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Think the Internet Is Polarized? Just Look at the FCC These Days

3 hours 7 min ago
These days, politics isn't just what happens on the internet—it's what happens to the internet. The post Think the Internet Is Polarized? Just Look at the FCC These Days appeared first on WIRED.
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LG’s New Phone Does a Bunch of Things You Want and Nada Else

3 hours 8 min ago
It's big, it's new, it has a gigantic battery. Yay? The post LG's New Phone Does a Bunch of Things You Want and Nada Else appeared first on WIRED.
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While You Were Offline: The Media Crucified Yolo Minneapolis. Very Unfair! Sad!

3 hours 8 min ago
The former Brietbart editor has had a rough few days. The internet has had some slightly better ones. The post While You Were Offline: The Media Crucified Yolo Minneapolis. Very Unfair! Sad! appeared first on WIRED.
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Climb Inside the World’s Largest Wind Tunnel

3 hours 8 min ago
If you want to double the gas mileage of the average 18-wheeler, you have to smooth off the rough edges. The post Climb Inside the World's Largest Wind Tunnel appeared first on WIRED.
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Hiding From the Law Is Now Pretty Much Impossible

Sat, 25/02/2017 - 2:00pm
CBS's new reality series 'Hunted' shows many of the ways investigators track people on the lam. The post Hiding From the Law Is Now Pretty Much Impossible appeared first on WIRED.
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The Internet Made ‘Fake News’ a Thing—Then Made It Nothing

Sat, 25/02/2017 - 12:00pm
As an epithet that defines and dominates the current political moment, "fake news" has become as unstuck from fact—and as unstoppable—as any viral hoax. The post The Internet Made 'Fake News' a Thing—Then Made It Nothing appeared first on WIRED.
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Security News This Week: The Latest Netflix Release Is a Personal Security Check-Up

Sat, 25/02/2017 - 12:00pm
Each weekend we round up the news stories that we didn't break or cover in depth but that still deserve your attention. The post Security News This Week: The Latest Netflix Release Is a Personal Security Check-Up appeared first on WIRED.
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Space Photos of the Week: This Is What the Oldest Light in the Universe Looks Like

Sat, 25/02/2017 - 12:00pm
Space photos of the week, February 19 — 25, 2016. The post Space Photos of the Week: This Is What the Oldest Light in the Universe Looks Like appeared first on WIRED.
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Google’s Lawsuit Against Uber Revolves Around Frickin’ Lasers

Sat, 25/02/2017 - 12:00pm
Google spent years developing its lidar system—and says Uber stole the whole thing. The post Google’s Lawsuit Against Uber Revolves Around Frickin' Lasers appeared first on WIRED.
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A Whole Lot of Magma Is Lurking Under Taipei

Sat, 25/02/2017 - 10:30am
A new study suggests a magmatic system as large as 350 cubic kilometers sits below the city. Oh, and India experienced an eruption. The post A Whole Lot of Magma Is Lurking Under Taipei appeared first on WIRED.
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Killing Kim Jong Nam With VX Nerve Agent Crossed a ‘Red Line’

Sat, 25/02/2017 - 12:39am
The apparent assassination of Kim Jong-un's half-brother sets off alarms for chemical weapons experts. The post Killing Kim Jong Nam With VX Nerve Agent Crossed a 'Red Line' appeared first on WIRED.
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It’s Eagles vs. Drones, Plus the Week’s Other Prizefights

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 10:47pm
We're proud to bring NextDraft—the most righteous, most essential newsletter on the web—to WIRED.com. The post It's Eagles vs. Drones, Plus the Week's Other Prizefights appeared first on WIRED.
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Hip to Be Square

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 7:17pm
Where else can Instagram go from here? The post Hip to Be Square appeared first on WIRED.
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The Oscars Have Always Been Self-Important. Now It’s For a Reason

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 6:00pm
Simply by dint of its political stature, it's become the most important awards show of the year. The post The Oscars Have Always Been Self-Important. Now It's For a Reason appeared first on WIRED.
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Massive Bug May Have Leaked User Data From Millions of Sites. So … Change Your Passwords

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 5:53pm
One of the biggest internet infrastructure companies leaked sensitive data for up to five months. The post Massive Bug May Have Leaked User Data From Millions of Sites. So … Change Your Passwords appeared first on WIRED.
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Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 5:00pm
Want to become invisible online? Start with your emails. The post Famed Hacker Kevin Mitnick Shows You How to Go Invisible Online appeared first on WIRED.
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Should You Bank Your Own Blood? Actually, Yeah

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Stockpile it now. Just in case. The post Should You Bank Your Own Blood? Actually, Yeah appeared first on WIRED.
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How to Shoot a 360 Video

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 4:00pm
Shooting video with one of these new cameras requires a different creative process, but it's one that can be mastered with some knowledge. The post How to Shoot a 360 Video appeared first on WIRED.
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You Gotta Try DIY Virtual Reality, Even if You Make Hideous Things

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 3:00pm
Most of the VR created by everyday people will be hideous, but it will help the medium grow. The post You Gotta Try DIY Virtual Reality, Even if You Make Hideous Things appeared first on WIRED.
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Go See Get Out, the Smart Horror Gem We All Deserve

Fri, 24/02/2017 - 2:30pm
Jordan Peele's feature film debut gets in your head in ways that are hard to forget. The post Go See Get Out, the Smart Horror Gem We All Deserve appeared first on WIRED.
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