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Delivery Robots Aren’t Ready—When They Could Be Needed Most

Starship and others building robots for sidewalks have faced criticism for operating there, where they compete with pedestrians and people in wheelchairs for space....

Top10: India world’s 3rd-largest military spender

Good morning!5 THINGS FIRSTToday: 4th phase of West Bengal assembly polls; IPL: CSK vs DC; Real Madrid vs Barcelona in La Liga. Tomorrow: Covid-19...

Adidas says first-quarter profits fell more than 90% due to coronavirus...

Adidas predicted that sales will fall by 40% in the second quarter after the German sportswear giant saw profits drop more than 90% in the...

26 Hours on a Saharan Freight Train

More than a mile long and consisting of 200 freight cars, Mauritania’s Train du Desert is one of the longest and heaviest trains in...

A Coronavirus Silver Lining: Less Driving, Fewer Crashes

For all the misery Covid-19 has wrought, the shelter-in-place orders imposed in the name of public health have yielded a few benefits, at least...

The Shared Visual Language of the 1918 and 2020 Pandemics

People covering their faces with masks. Cities opening makeshift hospitals. Society thrown into upheaval by a mysterious new virus. These scenes sound like the...

The best board games to play with your quarantined housemates

Aurich Lawson reader comments 87 with 64 posters participating Share this story Trapped indoors? Brain turning to mush? Can't bear...

Space Photos of the Week: Polychromatic Views of the Earth

Thursday, April 22, was the 50th anniversary of Earth Day. So it’s a great time to take a look at our beautiful planet through...

Our favorite boardgames that model the natural world

<img src="https://acqro.in/wp-content/uploads/2021/04/our-favorite-boardgames-that-model-the-natural-world.jpg" alt="Photosynthesis, the game.">Enlarge / Photosynthesis, the game.Dan Thurot reader comments 17 with 15 posters participating Share this story ...

Hollywood’s small businesses in crisis as coronavirus shuts everything down

Hollywood may be known for its big studios with thousands of employees and giant sound stages. But of the 5,900 businesses in Hollywood, 99.5%...

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