Surviving three or four rounds of this multiplayer knock-out game makes you feel like a total athlete, even as a pirate-costumed bean
Researchers found 18 exploits that take advantage of inconsistencies in the email plumbing most people never think about.
A CDC report from a Georgia hotspot illuminates just how easily kids can spread coronavirus, adding to our understanding of kids’ role in transmission.
With access to just 50,000 high-wattage smart devices, attackers could make a bundle off of causing minor fluctuations.
The upgrades are dramatic if you’re looking for more power, but if you’re holding out for Face ID or a fresh look, keep waiting.
Our favorite white noise and sleep sound machines for babies, kids, and adults. Tested by WIRED’s Gear team.
Carl Bergstrom and Jevin West’s new book teaches us how to live in a world that’s full of it, and how to spot BS in ourselves.
More than a billion tons of it could enter the environment in the next 20 years. It’s time, advocates say, to put a sin tax on single-use plastic.
With more real estate and power, the company’s roomy new laptop retains everything we like about the 13-inch—almost.
Members of Congress clearly don’t understand the tech companies they’re supposed to regulate. But neither does anyone else.
NyanSat is an open source ground station that lets you listen in on low-orbit transmissions for about $100 worth of gear.
For months, German V-1s terrorized the city. To take them down, US physicists had to develop a “smart fuse”—a task they were told was practically impossible.
You don’t need a lot of gear to keep your pup’s tail wagging, but the right stuff can vastly improve their lives and your relationship with them.
Chinese companies have been free to expand in the US while American firms were stymied by Beijing. Now, the climate is not as welcoming.
On the app, users drape themselves in the trappings of Black culture—and steal the viral spotlight. It’s exploitation at its most refined and disturbing.
Seth Rogen’s new movie is funny, although some gags meant to skewer hip Brooklynites seem strangely dated.
The 4A is an upgrade in almost every way over its predecessor, yet it’s cheaper. It’s our new fave Android phone.
Regimbartia attenuata doesn’t take too kindly to being eaten. Once locked inside a frog’s maw, it turns around and starts heading for the exit.
This month’s focus is on Austin Tice, an American photojournalist who has gone missing in Syria and is presumed to be alive.
The notorious subreddit trafficked in violent rhetoric, growing a prodigious following over five years. Here’s how—and why—Reddit finally shut it down.
On the latest episode of the Get WIRED podcast, we attend the Virtual Beings Summit and contemplate Lucy, Lil Miquela, and what it means to be human.
That’s a wrap on SpaceX’s crewed demo mission, which clears the way for the company to regularly launch astronauts for NASA.
Modern scholars have only been able to speculate about where the huge stones came from—until now.
I use it to pack pillows on a paddleboard. But you can also use it to pack guns. In space.
A new model of photosynthesis points to an evolutionary principle governing light-harvesting organisms that might apply throughout the universe.
Natural light is your friend. Audio feedback is your worst enemy.
Every browser has a private mode—but the privacy it offers has a limit.
The fate of the platform remains uncertain, but one thing is clear: banning it would upturn fundamental principles of democracy.
A SubStack email mess, a Nintendo leak, and more of the week’s top security news.
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