Liz Tracy

Liz Tracy is a Washington, D.C., based writer and editor. She is managing editor at Tom Tom, a magazine focused on female and nonbinary percussionists. Her articles have appeared in The New York Times, The Atlantic, Glamour, Vice, Miami New Times, and other publications. She spends much of her time dancing with her 2-year-old son to cool tunes and watching British mysteries.

Innovation

Privacy.com App Offers Online Financial Security with "Burner" Debit Cards

Visa burner debit cards issued through this startup offer total control over online purchases. 

Entertainment

'Batman v Superman' Record Box Office Powered by Fanboys, Disappointed Audiences

The movie that brought us sad Ben Affleck rocked the box office, thanks to the dedication of DC fanboys.

Innovation

Where Is Lahore, Pakistan? Suicide Bombing Rocks This Peaceful Province

Bombing leaves at least 52 mostly women and children dead in this capital city. 

Culture
Science

Why 'Vaxxed,' the Anti-Vaccine Doc, Was Pulled from Tribeca Film Fest

Robert De Niro issues statement on the controversial movie. 

Innovation

Blue Origin President Projects Space Tourism Date: "2018-ish Time Frame"

Jeff Bezos' company plans to blast people into space in about three years. 

Brussels' March Against Fear Is Canceled Due to Safety Concerns

A busy police department and elevated terror threat lead organizers to cancel March Against Fear in Brussels. 

Culture

Who is Mason Wells, the Teen in Boston, France, and Brussels During Terrorist Attacks?

This 19-year-old Mormon missionary was injured in Brussels, but was near two other past terrorist attacks.

Innovation

In Contrast to Tay, Microsoft's Chinese Chatbot, Xiaolce, Is Actually Pleasant

Trolls turned Tay into a monster in less than a day, but China's Xiaolce is a therapeutic A.I. 

Innovation

John Oliver Shows How Apple is Incredibly Vulnerable to Hackers 

The Last Week Tonight host knocks and supports Apple.

Innovation

The Hyperloop Will Feature 'Augmented' and 'Interactive' Windows

Dirk Ahlborn announced at SXSW that the hyperloop will have virtual windows to 'make traveling suck less.'

Innovation
Innovation

Why Lee Sedol Finally Beat Google’s AlphaGo at Go

Man finally beat machine in this AlphaGo game. 

Entertainment
Innovation

It Seems AlphaGo AI Is Going to Beat Every Human at Every Game of Go

Tonight is the fourth of five games in a Go match between man and machine. 

Innovation

Singapore Is Taxing Tesla Model S Customers for Carbon Emissions

The Tesla Model S has no tailpipe but in Singapore it's still considered a polluter. 

Entertainment

'Luke Cage' Will Be the Best Thing on TV When It Debuts September 30

You'll get your Marvel action fix this fall on Netflix. 

Science

Astronaut Scott Kelly Announces April 1 Retirement 

After his #yearinspace, Scott Kelly returns to the Earth to retire from NASA. 

Innovation

RIP Ray Tomlinson, the Inventor of Email 

The man who made the @ symbol fully relevant will now rest in peace. 

Culture

Justin Trudeau Explains Why Canadians Don't Like Americans

The Prime Minister broke down why Canadians aren't always thrilled with the U.S.