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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

House Republicans Are Trying to Blackball the Climate Investigation into Exxon

The House Science Committee is dragging out the spurious narrative that science isn't in consensus about climate change, its causes, and effects. The post House Republicans Are Trying to Blackball the Climate Investigation into Exxon appeared first on WIRED.

Trump’s Dr. Oz Appearance Has Nothing To Do With Health

The current discussion about candidates' health isn’t really about health at all—it’s more about transparency and one-upmanship. The post Trump's Dr. Oz Appearance Has Nothing To Do With Health appeared first on WIRED.

The Hunt to Find the Lawmaker Blocking the Zika Funding Bill

That Zika funding bill isn't just contentious. It's also got a real transparency problem. The post The Hunt to Find the Lawmaker Blocking the Zika Funding Bill appeared first on WIRED.

Why Finger Smudges Look So Much Worse on the Glossy Jet Black iPhone 7

Turns out, the same properties that make for superior polish also attract fingerprints faster than a season of CSI: Miami. The post Why Finger Smudges Look So Much Worse on the Glossy Jet Black iPhone 7 appeared first on WIRED.

Banning a Promising Cure for Opioid Addiction Is a Bad Idea

Kratom is helping wean thousands of Americans off illegal drugs and prescription pain pills, without creating long term dependency. It shouldn't be illegal. The post Banning a Promising Cure for Opioid Addiction Is a Bad Idea appeared first on WIRED.

Jeff Bezos’ New Rocket Could Send the First People to Mars

Jeff Bezos announced a new rocket that could make his tortoise strategy a winner in the race to Mars. The post Jeff Bezos’ New Rocket Could Send the First People to Mars appeared first on WIRED.

It Was A Great Weekend For Lava

Lots of lava flows over the weekend, including Piton de la Fournaise and Fuego, with Kilauea coming close to new lava lake overflow. The post It Was A Great Weekend For Lava appeared first on WIRED.

Check Out the Earthquake Shock Absorbers on LA’s Newest Skyscraper

New Wilshire Grand Center skyscraper—the tallest in the western US—may wobble in a big quake, but it shouldn’t fall down. The post Check Out the Earthquake Shock Absorbers on LA’s Newest Skyscraper appeared first on WIRED.

Hillary Clinton Has Pneumonia, and Health-Wise It’s No Big Deal

It's a not-serious lung infection. It set off a media frenzy and speculations about her overall health. She'll probably be fine. The post Hillary Clinton Has Pneumonia, and Health-Wise It's No Big Deal appeared first on WIRED.

Biologists Really Can’t Help Naming Species After Obama

Thomas Jefferson has an extinct scallop, Teddy has an elk and a savanna shrew. But Obama has a whole menagerie of fish and parasites, lizards and birds named after him. The post Biologists Really Can’t Help Naming Species After Obama appeared first on WIRED.

Space Photos of the Week: A Lazy Supernova in the Sky

Space photos of the week, September 4 — 10, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Lazy Supernova in the Sky appeared first on WIRED.

Colliding Black Holes Tell the New Story of Stars

Just months after their discovery, gravitational waves coming from the mergers of black holes are shaking up astrophysics. The post Colliding Black Holes Tell the New Story of Stars appeared first on WIRED.

DoS Attack Crashes Website Monitoring North Korea’s Nuclear Test Site

The timing is odd, and suggests someone doesn't like the NGO keeping an eye on nuclear test sites. The post DoS Attack Crashes Website Monitoring North Korea's Nuclear Test Site appeared first on WIRED.

Let’s Calculate the Mass of Netflix’s Luke Cage

In this image from the Luke Cage series, we see Luke lifting up some dude. From this we can calculate an estimate for the mass of Luke. The post Let’s Calculate the Mass of Netflix’s Luke Cage appeared first on WIRED.

It’s Too Late to Save the Glaciers, but Scientists Are Saving Some Pieces in an Antarctic Vault

Glaciers all around the world are melting, mostly because of climate change. So a group of concerned scientists is flying the stuff to somewhere colder. The post It’s Too Late to Save the Glaciers, but Scientists Are Saving Some Pieces in an Antarctic Vault appeared first on WIRED.

Here’s How Many Apple Cores It Would Take to Poison You

Fact checking an old wives' tale. The post Here’s How Many Apple Cores It Would Take to Poison You appeared first on WIRED.

Air Force: Stash These F-22s for Us? NASA: Yeah Sure We Got Room

Fitting the planes together was like Tetris, with a prettier result than your most artful video-game moves. The post Air Force: Stash These F-22s for Us? NASA: Yeah Sure We Got Room appeared first on WIRED.

Introducing NASA’s OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission: the Unofficial Comic Strip

NASA is prone to anthropomorphizing its rovers and spacefaring robots, so we made OSIRIX-REx (Rex, for short) the star of his own comic strip. The post Introducing NASA's OSIRIS-REx Asteroid Mission: the Unofficial Comic Strip appeared first on WIRED.

Watch NASA Launch OSIRIS-REx, Its Asteroid-Sampling Spacecraft

NASA's OSIRIS-REx leaves today on a seven-year journey to collect a scientific windfall of asteroid dust (and very small rocks). Bennu or bust! The post Watch NASA Launch OSIRIS-REx, Its Asteroid-Sampling Spacecraft appeared first on WIRED.

Entrancing Infrared GIFs Show Where Groundwater Burbles to the Surface

Scientists are using infrared scanners to figure out where groundwater sources burble into the surface supply. The post Entrancing Infrared GIFs Show Where Groundwater Burbles to the Surface appeared first on WIRED.

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