Science & Technology


The March of the Addict

by Staff, Utne Reader

Baltimore uses PDAs to pinpoint where recovering drug users decide to relapse...


Embossing the Cookie

by Will Wlizlo

The arcane art of cookie design, demystified...


Mind Your Own Browser

by Simson L. Garfinkel, from Technology Review

Averting the watchful eyes of online advertisers...


Healthy Hair of the Dog

by Will Wlizlo

Ten responsible ways to recover from a night of irresponsible drinking...


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Video: Instantly Bilingual

by Will Wlizlo

Will augmented reality usher in the Post-Language Era?...


Nutrition’s New Design

by Margret Aldrich

A design contest called Rethink the Food Label aims to revamp the familiar—but unclear—black-and-white Nutrition Facts label...


High on Fidelity

by Staff, Utne Reader

The ultimate man cave is an audiophile’s digital laboratory...


Sustainable Energy Among the Stars

by Will Wlizlo

Can we harvest solar power from the moon?...