Long stereotyped as hippies stuck in the Summer of Love, the Dead stood at the vanguard of the digital revolution for 50 years.
The post Call Them Hippies, But the Grateful Dead Were Tech Pioneers appeared first on WIRED.
Lots of foreign automakers have piled on horsepower, speed, height, width, weight, and noise, with no practical aim in mind.
It's been said science is a full contact sport. And no branch gets rowdier in a political sense than health care.
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It’s the freakin' weekend, let us help you have you some fun! Here are the week's best late-night TV bits.
The post The Week in TV: Good Luck Surviving This Charm Overload appeared first on WIRED.
The tarantula hawk is actually a kind of solitary wasp, with a sting that causes a fiercely electric pain that could only be described as totally unacceptable.
The post Absurd Creature of the Week: If This Wasp Stings You, ‘Just Lie Down and Start Screaming’ appeared first on WIRED.
When WIRED launched in 1993, few people had seen anything like it. But it wasn't totally alone.
The post Tech Time Warp of the Week: Before WIRED, There Was the Eccentric Mondo 2000 appeared first on WIRED.
Every week, WIRED Security rounds up the vulnerabilities and privacy updates you may have missed.
The post Security News This Week: Your VPN Probably Isn’t Private appeared first on WIRED.
On-demand workers supposedly have flexibility. So how the heck do startups make sure they have enough people working on July 4?
The post How Startups Like Uber Get People to Work on July 4 appeared first on WIRED.
Summer is all about blockbusters. But now that you have a long holiday weekend ahead it's time to support some great indie films. Here, we made you a list.
The post Forget Blockbusters. Watch These Movies Instead on July 4th appeared first on WIRED.
The fireworks that go boom so colorfully every Fourth of July are a chemical cocktail of explosives and pigments.
The post What’s Inside Fireworks: Glitter, Starch, and Gunpowder appeared first on WIRED.