What to Expect From a Pooch on a Paddleboard

Illustration: Rhett Allain As you can see, each of these objects has three forces acting on ittwo vertical forces and one horizontal force. The vertical forces aren't that important here. For the dog, there is its downward weight (Wd) and the upward normal f… [+2699 chars]

How to Back Up Your iPhone to iCloud or Mac

Apple gives users 5 GB of iCloud storage for free, but thats probably not enough to cover all of your data. You can buy more storage, but it adds up pretty fast. For data-heavy users, theres a better way, and you can do it for free. Backing Up to Your Mac ..… [+2002 chars]

Gadget Lab Podcast: Your DNA Belongs on the Blockchain

You may not realize it, but when you send a spit-filled tube off to a lab thats going to analyze your DNA, youre linking the most unique identifier possible (your gene sequence) to other sensitive personal information, like your name, home address, and credit… [+2015 chars]

Best iPhone for 2019: Which Model Should You Actually Buy?

The iPhone 7, 6S, SE, and every older iPhone before them are probably available somewhere, but you shouldn't take the bait. They don't have the processing power to keep up with the latest software. They'll slow down considerably, and may stop getting updates.… [+677 chars]

The Best iPhone 11 Deals (and Which Model to Pick)

Apple's latest iPhones are here. There are three new iPhones to choose from: the iPhone 11 Pro Max, the smaller iPhone 11 Pro, and the standard iPhone 11. If you're wondering which one is right for you and where to buy them, look no further. We've broken down… [+3604 chars]

The Bleak Hopefulness of Ad Astra

Ad Astra is a lonely movie. Set predominantly in spaceon the Moon, Mars, and shipsit's an isolating foray into the mind of a man so adept at controlling his emotions he doesn't mind weeks of solitary confinement in the cosmos. What's even more bleak is that t… [+3687 chars]

Enter the Capitalocene: How Climate Change Will Ruin Capitalism

You and I have the unfortunate honor of facing down a crisis the likes of which our species has never before seen. Rapid climate change of our own making is transforming every bit of ocean and land, imperiling organisms clear across the tree of life. Its kill… [+3992 chars]

We All Could Pay a Price for the Latest Slap at Huawei

Computer viruses, malware, and other cybersecurity threats are a global problem. But politics are intruding on the global response. The cybersecurity organization Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (First) confirmed Wednesday that it suspended Hua… [+3283 chars]

Amazon’s New Climate Pledges Won’t Stop Employee Walkout

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos unveiled a new set of programs designed to reduce the companys carbon footprint Thursday, including purchasing 100,000 electric trucks. The announcement comes just one day before at least 1,550 Amazon workers plan to walk out over what t… [+4565 chars]