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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

Nobody Knows Where This Big Raft of Pumice Came From

Satellite images and aircraft have spotted a pumice raft in the Pacific Ocean near Fiji, but we may never know its source. The post Nobody Knows Where This Big Raft of Pumice Came From appeared first on WIRED.

Behold China’s Answer to Amazon Echo: The LingLong DingDong

The name of the product, and the company that made it, may sound funny to you, but this gadget is no joke. The post Behold China’s Answer to Amazon Echo: The LingLong DingDong appeared first on WIRED.

The Physics of Throwing a Starship Off a Cliff to Make It Fly

A physics-based analysis of that scene from the new Star Trek movie. The post The Physics of Throwing a Starship Off a Cliff to Make It Fly appeared first on WIRED.

Apple Pay Will Change the Way Your Brain Thinks About Buying Things

Economists and brain scientists agree that digital payment technologies can affect consumer spending. The post Apple Pay Will Change the Way Your Brain Thinks About Buying Things appeared first on WIRED.

Your Office Has a Microbiome, and It Might Make You Sick

Our modern energy-efficient buildings might be driving beneficial bacteria out of our lives. The post Your Office Has a Microbiome, and It Might Make You Sick appeared first on WIRED.

Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions

An unexpected connection has emerged between the results of physics experiments and an important, seemingly unrelated set of numbers in pure mathematics. The post Physicists Uncover Strange Numbers in Particle Collisions appeared first on WIRED.

NOAA’s Newest Satellite Will Soon Deliver Hi-Res Weather Porn

GOES-R comes equipped with a 16 channel multispectral imager capable of delivering the hottest, high-resolution cloud-on-cloud action. The post NOAA’s Newest Satellite Will Soon Deliver Hi-Res Weather Porn appeared first on WIRED.

Here’s the Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy

You drunken glutton! The post Here's the Real Reason Thanksgiving Makes You Sleepy appeared first on WIRED.

Pluto’s Icy Heart Broke Pluto

Pluto's cutest geological feature---heart-shaped Sputnik Planitia---may have reoriented the whole planet. The post Pluto's Icy Heart Broke Pluto appeared first on WIRED.

What Sonic Black Holes Say About the Real Deal

Can a fluid analogue of a black hole point physicists toward the theory of quantum gravity, or is it a red herring? The post What Sonic Black Holes Say About the Real Deal appeared first on WIRED.

Maybe Quicksilver Doesn’t Have Super-Speed—He Might Warp Time

In X-Men Apocalypse, we once again see Quicksilver running at super fast speeds. Here is an estimate of his speed based on one scene. The post Maybe Quicksilver Doesn't Have Super-Speed—He Might Warp Time appeared first on WIRED.

Bet You’ve Never Seen Snow Leopards Mating Before

To capture a snow leopard for Planet Earth II, the crew had to combine patience, luck, and a lot of fancy tech. See it all here in glorious 360 degrees. The post Bet You've Never Seen Snow Leopards Mating Before appeared first on WI...

Florida Votes to Release Millions of Zika-Fighting Mosquitos

On Tuesday, the constituents a Florida county voted to yes to a genetically modified experiment in disease vector control. The post Florida Votes to Release Millions of Zika-Fighting Mosquitos appeared first on WIRED.

Even for the GOP, Parts of Obamacare Should Be Worth Saving

Mandatory requirements only make up a quarter of Obamacare's 955 pages. The rest has provisions that most people either don't know about, or really like. The post Even for the GOP, Parts of Obamacare Should Be Worth Saving appeared first on WIRED.

America’s Brief Role as a Climate Leader Is Probably Over

While America was watching Donald Trump sweep the polls, climate representatives from over 200 countries were watching America's commitments to international climate goals blow away. The post America's Brief Role as a Climate Leader Is Probably Over appeared first on WIRED.

An Incredible 360-Degree Look Behind the Scenes of Planet Earth II

The BBC is out with a new nature documentary that promises even more spectacle than the original Planet Earth—and shiny new technologies to pull viewers deeper into the action. The post An Incredible 360-Degree Look Behind the Scenes of Planet Earth II appeared first on WIRED.

How NASA Will Choose Astronauts for Its Incredible Journey to Mars

When the agency put out its latest application call, it specified that the lucky few might fly in Orion, a deep-space vessel meant to make the Journey to Mars. The post How NASA Will Choose Astronauts for Its Incredible Journey to Mars appeared first on WIRED.

Watch WIRED and OZY’s Election Night Livestream

A Livestream from OZY.com, with WIRED's correspondents live from Trump and Clinton's campaign headquarters. The post Watch WIRED and OZY's Election Night Livestream appeared first on WIRED.

Election Got You Feeling Down? Good News: It Isn’t Just You

When it comes to maintaining the mental health and wellness of American citizens, the 2016 presidential election cycle has been less than ideal. The post Election Got You Feeling Down? Good News: It Isn’t Just You appeared first on WIRED.

2016’s Election Data Hero Isn’t Nate Silver. It’s Sam Wang

Opinion: The most interesting stats guy this election isn't Nate Silver The post 2016's Election Data Hero Isn't Nate Silver. It’s Sam Wang appeared first on WIRED.

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