Stunning 3-D Animation Reveals How a Drone Moves Air

Here’s what air looks like when its swirling around a DJI Phantom 3 drone in flight. The 3D animation is more than just a cool rendering, it’s purpose is to help designers create faster, quieter drones.

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The Evolution of the Selfie With Nina Dobrev

In xXx: Return of Xander Cage, The Vampire Diaries star Nina Dobrev plays tech geek Becky Clearidge. So, who better to take us through the history of selfies? Using phones like the infamous Nokia brick and the modern iPhone, Nina tries her best to snap her way through camera phone history.
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Get Ready for a Coffee Renaissance. Thanks, Genetics!

Scientists have sequenced the genome of the coffee plant and made the data public. That means we’re about to see a coffee renaissance.
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This Company Is Turning Barn Finds Into Modern Supercars

Jack Stewart visits ICON, a controversial car restoration company that gives classic, luxury cars a complete modern overhaul.
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Boeing Blue is the Latest in a Long Line of Space Suits

Boeing Blue, the new space suit designed for the company’s Starliner capsule, is the most recent update to a linage of suits that go back to the beginning of the space age.
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Ever Trip Too Long on Acid? Here’s What Happened in Your Brain

After decades of research, scientists have finally figured out why an LSD high lasts so damn long. That could help turn it into a therapy drug in the future.
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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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Meet America’s Newest, High-Techiest Weather Satellite

The GOES-16 atmospheric satellite is a super-powered machine that can predict the future. At least as far as weather is concerned.
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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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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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This Robot Barista Makes a Dang Good Latte

Cafe X’s robotic baristas could be the future of java jolts. The company’s robot-staffed kiosks sling precision-made espresso drinks starting at $ 2.25 a cup, just don’t expect fancy latte art.
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Inside the YouTube-Fueled, Teenage Extravaganza That Is Beautycon

A look at the industry-shaking in real life meet up of beauty world influencers, their fans and the brands that compete for their attention.
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How Trump’s Immigration Crackdown Will Hurt Silicon Valley

Immigrants founded half of the billion dollar startups in the US. Now many worry that Trump’s current travel ban and any future restrictions to work visas could hamper growth in Silicon Valley.
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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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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 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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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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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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The Ultimate Paper Airplane

Luca Iaconi-Stewart has spent parts of the last decade building an incredibly detailed model of a Boeing 777, right down to the tiny seats and moving landing gear.
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Musician Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

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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Hey Surfers, Soon Your Wetsuit May Be Covered in Fur

MIT researchers are taking a cue from nature to develop a revolutionary new wetsuit material that could change surfing forever.
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Watch the Difference 20 Years Has Made to Car Crash Safety

Watching car crash tests is horrifying and mesmerizing in equal measure.
These crash tests show how much safer cars are after two decades of improved design.

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Behold the Robotic Bat, Which We Promise Doesn’t Bite

Researchers have developed a robotic bat that promises to transform the way search and rescue operations work.
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If Tech Really Wants to Help the Homeless, It Should Hire Them

To bridge the divide between San Francisco’s wealthy tech workers and their impoverished neighbors, organizations like Code Tenderloin are trying to get disadvantaged people into tech companies. They teach skills like coding and help students craft resumes, but even with all these new skills the greatest challenge facing Code Tenderloin graduates is convincing a company to take a chance on them.
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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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The Scrappy Little Mouse That Turns Venom Into a Painkiller

The grasshopper mouse ain’t like any other mouse on Earth, in the sense that it fights scorpions and turns their venom from a toxin into a painkiller.
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Robot Queen Simone Giertz Tours Her Mad Laboratory

Swedish robotics enthusiast Simone Giertz is known for her inventive contraptions that may or may not work as intended. Simone takes us through her workshop and gives an extended look at some of her most outlandish machines.
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To Understand How a Squid Changes Color, You Gotta Get Inside Its Head

Squid use a remarkable array of skin patterns to communicate. How? It’s all a matter of getting inside their heads.
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Here Are LG’s New Smartwatches

The Watch Sport and Watch Style from LG are the first to market with the newest improvements from Android Wear 2.0.
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These Futuristic Boots Will Prevent Astronauts From Tripping on Mars

Falling can be fatal when exploring another planet, that’s why these MIT researchers are creating boots that help astronauts “feel” the ground beneath them to avoid any accidents.
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Meet the Robot that Presses Vinyl in 30 Seconds

These machines are the next-gen record presses our 21st century vinyl revolution has been waiting for.
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Making the Astral Forms of ‘Doctor Strange’

Here’s how the VFX team behind ‘Doctor Strange’ made the movie’s astral forms.
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How Hyperloop Can Reshape the Future of Transportation

Hyperloop: a bunch of tubes, right? Well, that, plus some crazy engineering, magnetic levitation, giant vacuums and yep, tubes that could someday fling us around at near supersonic speeds.
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Meet the Bird That Soars Thousands of Miles at a Time

The albatross has an 11-foot wingspan and a serious wanderlust, flying thousands of miles nonstop.
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Here’s How Fake News Works (and How the Internet Can Stop It)

Many fake news peddlers didn’t care if Trump won or lost the election. They only wanted to pocket money. But the consequences of what they did shook the world. This is how it happened.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Tracy Morgan Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Fist Fight” star Tracy Morgan answers the Internet’s most searched questions about himself.
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Inside the Fake News Factory of Macedonia

In the aftermath of the US elections, documentary photographer Guy Martin travelled to Veles, Macedonia to find out why this small town became the heart of the fake news scandal. These are the photos he took.
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These Autonomous Wheelchairs Are the Future of Mobility

At MIT, they are creating an autonomous wheelchair that can navigate streets and buildings to allow people with limited mobility to travel without having to worry about obstructions or other hazards.
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Step Into the VOID, Where VR Merges With the Real World

At the Utah-based “hyperreality” startup, they don’t want to make the real world disappear—they want to bring it into your headset for a an all-new kind of adventure.
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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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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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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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You Can Now Talk to Barbie. Oh, and She’s a Hologram

Hello Barbie Hologram is a small box containing an animated projection of the doll that responds to voice commands. It combines motion-capture animation with Amazon Echo-style voice interactions. So of course we had to give it a try.
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Take a 360-Video Tour of a Magnus Walker’s Sweet Porsches

Magnus Walker doesn’t just collect Porsches, he reinterprets them. Tuning their engines, modifying their bodies, painting them in vivid racing livery, and installing bespoke tartan seat panels. So what’s stopping you? Immerse yourself into his garage.
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The Here One Buds Versus Apple’s AirPods

It’s gonna be an interesting race between the AirPods and the Here Ones. Both have some great pros, but they both also have some serious cons. Here’s a closer look the top two wireless earphones.

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UPS Has a Mother-Truck of a Delivery Drone Idea

UPS’s futuristic delivery drones will be loaded inside the truck then fly out of and return to a roof port that would make any Bond villain jealous.
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Design FX – How ‘Rogue One’ Recreated Grand Moff Tarkin

Industrial Light & Magic used “Rogue One: A Star Wars Story” to push the boundaries of visual effects, especially in the area of digital humans. Design FX dives into the incredible techniques used to recreate one of the Star Wars universe’s most terrifying figures, Grand Moff Tarkin.
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Allison Williams & Daniel Kaluuya Show Us the Last Thing on Their Phones

“Get Out” stars Allison Williams & Daniel Kaluuya gather up their courage and show us the last things they did with their phones.
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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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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 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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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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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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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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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.
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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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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – The Cast of ‘Sesame Street’ Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

Elmo, Big Bird, Count von Count, Cookie Monster, Bert, Ernie, Grover, Rosita, Abby Cadabby, and Oscar the Grouch hang with WIRED to answer the Internet’s most searched questions about ‘Sesame Street’ and themselves.

New episodes of Sesame Street’s 47th season air every Saturday on HBO, and viewers can watch Sesame Street everyday on HBO Family and PBS Kids.
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This Drone is Designed to Save Lives Then Disappear

The Everfly APSARA drone is an origami-like disposable drone made to deliver essential supplies in a humanitarian or disaster situation.
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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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Meet the Little Star Trappist-1 and Its Exhilarating Planets

Astronomers have discovered seven dwarf planets orbiting a star 40 light years away from us. Not impressed? How about this — the planets may just be able to harbor life.

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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 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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Microsoft’s Surface Studio Is All Beauty and a Little Bit of Brains

David Pierce reviews the new all-in-one PC from Microsoft. It’s a joy to use, especially if you like drawing with a pen on a massive touchscreen.
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Inside the World’s Largest Wind Tunnel

It’s 80 feet high, 120 feet wide, that’s large enough to hold a Boeing 737. Now trucking companies are using the wind tunnel to make their massive machines more efficient.

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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – The Last Jedi Cast Answers 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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So Cellphones Cause Cancer, Right? That Ain’t What Science Says

Your grandparents might have warned you that cellphones cause brain cancer. Well, that’s not at all what science says.
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Gordon Ramsay Answers Cooking Questions From Twitter

Gordon Ramsay uses the power of Twitter to answer some common cooking questions.

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The 1955 Citroën DS Still Feels Ahead of Its Time

The 1955 Citroën DS is the auto industry’s platypus: bizarre, delightful, innovative, and, if not inimitable, never imitated. WIRED’s Jack Stewart took both the DS and SM for a spin.
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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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Design FX – How They Animated ‘The Lego Batman Movie’

‘The Lego Batman Movie’ uses an impressive style of animation that replicates the look of real lego bricks. These digital bricks abide by all the rules of real Lego bricks, so they cannot bend or move in an impractical way. Mike Seymour breaks down a few of the most remarkable scenes, where numerous complex techniques were used to create a believable image.
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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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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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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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Check Out Beautiful Sonar Images of the Seafloor Near Hawaii

Scientists have mapped the seafloor near Hawaii with huge blasts of sonar. It’s beautiful AND educational!
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Planet Earth II : Exclusive Clip From Episode 3 ‘Jungles’

An exclusive clip from the upcoming BBC America film Planet Earth II.
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What the What Is Quantum Computing? We’ve Got You Covered

Thanks to the superposition principle, a quantum machine has the potential to become an exponentially more powerful computer. If that makes little sense to you, here’s quantum computing explained.
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Meet Baxter, the Charming Robot That Can Read Your Mind

You don’t have to tell the Baxter robot that it’s doing something wrong. You Just have to think it.
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Blackjack Expert Explains How Card Counting Works

There’s a lot more to counting cards in Blackjack than meets the eye. Mike Aponte, former member of the infamous MIT Blackjack Team, takes us through the complicated process of counting cards.
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The Satellite That Spies on America’s Lightning

The first images from a new instrument onboard NOAA’s GOES-16 satellite are giving NOAA National Weather Service forecasters richer information about lightning that will help them alert the public to dangerous weather.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Samuel L. Jackson Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

“Kong: Skull Island” star Samuel L. Jackson answers the Internet’s most searched questions about himself.
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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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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 Shoe That Could Make a Sub-Two-Hour Marathon Possible

Meet the Nike Zoom Vaporfly 4%. It’s the shoe Nike claims can make any runner 4% more efficient. The company is trying to prove this by attempting to break the last barrier in running: a sub-two-hour marathon.
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Project Fifth Mode – Episode 5: Everything is Possible

Team rLoop wins the Innovation Award at SpaceX’s Hyperloop competition.
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Neuroscientist Explains One Concept in 5 Levels of Difficulty

The Connectome is a comprehensive diagram of all the neural connections existing in the brain. WIRED has challenged neuroscientist Bobby Kasthuri to explain this scientific concept to 5 different people; a 5 year-old, a 13 year-old, a college student, a neuroscience grad student and a connectome entrepreneur.
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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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Flight Lab – Suit Up and Fly High in NASA’s Science Spy Plane

Suit up with a NASA high altitude ER-2 pilot as he prepares for a scientific research mission flying as high as 70,000 feet in the agency’s modified U-2 spy plane.
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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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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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Danny McBride and Katherine Waterston Talk ‘Alien: Covenant’ at SXSW

Ridley Scott returns to direct the prequel to his 1979 Alien. Actors Danny McBride and Katherine Waterston joined WIRED at SXSW to talk about the film and some of the rumors that fans are sharing ahead of the Alien: Covenant premier.
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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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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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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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Self-Driving Cars Won’t Save Everyone. In Fact, They’ll Kill

Self-driving cars will totally eliminate traffic deaths, right? Nope. In fact, on rare occasions they’ll choose to kill.
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SF’s Wild SoundBox Is a Symphony Like You’ve Never Heard Before

San Francisco’s renowned orchestra has turned an acoustically disastrous rehearsal space into the city’s hottest classical music venue.
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Star Wars Fans Wait for Days to See This Bonkers SXSW Poster Exhibit

Star Wars fans waited for days to get into the Mondo Gallery in Austin, for an exhibition of limited edition prints from a galaxy far, far away by artist Michael Mitchell.
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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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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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Flight Lab – Climb Aboard a Boeing 747 That NASA Turned Into the World’s Biggest Flying Telescope

To get the best space observations possible, NASA scientists fly around the world in a highly modified 747 carrying a giant telescope.
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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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Scientists May Have Solved the Secret of the Water Bear

Researchers claim to have figured out why the tiny little water bear is so darn tough.
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Celebs Guess Real or Fake Tech News at SXSW

It’s hard to tell what’s real or fake today. Celebrities at SXSW sat down with WIRED and tried their best to guess which headlines from the tech news world are real and which are fake. Sad!
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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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Meet the Remarkable Robot That Communicates Like No Other

Iorek the robot not only understands your commands and gestures, but it asks for clarification if it’s confused.
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It Takes 60,000 Rivets and Two Robots to Build a Boeing 777 Fuselage

It’s tough work for pairs of humans who install each of the 60,000 rivets that keep Boeing’s 777 from falling apart in midair, so they’re getting some help from pairs of robots on the plane production line.
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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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What We Know About Trump’s Airplane Electronics Ban

The Trump Administration has ordered nine airlines flying direct routes to the US to block passengers from carrying large gadgets into the plane cabin. The UK has followed with a similar ban. Here’s what you need to know about the ban.
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Flight Lab – Inside NASA’s Prototype Lab Where Model Planes Take Flight

Walk into NASA Armstrong’s Sub-scale Research Lab and see the future of flight in miniature. The lab’s model airplanes are used to test cutting edge aeronautical ideas like crash-avoidance and more efficient rocket launches.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Ryan Reynolds & Jake Gyllenhaal Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Life’ stars Ryan Reynolds and Jake Gyllenhaal waste some time with WIRED and answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves.
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How TV Opening Titles Got to Be So Damn Good

TV is way better than it used to be and you can say the same thing for the opening titles of your favorite series. They used to be afterthoughts, but now they’re artistic statements of their own.

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Ken Jeong Answers Medical Questions From Twitter

Ken Jeong uses the power of Twitter to answer some common medical questions.
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Star Wars Director Reveals the Secrets Behind Rogue One’s Final Vader Scene

It could very well be the best scene in Rogue One: A Star Wars Story— Darth Vader violently pursuing rebels as they try to escape with the Death Star plans. But, as Director Gareth Edwards reveals, the scene fans saw in theaters almost didn’t happen.
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Design FX – ‘Kong: Skull Island’ – Designing the King of the Jungle

King Kong films hold a special distinction in the annals of cinema. Each new entry in the series often sets a new high-water mark for movie making special effects. Mike Seymour breaks down some the techniques used in ‘Kong: Skull Island,’ one of the most visually impressive films to date.
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The Single-Celled Stentor Could Hold the Secret to Human Regeneration

Meet the stentor, a gigantic single-celled organism that can regenerate and ink like a squid.
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Ridley Scott Reveals the Origin of His AI Characters in the Alien Saga

Director Ridley Scott has featured several AI characters in his films. His most recent is Walter in Alien: Covenant. WIRED caught up with Ridley, his son Luke and the President of AMD to talk about AI.
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Flight Lab – We Trained to Become a NASA Research Pilot and It Ain’t Easy

It takes a lot of training to become an elite NASA research pilot. WIRED’s Jack Stewart gets a crash course in flying and rolling F-18 jets for science, of course.
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Does Your Phone’s Blue Light Dimmer Really Work? Let’s Ask Science

Your phone might automatically dim its blue light at night. But does this really help you fall asleep?
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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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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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Want to Build Your Own Drone? MIT Has the Tool You Need

Have you ever wanted to build your own drone? These MIT engineers are creating a program that lets anyone build the drone of their dreams.
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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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Boeing’s New 787-10 Takes Off, Bound for Testing Hell

The latest, longest variant of the tech-stuffed, efficiency-focused Dreamliner took off from Boeing’s new factory in Charleston, South Carolina and this is just the beginning of testing hell for the new 787-10.

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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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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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Hacking the Trezor Bitcoin Vault

Mark Frauenfelder saved 7.4 bitcoins on a Trezor electronic vault then he lost the passcode. Here he hacks the device to unlocks his funds.
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Flight Lab – This NASA Drone Flies Over Hurricanes For Better Weather Forecasts

NASA takes retired Global Hawk military drones and sets them up to fly dangerous missions monitoring some of the most extreme storms for better weather data.
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Watch the 1000 mph Bloodhound Rocket Car’s First Run

The Bloodhound is a truly super supercar. It’s designed to punch right through the sound barrier to over 1,000 miles per hour.
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Watch Neon Artist Shawna Peterson Make Bright, Buzzing Art

Inside Shawna Peterson’s neon tube bending studio where puffs of air, charred wood and glass tubes meet to make brilliant signs and art.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Matt Damon & Julianne Moore Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Suburbicon’ stars Matt Damon and Julianne Moore take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves.
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Fiery Explosions Show Why the FAA Doesn’t Want Laptops in Luggage

There’s a good reason the FAA doesn’t want passengers packing their laptops in checked luggage. There they can overheat and ignite and even explode if packed with aerosol cans.
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Stranger Things Cast Show Us the Last Thing on Their Phones

‘Stranger Things’ stars Finn Wolfhard and Caleb McLaughlin show us the last things they did with their phones. What was the last emoji they used? The last text message sent? What was the last thing they searched?
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Lay Your Eyes on the Most Bonkers Robot in the World

The Guardian GT’s 7-foot-long arms replicate human motions with incredible smoothness and accuracy. Also, each one can lift 500 pounds.
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Silicon Valley’s Favorite Shoe Company Has Some New Kicks

Last year, the San Francisco startup Allbirds released a shoe it calls the Wool Runner. This eco-friendly, merino wool sneaker exploded in popularity in Bay Area. Now, Allbirds is unveiling its second product, the Wool Lounger.
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Digital Avatars and the Future of Fake News

Digital avatars and tools like Apple’s new Animoji app may forever change the way we communicate. But they’re also blurring the line between reality and fantasy. We take a look at how this technology works and what can be done to prevent the spread of manipulated videos in the future.
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Andy Serkis Breaks Down His Motion Capture Performances

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ star Andy Serkis is the world’s greatest motion capture performer. His abilities are so in-demand that much of the technology behind motion capture has evolved along with his performances. Andy breaks down some of the major moments of his career along with how the filmmaking tools have changed alongside it.

‘War for the Planet of the Apes’ is now available on Digital, Blu-ray and DVD #WarForthePlanet
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Chris Evans Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Gifted’ star Chris Evans takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the Internet’s most searched questions about himself. ‘Gifted’ co-star Mckenna Grace joins Chris, and together they find out that the Internet is obsessed with Chris Evans’ driving skills.
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Zoom Through Seattle’s Nearly Completed SR-99 Tunnel

Now that Bertha’s done digging, the new underground highway is nearly ready for human travelers. Fly through the project from a drone’s perspective.
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Shaping Smarter Cities – Global Solutions

We traveled around the world with Grant Imahara to discover global solutions to the challenges that most of our major cities are facing. Now it’s time to discuss what we uncovered.
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A Marsupial Robot Is What You Need in an Explosive Situation

Flying a drone indoors is risky business. But a new kind of robot combines a tracked vehicle and a tethered quadcopter to explore things like decommissioned chemical plants.
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After 4 Years, Seattle’s Giant Tunneling Machine Finally Breaks Through

Bertha, the largest boring machine in North America, has reached the light at the end of the tunnel, after getting stuck, and sitting motionless underneath the city for two years.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Going in Style’ stars Morgan Freeman, Michael Caine, and Alan Arkin take the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves.
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Meet Vinobot, the Rover on a Mission to Help Feed Humanity

If a ballooning humanity wants to feed itself as global warming throws agriculture into disarray, it’ll need the help of robots like Vinobot.
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WIRED Autocomplete Interviews – Anne Hathaway & Jason Sudeikis Answer the Web’s Most Searched Questions

‘Colossal’ stars Jason Sudeikis and Anne Hathaway answer the Internet’s most searched questions about themselves.
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Scott Kelly Answers Astronaut Questions From Twitter

Former NASA astronaut Scott Kelly uses the power of Twitter to answer some common questions about astronauts. How fast is the international space station? Can you see the eclipse from space?

Scott Kelly’s book ‘Endurance’ is now available.
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