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How Wordle brought us back together

Spelling Bee, too, and Words With Friends. Who knew online word games would get us talking to each other again?

By Schuyler Velasco

Culture

Humans + Robots

Space

Big Idea

Bugs, anyone? How to feed a Mars colony

Tackling the food supply in space might give us some ideas for Earth

By Schuyler Velasco

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Humans+Robots

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

Society

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.