Astronomers deduced that WT1190F was a piece of rocket by looking at orbital wobbles and telescopic flickers.
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The 'Star Wars' sets and locations in Tunisia are a sight for any homesick Jawa's sore eyes.
The post Tatooine IRL Doesn’t Have Two Suns, But It’s Still Awesome appeared first on WIRED.
J.J. Abrams was meant to direct Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Because he cares. A lot.
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Fall is here. All the leaves are brown, and the sky is grey. That means it's time to curl up and keep warm next to the fires of Internet indignation.
The post While You Were Offline: Missy Elliott Is Back, Baby! appeared first on WIRED.
F1's a physically grueling and mentally taxing sport that requires training not just in the gym but in the classroom.
The post The Grueling, Highly Trained, Grueling Life of an F1 Rookie appeared first on WIRED.
To those who ask if programmers are engineers, the answer is yes. We are. But we need to prove it by embracing accountability.
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A single genetic change and some clever geometry show how single-celled organisms can band together to form cooperative multicellular entities.
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Last night, this simple symbol became a universal sign of support for the city of Paris. We spoke to Jean Jullien, who created the symbol, about how it came to be.
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Twitter is working with CBS News to bring the questions users are asking about the Paris attacks to the people who could be the next commander-in-chief.
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A few muffled booms, then some spouting water, and like that, 50 million pounds of concrete disappeared into the San Francisco Bay.
In the latest episode of the 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast author William Shunn talks about the stunt that got him banned from returning to Canada.
The post Sci-Fi Writer William Shunn: The Book of Mormon Is a Lot Like Lord of the Rings appeared first on WIRED.
Space photos of the week, November 8–15.
The post Space Photos of the Week: Pluto Gets a Little Psychedelic appeared first on WIRED.
Paying for content on the Internet---crazy idea, right? But if YouTube can get people to subscribe, everyone from viewers to creators to YouTube itself win.
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Each Saturday we round up the news stories that we didn’t break or cover in depth at WIRED, but which deserve your attention nonetheless.
The post Security News This Week: Someone’s Cutting Fiber Optic Cables in the Bay Area appeared first on WIRED.
But does this come in venti?
The post How to Make a Star Wars TIE Fighter Using Starbucks Cups appeared first on WIRED.
This classic cooker has both looks and smarts: the lid doubles as a table-saving trivet.
There’s no wrong way to enjoy a glass of vino, but there is a better way. Here’s the gear that will help you do it.
Making pizza at home should be an event. From hot steel to a sharp wheel, these tools make it happen.
The post The 5 Pizza-Making Tools You Need to Create a Perfect Pie appeared first on WIRED.
One of the best restaurant tools has been slow to catch on in home kitchens: the humble scale.
The post Connected Kitchen Scale Shows Cooks the Weigh Ahead appeared first on WIRED.
Whether slicing shallots or frenching a rack of lamb, most cooks rely on just one blade.
The post The Chef’s Knife: The Most Valuable Tool in Your Kitchen appeared first on WIRED.