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Amazon's The Boys Tests the Limits of Superhero Fatigue

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 07:00
The new show turns comic-book heroes into villains—and runs up against a supersize challenge.
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Scientists Can Finally Build Feedback Circuits in Cells

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 06:00
The circuitry could act as control mechanisms in safe, smart cells programmed to kill tumors and treat brain injuries.
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SpaceX Just Unleashed Its Starship Rocket for the First Time

Fri, 07/26/2019 - 00:06
The prototype, called Starhopper, hovered in the air for a few moments. Next stop: Space.
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California's Auto-Emissions Deal Could Trump the Feds' Plans

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 20:30
Ford, Honda, Volkswagen, and BMW agree to tougher California mileage standards, potentially disrupting Trump’s proposal to relax US rules.
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UPS Wants to Unleash Drones, a Galaxy Fold Relaunch, and More News

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 19:26
Catch up on the most important news from today in two minutes or less.
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Apple Is Buying Intel's Modem Unit to Control Its 5G Destiny

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 18:40
Apple said it is buying the Intel unit that makes smartphone modems. The deal allows the iPhone maker to further customize the components inside its devices.
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How to Watch the 2019 Fortnite World Cup Finals

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 18:18
The big Fortnite finals tournament begins Friday and concludes Sunday. Here's how to tune in from anywhere in the world.
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Depth of Field: The Charged Uncertainty at the Tijuana Border

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 16:41
Omar Martinez's photograph captures the liminal space of migrants at the border, perpetually unsure of their fate.
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Every Movie Referenced by 'Stranger Things'

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 15:56
WIRED asked the Duffer Brothers to break down their inspirations. From 'Alien' to 'The Thing,' did you catch all of these?
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Jill Tarter Swears She’d Tell Us If She’d Seen an Alien

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 14:54
In a special extraterrestrial edition of WIRED’s Tech Support series, the legendary SETI astronomer takes questions from Twitter.
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Jennifer Lawrence to Play Real-Life Mobster

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 14:21
Also, speaking of crime families, there's new hope for a 'Sopranos' reboot.
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The Secret to Success on YouTube? Kids

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 13:01
A study by the Pew Research Center finds that videos including children younger than 13 get three times as many views as others.
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Sonos Ikea Symfonisk Review: A Sonos Speaker With Ikea's Good Looks

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 09:00
The audio company teams up with the furniture giant on two new products: a bookshelf speaker and a combo lamp/speaker.
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Drag Queen vs. David Duke: Whose Tweets Are More 'Toxic'?

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 09:00
Opinion: Researchers used Google's AI tool to rank the harmfulness of tweets by white nationalists and drag queens. The results were discouraging.
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UPS Wants to Go Full-Scale With Its Drone Deliveries

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 08:00
The delivery giant is done experimenting and is petitioning the FAA for the right to launch revenue-generating drone flights without today’s restrictions.
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7 Travel Essentials: Mobile Charger, Headphones, Neck Pillow, iPad Pro

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 08:00
Whether your stuck on the tarmac or trapped at cruising altitude, these items will make your next journey more tolerable.
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Using AI, and Film, to Track Tear Gas Use Against Civilians

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 07:00
Oscar-winning filmmaker Laura Poitras teamed up with a London nonprofit developing machine learning tools to identify lethal weapons in online videos.
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How Scientists Built a ‘Living Drug’ to Beat Cancer

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 07:00
Researchers didn’t know if it would work, but they had little to lose when they tried a new drug known as a CAR-T—a living cell reprogrammed to recognize and kill leukemia—on a dying 6-year-old.
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Facebook's Ex-Security Chief Details His 'Observatory' for Internet Abuse

Thu, 07/25/2019 - 05:00
Alex Stamos' Stanford-based project will try to persuade tech firms to offer academics access to massive troves of user data.
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The Galaxy Fold Has Been Fixed, Samsung Says

Wed, 07/24/2019 - 21:24
The company will make its folding smartphone available to consumers—once again—this fall.
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