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Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Resigns

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 5:45pm
America's top spy, who oversees agencies like the NSA, CIA, and FBI, will leave office at the end of the Obama administration. The post Director of National Intelligence James Clapper Resigns appeared first on WIRED.
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Any.do’s Assistant Puts a Robot to Work on Your To-Do List

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 3:00pm
The new app combs through your task list, and figures out what you need to do---and what it can do for you. The post Any.do's Assistant Puts a Robot to Work on Your To-Do List appeared first on WIRED.
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Eero Routers Can Help You Find Your Lost Smartphone Now

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 3:00pm
Thanks to Alexa, Eero's mesh network doubles as a gadget search and rescue squad. The post Eero Routers Can Help You Find Your Lost Smartphone Now appeared first on WIRED.
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A Lot of Actors Suck at Accents. Not Idris Elba!

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 2:00pm
You know who is not so great at accents? Brad Pitt. The post A Lot of Actors Suck at Accents. Not Idris Elba! appeared first on WIRED.
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“Breakthrough Listen” SETI Project Could Miss ET’s Phone Call

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 1:00pm
A $100 million SETI effort may not be able to verify an intelligent extraterrestrial signal if it catches one. The post "Breakthrough Listen" SETI Project Could Miss ET's Phone Call appeared first on WIRED.
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Cape Watch: Inhumans Is Finally Coming to the Big Screen. Sort Of

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
The Inhumans are getting a TV show that you'll be able to see in IMAX. Wait, what? The post Cape Watch: Inhumans Is Finally Coming to the Big Screen. Sort Of appeared first on WIRED.
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WIRED Book Club: Sex Criminals Titillates and Teases Us

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
In Matt Fraction and Chip Zdarsky's comic series, Suzie and Jon can stop time by having orgasms. And that's just the beginning. The post WIRED Book Club: Sex Criminals Titillates and Teases Us appeared first on WIRED.
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Watch Three Astronauts Launch to the International Space Station

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
A cosmonaut, an astronaut, and a ... euronaut step into a space capsule. The post Watch Three Astronauts Launch to the International Space Station appeared first on WIRED.
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Every Single Name on This Entrancing Map Is a Music Reference

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
The designers behind the "Alternative Love Blueprint" are back with a map of the world. Only this map uses song titles instead of place names. The post Every Single Name on This Entrancing Map Is a Music Reference appeared first on WIRED.
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NES Classic Is a Hit. So Where Does Nintendo Go From Here?

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
The maker of 'Super Mario' and 'The Legend of Zelda' could change its whole outlook on its old games, if its $60 retro console keeps selling. The post NES Classic Is a Hit. So Where Does Nintendo Go From Here? appeared first on WIRED.
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Giant Corporations Are Hoarding the World’s AI Talent

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
GE just acquired thirty machine learning specialists. How can a startup compete—even if the all the top AI talent doesn't move to Canada? The post Giant Corporations Are Hoarding the World's AI Talent appeared first on WIRED.
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Self-Flying Choppers Fight Wildfires So Humans Don’t Have To

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
Two helicopters, with help from two drones, join forces to fight fires and save lives. The post Self-Flying Choppers Fight Wildfires So Humans Don’t Have To appeared first on WIRED.
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Blast Off With the Amateur Rocketeers of the Mojave Desert

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
They don't call it the "Large, Dangerous Rocket Ships" event for nothing. The post Blast Off With the Amateur Rocketeers of the Mojave Desert appeared first on WIRED.
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You Can’t Just Link Batteries Willy Nilly and Expect Everything to Be OK

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:00pm
When you connect a standard battery to a low resistance, the battery voltage drops. Here is a battery model that accounts for the voltage drop. The post You Can't Just Link Batteries Willy Nilly and Expect Everything to Be OK appeared first on WIRED.
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Review: HyperChiller

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 11:51am
Given today's overheated political climate, no one will judge you for drinking your coffee on ice. The post Review: HyperChiller appeared first on WIRED.
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Disney’s Latest Attraction? 300 Drones Flying in Formation

Thu, 17/11/2016 - 12:15am
Forget Disney on Ice. This is Disney on Air. The post Disney’s Latest Attraction? 300 Drones Flying in Formation appeared first on WIRED.
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A Tribe Called Quest’s New Record Is Awesome. National Politics? Not So Much

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 7:00pm
A lot has happened since we last recorded a WIRED Culture podcast. The post A Tribe Called Quest’s New Record Is Awesome. National Politics? Not So Much appeared first on WIRED.
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Pluto’s Icy Heart Broke Pluto

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 6:00pm
Pluto's cutest geological feature---heart-shaped Sputnik Planitia---may have reoriented the whole planet. The post Pluto's Icy Heart Broke Pluto appeared first on WIRED.
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Officer Who Shot and Killed Philando Castile Is Charged With Manslaughter

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 5:37pm
In announcing the charges, the county attorney said, "no reasonable officer, knowing, hearing, or seeing what Yanez did, would've used deadly force under those circumstances." The post Officer Who Shot and Killed Philando Castile Is Charged With Manslaughter appeared first on WIRED.
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How Livestreaming Is Transforming Activism Around the World

Wed, 16/11/2016 - 4:00pm
In some countries, livestreaming an event can get you thrown in jail. Explore the promise and peril of using your smartphone to fight the power worldwide. The post How Livestreaming Is Transforming Activism Around the World appeared first on WIRED.
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