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IRL Glasses Block All the Screens Around You

Sun, 10/07/2018 - 04:00
Had enough of the TV, the computer, the phone, the billboard, and the iPad? Slip on some IRL Glasses and be done with all of it.
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Space Photos of the Week: Opportunity! We See You, Little Guy!

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 07:00
A rover surfaces, a moon appears, and a storm swirls.
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Saving 'The Expanse' Is One of Fandom's Great Triumphs

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 06:00
It's true. Just ask writer Hallie Lambert.
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A Good Password Law, Hardware Hacks, and More Security News This Week

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 06:00
Hardware hacks, the government gets two-factor, and more security news this week.
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15 Columbus Day Sales on Tech We Love: Instant Pot, Apple, Vizio, Amazon Echo

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 05:00
Instant Pots, Fire TVs, and even an Infinity Gauntlet are fresh this weekend.
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The Cars of the Paris Auto Show Reveal a Quirky, Urban, Electric Future

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 05:00
From Toyota's "self-charging hybrids" to Citroën's new runabout, Paris offers a glimpse of the automotive future in that parallel universe we call "Europe."
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Some Amazon Workers Fear They’ll Earn Less Even With a $15 Minimum Wage

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 04:00
Amazon recently announced significant hourly pay increases—but it’s also cutting some benefits that employees say matter to their overall compensation.
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What Are Shorts and Why Does Elon Musk Hate Them?

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 04:00
Because their actions drive down the value of Tesla’s stock.
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Don't Buy the Trump Administration's China Misdirection

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 04:00
The White House keeps accusing China of election interference—but it's nothing like Russia in 2016.
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Want to Drive Like a Pro Racer? Hope You Like Numbers

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 04:00
We hit the track to find out how much information goes into today’s race cars—and whether it could improve our skills through the turns.
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Uber Writes an Equation to Help Cities Measure—and Manage—the Curb

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 04:00
In the age of ride-hailing and scooters, this strip of urban space is a hot commodity. Now cities have a way to measure just how hot.
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Twenty Five of Our All-Time Favorite Books

Sat, 10/06/2018 - 04:00
From Neal Stephenson's *Crytponomicon*, to N.K. Jemison’s *Broken Earth Trilogy*, WIRED staffers share their personal reading lists.
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Nintendo Switch Update Rumors, and the Rest of the Week in Games

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 16:56
A lot of rumors and magic this week—here's hoping some of it comes true.
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Physicists Condemn Sexism Through ‘Particles for Justice’

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 14:28
At least 1,600 signatures have been submitted to a letter protesting a sexist talk given by physicist Alessandro Strumia at CERN last week.
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The Devolution of Kanye West and the Case for Cancel Culture

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 13:15
Cancellation is an act of catharsis, of rebellion—even as it's come under fire for being little more than a purity test.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Hacking Humans

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 12:34
On this episode, WIRED's editor in chief Nick Thompson talks to best-selling author Yuval Noah Harari and Center for Humane Technology co-founder Tristan Harris about how social platforms expertly manipulate our thinking.
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A 'Scarily Simple' Bug Put Millions of Cox Communications Customers at Risk

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 11:17
The most straightforward insecurities can sometimes be the riskiest.
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The Apollo Breach Included Billions of Data Points

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 09:40
Sales intelligence firm Apollo left a "staggering amount" of exposed online, including 125 million email addresses and nine billion data points.
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Our 25 Favorite Features From the Past 25 Years

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 07:00
From an epic account of the online drug market Silk Road, to a poignant tale about a man seeking intimacy with his robot clone, these stories will blow your mind. Again.
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The Insane Physics of Airbags

Fri, 10/05/2018 - 07:00
In a collision, a car's airbag has a tiny fraction of a second in which to inflate—which is why airbags use explosives.
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