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The pandemic forced global protest movements into lockdown. But how long until they bust out?
Quarantine has changed a lot about the world, but when it comes to posting photos on Instagram, it’s still a narcissist’s game
The $93 Billion Man
Bill Gates on the race for a vaccine, the need for cooperation across borders, and what he misses most under lockdown
In Japan, holographic women are heralding the era of digisexuality
April 29, 2020
Richard Branson is Trump in Cool Britannia clothing
A French Kiss-Off
Will the double cheek kiss be France’s next coronavirus casualty?
April 23, 2020
The Highest Office
A former Trump intimate insists that Donald Trump is a known substance abuser. Why is no one listening?
More Side Effects
Self-isolation then and now. A lot has changed since 1978—but some things haven’t
Marathoning in Place
Last week, more than 2,000 runners around the world took part in a live-streamed race, despite being in self-isolation. It was Zoom at its most literal—and thrilling
April 16, 2020
How genetic scientists at Berkeley raced to the labs and created a high-speed test for the coronavirus
Cataloguing some of the less consequential repercussions of the coronavirus
The latest cause of the Twitter rage mob? Social-media distancing
Old School, New Tricks
Eton opens its doors to the children of N.H.S. workers, finally giving the posh English boarding school a class worth bragging about
The Lyin’ King
Trump goes missing in the six weeks the pandemic takes to devastate his country
Has the coronavirus undermined our obsession with celebrity?
April 2, 2020
Missing in Action
Nearly four decades after the Falklands War, Richard Farrand is re-united with his service hat
March 30, 2020