Best Gaming Mouse (2021): Wireless, Corded, and Under $50

Picking a gaming mouse is a very personal endeavor. Everyone's hands are different, everyone's preferences and needs are different, and we all play different games. That's why we're lucky to live in … [+928 chars]

The FTC Cracks Down on Bot-Wielding Ticket Scalpers

This week, Joe Biden was sworn in as the 46th president of the United States. To commemorate the outgoing Donald Trump's four years in office, we took a look at the most absurd, bizarre, or outright … [+4269 chars]

Chrome and Edge Want to Help Solve Your Password Problems

If youre like lots of people, someone has probably nagged you to use a password manager and you still havent heeded the advice. Now, Chrome and Edge are coming to the rescue with beefed-up password m… [+4006 chars]

A New Project Maps the Pacific Coast's Critical Kelp Forests

This story originally appeared in Canada's National Observerand is part of theClimate Deskcollaboration. An ambitious project to map and monitor sea kelp forests along the entire British Columbia co… [+3380 chars]

The 9 Best Laptop Stands: Adjustable, Portable, and More

You're often craning your neck when you work on a laptop, and that's not good for your back. Laptop stands can help, whether you're at home or in the office, especially if you want to upgrade from us… [+1399 chars]

What's the Difference Between Electric Field, Voltage, and Current?

I hope that you are never in a situation in which you are in danger from a downed, but live, power line. However, if that ever happens, the recommended safety procedure is to move away with tiny, shu… [+2191 chars]

A Fight Over GameStop’s Soaring Stock Turns Ugly

Then came war. On Tuesday, Citron Research founder Andrew Left, an activist investor and short seller, tweeted that hed share five reasons why GameStops stock would plummet to $20 fast in an upcoming… [+3370 chars]

A Year Ago I Asked: How Bad Could Covid Get? Now We Know

Around this time last year, Covid-19the disease that has so far killed more than 400,000 Americans and infected 25 million morestill seemed like someone elses problem. On the last day of 2019, Chinas… [+3730 chars]

The Unsettling Truth About the ‘Mostly Harmless’ Hiker

According to Godso, Rodriguez didnt graduate. But people with computer skills usually dont have a hard time finding a job. Eventually, he started work at an ecommerce company based in Baton Rouge cal… [+3385 chars]

An Absurdly Basic Bug Let Anyone Grab All of Parler's Data

The social media platform Parler rose to prominence as an outlet for free speech. In practice, it became a haven for disinformation, hate speech, and calls for violence, the sort of content generally… [+3547 chars]