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Plus: A massive crime bust in Europe, a warning from US Cyber Command, and more of the week's top security news.

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As researchers tracked his flight over 27 countries, a cuckoo became a celebrity and raised questions about how climate change could affect his species’ travel.

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With a major camera upgrade, new automated flight modes, and longer flying times, this is the drone we recommend you get.

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Leigh Dana Jackson, the co-executive producer on Apple TV+'s forthcoming show, believes genre fiction has a role to play in addressing injustice.

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Still sheltering in place? Good. Here’s how to watch movies with friends, even when you’re apart.

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The Zelda videogames were turned into an animated series once in 1989. It's time for a reboot.

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When humans see purple, we’re really seeing a blend of red and blue light. Hummingbirds see purple plus ultraviolet—and lots of other nonspectral colors.

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Diversifying the Academy won’t change Hollywood overnight, but it will ensure that more perspectives are taken into account when naming the best art of our time.

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With solid performance and long battery life, the Moto G Fast and the Moto E are great value—if you rarely take photos with your smartphone.

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As the necessary shelter in place restrictions continue, we’re joined by WIRED’s Alan Henry and Adrienne So to talk about the technologies helping us pass the time.

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Iran, China, Russia—the gang was all here in the first half of this year. Oh, and also an unprecedented pandemic that’s been a boon for hackers.

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No, Alabama frat boys aren’t doing snot shots and betting on who can get sick first. Why does the media keep suggesting otherwise?

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Public health messaging and science have to work hard to stay in sync during a crisis. During the Covid-19 pandemic, they haven’t always succeeded.

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Divisions over technical standards and the role of China's Huawei are jeopardizing the rollout of superfast connections.

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In some ways, Trump's use of social media follows a history of politicians sidestepping media gatekeepers that dates back to FDR. In others, he's a complete anomaly.

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This tablet-mirror hybrid can analyze your skin, keep track of your skincare products, and is a handy way to follow makeup tutorials on YouTube.

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While baseball, basketball, and other sports struggle to adapt, an international team of skater-experts has figured out a safer way to play.

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Summer is as much a season as a mindset—a sunny thing to escape to. Here are some weird, wild books to help get you there.

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It may be the most unpatriotic toxicology study ever, but so be it: Metals give fireworks their color, but some manufacturers are slipping in toxins.

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From mattresses to laptops, we'll meet all of your stay-at-home holiday tech needs here.

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The malware known as ThiefQuest or EvilQuest also has spyware capabilities that allow it to grab passwords and credit card numbers.

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Since the city overhauled its force in 2012, reported crimes fell, but electronic surveillance increased. Some community activists are unhappy.

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The lives of incarcerated people are usually hidden from society. On prison TikTok, they’re going viral.

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Use these battle-tested tips and camera settings to capture dramatic photos of those explosions in the sky.

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This month's focus is on Maria Ressa, the editor of the news website Rappler, who was convicted of cyber libel in the Philippines last month.

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