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I Can't Stop Drinking Coffee Out of This Temperature-Regulating Mug

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 10:00
The $80 Ember Ceramic Mug keeps 10 ounces of coffee at whatever temperature you want, for as long as you want.
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Security News This Week: Apple Patches a Very Bad iOS HomeKit Bug

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:00
Another Apple security goof, email hacks, and more of the week's top security news.
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Patagonia Going After President Trump Tops This Week's Internet News Roundup

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 09:00
A lot of things shook up Twitter last week, but Patagonia going after President Trump was the biggest rumble.
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On The Hunt For The 'Love' In Granola: A Story About Loving Yourself

The FDA infamously sanctioned a bakery for listing "love" as an ingredient, but our writer wanted that recipe. She found a treasure of another sort, one of value for those with eating disorders.

(Image credit: Courtesy of Nashoba Brook Bakery)

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Making the Silence Breakers Time’s Person of the Year Won’t Change Anything

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 08:00
Opinion: While it’s satisfying to see sexual harassers get their comeuppance, no one should believe this marks the beginning of a cultural shift.
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When Waze Won't Help, Palestinians Make Their Own Open Source Maps

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 08:00
In a place and conflict where “facts on the ground” are endlessly contested, having access to good navigation maps and apps is more than a matter of getting there.
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A Visit To Houston's Himalaya: Pakistani And Indian Food With Deep Texas Roots

Chef Kaiser Lashkari's Pakistani restaurant has become a Houston institution. It's also emblematic of the multi-ethnic city itself, with flavors that borrow happily from other culinary traditions.

(Image credit: Peter Breslow/NPR)

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As Mueller's Russia Probe Forges Ahead, Potential Legal Endgames Begin to Take Shape

No one on the outside knows what cards Robert Mueller holds, but his actions offer some clues. Here's a look at some of the laws the special counsel might try to use in a potential prosecutions.

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Rows Of Hot Pink Paper, All Saying #MeToo

Mexican artist Monica Mayer brings her "Clothesline Project" to the National Museum of Women in the Arts in Washington, D.C.

(Image credit: Carolyn Rogers/NPR)

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The Dirty Secret of the IPCC’s Plan to Avert Climate Disaster: BECCS (Carbon Capture Technology) Doesn’t Yet Exist.

Wired Top Stories - Sun, 12/10/2017 - 07:00
The Paris agreement on climate change charts a narrow path to avoiding a global apocalypse. Just one problem: Its centerpiece is a technology that basically doesn’t yet exist.
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Houston Ship Channel And Galveston Bay Digging Out After Harvey

The sediment and muddy freshwater that spilled into these Texas bodies of water are causing problems for the shipping and oyster industries.

(Image credit: Scott Dalton/for NPR)

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Biologists With Drones And Peanut Butter Pellets Are On A Mission To Help Ferrets

To increase populations of the endangered black-footed ferret, scientists aim to save prairie dogs, a main food source. The biologists use drones and medicated peanut butter-flavored pellets to do it.

(Image credit: Kathryn Scott Osler/Denver Post via Getty Images)

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DNC Group Calls For Drastic Cut In 'Superdelegates' As Part Of Nomination Process

The Unity Reform Commission is calling for a 60 percent reduction in superdelegates and wants the party to offer same-day party affiliation switching. It calls its recommendations "historic."

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Despite Maduro's Unpopularity, Venezuela's Opposition Isn't A Shoo-In For Election

Venezuelans are suffering under increasing shortages of food, medicine, and other basics. But growing anger from this has not translated into greater success at the ballot box for the opposition.

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Reaction To Trump's Appearance At Mississippi Civil Rights Museum

President Trump appears at the grand opening of the Museum of Mississippi History and the Mississippi Civil Rights Museum even as the NAACP and civil rights activists say his presence is an insult.

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SoCal Wildfire Victim Tells Her Story

The ongoing SoCal wildfires have burned more than 100,000 acres, forced thousands of people to evacuate, and destroyed hundreds of structures. Cal Fire says there is no end in sight.

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'Millennials': Be Careful How We Use This Label

The Wall Street Journal announced that it would consider how it uses the term "millennial." Linguist Ben Zimmer weighs in on whether this term has painted a whole generation with too broad a brush.

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Apple Executive Reveals More of Its Self-Driving Technology

Wired Top Stories - Sat, 12/09/2017 - 15:54
In a talk at a conference, Apple's head of artificial-intelligence research discussed projects for navigation and mapping that would be useful for self-driving cars.
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Trump Attends Opening Of Mississippi Civil Rights Museum Despite Controversy

Two black Democratic lawmakers who decided not to attend said Trump's presence at the opening was "an insult." But the state's GOP governor said residents should be proud Trump would be there.

(Image credit: Susan Walsh/AP)

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Firefighters Gain Ground On SoCal Wildfires Even As Winds Continue To Vex

The Santa Ana winds gave firefighters a small reprieve but were expected to pick up once again. Air quality was at hazardous levels in some areas.

(Image credit: Jae C. Hong/AP)

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