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Grab your friends and whip up some bacon pancakes, it's time to binge-watch Adventure Time. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Adventure Time appeared first on WIRED.

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It wouldn’t be right to call Korntved Ruud obsessed, but the truth is, he spends a lot of time thinking about spoons. The post This Dude Carves the Most Gorgeous Spoons You’ll Ever See appeared first on WIRED.

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EVs on are roads aren't the problem, but they point to the essence of our current quagmire. The post Electric Cars Can Explain Our Highway Funding Fiasco appeared first on WIRED.

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Algae can be beautiful, but it also poses a threat to freshwater systems. Now, images from satellites are helping to prevent dangerous accumulations of the stuff. The post Incredible Images of Algal Blooms Taken From Space appeared first on WIRED.

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This beautiful orrery is far from the only way to calculate moon phases, but it's certainly the most poetic. The post A Gizmo That Shows You What the Moon Will Look Like in 3015 appeared first on WIRED.

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Scientists have visualized the details of a cellular structure responsible for wasabi's burn. This could help treat many types of pain, irritation, and discomfort. The post The Burn of Wasabi May Lead to New Pain Meds appeared first on WIRED.

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As so many others follow the lead of giants like Google and Twitter onto Linux, Microsoft is reshaping Windows so that it doesn't get left behind. The post Microsoft Is Making A Super-Slim Windows to Rival Linux appeared first on WIRED.

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A distiller has come up with a method of producing spirits that taste like they've been aging in the barrel for 20 years, but his process only takes six days. The post This Guy Says He Can Make 20-Year-Old Rum in 6 Days appeared first on WIRED.

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Designer Sam Pearce created a spoke-less, shock-absorbing wheel that’s being used on wheelchairs and bicycles. The post A Clever Shock-Absorbing Bike Wheel, Now for Wheelchairs appeared first on WIRED.

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In the third Hobbit movie, Legolas does some crazy things. How crazy? What about running on a falling bridge? The post The Laws of Physics Do Not Apply to Legolas appeared first on WIRED.

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Unnecessarily Rushed Explanations is a new WIRED video series in which I can't stop talking. In fact, I'm not allowed to. The post An Unnecessarily Rushed Recap of the Funniest Game Ever appeared first on WIRED.

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An internet of money. That’s the dream. Through bitcoin and other digital currencies, so many activists, entrepreneurs, and opportunists are chasing the dream. They envision a world where we can trade money as easily as we trade data, where anyone can send and receive currency from any machine on earth, where our financial system is […] The post An Algorithm to Make Online Currency as Trustworthy as Cash appeared first on WIRED.

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On Wednesday Popcorn Time plans to launch a version of its copyright-flouting bittorrent video player for iOS, potentially bringing its free, easy-as-Netflix form of movie and TV piracy to millions of iPads and iPhones. The post How Popcorn Time’s Piracy App Is Sneaking Onto iPhones appeared first on WIRED.

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Oyster, which offers "all you can eat" access to 1 million books, is now taking on Amazon directly with individual book sales. The post The ‘Netflix for Books’ Just Invaded Amazon’s Turf appeared first on WIRED.

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It’s a rare combination of financial security and artistic obsession that make Apple—and the Apple Watch—hard to beat. The post The Invisible Design Behind the Apple Watch’s Many Faces appeared first on WIRED.

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When the author of William Shakespeare’s Star Wars took on The Phantom Menace, he turned the Gungan from embarrassing footnote to revolutionary. The post The Radicalization of Jar Jar Binks appeared first on WIRED.

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Steven DeKnight talks about how Daredevil sees Marvel break its own mold, and what's on tap for the other Netflix shows. The post Daredevil’s Showrunner on Bringing Gritty Heroes to Life appeared first on WIRED.

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Here's how Google's amazing April Fools' Day easter egg came to be, and why it's not sticking around. The post How Google Pulled Off Its Ingenious Pac-Man Maps appeared first on WIRED.

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From mud baths to UV light therapy, German spas offer eclectic treatments for every ailment. The post Inside Germany’s Quirky and Strangely Futuristic Spa Towns appeared first on WIRED.

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Jon Lomberg, who collaborated with Carl Sagan for years, is putting a massive archive of his illustrations for the 1980 show Cosmos up for auction. The post Your Chance to Buy Illustrations From the Original Cosmos appeared first on WIRED.

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When it comes to advertising to kids, the rules for the internet are fuzzier than the tightly regulated world of television, in large part because internet advertising itself is always changing. The post Exposing the Murky World of Online Ads Aimed at Kids appeared first on WIRED.

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Your I.T. department has probably warned you not to click on suspicious links in e-mails. If the link looks suspect: Do. Not. Click. The post Hacker Lexicon: What Are Phishing and Spear Phishing? appeared first on WIRED.

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The new MacBook arrives this month, but non-Apple USB-C cables are still scarce. Today that changes, with budget monolith Monoprice selling an array of affordable options. The post Your Cheap, Macbook-Friendly USB-C Cables Are Finally Here appeared first on WIRED.

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In the single case in which police sought permission from a court, they asked for a court order rather than a warrant, which carries a lower burden of proof. The post NY Cops Used ‘Stingray’ Spy Tool 46 Times Without Warrant appeared first on WIRED.

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This mule is made for developing the all-wheel drive system Rolls says will deliver a "magic-carpet" ride both on-road and off. The post Rolls-Royce Takes the First Step in Building an…SUV appeared first on WIRED.

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