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Nintendo sells a higher-capacity battery that improves Wii U's play time, but you have to dig around to find it. The post Nintendo’s Semi-Secret Upgrade to Extend Wii U’s Crappy Battery appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Chris Kohler | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Millions of cars are being recalled because they may have airbags that can explode with deadly consequences. Here's how the process works. The post How Car Recalls Work appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Golson | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Patrick Rothfuss is the author of the mega-bestselling novels The Name of the Wind and The Wise Man's Fear, and is currently hard at work on The Doors of Stone, the final volume in his epic fantasy trilogy The Kingkiller Chronicle. In the latest episode...
From: Wired | By: Geek's Guide to the Galaxy | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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Despite the controversy, one new study shows that, compared to the rest of the country, Silicon Valley is a pretty friendly place for women. The post Silicon Valley May Be Friendlier to Female Execs Than It Seems, Study Says appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Issie Lapowsky | Saturday, October 25, 2014
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WIRED's own Angry Nerd Chris Baker returns to the Game|Life podcast this week! The post Game|Life Podcast: Papers, Please Developer’s Stunning New Adventure appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Chris Kohler | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Google's search czar just broke the record for highest sky dive ever. As reported in the New York Times, Alan Eustace jumped from a balloon that was 135,908 feet above the Earth. The post Google’s Search Czar Just Smashed Felix Baumgartner’s Sky...
From: Wired | By: Nick Stockton | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Stephen Hawking is exploring yet another bizarre and fascinating part of our universe that stretches the very idea of reality: Facebook. The post Stephen Hawking Joins Facebook, Urges Fans to ‘Be Curious’ appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Issie Lapowsky | Friday, October 24, 2014
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One does not simply walk into Maranello and buy the LaFerrari supercar. The right to spend a million dollars is a reward for the brand's most loyal customers. The post How to Earn the Right to Buy Ferrari’s Most Exclusive Hypercar appeared first on...
From: Wired | By: Jordan Golson | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Yahoo Answers. Quora. JustAnswer.com. Over the years, countless sites have offered to answer all your random questions with help from “experts” across the net. They’re called expert networks, and in some cases, they can be kinda helpful. But these...
From: Wired | By: Davey Alba | Friday, October 24, 2014
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On Sunday, a group of Audi engineers closely watched as an RS7 named Bobby lapped the Hockenheimring all on its own. The post Audi’s Self-Driving Car Hits 150 MPH on an F1 Track appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Alex Davies | Friday, October 24, 2014
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For Italian artist Leonardo Ulian, this is our universe. At its center: a microchip. Beyond: resistors, capacitors, inductors, transistors. Ulian’s “technological mandalas”—webs of circuitry in the form of the Hindu or Buddhist symbolic diagrams...
From: Wired | By: Jason Kehe | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Amazon has a lot of space in its warehouses, and that's a good thing, because apparently it has a lot of phones just sitting around---specifically, Amazon's own Fire Phone. Sales of the less-than-acclaimed phone were so weak that Amazon took a $170 million...
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Superhero movies have that name for a reason: They feature people who win, who conquer, who use their super strength to do super things and save days. Birdman is about the rest of us—the schmucks who don't have power, or who had it and lost it and...
From: Wired | By: Angela Watercutter | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Naim, the British hi-fi brand known for sticker shock and reference-quality components that defy obsolescence, may have just created the perfect soundbar. The post Naim Does the Impossible: Build a Soundbar Even Audiophiles Love appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Rene Chun | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Maintaining your privacy online, like investing in stocks or looking good naked, has become one of those nagging desires that leaves Americans with a surplus of stress and a deficit of facts. So it's no surprise that a cottage industry of privacy marketers...
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Former BioShock developers know that it's possible to turn around a failing Kickstarter, but it requires tons of work and the odds aren't good. The post This Game Has Huge Potential. So Why Is Its Kickstarter Tanking? appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Bo Moore | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Once you get past the weird factor, Mother proves to be a capable platform for tracking your daily activities. The post Mother Superior appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Tim Moynihan | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The frog they’d found wasn’t particularly remarkable. As far as flying frogs go, its feet weren’t as comically large and webbed as, say, Helen’s flying frog (which Rowley also discovered, and named after her mother). But once Rowley got a tadpole...
From: Wired | By: Matt Simon | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Apple and Google aren't the only ones pushing for a new generation of wearables and gadgets that can monitor your health from minute to minute. The post How the XPrize Foundation Is Building Our Next-Gen Health Sensors appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Davey Alba | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Thomas Dagg was obsessed with Star Wars a kid growing up in Ottawa during the 1990s. He watched the trilogy on VHS so many times he wore out the tapes. When his parent’s promised him a Star Wars toy as a reward, he let the dentist pull two teeth without...
From: Wired | By: Jakob Schiller | Friday, October 24, 2014
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A veteran EMT and ambulance driver in Boston, Ed McCarthy is in a great position to understand his hometown spatially. But he’s also a history geek, and while constantly driving around the city’s neighborhoods, he loves recognizing the streets, buildings...
From: Wired | By: Max Ufberg | Friday, October 24, 2014
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The password to enter the latest edition of our best TV roundup is Fidelio, because that’s only fitting when Stanley Kubrick takes the top line spot by proxy. The Simpsons returned to the LED throne this week with a fantastic 25th edition of its annual...
From: Wired | By: Jordan Crucchiola | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Amazon's Fire phone now only costs $1 if you buy it with a 2-year AT&T contract. That's a $198 discount over what it cost yesterday. The post The Fire Phone Is Officially a Failure appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Liana Bandziulis | Friday, October 24, 2014
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Flu is most dangerous to the most vulnerable---small children, the elderly, the immuno-compromised---and every responsible adult should get a flu shot to help keep the germ from spreading. Typically, this involves a trip to the doctor or a local drug...
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Like many stars, the sun is prone to sudden outbursts. Erupting from the star’s surface, these events sometimes sling globs of charged particles and sun-stuff in Earth’s direction. If they’re powerful enough, these coronal mass ejections can produce...
From: Wired | By: Nadia Drake | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Most Bentleys indulge their owners with champagne buckets and neck warmers. The GT3-R does it with a “Sport” mode that won't upshift until the engine hits 6,300 RPM. The post Bentley Bolsters Its Racing Reputation With a $337K Beast appeared first...
From: Wired | By: Alex Davies | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The Facebook Creative Labs team rolled out Rooms today, a new stand-alone mobile app that's designed to let people create small, topical watering holes on their mobile devices and then invite others to join. The post Get a Room, the New Private Discussion...
From: Wired | By: Mat Honan | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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In its first big update to Android Wear, Google is giving its wearables OS independence. The post Android Wear Gains GPS, Music Storage, and a Sony Smartwatch appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Christina Bonnington | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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A game designer creates software that could auto-generate complex cities, from street maps to skyscraper architecture. The post A Sprawling Videogame City Filled With Buildings Made by Generative Algorithms appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Joseph Flaherty | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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John Constantine, the eponymous lead of NBC's new supernatural series, isn't a nice guy. In fact, that he's a bit of a jerk and potentially very dangerous to be around is one of the character's defining characteristics, at least as far as his original...
From: Wired | By: Graeme McMillan | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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In her new book, Spineless: Portraits of Marine Invertebrates, The Backbone of Life, Susan Middleton gives jellyfish, nudibranchs, and anemones (among many others) the type of photographic treatment usually reserved for sports stars and heads of state....
From: Wired | By: Greg Miller | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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As this past week has shown, it's good to be Tom Hardy. Not only is his reboot of the Mad Max franchise coming out next year, but he's currently linked to no fewer than three comic book franchises from three different studios. This week's superhero movie...
From: Wired | By: Graeme McMillan | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The Yoga 3 Pro is one of the first laptops to offer Intel’s next-generation “Broadwell” CPU---it has a dual-core Intel Core M-70 system on a chip---which is designed to deliver Core i5-like performance with much lower power consumption. The post...
From: Wired | By: Tim Moynihan | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Including a steering wheel is based on the one in McLaren's 2008 F1 championship car, the MP4-23. The post McLaren’s $3.3M P1 GTR Is Made to Drive Like an F1 Car appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Golson | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Inside the soul-crushing world of content moderation, where low-wage laborers soak up the worst of humanity, and keep it off your Facebook feed. The post The Laborers Who Keep Dick Pics and Beheadings Out of Your Facebook Feed appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Adrian Chen | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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The 5K display in the new 27-inch iMac is the most beautiful, most pixel-packed screen on the market, and the computer inside ranks near the top of Apple’s desktop offerings, bested only by the new Mac Pro. It earns our highest marks. The post Pixel...
From: Wired | By: Christina Bonnington | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Wyden spoke with WIRED about the difficulties of keeping mum on classified matters, about his public showdown with intelligence chief James Clapper over the NSA's data collection on Americans, and about the government's use of zero-day exploits. The...
From: Wired | By: Kim Zetter | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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Alien: Isolation, available now for Windows and consoles, is just about the best thing I've played in 2014. The post 6 Things Alien: Isolation Nails, and 5 It Misses appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Matt Peckham | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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If you've ever spent time looking at houses, you know how wildly a listing can differ from reality. In many cases, the text exaggerates the charm of decaying old homes. Photos make rooms look bigger than they actually are, while deftly avoiding problem...
From: Wired | By: Klint Finley | Thursday, October 23, 2014
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