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These Photos Bend Time and Space. Literally
by Michael Hardy on 19/01/2020 at 3:00 pm
A special panoramic camera allows artist Jay Mark Johnson to distort reality.
Sanders and Warren's Big Debate Dust-Up Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup
by Graeme McMillan on 19/01/2020 at 2:00 pm
Last week, news of the Democratic debate was all over social media.
Electric Delivery Vans, Tesla Stock, and Other Car News
by Aarian Marshall on 19/01/2020 at 2:00 pm
Home delivery is where the action is for real estate developers and EV startups.
Fujifilm X-Pro3 Review: A Nod to the Era of Film Cameras
by Scott Gilbertson on 19/01/2020 at 1:00 pm
Fujifilm's latest X-Pro leans into its eccentricities, bringing film-era aesthetics to the digital present.
How Long Do We Have Before Arctic Ice Melts Away?
by Shannon Hall on 19/01/2020 at 1:00 pm
With the frozen top of the world melting to liquid, an expedition set out to untangle the physics and help forecast its future.
He Wanted a Unicorn. He Got ... a Sustainable Business
by Klint Finley on 19/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
Gumroad founder Sahil Lavingia finds a way to thrive outside Silicon Valley's cult of big riches.
Don't Ignore Chrome's New Password Checkup Feature
by David Nield on 19/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
It could help save you when the next big breach hits.
This Philosopher Dreams of Writing Low-Budget Sci-Fi
by Geek's Guide to the Galaxy on 18/01/2020 at 6:07 pm
Philosophy professor Peter Boghossian would much rather be working on screenplays.
Space Photos of the Week: Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse, Betelgeuse\!
by Shannon Stirone on 18/01/2020 at 3:00 pm
We're not sure when this star will go supernova, but one thing is certain: It'll be spectacular.
At Last, Physicists Confirm the Fastest Way to Board a Plane
by Jennifer Ouellette, Ars Technica on 18/01/2020 at 3:00 pm
Turns out, letting slower passengers—like travelers with small children, or who need extra assistance—board first really is faster.
FBI Takes Down Site With 12 Billion Stolen Records
by Brian Barrett on 18/01/2020 at 2:00 pm
Turkey gets Wikipedia back, Mayor Pete loses his cyberguy, and more of the week's top security news.
The 7 Best Portable Coffee Makers: Aeropress, Delter, And More
by Scott Gilbertson on 18/01/2020 at 1:00 pm
Whether it's Aeropress, French press, or faux espresso, we've found the best ways to make a great cup of Joe anywhere.
14 Best Tech Deals on WIRED's Favorite Gear (Jan. 2020)
by WIRED Staff on 18/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
Great deals on gear our team has tested, and loves—TVs, Android phones, camera bags, cold-brew coffee makers, and more.
In Paris, Ecommerce Warehouses Get a Chic Makeover
by Aarian Marshall on 18/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
Online ordering means more deliveries to more places. One Paris hub sports a data center, offices, sports facilities like tennis courts, and an urban farm.
Watch SpaceX Blow Up a Falcon 9 Rocket to Prove It's Safe for People
by Daniel Oberhaus on 18/01/2020 at 5:00 am
On Sunday, Elon Musk's space company will attempt its last big test before it can begin launching humans from US soil.
PopSockets, Sonos, and Tile Ask Congress to Rein in Big Tech
by Louise Matsakis on 18/01/2020 at 1:12 am
At a congressional hearing Friday, smaller companies including PopSockets, Tile, Sonos, and Basecamp criticized Apple, Facebook, Google, and Amazon for having power over them.
'Cyberpunk 2077' Is Being Delayed
by Julie Muncy on 17/01/2020 at 10:12 pm
Fans will have to wait a few more months for a videogame version of Keanu Reeves.
Real or Fake: New NBC Peacock Shows
by Kate Knibbs on 17/01/2020 at 5:21 pm
Is the new streaming service literally going to offer a TV show about Twitter?
How Much Superpower Does It Take to Bash a Bullet in Midair?
by Rhett Allain on 17/01/2020 at 3:00 pm
In the upcoming movie 'Wonder Woman 1984,' our hero is able to knock a bullet off to the side with just her arm. Let's look at the physics.
The Disturbing Case of the Disappearing Sci-Fi Story
by Emma Grey Ellis on 17/01/2020 at 2:00 pm
A young writer wrote a controversial bit of military science fiction about sexual politics. The fallout was nuclear.
The Best Gaming Mouse for Every Kind of Player (2020)
by Jess Grey on 17/01/2020 at 2:00 pm
Whether you're into esports or casual fragging, these are the best corded and wireless gaming mice we've tested at a variety of price points.
Nature Will Triumph—and Reclaim All Our Gadgets
by Arielle Pardes on 17/01/2020 at 1:00 pm
A new art exhibit, “The World After Us,” shows the power and ingenuity of nature to make use of machines in a world without humans.
Seriously, It's Time to Lean Into Monowheels
by Boone Ashworth on 17/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
Call them fanciful, or a faceplant waiting to happen. But one-wheeled vehicles are how we'll roll into the future.
Apple's Latest Deal Shows How AI Is Moving Right Onto Devices
by Will Knight on 17/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
The iPhone maker's purchase of startup Xnor.ai is the latest move toward a trend of computing on the "edge," rather than in the cloud.
This Week’s Cartoons: Buggy Vows, Data Frontier, and Do Not Calls
by WIRED Cartoons on 17/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
You can’t choose your family, but you can ignore their calls.
Gadget Lab Podcast: One Wheel, Zero Buttons
by WIRED Staff on 17/01/2020 at 12:00 pm
This week, the hosts debate whether one wheel is better than two, and whether having a few buttons on a smartphone is better than having none at all.
A Windows 10 Vulnerability Was Used to Rickroll the NSA and Github
by Dan Goodin, Ars Technica on 17/01/2020 at 12:30 am
A researcher demonstrated the attack less than a day after Microsoft disclosed one of the most critical Windows vulnerabilities ever.
A Smart Contact Lens, Trouble for Water Bears, and More News
by Alex Baker-Whitcomb on 16/01/2020 at 10:54 pm
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
Even Ultra-Tough Water Bears May Be Vulnerable to Climate Change
by Matt Simon on 16/01/2020 at 7:12 pm
Tardigrades are known for their ability to survive extreme temperatures. But new research suggests they might be more sensitive than previously thought.
Artist Refik Anadol Turns Data Into Art, With Help From AI
by Tom Simonite on 16/01/2020 at 6:03 pm
He sees pools of data as raw material for visualizations that he calls a new kind of “sculpture.”