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Does the algorithm know you too well? Here’s how to shake up your recommendations for a more varied listening experience.

1/18/2021 10:00:00 AM

Whether you want to battle Star Wars spaceships or shoot a cinematic masterpiece, one of these picks is going to be perfect for you.

1/18/2021 9:00:00 AM

If you’re thinking, “Oh, I just need to suck it up,” stop. What you’re feeling is real. Here’s how to cope.

1/18/2021 8:00:00 AM

The robo-vessel will map the ocean floor, and its solar-powered sensors will sample fish DNA and collect climate data.

1/18/2021 7:00:00 AM

In Pixar’s new film, Soul, the protagonist wakes up in the body of a cat. It’s a common enough trope—but it gets messier the more you think about it.

1/18/2021 7:00:00 AM

Over the course of his presidency, he managed to be consistently wrong, outrageous, and dangerous in equal measure. We look back at his most notorious remarks.

1/18/2021 6:00:00 AM

Reopening in the fall was a massive gamble. At one high-poverty elementary school, navigating the risks paid off.

1/18/2021 6:00:00 AM

Elemental reactions, like shooting a dynamite-filled barrel or using an ice spell to cross a stream, are an important way for designers to bring worlds to life.

1/18/2021 6:00:00 AM

Launching rockets from planes is a decades-old concept that never really took off. Billionaire Richard Branson thinks its time has come.

1/17/2021 1:49:46 PM

Our nation’s failure to invest in information technology has severely limited our Covid response. A federal chief experience officer could change that.

1/17/2021 8:00:00 AM