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Gadget Lab Podcast: A Deep Dive on Apple's HomePod

1 hour 56 min ago
We discuss the good and bad points about the HomePod, and tell you whether it's worth your Satoshis.
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Beware This Incredibly Silly—But Still Effective—Tax Scam

3 hours 25 min ago
There are lots of tax scams out there, but this is the only one that pays you first.
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Grab Sweet Outdoor Gear Deals: Proof, Nomad, Black Diamond, LTHR

4 hours 4 min ago
Some of the best (and priciest) outdoor gear around is now steeply discounted.
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The Struggle to Predict—and Prevent—Toxic Masculinity

4 hours 35 min ago
Sociological research shows that some delinquent boys—but not all—turn into men with no regard for other people's rights.
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What Rick Gates' Guilty Plea Means For Mueller’s Probe

4 hours 36 min ago
Paul Manafort’s longtime deputy is cooperating with the special prosecutor, so we may soon have answers to these questions hovering around the Russia investigation.
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Facebook's Mandatory Anti-Malware Scan Is Invasive and Lacks Transparency

7 hours 13 min ago
Facebook is locking users out of their accounts until they download antivirus software that sometimes doesn't even work on their computers.
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University of Washington Researchers Can Wirelessly Charge a Phone Using Lasers

7 hours 49 min ago
A team of electrical engineering students has a solution to all your charging problems: Lasers.
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Gothamist, LAist, and DCist Will Return, Thanks to a Boost From Public Radio

9 hours 9 min ago
Months after billionaire Joe Ricketts closed Gothamist and its affiliates, a group of non-profit radio stations is getting the band back together.
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How Trump Conquered Facebook Without Russian Ads

9 hours 32 min ago
WIRED contributor Antonio García Martínez on why Russia’s Facebook ads were less important to Trump’s victory than his own Facebook ads.
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Why Lighting and Makeup Were 'Black Panther''s Secret Weapons

10 hours 39 min ago
All the filmmaking firepower in the world wouldn't make up for skin that didn’t look quite right in the light of the Wakandan sun.
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Uber's Express Pool, GM's Super Cruise, and More Car News

10 hours 39 min ago
Plus: the rise of electric, dockless bike-sharing, Tesla's crypto currency kerfuffle, and more car news you missed this week.
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Why We Can’t Let Google Monopolize AI

11 hours 39 min ago
WIRED contributor Robert Wright on why the government needs to stop Google from monopolizing AI.
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This Startup Is Challenging Mechanical Turk—on the Blockchain

12 hours 39 min ago
Amazon's Mechanical Turk dominates the market for on-demand microtasks. Gems is using cryptocurrency to appeal to workers and task-requesters.
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'Annihilation' Review: A Thrilling, Terrifying Surrealist Trip

12 hours 39 min ago
Alex Garland’s adaptation is as monstrous as it is masterful—even more soul-shaking than the original.
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The Security Command Center Protecting the Winter Olympics

12 hours 39 min ago
In a windowless room in Seoul, dozens of security experts train—and watch—for the worst.
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US Border Patrol Hasn’t Validated E-Passport Data For Years

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 19:08
For over a decade, US Customs and Border Patrol has been unable to verify the cryptographic signatures on e-Passports, because they never installed the right software.
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There's No One Way to Explain How Flying Works

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 10:00
You can use Bernoulli's principle to explain how planes fly—but that isn't the only way.
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Inside the Panoptic Studio, the Dome That Could Give Robots Super-Senses

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:00
In a chilly basement room sits a giant dome that looks like part physics experiment and part like that chamber Darth Vader kicks back in.
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Bring Sanity Back to Your Life With These Four Affirmation Apps

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 09:00
These positive affirmation apps help you build a positive mindset simply by opening a push alert.
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Permafrost Experiments Mimic Alaska’s Climate-Changed Future

Thu, 02/22/2018 - 07:00
In the permafrost zone near Denali, an expanse of tundra bristles with so many sensors and cables that it resembles an outdoor ICU ward.
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