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A darknet marketplace called TheRealDeal Market has emerged, focusing on brokering hackers’ zero-day attack methods. The post New Dark-Web Market Is Selling Zero-Day Exploits to Hackers appeared first on WIRED.

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When civil war broke out in Syria, Ahmed Amri immediately thought about seeds. Specifically, 141,000 packets of them sitting in cold storage 19 miles south of Aleppo. The post How Syrians Saved an Ancient Seedbank From Civil War appeared first on WIRED.

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The patterns of epic live panels are well established, but they don't all do what Star Wars was able to do: make us care. The post That Star Wars Panel’s Real Magic Was Its Balancing Act appeared first on WIRED.

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Depending on who you talk to, food additives are either toxins or marvels of the modern world. Who's right? The post Are Food Additives Evil? We Have an Almost-Civil Debate appeared first on WIRED.

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For many of Etsy's millions of sellers and buyers, today’s IPO success is likely bittersweet. The post Etsy’s Surging IPO Shows Losing Your Indie Cred Pays Off appeared first on WIRED.

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This week's music video roundup has your new favorite cover of a Backstreet Boys song, Snoop Dogg, and a few other tasty treats. The post Audio Visuals: Twitter Will Chew You Up and Spit You Out appeared first on WIRED.

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We might not know much more than we did before, but that's half the fun, isn't it? The post Get Your Theories Ready, It’s the Force Awakens Teaser Screengrabs appeared first on WIRED.

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As expected, J.J. Abrams didn't show up empty-handed to Star Wars Celebration—he came with a trailer. The post The Second Star Wars Teaser Is Here! appeared first on WIRED.

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History isn't all that matters: Cities can change to cater to pedestrians instead of, or at least in addition to, cars. The post The 10 Most Walkable Cities in America appeared first on WIRED.

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Here's a bunch of superhero movie news to keep you occupied while you await the release of Avengers: Age of Ultron. The post Cape Watch: Wonder Woman Gets a Shiny New Director appeared first on WIRED.

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After a bumpy road, the hero of Diplo's dancehall-meets-dance-music project is finally starring in an animated show. The post The Warped, Weed-Fueled World of the Major Lazer Cartoon appeared first on WIRED.

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Dan Ariely has devoted his career to scrutinizing the bizarre logic that often guides human behavior—and amassing the evidence that exposes us as incorrigible liars and hypocrites, irrational decision-makers, and incompetent money managers. His latest projects poke at humans’ pathological addiction to procrastination and poor time management. Yet for a guy who began his research […] The post Why We Need a Human ‘Intention Genome’ appeared first on WIRED.

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You can enjoy it all without being a Sox fan. Probably. The post Boston Is All About Robots, Freedom, and Lobstah appeared first on WIRED.

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Andreessen Horowitz is launching a new unit to help tech startups work with, instead of against, the government. The post Top VC Firm Says Techies Need to Get Along With Government appeared first on WIRED.

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Truly great coffee still demands a certain degree of preciousness, which doesn’t often lend itself to portability. A new all-in-one coffee maker aims to change that. The post Nifty All-in-One Coffee Maker Lets You Brew Java Anywhere appeared first on WIRED.

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The Audi R8 was most amazing for how daringly different it was---especially that gated shifter. The post The Weird Shifter That Made Audi’s R8 Sports Car a Legend appeared first on WIRED.

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Italy's landscape is dotted with homes built in the image of the Maison Dom-Ino, Le Corbusier's World War I-era blueprint for standardized housing. The post The Radical Le Corbusier Design That Shaped Italy appeared first on WIRED.

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The company that makes the Roomba is now reportedly working on a lawnmower, unless astronomers get their way. The post The Roomba for Lawns Is Really Pissing Off Astronomers appeared first on WIRED.

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If you really want to understand California's drought, you need to stop worrying about tree nuts and start learning about the Delta. The post The Drought Isn’t California’s Only Water Problem appeared first on WIRED.

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Eerie, colorful photos show the factories that haunt the outskirts of our cities and towns. The post Giant, Ominous Factories From Around the World appeared first on WIRED.

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Microsoft's less-expensive Surface lands firmly in the middle ground between laptop and tablet. The post Review: Microsoft Surface 3 appeared first on WIRED.

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Ford designed an entirely new shape for its crash structure to make the new F-150 the safest it's ever built. The post How Ford Made Its F-150 Pickup Lighter and Safer Than Ever appeared first on WIRED.

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The new Up4 has incredible fitness tracking, plus a new way to pay for stuff. The post Jawbone’s New Up4 Does So Much More Than Count Steps appeared first on WIRED.

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New research suggests that the sound of a joint popping is caused by the formation of a gas-filled cavity when bones in a joint stretch apart. The post Watch This Gross MRI of a Knuckle Cracking appeared first on WIRED.

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Twitter's new homepage manages to obscure what makes Twitter great in the first place. The post Twitter’s New Homepage Doesn’t Fix Its Big Problem appeared first on WIRED.

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