The stranger in your child’s bedroom

Facebook is investing billions in artificial intelligence, virtual reality, and instant messenging. This could be the end of the family as we know it — we’re giving people direct access to our children that we would never let past our front door.

Also: Disturbing new disease outbreaks in Africa and the Midwestern US, and biohackers are literally experimenting on themselves trying to find “upgrades” for the human body.