The Strange Science of Screams

Few sounds grab attention like a scream, but why is that? Scientists have studied the nature of screams and their effects on the brain to better understand the human howl.
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iPhone X Review: We Test the Phone While Bouncing On a Trampoline

The iPhone X is packed with some of the most cutting edge smartphone tech, including its camera. Naturally, we tested Face ID, its selfie mode and full HD slo-mo while bouncing around at a trampoline park.
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Dive Under the Ice With the Brave Robots of Antarctica

Sending a robot into the icy depths and getting it back alive can be more challenging than communicating with a Mars rover millions of miles away.
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Inside a Tornado Modeled By a Supercomputer

Leigh Orf, an an atmospheric scientist, narrates a simulation of a superstorm tornado created by one of the world’s most powerful supercomputers.
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Out of Office with Brent Rose – How to Master This Summer’s Wildest Watercraft

Why ride on a normal personal watercraft when you could go extreme? Brent Rose splashes and crashes the Seabreacher and Jetovator, two of the wildest watercraft on the market.
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These Doctors Are Giving Real Pain The Virtual Treatment

Doctors are searching for non-addictive solutions to treat chronic pain. Virtual reality might soon be one of them, if the science can show it really works.
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This Robot Snake Means No Harm, Really

The robotic snake has 16 windpipe-constricting actuators, but this serpent bot is more likely to save your life than suck it out of you.
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Tech Support – Dillon Francis Answers DJ Questions From Twitter

DJ Dillon Francis uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about DJing.

Dillon Francis’ new single, Hello There ft. Yung Pinch, is available on all music streaming platforms.

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The iOS 11 Privacy and Security Settings You Should Set Up Right Now

Heads up, iPhone owners. iOS 11 comes with a batch of security features that merit your attention.
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Inside Keanu Reeves’ Custom Motorcycle Shop

Keanu Reeves gives Wired a tour of Arch Motorcycle, where he and co-founder Gard Hollinger design and build totally custom handmade bikes with the help of virtual reality.
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8 Children Test Their Speech on Siri, Echo and Google Home

Andy Wood and Matt Kirshen test the limits of everyday AI by using children of a variety of ages in linguistics tests designed to determine which AI is the best at understanding the most people. Featuring Google Home, Amazon Echo, and Siri.

Check out more of Matt and Andy on their podcast at http://www.probablyscience.com
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Meet the Clever Hospital Robot That’s Helping Save Lives

Think of Tug as a self-driving car, only for the indoors. Oh, and it delivers drugs.
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How a Bunch of Geeks and Dreamers Jump-Started the Self-Driving Car

A decade ago, the idea of self-driving cars on American city streets was almost unthinkable. But a series of contests spurred the development of software and hardware that have brought us to dawn of the next automotive revolution.
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How to Lock Down Your Facebook Security and Privacy Settings

The only way to be truly secure on Facebook is to delete your account. But that’s crazy talk! Here’s how to lock down your privacy and security and bonus, keep targeted ads at bay.
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Tech Support – Tony Hawk Answers Skateboarding Questions From Twitter

Tony Hawk uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about skateboarding. Will there ever be another Tony Hawk’s Pro Skater? What skateboarding trick was the hardest to learn? Are you ever too old to start skating?
Tony also demonstrates how to set up a new skateboard, how to apply griptape, how to do an ollie, how to boardslide, how to do a 540° McTwist and more.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Nick Jonas Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Nick Jonas takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet’s most searched questions about himself. What kind of car does Nick Jonas drive? Has he ever been in a fight? What do his tattoos say? Nick answers all of these and more!
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Can These Soccer-Playing Robots Kick It? Yes They Can!

The only thing more impressive than these robots’ soccer skills is how they band together as a team.
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Tesla Unveils New Electric Semi-Truck and Roadster

Elon Musk introduces Tesla’s new all electric long-haul shipping truck and surprise, a new roadster the company says could go as fast as 250 miles per hour.
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The Farm of the Future Might Be Entirely Run by Robots

At Silicon Valley startup Iron Ox, the plan for agriculture, or at least leafy greens, is to automate the entire growing process indoors with robots and artificial intelligence.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Stranger Things Cast Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Stranger Things stars Gaten Matarazzo and Joe Keery take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet’s most searched questions about Stranger Things and themselves. Joe and Gaten answer hard-hitting questions like, “Is Gaten Matarazzo now?” and “Is Joe Keery legit?”
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How to Control What Alexa and Google Assistant Do With Your Voice Data

Virtual assistants like Google Home and Amazon Alexa can be amazing but what are they doing with all of your questions? Here’s how to control all of that data.
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How a Virtual Reality Journalist Takes Viewers Inside Stories

At Nonny de la Pena’s Los Angeles-based Emblematic Group real stories, from melting glaciers to solitary confinement, are made in full virtual reality.
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Legal Win Opens Pandora’s Box for DIY Weapons

Defense Distributed, the anarchist gun group known for its 3D printed and milled “ghost guns,” has settled a case with the federal government allowing it to upload technical data on nearly any commercially available firearm.
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Tech Support – Riot Games’ Greg Street Answers Even More League of Legends Questions from Twitter

Riot Games Lead Designer Greg Street once again uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about League of Legends. Which three heroes would Greg crack a cold one with? Is Jhin based on any real life serial killers? Does League of Legends ever ban people?
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Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty – Blockchain

Blockchain, the key technology behind Bitcoin, is a new network that helps decentralize trade, and allows for more peer-to-peer transactions. WIRED challenged political scientist and blockchain researcher Bettina Warburg to explain blockchain technology to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a grad student, and an expert.
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The Adorable Robot That’s Helping Deaf Children Communicate

A new robot-avatar combo is helping deaf children learn to communicate during a crucial time in their development.
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Crispr Gene Editing Explained

Maybe you’ve heard of Crispr, the gene editing tool that could forever change life. So what is it and how does it work? Let us explain.
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Jaguar’s Super Swift, Near Silent, All Electric I-Pace

Behold a new British battery car to take on Tesla, Jaguar’s I-Pace. The muscular SUV should go 0-60 mph in 4 seconds. Jaguar is running final tests before it goes on sale in 2018. We ride along.
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How to Protect Yourself After a Massive Corporate Hack

It seems like every time you turn around there’s a new breach of personal information. Follow these steps to minimize the damage.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – The Last Jedi Cast Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Star Wars: The Last Jedi stars Mark Hamill, Laura Dern, John Boyega, Daisy Ridley, Domhnall Gleeson and Kelly Marie Tran take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet’s most searched questions about Star Wars and themselves.
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How Robots Are Fueling the Ascendance of the Electric Motor

Hey robot futurist! We’ve got one word for you: Actuators. They’re the motorized joints that make robots strong, agile, and precise and they’re getting better all the time.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – John Cena Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Ferdinand star John Cena answers the Internet’s most searched questions about himself and his character, Ferdinand the Bull. Did John Cena write his own theme song? What’s his diet? What if John Cena played Minecraft? John answers all of these and more!
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How Ford Built a New Kind of Supercar Engine

When Ford decided to resurrect its famed GT supercar, it needed more than a new design. It needed a new source of power, which it found in the most unlikely place, the F-150 pickup truck.
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The Whirl Is Not Enough: Check Out These Wild Luxury Fidget Spinners

Why whirl a cheap plastic fidget spinner when you could twist with a premium toy made of tough titanium or milled from aerospace grade aluminum?
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Astronomer Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

WIRED has challenged NASA’s Varoujan Gorjian (Research Astronomer, NASA Jet Propulsion Lab) to explain black holes to 5 different people; a child, teen, a college student, a grad student and an expert.
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Inside the Room Housing 46 Million Museum Specimen

Only 2 percent of the California Academy of Sciences’ specimen are on display. The other 98 percent are in environmentally controlled storage. This is how they go from salvage to research specimen.
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Sesame Street Puppeteers Explain How They Control Their Puppets

Ever wonder how the puppets on Sesame Street operate? The puppeteers for some of Sesame Street’s most famous characters share their insights on how they bring their iconic characters to life. The puppeteers for Elmo, Big Bird, Mr. Snuffleupagus, Abby Cadabby, and Rudy explain the various functions and features of their Muppets.

You can catch Snuffy and all his friends in the new season of Sesame Street on HBO or everyday on HBO Family or PBS Kids.
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The Hyperloop Whooshes to a 240-MPH Speed Record

Leading hyperloop competitor Virgin Hyperloop One set a new benchmark in the Nevada desert.
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Pyrotechnics Pro Explains the Art of Those Massive Fireworks Shows

Ever wonder how those massive fireworks spectacles get off the ground? From black powder to barium, music to mortars, pyrotechnics pro Jim Souza, whose company puts on the Macy’s 4th of July Show in New York, explains the year-long process behind putting on a major performance.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – ‘Ant-Man and the Wasp’ Cast Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” stars Paul Rudd, Evangeline Lilly, Michael Douglas and Hannah John-Kamen answer the internet’s most searched questions about themselves and Ant-Man.

“Ant-Man and the Wasp” hits theaters July 6th.
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2017: The Year Robots Went Everywhere

2017 was the year that robots really broke free from the factories and labs and started roaming among us.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Owen Wilson & Ed Helms Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Father Figures stars Owen Wilson and Ed Helms answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves.
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VW’s Back With the All-Electric Buzz Bus, Baby!

VW’s working to put the dieselgate emissions scandal behind it, with three all new, all-electric, vehicles, including one that will appeal to your inner hippie.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Will Smith & Joel Edgerton Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Bright” stars Will Smith and Joel Edgerton answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves. What is Will Smith’s IQ? Who did Joel Edgerton play in Star Wars? Who is Will Smith’s best friend?
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Meet the Crime-Fighting Robot That’s Stirring Up Controversy

Five-foot-tall, 400-pound robots are on a mission to take a bite out of crime. The path there, though, is fraught with ethical pitfalls.
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Every Overwatch Hero Explained by Blizzard’s Michael Chu

Michael Chu, the lead writer of Blizzard’s Overwatch, breaks down every character in the game. Michael explains the backstories for every hero in Overwatch, from how they were first designed to their in-game lore. Michael reveals where McCree’s name originated from, how they found Lúcio’s voice actor, the different incarnations of Doomfist and much more.
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2017: The Year in Culture

2017 was a rough year for many, but there were some bright spots—including Nintendo’s Switch, powerful commentary in “Get Out,” and the super-powered performance of “Wonder Woman.”
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2018 Will Be the Year You Join the Electric Car Bandwagon

2017 was the year that big auto makers embraced the all electric vehicle. Expect to see lots of new models on the road in 2018 from Tesla, GM, Audi, VW and others.
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What Uber Learned from a Year of Self Driving

Ride hailing company Uber took to the streets of Pittsburgh in late 2016 with self-driving cars. Here’s what riders and the company learned from letting robots take the wheel.
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The Entire History of World of Warcraft

Blizzard’s Ion Hazzikostas, Patrick Magruder and Jimmy Lo tell the entire history of World of Warcraft. From the game’s launch date, until it’s newest expansion (Battle for Azeroth), Blizzard chronicles every aspect of the legendary MMO’s journey.

Featuring:
Ion Hazzikostas – Game Director, World of Warcraft
Patrick Magruder – Lead Gameplay Engineer, World of Warcraft
Jimmy Lo – Visual Development Supervisor, World of Warcraft

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Biobots: Snakebot, Batbot, and More Fantastical Machines Inspired by Nature

Nature knows what it’s doing, and roboticists are more than happy to steal evolution’s ideas to make a plethora of curious and clever machines.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – ‘Sorry to Bother You’ Cast Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Sorry to Bother You’ stars Armie Hammer, Steven Yeun, and Jermaine Fowler take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the internet’s most searched questions about themselves.
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VFX Expert Breaks Down The History of Shrinking People in Movies

Downsizing VFX Supervisor Jamie Price breaks down the history of people miniaturization in movies.
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Obsessed – The Ultimate Paper Airplane

Over the last decade, designer Luca Iaconi-Stewart has been building an incredibly detailed model of a Boeing 777, right down to the tiny seats and moving landing gear, using only paper folders and glue.
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Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

23-year-old musician, composer and multi-instrumentalist Jacob Collier explains the concept of harmony to 5 different people; a child, a teen, a college student, a professional, and jazz legend Herbie Hancock.

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Liam Neeson & Patrick Wilson Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“The Commuter” stars Liam Neeson and Patrick Wilson answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves. Is Liam Neeson retiring? Is Patrick Wilson related to Will Arnett? Did Liam Neeson voice Buzz Lightyear?
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CES 2018: Take a Simulated Ride in The Air Taxi of The Future

While engineers figure out how to make flying cars a reality, Bell Helicopter is pushing ahead with the design for the interior of an urban air-taxi service. We try out the concept at CES 2018.
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Reality+

In a near future, the brain chip ‘Reality+’ acts on your sensory perceptions and allows you to see yourself with the perfect physique you’ve always dreamed of. All the people equipped with the chip can see your new appearance and you can see theirs, but the chip can only be activated for 12 hours a day…
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Please Don’t Kick the Inventory Bot

This company wants its robot to take on the tedious and time consuming job of scanning inventory at stores. Please don’t assault it while it is working.
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CES 2018: The Most Ridiculous VR and AR Headsets We Tried at CES

We tried on some of the best new AR and VR headsets at CES 2018 to find out if this technology is finally ready to go mainstream.
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Quantum Computing Expert Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

WIRED has challenged IBM’s Dr. Talia Gershon (Senior Manager, Quantum Research) to explain quantum computing to 5 different people; a child, teen, a college student, a grad student and a professional.
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CES 2018: The Smart Home of the Future Is Here

Digital assistants like Alexa and Google home have made sci-fi a reality. At CES 2018, we check out the next generation of products that will make our lives easier and more connected.
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Tech Support – Garry Kasparov Answers Chess Questions From Twitter

Chess grandmaster Garry Kasparov uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about the game of chess. Why do chess players point at pieces with their middle finger? Why does the knight move the way it does? What’s the more valuable piece, the knight or the bishop? Garry answers all these questions and more!
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50 Cent Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Den of Thieves star 50 Cent answers the Internet’s most searched questions about himself. Did 50 Cent go to college? Is 50 Cent a billionaire? Is 50 Cent Jamaican?? 50 answers all these questions and more!
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What We’ve Learned So Far About the Future of Cars in 2018

From CES to the Detroit Auto Show, car makers are showing off their vision of the future of driving with a few nods to the past.
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Fear Not the Robot Singularity

The robot revolution we’re in the midst of is way more interesting and way less murder-y than science fiction. Call it the multiplicity.
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Tech Support – Jerry Rice Answers Football Questions From Twitter

Legendary wide receiver Jerry Rice uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about the game of football.
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Chimp, the Vaguely Humanoid Robot

Two and a half years after Chimp competed in the Darpa Robotics Challenge, it remains one of the weirdest humanoid robots on Earth.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Alison Brie & Marc Maron Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“GLOW” stars Marc Maron and Alison Brie take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the internet’s most searched questions about themselves.

GLOW Season 2 premieres on Netflix June 29th
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Dot Physics: How Planes Fly (Admit it — You Always Wanted To Know)

Dot Physics’ Rhett Allain breaks down the physical forces that affect how planes fly.
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Order Up! The Burger Bot Is (Almost) Ready for Business

It slices tomatoes, it grinds meat, it even cooks a burger! A restaurant in San Francisco is using a robot to make its burgers. Is this the future of the food industry?
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Technique Critique – Forensics Expert Examines Crime Scene Investigations from Film & TV

In this episode of ‘Technique Critique’, crime scene analyst and investigator Matthew Steiner examines forensics investigations in crime scenes from movies and television to see how accurate they are. Crime scenes are from The Wire, NCIS, Zodiac, The Flash, The Boondock Saints, Heat, Seven, The Other Guys, How to Get Away with Murder, CSI: Miami, The Dark Knight, Dexter, Insomnia, True Detective, Bone Collector, Criminal Minds, Family Guy, Iron Man 3, Minority Report and more.

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Patton Oswalt Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Patton Oswalt answers the Internet’s most searched questions about himself. Is Patton Oswalt Albanian? What college did Patton go to? Can Patton Oswalt cook? Patton answers all these questions and more!
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Robert Pattinson & Mia Wasikowska Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Damsel” stars Robert Pattinson and Mia Wasikowska take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the internet’s most searched questions about themselves. Did Robert Pattinson go to college? How do you pronounce Mia Wasikowska? Did Robert Pattinson make music for Twilight? Watch as they answer all these questions and more!

“Damsel” hits theaters 6/22
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How NASA Tests Shapeshifting Plane Wings

Shape memory alloys could make plane wings that flap, to reduce drag, or increase stability in supersonic flight.
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How Technology Helped a Writer Come Out as Dyslexic

Writer Lisa Shapiro describes life with dyslexia, and seeks out new technologies that help her understand and overcome the condition.
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Every Dinosaur In ‘Jurassic Park’ Series Explained

Dr. Nathan Smith, associate curator in the Dinosaur Institute at the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County, talks about every dinosaur that appears in the Jurassic Park films.
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Tech Support – Riot Games’ Greg Street Answers League of Legends Questions from Twitter

Riot Games Lead Designer Greg Street uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about League of Legends. When will teemo get deleted? Why is it taking so long to release another permanent game mode? Why are death timers so long in one for all? Why does the entire team get punished when one player rage quits? How long until a Battle Royale game mode is announced? When is LoL 2 coming?
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Seismologist Explains How World Cup Fans Triggered an Earthquake Detector in Mexico

After Mexico beat reigning champion Germany in the group-stage match at the World Cup, celebrations in Mexico City were so intense that they triggered earthquake detectors. WIRED spoke with Caltech seismologist Lucy Jones to find out what it means.
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Inside the Lab That’s Making Sure Your Weed Is Safe

As cannabis use goes recreational in California, producers are facing a reckoning: They’ll either have to clean up their act, or get out of the legal market.
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Tech Support – U.S. Olympic and Paralympic Athletes Answer Olympics Questions From Twitter

U.S. Olympic and Paralympic athletes use the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about their respective Olympic and Paralympic sports.
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All About Lidar, The Laser-Shooting Wonder Box That Could Make Self-Driving Cars Real

Also known as the spinning thing atop self-driving cars, lidar is the technology that could unlock autonomy for everybody.
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The Co-Botic Future: Robots Don’t Always Take Our Jobs — Sometimes They Save Them

At a company in Richmond, Calif., robotic painters are working alongside human workers, sanding and painting cabinets. Despite early fears from employees, the human workers have grown to embrace the “cobots” — collaborative robots who are helping them get the job done.
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Why It’s Almost Impossible to Do a Quintuple Jump

At this year’s Winter Olympics in Pyeongchang, we may see quad corks in Big Air Snowboarding or in Freestyle Skiing — and we’ll see quad twists and quad jumps in Figure Skating. But have we reached the limit of what’s possible? To do a quad, a skater’s got less than a second to turn their body four times in the air. WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez set out to find out why five…is almost impossible.
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The Old-Timey Gas-Powered Engine Ain’t Dead Yet

Electric cars may be the future, but internal combustion engines aren’t giving up without a fight.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Black Panther Cast Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Black Panther stars Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o and Michael B. Jordan take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet’s most searched questions about Black Panther and themselves.
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Lab-Grown Meat is Coming, Whether You Like it or Not

Food scientists and startups are trying to make meat more ethically appealing by growing it — cell by cell — in a lab instead of on a farm. Even some vegans support so-called “clean” meat. But can lab grown meat overcome the dreaded “yuck factor?”
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Tech Support – Neuroscientist Anil Seth Answers Neuroscience Questions From Twitter

Neuroscientist and public science communicator Anil Seth uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about neuroscience. How does memory work? Can we delete memories? Do blind people dream? Anil answers all these questions and more!

Featuring Anil Seth, Professor of Cognitive and Computational Neuroscience and Co-Director of the Sackler Centre for Consciousness Science, University of Sussex, UK

Twitter: @anilkseth
Website: www.anilseth.com
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Why Scoring an “Olimpico” Goal in Soccer is Almost Impossible

The “gol olimpico” or “Olympic goal” – an unassisted corner kick bent into goal – is one of the rarest in soccer. WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez straps on his shin-guards to explore the shot’s perfect mix of soccer science and skill.
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Go Inside The Dome That Could Give Robots Super Senses

Step inside the Panoptic Studio, a dome at Carnegie Mellon University where researchers are capturing data on human gestures, which will be used to create more lifelike and responsive robots.
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How to Get Robots to Walk (and Jump and Run) Among Us

Truly useful robots will have to be able to tackle everything humans can, so they’ve gotta have legs. Easier said than done, though.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Best of Autocomplete: The Cast of Black Panther, Stranger Things and More Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Jake Gyllenhaal, Ryan Reynolds, Kristen Wiig, Steve Carell, Michael B. Jordan, Samuel L. Jackson, Ansel Elgort, Suki Waterhouse, Chadwick Boseman, Lupita Nyong’o, Joe Keery, Gaten Matarazzo, Jennifer Garner, Woody Harrelson, Chris Pratt, Jennifer Lawrence, John Boyega, Kelly Marie Tran, Kristen Bell, Melissa McCarthy, John Cena, Matt Damon, Julianne Moore, John Krasinski, Cara Delevingne and more answer the web’s most searched questions about themselves.
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Watch Airbus’ Flying Car, Vahana, Make its First Flight

The personal air transport vehicle has achieved the milestone of “first flight”, as the race to develop flying cars continues.
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See the Gear the CDC’s Disease Detectives Use in the Field

The CDC’s elite Disease Detectives investigate outbreaks of dangerous diseases like Ebola, Marburg Virus, Rabies, Anthrax and more. Find out about the equipment they use — from protective gear to bat traps, machetes to blow guns, liquid nitrogen and more.
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Hacker Breaks Down ‘Ocean’s 8’ Hacking Scenes | WIRED Brand Lab

Branded Content: Produced by WIRED Brand Lab for Warner Bros.

Security researcher and expert hacker Samy Kamkar breaks down a few hacking scenes from Ocean’s 8. Nine Ball (Rihanna) hacks into closed-circuit television (“CCTV”) and shows Debbie Ocean (Sandra Bullock) her ‘footprint’. Then, Nine Ball hacks into a computer from a coffee shop to gain access to the MET CCTV. In the final scene, Rose Weil (Helena Bonham Carter) uses AR glasses to scan a necklace that is recreated offsite.
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Toilet-to-Tap and Other Ideas That Could Save Us From the Next Water Crisis

Would you drink recycled toilet water? Scientists and engineers are betting on it as they look for innovative new ways to prepare for a warmer drier climate.
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Melody Yang Makes Bubbles That Billow, Bend and Break Records

Melody Yang and her family hold numerous world records for their bubbles. She shows us how she makes some of the fun creations from their stage performance, the Gazillion Bubble Show.
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How One Artist Balances Form and Function with His Light Sculptures

Produced by WIRED Brand Lab for Perry Ellis. Jason Krugman is a light sculptor based in Brooklyn, NY. His lighting designs often use their physical structure to conduct electricity to the light sources, which eliminates the need for insulated wiring and connectors allowing thousands of lights to sit softly amongst minimal wire forms. Currently, he works out of the New Lab space which is a community of entrepreneurs working in advanced technology.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Google Search Team Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Ben Gomes (VP, Search Engineering) and Chris Haire (Product Manager, Autocomplete) from Google’s search team take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the Internet’s most searched questions about Google autocomplete and search.
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Thomas Middleditch Let an AI Steal His Face to Make a New Movie

Behind the scenes with the actor Thomas Middleditch who teamed up with an artificial intelligence program called Benjamin to create “Zone Out,” an entirely AI-made sci-fi film.
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This New Satellite Will Help Track Extreme Weather in the West

NOAA’s latest GOES satellite will help researchers study, track, and predict storms, fires, floods, and other weather systems.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Bruce Willis Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Death Wish” star Bruce Willis takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the Internet’s most searched questions about himself. Did Bruce Willis go to college? Was Bruce Willis in the military? Was Bruce Willis Batman??
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Meet The Clever Robot That’s Ready to Take On Your Shopping Addiction

Robots are historically pretty bad at picking things up. But that’s changing thanks to startups like Kindred, which is mixing advanced AI with remote controls to create robots that can pick and sort through objects at dizzying rates.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Charlize Theron & David Oyelowo Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Gringo” stars Charlize Theron and David Oyelowo answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves. Is David Oyelowo ACTUALLY a prince? Where did Charlize Theron grow up? Will David be the first black James Bond? Does Charlize Theron have a middle name? Charlize and David answer all these questions, and more!
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WIRED Review: Samsung Galaxy S9

The Samsung Galaxy S9 smartphone is all about the camera — dual aperture lens, 12 megapixel sensor and get this, an astounding 960 frames per second slow motion video.
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The Self-Driving Truck Race Heats Up With a Driverless Test

Starsky heat up the competition for driverless trucks with its first closed road test of a completely driverless car.
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Inside the Lab That’s Building a Robot Cat

Like most robots, Kleo the Cat has a tough time moving around. But that could change soon. That’s thanks to researchers at USC who are using lessons from biology to create more dexterous machines.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Alicia Vikander Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Tomb Raider star Alicia Vikander takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s most searched questions about herself. How did Alicia train to become the new Lara Croft? Does Alicia Vikander have an Instagram? Is Lara Croft based on a real person? Alicia answers all these questions, and more!

Tomb Raider in theaters March 16, 2018
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Technique Critique – Surgical Resident Breaks Down Medical Scenes From Film & TV

Annie Onishi, general surgery resident at Columbia University, takes a look at emergency room and operating room scenes from a variety of television shows and movies and breaks down how accurate they really are.

Correction: We misidentified the type of worm in the Grey’s Anatomy episode at 5:23! It was actually Ascaris lumbricoides,not Strongyloides
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Dot Physics: The science behind electric cars

Dot Physics’ Rhett Allain breaks down the physical forces that allow electric cars to drive.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – This Is Us Cast Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

This Is Us stars Milo Ventimiglia, Mandy Moore and Justin Hartley take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the internet’s most searched questions about This Is Us and themselves.
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Tech Support – Bill Nye, Neil DeGrasse Tyson and More Answer Science Questions from Twitter | Tech Support

Bill Nye, James Cameron, Ken Jeong, Neil DeGrasse Tyson, former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly and neuroscientist Anil Seth answer the most interesting science questions from Twitter. Do your guts float in space? Do aliens exist? Can you punch specific memories out of your brain? What exactly is a tractor beam? If humans evolved from monkeys, why are there still monkeys?
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Jennifer Garner Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Love, Simon” star Jennifer Garner takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the internet’s most searched questions about herself. How many languages does Jennifer speak? Does Jennifer have pierced ears? Is she related to James Garner?

LOVE, SIMON hits theaters Friday, March 16th.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Jodie Foster Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Hotel Artemis’ star Jodie Foster takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s most searched questions about herself. How old was Jodie when she filmed ‘Taxi Driver’? Is she married to Mel Gibson? How many Oscars does she have? Does she have children? An accent? Siblings? Is she vegan? Is she a genius? What’s her IQ? Was she ever on the show ‘Bonanza’? What about “Gunsmoke”? How about “Bad News Bears”? Wasn’t she on “Seinfeld”? What’s her real name?
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Six Degrees of Automation: How an Empty Parking Lot Will Change the Banking Industry | Branded Content

Welcome to Six Degrees of Automation – a docu-series dedicated to analyzing the impact intelligent automation is having on various industries, produced in collaboration between IBM Services and Wired Brand Lab.

In our inaugural episode, we explore how intelligent automation is transforming the banking industry. Follow Bill on his journey to receive a home loan, a seemingly simple process, but one that is being transformed by automation.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Charlie Day Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Pacific Rim Uprising star Charlie Day takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the internet’s most searched questions about himself. Does Charlie Day wear eyeliner? Where did he meet his wife? Does he have a PhD? Watch to find out the answers to all these questions, and more!

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Tech Today and Tomorrow Presented by DXC Technology – Why Cybersecurity is So Critical | Branded Content | Tech Today and Tomorrow | Ep. 4

Security teams used to be able to patrol on-site to ensure their company’s premises were kept safe – now it’s about building teams that can predict potential cyber threats and sabotage from individuals, companies or even hostile nations. In Part 4 of this series, WIRED Brand Lab aims to uncover what businesses can do to evolve their security techniques within a digitally enabled business world. Produced by WIRED Brand Lab for DXC Technology.

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Tech Today and Tomorrow Presented by DXC Technology – How Technology Has Changed The Workplace | Branded Content | Tech Today and Tomorrow | Episode 3

In the past, the idea of the workplace meant an office in a high-rise building where all employees came together to run a company. In Part 3 of this series, WIRED Brand Lab discovers how the modern workplace is no longer confined to a physical space. We’ll look at how rising technologies like the cloud, Artificial Intelligence and mobile devices are creating a new type of workplace, one that can be accessed anywhere. Produced by WIRED Brand Lab for DXC Technology.

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Tech Today and Tomorrow Presented by DXC Technology – How AI & Robotics Can Make Our Lives Better | Branded Content | Tech Today and Tomorrow | Episode 2

Robots, personal assistants, and other AI-powered devices are quickly becoming a staple in homes and offices around the country. In Part 2 of this series, WIRED Brand Lab will explore how AI and robotics are changing business models and augmenting our productivity as workers. Produced by WIRED Brand Lab for DXC Technology.
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Tech Today and Tomorrow Presented by DXC Technology – How The Internet of Things Will Change Everything | Branded Content | Tech Today and Tomorrow | Episode 1

Internet-connected devices are revolutionizing the way we live and do business. In Part 1 of this series, WIRED Brand Lab looks at The Internet of Things and explores how connected devices will impact and expand our capabilities, as both businesses and individuals, for decades to come. Produced by WIRED Brand Lab for DXC Technology.
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The Taxidermy Bird That Scientists Turned Into a Robot

Meet Fembot, the robotic bird that goes undercover to observe sage grouse mating behavior.
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Uber’s Fatal Crash Raises Big Questions About Self-Driving Cars

On Sunday evening, a self-driving Uber struck and killed a woman crossing the street in Tempe, Arizona. The crash appears to be the first time a self-driving vehicle has killed someone, and it could alter the course of the burgeoning autonomous driving industry.
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Tech Support – Blizzard’s Ben Brode Answers Hearthstone Questions From Twitter

Blizzard’s Ben Brode, game director on Hearthstone, uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about Hearthstone. What are the chances we see cards added to the classic set? Will we see any cards get buffs? What’s the best way to get back into Hearthstone after some time off?
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Tesla’s Electric Model 3 Will Be a Great Everyday Car … Some Day

Nearly half a million people have put down a thousand dollar deposit for a Tesla Model 3 they may not get for years. But once the early production bugs are ironed out, the Model 3 feels like it’s going to be a great everyday car.

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Obsessed – How This Woman Rides 20,000 Miles a Year on Her Bike

Ultra-endurance bicycle racer Lael Wilcox puts more miles on her bike every year than most people do on their cars. Here’s how she trains for and rides some of the toughest races on earth.
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Watch MIT’s Hypnotic Robot Fish Swim a Coral Reef

Researchers detail the evolution of the world’s strangest fish, and describe how it could be a potentially powerful tool for scientists to study ocean life.
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Pacific Rim Uprising Cast Answer 50 of the Most Googled Kaiju Questions

Pacific Rim Uprsing stars John Boyega, Scott Eastwood, Cailee Spaeny, Burn Gorman, and Charlie Day answer the 50 most Googled questions about Kaiju.

Pacific Rim: Uprising comes out March 23rd, 2018
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Astronauts Answer 50 of the Most Googled Space Questions

NASA astronauts and One Strange Rock contributors Jeffrey Hoffman, Chris Hadfield, Jerry Linenger, Leland Melvin, Mae C. Jemison, Mike Massimino and Nicole Stott answer 50 of the most Googled questions about space. Does space ever end? Can birds fly in space? How much money do astronauts make??

ONE STRANGE ROCK premieres March 26, at 10/9c on National Geographic.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Jeff Goldblum Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Isle of Dogs’ star Jeff Goldblum takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s most searched questions about himself. Does Jeff Goldblum have a stutter? Where is Jeff Goldblum from? Is ‘Isle of Dogs’ claymation? Jeff answers all these questions and more!

‘Isle of Dogs’ is in theaters now.
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The 10 Senses That Will Make Robots More Human

Robots and AI are expected to operate more seamlessly within the human world. To achieve this, scientists have begun outfitting technology with the same sensors that human beings use. Those sensors, more commonly known as the five senses, are sight, hearing, taste, smell, and touch. In this series, WIRED Brand Lab explores the senses that are being developed for technology so that these objects can better operate within the human world and humans can better interact with the virtual world.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Taraji P. Henson & Tyler Perry Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Acrimony’ director Tyler Perry and star Taraji P. Henson take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the internet’s most searched questions about themselves.

‘Acrimony’ in theaters March 30, 2018

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Obsessed – How This Guy Folds and Flies World Record Paper Airplanes

John Collins, better known as “The Paper Airplane Guy,” has devoted himself to designing, folding, and flying the world’s finest paper airplanes.
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Every Video Game in ‘Ready Player One’ Explained By Author Ernest Cline

Ernest Cline, author of the best-selling novel ‘Ready Player One,’ and one of the screenwriters behind the upcoming film, deep dives into his book and explains the stories behind every video game referenced in ‘Ready Player One.’ From Yars’ Revenge to Asteroids to Quake, Ernest goes into the history of each game and reveals why he included it in the book.

‘Ready Player One’ is in theaters now
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Learn to Fold Five Insanely Cool Paper Planes

John Collins, the Paper Airplane Guy, shows how to fold five amazing paper planes: the Boomerang, the Boomerang 2, the Bat Plane, the Tumbling Wing, and the World Record Plane (a.k.a. “Suzanne”).

Read more about the Paper Airplane Guy at WIRED.com:
https://www.wired.com/story/learn-how-to-fold-a-world-record-setting-paper-airplane/

You can also visit his website for more information: https://www.thepaperairplaneguy.com
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The World’s Fastest Drones Want to Start Saving Lives in America

Zipline has proven the concept of a drone distribution system for essential medical products in Africa and Europe. Now it wants to start flying in its home country.
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Tech Support – John Cena Answers Wrestling Questions From Twitter

‘Blockers’ star John Cena uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about professional wrestling. What’s the most dangerous move in wrestling? What is it like working for Vince McMahon? Why don’t wrestlers have body hair? John answers all of these questions and more!
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – John Krasinski Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘A Quiet Place’ director and star John Krasinski takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s most searched questions about himself. Does John Krasinski play basketball? Is he married to Jenna Fischer? Can John Krasinski sing?
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Shawn Mendes Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Shawn Mendes takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s most searched questions about himself.

Shawn Mendes’ self titled album is out Friday May 25th.
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Fancy New Suspension Could Make Car Rides a Lot Smoother

It works sort of like noise-cancelling headphones, eliminating bumps with movement in the opposite direction.
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Five Things to Watch for in Mark Zuckerberg’s Congressional Testimony

WIRED’s editor-in-chief, Nicholas Thompson, on the five things he’ll be watching for during Facebook C.E.O. Mark Zuckerberg’s testimony before Congress.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Solo Cast Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ stars Emilia Clarke, Woody Harrelson and Joonas Suotamo take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s most searched questions about Star Wars and themselves. Is Chewbacca a dog? Can Woody Harrelson sing? Does Emilia Clarke have tattoos? How tall is Joonas Suotamo?

‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’ hits theaters 5/25.

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Tech Support – The Slow Mo Guys Answer Slow Motion Questions From Twitter

The Slow Mo Guys (Gavin Free and Dan Gruchy) use the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about The Slow Mo Guys, The Super Slow Show, and filming in slow motion. What is their process like when coming up with new video ideas? What’s their favorite video they’ve done? Where do they get all the food for the Super Slow Show?

The Slow Mo Guys star in the YouTube original series The Super Slow Show. Catch the final episodes April 11th.
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Pre-Crime Policing: How Cops Are Using Algorithms to Predict Crimes

The LAPD is one of a growing number of police departments using algorithms to try to predict crimes before they happen. Proponents of these tools say they provide cops with added tools to keep their cities safe — but critics argue it’s just another form of profiling.
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Mark Zuckerberg Senate Testimony Highlights

Highlights from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the Senate Committee on the Judiciary and Senate Committee on Commerce, Science, and Transportation hearing, “Facebook, Social Media Privacy, and the Use and Abuse of Data.”
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A Day in the Life of a Tech Influencer

Produced by WIRED Brand Lab for Perry Ellis

Rodney Williams is the co-founder and CEO of LISNR, an advanced, near-ultrasonic data transmission technology that enables communication between devices – all you need is a microphone or speaker. Rodney, who was born partially deaf, used his hearing disadvantage to identify a communication issue with phones early on and build this new sound technology.
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Mark Zuckerberg House Testimony Highlights

Highlights from Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance before the House Energy and Commerce Committee.
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Almost Impossible: The 110 MPH Fastball

More and more pitchers are throwing triple digits. The fastest of them tops out at 105 MPH. WIRED examines why the 110 MPH fastball is almost impossible.
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Let’s Catch Up With Pepper, the Dancing, Surprisingly Helpful Humanoid

Pepper is part of the first wave of intelligent machines that promise to not only make our lives easier, but to bring a strange new form of interaction into being.
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Tech Support – Bill Nye Answers Even More Science Questions From Twitter

Bill Nye uses the power of Twitter to answer even more science questions. How does the internet work? What’s the difference between a meteor, meteorite, and an asteroid? Does anyone really know how gravity works? Is water wet? Bill answers all these questions and more!
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The Clever Robot That Uses Air to Grow and Steer

Vinebot is part of the first generation of advanced “soft robots,” which promise to go where no traditional robot can tread—literally.
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Inside the Lab That Could Help Save Corals From Destruction

Scientists reach a milestone in establishing a captive coral population that could reproduce year after year, allowing researchers to perform crucial studies.
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Why Juggling 15 Balls Is Almost Impossible

The world’s best numbers juggler can throw and catch 14 balls. Once. Has he reached juggling’s limit? WIRED’s Robbie Gonzalez looks into the physics and physicality of extreme juggling.
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Jeff Garlin and Susie Essman Race to Las Vegas in “The Bet”

Los Angeles to Las Vegas. It’s not just when you get there, it’s how you get there. See Jeff Garlin and Susie Essman race to the Strip in the original short film, “The Bet”.

Produced by WIRED with The Lincoln Motor Company.

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Neuroscientist Explains the Laurel vs. Yanny Phenomenon

The Laurel vs. Yanny debate is taking the internet by storm. WIRED’s Louise Matsakis speaks with Tyler Perrachione, PhD, about why certain people hear Laurel when playing the now-infamous audio clip and others hear Yanny.
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See the Visual Effects That Brought Black Panther to Life

Daryl Sawchuk, Visual Effects Supervisor for Method Studios and Animation Supervisor for Black Panther, gives WIRED an exclusive look at breakdowns of the digital Black Panther and Kilmonger suits, and the final fight scene of Marvel’s mega-blockbuster.

Black Panther is available on Blu-Ray and DVD May 15, 2018.
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