Technology






Cheerful Little Chart Tells You How You Might Die

A fascinating, if somewhat morbid, corner of the digital design world is devoted entirely to predicting your death. The people inhabiting this world do things like mine data from the Social Security Administration to create charts that illustrate when you’re likely to…


The 25 Most Delightful Pop-Culture Moments of 2015

Decades from now, historians will look back at 2015—a period rife with global, financial, and ecological headaches—and think, Welp, at least they had Bing Bong. Throughout the year, we needed pop-culture pick-me-ups like never before, and thankfully, there were plenty…


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Bacteria Gain on Last-Resort Antibiotics

Getty Images In the US, colistin is the last resort antibiotic doctors use to treat infections that are resistant to virtual every other drug in the world. In China, colistin is fed to pigs by the ton to fatten them…



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Climate Change Finally Gets Taken Seriously

Then One/WIRED In 2015, the world finally, collectively, decided to take climate change seriously. Yes, I’m mostly talking about the historic Paris climate deal, where top negotiators from every country agreed to cut fossil fuel emissions in order to keep…