On changing it just a little.
In defense of tall tales.
On imagination and fears.
Another year of smartphones will be upon us soon.
We’ll likely see new versions of all of 2017’s major flagship Android phones. But when can you expect them to come out? How long will you have to wait? A newly leaked list might have revealed 2018’s roadmap.
Though the list, posted to China’s Weibo (like every leak) social network, can’t be verified, the timeline seems to match up with what we’d expect from an annual release cycle. Even so, you shouldn’t base any purchasing decisions on this list; it could turn out to be completely wrong. Read more…
Mitch Goldstone loves photo scanning. His business, ScanMyPhotos, does what it says on the tin: you send photos to the company and, using high speed scanners and special software, his team digitizes your photos, sticks them onto a USB key or online, and sends them back.
He is proud of his business. Thanks to his scanners he’s helped users save their photos from tornadoes, floods, and theft. Read More
Lately, there has been a notable increase in news about motor insurance frauds in Singapore. In fact, the number of reported cases of car insurance frauds in the first 9 months of 2017 has already doubled the total number of cases reported in 2016. Mostly, these frauds operate by staging an accident, coercing others to […]
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Spoiler alert: Charlie Brooker’s Netflix show is back, and we’re recapping every episode.
Comics scholar Safiyya Hosein explores how superheroes like Dust and Ms. Marvel can both perpetuate and subvert stereotypes.
‘There’s nothing on Earth like a genuine, bona fide, electrified, six-car monorail!’
Our guide to getting the most out of Microsoft’s gaming console.
The Parker Solar Probe will fly closer to the sun than any spacecraft in history, so it better be able to handle the heat.
As the FiveThirtyEight staff recovers from a hectic year of news, we’ve been reflecting on our favorite stories from the past 12 months. What follows is not a comprehensive list of our best work, but it is some of what has lingered in our minds as we get ready for 2018. Our editor in chief, […]
Deputy Managing Editor of the Jerusalem Post, Caroline Glick, was on fire.
Love will feel different than you imagined it could.
Has any other company had a more batshit year than Uber? In lieu of a traditional report card, I briefly…
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Most years, December is the time you justify your procrastination by gift shopping, reviewing essential “Best Of” lists, and planning extremely well-deserved holiday vacations. However, in staying true to its persistent weirdness, 2017’s December made cryptocurrency one of the trendiest, most distraction-worthy subjects of the year. While a single bitcoin reached nearly $20,000 in value, many other cryptocurrencies saw similarly optimistic gains, and the news cycle turned towards teenage millionairesLike, what is this world we live in? Read more…
When the augmented reality revolution begins, a lot more people will be prepared—thanks to the dancing hot dog.
Superheroes, musical spectacles and a little film called ‘Black Panther’
The business of selling legal weed is big and getting bigger. North Americans spent $6.7 billion on legal cannabis last year, and some analysts think that with California set to open recreational dispensaries on Jan. 1 and Massachusetts and Canada soon to follow, the market could expand to more than $20.2 billion by 2021. So […]