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Sep 18, 2018

The Mirai Botnet Architects Are Now Fighting Crime With the FBI
In 2016, three friends created a botnet that nearly broke the internet. Now, they're helping the feds catch cybercriminals of all stripes.

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Sep 18, 2018

It's the Emmy Awards That Need a 'Popular' Category, Not the Oscars
A lot of great shows came up empty-handed last night; others weren't nominated at all. Here's an idea: Let's celebrate TV we *talk* about.

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Sep 18, 2018

ACLU Says Facebook Ads Let Employers Favor Men Over Women
Charge filed with the EEOC says employers can discriminate by targeting ads at men and excluding women.

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Sep 18, 2018

How Audi's Electric E-tron SUV Stacks Up to Its Competitors
From kilowatt-hours to horsepower to acceleration times, see how the E-tron SUV compares to similar offerings from Tesla, Mercedes-Benz, Jaguar, and others.

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Sep 18, 2018

Still Smarting From Uber, Cities Wise up About Scooter Data
Most cities felt powerless to extract concessions from Uber and Lyft. Now that scooters are here, they've learned their lesson—and toughened up.

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Sep 18, 2018

Gillette's Heated Razor Warms Your Face While You Shave
Costing $150 and launching on Indiegogo, the Heated Razor isn't anything like what you're used to.

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Sep 18, 2018

Cheat Sheet: What's the Deal With Location-Based VR
A WIRED retro item from the 25th-anniversary issue.

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Sep 18, 2018

E.T. Hunters Join Forces to Probe the Heavens
SETI Institute cofounder Jill Tarter doesn't want her former intern to forget about intelligent aliens.

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Sep 18, 2018

Edward Snowden on Protecting Activists Against Surveillance
"Turnkey tyranny" has never been closer. For some communities, it feels like it's already here.

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Sep 18, 2018

An AI Pioneer, and the Researcher Bringing Humanity to AI
Technology's potential is unbounded, says Fei-Fei Li. But only if you put people at the center.

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Sep 18, 2018

6 Terrific Books for Getting Girls Into Tech
Room to Read CEO Geetha Murali on her favorite page-­turners for future scientists and engineers.

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Sep 18, 2018

How Zipline Helps Remote Regions Get Blood From a Drone
The sky delivery service scales up.

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Sep 18, 2018

Jack Dorsey on Propublica's Experimental Journalism
The way they use Twitter is a paradigm that could point to the future of media.

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Sep 18, 2018

Jeff Bezos and the Clock That Will Outlast Civilization
This past winter, inside a mountain on the Amazon founder's West Texas ranch, the Long Now Foundation began assembling its 10,000-year clock.

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Sep 18, 2018

Just Outta Beta: 8-Bit Astronomy, Solar Yacht, and More
A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue.

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Sep 18, 2018

Most Dangerous Object in the Office: Segway Drift W1 E-Skates
A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue.

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Sep 18, 2018

Mr. Know-It-All on Honesty and Social Media
A Wired retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue

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Sep 18, 2018

Palmer Luckey Is Just Getting Started
The Oculus founder on virtual reality, defense tech, biohacking an injured toe.

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Sep 18, 2018

The Blockchain: Boon for Bankers—or Tool for Tyrants?
Boosters think crypto­currencies and the distributed ledgers they depend on will reinvent the financial system. That may or may not be a good thing.

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Sep 18, 2018

The Dawn of Twitter and the Age of Awareness
Status update: We are all now sci-fi telepaths, deafened by the blaring thoughts of humanity.

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Sep 18, 2018

Things Break and Decay on the Internet—That's a Good Thing
The Wayback Machine reveals that the internet is frail and unsteady, like all human endeavors. And when things fail, they are replaced.

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Sep 18, 2018

Real or Fake: YouTube Sensations
A WIRED retro item, from the 25th anniversary issue.

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Sep 18, 2018

Sebastian Thrun on AI, Flying Cars, and Sam Altman
The tech luminary shares his lofty ideals.

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Sep 18, 2018

Why DNA Is the Most Exciting Programming Language Today
Napster cofounder Sean Parker and biologist Alex Marson on the coming power of Crispr.

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Sep 18, 2018

Why the Gene Editors of Tomorrow Need to Study Ethics Today
Jennifer Doudna says the next generation of biologists will be our first line of defense against Crispr gone wild.

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Sep 18, 2018

WIRED 25th Anniversary: Who's Shaping Tech's Next 25 Years?
Special Issue: For 25 years, technology has turned the world upside down and inside out. Now the icons of the digital revolution tell us who will shake up the next 25.

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Sep 18, 2018

How Apple Makes the AI Chip Powering the iPhone's Fancy Tricks
In a rare interview, Tim Millet, Apple's leading chip architect, describes building artificial intelligence into the new A12 processor.

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Sep 18, 2018

Elon Musk Says SpaceX Will Send Yusaku Maezawa (and Artists!) to the Moon
Elon Musk introduced the Japanese billionaire as the mystery passenger who booked a trip to the moon aboard SpaceX's BFR rocket, along with a half-dozen artists he plans to invite.

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Sep 18, 2018

Audi at Last Unveils the E-Tron, Its First All-Electric SUV
Starting at $74,500 and offering 248(ish) miles of range, the E-Tron is here to do battle with Tesla and every other automaker crowding into the luxury electric market.

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Sep 17, 2018

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Sep 17, 2018

Data Firms Team up to Prevent the Next Cambridge Analytica Scandal
A new working group of Republican and Democratic firms is writing rules for their industry amid mounting scrutiny and consumer privacy concerns.

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Sep 17, 2018

Linux's Creator Is Sorry. But Will He Change?
Linus Torvalds says he will take a break to learn more about "how to understand people's emotions and respond appropriately."

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Sep 17, 2018

Blood Moon vs. Supermoon: Which is Rarer?
What do all of these special-sounding moon terms really mean?

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Sep 17, 2018

Tonight: Watch SpaceX Announce Its First Passenger to the Moon
Here's how to watch live as CEO Elon Musk reveals the first customer it will take to the moon aboard its BFR rocket, among other details.

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Sep 17, 2018

Jennifer Lawrence's Russian Accent in 'Red Sparrow' Wasn't Great
Margot Robbie's in *I, Tonya* was spot-on, though.

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Sep 17, 2018

To Combat Climate Change, We Gotta Get a Better Battery. But How?
Energy storage is hard at scale. What would we do if batteries can't support the clean energy of the future?

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Sep 17, 2018

How to Ride a Bike at 184 MPH
Guts, legs of unobtanium, a friend with a drag racer, and a keen sense of aerodynamics are all key to Denise Mueller-Korenek's mission: setting the bike land speed record.

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Sep 17, 2018

Google AI Tool Identifies a Tumor's Mutations From an Image
The algorithm can distinguish between different kinds of lung cancer, and could speed up a patient's diagnosis by weeks.

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Sep 17, 2018

Facebook Broadens Its Bug Bounty to Include Third-Party Apps
Starting Monday, Facebook will pay at least $600 to researchers who spot third-party apps behaving badly on its platform.

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Sep 17, 2018

Sinemia's Unlimited Movie Ticket Plan Costs $30 a Month
MoviePass competitor Sinemia is introducing an unlimited plan of its own, but it'll cost you.

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Sep 17, 2018

Photo Gallery: Meet the Transhumanists Turning Themselves Into Cyborgs
Swiss photographer Matthieu Gafsou traveled the world documenting the transhumanist subculture.

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Sep 17, 2018

'American Vandal': In Its Second Season, the Netflix Gem Gets Even Smarter
Amidst all the gross-out humor is a show that demonstrates real insight into the way tech shapes our social lives.

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Sep 17, 2018

Tern GSD S10 Review: Our Favorite Cargo Bike
A compact cargo e-bike broadens the definition of what a cargo bike can be.

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Sep 17, 2018

At the Edge of the World, Facing the End of the World
Want to feel better about climate change? Last week's climate summit showed that the most ambitious action isn't happening on the national scale—it's cities and states that are leading the way.

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Sep 17, 2018

The Latest Course Catalog Trend? Blockchain 101
A growing number of colleges and universities are offering courses in blockchain technology or establishing blockchain research institutes.

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Sep 17, 2018

5 Great Routes for Self-Driving Trucks—When They're Ready
Traffic analytics company Inrix looked at freight and safety data to consider where robo-trucks could make the biggest impact.

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Sep 16, 2018

How to Watch the 2018 Emmy Awards
Here's how to watch television's biggest night—even if you don't own a TV.

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Sep 16, 2018

Evacuating for Florence, Tesla's Security Flaw, and More in This Week in Cars
Plus: flying cars get hooked up, BMW and Mercedes show off new concepts, and Waze makes Chicago more navigable.

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Sep 16, 2018

Capturing the Aftermath of Wildfires in France
You don't have to have experienced a wildfire to know what one looks like, but what happens in their wake is less obvious.

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Sep 16, 2018

President Trump's Tweets Top This Week's Internet News Roundup
Some things should never be tweeted, really.

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Sep 16, 2018

Best Wireless Headphones (2018): Bose, Beats, Sennheiser, Sony, and More
No matter if you're broke or in the money, these are our favorite wireless headphones.

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Sep 16, 2018

Astronomers Have Found the Universe's Missing Matter
For decades, some of the atomic matter in the universe had not been located. Recent papers reveal where it's been hiding.

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Sep 16, 2018

An Oral History of Apple's Infinite Loop
Apple's old HQ holds stories of pizza ovens, iPhone secrets, baseball bats, and what happened to Steve Jobs' office.

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Sep 15, 2018

BMW's Vision iNEXT SUV Concept Sets a New, Electric Course
The X5-sized concept has everything from touch-control seats to a Little Mermaid-inspired interior—and BMW insists it's for real.

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Sep 15, 2018

How to Easily Locate the Accelerometer in an iPhone
Don't take apart your phone! Circular motion, an app to record sensor data, and some physics is all you need.

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Sep 15, 2018

Preorder the iPhone XS or Shop 15 of the Weekend's Best Tech Deals
You want a new iPhone? So do we. And an Apple Watch.

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Sep 15, 2018

Kid-Focused Apps Track Location, UK Spying, and More Security News This Week
In security news this week, some apps for children may violate privacy laws, State Department devices might be less secure than your Instagram account, and more.

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Sep 15, 2018

Sci-Fi Writers Are Predicting the Future, but Is Anyone Listening?
Author Walter Jon Williams has forecasted a lot of things, but rarely gets credit.

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Sep 15, 2018

5 STEM Toys to Entertain and Enlighten Your Kids
Keep your kids' neurons firing with these science- and math-centric toys and games.

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Sep 15, 2018

How Fitbit Started the Wearables Craze That Got Us All Moving
Pedometers first arrived 50 years ago in Japan. Now, thanks to technology, quantified stepping is everywhere.

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Sep 15, 2018

How Los Angeles Is Helping Lead the Fight Against Climate Change
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti sits down with WIRED to talk about how to turn LA into a greentech testbed, why cities have to compete in order to save the world, and what the city can learn from its infamous water wars.

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Sep 15, 2018

Space Photos of the Week: Florence, From Way Way Up Above
Even from 254 miles up, photos of hurricane Florence had to be shot in wide angle.

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Sep 15, 2018

Self-Driving Car Developers Should Put Pedestrians First
Opinion: Contrary to the hype, walkers and bikers are much smarter than autonomous vehicles

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Sep 14, 2018

Facebook's AI Can Analyze Memes, but Can It Understand Them?
Facebook's Rosetta technology analyzes billions of images that contain text, but memes are more than the sum of their parts.

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Sep 14, 2018

'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' Tries to Be Epic, But It's Really Just Mean
In the new 'Tomb Raider', Lara Croft is born to suffer.

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Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence Threatens to Spread Hog Poop Over North Carolina
Big pools of pig excrement, a byproduct of the state's many hog farms, sit in the path of Hurricane Florence.

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Sep 14, 2018

Gadget Lab Podcast: Breaking Down the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR
This week Apple announced three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch. Are these a glimpse of the future, or more of the same?

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Sep 14, 2018

Google-Funded Study Finds Cash Beats Typical Development Aid
A study in Rwanda finds healthier children in families receiving large cash grants, rather than clean water, livestock, textbooks, or nutritional supplements.

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Sep 14, 2018

How Bots Ruined Clicktivism
As platforms struggle to detect and stop foreign interference in the midterm elections, there's a thorny complication: many of the tactics used by spammers and trolls are also leveraged by real activists.

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Sep 14, 2018

Video: How Elvis Introduced Paul McCartney to the Remote Control
The former Beatle talks about clickers, click tracks, and more in this video interview.

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Sep 14, 2018

A Decade-Old Attack Can Break the Encryption of Most PCs
The computer industry thought cold boot hacks were solved 10 years ago. Researchers have proven that's not the case.

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Sep 14, 2018

Give Sandra Oh the Emmy, but 'Killing Eve' Deserved More Nominations
The BBC America show was easily the most revolutionary of 2018—and it deserves more recognition.

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Sep 14, 2018

Why Big Tech and the Government Need to Work Together
Opinion: Former Secretary of Defense Ash Carter argues for cooperation between tech workers and the DoD

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Sep 14, 2018

*Spider-Man* Story: There Are Two Sides to Every Memetic Breakup
Just ask the people who got all excited about the marriage proposal hidden in Insomniac's new PS4 game.

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Sep 14, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Evacuating Cities Struggle to Help Those Who Can't Drive
As storms like Hurricane Florence get more serious and the US population ages, a tricky logistical problem will only become more important.

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Sep 14, 2018

New NASA Satellite's Lasers Will Track Tiny Changes in Polar Ice
NASA's ICESat-2 will watch over the planet's polar ice to improve forecasts of sea level rise.

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Sep 14, 2018

An Equator Full of Hurricanes Shows a Preview of End Times
The climate has changed, and our planet is growing less habitable.

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Sep 14, 2018

Enter the Age of Borderless Memes
South Korean teens scarfing down massive piles of food for an internet audience of millions have inspired imitators worldwide, including American YouTube celebrities—making the "mukbang" trend an early success story of the global internet.

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Sep 14, 2018

To Solve Flying Cars' Battery Problem, Tie Them to Power Lines
To get around concerns of battery capacity and weight, Karman Electric wants flying cars to draw juice from the ground, like an inverted streetcar system.

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Sep 13, 2018

Trump's Disregard of Puerto Rico's Death Toll Is Putting Lives at Risk
President Trump's tweet about the death toll in Puerto Rico is worse than a lie. It means we'll never learn from past disasters, repeating devastating mistakes.

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Sep 13, 2018

How the Weather Channel Made That Insane Hurricane Florence Storm Surge Animation
A combination of Unreal Engine and a specially outfitted studio brought Hurricane Florence to life.

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Sep 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence 2018: How to Use Social Media Responsibly During the Storm
During a natural disaster, social media is a vital tool for rescuers and victims. Don't get in their way.

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Sep 13, 2018

How to Use Social Media Responsibly During Hurricane Florence
During a natural disaster, social media is a vital tool for rescuers and victims. Don't get in their way.

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Sep 13, 2018

The Best Cheap iPhones You Can Buy (Fall 2018)
Resist the temptation of Apple's enticing new iPhone Xs and Xr. Your wallet will thank you.

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Sep 13, 2018

Who Gets Their News From Which Social Media Sites?
A Pew study finds that nonwhites rely more on social media for news that whites, and consider it more accurate.

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Sep 13, 2018

A Nuclear Plant Braces for Impact With Hurricane Florence
In North Carolina, a nuclear power plant sits right in the hurricane's path, creating a high-stakes test of its post-Fukushima safety measures.

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Sep 13, 2018

A New Robotic Fly Dips and Dives Like the Real Thing
Inspired by a fruit fly, this tiny robot insect manages to twist and bank with astonishing speed.

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Sep 13, 2018

Apple's Newest iPhones Signal the End of Small Phones
RIP, iPhone SE. The iPhone Xs, Xs Max, and Xr show that it's all mega phones from now on.

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Sep 13, 2018

Emissions Have Already Peaked in 27 Cities—And Keep Falling
At the Global Climate Action Summit, a coalition of cities says it's made big progress in combating climate change.

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Sep 13, 2018

A Behind the Scenes Look at Rothy's New Sneaker
The company made its name on a line of footwear made of yarn spun from plastic. Today, it adds a new sneaker with a customizable fit to its offerings.

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Sep 13, 2018

'The Americans' Deserves an Emmy For Its Look Inside Putin's Mind
For five seasons, the spy drama gave American viewers a grasp of Soviet thinking—one that's shockingly relevant today.

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Sep 13, 2018

Nintendo Labo Review: Which Kit is Best? (Vehicle, Variety, Robot Kits)
We review every Nintendo Labo kit for Switch: the Vehicle Kit, Variety Kit, and Robot Kit.

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Sep 13, 2018

Nintendo Labo Review: Which Kit is Best? (Vehicle, Variety, Robot)
We review every Nintendo Labo kit for Switch: the Vehicle Kit, Variety Kit, and Robot Kit. Which should you buy?

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Sep 13, 2018

Wild Icelandic Landscapes As You've Never Seen Them
Charlotta Hauksdóttir developed her own visual vocabulary to represent the natural beauty of her native country.

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Sep 13, 2018

WIRED25: Welcome to Our Robot Petting Zoo
The four-day WIRED Festival features art, science, and even a pun competition. And smart conversations with technological pioneers too.

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Sep 13, 2018

Lyft's Bid to Rule the Streets Now Includes Public Transit
Starting with Santa Monica, users can now check transit routes and times in the Lyft app—part of the ride-sharing company's strategy to move beyond cars.

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Sep 13, 2018

How to Ride a Bike at 168 MPH
Guts, legs of unobtanium, a friend with a drag racer, and a keen sense of aerodynamics are all key to Denise Mueller-Korenek's mission: setting the bike land speed record.

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Sep 13, 2018

Hurricane Florence: Underwater Drones Help Track the Storm's Path
A new tool called a Slocum glider measures the ocean heat that fuels super-storms like Florence, filling in data gaps to help make forecasting more accurate.

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Sep 13, 2018

As Hurricane Florence Looms, Drone Pilots Prepare for Recovery
Forecasts are calling for a brutal storm, so pilots are getting ready to take to the skies—and give the recovery effort a head start.

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Sep 13, 2018

The New ECG Apple Watch Could Do More Harm Than Good
For folks with atrial fibrillation, Apple's new wearable could actually be useful. For everyone else, evidence suggests otherwise.

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