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AltSchools are more than schools. They’re mini-research and development labs, where teachers and engineers are developing the formula for 21st-century education. The post Inside the School Silicon Valley Thinks Will Save Education appeared first on WIRED.

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Feral cats threaten wildlife, but humans don't want to carry the ethical baggage of killing them. The post The Dingoes Ate My Kitten appeared first on WIRED.

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In last night's Game of Thrones we finally got to see the Sand Snakes in action—and a doozy of a cliffhanger. The post Game of Thrones Recap: The Rise of the Sand Snakes appeared first on WIRED.

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It just got way, way easier to search and browse the US Geological Survey’s collection of historical topographic maps, thanks to a new online map viewer. The post This Amazing Collection of Historical Maps Just Got Easier to See appeared first on WIRED.

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With smartphones, we the citizens have in our pockets the power to hold our government responsible. The post It’s Your Right to Film the Police. These Apps Can Help appeared first on WIRED.

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Using the hashtag #talkpay, people are tweeting about how much money they make—a radical thing to do in a culture that treats disclosing your salary as the ultimate taboo. The post My Struggle With the Last Great Taboo: Admitting My Salary appeared first on WIRED.

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ILM turned what was already a fan favorite into an even more realistic force. The post Design FX: How ILM Completely Overhauled the Hulk for Age of Ultron appeared first on WIRED.

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Want to know what to look out for during today's Free Comic Book Day? We've got you covered. The post What You Should Pick Up on Free Comic Book Day appeared first on WIRED.

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After two sites claimed they'd be streaming Mayweather-Pacquiao for free, HBO and Showtime shut them down. And they aren't stopping there. The post TV Execs Will Force You to Pay to Watch the Big Fight appeared first on WIRED.

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Forget Kind Bars. An Icelandic company wants to make your next energy bar out of insects. The post Good News: Cricket Protein Bars Are Almost Here appeared first on WIRED.

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Despite being a tough week, small victories still occurred, whether it's with emojis or against age-guessing robots. The post While You Were Offline: Don’t Let Robots Guess Your Age appeared first on WIRED.

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HBO and Showtime are trying to make it impossible to watch the Mayweather-Pacquiao fight online. But where there’s an Internet, there’s a way---even if it’s convoluted. The post Here’s How to Stream the Mayweather-Pacquiao Fight appeared first on WIRED.

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I have driven every new car on the American market and more supercars than I care to remember, but it's the heaps of junk in my garage I love best. The post Nothing Beats an Old, Crappy Car appeared first on WIRED.

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In the latest episode of Geek's Guide to the Galaxy, author Ken Liu talks about his "silkpunk" style. The post Tired of Steampunk? Try Silkpunk on for Size appeared first on WIRED.

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In the second episode of the Webmonkey podcast, we take a dive into web security. The post Webmonkey Podcast: How the WordPress Security Team Keeps Your Blog Secure appeared first on WIRED.

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With Microsoft's HoloLens headset, the reality is not what it seems, and the possibilities are narrower than you think. The post The HoloLens Isn’t as Great as You Think—At Least Not Yet appeared first on WIRED.

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It's the month of May, and you know what that means: E3 is next month. The post Game|Life Podcast: We’re On the Road to E3 appeared first on WIRED.

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GPS and satellite data of this week's 7.8 earthquake in Nepal show just how much Earth got moved. The post What Satellite Data Tells Us About Nepal’s Brutal Quake appeared first on WIRED.

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If Tesla really becomes the energy storage powerhouse it hopes to be, large-scale batteries could become as interchangeable as everyday AA batteries.. The post Tesla’s New Battery Will Make Lithium Ion the Next AA appeared first on WIRED.

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A new game project called Yooka-Laylee hit its funding goal of $270,000 in only 40 minutes, and now is on track to be the biggest Kickstarter game project ever. The post A Successor to Banjo-Kazooie Just Blew Up on Kickstarter appeared first on WIRED.

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An ex-Goldman Sachs programmer convicted and then acquitted on federal charges that he stole code from his employer was convicted a second time today on state charges. The post Programmer Convicted in Bizarre Goldman Sachs Case—Again appeared first on WIRED.

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Tesla announced a battery for your house, the Powerwall. What are some interesting physics questions to consider for this new battery? The post Should You Get a Tesla Home Battery? Let Physics Explain appeared first on WIRED.

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Peter and Kelli dig into why people are drawn to the characters they play. The post Split Screen: Why Are We Drawn to Certain Mortal Kombat X Characters? appeared first on WIRED.

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Databases are rad. This isn't so much a Follow Friday as a fall-down-the-rabbit-hole all weekend kind of situation. The post Fascinating Science Databases to Get Lost in for Days appeared first on WIRED.

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There were so many great interviews on late night this week we couldn't fit them into the roundup. But here are the best 10. The post This Week in TV: Meet Karen, the Mother of Dragons appeared first on WIRED.

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