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The late Antarctic explorer Henry Worsley was a perfectly closed system skiing across the underbelly of the planet---he might have well have been alone on Mars. The post People Cross Antarctica All the Time. It’s Still Crazy Hard appeared first on WIRED.

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Our latest roundup of Star Wars rumors has adventurous tales of script rewrites, non-existent TV shows, and visits to Cloud City. Enjoy! The post Cantina Talk: The Live-Action Star Wars TV Show Is Dead (For Now) appeared first on WIRED.

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VC is for venture capital, and it's coming to Sesame Street. The post Sesame Street Is Getting Into Venture Capital. This Isn’t a Joke appeared first on WIRED.

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Witness the magical light of one quiet platform at Hua Lamphong train station in Bangkok. The post A Bangkok Train Station Never Looked So Film Noir appeared first on WIRED.

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The genetic discrimination future is here. The post DNA Got a Kid Kicked Out of School—And It’ll Happen Again appeared first on WIRED.

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The filmmakers behind "Operation Avalanche" posed as documentarians, then made what might be the greatest copyright end-around in history. The post How Operation Avalanche’s Filmmakers Duped NASA to Make ‘the Most Illegal Movie Ever’ appeared first on WIRED.

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Carl Reese rode his BMW nearly 3,000 miles, from LA to NYC, in just 38 hours and 49 minutes. The post How to Race a Motorcycle Across the US in a Record 39 Hours Straight appeared first on WIRED.

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By adapting the female radical (女) in 30 compound Chinese characters, designers have developed a new vernacular of feminist-leaning words and phrases. The post This Little Red Book Confronts Sexism in the Chinese Language appeared first on WIRED.

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Load up your phone with some crucial apps that'll help you better enjoy the biggest game of the year. The post App Pack: The Best Mobile Apps for Watching the Super Bowl appeared first on WIRED.

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It's gorgeous, and it's from Spain. The post Beautiful, Super-Simple Grill Can Fit Right on a Tabletop appeared first on WIRED.

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A new app will help Iowa Caucus-goers navigate the hairy caucus process. The post Clinton Camp Gives the Iowa Caucus a Silicon Valley Upgrade appeared first on WIRED.

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Bernie Sanders may be an unusual---and unintentional---pop culture icon, but in a rally before the Iowa Caucus, the senator was the biggest rock star of all The post Saturday Night With Bernie, Politician Turned Internet Icon appeared first on WIRED.

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Here are all the ways you will be monitored if you go anywhere near the Super Bowl this week. The post If You Go Near the Super Bowl, You Will Be Surveilled Hard appeared first on WIRED.

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Rappers against rappers, rappers against scientists, rappers against Martin Shkreli. Can't we all just get along? (Except Martin Shkreli, of course.) The post While You Were Offline: Twitter’s Got More Beef Than a Steakhouse appeared first on WIRED.

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The laws of physics work both forward and backward in time. So why does time seem to move in only one direction? One potential answer may also reveal the secrets of the universe’s missing mass. The post Following Time’s Arrow to the Universe’s Biggest Mystery appeared first on WIRED.

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And why Iowa is kind of like NASA. The post On Clinton Campaign Trail, Astronaut Mark Kelly Talks Smart Guns appeared first on WIRED.

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Space photos of the week, January 24–30, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Cloud’s Going Places appeared first on WIRED.

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Even if you're not into the big game, big deals abound for 4K and feature-loaded sets. The post The Super Bowl’s a Good Time to Buy a TV. Here Are the Best Deals appeared first on WIRED.

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Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless. The post Security This Week: License Plate Readers in Texas Are Now Also Debt Collectors appeared first on WIRED.

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Higher-end drones from DJI and 3D Robotics will have geofencing systems powered by AirMap, a company that has its sights set on the future of UAV safety. The post Things Will Get Messy if We Don’t Start Wrangling Drones Now appeared first on WIRED.

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Sergei couldn't have been more than 10 years old, yet here he was, cold and frightened in the middle of a war zone. On my doorstep. The post Harrowing Game Exposes War’s Impact on Children appeared first on WIRED.

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The new book from io9 editor in chief Charlie Jane Anders is about the relationship between two people who are very, very different. The post In the New Novel All the Birds in the Sky, Witches Finally Battle Mad Scientists appeared first on WIRED.

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Why read when you can screenshot? (Please, read though.) The post You’re Doing Text Screenshots Wrong Without These Apps appeared first on WIRED.

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President Obama today revealed his plan to give students across the nation to learn computer science skills in school. The post Obama Pledges $4 Billion to Computer Science in US Schools appeared first on WIRED.

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On the right, it's all about ISIS. The post Clinton’s Last Minute Iowa Pitch Is All About the Economy appeared first on WIRED.

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