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A new book by author John Fleck argues that the American west is starting to grow out of its water-warring past. The post Maybe California's Water Wars Aren't as Bad as You Think appeared first on WIRED.

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At this week's final Clinton Global Initiative meeting, Bill Clinton took the stage to show the receipts. The post Unlike Trump Foundation, Clinton Global Initiative Has Data to Prove Its Worth appeared first on WIRED.

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A new Google app called Trips will plan all your sightseeing---thanks to the Leonhard Euler, the Bridges of Königsberg, and little GPS. The post Google's New Vacation App Was 280 Years In the Making appeared first on WIRED.

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And journalists are trying to hide this important news from you. The post Angelina Jolie Divorces Brad Pitt As World Continues to Crumble Around Them appeared first on WIRED.

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This is a simple physics demo to perform, but it looks really cool. It's a serving tray that doesn't spill your drink, and it's a great example of fake forces. The post From Physics With Love: James Bond Cocktail Tricks appeared first on WIRED.

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The Christmas sci-fi thriller finds two of our brightest Earth-bound stars getting lost (and maybe a little lusty?) in space. The post Passengers Trailer: Jennifer Lawrence and Chris Pratt Are Ship Outta Luck appeared first on WIRED.

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DarkSky.net puts the best weather app on the web. The post Dark Sky's Pretty Weather App Is Now a Pretty Weather Site appeared first on WIRED.

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The Internet infrastructure company Cloudflare is adding three new encryption features to protect more web traffic from prying eyes. The post Cloudflare Launches a Three-Pronged Attack to Encrypt the Entire Web appeared first on WIRED.

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Watch Tinker Hatfield sketch the inspirations for the power-lacing HyperAdapt 1.0. The post Watch Design Legend Tinker Hatfield Draw Nike's New Self-Lacing Shoe for Our Cover appeared first on WIRED.

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Highlights and hiccups from the earliest AIR model to the latest in Nike's attempts to realize the dream of running on nothing but air. The post From Tailwind to VaporMax, the Evolution of Nike's AIR Line appeared first on WIRED.

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This new NBC comedy stars Kristen Bell as the one mean dead person in a well-mannered heavenly community. Will it be as good as its name implies? Read on. The post WIRED Pilot Program: The Good Place appeared first on WIRED.

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What if your headphones didn't look like headphones? What if they looked like ears... for your ears? The post Human's Wireless Headphones Might Be the Wildest Cans Yet appeared first on WIRED.

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When English-speaking fantasy and science fiction writers invent new profanity in imaginary languages, those words have something very curious in common. The post The Science of Swear Words (Warning: NSFW AF) appeared first on WIRED.

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Alexander Weinstein's new story collection depicts a future populated by robot-adopting families and cyber-created kiddos. But it all has a happy(-ish) ending. The post Don't Worry, This Author's Got Our Dystopia All Figured Out appeared first on WIRED.

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Net neutrality advocates worry about companies like Comcast creating Internet fast lanes that advantage certain sites over others. But what if you could make your own? The post What if You Could Build Your Own Internet Fast Lanes? appeared first on WIRED.

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Nike's Tinker Hatfield and Mark Parker created the original power-lacing sneakers for BTTF. Now go inside the lab where Nike just invented them for real. The post The Secret Lab Where Nike Invented the Power-Lacing Shoe of Our Dreams appeared first on WIRED.

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The long-awaited Alpha A99 II has a superpowered autofocus system, capable of keeping 12 shots sharp every second. The post Sony's New Flagship Camera May Be Its Best Ever appeared first on WIRED.

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You probably don't think "undersea Internet cable" when you think government surveillance. But of course you should. The post Photos of the Submarine Internet Cables the NSA Probably Tapped appeared first on WIRED.

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Federal regulators have announced guidelines that define a new approach to regulating, and encouraging, self-driving cars. The post The Feds Just Got Real About Self-Driving Cars (It’s About Time) appeared first on WIRED.

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These designs cost a lot to make; manufacturing them ahead of time---even a limited run, to slake the thirst of early adopters---is a pricey gamble. The post Now You Can Buy Burberry Stuff Straight Off the Runway appeared first on WIRED.

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Diversity got celebrated at every turn. Streaming services dominated. And Leslie Jones took on her Twitter hackers. Last night's Emmys were great. The post The Award for Awards Show That Actually Got It Right Goes to...the Emmys appeared first on WIRED.

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Apple squeezes every last bit of performance out of LCD. The post Why the iPhone 7’s Screen Looks So Amazing Despite Its Dated Tech appeared first on WIRED.

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As terror suspect Ahmad Khan Rahami may be learning, cellphones make convenient detonators---and convenient tracking devices. The post How Police Trace Cellphones in IEDs Like the Ones in NYC appeared first on WIRED.

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The Blue Screen of Text is back, as the franchise mines the past to secure its future. The post Final Fantasy XV Goes Old School to Keep Relevant appeared first on WIRED.

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Stripe rolls out Express Pay to any gig-economy service or online marketplace. The post Stripe Now Lets Any Business Instantly Pay Its Workers appeared first on WIRED.

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