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A new paper gives insight into the early life and premature death of two baby mammoths....
From: Wired | By: Nick Stockton | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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The latest in WIRED's summer binge-watching series dives into the world of the mother of the Resistance: Terminator: The Sarah Connor Chronicles....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Crucchiola | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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For many of us old enough to remember, the early days of life online had little to do with the internet. Before we browsed the open web, we dialed into Prodigy or CompuServe or AOL with a 1400-baud telephone modem. Once connected to a particular service,...
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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A Michigan firm has brought us one step closer thanks to a genetically engineered silkworm, modified to produce spider silk....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Golson | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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At least five Muslim-Americans, including prominent lawyers, a civil rights leader and academics, were targeted for years-long surveillance by the FBI and the National Security Agency, according to new revelations contained in documents leaked by NSA...
From: Wired | By: Kim Zetter | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Today the internet went nuts over a new Harry Potter short story from J.K. Rowling, but maybe it's time for the author to let him go....
From: Wired | By: Devon Maloney | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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The Dockwise Vanguard submerges to slide under enormous loads, then rises out of the water to carry them like traditional cargo....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Golson | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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The riddle of how Uber would spend its recent billion-dollar investment wasn’t too difficult to solve. Travis Kalanick and company want to put more rides in more places....
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Logistics is the new battlefront for tech....
From: Wired | By: Marcus Wohlsen | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Morgan Marquis-Boire is the director of security for First Look Media, the most prolific publisher of Edward Snowden's remaining secrets. His daunting task is to safeguard those documents, as well as the communications of reporters with perhaps the press's...
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Toshiba’s FlashAir II incorporates a mini Wi-Fi access point into a standard SD card, letting you access photos on the card from up to seven other devices....
From: Wired | By: Christopher Null | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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I used to love pine nuts, but now I’m wary of them. A couple years ago I threw a handful of them on a salad and they ruined my sense of taste for weeks. Water tasted bitter and metallic. Everything I ate tasted different, and not in a good way. Eventually,...
From: Wired | By: Greg Miller | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Sharp's new edge-lit 60- and 70-inch UD27U 4K TVs will have native refresh rates of 120Hz, motion-handling features that purportedly simulate a 480Hz refresh rate, and four times as many pixels (3,840 x 2,160) packed into their screens....
From: Wired | By: Tim Moynihan | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Much like pimpin' and being green, making sequels that live up to their predecessors isn't easy. Making sequels when you're taking over for a director who has left the franchise and then not completely face-planting is even harder. With Dawn of the Planet...
From: Wired | By: Angela Watercutter | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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A Harrier jump jet is going up for auction at the end of this month, and it wouldn’t take much work to get it back to flying condition....
From: Wired | By: Alex Davies | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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California winemaker Paul Draper is trying to pressure other high-end vintners into placing full ingredients lists on the labels of their bottles. But do you really want to know what's in there?...
From: Wired | By: Christopher Null | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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When you're navigating the Big South Fork of the Cumberland River, it's not a question of if, but how you'll reach your destination. Turning back is not an option....
From: Wired | By: Wired Staff | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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When you're on a motorcycle, the fun begins when the pavement ends....
From: Wired | By: Joe Brown | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Max Levchin is one of the Valley's foremost experts on the payment industry. So when he says he plans to overhaul the banking industry, it's wise to take him seriously....
From: Wired | By: Issie Lapowsky | Tuesday, July 8, 2014
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Sorry, critics: Michael Bay tanked everyone else’s holiday weekend....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Crucchiola | Monday, July 7, 2014
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If you saw Formula 1’s Kimi Raikkonen hit a wall at 150 mph during the British Grand Prix on Sunday, you appreciate how remarkably well designed modern racing cars really are....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Golson | Monday, July 7, 2014
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The Fourth of July is a time for fireworks, barbecues, hot dog eating contests, and many other events that seem almost destined for calamity. Here are some of the better Independence Day fails caught on video....
From: Wired | By: Graeme McMillan | Monday, July 7, 2014
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Beneath its slick interface and crystal clear GPS-enabled vision of the world, Google Maps roils with local rivalries, score-settling, and deception....
From: Wired | By: Kevin Poulsen | Monday, July 7, 2014
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The first two smart watches running Android Wear are being made available to consumers this week. They still have some rough edges, but both are pretty amazing anyway....
From: Wired | By: Mat Honan | Monday, July 7, 2014
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Now that people have several devices at work—a laptop, a phone, a tablet—they're finding new ways to use each piece of hardware for a different purpose. Consider it a new way to manage all the digital demands on our attention....
From: Wired | By: Clive Thompson | Monday, July 7, 2014
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For the latest WIRED binge-watching guide we're going to Greendale Community College for Community....
From: Wired | By: Rachel Edidin | Monday, July 7, 2014
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One of the biggest obstacles to the "internet of things" movement is the fact that hardware manufacturers are territorial. Wink wants to circumvent this technological turf war....
From: Wired | By: Issie Lapowsky | Monday, July 7, 2014
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Thanks to a wide variety of different modders building on each others' work, you can now play the text-based Dwarf Fortress with 3-D graphics....
From: Wired | By: Bo Moore | Monday, July 7, 2014
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Rocker Alice Cooper is now in the White Castle Cravers Hall of Fame. You read that right....
From: Wired | By: Jordan Crucchiola | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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The government and legal community may still be arguing over whether bitcoin can be defined as “money.” But the judge presiding over the landmark Silk Road drug case has declared that it’s at least close enough to get you locked up for money laundering....
From: Wired | By: Andy Greenberg | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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In the 1990s it was the Puffy Shirt, but these days Jerry Seinfeld rocks Google Glass. Well, maybe not at his favorite diner, but definitely on the cover of WIRED—and now in emoji....
From: Wired | By: Angela Watercutter | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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In research published today in Nature, scientists describe what may be the first steps toward creating a new type of ultrathin, superfast, low-power, high-resolution, flexible color screen. If the inevitable engineering difficulties in bringing a product...
From: Wired | By: Joshua Batson | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Evidence continues to mount that a highly controversial class of pesticides blamed for widespread bee declines is also harming other creatures, perhaps catastrophically....
From: Wired | By: Brandon Keim | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Glenn Greenwald talks to WIRED in a candid interview about the importance of the most recent Snowden leak, the liklihood that there is a second leaker, and why the government asked him to not "name names"....
From: Wired | By: Kim Zetter | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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There are a whole lot of unsavory lifestyles in the animal kingdom. The pearlfish has to swim up sea cucumber butts to escape predation. All manner of birds must fly thousands and thousands of miles each year with the change of the seasons. And hyenas...
From: Wired | By: Matt Simon | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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Edison Light Globes' LED bulbs deliver a gentle, warm hue, much like a bulb from the actual Edison era. They're available in 3- and 5-watt models, and put out as much light as a standard 35W and 45W incandescent, respectively....
From: Wired | By: Christina Bonnington | Wednesday, July 9, 2014
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