You’ve Been Drinking Microplastics, But Don’t Worry—Yet
A new WHO report says drinking microplastic particles isn’t yet a threat to human health. But we need way more research.
A Potent Cancer Therapy, an Instagram Hoax, and More News
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
Ford’s Bid for Safer Scooters? Sensors Everywhere
Partnering with the Virginia Tech, Ford-owned Spin is gathering data from its scooters to see where things get dangerous and how to keep riders safe.
An Old Instagram Hoax Fools a Bunch of Celebrities
Instagram users like Usher, Martha Stewart, and Rick Perry posted a meme warning about a new rule that doesn’t actually exist.
Raspberry Pi 4 Review: A Powerful New Pi
You can buy the latest Raspberry Pi as a Desktop PC Kit if you want, making it more useful than ever.
The Cost of Rising Seas: More Than $400 Billion (and Lots of Angst)
Coastal US cities will need massive new infrastructure to protect against climate change—and someone has to pay the bill.
Samsung Galaxy Note10+ Review: It’s Too Much Phone, But We Love It
Overkill has never been so beautiful.
Netflix’s Hyperdrive Is American Ninja Warrior for Cars
The new show pits amateur drivers against a plethora of pitfalls, from a giant seesaw to a “rail slide.”
Why a Promising, Potent Cancer Therapy Isn’t Used in the US
Carbon ion radiation therapy is being used to blast tumors all over the world. Just not in the country that invented it.
There’s a Thriving Market for Human Body Parts on Instagram
Users quietly buy and sell human skulls, decorated and sold by macabre enthusiasts. Is the underground marketplace just a microcosm of our colonial past?