Another nor’easter is on its way and you’ve got to be f*cking kidding

The fourth coastal storm in three weeks to hammer the Eastern Seaboard appears likely to form early next week, potentially delivering yet another crippling snowstorm to millions from the Mid-Atlantic to New England. Unlike the previous storms, this one is going to form further to the south, putting the Washington,

The best signs from the National School Walkout

Students of all ages turned out by the thousands for the National School Walkout to protest gun violence and recognize the lives of the 17 people killed during the mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Fla. last month.  At 10 a.m. on Wednesday, kids left their

Trump still has the same Russia problem

Outgoing Secretary of State Rex Tillerson made a point to specifically call out Russia in his farewell statement on Tuesday — highlighting an urgent challenge that is now the responsibility of his replacement Mike Pompeo along with Defense Secretary James Mattis. Read more about this at

‘Steve’ is the name of a new kind of aurora, discovered thanks to citizen scientists

“Steve” may be ordinary as it comes with aurora names, but one called exactly that certainly has an extraordinary story. The streaks of purple light which appeared in the sky over Regina, Canada, were the source of curiosity for locals who hadn’t seen anything quite like it before.  SEE ALSO:

You Saved My Life And I Don’t Even Know Your Name

Nicholas Kwok / Unsplash I see you sometimes. You’re the kid the same age as my little sister who’s crossing the street as I sit in traffic at a red light. You’re the guy whose laugh everyone noticed in the busy restaurant last night. You’re the barista who gives me

Opinion: Why Trump is right to purge his Cabinet

Having sacked Rex Tillerson as secretary of state, President Donald Trump has signaled that other heads could be meant for the guillotine. Perhaps as many as nine. Cabinet massacres of that scale are usually a sign of instability, even failing leadership. It wasn’t Jimmy Carter’s Crisis of Confidence speech in

Now we know why Siri was so dumb for so long

It’s no secret that Siri is way behind other voice assistants like the Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa when it comes to comprehension and total number of skills.  Apple has drastically improved Siri over the years, adding new features and upgrading its voice to sound more human-like, but its ongoing

Stephen Hawking was a remarkable advocate for people with disabilities

When Stephen Hawking spoke, the world listened.  The physicist, who died early Wednesday at the age of 76, could never be contained to just one subject. He talked about his life’s work — exploring the origin of the universe — while contributing to conversations about topics like fighting for Britain’s