Aliens Might Have Sent Cigar-Shaped Probe to Monitor Earth, Study Finds

Aliens Might Have Sent Cigar-Shaped Probe to Monitor Earth, Study Finds

I, for one, welcome our new insect overlords. Photo: ESO/M. Kornmesser In October of last year, a mysterious, cigar-shaped interstellar object fell through our solar system at an extraordinary speed. When the Pan-STARRS 1 telescope in Hawaii first discovered “Oumuamua” — the object’s official nickname, meaning “a messenger who reaches out from the distant past”…

I’m an iPhone User. My Friend Switched to Android and I Thought She Fell Off the Face of the Earth. – New York Magazine

I’m an iPhone User. My Friend Switched to Android and I Thought She Fell Off the Face of the Earth. – New York Magazine

Illustration: Intelligencer A few years back, a friend invited me to spend Presidents’ Day weekend at her parents’ house. She’d invited a handful of people, some I knew, some I didn’t. “I think everybody will really get along,” she said. “Or at least I hope you will.” She was right. Some perfect, near-magic combination of…