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This tiny insect lurks in the nests of termites, farting on their unsuspecting prey. The post Silent and Deadly: Fatal Farts Immobilize Prey appeared first on WIRED.

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It’s no surprise that careless government employees use their .gov email addresses to sign up for all sorts of personal accounts. But when those insecure third party services are breached by hackers—and if those employees were foolish enough to reuse their .gov passwords, too—that carelessness can offer a dead-simple backdoor into federal agencies, with none of the usual […] The post Hundreds of .Gov Credentials Found In Public Hacker Dumps appeared first on WIRED.

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This French Wi-Fi speaker's design is wild--its sides expand and contract as the bass booms and the treble twitters. The post Review: Devialet Phantom appeared first on WIRED.

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Ily is a communication device that combines the simplicity of a landline with the beauty of a touchscreen tablet. The post This Landline-Inspired Gadget Aims to Outdo Your Smartphone
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Plug in your ingredients, and the computer will churn out recipes you'd never imagined. The post America’s Next Top Chef Is a Supercomputer From IBM appeared first on WIRED.

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How can you make your own lightning on demand? Just walk into a storm and send up a rocket on a string. The post Scientists Can Spark Their Own Lightning With Rockets appeared first on WIRED.

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Will emoji will ride their cultural appeal long enough to become a discrete, complete means of communication? The post Emoji—Trendy Slang or a Whole New Language? appeared first on WIRED.

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Who is ready for 11 seasons of surviving trauma?! That's what we thought. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Grey’s Anatomy appeared first on WIRED.

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The road to the Wassennaar Arrangement is paved with good intentions. Here's a primer on what the rules are and why they could harm the state of computer security itself. The post Why an Arms Control Pact Has Security Experts Up in Arms appeared first on WIRED.

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"Gitmo is the best posting a soldier can have," her escort casually mentioned. "There’s so much fun to be had here." The post Inside Gitmo’s Surreal Recreation Spots, Tiki Bar and All appeared first on WIRED.

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People, it turns out, might be the best at figuring out ways to capture their fellow humans' attention. But people are also far from perfect. The post Humans Are Tech’s Next Big Thing—And That Could Be Risky appeared first on WIRED.

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If sex sells, maybe filtering it will, too. The post This Algorithm Wants to Find Who’s Naked on the Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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The composer, who passed away yesterday in a tragic plane crash, gets a fitting elegy from a colleague. The post Remembering James Horner’s Magical Musical Genius appeared first on WIRED.

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The chip's ultimate goal is to lessen dependence on animal test subjects and decrease time and cost for developing drugs.  The post A Chip That Mimics Human Organs Is the Design of the Year appeared first on WIRED.

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Plagued by sender's remorse? Google's finally releasing its fix to (one of) your email woes to Gmail. The post Gmail’s Undo Option Gives You 30 Seconds to Unsend Emails appeared first on WIRED.

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Google's new Sidewalk Labs wants to bring free public Wi-Fi projects to cities around the world. The post Google’s Next Moonshot: Lining City Streets With Wi-Fi Hubs appeared first on WIRED.

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The winning proposal of nine dark, low-slung pavilions and a lighthouse tower comes from an obscure husband-and-wife team. The post You’ve Never Heard of the Team Designing the New Guggenheim appeared first on WIRED.

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Following the lead of Amazon, eBay, Walmart, and Sears, the Etsy online marketplace has banned the sale of items that include the Confederate flag. The post Etsy Bans Confederate Flags appeared first on WIRED.

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'Star Wars' and 'Lord of the Rings' had a baby, it died badly, and this book is its reanimated remains. The post We Review a Self-Published E-Book About a Lady Clone War appeared first on WIRED.

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Marvel Studios and Sony Pictures have found their Peter Parker, and the filmmaker to direct his standalone movie. The post Your New Spider-Man Is a…Fresh-Faced White Dude. Great. appeared first on WIRED.

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The key to an efficient swimming robot is understanding the tiny whirlpools fish push against as they move. The post Making Robot Fish Is Hard When You Don’t Know How They Swim appeared first on WIRED.

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Instagram is debuting new search and discovery tools to make it easier to see what's happening in real time anywhere. The post Instagram Debuts New Search and Discovery to Rival Twitter appeared first on WIRED.

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Google is launching a super-smart new tier of Google Music, and making it free for everyone to use. The post Google Music Crunches Your Data to Craft Perfect Playlists appeared first on WIRED.

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Stitched-together images from New Horizons show Charon making a jerky orbit around Pluto over six and a half days. The post 8-Bit Video Shows the Moon Charon Orbiting Pluto appeared first on WIRED.

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An exclusive look at how Dropbox designers put users at the center of the redesign. The post Dropbox’s New Android App Is All About Invisible Design appeared first on WIRED.

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