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The company behind Google's quantum computer is releasing open source tools so coders can create software without needing an advanced physics degree. The post Quantum Computing Is Real, and D-Wave Just Open-Sourced It appeared first on WIRED.

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Opinion: In the age of fake news, Congress is employing fewer and fewer technical experts. Higher education should try to fill the gap.  The post Universities Must Help Educate Woefully Uninformed Lawmakers appeared first on WIRED.

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WIRED is at Trump Tower for Donald Trump's first press conference since being elected. The post How to Watch President-Elect Trump's Big Wednesday Press Conference appeared first on WIRED.

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Putting a chip in it isn't always the best move. The post The Dumb ‘Smart’ Gear That Someone’s Gonna Hack in 2017 appeared first on WIRED.

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Instagram now has 150 million daily users—just as many as Snap. So what do you do when you have that many eyeballs trained on your app? Monetize. The post Instagram Races to Make Money Ahead of Snap’s IPO appeared first on WIRED.

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Get ready for a big ol' Cumberbatch of mystery! (See what we did there?) The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Sherlock appeared first on WIRED.

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Ken Hermann is obsessed with stuff that goes boom. And now, he photographs it. The post Photos Are Way Cooler When There Are Explosions appeared first on WIRED.

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A fridge should do more than just keep your food cold. The post Meet a Couple of Web-Surfing, Voice-Activated ... Fridges appeared first on WIRED.

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NASA's former chief scientist talks rocket explosions, Carl Sagan, cats, and climate change. The post Don't Turn Earth Into Venus, Warns NASA Ex-Chief Scientist Ellen Stofan appeared first on WIRED.

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Motown is still the center of the American auto industry, and it's got plenty to show you. The post Gaze Upon the Coolest Cars at This Year's Detroit Auto Show appeared first on WIRED.

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From trade to climate change to his ties to Vladimir Putin, Tillerson faces a tough day of questioning from both sides of the aisle. The post 3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Rex Tillerson, Trump's Secretary of State Pick appeared first on WIRED.

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Improvements for all five senses along the United States' most long-anticipated transit line The post Step Into the Comfiness of NYC's 2nd Ave. Subway (Yes, Comfiness) appeared first on WIRED.

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An explosive new report about Trumps relationship with Russia shouldn't be taken at face value. The post How Spy Agency Vets Read That Bombshell Trump Report: With Caution appeared first on WIRED.

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Obama's final speech was as much a warning as it was a farewell—a warning that the United States is still in the middle of crafting its history. The post Obama Urges Americans Not to Take Democracy for Granted appeared first on WIRED.

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He's an outspoken anti-vaccine activist ... and the new president might put him in charge of a panel to investigate vaccines. The post A Robert F. Kennedy Jr.-led Vaccine Commission Would Be Bad News appeared first on WIRED.

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The way Americans move is changing fast—and Chao will have a lot to say about it. The post 3 Key Questions Senators Must Ask Elaine Chao, Trump's Transport Pick appeared first on WIRED.

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FBI Director James Comey tells Congress the same hackers who breached the DNC also penetrated the RNC's older email domains and state-level GOP targets. The post Russia Hacked 'Older' Republican Emails, FBI Director Says appeared first on WIRED.

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A president looking to leave a tech-forward legacy has made it easy to watch his parting remarks online. The post How to Watch President Obama's Farewell Address Tonight appeared first on WIRED.

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Opening the Sacramento Weir means flooding the plains to protect the state's capital from the same fate. The post California Floods Its Fields to Keep Its Cities From Flooding appeared first on WIRED.

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You voted. Now let's count down the top 10 volcanic events of 2016. The post And the Winner of the Volcanic Event of 2016 Is... appeared first on WIRED.

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Humans use compound pulleys all the time. The are based on the work-energy principle. Here is a physics based explanation of this type of simple machine. The post Let’s Learn Some Physics Playing With Compound Pulleys appeared first on WIRED.

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Wheelies, burnouts and more—all without a helmet. And the photographer wasn't any safer. The post Pop a Wheelie With the Daredevil Bikers of London appeared first on WIRED.

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In 2016, Luxembourg began taking steps toward dominating the asteroid mining industry, and so potentially the flow of cash and commodities beyond Earth. The post Luxembourg's Bid to Become the Silicon Valley of Space Mining appeared first on WIRED.

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A new report says that's a big problem for safety. The post Car Dealers Are Dangerously Uneducated About New Safety Features appeared first on WIRED.

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At a loss for words to encapsulate the last 12 months? The linguists are here to help. The post How 'Dumpster Fire' Became 2016's Word of the Year appeared first on WIRED.

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