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If an imaginative real estate developer gets his way, New Yorkers soon will have a new way of crossing the East River between Manhattan and Brooklyn. Instead of slogging across a traffic-snarled bridge or cramming into a packed subway car, they’d soar...
From: Wired | By: Alex Davies | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Canon's new G7X is likely to be the best pocket camera the company has ever produced. The post Canon’s New PowerShot Could Be Its Best Compact Camera Yet appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Tim Moynihan | Friday, September 19, 2014
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A study published last week in the Journal of Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing describes an algorithm that can classify land cover types with minimal nudging from humans. The post Science Graphic of the Week: An Algorithm That Decodes The Surface of...
From: Wired | By: Nick Stockton | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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CHIBA, Japan -- Resident Evil games used to be scary. The post New Resident Evil Aims To Bring Back the Horror appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Daniel Feit | Friday, September 19, 2014
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WIRED's game guys discuss Destiny, Hyrule Warriors, the Super Smash Bros. demo, and a bit about Microsoft buying Minecraft. The post Game|Life Podcast: Destiny, Hyrule Warriors, Smash Bros, Minecraft appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Chris Kohler | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Unlike any of this country's biggest tech companies, Alibaba has mastered the Chinese economy. And it's more likely to achieve the same results elsewhere in the world before U.S. companies do the same in China. The post Alibaba Is Already Bigger Than...
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The Hellcat Speedster is the latest in Confederate's Hellcat series, which it's been building since the early 2000s. The post This Burly, $65K Motorcycle Is Inspired by a Fighter Plane appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Alexander George | Friday, September 19, 2014
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There is a new iPhone! There are two new iPhones, in fact. But should you buy one? It honestly isn't for everyone. Let's break it down based on just who you are. The post Should You Buy a New iPhone? appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Mat Honan | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Today, just a week after Apple unveiled a mobile service that seeks to eliminate the credit card, Nitish Kannan will roll out a new payments technology that would be completely useless without that familiar piece of plastic we carry in our wallets. Kannan...
From: Wired | By: Cade Metz | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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CHIBA, Japan -- One of the more unusual games for Xbox One will have a surprise launch this week, Microsoft said at Tokyo Game Show. The post Use Kinect to Swill Tequila in D4, Xbox’s Weirdest Game appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Daniel Feit | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Download Apple's new OS and you'll see several changes to the overall user interface. Some apps in iOS 8 have new features, and there are even a couple of entirely new ones. Take a tour of the key differences. The post Apple iOS 8 vs. iOS 7: A Visual...
From: Wired | By: Gadget Lab Staff | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The Sesame Street streak of domination continues! Big Bird and company are in the coveted top slot of our TV roundup for the second week in a row this week, proving that even in their 45th season (!!!) they've still got the goods. We're hoping this emerging...
From: Wired | By: Jordan Crucchiola | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Apple's iOS 8 finally gives iPhone users the ability to choose their own touchscreen keyboards. We've compiled a list of the best ones so far. The post The Best iOS 8 Keyboards for Every Kind of Typist appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Christina Bonnington | Friday, September 19, 2014
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The tiny startup already has created a reasonable facsimile of chicken eggs---an imitation that's significantly cheaper, safer, and possibly healthier than the real thing. Now it's working to overhaul other foods in much the same way. The post Forget...
From: Wired | By: Cade Metz | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Now that Apple’s got its bigger, better iPhone 6 and 6 Plus, we suspect oodles of big-screen Android aficionados may defect to iOS. Here are some tips for making the transition easier. The post How to Ditch Android and Join the Apple Side appeared...
From: Wired | By: Christina Bonnington | Friday, September 19, 2014
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This is Leucochloridium, a parasitic worm that invades a snail's eyestalks, where it pulsates to imitate a caterpillar. The worm then mind-controls its host out into the open for hungry birds to pluck its eyes out. In the bird’s guts the worm breeds,...
From: Wired | By: Matt Simon | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Kate Brooks' aerial photos show the beauty of Africa's elephants, and the catastrophic extinction they face at the hands of poachers. The post Close-Up Aerial Photos of Africa’s Last Elephants appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Nick Stockton | Friday, September 19, 2014
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With Tusk writer/director Kevin Smith is continuing his courageous foray into the horror genre. Here's why more filmmakers should follow his lead. The post Why Kevin Smith’s Tusk Could Do Wonders for the Horror Genre appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Crucchiola | Friday, September 19, 2014
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Apple packed iOS 8 with plenty of awesome new features, but one was notably missing on launch day. A snafu in Apple's HealthKit, a developer tool that consolidates health and fitness app data into a single location, meant that a number of apps and updates...
From: Wired | By: Christina Bonnington | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Earth is fast becoming a more crowded place — and it may become more crowded than expected. According to a new projection of human population growth, there could very well be 12.3 billion people by century's end, up to two billion more than some estimates....
From: Wired | By: Brandon Keim | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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So, you just downloaded iOS 8. Looks pretty familiar, right? But there are a bunch of differences, and not all of them will be immediately obvious. Let us show you. The post 15 Insanely Great Tricks to Master Apple’s iOS 8 appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Michael Calore | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Remember those solar system mobiles and models that used to populate your science classrooms? Remember how you ripped off Pluto in anger once some jerks (fine, astronomers) decided it was now a just "dwarf planet"? Wait, not everyone did that? OK, that's...
From: Wired | By: Angela Watercutter | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Apple wants you to know that your data is safe in their hands, and on Thursday, the company launched a new website, complete with a letter from CEO Tim Cook, to explain just how your information is protected. With this new site, which Apple says will...
From: Wired | By: Issie Lapowsky | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Evolution’s popularity has been driven not only by a more secure and professional operation than its competitors, but also by a more amoral approach to the cryptomarket than the strict libertarian ethos the Silk Road preached. The post The Dark Web...
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Between the battery, motor, and driveshaft, there's nowhere for a hot rodder to install anything that'll eke out more juice. The post $150K Superpowered Tesla Reveals the Challenges of Hot-Rodding EVs appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Alexander George | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Laika brought us Coraline and ParaNorman and now The Boxtrolls, the animation studio's most ambitious film yet. The post The Man Who Brought Stop-Motion Animation Into the 21st Century appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Caitlin Roper | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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The revelation of the Avengers: Age of Ultron plot pretty much dominated superhero news this week, but that doesn't mean there weren't a few other interesting tidbits. We've gathered them all up for you right here. The post Cape Watch: Marvel Spills...
From: Wired | By: Graeme McMillan | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Growing up in rural Vermont, Matt Conn felt like an outcast. "It was really tough growing up as both geek and gay," he says. The post Building a Gaming Con for an Ostracized LGBT Community appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Bo Moore | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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China's coal addiction threatens the planet. But can it handle a natural gas revolution? The post The Great Fracking Forward: Why the World Needs China to Frack Even More appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Jaeah Lee and James West | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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Parallels drawn between Alibaba and U.S. tech giants are bound to break down---except insofar as Alibaba is poised to become as giant as they are. The post Chinese Giant Alibaba Is Ready to Become the Next Google appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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The writer of Doctor Parnassus reimagines the future in The Zero Theorem. The post Terry Gilliam on His Epic New Dystopian Film The Zero Theorem appeared first on WIRED....
From: Wired | By: Bo Moore | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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But part of the promise of VR has always been what it means outside of gaming and entertainment. Now, with the Teleporter, Marriott Hotels is trying to be the first to show the world…well, the world. The post The Future of Travel Has Arrived: Virtual-Reality...
From: Wired | By: Peter Rubin | Thursday, September 18, 2014
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