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Check out this footage from 1941 to see one of the earliest ancestors of today's quadcopter drones in action. The post Tech Time Warp of the Week: The 1940s RC Copter That Paved the Way for Amazon’s Drones appeared first on WIRED.

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Lego's about to land on the toys-to-life videogame market like a ton of bricks. A ton of tiny, expensive bricks. The post Game|Life Podcast: Can Lego Dethrone Skylanders? appeared first on WIRED.

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By Jove! The guest-star game this week on late night TV was on fire! Watch all the great appearances here. The post This Week’s Best TV: It’s All Game of Thrones, All the Time appeared first on WIRED.

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More smart science feeds to follow. This week, lots of pretty pictures! The post #IAmAScientistBecause Isn’t the Only Feed You Should Follow appeared first on WIRED.

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The Witcher 3 feels like an extinction event headed straight for my living room, to destroy everything else I was planning to do for months thereafter. The post Preparing to Have My Life Consumed by Witcher 3 appeared first on WIRED.

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The 1815 eruption at Tambora was the largest in recorded human history. So, what exactly does that mean? The post Tambora 1815: Just How Big Was The Eruption? appeared first on WIRED.

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Amazon just got one step closer to delivering packages to customers' doorsteps by drone. The post Amazon Can Now Test Its Delivery Drones in the U.S. appeared first on WIRED.

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As eBay and PayPal await their impending divorce new filings reveal that the two companies will soon be free to do business with their most entrenched enemies. The post PayPal Will Soon Be Free to Work with Amazon and Alibaba appeared first on WIRED.

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After 30 episodes, Selina Meyer has finally ascended to POTUS. Before she inevitably fails, let's check in with her staff. The post Veep Is Back, So Let Us Catch You Up appeared first on WIRED.

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The hail falling from the supercell traveling across the US looks like a weird menagerie of frozen sea anemones, marble mushroom caps, and jellyfish. What's going on? The post Why the Midwest Is Getting Hit With Some Janky-Shaped Hail appeared first on WIRED.

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Kobo's new e-reader is the last bastion of competition in a field that sorely needs it. The post You Should Take Kindle’s Last Rival Seriously appeared first on WIRED.

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French stuntman Éric Barone broke the cycling speed record on a ski slope in the French Alps. The post How You Design a Bicycle to Hit 138 MPH on a Ski Slope appeared first on WIRED.

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By combining people power and computer power, these sites divert a bit of the Twitter firehose into a quality, sippable stream. The post A Smart Approach to Sifting Gold From the Twitter Stream appeared first on WIRED.

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This robot factory app provides the parts. The kids supply the stories. The post We Need More Kids Apps Like ‘Robot Factory’ appeared first on WIRED.

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Everything wonderful you have read about Alicia Vikander's performance in Ex Machina is true. Here's why she's poised to be the Next Big Thing. The post You Need to Get to Know Ex Machina’s Alicia Vikander appeared first on WIRED.

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This is just birth, sex, have babies. And it’s all about swapping some very special spit. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: The Wasp Whose Spit Gets It Laid appeared first on WIRED.

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Arnaud Coomans once built a new version of Instagram that ran on a flying toy house. But building Instagram for the Apple Watch was harder. The post What Instagram’s New App Reveals About the Apple Watch appeared first on WIRED.

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The early targets that have signaled shifts in America's domestic surveillance techniques weren't activists and political dissidents, or terrorists. They've been drug dealers. The post Want to See Domestic Spying’s Future? Follow the Drug War appeared first on WIRED.

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Funky shop windows from the Soviet Union show the fall of Communism. The post The Bizarre Window Displays of Soviet Europe appeared first on WIRED.

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Fed up with game delays? Remakes replacing new games? An overall lack of content? Get used to it. The post Over Game Delays and Remakes? Welcome to Consoles in 2015 appeared first on WIRED.

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Built with roving reporters in mind, the 4K-capable Canon XC-10 has a unique design to help provide proper ergonomics for stills and video. The post Canon’s New 4K Camcorder Twists to Take Pictures appeared first on WIRED.

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Beyond Apollo is dead – long live Beyond Apollo. As some of you may be aware, I’ve been writing online about plans for space missions and programs that didn’t happen for quite a long time – it’ll be 20 years next year, as a matter of fact. That writing has taken place under different titles. […] The post Farewell and Follow Me appeared first on WIRED.

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Starting in the `90s, Amazon helped show the world how machines can learn. Now it's opening up some of that inside tech to everyone. The post Now Anyone Can Tap the AI Behind Amazon’s Recommendations appeared first on WIRED.

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Apple will let people try on the Apple Watch starting Friday. But those who want to buy it will have to go online. The post Why Apple Doesn’t Want You to Line Up for the Apple Watch appeared first on WIRED.

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LinkedIn CEO Jeff Weiner says the company's purchase of online training site Lynda is part of a bigger strategy to get the world skilled up. The post LinkedIn’s CEO on How Its $1.5B Buy Will Make You Smarter appeared first on WIRED.

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