A Rover Named After DNA Pioneer Rosalind Franklin is Headed for Mars in 2020
“This name reminds us that it is in the human genes to explore.”
Why Europe Has Dodged America's Fentanyl Crisis
Europe's most lucrative heroin markets seem ripe for a fentanyl takeover. But why the no-show?
The Fight to Repatriate African Skulls in European Museum Collections
Africans have been calling for the return of ancestors’ remains for decades, and at least one Western leader is now listening.
Germany Introduces a Third Gender Category on Official Documents
Its parliament just approved an option for gender non-conforming, intersex, or non-binary people on birth certificates.
Right to Repair
Protesters Are Slowly Winning Electronics Right-to-Repair Battles in Europe
Activists brought a busted refrigerator to a protest and successfully agitated for their right to repair.
Burgundy's Last Independent Mustard Factory Will Make Your Eyes Water
The Maison Fallot, in the French city of Beaune, is holding on in the face of food industry giants.
15 European Gambling Regulators Agree to Investigate If Loot Boxes Harm Children
Authorities from Spain, the United Kingdom, Portugal, Austria, Poland, Latvia and others signed the declaration.
How to Use GDPR To Stop Data Breaches Screwing You Over
You may just think of the GDPR as a privacy law. But you can use it to remove your sensitive data from company servers in anticipation of a hack.
The Huge Panic About the Trump-Putin Summit Is Great for Russia
Of course, just meeting with Trump (again) is a win for his favorite strongman.
The Nice Guide to Right Now
Watch This Very Good Boy Give His Human Friend CPR
Dogs may be the only pure things left in this world.
The EU’s Terrible, Internet-Wrecking Copyright Plan Lurches Forward
While not yet a law, the EU’s plan for unreliable internet filters and expensive link taxes continues to make progress.
Europe's New Copyright Rules Are Like YouTube's Content ID System—for the Entire Internet
The European Union wants to take the upload filters that make no one happy and apply them to all content on the internet.