A erroneous and bizarre theory of the origin of Covid-19 is gaining ground

“I don’t see any motive, but I think they are not independent of each other,” says Rambaut. “Because once this idea takes hold, people will look at their stored samples…

A third of shark and ray species could be threatened with extinction

This story at the origin appears in The Guardian and is part of Climate Office collaboration. A third of shark and ray species have been overexploited to extinction, according to…

Apple iPhone 13 launch event: how to watch, what to expect

The time of the pandemic elasticity vortex can constantly make you wonder What day is it, but there is at least one certainty in the gadget world every fall: Apple…

Epic leaves a big crack in Apple’s walled garden

“I don’t know how you frame all this analysis and all of Apple’s pro-competitive justifications for its closed ecosystem, with the judge then saying, ‘But I’m going to force Apple…

New mandates, ongoing vaccine options and more coronavirus news

Biden announces others warrants, researchers are probing new vaccines and treatments, and global vaccine distribution is faltering. Here’s what you need to know: Want to receive this weekly summary and…

“The Green Knight” is not for everyone

David Lowery’s new film The green knight gives a modern twist to the classic Arthurian tale “Sir Gawain and the Green Knight”. Fantastic author Lara Elena Donnelly appreciated the surreal…

Twitch sues users for alleged ‘hate raids’ against streamers

Since the beginning of August, Twitch is grappling with an epidemic of harassment against marginalized streamers known as “hate raids.” These attacks spam streamers’ chats with hateful, fanatic language, amplified…

WhatsApp fixes its biggest encryption flaw

If you choose to use the new feature, WhatsApp will encrypt your messages, images, videos, etc. with a random key generated on your device. You can either secure this key…

The strangest moment for longing is now

The monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything that happens in the WIRED world of culture, from movies to memes, from TV to Twitter. Tomorrow marks the 20th anniversary…

The best hair removal creams and tools (2021 update): creams, wax and more

To get rid of hair on your body can be frustrating and painful, especially since no two bodies are the same. Hair can be curly or straight, dark or light,…