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 26 days ago

The president is discussing martial law in the Oval Office, as his grip on reality falters. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 27 days ago

Army Secretary and Chief of Staff disavow intention to participation in a coup

Trump is turning the Republican Party against democracy. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 27 days ago

The Truth Behind Indian American Exceptionalism

Many of us are unaware of the special circumstances that eased our entry into American life—and of the bonds we share with other nonwhite groups. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 28 days ago

A long-held belief about how hummingbirds drink is wrong

A long-held belief about how hummingbirds drink is wrong—and the truth is really weird. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 28 days ago

Nobody does nothing as president, not even someone who watches television for five or six hours a day. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 28 days ago

What the Vaccine’s Side Effects Feel Like

The COVID-19 vaccine will make some people feel sick. But they’re not—that’s the immune system doing its job. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 28 days ago

The Most American Religion

Perpetual outsiders, Mormons spent 200 years assimilating to a certain national ideal—only to find their country in an identity crisis. What will the third century of the faith look like? | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 29 days ago

TikTok Bans MLMs from Platform

Multilevel marketing needs social media in order to recruit, and TikTok just banned it. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 29 days ago

United Airlines plans to invest in carbon capture and storage

United Airlines is betting on carbon removal as the key to climate-friendly air travel. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 1 month ago

Is there life on Venus? The debate is far from over

If phosphine is lurking in the planet’s atmosphere, the source could, just maybe, be alien life. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 1 month ago

Facebook Is a Doomsday Machine

The architecture of the modern web poses grave threats to humanity. It’s not too late to save ourselves. | Continue reading


@theatlantic.com | 1 month ago

Facebook Is a Doomsday Machine

The architecture of the modern web poses grave threats to humanity. It’s not too late to save ourselves. | Continue reading


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