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The Sea Will Get a Lot Quieter Without the Navy’s Whale-Killing Sonar

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:00am
On July 15, a federal court ruled that the Navy can't use a particularly powerful sonar tool in waters inhabited by marine mammals. The post The Sea Will Get a Lot Quieter Without the Navy’s Whale-Killing Sonar appeared first on WIRED.
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Surprise! The Web’s Troll King Is a Hit With The Trump Set

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:00am
The GOP can't control its trolls. The post Surprise! The Web's Troll King Is a Hit With The Trump Set appeared first on WIRED.
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Song of the Deep Is a Beautiful, Bogged-Down Adventure

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 11:00am
This gorgeous 2-D underwater journey gets weighed down by stale game tropes. It's a shame, because the story holds such promise. The post Song of the Deep Is a Beautiful, Bogged-Down Adventure appeared first on WIRED.
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David Chang’s Unified Theory of Deliciousness

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 10:50am
The great foods of the world share the same flavor patterns. Learn the code, and crank out the hits. The post David Chang's Unified Theory of Deliciousness appeared first on WIRED.
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Motorola’s Crazy Plan to Reinvent the Phone by Breaking It Into Pieces

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 10:15am
The Moto Z is a smartphone first and a thousand other things after that. The post Motorola's Crazy Plan to Reinvent the Phone by Breaking It Into Pieces appeared first on WIRED.
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Melania Trump’s Suspect Speech Shows You Can’t Hide from the Internet

Tue, 19/07/2016 - 6:00am
And it all seemed to be going so well for the GOP, at least by 2016's Trump-ian standards. The post Melania Trump's Suspect Speech Shows You Can't Hide from the Internet appeared first on WIRED.
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Netflix Added Way Fewer US Subscribers Than Anyone Expected

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 10:30pm
Netflix's path to a complete takeover now seems bumpy—especially in its own market at home. The post Netflix Added Way Fewer US Subscribers Than Anyone Expected appeared first on WIRED.
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Breaking: It’s Now Officially Cool to Hate Pokémon Go

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 10:24pm
As the tide of public opinion turns on Pokemon Go, people call for nerds to get off their lawns. Literally. The post Breaking: It’s Now Officially Cool to Hate Pokémon Go appeared first on WIRED.
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Everything—Yes, Everything—Is a Harmonic Oscillator

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 9:36pm
Physics undergrads might joke that the universe is made of harmonic oscillators, but they're not far off. The post Everything—Yes, Everything—Is a Harmonic Oscillator appeared first on WIRED.
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Uber Hits 2 Billion Rides As Growth in China Soars—For Now

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 9:28pm
The milestone shows just how quickly Uber is growing around the world. But it also reveals the company's dependence on China. The post Uber Hits 2 Billion Rides As Growth in China Soars—For Now appeared first on WIRED.
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Softbank Is Betting $32 Billion on ARM That the Internet of Things Will Pay Out

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 8:21pm
Can ARM do in IoT what it did in mobile? SoftBank sure seems to think so. The post Softbank Is Betting $32 Billion on ARM That the Internet of Things Will Pay Out appeared first on WIRED.
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Buckle Up: The Kanye West/Taylor Swift Feud Will Continue Until the End of Time

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 7:20pm
Whether intentionally or not, they made that snit famous—using everything from Snapchat and Instagram to television and magazines. The post Buckle Up: The Kanye West/Taylor Swift Feud Will Continue Until the End of Time appeared first on WIRED.
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Cantina Talk: Darth Vader Is Coming to Virtual Reality [Cue Imperial March]

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 7:02pm
Star Wars Celebration Europe brought a lot of news, including updates on 'Rogue One' and 'Episode VIII' and a little something we're calling Vader Reality. The post Cantina Talk: Darth Vader Is Coming to Virtual Reality [Cue Imperial March] appeared first on WIRED.
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Our Transporter Drives Uber at the Republican Convention

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 6:56pm
The city is on lockdown. Passions are starting to run high. Everyone has somewhere to go. It's the first "Ubervention." The post Our Transporter Drives Uber at the Republican Convention appeared first on WIRED.
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Russia’s New Jet for Athletes Definitely Won’t Have a Doping Room

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 4:00pm
Sukhoi Civil Aircraft just unveiled the first-of-its-kind “SportJet” model filled with massage tables, fitness equipment, and more. The post Russia's New Jet for Athletes Definitely Won't Have a Doping Room appeared first on WIRED.
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Hey Let’s Do the Physics of a Crazy Person Launching From a Huge Slingshot

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 2:00pm
Here is a stunt that launches humans into the air with a giant slingshot. The humans then parachute down. It's a great introductory physics problem. The post Hey Let’s Do the Physics of a Crazy Person Launching From a Huge Slingshot appeared first on WIRED.
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5 Podcasts You Need to Hear to Get Through This Week

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 2:00pm
Conversations with African-American police officers, hide-and-seek experts, and one of the less-well-known members of the Dead Poets Society. The post 5 Podcasts You Need to Hear to Get Through This Week appeared first on WIRED.
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Republican Convention Diary: Riot Gear and Hugs in Cleveland

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 1:23pm
The city is bracing for riots and protests. Others are just embracing. The post Republican Convention Diary: Riot Gear and Hugs in Cleveland appeared first on WIRED.
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You Say Rotifer, I Say Tiny Critter With a Buzzsaw for a Face

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 12:00pm
Say hello to the rotifer, a teensy critter that uses its buzzsaw face to suck in prey. The post You Say Rotifer, I Say Tiny Critter With a Buzzsaw for a Face appeared first on WIRED.
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Bizarre Double Exposures Perfectly Capture Election Chaos

Mon, 18/07/2016 - 11:00am
The presidential election cycle feels like a circus. Mark Abramson's images emphasize it. The post Bizarre Double Exposures Perfectly Capture Election Chaos appeared first on WIRED.
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