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Changes proposed by the Wikimedia Foundation to diversify its community of editors raise existential questions for the online encyclopedia.
About 200 million women in the country are illiterate. But voice memo and image-sharing apps make it easier to connect, communicate, and run businesses.
Researchers slap a living antenna on a drone to give the machine an insanely keen sense of smell. Ladies and gentlemen, meet the “Smellicopter.”
So you're freezing inside and outside. Our advice can fix that.
Over the past two years, astronomers have rewritten the history of our galaxy.
An inexpensive, so-simple-it-hurts pan has come to rule our food writer's kitchen.
Director Guy Moshe talks about the ambitious scale and preternatural timeliness of his new sci-fi film.
John Snow showed that London's cholera outbreak arose from bad water, not the moral failings of the poor. His legacy can help tackle new problems like Covid-19.
It’s hard to keep calm and carry on when trying not to lose your mind is a struggle. Here are a few tips to help you cope.
WIRED asked the writers of five of our favorite 2020 titles what it was like to release a book during Covid-19.
And some Instagram resources to shore up your mental health, if therapy isn't an option right now.
Your cooking area is the size of a Game Boy. But with some strategic gear you can still whip up a storm of good food.
Dungeons & Dragons has spent the past few months pushing a new era of diversity and inclusions, but it’s still got a lot of work to do.
Monks stared at skulls to ponder the inevitability of death. We stare at our phones.
Sorry, folks: Thanks to Covid, next year won’t be much more fun than this one, at least until enough vaccines arrive.
The situation has made clear that the field needs to change. Here’s where to start, according to a current and a former Googler.
This year radically changed what live events—at least those that weren’t canceled—look like. It also taught organizers some lessons.
From record-beating scientific discoveries to an elephant baby boom, this year was about much more than just a global pandemic.
Smart thermostats, light bulbs, and leak sensors are just a few devices that can help cut your utility bill.
This year saw plenty of destructive hacking and disinformation campaigns—but amid a pandemic and a historic election, the consequences have never been graver.