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This car barrier has rollers built into it to reduce the car impact along the direction of the rail. In this video analysis, I will calculate the acceleration of an impacting car. The post Check Out This Awesome Crash Test. Now, Let’s Run the Physics appeared first on WIRED.

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This countertop oven isn't worth getting heated up over. The post Review: Panasonic Countertop Induction Oven appeared first on WIRED.

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In America, saving a life costs as much as the market will bear. The post How Does a $575 Life-Saving Drug Jump to $4,500? Blame a Perverse System appeared first on WIRED.

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There are eight million tons of plastic dumped into the ocean every year. Mandy Barker makes it into art. The post Is That Plankton? Nope, It's Trash appeared first on WIRED.

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The Lego Batman Movie's director schools us on how to make sure everything is awesome. The post The Director of Lego Batman on How to Make a Stop-Motion Brick Flick of Your Very Own appeared first on WIRED.

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The three-year-old company has been described as "BuzzFeed for black millennials" and provides representation for people of color in the journalism community. The post Inside Blavity, the Startup on a Quest to Be the News Source for Black Millennials appeared first on WIRED.

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These guys didn't care if Trump won or lost the White House. They only wanted pocket money. But the consequences of what they did shook the world. The post The Macedonian Teens Who Mastered Fake News appeared first on WIRED.

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It's legislation time. The post Congress Could Make Self-Driving Cars Happen—or Ruin Everything appeared first on WIRED.

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A new attack cracks a key hacking protection known as address space layout randomization, leaving millions of computers vulnerable. The post Flaw in Millions of Chips Strips Away a Key Hacking Defense—and Software Can’t Fully Fix It appeared first on WIRED.

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Caavo's new device turns many devices, many remotes, many apps, into one. The post Caavo's Set-Top Box Fixes Everything You Hate About Watching TV appeared first on WIRED.

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What do you do when your biggest star thinks making light of the Holocaust is satire? The post PewDiePie’s Anti-Semitic Videos Put YouTube's Business in a Bind appeared first on WIRED.

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But they might have more of an impact on testing companies' bottom lines than on antibiotic-resistant gonorrhea rates. The post Mail-Order STD Tests Make Sharing Results as Easy as Sending a Snap appeared first on WIRED.

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Nononononono, says America. The post Facing the Horror of In-Flight Phone Calls, Americans Beg the Feds for Help appeared first on WIRED.

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'Carpool Karaoke' and something called 'Planet of the Apps' are coming to Apple Music. The post Apple’s Original TV Shows Suggest It Doesn’t Need to Lure New Subscribers appeared first on WIRED.

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Now you can hear the wind whistle by. The post Pagani Chops the Top Off the Huayra Supercar, Demands $2.4 Million appeared first on WIRED.

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You're about to be able to turn on new encrypted calling features. But you may also want to turn off one that could leak your metadata. The post The Best Encrypted Chat App Now Does Video Calls Too appeared first on WIRED.

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The audio version of 'Lincoln in the Bardo' recruits everyone from comedy stars to Academy Award winners to the author's elementary school teachers. The post The 7-Hour, 166-Person Audiobook That Feels Like a Movie appeared first on WIRED.

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About a decade ago, a handful of Google's most talented engineers started building a system that seems to defy logic. The post Spanner, the Google Database That Mastered Time, Is Now Open to Everyone appeared first on WIRED.

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A National Academy of Sciences committee reviews the do's and don'ts for gene editing. Cures: good. Enhancements: Not right now. The post Human Embryo Editing Gets the OK—But No Superbabies appeared first on WIRED.

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When in doubt, call on the folks who make planes. The post The Most Insane Yacht on Earth Just Got Even Insaner appeared first on WIRED.

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The FCC's new chairman says the program is overrun with waste and abuse. In the meantime, kids are going to McDonald's to get their homework done. The post Millions Need the Broadband Program the FCC Just Put on Hold appeared first on WIRED.

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Opinion: Dropping funding for the crucial Election Administration Commission is a particularly bad way to save money. The post Want Secure Elections? Then Maybe Don't Cut Security Funding appeared first on WIRED.

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Ad tech companies have a unique window on the way traffic flows on the web. They could use that view to choke off ad dollars to fake news. The post The Best Way to Quash Fake News? Choke Off Its Ad Money appeared first on WIRED.

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Ty Franck and Daniel Abraham aren't just watching their books get adapted for the Syfy series—they're inside the writers' room, helping. The post The Expanse Isn’t Just Awesome TV—It’s Transforming TV appeared first on WIRED.

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Artificial intelligence is not one thing—it's not really a thing at all. It's many technologies that span several schools of thought. Call them tribes. The post AI's Factions Get Feisty. But Really, They’re All on the Same Team appeared first on WIRED.

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