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This Font Made From CGI Skin Will Make You Feel Gross

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 3:22pm
Benjamin Simon and Dirk Shuster were looking to sharpen their 4-D animation chops outside of the strict briefs and parameters they usually worked within. Working with clients offered little room for experimentation, even less to create a typographic free for all. “That’s when we decided to do a sculpted alphabet,” Simon and Schuster explain. “And we found out it was great fun.”






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This $1,300, Lightning-Fast External Drive Is Worth Every Penny

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
LaCie's new Little Big Disk Thunderbolt 2 drive is designed to move giant files, video streams, and masses of data at speeds that push the limits of what external drives can achieve.






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Game of Thrones Returns to Grown-Ass Dragons and a Broken World

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
The fourth season of Game of Thrones is finally here, and our resident Westeros fanatic is back to chronicle how each episode differs from the books (and what it all means).






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Hole Found in Natural Protective Layer of Earth’s Atmosphere

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
Scientists have discovered a hole in the atmosphere that allows ozone-depleting compounds and other chemicals to bypass the atmosphere’s natural “washing machine” layer.






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The Story of Vivian Maier, a Legendary Photographer We Almost Never Knew

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
If you haven’t heard of Vivian Maier, you're hardly alone. It's something of a miracle that anyone has, even though she stands among the best street photographers of the 20th century.






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Space Exploration and the iPad Are a Match Made in Gaming Heaven

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
Last week, two fantastic things happened to one of the best space-captain simulators on the market. First, FTL: Faster Than Light launched its Advanced Edition, a free update that adds a plethora of new content. Second, the game is now available on iPad.






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The Most Insane Truck Ever Built and the 4-Year-Old Who Commands It

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
Bran Ferren has spent 4 years and millions of dollars constructing the most audacious exploration vehicle ever built. It's mission: Take his 4-year-old daughter camping.






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The 6 Comics to Grab After Seeing the New Captain America

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
Did you see Captain America: The Winter Soldier this weekend and are now craving more adventures? We've got a reading list that will scratch your Cap itch.






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This Brilliant Washing Machine Is a Roadmap for the Internet of Things

Mon, 07/04/2014 - 10:44am
Berg's latest project is something even crazier than an internet-connected washing machine.






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Wil Wheaton Is Crowdfunding the Next Season of TableTop

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 9:36pm
Gamer geek extraordinaire Wil Wheaton needs your help. (Yes, you!) After two seasons of having his let's-hang-out-and-play-games show TableTop bankrolled by Google, he's going rogue and asking fans to fund the Geek and Sundry show's next season.






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How They Created Captain America’s Massive Helicarriers

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 10:44am
Enjoy those massive helicarriers in Captain America: The Winter Soldier? Here's how Industrial Light and Magic brought them to life.






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How to Email iPhone Videos That Aren’t a Blurry Mess

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 10:44am
If you want your videos to look their best, stop sending them from your iPhone via email or iMessage.






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The Best TV Moments You Shouldn’t Have Missed This Week

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 10:44am
Once again, it was a very busy week on the Boob Tube. And this time around—even in a man's, man's, man's world—it was women who ruled the screen.






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New Gadget From Amazon Makes Grocery Shopping Dangerously Easy

Sat, 05/04/2014 - 12:26am
Amazon announced a new stand-alone gadget today called the Dash. It's basically a remote control for buying groceries.






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A Patient in Minnesota Has Lassa Hemorrhagic Fever. (Don’t Panic.)

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 11:55pm
News from the Minnesota Department of Public Health and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention: A Minnesota traveler returning from Africa has been hospitalized with what the CDC confirms to be Lassa fever, a viral hemorrhagic fever that is often lumped together with Ebola hemorrhagic fever, though they are caused by different organisms. Given […]






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This Is an Article About Good Comments on WIRED

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:37pm
You got meta this week, commenters (and inspired our headline).






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Mercedes Is Owning This Formula 1 Season. Here’s Why

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 10:06pm
We're two races into the Formula 1 season, and Mercedes-Benz has been killing it. Now we know the team's secret (one of them, anyway), and it's brilliantly simple.






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Gadget Lab Podcast: There’s Never Been a Better Time to Talk to Your Stuff

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:35pm
On this week's podcast (#206), Mat and Mike discuss Microsoft Build, Windows Phone and Cortana, Apple's WWDC Lottery, and the debut of Amazon Fire TV.






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Game|Life Podcast: Amazon Fire TV, Mario Kart 8, and More

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 9:35pm
Laura Hudson and I discuss the week in gaming, from the Amazon Fire TV to our impressions of Mario Kart 8 on Wii U, Monument Valley on iOS, Elder Scrolls Online on PC, et cetera.






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Flirting With Folk and Funk in This Weekend’s Primo Playlist

Fri, 04/04/2014 - 8:01pm
From cocainey disco to acoustibeard strummings, we've got a little bit of everything for you.






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