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Netflix Is Raising Prices in the U.S.

The higher prices will apply to new members immediately.

Amanda Breen

Building machines that work for everyone – how diversity of test subjects is a technology blind spot, and what to do about it

It’s easy for researchers to fall back on using test subjects from the communities around them – students and employees. Branching out is key to avoiding technology that fails certain...

Tahira Reid

How much candy do Americans eat in a whole year?

A healthy diet can include some candy. But if you eat too much, it can interfere with your appetite for the stuff your body actually needs.

Rahel Mathews

What's the difference between sugar, other natural sweeteners and artificial sweeteners? A food chemist explains sweet science

Just because something is sweet doesn’t necessarily mean it is sugary. There are a number of molecules that taste sweet. To understand how and why takes a little bit of...

Kristine Nolin

Wendy's Roasts Jack in the Box by Making Fun of McDonald's: 'Somehow Not the Worst'

The brand hosted its annual National Roast Day on Twitter -- and no brand or chain was safe.

Emily Rella

Now Is the Time to Get a Grip Around New Data-Privacy Realities

Compliance might have seemed like a daunting task in the recent past, but things are just getting exciting as we move into 2022.

Dogecoin Jumps 15% After Elon Musk Says Tesla Will Accept the Meme Coin for Merchandise

Musk has been a vocal supporter of Dogecoin, frequently firing off tweets that move its price.

Amanda Breen

Delta Will Give a One-Time $1,250 Payment to Employees

Delta employees should expect the payment on February 14.

Chloe Arrojado

A taste for sweet – an anthropologist explains the evolutionary origins of why you're programmed to love sugar

If you ever feel like you can’t stop eating sugar, you are responding precisely as programmed by natural selection. What was once an evolutionary advantage has a different effect today.

Stephen Wooding