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Australia is huge—really huge. Gabriel Scanu lets you take it all in with his drone photography. The post Instagram of the Week: Sweeping Drone Aerials Prove Australia Is Officially Too Big appeared first on WIRED.

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No need to be in the same room to enjoy a vinyl-spinning DJ. The post Stream Your Vinyl Records With a Lovely Wireless Turntable appeared first on WIRED.

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The MIT Media Lab built a shape-shifting display that can mimic material properties like flexibility, elasticity, and viscosity. The post MIT's New Shapeshifting Interface Can Mimic The Behavior of Water appeared first on WIRED.

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After physicists finally confirmed the existence of the long-sought Higgs boson, many researchers found themselves out of a job. Where they ended up would surprise you. The post How a Physicist Who Helped Find the Higgs Boson Got Into Horse Apps appeared first on WIRED.

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Today both Toyota and VW said they were pouring money into ride-hailing startups as Silicon Valley redefines the future of getting around. The post Calling an Uber Is Cooler Than Owning a Car—And Automakers Want In appeared first on WIRED.

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Facebook may be a rookie when it comes to news judgment, but it is a veteran at data mining. Now, it's using those skills to its advantage. The post With Trending Topics, Facebook Is Creating Its Own News Cycle appeared first on WIRED.

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Blizzard's latest game strikes me as a profound new step for online competitive shooters, one that strives to engender positive feelings all around. The post Overwatch: A Laid-Back Shooter Without the Crappy Attitudes appeared first on WIRED.

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Two artists built a robot that sorts stones and it's totally spellbinding. The post Someone Built a Rock-Sorting Robot and It Is Downright Hypnotizing appeared first on WIRED.

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With three motors instead of a V8, this 1978 Ferrari 308GTS runs on nothing but electricity. The post We Drive an All-Electric Ferrari, The Car that Shouldn’t Exist appeared first on WIRED.

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Despite what people might claim, the busy week in volcanism isn't part of a greater pattern or magical planetary alignment. The post Please Don't Blame Mars for This Week's Explosive Volcanic Eruptions appeared first on WIRED.

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To celebrate the release of the "Fight Club 2" graphic novel, we asked the writer for a virtual tour of his adopted city. The post Heading to Portland? Chuck Palahniuk's Got Some Ideas appeared first on WIRED.

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You get 140 characters for your words. Everything else is Twitter's problem now. The post Twitter Unveils Big New Changes to Prove the Fun Ain't Gone appeared first on WIRED.

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The Core costs $69, clips to your shirt or keychain, and may hold the key to everything Pebble wants to do in the future. The post Pebble's Best Gadget Isn't a Watch—It's the Core, a Tiny Spotify Player appeared first on WIRED.

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The solution seems obvious—block ’em!—but it's actually a bit more nuanced than that. The post So Someone Is Hate-Retweeting You. Here’s What You Do appeared first on WIRED.

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When light reflects off a mirror, the incident angle is equal to the reflected angle. Is the same true for a ball bouncing off a wall? The post We Swear There's a Reason to Model This Ball Bouncing Off a Wall appeared first on WIRED.

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Apocalyptic photos of once-glorious technology now sitting empty and abandoned. The post The Snowy Graveyards Where Soviet Subs and Planes Go to Die appeared first on WIRED.

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“Playboy Architecture, 1953—1979" is a new exhibit that’s up at the Elmhurst Art Museum in Chicago. The post Playboy Wouldn’t Be Playboy Without Groovy Bachelor Pads appeared first on WIRED.

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It's about to be summer, and you should go outside. Before you do, watch these movies on Netflix. The post The 10 Must-Watch Movies Leaving Netflix Next Month appeared first on WIRED.

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Reddit's former product chief says the best way to curb abuse online is to build in community standards from the start. The post Imzy: Can an Ex-Reddit Exec Really Hack the Online Abuse Problem? appeared first on WIRED.

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Police interrogations are built on the assumption that innocent people never confess to crimes they didn’t commit. But false confessions are fairly common. The post Why People Confess to Crimes They Didn't Commit appeared first on WIRED.

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In this exclusive WIRED interview, Al Gore weighs in on the presidential election, the Iraq war, and, of course, the ongoing battle against climate change. The post 10 Years After An Inconvenient Truth, Al Gore May Actually Be Winning appeared first on WIRED.

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A novel interrogation technique borrowed from the war on terror is transforming the art of detective work: Shut up and let the suspect do the talking. The post A Severed Head, Two Cops, and the Radical Future of Interrogation appeared first on WIRED.

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The unique Olympus TG-Tracker shoots 4K video through an ultra-wide-angle lens and has a pistol-grip handle, a headlight, and instruments galore. The post The New Underwater Olympus Is the Platypus of Cameras appeared first on WIRED.

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Something happened last week. Maybe it was a Google thing? We talk about it. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Google I/O Was Fun, Freaky, and Very Warm appeared first on WIRED.

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It's a week for origin stories—Hodor, White Walkers, the Faceless Men—though their motivations end up feeling more opaque than ever The post Game of Thrones Recap: Learning the Beginnings of the End appeared first on WIRED.

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