Lifestyle

Whale ‘roadkill’ is on the rise off California. A new detection system could help.
Coffee (or tea!) mugs that make for easy gifts
Gear to make every day feel like National Coffee Day
Why do brains need sleep? These ‘twinkling’ star-shaped cells may help us find out
Brain-eating amoebae are very rare, but warming waters may change that
Wine bottle holders and racks that make sophisticated gifts
The 10-step guide to survival in an emergency
One-third of US parents say they won’t get their kids the flu vaccine
This four-wheel vehicle can seamlessly rip across the desert. Here’s how.
Amazon finally released the dates of 2020 Prime Day
You should definitely rotate your workouts
Few people knew female birds had unique songs—until women started studying them
Affordable headphones that make the perfect gift
These notebooks are excellent gifts
Blenders that make great gifts
This weird-looking plane could someday be a fast, clean option for air travel
Playing bad can shape behavior, but not in the way you think
Breathe easier during wildfires with a DIY air purifier
Crisp Hubble snapshot shows powerful new Jupiter storms
The best rakes for yard maintenance
These buff frogs never skip arm day
Leaf blowers that help you fight fallen foliage
West Coast states are calling in all their best planes and helicopters to fight fires
Bright rocks on Ryugu reveal the asteroid’s violent past
Turn a cheap chicken dinner into a Turkish street-food getaway
The best recording isolation shields for tracking audio in any space
A climate anomaly may have worsened the 1918 pandemic and WWI
More than 350 elephants died in Botswana, and we may finally know why
Amazon’s Fall 2020 products announcements include a security camera drone that flies around your house
Reliable window fans for keeping cool and breathing easy
Bird songs got sexier during the COVID-19 shutdown
These methods will make screen time more enriching for your kids
The CDC thinks 90 percent of the US could still catch COVID-19
Indoor potting mixes for a thriving houseplant jungle
Tesla’s new battery tech promises a road to a cheap self-driving electric car
Android security settings you should check right now
The top shoe organizers for a tidier hallway or closet
A volcanic eruption may have helped the dinosaurs take over the world
What happens in your brain when you daydream
Car trash cans to keep your auto spotless
Migrating monarchs are in trouble. Here’s how we can all help them.
A Brazilian city may have achieved herd immunity to COVID-19—but not without a cost
Photoshop will soon use AI to add dramatic skies to your boring photos
Save money during the pandemic with these tech-savvy solutions
Convenient laptop stands with adjustable easels
Metal scrubbers to keep your cast iron skillet in pristine condition
These COVID symptoms could last for months
Election graphics can be deceiving. Here’s how to see through their tricks.
NOAA is changing the way it talks about hurricanes
Ultra-wide computer monitors to enhance your setup