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Proton Is Trying to Become Google—Without Your Data

The encrypted-email company, popular with security-conscious users, has a plan to go mainstream.

Inside the Ambient Music Streaming Boom

As more people turn to ambient playlists for sleeping, meditating, and growing houseplants, what does it mean for the artists behind the serene soundscapes?
The New Yorker

Putin’s Pivot to a “Really Big War” in Ukraine

As his invasion enters its fourth month, the Russian leader is preparing for the long haul. Meanwhile, the military is chattering about its losses, and putting out calls for supplies on Telegram.
Bon Appétit

Where to Eat in Raleigh, North Carolina

Recklessly large pancakes, buttermilk fried chicken, and plenty of live music.
Teen Vogue

Netflix’s “Heartstopper” Is Coming Back For Season 2 & 3

Crying and screaming and crying again.
Vanity Fair

At Least 21 Dead in Uvalde, Texas, Elementary School Shooting

The horrific scene at Robb Elementary School, where a gunman killed at least 19 students and two adults, is the latest atrocity in a country besieged by gun violence.

What the Army's New Physical Fitness Test Says About How We Work Out Now 

Out with sit-ups and push-ups, in with deadlifts and sled drags. 

Saweetie Makes a Case for Getting an Entirely Different Manicure on Either Hand

We're loving how the light and dark blue colors look together in this "two-tone" look. 

GOP Rep. Paul Gosar Falsely Blamed a Trans Woman for the Texas Shooting

The theory seems to have started on a Discord server related to 4Chan.

What is Wi-Fi 7? Everything You Need to Know 

The Wi-Fi 6E successor is likely more than a year away, but it promises to significantly boost the speed and stability of your wireless connections.

Nigel Godrich Relaunches From the Basement With Idles, Caribou, Nilüfer Yanya, and More

Sons of Kemet, Warpaint, and Squid will also appear on the studio performance series’ first installments in over a decade
The New Yorker

Seeing America, Again, in the Uvalde Elementary-School Shooting

Nineteen children and two adults were murdered in Texas. This is the country that gun-rights advocates have chosen.
Bon Appétit

Steaming Eggs Is the Fast-Track to a Cozy Dinner

Eating these Korean steamed eggs will make you feel like you're getting a warm hug