Biden phone call to Thanksgiving parade broadcast begins with 20 seconds of confusion: ‘Can you hear me?’

President Biden and first lady Jill Biden called into NBC’s coverage of the Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade Thursday, but the conversation got off to a rocky start. NBC’s Dylan Dreyer…

A Message of Hope You Need to Hear from President Obama

Former President Barack Obama has an inspiring message of hope for you all. Hope can’t be emphasized enough in these dark, scary days of encroaching authoritarianism. It’s important, because people…

NGL Is the App That Will Tell You What You Don’t Want to Hear

It seems that every few years, a new anonymous-messaging platform enters the market; rapidly gains a fan base, investments and media attention; then crashes and burns. Usually, the cause is…

Do You Know Someone Who Believes in Conspiracy Theories? We Want to Hear About It.

Conspiracy theories have become an increasingly common problem in the United States. From the QAnon movement to misinformation about Covid-19 vaccines, many Americans have accepted ideas that are not backed…

Has the Crypto Crash Hurt Your Investments? We Want to Hear About It.

Over the last two years, a boom in cryptocurrency prices has minted a generation of millionaires, catapulting industry executives and even some regular investors to extraordinary wealth. But lately the…

Hear the Weird Sounds of a Black Hole Singing

In space you can’t hear a black hole scream, but apparently you can hear it sing. In 2003 astrophysicists working with NASA’s orbiting Chandra X-ray Observatory detected a pattern of…

You Hear the Musical Saw. These Mathematicians Heard Geometry.

Early in the 19th century, an unknown musician somewhere in the Appalachian Mountains discovered that a steel handsaw, a tool previously used only for cutting wood, could also be used…

This Man Married a Fictional Character. He’d Like You to Hear Him Out.

TOKYO — In almost every way, Akihiko Kondo is an ordinary Japanese man. He’s pleasant and easy to talk to. He has friends and a steady job and wears a…

Supreme Court Will Hear Biggest Climate Change Case in a Decade

WASHINGTON — In the most important environmental case in more than a decade, the Supreme Court on Monday will hear arguments in a dispute that could restrict or even eliminate…

Abortion Opponents Hear a ‘Heartbeat.’ Most Experts Hear Something Else.

The Texas law banning abortions after about six weeks of pregnancy is based on a singular premise disputed by many medical experts: that once an ultrasound detects electrical cardiac activity…