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This is the story of the little fox that came back from oblivion, and the people who have dedicated their lives to protecting it at all costs. The post The Adorable Island Fox Is Back—But Saving It Meant Going to War appeared first on WIRED.

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A new Drug Enforcement Agency rule decentralizes the supply of scientific cannabis. The post The Feds Just Made It Easier to Do Research on Weed appeared first on WIRED.

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This year's abnormally heavy shower is all thanks to the outsized gravitational pull of the gas giant Jupiter. The post The Perseid Meteor Shower Will Really Outdo Itself Tonight appeared first on WIRED.

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Billy West, the voice of Zapp Brannigan, is currently posting clips of himself saying Donald Trump's most well-known quotes—much to the Internet's delight. The post Donald Trump Sounds Way Better as Futurama Blowhard Zapp Brannigan appeared first on WIRED.

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We manage some semi-coherent thoughts on Ada Palmer's future-retro corporatist-utopianist sci-fi mind game, Too Like the Lightning. The post WIRED Book Club: We Embark, Dear Reader, On Too Like the Lightning appeared first on WIRED.

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We've tested all of the models below in our labs, and we're here to tell you which ones are worth your hard-earned dollars. The post The Best TVs for Cramming Into Your Dorm Room appeared first on WIRED.

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Open source now runs the world. But it still faces problems The post Open Source Won. So, Now What? appeared first on WIRED.

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With a $500 Chromebook, HP gives Chrome OS the middle ground it needed. The post Review: HP Chromebook 13 appeared first on WIRED.

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John Kraus is one of the youngest spaceflight photojournalists in the US. And he's awesome. The post Incredible Rocket Photos, Huh? Yeah, a 16-Year-Old Took Them appeared first on WIRED.

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The newly christened Karma Revero looks a lot like the old Fisker, but with a year's worth of engineering upgrades. The post The Electric Fisker Karma Is Back—And This Time It Works appeared first on WIRED.

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Developers of AR games like Pokémon Go must realize that using the physical world as a gaming space makes them somewhat responsible for what happens there. The post Augmented Reality Games Like Pokémon Go Need a Code of Ethics—Now appeared first on WIRED.

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The CDC wants you to stock up on the right stuff, but for many it will be too little, too late. The post What's in the CDC's Zika Prevention Kits, From Permethrin to Condoms appeared first on WIRED.

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The country has proven time again that it's willing to block access to sites. The post It'd Be Crazy Easy for Brazil to Block the Web Right Now appeared first on WIRED.

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The gold medal for badass Olympics gear goes to shooting glasses---cyborgian specs that looked like they could've been plucked straight off Deadshot's face. The post Why Olympic Sharpshooters Insist On Looking Like Cyborgs appeared first on WIRED.

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Four months after General Motors bought Cruise Automation, the San Francisco-based startup is racing Google to build fully autonomous cars. The post The Startup That Could Help GM Beat Google to the Self-Driving Car appeared first on WIRED.

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On Monday, the cross-country equestrian course decimated the field—only three riders out of 65 finished in time. That's not just hard—it's unsafe. The post You Know Who Has to Deal with Rio’s Toughest Event? Horses appeared first on WIRED.

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The author took to Twitter today to give an explanation for how to increase diversity in science fiction. It starts with publishing more writers of color. The post N.K. Jemisin Has a Plan for Diversity in Science Fiction appeared first on WIRED.

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They are calling him the human fly. He uses suction cups to climb walls. But what about the physics? The post How That Chucklehead Climbed Trump Tower Without Splattering appeared first on WIRED.

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And that's the problem. The post Clearly Snapchat Doesn't Get What's Wrong With Yellowface appeared first on WIRED.

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A team of researchers has found that Volkswagen stores secret keys in car components that leave almost all its vehicles since 1995 vulnerable to theft. The post A New Wireless Hack Can Unlock 100 Million Volkswagens appeared first on WIRED.

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The world of apps is about to get a bit more like the web The post It's About to Get a Lot Easier for Apps to Talk to Each Other appeared first on WIRED.

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This week on the culture podcast we're talking about a lot of disappointments, but we're also reveling in the joy of the Olympics. The post Culture Podcast: Fighting Over Suicide Squad Is Our New Fave Sport appeared first on WIRED.

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In the Department of Justice's report about discrimination within the Baltimore Police Department, every data point is more damning than the next. The post DOJ's Startling Baltimore Report Proves It: We Need More Data on Cops appeared first on WIRED.

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Shut up and take my money. The post Futurama Nerds, Rejoice! Morbotron Will GIF Any Quote For You appeared first on WIRED.

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Reverse spherification ramps up the surface tension of a droplet, making it so stable that it stays together even if it’s pushed around a bit. The post Drink Juice Like an Astronaut With the Magic of Reverse Spherification appeared first on WIRED.

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