A Business Built on Disinformation: Highlights From Our Investigation
by Daniel Victor on August 22, 2019 at 10:48 am
Driven by Facebook, The Western Journal has had one of the biggest audiences in the news media, but little is known about the publication. Here’s what we found out.
Inside India’s Messy Electric Vehicle Revolution
by Saumya Khandelwal, Vindu Goel and Karan Deep Singh on August 22, 2019 at 10:13 am
A million electric rickshaws sprang up out of nowhere and are now being used by 60 million people a day. The government and vehicle makers are struggling to catch up.
How Many Triangles Are There? Here’s How to Solve the Puzzle
by Kenneth Chang on August 22, 2019 at 8:06 am
Counting will get you nowhere. Try a little combinatorics instead.
YouTuber’s Surprise Discovery Gives Parents Last Look at Son They Lost
by Jacey Fortin on August 22, 2019 at 4:15 am
Rich Abernathy was filming a dive for YouTube when he found an old GoPro partly buried in the muck. “It’s like he’s right here,” said Robin McCrear of seeing the video footage of her son, Richard Lee Ragland III, who died in 2017.
The Collective Memory of American Shoppers
by Kelsey Lawrence on August 22, 2019 at 3:34 am
On Facebook and Reddit, retail-focused groups remember the heyday of malls and share stories of shuttered department stores.
Where Did North West Learn to Sew? At Camp, of Course
by Arit John on August 22, 2019 at 3:31 am
In Hollywood, there’s a glamorous extracurricular program for fashion-savvy kids as young as 6.
How to Turn an iPhone Into a Work-Only Tool
by Conor Dougherty on August 22, 2019 at 3:19 am
To prevent distractions, Conor Dougherty, an economics writer, dumped social media and anything fun — even his browser — from his smartphone.
Instagram’s Chain-Letter Uprising
by John Herrman on August 22, 2019 at 3:17 am
Hordes of confused Instagrammers are trying to declare sovereignty from Instagram. Do they accidentally have a point?
Hi, Alexa. How Do I Stop You From Listening In On Me?
by Brian X. Chen on August 22, 2019 at 3:12 am
Humans help train artificial intelligence, so someone may be listening to what you tell Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa. Here’s what to do if you have a problem with that.
Scorsese’s New Mob Epic, ‘The Irishman,’ Has Netflix and Theaters at Odds
by Nicole Sperling on August 22, 2019 at 3:10 am
Will the movie, which stars Robert De Niro, come to a theater near you? After months of talks, there is still no resolution.