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Use Apple Shortcuts To Build The Ultimate Daily Digital Journal

I started journaling in 2019. It’s not that I love keeping a journal, exactly. It’s more that I find my brain works better if I spend a little time dumping its contents onto paper every morning. This practice got me through 2020, an extremely difficult year, and I’ve kept...

How Israel Is Defending Against Iran’s Drone Assault

On Saturday, Iran launched more than 200 drones and cruise missiles at Israel. As the drones made their way across the Middle East en route to their target, Israel has invoked a number of defense systems to impede their progress. None will be more important than the Iron Dome....

24 Mother’s Day Gifts We’ve Tried And Love (2023)

SPEAKING AS A mom myself, I know that the best gift you can give your mother is you. Whether you plug in your hybrid or hop on a cheap electric bike, you should see her if you can (we get it if you think air travel is scary, though)....

House Votes To Extend—and Expand—a Major US Spy Program

A controversial US wiretap program days from expiration cleared a major hurdle on its way to being reauthorized. After months of delays, false starts, and interventions by lawmakers working to preserve and expand the US intelligence community’s spy powers, the House of Representatives voted on Friday to extend Section...

Change Healthcare Faces Another Ransomware Threat—and It Looks Credible

For months, Change Healthcare has faced an immensely messy ransomware debacle that has left hundreds of pharmacies and medical practices across the United States unable to process claims. Now, thanks to an apparent dispute within the ransomware criminal ecosystem, it may have just become far messier still. In March,...

Taylor Swift’s Music Is Back On TikTok—Right Before Her New Album Drops

In the drawn-out contract battle between TikTok and Universal Music Group, a high-profile exemption has been made for Taylor Swift. A few of her songs became available again as TikTok sounds on Thursday, just a week before the release of Swift’s latest album, The Tortured Poets Department. It remains...

19 Best Gifts For Dad (2024): Grilling Gear, Coffee, Mitts

Your dad probably isn’t going to complain about any gift you give him. For better or worse, most modern dads don’t get hung up on presents. You know the meme of the older bearded gentleman with a goofy smile opening a shirt just like the one he has on?...

Unveiling the Future: The Intersection of AI and Gaming

The gaming industry, a dynamic and ever-evolving frontier, has witnessed revolutionary changes over the past few decades, morphing from simple pixelated screens to vast, immersive worlds that captivate millions. At the heart of this transformation is the integration of Artificial Intelligence (AI), not just as a tool for creating...

Trump Loyalists Kill Vote On US Wiretap Program

For the third time since December, House Speaker Mike Johnson has failed to wrangle support for reauthorizing a critical US surveillance program, raising questions about the future of a law that compels certain businesses to wiretap foreigners on the government’s behalf. Johnson lost 19 Republicans on Tuesday in a...