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This week the Star Wars universe introduced us to a new droid and Hillary Clinton introduced her new logo. The Internet had opinions on both. The post While You Were Offline: Star Wars’ New Droid BB-8 Wins the Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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HBO's Game of Thrones is on a course to outpace the books. Is there any way readers can avoid spoilers? The post Is There Any Escape From Game of Thrones Spoilers? appeared first on WIRED.

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New Horizon's first color picture of Pluto and its moon was nothing more than a big dot and a little dot. So why does it resonate so deeply within us? The post An Ode to New Horizons appeared first on WIRED.

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After a planned Monday trailer rollout was botched by a leak last night, director Zack Snyder went ahead and gave the world the goods. The post Oh, Hey, There’s That Batman v Superman Trailer We’ve Been Expecting appeared first on WIRED.

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Imagine if Grand Moff Tarkin had a publicist. The post An Imperial Officer From Star Wars Faces the Press appeared first on WIRED.

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Unfriended is just the latest in a long line of internet cautionary horror tales. Here's how the genre went from killers in the woods to killers on the web. The post Unfriended and Horror’s Long Tradition of Fearing New Tech appeared first on WIRED.

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“The big interesting thing is what happens to these things on the bottom over time.” The post What Scientists Learned Mapping a Sunken Aircraft Carrier appeared first on WIRED.

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This scent-sending phone wants to bring smell to your music, movies and books. The post This New App Wants to Be the iTunes of Smells appeared first on WIRED.

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The hosts discuss the partnership between Microsoft and Cyanogen OS, and its implications in the mobile phone market. Also, Best Buy horror stories and Twitter's new home page. The post Gadget Lab Podcast: Suddenly, There’s a New Mobile OS In Town appeared first on WIRED.

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We've curated a list of some of our favorite animals scientists, writers, and photo feeds that you should follow for a daily serving of cute, with a side of knowledge. The post Where to Find the Most Mesmerizing Creatures on the Web appeared first on WIRED.

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“White spaces,” or unused radio frequencies in between TV channels, have long been eyed by technologists as perfect for connecting a sea of devices to the internet. The post The FCC Should Fight for Our Right to TV White Space appeared first on WIRED.

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Adam Carolla has made a movie about Paul Newman's love for race cars. You probably don't want to see it, but you should. The post Go See Adam Carolla’s Movie About Paul Newman and Race Cars appeared first on WIRED.

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The big winners in TV this week were musical acts and, for the second week in a row, Game of Thrones. The post Best TV This Week: The Avengers Play Family Feud on Kimmel appeared first on WIRED.

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The question isn't whether Internet.org is a threat to net neutrality. It's whether the rules of net neutrality should apply to places that have no internet access at all. The post What Mark Zuckerberg Can’t Say About Net Neutrality appeared first on WIRED.

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Just like its IRL namesake, the show's had its problems with representations of women; the question is how it's dealing with that. The post Split Screen: What’s Up With Silicon Valley’s Gender Gap? appeared first on WIRED.

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Even if you want to believe that volcanoes can be the source of increasing carbon dioxide in the atmosphere, the isotopes will tell you otherwise. The post Volcanic versus Anthropogenic Carbon Dioxide: An Addendum appeared first on WIRED.

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With all the talk of the developing world leapfrogging into the mobile era, Endless wants to help bridge the global digital divide with a new kind of PC. The post The Innovative OS That’ll Bring PCs to the Developing World appeared first on WIRED.

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Can't decide on a pair of headphones? Aiaiai's new TMA-2 cans let you change your mind over time. The post You Can Build These Modular Headphones Exactly How You Like appeared first on WIRED.

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Microsoft partnership with open-source, Android-based Cyanogen OS makes one thing very clear: Android’s not just for Google anymore. The post How Microsoft Took Android’s Future Out of Google’s Hands appeared first on WIRED.

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These are the little-studied sea pigs, which do indeed look a bit like swine, if swine had way too many legs. The post Absurd Creature of the Week: Chubby Little ‘Sea Pig’ Tastes More Like Poison Than Bacon appeared first on WIRED.

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As this ad from the early '80s shows, Samsung was so unknown in the West that its pitch boiled down to "names don't matter." The post Tech Time Warp of the Week: When Samsung Tried to Woo the West With Boomboxes appeared first on WIRED.

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Airbus needs to lower operating costs on the unpopular A380 super jumbo, and this is the quickest way to do it. The post Oh Good: Airbus Wants to Pack 11 Passengers Into One Row appeared first on WIRED.

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Hone allows designers to tweak the appearance of iPhone apps from their Macs, instantly and dynamically, without messing with code. The post A Tool That Lets Designers Tweak iPhone Apps Without Code appeared first on WIRED.

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Knock Knock, It’s Tig Notaro follows Notaro and fellow standup Jon Dore on a weeklong tour. The post Tig Notaro’s New Comedy Special Is Amazing (And a Bit Dark) appeared first on WIRED.

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Nick Veasey highlights the inner workings of machines one X-ray at a time. The post X-Rays Reveal the Beautiful Guts Inside Classic Motorcycles appeared first on WIRED.

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