Hookahs Aren’t Safer Than Cigarettes
Hookahs are growing in popularity, but if you’re interested because you’ve heard that they’re “safer” than other ways of smoking, we have bad news for you: They’re probably not. Read more…
How to Tell If the FAA Has Banned Your MacBook Pro From Flying
On Tuesday, the Federal Aviation Administration officially banned select MacBook Pros from U.S. flights. This news comes months after Apple voluntarily recalled some laptops for overheated batteries that posed fire risks. Read more…
Twitter is blocked in China, but its state news agency is buying promoted tweets to portray Hong Kong protestors as violent
Twitter is being criticized for running promoted tweets by China’s largest state news agency that paint pro-democracy demonstrations in Hong Kong as violent, even though the rallies, including one that drew an estimated 1.7 million people this weekend, have b…
How President Trump Scooped Me on a Google Story
Kevin Cernekee, a conservative firebrand inside Google, kept a low public profile. Then, WIRED’s reporting propelled him to Fox News—and Trump’s tweets.
Epstein Suicide Conspiracies Show How Our Information System Is Poisoned
With each news cycle, the system grows more efficient.