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|18/06 1:00 pm||'Westworld' Recap, Season 2 Episode 9: The Many Lives of the Man in Black - Wired |
As the series's second season wraps up, the wall between his real-life self and Westworld persona comes crashing down.
|17/06 9:00 pm||Trump's Meeting With Kim Jong-Un Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup - Wired |
Last week, social media was awash in commentary about the historic meeting between the US president and the North Korean leader.
|Elon Musk Digs Chicago, Byton's Tesla-Fighter, and More Car News This Week - Wired |
Plus: Volvo gets some lidar, Seattle's high-tech tunnel, and Boeing tries to make the future of flight a lot more fun.
|17/06 8:00 pm||This Crazy Slide Is Either Evil or Funny - Wired |
It's like the designer *wanted* people to crash in excellent viral videos.
|17/06 7:00 pm||The Dark Side of the Crypto Revolution - Wired |
As the trustless, decentralized world of digital tokens expands, fraudsters, gamblers, sex workers, and drug dealers are cashing in.
|When 'Fornite''s Biggest Stars Congregated Under the LA Sun - Wired |
The 'Fortnite' Pro-Am event, held during the E3 videogame show this week, brought together titans and fans of the world's biggest game.
|The Powerful Groups Stonewalling a Greener Way to Die - Wired |
"Aquamation," a greener form of body disposal, is gaining acceptance in America. But some groups are fighting to stop it.
|17/06 12:00 am||A Rare Bird's-Eye View of Hong Kong's Vanishing Rooftop Culture - Wired |
Romain Jacquet-Lagrze captures daily life unfolding atop buildings in the crowded district of Kowloon.
|16/06 9:00 pm||Tech Deals: Vizio, 23andMe, iPad Mini, Amazon Devices - Wired |
Go shopping for DNA testing kits, fancy robot vacuums, gaming hardware and software, this weekend.
|A Snooping Soccer App, a Decades-Old Bug, and More Security News This Week. - Wired |
Encrypted email, a 20-year-old bug, security news this week.
|The Key to Triumphing Over Star Wars Trolls - Wired |
Former *Mythbusters* host Kari Byron has a few suggestions for handling toxic fans.
|16/06 8:00 pm||Instant Film Cameras From Fujifilm and Lomography Prove It's Hip to Be .. - Wired |
We look at two cameras that approach the iconic quadrilateral instant photo from new angles.
|Space Photos of the Week: Mars Attacks Opportunity - Wired |
The huge cloud blocks out the sun, sending Oppy into low power mode.
|16/06 7:00 pm||Why You Should Slack Off to Get Some Work Done - Wired |
One cautionary point: Pro-leisure science does not give permission to trance out on Twitter or graze Netflix endlessly.
|The Universe Is Not a Simulation, but We Can Now Simulate It - Wired |
Computer simulations have become so accurate that cosmologists can now use them to study dark matter, supermassive black holes, and other mysteries of the real evolving cosmos.
|16/06 7:25 am||The Theranos Indictments Expose the Soul of Silicon Valley - Wired |
Embattled Theranos founder Elizabeth Holmes faces 11 counts of wire fraudbut will continue to chair the company's board.
|16/06 5:28 am||Gadget Lab Podcast: Why Apple, Google, Microsoft Are Stirring the Software .. - Wired |
This weeks podcast is all about the software that points to the future of our how we'll use our gadgets even if they infuriate us in the interim.
|16/06 4:59 am||Protect My Head? Soccer Pros Shrug and Carry On - Wired |
New tests find that certain headbands cut risk of head injuries, but officials are reluctant to mandate their use.
|16/06 4:11 am||Trump Says He Gave Kim Jong Un His Direct Number. Never Do That. - Wired |
If Trump actually followed White House protocol for secure calling, it's probably fine. But what are the odds?
|16/06 3:07 am||Alleged Silk Road Adviser Roger Clark Extradited To the US - Wired |
Roger Clark allegedly served as Ross Ulbricht's Silk Road consigliere. Friday, the feds announced his extradition from Thailand.
|16/06 2:19 am||On the New Season of 'Queer Eye,' Learning Goes Both Ways - Wired |
Since the show's original Bravo incarnation, the conversation around gender and sexuality has evolved in fundamental waysand in new episodes is refreshingly nuanced.
|16/06 12:44 am||Can Verizon Build a Strong Brand From the Bones of Yahoo and AOL? - Wired |
Verizon has united two faded names from internet 1.0 under its Oath brand. Now it needs a strategy.
|16/06 12:00 am||Huawei MediaPad M5 Review: 8.4-inch, 10.8-inch, and M5 Pro - Wired |
All three of Huawei's M5 Android tablets are worth your time, but which is best for you?
|15/06 10:55 pm||The US Should Pay Attention to Foreign Cambridge Analytica Probes - Wired |
Opinion: The UK and Canada are uncovering the unsettling reach of Cambridge Analytica. So why aren't Americans interested?
|15/06 8:00 pm||E3 2018's Most Surprising Trends, From Calendar Shifts to the Rise of .. - Wired |
The giant videogame show is wrapping up, which means it's prediction time. Here's what we noticed.
|The Physics of the One Goal You *Won't* See at the 2018 FIFA World Cup - Wired |
A soccer player rarely scores directly off a corner kick. It's called an Olympic goal, and when it does happen, it's usually an accident. Here's why.
|15/06 7:00 pm||Puerto Rico's Observatory Is Still Recovering From Hurricane Maria - Wired |
Arecibo Observatory's 1,000-foot telescope was damaged in last year's storm, and the recovery money is only just beginning to flow in.
|Four Reasons We Dont Have Flying CarsYet - Wired |
The technological hurdles facing the development of aircraft for urban mobility systems like UberAIR are massive, but not insurmountable.
|15/06 6:00 pm||The 19th-Century Crank Who Tried to Tell Us About the Microbiome - Wired |
Todays understanding of the importance of microbes to health was anticipated by a rival to Louis Pasteur.
|15/06 6:41 am||Senators Demand Answers From Amazon on Echo's Snooping Habits - Wired |
Jeff Flake and Chris Coons sent Jeff Bezos a letter Thursday with nearly 30 questions about how the company handles user data and privacy.
|15/06 6:00 am||'Ninjabot' Reveals the Mantis Shrimp's Wily Snail-Hunting Scheme - Wired |
The mantis shrimp wields one of the fiercest strikes on Earth. With the help of a robot, researchers show that the predator is a master strategist, too.
|15/06 5:30 am||Elon Musks Boring Company Wins a Big Boring Contract in Chicago - Wired |
Pods in the tunnel will speed people to OHare Airport in less than 15 minutes.
|15/06 5:23 am||Googles Employee Diversity Numbers Havent Really Improved - Wired |
The share of Google employees who are women, black, or Latinx barely budged last year, as the company was riven by internal debate over its diversity policies.
|15/06 4:34 am||Inspector General Criticizes FBI and James Comey, But Some Want More - Wired |
The report found no evidence that politics influenced the outcome of the 2016 probe, frustrating those on the right hungry for proof of corruption.
|15/06 4:19 am||SEC Says Ether and Bitcoin Cryptocurrencies Aren't Securities - Wired |
Top officials from the SEC have publicly stated that the world's two most popular cryptocurrencies are *not* like stocks and bonds, a relief for people who own them.
|15/06 1:44 am||World Cup 2018: How to Secure Your Devices When Traveling in Russia - Wired |
Russia expects as many as 2 million visitors during the 2018 World Cup, most of whom should take extra precautions against the country's many cyber risks.
|14/06 10:00 pm||Boeing's $2 Million GoFly Challenge to Make Flying Fun Again - Wired |
In a Boeing-sponsored competition, teams designed personal flying machines that look more like jetpacks and flying motorbikes than the boring planes we use today.
|14/06 9:44 pm||Encrypted Messaging Apps Have Limitations You Should Know - Wired |
As recent events have shown, using an encrypted messaging app like WhatsApp or Signal is no privacy panacea.
|14/06 9:00 pm||Vivobarefoot Primus Trail Swimrun Review: Wear Anywhere - Wired |
Congratulations! Youve just found the perfect go-anywhere summer travel shoe.
|Why Battle Royale Games Like 'Fortnite' Are Everywhere - Wired |
Juggernaut franchises like 'Call of Duty' and 'Battlefield' are trying to capitalize on the success of Epic's phenomenon, but battle-royale games tap into something deeper than just skins and emotes.