The Withings ScanWatch 2 Checks Your Temperature and Ups the Price
This elegant hybrid smartwatch adds temperature tracking to heart rate, ECG, and blood oxygen levels, but the subscription left me cold.
ChatGPT Spit Out Sensitive Data When Told to Repeat ‘Poem’ Forever
Plus: A major ransomware crackdown, the arrest of Ukraine's cybersecurity chief, and a hack-for-hire entrepreneur charged with attempted murder.
Climate Cookbooks Are Here to Change How You Eat
Sustainable diets have been around for ages. An emerging cookbook genre that tackles the climate crisis signals a new appetite for change.
Was Bobi the World’s Oldest Dog—or a Fraud?
A quest to uncover the truth about Bobi, named the “oldest dog ever” by Guinness World Records, led to dog fur experts and conspiracy theories, and left me with serious questions about how world records are verified.
Ozempic Could Also Help You Drink Less Alcohol
Mounting evidence bolsters the idea that drugs like semaglutide—better known as Ozempic or Wegovy—can hamper a thirst for booze.
When It Comes to January 6 Lawsuits, a Court Splits Donald Trump in Two
A federal court ruled on Friday that Trump, as president, may be able to avoid civil action for his role in the January 6, 2021, attack on the US Capitol. But candidate Trump is something different.
Anduril’s New Drone Killer Is Locked on to AI-Powered Warfare
Autonomous drones are rapidly changing combat. Anduril’s new one aims to gain an edge with jet power and AI.
The Year of ChatGPT and Living Generatively
In November last year, OpenAI launched a “low key research preview” called ChatGPT. What happened next transformed the tech industry—and perhaps humanity’s future.
Coffee Lovers, It’s Time to Stop Using K-Cups
This week, we talk with our resident kitchen expert about coffee: the best ways to make it, what gear to buy, and what to avoid.