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Capturing the Aftermath of Wildfires in France

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 09:00
You don't have to have experienced a wildfire to know what one looks like, but what happens in their wake is less obvious.
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Astronomers Have Found the Universe's Missing Matter

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 07:00
For decades, some of the atomic matter in the universe had not been located. Recent papers reveal where it’s been hiding.
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Best Wireless Headphones (2018): Bose, Beats, Sennheiser, Sony, and More

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 07:00
No matter if you’re broke or in the money, these are our favorite wireless headphones.
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An Oral History of Apple's Infinite Loop

Sun, 09/16/2018 - 07:00
Apple’s old HQ holds stories of pizza ovens, iPhone secrets, baseball bats, and what happened to Steve Jobs’ office.
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BMW’s Vision iNEXT SUV Concept Sets a New, Electric Course

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 18:58
The X5-sized concept has everything from touch-control seats to a Little Mermaid–inspired interior—and BMW insists it's for real.
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How to Easily Locate the Accelerometer in an iPhone

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 11:00
Don't take apart your phone! Circular motion, an app to record sensor data, and some physics is all you need.
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Sci-Fi Writers Are Predicting the Future, but Is Anyone Listening?

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 09:00
Author Walter Jon Williams has forecasted a lot of things, but rarely gets credit.
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Kid-Focused Apps Track Location, UK Spying, and More Security News This Week

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 09:00
In security news this week, some apps for children may violate privacy laws, State Department devices might be less secure than your Instagram account, and more.
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Preorder the iPhone XS or Shop 15 of the Weekend’s Best Tech Deals

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 09:00
You want a new iPhone? So do we. And an Apple Watch.
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5 STEM Toys to Entertain and Enlighten Your Kids

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 08:00
Keep your kids’ neurons firing with these science- and math-centric toys and games.
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How Los Angeles Is Helping Lead the Fight Against Climate Change

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 07:00
Los Angeles mayor Eric Garcetti sits down with WIRED to talk about how to turn LA into a greentech testbed, why cities have to compete in order to save the world, and what the city can learn from its infamous water wars.
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Space Photos of the Week: Florence, From Way Way Up Above

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 07:00
Even from 254 miles up, photos of hurricane Florence had to be shot in wide angle.
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Self-Driving Car Developers Should Put Pedestrians First

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 07:00
Opinion: Contrary to the hype, walkers and bikers are much smarter than autonomous vehicles
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How Fitbit Started the Wearables Craze That Got Us All Moving

Sat, 09/15/2018 - 07:00
Pedometers first arrived 50 years ago in Japan. Now, thanks to technology, quantified stepping is everywhere.
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Facebook's AI Can Analyze Memes, but Can It Understand Them?

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:14
Facebook's Rosetta technology analyzes billions of images that contain text, but memes are more than the sum of their parts.
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'Shadow of the Tomb Raider' Tries to Be Epic, But It's Really Just Mean

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 17:04
In the new 'Tomb Raider', Lara Croft is born to suffer.
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Hurricane Florence Threatens to Spread Hog Poop Over North Carolina

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:49
Big pools of pig excrement, a byproduct of the state's many hog farms, sit in the path of Hurricane Florence.
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Gadget Lab Podcast: Breaking Down the iPhone XS, iPhone XS Max, iPhone XR

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:31
This week Apple announced three new iPhones and a new Apple Watch. Are these a glimpse of the future, or more of the same?
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Google-Funded Study Finds Cash Beats Typical Development Aid

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 14:13
A study in Rwanda finds healthier children in families receiving large cash grants, rather than clean water, livestock, textbooks, or nutritional supplements.
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How Bots Ruined Clicktivism

Fri, 09/14/2018 - 13:52
As platforms struggle to detect and stop foreign interference in the midterm elections, there’s a thorny complication: Many of the tactics used by spammers and trolls are also leveraged by real activists.
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