It’s like a scene from a Dr Who Christmas special: legions of people walk zombie-like across city streets, staring fixedly into their phones.
The social network is acting like that friend who plies you with drinks, compliments, and emoji in the hope you’ll spill some gossip.
Imagine your house being raided by armed police. That’s what happened to Mumsnet’s Justine Roberts after she fell victim to an internet hoaxer.
Snap out of it.
Astronaut Tim Peake ran the London Marathon aboard the International Space Station. Here's how he did it.
Black Hole Blues and Other Songs from Outer Space shows how rivalries developed during the fraught search for gravitational revenge.
David Hone’s discoveries are revealed in this gripping and wonderfully informative book.
Intelligence services also admit they collect personal data on people "unlikely to be of interest" to national security.
Enjoy them while you can.
App designers have conquered dating, and have moved onto the world of coupledom.
Being a man who is Ted Cruz is a good start.
We notice you have ad blocking software enabled. Support the New Statesman’s quality, independent journalism by contributing now — and this message will disappear for the next 30 days.
If we cannot support the site on advertising revenue, we will have to introduce a pay wall — meaning fewer readers will have access to our incisive analysis, comprehensive culture coverage and groundbreaking long reads.