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The number of Zika infections is going up as the number of microcephaly diagnoses is increasing. But—sing along; you know the words—correlation is not causation. The post The Zika Epidemic Is Real—A Link to Birth Defects May Not Be appeared first on WIRED.

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The crackling series asks a more compelling question: Why did we dwell on the murders, and not the larger problems that the trial squeezed to the surface? The post Surprisingly Great People vs. O.J. Simpson Goes Far Beyond a Mere Whodunit appeared first on WIRED.

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Dancers manipulate this life-sized game of cat's cradle. The post This Huge Cat’s Cradle Embodies the Great Fugues of Bach appeared first on WIRED.

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PolyKnight Games' upcoming creation is an exploration game in the skeleton of an old-school dogfighter, set inside beautiful, alien planets. The post InnerSpace Sends You Soaring Through Inverted Planets appeared first on WIRED.

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The uncarrier has made major inroads in its coverage maps, a new study finds. The post T-Mobile’s Finally Good Enough to Put Pressure on Verizon appeared first on WIRED.

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WIRED is reporting from Iowa, tracking how technology and innovation are changing the modern day campaign. Tonight we're live-blogging from Des Moines! The post The 2016 Iowa Caucuses Liveblog: Bernie’s Got Some Buzz appeared first on WIRED.

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It's billyuns and billyuns. The post We Now Know How Much It Costs Google To Shoot For the Moon appeared first on WIRED.

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Technology may be changing politics in endless ways, but some traditions—like old-fashioned face-to-face canvassing—take a lot longer to alter. The post In Iowa, the Door Knock Lives on in the Age of High-Tech Politics appeared first on WIRED.

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That's about one in seven people on Earth. The post One Billion People Now Use WhatsApp appeared first on WIRED.

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Nevados de Chillán is showing signs of continued restlessness. The question is where does it lead. The post Restless Chilean Volcano Nevados de Chillán Unleashes a Series of Explosions appeared first on WIRED.

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Google’s parent company, Alphabet, is now the most valuable company in the world. The post Alphabet Passes Apple To Become the World’s Most Valuable Company appeared first on WIRED.

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Flight AND fight. The post So, Dutch Cops Are Teaching Majestic Eagles to Hunt Drones appeared first on WIRED.

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The former Secret Service agent convicted of stealing bitcoins from Silk Road seems to have been planning to skip his prison sentence and leave the country. The post Corrupt Silk Road Investigator Re-Arrested for Allegedly Trying to Flee the US appeared first on WIRED.

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The MythBusters lifted a car with a vacuum cleaner. Could you do the same thing by replacing the vacuum cleaner with a human sucking through a straw? The post Psst: You Could Probably Lift a Car by Sucking Through a Straw appeared first on WIRED.

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On the eve of the Iowa Caucus, Cruz emphasized her husband's authenticity, which is what matters most to young voters. The post Heidi Cruz Promises College Kids That Her Husband Is Legit appeared first on WIRED.

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It's email, any way you want to email. The post New iOS App Airmail Gives You Hardcore Control Over Email appeared first on WIRED.

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China's biggest smartphone manufacturer comes to the US, but leaves a few key features back home. The post China’s Biggest Phone Maker Comes to the US … With a Caveat appeared first on WIRED.

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The late Antarctic explorer Henry Worsley was a perfectly closed system skiing across the underbelly of the planet---he might have well have been alone on Mars. The post People Cross Antarctica All the Time. It’s Still Crazy Hard appeared first on WIRED.

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Our latest roundup of Star Wars rumors has adventurous tales of script rewrites, non-existent TV shows, and visits to Cloud City. Enjoy! The post Cantina Talk: The Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Is Dead (For Now) appeared first on WIRED.

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VC is for venture capital, and it's coming to Sesame Street. The post Sesame Street Is Getting Into Venture Capital. This Isn’t a Joke appeared first on WIRED.

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Witness the magical light of one quiet platform at Hua Lamphong train station in Bangkok. The post A Bangkok Train Station Never Looked So Film Noir appeared first on WIRED.

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The genetic discrimination future is here. The post DNA Got a Kid Kicked Out of School—And It’ll Happen Again appeared first on WIRED.

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The filmmakers behind "Operation Avalanche" posed as documentarians, then made what might be the greatest copyright end-around in history. The post How Operation Avalanche’s Filmmakers Duped NASA to Make ‘the Most Illegal Movie Ever’ appeared first on WIRED.

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Carl Reese rode his BMW nearly 3,000 miles, from LA to NYC, in just 38 hours and 49 minutes. The post How to Race a Motorcycle Across the US in a Record 39 Hours Straight appeared first on WIRED.

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By adapting the female radical (女) in 30 compound Chinese characters, designers have developed a new vernacular of feminist-leaning words and phrases. The post This Little Red Book Confronts Sexism in the Chinese Language appeared first on WIRED.

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