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Photographer Max Aguilera-Hellweg peers into the uncanny valley in a fascinating, and slightly terrifying, book. The post Robots Aren't Human. You Only Make Them So appeared first on WIRED.

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Dark Souls never makes anything easy. Going into the franchise's final death-march, it's easy to ask: why bother? This DLC is a good reminder. The post Dark Souls 3 Ends the Torture With a Devilish Final Expansion appeared first on WIRED.

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This grill's burners go to 11, but that's still not high enough. The post Review: Weber Genesis II LX Grill appeared first on WIRED.

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It's got silos so large you could fit a space shuttle inside. The post Check Out Tokyo’s Cavernous, Creepy, Totally Sci-Fi Drainage Tunnels appeared first on WIRED.

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Weaponizing drones is one thing. Now, the drone itself is the weapon. The post So, Bad News: Now Militants Are Using Drones as Projectiles appeared first on WIRED.

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A new initiative makes scientific paper citations open to everyone, for free. The post Tearing Down Science's Citation Paywall, One Link at a Time appeared first on WIRED.

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Trump had no interest in attacking Syria---until he saw images on television that left him no choice. The post The US Strike on Syria Underscores Trump’s Media-Fueled Worldview appeared first on WIRED.

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On Thursday, Twitter got a chance to flex its free-speech championing muscle. The post Trump & Co. Just Picked the Wrong Fight With Twitter appeared first on WIRED.

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Should you sign up? That depends. The post Comcast’s New Mobile Service Is a Good Deal, But Maybe Not Good Enough appeared first on WIRED.

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Facebook joins with the founder of Craigslist to fix a crisis of faith in the news, but questions remain about who should shoulder the blame. The post Facebook Pushes News Literacy to Combat a Crisis of Trust appeared first on WIRED.

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More specifically, it makes you an invasive species. The post Sorry, But if You're Married, Browsing Tinder Totally Makes You a Snake appeared first on WIRED.

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Squid, octopuses and cuttlefish favor modifying their proteins in a way that slows down normal evolution. The post Science Reveals Yet Another Reason Octopuses and Squid Are So Weird appeared first on WIRED.

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To move into the future, planemakers and airlines look to California. The post The Aviation Industry Finally Discovers Silicon Valley appeared first on WIRED.

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The only way to eradicate revenge porn is to catch it before it's posted—this is a good first step, though. The post Facebook’s New Plan May Curb Revenge Porn, But Won't Kill It appeared first on WIRED.

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The landscape looks perfectly ordinary, but it holds a sinister secret. The post The Lovely British Scenery Where the Plague and Anthrax Once Rained appeared first on WIRED.

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The scope and intractability of America's infrastructure problem makes the siren song of the hyperloop extra alluring. The post Cities Crave Hyperloop Because It’s Shiny—and Talk Is Cheap appeared first on WIRED.

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A version of the nation-state favorite Pegasus software researchers found on iOS officially hit Android as well. The post Total-Takeover iPhone Spyware Lurks on Android, Too appeared first on WIRED.

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Buckle up. Things are about to get a whole lot bumpier. The post Oh Great. Climate Change Will Make Flying Worse, Too appeared first on WIRED.

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A new computer from Microsoft and Disney alums aims to make projected augmented reality simple to use. The post Lightform: The Magical Little Device That Transforms Whole Rooms Into Screens appeared first on WIRED.

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Looking to buy some wireless headphones? These ones will make you forget all about the headphone jack. The post Our 15 Favorite Wireless Headphones, From Bose to Beats appeared first on WIRED.

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The ballot-box stuffing of the speculative fiction awards continues, as evinced by a self-published erotica author with a curious pen name. The post The Hidden, Wildly NSFW Scandal of the Hugo Nominations appeared first on WIRED.

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WIRED has learned that the new CEO, who holds a 50 percent stake in the brand, appears to have bolstered his reputation with credentials he didn't earn. The post Arduino’s New CEO, Federico Musto, May Have Fabricated His Academic Record appeared first on WIRED.

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After four years underground, Bertha reaches daylight. The post After 4 Years, Seattle's Giant Tunneling Machine Finally Breaks Through appeared first on WIRED.

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The online response to the soda company's now-pulled marketing video was surprisingly refreshing. The post Pepsi’s Kendall Jenner Ad Was So Awful It Did the Impossible: It United the Internet appeared first on WIRED.

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Gene drives, powered by Crispr, promise to wipe out mosquito-borne diseases. But first they'll have to beat nature at her own game: evolution. The post Creating Zika-Proof Mosquitoes Means Rigging Natural Selection appeared first on WIRED.

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