The New Yorker: Science & Tech

Online version of the weekly magazine, with current articles, cartoons, blogs, audio, video, slide shows, an archive of articles and abstracts back to 1925.

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Ten Horror Movies Without the Gore

These ten films suggest the extremes of experience that are evoked by the very effort to explore the supernatural, the haunted, the tormented, the dreadful, both outward and within.

Why I’m Leaving the Republican Party

I depart from the party I once loved so much with an abiding faith in the ability of our citizens to rise above their disagreements and give me a multimillion-dollar contract at a cable news network.

Will Florida Decide the Presidential Race or Throw It Into Confusion?

The state remains deeply polarized, and statewide races continue to be decided by razor-thin margins.

The Crossword: Wednesday, October 28, 2020

Feature on the underside of a cat’s paw, cutely: seven letters.

The Twenty-Six-Year-Old Challenging Her Government from the Inside

By taking up issues like mental health and marijuana legalization, New Zealand’s youngest M.P., Chlöe Swarbrick, has shaken up the country’s politics.

Kavanaugh Supports Cutoff For Vote-Counting But Not for Drinking

“If a patron is seated at a bar at midnight, drinking should be allowed to continue for hours, if not days, until drinking has been completed,” Kavanaugh wrote.

Rediscovering “Columbo” in 2020

The show’s protagonist is a merit-based hero, besting the privileged and the spoiled.

The Unsettling Anti-Entertainment of “A World of Calm”

The HBO Max series doesn’t just service a viewer’s mood but seeks to induce a new state of mind—namely, a deep state of relaxation, or even a good, long nap.

Daily Cartoon: Tuesday, October 27th

“No, this doesn’t mean they’re all voting Republican.”

Justice Amy Coney Barrett Is Sworn In Under Darkness at the White House

Republican senators, led by Mitch McConnell, treated the passing of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg as the starting bell in a bitterly exuberant race—which ended with Barrett on the court.

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