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GE collects sand from all over the world for the express purpose of firing it out of a hose and into its engines. The post GE Uses Sand From Around the World to Test Its Jet Engines appeared first on WIRED.

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Last night we learned Dr. Frankenstein's second creation might be more monstrous than his first. The post Penny Dreadful GIF and a Graf: Frankenstein’s Creation Will Ruin You appeared first on WIRED.

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Glyph systems are some of the oldest forms of communication, but written language replaced them for a reason: ambiguity. The post We Try to Decipher Chevy’s Bewildering Emoji Press Release appeared first on WIRED.

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"We're using state-of-the-art computer systems, so this could potentially be a threat to others in the industry." The post All Airlines Have the Security Hole That Grounded Polish Planes appeared first on WIRED.

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Apple is skilled at attracting praise. Often, the tech giant deserves that praise. This is not one of those times. The post Don’t Give Apple Too Much Credit for Bowing to Taylor Swift appeared first on WIRED.

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It was a fairly light week in trailers, but we still unearthed some treasures, like this clip from the filmmakers known as the Roadkill Superstars. The post Trailers This Week: Turbo Kids Is Full of Gore and Optimism appeared first on WIRED.

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CropX makes sensors and software designed to help farmers determine precisely how much water to use in different parts of their fields. The post A Smart Sensor So Farmers Don’t Waste Water in a Drought appeared first on WIRED.

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Taylor Swift is the harnessed power of the Internet---a lesson Apple just learned in a very public way. The post Taylor Swift Is the Queen of the Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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This isn't just some fun data your Apple Watch or FitBit spits out. The post The Wearable Prepping the US Womens Soccer Team for Battle appeared first on WIRED.

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Last night's Season 2 premiere was pretty slow. But it was fun to play "Wait, where have I seen that actor before?" for the hour. Here's where you saw them. The post Here’s Everyone You Probably Googled During True Detective appeared first on WIRED.

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Doxa says it can help companies make diversity a priority without slowing them down. The post Algorithms Can Help Startups Push Diversity From Day One appeared first on WIRED.

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The state’s problems are a drop in the proverbial bucket compared to the developing world’s water woes. The post Dear World: Here Are Some Drought Fixes. Love, California appeared first on WIRED.

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When the Russian security firm Kaspersky Lab disclosed recently that it had been hacked, it noted that the attackers, believed to be from Israel, had been in its network since sometime last year. The company also said the attackers seemed intent on studying its antivirus software to find ways to subvert the software on customer […] The post US and British Spies Targeted Antivirus Companies appeared first on WIRED.

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The Volocopter has two seats, 18 rotors, and a joystick, ready to carry you and a friend anywhere you want to go. The post The 18-Rotor Volocopter Is Like a Flying Car, But Better appeared first on WIRED.

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Cantilevered volumes extend into the air to remind people inside that they're part of the urban landscape. The post Jenga-Like High-Rise Helps Residents Connect With the World appeared first on WIRED.

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Ben Lowy uses multiple photos and camera apps to create weird, psychedelic visions of NYC. The post Taking in the Streets of NYC Through an iPhone Kaleidoscope appeared first on WIRED.

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A FaceTime call would not be one of the “glanceable moments” the Apple Watch enables. It would be a squintable horror. The post Please Don’t Put a Camera in the Apple Watch appeared first on WIRED.

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This week NASA released a first look at the ultra-high definition video shot at the International Space Station. The post A First Look at Stunning Ultra HD Video of Earth From Space appeared first on WIRED.

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Five emotions can't possibly be enough, so we cast the other 19. You know, just in case there's a sequel. The post What Actors Should Play the Emotions Not in Inside Out? appeared first on WIRED.

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Are you ready for Week 8? Good, because we have a whole slew of new challenges for you to complete! The post Here Are Your WIRED Star Wars Challenges for Week 8 appeared first on WIRED.

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Billions of fish called "bycatch" die every year, and it's wreaking havoc. This device could change that. The post The SeaQualizer Gives Doomed Fish a Fighting Chance appeared first on WIRED.

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With a 1-inch sensor and a 25X optical zoom range, there really hasn't been a camera like the PowerShot G3 X. The post Canon’s New Shooter Is a Novel Kind of Photographic Weapon appeared first on WIRED.

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A 150-year-old conundrum about how to group people has been solved, but many puzzles remain. The post Answer to a 150-Year-Old Math Conundrum Brings More Mystery appeared first on WIRED.

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In the latest 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast, the panel discusses what exactly it is about dinosaurs that fascinates moviegoers. The post Why Are Dinosaurs So Appealing to Us? It’s the Tragedy appeared first on WIRED.

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Space photos of the week, June 14–20. The post Space Photos of the Week: Stars Playing Bumper Cars appeared first on WIRED.

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