The Electric Typewriter

Great articles and essays by the world's best journalists and writers.
24th Jul

All our favourite science and tech reads from around the net

24th Jul

by Tim Urban

Scientists estimate that there are over 100,000 intelligent alien civilizations in our galaxy—but we never see evidence of anyone. Here are 13 reasons why.

23rd Jul

by Rachel Kolb

My world is primarily a hearing one, and I learned to deal with this reality at a very young age. Surrounded by hearing people all the time, my only option has been to adapt, and lipreading is the skill that I have practiced most.

22nd Jul

150 Classic Articles and Essays

For the last three years The Electric Typewriter has been searching the internet to bring you links to great articles and essays by the world’s best journalists and writers. Now we’ve collected the very best of what we’ve read so far. Enjoy!

22nd Jul

We’ve scoured the internet to bring you links to the 50 best documentaries available to watch online