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Maria Bamford's new Netflix comedy is about mental illness, Hollywood, and various other states of arrested development. And it's absolutely Bam-tastic. The post Lady Dynamite Is Your First Must-Binge Show of the Summer appeared first on WIRED.

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An experiment claims to have invalidated a decades-old criticism against pilot-wave theory, an alternative formulation of quantum mechanics that avoids the most baffling features of the subatomic universe. The post New Evidence Could Overthrow the Standard View of Quantum Mechanics appeared first on WIRED.

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Each Saturday we round up the biggest security news stories of the week. The post Security News This Week: Russia's FindFace Face-Recognition App Is a Privacy Nightmare appeared first on WIRED.

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In addition to the city it consumed to earn its name, the Fort McMurray fire has burned forest over 500,000 hectares of land across northern Alberta. The post In Case You Forgot, Canada's Massive Fort McMurray Fire Is Still Burning appeared first on WIRED.

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Space photos of the week, May 15 - 21, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: A Neon Nebula Struts Its Stuff appeared first on WIRED.

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DOOM is one of the most iconic and influential videogames in history. This month, id Software and Bethesda have created a worthy followup. The post Bloody New Doom Will Send You Screaming Back to Hell appeared first on WIRED.

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The gang talks Dooms old and new on this episode of WIRED's gaming podcast. The post Game|Life Podcast: All Doom All the Time appeared first on WIRED.

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Google engineers believe coating the front of a car with adhesive could improve road safety, but it's not the best way to tackle the problem. The post Google's Got Better Ways to Protect Pedestrians Than Glue-Covered Cars appeared first on WIRED.

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Google is already building mobile webpages that work like apps. Now it's building apps that arrive like webpages. Someday the two will meet in the middle. The post With Instant Apps, Google Aims to Make the Web and Apps One appeared first on WIRED.

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Institutional review boards have long governed research ethics, but do they need to evolve in the digital age? The post Scientists Are Just as Confused About the Ethics of Big-Data Research as You appeared first on WIRED.

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The Krydda/Växer line lets you plant herbs, lettuce, bok choy, and chard in your kitchen. The post Ikea's Clever Kit Makes Indoor Farming as Easy as It'll Get appeared first on WIRED.

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After more than a year of silence, Google's wildest idea about smartphones is starting to come true. The post Project Ara Lives: Google's Modular Phone Is Ready for You Now appeared first on WIRED.

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The major networks just wrapped up a week of presenting their new shows to advertisers. Here are the 10 most promising shows from this year's upfronts. The post 10 New Shows We Can't Wait to Watch Next Season appeared first on WIRED.

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There are plenty of other reasons to get behind public transit. The post LA's New Metro Line Won't Reduce Traffic—And That's OK appeared first on WIRED.

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For a decade, scientists have been developing a system called ShakeAlert that promises to warn people in the crucial moments before an earthquake hits. The post Why It's So Darn Hard to Build a Fast Quake Warning System appeared first on WIRED.

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Xiaomi's next push into the US looks is a sleek little set-top box. The post Xiaomi's Mi Box Looks as Fine as the 4K Shows It Streams appeared first on WIRED.

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In Claudia Gray's new novel, Bloodline, Princess Leia—sorry, Senator Organa—fights to keep the Senate from crumbling (again). The post Leia Gets Her Badassery Back in the New Star Wars Book appeared first on WIRED.

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The death spiral of the gas tax demands we reform federal transportation funding, harness emerging technology, and guide the autonomous vehicle revolution. The post Let's Use Self-Driving Cars to Fix America's Busted Infrastructure appeared first on WIRED.

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Seven people graduated from Southeastern Louisiana University with a degree in physics. This is a big deal. No, really. The post A New Record for Physics Graduates appeared first on WIRED.

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Researchers in Kyoto demonstrate for WIRED how they can precisely track the locations of people using gay dating apps despite features meant to hide them. The post Grindr Promises Privacy, But It Still Leaks Your Exact Location appeared first on WIRED.

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The Wall Street Journal reports that Theranos has voided two years' worth of blood tests results The post Theranos' Voided Tests Could Make It a Magnet for Lawsuits appeared first on WIRED.

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The new store is a combination of the work of architecture firm Foster and Partners with Ive’s signature aesthetic—hello, more glass and steel. The post Apple's New SF Store Showcases Jony Ive's Design Vision appeared first on WIRED.

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Twenty years later, the aftermath of war can still be seen everywhere. The post Haunting Photos of Life 20 Years After the Bosnian War appeared first on WIRED.

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Google's new chatbot, Google search assistant, helps you discover how you might talk to the virtual assistant as it rolls out to the rest of Google. The post Google's New Chatbot Won't Shut Up—And That's a Good Thing appeared first on WIRED.

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If you're into location apps, a new one called IS is worth checking out. It has great privacy controls, a slick design, and it doesn't drain your battery. The post Oddly Named App Makes Sharing Your Location Less Creepy appeared first on WIRED.

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