Games Don't Do Enough to Combat Toxicity at Launch Riot Games has cutting-edge moderation tools at its disposal. Few of them are present in Valorant, which launched this week. /SecurityNews

Best Pet Supplies and Tips for Kittens and Puppies (2020) Shelters across the country are emptying as people adopt pets while stuck at home. We've rounded up the gear you'll need for a smooth transition. /HowToandAdvice /BuyingGuides

Tesla’s Cybertruck Could Be Ripped, Mean, and Super Green Elon Musk has a chance to create the world's first “circular car.”

A Drop in Commercial Flights Is Bad for Hurricane Forecasts Passenger jets and cruise ships normally gather key weather data. But full docks and empty skies make it hard to predict the details of incoming storms. /Environment

The World Was Primed for Protest Conspiracy Theories For some, it's a sort of mental self-preservation, for others it’s a concerted strategy to win the former category over to their way of thinking. /DigitalCulture

How to Make Your Virtual Jam Session Sound—and Look—Good You know those videos of musicians rocking out from their living rooms, laid out in a grid? Here's how they're made. /HowToandAdvice -19 -to

How to Avoid Spreading Misinformation About the Protests There isn't always time, during a crisis, to be reflective in the face of harmful information. Here's a useful rule of thumb. -19

All This Chaos Might Be Giving You 'Crisis Fatigue' Your body is well adapted to handle temporary stresses, but is overwhelmed by the constant, unrelenting pressures of this horrible year. /Health -19

Curfews Can Quell Violence—but Also Spark More Protests Researchers say the stay-home orders can encourage police abuse and pit residents against law enforcement. /NationalAffairs

Zoom's End-to-End Encryption Will Be for Paying Customers Only The videoconferencing company says it wants to be able to work with law enforcement to catch bad actors on its platform. /Privacy

How To Delete Your Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and TikTok Actually deleting your social media accounts is more complicated than it looks. /HowToandAdvice -to

Major Hydroxychloroquine Trial Shows No Prevention Benefits A large, double-blind study examined 821 people who had been exposed to the virus. The drug was no better at stopping Covid-19 infection than a placebo. /Health -19

16 Health Workers Talk About Their Battles With the Pandemic WIRED’s video team reached out to doctors, physician assistants, and paramedics, and asked them about their experiences treating Covid-19 patients. /Health -19

Everything You Need to Know Before Buying a Gaming PC Pre-built gaming computers are more affordable and more powerful than ever. Before you shell out for one, here's some advice. /Products/Gaming /HowToandAdvice -to

Mark Zuckerberg Believes Only in Mark Zuckerberg Why is he abetting Trump while civil rights leaders and his own employees rebuke him? It's about dominance.

Protest Photography Safety Tips: Dos and Don'ts, How to Blur Faces, Essential Gear Here's our guide to taking photos safely at a protest, what not to do, what gear to bring, and how to remove location data and blur faces before uploading to social media. -Protests /Products/Cameras /HowToandAdvice -to

On Instagram, Black Squares Overtook Activist Hashtags Early Tuesday users on social media began posting black boxes with hashtags meant to support Black Lives Matter—they ended up drowning out years of resources. /DigitalCulture

The Pentagon's Hand-Me-Downs Helped Militarize Police. Here's How Over several decades, the 1033 program has shipped over $7.4 billion of Defense Department property to more than 8,000 law enforcement agencies. /NationalSecurity -Protests

How to Protest Safely: What to Bring, What to Do, and What to Avoid If you're planning on hitting the streets, this guide may be of some assistance. -Protests /HowToandAdvice

Protests Renew Scrutiny of Tech's Ties to Law Enforcement Amazon executives tweeted support for protesters. But the company sells a surveillance tool to police that studies say misidentifies darker skinned people. /NationalAffairs

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