Maddy Foley is an Ohio-bred, New York-based writer and audio reporter. She’s previously written for Bustle, HelloGiggles, HerCampus and The Cape Cod Times. Part-time Master’s student at Columbia’s Journalism School. Full-time plant mom. Ask her about the time she taught an improv comedy class for academically gifted 11-year-olds in suburban Chicago.
The Godfather of the Modern Mindfulness Industry Was an 8 Year Old Birder
A cornerstone of the mindfulness movement can be traced back to a White-Rumped Shama.
Co-Star Astrology App: How It Works, Why Its Horoscopes Wreck Us
We bow to the goddess of brutally honest push notifications.
Elon Musk and POTUS Candidate Andrew Yang Discuss A.I.'s Dangers on Twitter
It was a fascinating, and not exactly surprising, meeting of the minds.
Facebook Tributes: How Facebook's A.I. Will Help Honor Deceased Loved Ones
Can Facebook automate the digital grieving process?
The Fight Against Runaway Spam Calls Hits Another Snag: The 1st Amendment
Are infuriating automated dialing systems a constitutional right?
Legit Tay Updates: How the Popular T-Swift Parodist Wound Up in Prison
Have you ever read a sentence more on brand for 2019?
Google Maps Snake Game Is the Best April Fools Gift — Here's How to Play
For so sssssimple a game, #GoogleMapSnake is incredibly entrancing. Er, "entranSSSSing."
A New A.I. Used Data From 500K People to Successfully Predict Early Death
The answer to the ultimate human question may soon be just a machine-learned algorithm away.
The Island That Mimics Mars Now On Google Street View
Dads who just got an iPad everywhere are rejoicing.
Video Shows a New Rubber Computer That May Hold the Key to Invisible Robots
Robotics has been a world dominated by metal until now.
MySpace Loses 12 Years of Music, Underscoring the Work of Museum Archivists
What if the world's masterpieces were lost in a server migration?
NVIDIA Research's "GauGAN" Is an Incredible, Magic-as-Hell Coloring Book
A virtual art app that's best described as a "magic-as-hell coloring book."
Elite Chinese Computer Scientists Don't Outperform Average Americans
But when elite students go head to head, it's another story.
Operation Varsity Blues: How the High Stakes College Cheating Ring Worked
To echo what we're sure is going through your mind right now: How the hell did this happen?!
63red Safe: New App Helps Trump Fans Find "Safe" Restaurants and Businesses
Dine in peace whether you're wearing your MAGA hat or not.
Study Upends Common Theory About Music and the Brain's Ability to Focus
No, that Spotify Flow playlist does not actually help you study.
Rotating Solar Panels Can Increase Efficiency by 32 Percent, Study Shows
Using existing solar tech, some water and some rocks, rural African communities could soon have reliable electricity.
Video of a Backflipping Cheetah Robot Belies a Far Loftier Goal for MIT
Meet the cute lil' 21st century version of a lab rat.
Hacked Self-Driving Cars Would Cause Chaos, Study Suggests
That ridiculous 'Fate of the Furious' scene isn't that far-fetched.
SpaceX Demo-1: SpaceX's Historic Dragon Capsule Successfully Docks With ISS
Next week starts off really, really well for Elon Musk.