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Most North Carolina Trump Voters Won’t Believe in a Clinton Victory

Wed, 2016/08/10 - 3:21am
According to a new poll, the majority of Trump backers in North Carolina say a Clinton victory would mean the election was rigged. The post Most North Carolina Trump Voters Won’t Believe in a Clinton Victory appeared first on WIRED.

The New Luke Cage Trailer Is Here to Punch You in the Head

Wed, 2016/08/10 - 2:54am
The first full look at Netflix's forthcoming Marvel series proves that, despite all his rage, our hero's still just a man named Cage. The post The New Luke Cage Trailer Is Here to Punch You in the Head appeared first on WIRED.

Petty Michael #PhelpsFace Becomes Rio’s First Perfect Meme

Wed, 2016/08/10 - 2:41am
Don't mess with Michael Phelps. Or shimmy in front of him. The post Petty Michael #PhelpsFace Becomes Rio’s First Perfect Meme appeared first on WIRED.

Wanna Swim Like Phelps? Take a Dive Into the Physics of Drag

Wed, 2016/08/10 - 1:00am
In swimming, humans try to achieve the greatest possible speed. However, the drag forces also depend on the speed. How much of an impact can small changes make? The post Wanna Swim Like Phelps? Take a Dive Into the Physics of Drag appeared first on WIRED.

Trump’s Right: Detroit Is Hurting. But He’s Wrong About Why

Wed, 2016/08/10 - 12:29am
Trump may have been right about Detroit's many ills, but he hasn’t quite accurately diagnosed the cause. The post Trump's Right: Detroit Is Hurting. But He's Wrong About Why appeared first on WIRED.

Vulnerability Exposes 900M Android Devices—and Fixing Them Won’t Be Easy

Tue, 2016/08/09 - 11:00pm
QuadRooter isn't just a vulnerability. It's a reminder of how hard it is to keep Android safe. The post Vulnerability Exposes 900M Android Devices—and Fixing Them Won't Be Easy appeared first on WIRED.

Who Needs Frank Ocean? Check Out These 5 Great Albums Instead

Tue, 2016/08/09 - 10:00pm
If you don't, we're going to rig every device in your house to play "Walk the Dinosaur" by Was (Not Was) non-stop, until you have no choice but give in. The post Who Needs Frank Ocean? Check Out These 5 Great Albums Instead appeared first on WIRED.

How the Candidates’ Talking Points Are Getting Inside Your Head

Tue, 2016/08/09 - 9:00pm
Turns out political rhetoric is only as powerful as the emotions it triggers. The post How the Candidates’ Talking Points Are Getting Inside Your Head appeared first on WIRED.

It’s Really Hard to Make Money as an Olympian

Tue, 2016/08/09 - 9:00pm
While the Olympics will propel many athletes to the pinnacle of human possibility, it won't necessarily help their earning potential. The post It's Really Hard to Make Money as an Olympian appeared first on WIRED.

Climb Aboard the Insanely Elaborate Delivery Trucks of Japan

Tue, 2016/08/09 - 9:00pm
Every 'dekotora' needs tons of chrome, neon, and velvet. And don't forget the chandelier. The post Climb Aboard the Insanely Elaborate Delivery Trucks of Japan appeared first on WIRED.

The US May Finally Get a Cheap Alternative to the $70 Million V-22 Osprey

Thu, 2016/07/21 - 1:00am
For less than a third the price of each $70 million Osprey, the Army will get nearly the same performance from the V-280 Valor. The post The US May Finally Get a Cheap Alternative to the $70 Million V-22 Osprey appeared first on WIRED.

Flying at 85MPH Isn’t Even the Teal Drone’s Best Trick

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 11:01pm
With speeds that reach up to 85mph, Teal can be used as a racing drone right out of the box. But this modular machine is built for more than just speed. The post Flying at 85MPH Isn’t Even the Teal Drone’s Best Trick appeared first on WIRED.

Buying Space Memorabilia Can Be Cheaper Than You’d Think

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 9:00pm
What kind of person pays thousands of dollars for the right to own a piece of space history? The post Buying Space Memorabilia Can Be Cheaper Than You’d Think appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Agent Carter

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 9:00pm
It only lasted two seasons, but they were wonderful. Here's how to binge-watch one of Marvel's most under-appreciated shows. The post WIRED Binge-Watching Guide: Agent Carter appeared first on WIRED.

This Lab Releases Two Million Mosquitoes a Week for Science

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 9:00pm
Kevin Frayer's images take viewers inside a lab in Guangzhou, China where scientists are infecting mosquitoes with Wolbachia, a bacterium that prevents their eggs from hatching. The post This Lab Releases Two Million Mosquitoes a Week for Science appeared first on WIRED.

How Oakley’s Olympic Shades Could Help Athletes See Gold This Summer

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 9:00pm
Oakley says its new shades can help Olympic athletes pick out specific details and enhance depth perception. The post How Oakley's Olympic Shades Could Help Athletes See Gold This Summer appeared first on WIRED.

Inside Kepler, NASA’s Mission to Discover Habitable Exoplanets

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 9:00pm
Kepler's K2 mission confirms 104 new exoplanets. The post Inside Kepler, NASA’s Mission to Discover Habitable Exoplanets appeared first on WIRED.

Scrivener for iOS Means You Can Write Your Zombie Novel Anywhere

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 9:00pm
The new $20 app lets you take your drafts, scenes, outlines, and corkboards with you anywhere. The post Scrivener for iOS Means You Can Write Your Zombie Novel Anywhere appeared first on WIRED.

Check Out Nike’s Crazy New Machine-Designed Track Shoe

Wed, 2016/07/20 - 8:20pm
Nike's newest track spikes can slash a 100-meter runner's time by more than a tenth of a second—enough to turn a fourth-place finisher into a gold medalist. The post Check Out Nike's Crazy New Machine-Designed Track Shoe appeared first on WIRED.