U.S. Postal Service Will Soon ‘Collapse’ Without Emergency Funds

U.S. Postal Service Will Soon ‘Collapse’ Without Emergency Funds

The U.S. Postal Service (USPS) will run out of money by the end of September if U.S. Congress doesn’t provide emergency funding, according to Postmaster-General Megan Brennan, who gave a private briefing to some members of Congress on Thursday. The news comes as the Postal Service is haemorrhaging cash from…

How To Fix Animal Crossing’s Dreaded Console Error

How To Fix Animal Crossing’s Dreaded Console Error

Online play on the Nintendo Switch should be easy. Firing up a game of Mario Kart 8 or visiting a friend’s island in Animal Crossing: New Horizons should be as simple as selecting the online option. But that’s not always the case. Sometimes you might get hit with a weird…

Enjoy This Huge Stash Of Rad 1980s And ’90s Rally Videos

Enjoy This Huge Stash Of Rad 1980s And ’90s Rally Videos

Weren’t you just saying you wish you knew where to find hours and hours of sweet old video clips featuring really rad cars from the 1980s and ’90s? Well… you’re welcome. The YouTube channel “VHS Rallies” has you covered.

Consider The Curtsy

Consider The Curtsy

Dr. Anthony Fauci has become a guiding light in a chaotic time. As Americans look for leaders and find nearly all of them lacking, the calm director of the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases has become a beacon. His words carry weight absent nearly all the politicization that…

When It Feels Like Your Boss Values Your Health Less Than The Cost Of A Laptop

When It Feels Like Your Boss Values Your Health Less Than The Cost Of A Laptop

This is Sick Days, a series documenting how jobs are changing during the coronavirus pandemic, as told by workers themselves. This week, we hear from some entertainment professionals, a credit union worker, a nanny and part-time baker, and more. If you’d like to submit a story, use this Google form and…

Are Plants Quantum?

Are Plants Quantum?

A long-standing debate over just how “quantum” photosynthesis is may finally be coming to an end.

Why Coronavirus Could Lead To More Rhino Poaching

Why Coronavirus Could Lead To More Rhino Poaching

Live wildlife markets have temporarily closed across China and air pollution is dropping in cities around the world under lockdown due to the coronavirus pandemic. That’s given nature some space to breathe even as the virus takes a toll on humanity. But in southern and eastern Africa, the risks to…

Our Old ‘Normal’ Is Gone Forever, So What’s Next?

Our Old ‘Normal’ Is Gone Forever, So What’s Next?

The world faces profound disruption. For Australians who lived through the most horrific fire season on record, there has been no time to recover. The next crisis is now upon us in the form of COVID-19. As we grapple with uncertainty and upheaval, it’s clear that our old “normal” will…

WeWork Can’t Pay The Rent

WeWork Can’t Pay The Rent

WeWork has bailed on April rent on some of its locations as the beleaguered coworking space company goes into a financial spiral amid the novel coronavirus pandemic, according to a report from Bloomberg.

Lenovo’s Yoga C740 Is A Damn Good Laptop For Under $1,600

Lenovo’s Yoga C740 Is A Damn Good Laptop For Under $1,600

It is a sad fact that 2-in-1s exist despite the fact that they’re never exceptional at being both a laptop and a tablet. Maybe it was a bad experience with a tablet that turned me off to the idea, not to mention I hate typing on anything but an actual…

Trump To World: Keep Your Grubby Hands Off Of Our Theoretical Moon Mines

Trump To World: Keep Your Grubby Hands Off Of Our Theoretical Moon Mines

For millennia, mankind has had one dream, one desire, one singular unifying purpose: to take its rightful place among the stars by destroying the fucking Moon. On Monday, Donald Trump advanced that goal by signing an executive order telling the world that the U.S. won’t let any other countries interfere…

A Guide To The Wildest Rumours On The Internet

A Guide To The Wildest Rumours On The Internet

People will believe anything these days, right? Well, maybe not quite, but the internet does have its fair share of myths, rumours and lies meant to entice the unwitting down wild and unfathomable rabbit holes. The most popular internet myths tend to be the most believable, like the sad demise…

Twitch Updates Its Vague Attire Policy With Further Specificity On Underboob

Twitch Updates Its Vague Attire Policy With Further Specificity On Underboob

A devoted troop of boob patrollers has sunk a lot of time into reporting boobs on Twitch over the years, aided largely by Twitch’s Delphic “attire” guidelines. Until now, attire was to be “publicly appropriate for the context, location, and activity” of the broadcast and, more confusingly, appropriate for a…

Entire Ecosystems Could Abruptly Go Extinct Within This Decade

Entire Ecosystems Could Abruptly Go Extinct Within This Decade

The world is undergoing its sixth major extinction crisis, and as many reports have shown, our warming planet puts many more species at risk of annihilation. A new study published in Nature on Wednesday takes an even deeper look at the crisis and what ecosystem-wide changes could look like.