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Space Photos of the Week: Hubbub Over Hubble

14 hours 28 min ago
You can’t beat space telescopes for an unencumbered view of the cosmos.
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Alleged 'Snake Oil' Crypto Firm Sues Over Boos at Black Hat

14 hours 28 min ago
The paper being presented suggested that the two researchers had a method to quickly find large semiprime numbers and essentially break RSA-2048 and any other semiprime-based encryption.
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Cryptocurrency Mining Employees Expose Nuclear Plant to Internet

15 hours 28 min ago
Xbox eavesdropping, email scammers, and more of the week's top security news.
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Nobody’s Watching the Best Giant-Monster Movies

15 hours 28 min ago
"Colossal," "A Monster Calls," and "I Kill Giants" are terrific sci-fi films with weird, big themes. They all failed to connect with audiences.
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I Replaced My Oven With a Waffle Maker, and You Should Too

16 hours 28 min ago
Dust off that waffle iron and enter a world of cooking that goes way beyond breakfast.
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Honda's New Airbag Catches Your Head to Save Your Brain

17 hours 28 min ago
The automaker’s got a brand new bag, and it could reduce the chances of brain injury in some crashes by 75 percent.
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REI Labor Day Sale: 26 Best Outdoor Deals for 2019

17 hours 28 min ago
REI's annual Labor Day Sale has kicked off early, with deals on foldable kayaks, cargo bikes, headlamps, socks, and more.
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Vaping May Have Killed Someone, Health Officials Say

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 14:56
An investigation into respiratory illnesses connected to e-cigs by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention turned up the first known death this week.
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Why the Amazon’s On Fire, a Robocall Fight, and More News

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:55
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Amazon Fires and the Horrifying Science of Deforestation

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 13:50
At the core of Brazil's out-of-control fires in the Amazon is deforestation. Here's how human meddling fundamentally transforms a rainforest.
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Pepe the Frog Means Something Different in Hong Kong—Right?

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 12:22
Pepe is popping up all over Hong Kong—on walls, in forums, in sticker packs for apps—as a symbol of resistance against an authoritarian state.
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Twitter Trust and Safety Advisers Say They’re Being Ignored

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 11:50
Members of Twitter’s safety council say the company is keeping them in the dark and want to talk to CEO Jack Dorsey, in a letter obtained by WIRED.
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Sony Buys Studio Behind Its Awesome *Spider-Man* Game

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 06:00
The move furthers a trend of hardware manufacturers consolidating their brands by adding studios to their stable of first-party creators.
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The Consumer Bureau's Reckless Plan for Debt Collection

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 06:00
Opinion: A CFPB proposal would create a quandary for consumers. Click and risk a computer virus, or don't click and miss a debt payment.
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Best Travel Gear for Babies and Kids (Flights, Car Rides)

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 05:00
Traveling with babies, toddlers, or young kids is no picnic—even if food is involved. These accessories should help.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: You’ve Got Microplastics

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 05:00
WIRED’s Matt Simon joins the show to talk about microplastics—what they are, why they’re a nightmare, and whether you should fret about eating them.
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What Is Cyberwar? The Complete WIRED Guide

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 04:00
The threat of cyberwar looms over the future: a new dimension of conflict capable of leapfrogging borders and teleporting the chaos of war to civilians thousands of miles beyond its front.
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You Are Already Having Sex With Robots

Fri, 08/23/2019 - 04:00
Sex robots are here, and their AI-enabled pseudosexuality isn’t long behind.
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Why the NFL's Field Goal Record Is Waiting to Be Smashed

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 15:44
Players, coaches, and scientists alike say that the current record of 64 yards is well shy of what humans are capable of kicking.
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The Fight Against Robocalls Gets Powerful New Allies

Thu, 08/22/2019 - 15:43
All the state attorneys general, along with 12 major companies, promise to finally make serious moves against robocalls.
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