“We didn’t need a crystal ball to see this coming.”

BY MARK KAUFMAN

The great blazes burning the West are like colossal campfires.

What do you need to start a campfire? You need to burn some kindling. “The more kindling you have, the better your fire is going to burn,”…


Here’s what smartwatch makers need to do.

BY RACHEL KRAUS

Mashable’s series Tech in 2025 explores how the challenges of today will dramatically change the near future.

Over the past five years, smartwatches have gone from a futuristic novelty to a flashy product on the roster of nearly every major…


The future of working out at home.

BY KEITH WAGSTAFF

Mashable’s series Tech in 2025 explores how the challenges of today will dramatically change the near future.

Annika Kapur used to go to the gym five or six days a week.

Then the coronavirus pandemic hit. Stuck at home, she…


Livestreaming video is not going away

BY MATT BINDER

Mashable’s series Tech in 2025 explores how the challenges of today will dramatically change the near future.

Whether people are creating or consuming it, streaming content has been a prime source of escapism for many during the pandemic.

But is the…


Sarah Paulson can’t save Netflix’s “Ratched,” which contains all of Ryan Murphy’s showrunning flaws and none of the fun that usually outweighs them.

BY ALEXIS NEDD

It’s not always a bad sign when the credits roll on a television show’s season finale and the only question on one’s mind is…


Why are bi people more likely to be anxious or depressed?

BY ANNA IOVINE

“I’ve never said this to anybody,” a bisexual person who requested anonymity confessed in my Twitter DMs. “I’m so sorry if it sounds like a drama.”

It didn’t sound like a drama at all — not…


Is all screen time created equally? And what should parents consider when letting their kids play video games?

BY ALEX HAZLETT & REBECCA RUIZ

Moving forward requires focus.


“Venus holds the keys to our understanding of the evolution of rocky planets as homes for life.

BY CHRIS TAYLOR

Millions of space nerds reacted with joy Monday to a study showing the atmosphere of Venus contains phosphine, a chemical byproduct of biological life. …


Your kid wants to watch TV? Make it work for you.

BY REBECCA RUIZ & ALEX HAZLETT

Moving forward requires focus. Mashable’s Social Good Series is dedicated to exploring pathways to a greater good, spotlighting issues that are essential to making the world a better place.

Welcome to this installment…


An interview with the author, Angela Chen

BY ANNA IOVINE

In case my job title of “sex and relationships reporter” isn’t a clue, I’m a sexual person. …

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