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How ‘ for roommates’ could save seniors from homelessness

Web services like Silvernest pair priced-out renters with financially struggling homeowners.

By Hanna Merzbach

Culture + Society

Event Horizon

Event Horizon

Why are we seeing all these UFOs?

It’s not about little green men. It’s about us.

By Glenn McDonald

Humans + Robots

Climate Change


What’s the state of global warming? Ask the penguins.

Inside the high-tech quest to count the birds who signal climate change

By Erick Trickey

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Your brain vs. artificial intelligence

To understand how AI works, you have to understand human cognition, and recognize the processes we take for granted.

Is your dating app spying on you? Take this quiz.

By Schuyler Velasco and Ceci Menchetti


What would you do? Take an immigrant’s journey.

Here are eight immigrant stories, told through composite characters but based on real laws and historically documented scenarios. Follow their paths, and see how you would respond to the choices they faced.