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The Rock Is Hercules and Will Arnett Is a Horse in the Week’s Best Trailers

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 17:07
From a demigod's to-do list to a man-horse seeking just a little bit of dignity, everyone's on a quest.






With New Photo Sharer, Tinder Proves Everyone Wants to Be Like Snapchat

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 17:07
Snapchat may soon be dethroned as everyone's favorite app for sending sexy, self-destructing selfies (say that five times fast).






Heartbleed Redux: Another Gaping Wound In Web Encryption Uncovered

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 17:07
On Thursday, the OpenSSL Foundation published an advisory warning to users to update their SSL yet again, this time to fix a previously unknown but more than decade-old bug in the software that allows any network eavesdropper to strip away its encryption.






Who’s Faster? Flash or Quicksilver?

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 14:31
Flash is the super fast superhero from DC Comics and part of the Justice League. Quicksilver is the super fast superhero from Marvel Comics and sometimes an Avenger. Comparing these two isn’t something new. Geeks have had these “vs” debates since the dawn of time when ancient nerds argued over the strength of Sampson vs. […]






Handsome Desktop Speakers That Ooze Mid-Century Style

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Polk Audio's new Hampden Bluetooth speakers will bring retro looks and modern sound quality to any desktop.






When Is a Spoiler a Spoiler? You Tell Us

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Spoilers aren't anything truly new. As long as there have been plot twists in stories, people have had the power to ruin them for everyone else. But the way we talk—or don't talk—about entertainment has became more complicated than ever. We're running a poll to find out just what people think spoilers are these days—and when it's OK to share them.






Announcing WIRED by Design, a Live Magazine

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Today, we’re thrilled to announce a project we’ve been working on for some time: WIRED by Design, a live magazine that will bring together some of the world’s most creative minds, on September 29th-October 1st.






Hackers Infiltrate Desk Phones for Epic Office Pranks

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
A workplace tip: If you're planning an office prank war, don't target someone with the skills to reverse-engineer and control the phone on your desk.






Turn Your iPhone Into a Handheld Console With These Controllers

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Mobile-game designers have finally figured out how to create smart touch controls. But sometimes optimal goblin-grinding requires sliding your phone into a button-packed analog controller.






Bitcoin Isn’t the Only Way You Can Mine a Digital Fortune

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Jeremy Martinez is a modern day coin collector. He collects bitcoin and litecoin and luckycoin and zeitcoin and leafcoin and infinitecoin. Behind his living room television set, Martinez has set up 99 tiny USB devices, and each is equipped with a pair of custom-built computer chips. One chip is designed to mine bitcoin–the world’s most […]






The Secret Side of the Web Is Home to Heroes, Not Just Crooks

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
The Deep Web is not all about drugs, guns and porn. There's a lot of altruism to be found there, too.






Vintage Chemistry Sets Show We Used to Be Way More Chill About Chemicals

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Chemistry sets seem to have fallen out of favor in recent years, but there's a movement to bring them back---or at least recapture some of the unstructured experimentation the old sets encouraged. The collection of vintage sets at the Chemical Heritage Foundation Museum in Philadelphia provides an interesting perspective on how public attitudes towards science shifted over the course of the 20th century.






Hatcheries May Be Wrecking Fishes’ Sense of Direction

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Salmon and ocean-going trout are famous for their ability to return to the streams of their birth after years at sea. Growing evidence suggests the fish use the earth's magnetic field to find their way home. That could be a problem for fish raised in hatcheries, according to a new study. It finds that common construction materials like iron and steel can throw off the fishes' navigation.






Photos of a Strange, Thriving Humanoid Robotics Movement

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 12:11
Here's a collection of photos that appear to capture robots in the throes of electronic existential crises.






Lax New Rules Will Make Kickstarter Huge—For Better or Worse

Gio, 05/06/2014 - 01:50
Cyril Ebersweller says Kickstarter is about to get bigger. On Monday, Kickstarter introduced a new, looser set of rules for launching projects on the popular crowdfunding site, and as someone who regularly donates funds to such projects, Ebersweller believes the rules will indeed lead to a broader range of Kickstarter campaigns and may spur larger […]






Marvel Finds a Doctor Strange Director as Ant-Man Finds More Trouble

Mer, 04/06/2014 - 23:46
Apparently Marvel Studios has located a director for a Doctor Strange movie, but the studio still hasn't found someone to helm Ant-Man.






Google’s Disaster Alerts Will Now Include Tweets From the Affected

Mer, 04/06/2014 - 22:28
A new data sharing agreement between Google and Twitter may indicate the two companies recognize their products work better together.






What Hollywood Can Teach Us About Escaping the Dreaded Time Loop

Mer, 04/06/2014 - 20:55
In Edge of Tomorrow, Cruise is merely the latest movie or television character to ride the flat circle of time 'round and 'round.






Fantastic Four Director to Helm New Stand-Alone Star Wars

Mer, 04/06/2014 - 20:08
From Chronicle to Coruscant? Not too shabby.






Airbus Used Its Best Employees as Guinea Pigs for Its New Plane

Mer, 04/06/2014 - 20:08
Airbus rewarded good workers with the chance to be the first to fly on the new A350 jet.