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Quarantined Sportscaster’s Play-By-Play Of Dogs’ Mealtime Is The Content We Need

Andrew Cotter's commentary is the next best thing to sports announcing during the coronavirus pandemic. ...

How Nature Has Become America’s Saving Grace As We Shelter In Place

The social distance of the coronavirus pandemic is reminding Americans of the healing powers of the great outdoors. ...

The End Of Ice Fishing

Hardly any ice covered the Great Lakes this winter. Is this the new normal? ...

Rosanna Arquette On Losing Her ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ Co-Star To Coronavirus

"He was a wonderful, kind, gentle, wonderful actor with a great sense of humor," she said of Mark Blum. ...

Technology

So You Bought Someone a Gadget. Here’s How Not to Become Their Tech Support.

It feels like the easiest gift until it needs a reboot, restart or anything else.Credit...Getty ImagesWhether it’s the holidays,...
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With Disney Parks Closed, Fans Are Re-creating Their Favorite Rides At Home

Disney theme parks may be officially closed through at least the end of March, but some self-isolating fans are finding imaginative ways to keep...

FSB contractor breach exposes secret cyber weapons program leveraging IoT vulnerabilities

The hack of an FSB contractor has exposed details of the Russian intelligence agency’s cyber weapons program aimed at exploiting vulnerabilities in IoT devices....

Danny DeVito Really Wants You To Stay Inside During The Coronavirus Outbreak

New York Gov. Andrew Cuomo (D) brought out the big guns to prove he’s serious about people staying indoors during the coronavirus pandemic, tweeting out PSAs...

When Coronavirus Closes Your Lab, Can Science Go On?

Plenty of work can be done from home, but the pandemic is forcing some parts of the scientific process to be put on the...

Dua Lipa To Release New Album Early: ‘I Hope It Makes You Dance’

To satisfy your pop cravings in these uncertain times, Dua Lipa is releasing her new album “Future Nostalgia” ahead of schedule.  The British singer,...

Latest News

Tiffany Haddish On ‘Self Made,’ ‘Girls Trip 2’ And Loving The Quarantine Lifestyle

Here's what she's been watching ("Tiger King," "I Love Lucy") and doing (conferencing with her co-stars) during the pandemic. ...

Tom Hanks, Rita Wilson Return To U.S. Following Australia Coronavirus Quarantine

The celebrity couple tested positive for the virus while Hanks was working on Baz Luhrmann’s upcoming Elvis Presley film. ...

Cybersecurity super group swoops in to fight COVID-19 related hacks

You don’t tug on Superman’s cape, you don’t spit into the wind, you don’t pull the mask off the old Lone Ranger and, with...

Rachel Maddow Burns Trump Down After He Tweets Her Clip With Thanks

"The U.S. response is a catastrophe that is on track to cost hundreds of thousands of lives," Maddow tweeted after...

States Quietly Pass Laws Criminalizing Fossil Fuel Protests Amid Coronavirus Chaos

Over the past two weeks, Kentucky, South Dakota and West Virginia approved new laws meant to discourage Dakota Access-style protests....

We Made A Dream Cast For The ‘Tiger King’ Limited Series, And It’s Pretty Perfect

Kate McKinnon is already set to star as Carole Baskin. What do you think of the rest of our selections?...

Jerry O’Connell Shows How ‘Stand By Me’ Would Look In The COVID-19 Era

A lot of classic movies are going to be looked at differently in the aftermath of the coronavirus era.Just ask actor Jerry O’Connell, star...

New York Times

A Case for Paying With Your Phone

Sure, contactless payment systems are easier. Whether using your phone or a credit card, the technology is also a more...

Bill Gates Stepping Down From Microsoft’s Board

Mr. Gates, who founded the company with Paul Allen four decades ago, will also step down from the board of Berkshire Hathaway. ...

Samsung Galaxy Z Flip Review: A Folding Phone That’s a Dud

Samsung wants to excite you by offering a device with a foldable screen. Too bad it’s tedious to use...

Founder of 8chan Faces Arrest on ‘Cyberlibel’ Charge

Fredrick Brennan, who founded the site that has given visibility to violent extremists, gave up control of it in...

True Tales of Quarantined Socializing

ImageCredit...Photo Illustration by The New York TimesDigital dance raves. Streaming soundbaths. Book readings by phone. Now we’ve gotta get...
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Kim Kardashian Cursing As She Squeezes Into A Latex Suit Is Pure Comic Relief

Reality TV is a form of escapism and the newest episodes of “Keeping Up With the Kardashians” are arriving just in time.  On Sunday,...

When Coronavirus Closes Your Lab, Can Science Go On?

Plenty of work can be done from home, but the pandemic is forcing some parts of the scientific process to be put on the...

Big Tech Could Emerge From Coronavirus Crisis Stronger Than Ever

OAKLAND, Calif. — While the rest of the economy is tanking from the crippling impact of the coronavirus, business at the biggest technology companies...

Trump Administration Gives Apple More Tariff Relief

Trade officials approved the company’s request to remove tariffs on the Apple Watch.The Apple Watch, which is assembled in China, will be exempt from...
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Must Read

Default exploited by ‘Zoom bombers’ could by used by cybercrooks

The same default setting that allows attackers to “Zoom bomb” schoolchildren or remote workers meeting online with racist and pornographic content could...

Trump Campaign Threatens TV Stations That Air Ad Critical Of President

Not removing the ad about rising U.S. coronavirus cases “could put your station’s license in jeopardy,” the Trump campaign warned. ...

Cardi B Slams Celebs Getting Pricey Coronavirus Tests, Calls Out Government

Cardi B is challenging the Trump administration’s rhetoric about the coronavirus pandemic and calling out celebrities who have the “luxury” of paying to...

Great Wall of China’s Badaling section reopens to visitors

A small section of the Great Wall of China has reopened to visitors as of March 24, a sign that...

The ‘Asinine’ Reason Steve Carell Was Forced To Leave ‘The Office’

It’s the “that’s what she said” (and he said) to end them all. NBC’s “The Office” was never the same following the departure of...

NPR Station Stops Airing Trump Coronavirus Briefings For ‘False Information’

A National Public Radio station has tuned out President Donald Trump. KUOW in Seattle announced this week it would no longer air the president’s coronavirus...

Science

Yes, ‘Whiskey Dick’ Is Real (And Here’s What To Do If It Happens To You)

Experts give us the lowdown on a very annoying penis problem. ...

Governors Forced To Flatter Or Fight Trump For Needed COVID-19 Supplies

Republicans and Democrats alike are testing whether to fight or flatter, all in an attempt to get Trump's attention and...

New Device May Allow Up To 4 People To Share 1 Ventilator

The Vesper, or ventilation expansion splitter, can be produced cheaply with a 3D printer, its creators said. ...

Trump Courts Evangelicals With Goal To Reopen Economy By Easter

Trump's loyal evangelical fans see the president's choice of the holiest date on the Christian calendar as a meaningful goal,...

All Of The Important Coronavirus Terms, Explained

Pandemic vs. outbreak? Social distancing vs. stay in place? Here's a glossary of common COVID-19 phrases and what they mean....

Testing Blunders Crippled US Response To Coronavirus

Outside observers and federal health officials say there are four primary issues that together hampered the national response to COVID-19....

The Most Common Ways The Coronavirus Is Transmitted

You can get COVID-19 anywhere, but research suggests some modes are more contagious than others. ...

House Democrats Add Climate Rules To Stimulus Bill, But Fall Short Of Progressive Calls

The bill targets the airline industry for emissions cuts in particular. ...

Here’s What Trump’s Environmental Agencies Were Doing During The Pandemic This Week

They approved pipelines and gold mines while attacking science as the death toll rises from the novel coronavirus and mass...

Pot Shops Thriving Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

"You can't take these things away from people in times of stress,” an industry spokeswoman said about the increased use...

Why Social Distancing Could Go On A Lot Longer Than We Think

An influential report says Americans may have to stay home for months to keep coronavirus at bay. Here's why. ...

The Hucksters Pushing A Coronavirus ‘Cure’ With The Help Of Fox News And Elon Musk

Tucker Carlson, Glenn Beck and more have given a giant platform to a sketchy paper touting chloroquine. ...

National Spelling Bee Canceled Because Of Coronavirus

Organizers said they will try to reschedule the bee for later this year but did not commit to a new...

Video News

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Earth Just Captured A Spiffy New Moon, But Don’t Get Too Attached To It

Captured "mini moons" have long been theorized. This is just the second one that's been spotted. ...

All Of The Important Coronavirus Terms, Explained

Pandemic vs. outbreak? Social distancing vs. stay in place? Here's a glossary of common COVID-19 phrases and what they mean....

Scientists Recreate Sound Of 3000-Year-Old Egyptian Mummy

Researchers recreated the vocal tract of an Egyptian priest named Nesyamun using medical scanners, 3D printing and an electronic larynx....

D.C. Officials Ask Hundreds To Self-Quarantine After Priest’s Coronavirus Diagnosis

An Episcopal church has canceled all gatherings after its priest was diagnosed with COVID-19. ...

Mars Science Lab launch delayed two years

NASA's launch of the Mars Science Laboratory -- hampered by technical difficulties and cost overruns -- has been delayed until...

Doctors Discover Booze Brewing In Sober Woman’s Bladder

The 61-year-old patient was denied a liver transplant because doctors thought she was hiding an alcohol abuse problem. ...

Music

Social Psychologist Amanda Vicary and Spotify Reveal Why Women Are So Obsessed with True Crime—And Share 4 New Podcasts Coming in 2020

Murder and mystery have found their way onto Spotify—via podcasts. From My Favorite Murder with Karen Kilgariff and Georgia Hardstark...

Spotify Has the Pawfect Playlist for You And Your Pet

There is something uniquely special about the relationship we humans have with our pets—it’s one filled with unconditional love, licks,...

Los Cañonazos Bailables: Los clásicos de la rumba colombiana llegan a Spotify

Una de las tradiciones en el mes de diciembre en Colombia es reunirse con familia y amigos durante los nueve...

Spotify Reveals ‘Legendary’ Top Love Song Ahead of Valentine’s Day

With more than 1.1 billion streams on Spotify to date, John Legend’s hit song, “All of Me” may just be...

From BTS to BLACKPINK, the Power of K-Pop Has No Bounds

K-Pop is beloved by fans around the world, so we took to the data to see just how popular the...

3 Major Streaming Trends from Spotify’s First Year in India

It’s been exactly 12 months since Spotify launched in India, and my, how we’ve grown. There are now more than...

These are Spotify’s Top Workout & Wellness Trends – Plus 2020 Predictions to Help Kick-Start Your Resolutions

As we enter the New Year—or better yet, new decade—there are endless ways to get on that fitness, wellness, or...

This International Women’s Day, Stream the Top Female Voices on Spotify

March is all about women’s empowerment. In honor of International Women’s Day, March 8, we’re celebrating female voices by spotlighting...
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Entertainment

From BTS to BLACKPINK, the Power of K-Pop Has No Bounds

K-Pop is beloved by fans around the world, so we took to the data to see just how popular the...

Rosanna Arquette On Losing Her ‘Desperately Seeking Susan’ Co-Star To Coronavirus

"He was a wonderful, kind, gentle, wonderful actor with a great sense of humor," she said of Mark Blum. ...

Ronan Farrow Drops His Publisher For Acquiring Woody Allen’s Memoir

Journalist Ronan Farrow is dropping his publisher, the Hachette Book Group, after the company decided to publish the memoir written by his father,...

These Dog TikToks Can Make Social Isolation Feel Way Less Ruff

We get it — staying at home during the coronavirus outbreak can feel like a major puggle. Self-isolation is terrier us all up inside,...

Kylie Jenner Donates $1 Million To First Responders For Coronavirus Relief

Since everything else in this country besides Kylie Jenner’s money seems to be running out, the makeup mogul has made a $1 million...

Chrissy Teigen Reveals Hurtful Moment She Was Fired From Modeling Job

Chrissy Teigen has opened up again about her struggles with body image as a swimsuit model. The 34-year-old spilled on parenting, plastic surgery, mental...
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This Could Be The End Of The Classic Paper Coffee Cup

We toss 260 billion paper cups in the trash every year. These coffee shops have a better solution. ...

Let These Adorable Animal Livestreams Bring On The Warm And Fuzzies

From shelter kittens to wild polar bears to manatees, let these critter webcams take your mind off social isolation during...

Solidarity In A Time Of Social Distancing

There are ways to help people without putting yourself or others at risk from COVID-19. ...

Why We Panic About The Coronavirus But Not About The Climate Crisis

Both are urgent global crises, both are taking lives ― but our reactions are very different. Climate experts explain why....
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Securiity

Hijacked routers and attempted WHO hack highlight latest COVID-19 attacks

Businesses remain closed in many major cities around the world as the coronavirus pandemic rages, but cybercriminals are still open for business,...

Network security automation your way

Today’s most successful business leaders know that every decision must be aligned to strategic goals. Whether acquiring another company or engaging in a full-scale digital...

Convincing Google Impersonation Opens Door to MiTM, Phishing

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal...

Hackers Actively Exploit 0-Day in CCTV Camera Hardware

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal...

Tekya Malware Threatens Millions of Android Users via Google Play

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal...

Chinese Hackers Exploit Cisco, Citrix Flaws in Massive Espionage Campaign

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal...

Apple releases more than 30 security patches

Apple released updates across eight product lines with several having more than a dozen issues addressed. Apple does not rate the severity of...

Some cybercriminals consider laying off health care targets amid COVID-19 crisis

Certain members of the cybercriminal community, including a few malware developers and operators, have reportedly expressed a willingness to avoid attacking health...

Coronavirus tracking app locks up Android phones for ransom

A malicious Android app that supposedly helps track cases of the coronavirus actually locks users’ phones and demands a ransom in order...

Report: NutriBullet’s website injected with skimmer three times by Magecart Group 8

Since February, a prominent Magecart cybercriminal group has injected the same Java-based payment card skimmer program not one, not two, but three...

Drupal, Google and Cisco post security advisories

Batches of security advisories were rolled out by Drupal, Google and Cisco yesterday addressing a host of critical-rated issues for their products....

This Stalkerware Delivers Extra-Creepy Features

The administrator of your personal data will be Threatpost, Inc., 500 Unicorn Park, Woburn, MA 01801. Detailed information on the processing of personal...