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Ridley Scott’s new HBO Max show struggles to determine if people and society are doomed.
Bogus booze has been infiltrating the market, so physicists found a way to test for authenticity while keeping the precious bottles sealed.
The successor to WIRED’s favorite earbuds, these comfortable, affordable wireless headphones are our new top pick.
Prop. 24 is designed to make the California Consumer Privacy Act stronger. Why do so many privacy advocates oppose it?
The first big US city to prohibit private businesses from using the technology reflects rising skepticism of new tools and concerns about fairness.
After more than a decade away, the author is back with 'Piranesi,' a way to communicate the incommunicable.
Instead of optimizing work, technology has created a nonstop barrage of notifications and interactions. Six months into a pandemic, it's worse than ever.
A trial in Greece shows a long-used tuberculosis vaccine may cut respiratory infections, raising hopes for similar protection against Covid-19.
Whether your kids are going to school or playing outside, you'll need comfortable face coverings. These are the ones my little monsters will tolerate.
So-called single sign-on options offer a lot of convenience. But they have downsides that a good old fashioned password manager doesn't.
The return of non-Covid respiratory illnesses is putting a new strain on testing supplies around the world—and is a preview of what’s in store for the US.
On this week’s podcast, the director of the upcoming 'Candyman' talks to WIRED writer Jason Parham about genre, social justice, and the future of going to the movies.
Mike Postle was on an epic winning streak at a California casino. Veronica Brill thought he had to be playing dirty. Let the chips fall where they may.
Virtual reality is more accessible than ever and these headsets can take you there, whether you want a standalone, room-scale, or PC-based experience.
Altering Earth’s geophysical environment is a moon shot—and it will be the only way to reverse the damage done. It’s time to take it more seriously.
Renormalization, a technique that helps bridge the big and the small, has become perhaps the single most important advance in theoretical physics in 50 years.
The latest update for your iPhone and iPad will make them safer than ever.
Shaving can cause razor burn and ingrown hairs. These alternative options might be better for your skin—and sanity.
Chinese consumers tap the fintech app to pay bills, order in restaurants, and book appointments. Now it’s preparing for an IPO that could value it at $200 billion.
An NYU team thinks it's finally unlocked the secret to how these mysterious landforms get their interesting shape.