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An illustration showing around 4,400 satellites in SpaceX’s planned Starlink constellation (left) and company founder Elon Musk at a news conference in March (right).

Elon Musk has a 2027 deadline to surround Earth with high-speed Starlink internet satellites — but the service would work far sooner than that

SpaceX founder Elon Musk said that, while the company's Starlink internet network calls for 12,000 satellites, only 1,000 are needed to make a profit.
An illustration of Starlink, a fleet of internet-providing satellites that may one day surround the world.

SpaceX is launching 60 Starlink satellites tonight as part of a global high-speed internet gambit — watch the rocket launch live

Elon Musk's SpaceX hopes to launch the first 60 internet-providing satellites of its Starlink network on Thursday between 10:30 p.m. and midnight ET.

The internet is up in arms over a ‘vegan lasagna’ that appears to just be a very large salad

A viral Twitter photo shows a "vegan lasagna" that the user's co-worker brought into the office, but that many argue is simply a stacked salad.
A North Korean student using a computer at Kim Il Sung University.

Computers in North Korea run on look-alike Mac software called ‘Red Star 3.0’ — here’s what it’s like to use

What it's like to use "Red Star 3," North Korea's little-known computer software that looks a lot like earlier versions of Apple's MacOS software.
Giving up the internet for five days was way harder than it sounds.

I completely gave up using the internet for 5 days — and it was way harder than I could have ever imagined

I realized how seamlessly the internet had crept into every aspect of my life, from exercising to driving to choosing a restaurant.

This is the best place to go on the internet if you want to start your day off right

Controlling what you see first thing in the morning will vastly improve your day.
Don't fall down an internet rabbit hole on the job.

These internet-blocking apps keep me from getting distracted on the job — and they’ve become essential tools in my work arsenal

Internet-blocking apps block me from accessing certain websites — or the internet itself — until I'm done with my work.
The town of Labrea in the Western Amazon region of Brazil.

Amazon and 8 South American countries have been battling over who gets to use the ‘.amazon’ domain for 7 years

Amazon and eight South American countries have been battling over who gets to use the ".amazon" domain since 2012.
Fans of YouTuber Philip DeFranco were scammed by someone impersonating the internet celebrity.

The 11 most sophisticated online scams right now that the average person falls for

Elaborate online scams are circulating the internet right now, from the front page of YouTube to right in your inbox.

15 things you’ll only remember if you were born before the internet

It feels like the internet has been around forever, but it's really a few decades old. Here 15 things you'll remember only if you were born before the internet.