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Archived Since:April 5, 2008

Blog Post Archive

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.

A Material From Shapeshifting Planes Could Heal Human Flesh

Polyvinylidene fluoride is a material NASA researchers have refined for use in morphing aircraft, which shapeshift in response to their environment. But it can also kickstart the human body's healing process. The post A Material From Shapeshifting Planes Could Heal Human Flesh appeared first on WIRED.

The Ocean’s Robots May Soon Enjoy High-Speed Internet

For scientists talking to submarines, robots, and other instruments, data travels at dial-up speeds of single bytes per minute---far slower than the megabits per second we use in the office or at home. The post The Ocean’s Robots May Soon Enjoy High-Speed Internet appeared first on WIRED.

The Dismal Science of the Standing Rock Pipeline Protests

If successful, the Standing Rock protest could be a minor boon for the economics of weaning the world off oil. The post The Dismal Science of the Standing Rock Pipeline Protests appeared first on WIRED.

A Chain-Smoking Robot Isn’t Just Hilarious—It’s a Big Deal

Researchers have built a chain-smoking robot. And not because they want a real-life Bender. The post A Chain-Smoking Robot Isn't Just Hilarious—It's a Big Deal appeared first on WIRED.

How NASA Got Every Last Piece of Pluto Data Down From New Horizons

A year and a half ago, Pluto was a pixellated blur. The New Horizons mission has revealed it as the geologically active center of a dwarf planet system. The post How NASA Got Every Last Piece of Pluto Data Down From New Horizons appeared first on WIRED.

You Have to Watch NASA’s High-Tech Pumpkins in Action

For the last five years, the engineers at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory have been putting your pumpkin carving skills to shame in their annual contest. The post You Have to Watch NASA's High-Tech Pumpkins in Action appeared first on WIRED.

Molten Salt Reactors Could Soon Help Power Earth—And One Day Mars

If we get our way and really put humans on Mars in the next two decades, they're gonna need power. The post Molten Salt Reactors Could Soon Help Power Earth—And One Day Mars appeared first on WIRED.

Want Your Tombstone to Last Forever? Make It Out of Quartzite

You might think that rock for your gravestone will last a long time, but not all rocks weather the ravages of time the same way. The post Want Your Tombstone to Last Forever? Make It Out of Quartzite appeared first on WIRED.

Theranos Blew It. But It Didn’t Ruin Biotech Startups for Everyone

What Elizabeth Holmes' downfall means for other start-ups with more modest hopes for point-of-care diagnostics. The post Theranos Blew It. But It Didn't Ruin Biotech Startups for Everyone appeared first on WIRED.

La Niña’s Not Here, But Whatever Let’s Have a La Niña Winter

La Niña isn't guaranteed after an El Niño, but this year's conditions are looking more favorable. The post La Niña's Not Here, But Whatever Let's Have a La Niña Winter appeared first on WIRED.

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