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Climate Grief Is Burning Across the American West

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:00
Climate change is making wildfires bigger, fiercer, and deadlier, fueling a new kind of despair on the West Coast—and beyond.
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Voting Machines Suck. This Pair Has a Plan to Fix Them

Mon, 09/14/2020 - 11:00
On this week’s Get WIRED podcast, we tell the story of how a computer science professor and a Texas county clerk teamed up to make our elections more secure.
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Knife Aid Review: A Decent, but Not Great, Mail-in Sharpening Service

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 13:00
This mail-in knife-sharpening service is a great convenience, but the quality of its work doesn't always make the cut.
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Skin Care and Makeup Get the High-Tech Treatment

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 13:00
Allure and WIRED teamed up to create this guide to the technology transforming beauty and wellness.
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Governments Shouldn’t Choose the News in Your Feed

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 13:00
A proposed law in Australia would force Facebook and Google to pay news publishers for their content—and create a state-sponsored media regime.
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Mathematicians Open a New Front on an Ancient Number Problem

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 12:00
For millennia, many have wondered whether odd perfect numbers exist. Insight could come from studying the next best things.
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Traeger Ironwood 650 Review: Easy Grilling

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 11:00
If you want to become a pitmaster without leaving the couch, this Wi-Fi-powered electric pellet smoker and app can help.
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The Safest Ways to Log In to Your Computer

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 11:00
Passwords, keyfobs, fingerprints—there are lots of ways to gain access to your laptop or desktop. Here are the best and most secure.
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Everyone Wants to Crack Down on China—Except Silicon Valley

Sun, 09/13/2020 - 11:00
Many Democrats agree with Trump on curbing the country’s influence. But a Biden administration, influenced by tech, may strike a different tone.
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8 Best Portable Grills (2020): Charcoal, Propane, Electric, Infrared

Sat, 09/12/2020 - 13:00
We barbecued for weeks to find the right charcoal and propane gas grills for your home or that you can lug to the beach, park, or campsite.
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Hackers Target Porn Site Visitors Using Flash and Internet Explorer

Sat, 09/12/2020 - 13:00
Plus: Ransomware holds up schools, Zoom adds two-factor, and more of the week's top security news.
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Asbestos Removal Is a Hard Job, but Covid-19 Makes It Harder

Sat, 09/12/2020 - 12:00
Getting rid of asbestos is good for public health, but it’s risky for abatement workers, whose occupational risks make them vulnerable to Covid-19 complications.
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What to Expect From Tuesday's Apple Event

Sat, 09/12/2020 - 11:00
Apple Watches, iPads, some secret surprises, and a reel of slickly produced videos to drive it all home. Just like old times … sort of.
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14 Best Weekend Deals: Computer Peripherals, Audio Gear, and More

Sat, 09/12/2020 - 11:00
With sales on monitors, headphones, and surround-sound speakers, we've rounded up gadgets that can help you hibernate inside until spring.
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The 20-Year Hunt for the Man Behind the Love Bug Virus

Sat, 09/12/2020 - 11:00
For two decades, Onel de Guzman has been suspected of unleashing the groundbreaking virus. But he's never confessed to anything—until now.
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Google's Autocomplete Ban on Politics Has Some Glitches

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 21:29
The search giant tweaks its algorithm after WIRED finds it would suggest “Donate Biden,” but not “Donate Trump.”
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Hulu's New Comedy 'Woke' Is Perfectly Absurd

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 20:34
The show, starring Lamorne Morris, is just too weird to ever feel preachy. Phew.
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How Does a Sturgis Motorcycle Rally-Sized Crowd Affect Covid? It's Complicated

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 16:22
That paper on the South Dakota motorcycle rally had flaws, but it's not useless. And it shows the US needs better data collection.
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It's Not Easy Being a BookTuber

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 16:00
Daniel Greene, who makes a living through his YouTube channel, recently started a podcast. It's a respite from the video sites analytics.
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Vintage Electric Roadster Review: An Ebike That Offers Pure Joy

Fri, 09/11/2020 - 13:00
This café-racer-inspired ebike is an incredible ride, but it’s more than a touch expensive for these trying times.
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