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Mercedes-Benz's $2.8 Million Project One Hypercar Gets Huge Power From a Tiny Engine
The engineering lift behind the mysterious Project One.
Tim Allen's Question About Apes Tops this Week's News Roundup
The comedian's Twitter inquiry had a lot of people ready to tell him a thing or two.
Cord-Cutting Still Doesn't Beat the Cable Bundle
Cord-cutting is not cheap or easy, and there's not much hope of improvement on either front any time soon.
Wow, 'Terminator 2' in 3-D Is a Bad Idea
Twenty-six years later, the ultimate action flick is back in multiplexes—but did it need to be baaaaack?
Google Culture Should Stay Open
A veteran of Google’s communications team argues for preserving the famous Google culture of debate—even after a controversial firing.
The Most Extreme Way to Watch the Eclipse? Chase It in a Jet
Some eclipse aficionados are skipping the traffic and meeting the eclipse more or less half way—from the air.
Heading Back to School? Download These Study Apps for Android and iOS
These great apps can help keep you on track in school.
Would It Be Better If Men Couldn't Vote?
John Kessel's latest novel imagines a world where men are given everything—except suffrage.
Charlottesville, HBO Hacks, and More Security News This Week
Charlottesville, HBO hacks, and more of the week's top security news.
Yellowstone Supervolcano Could Power Electric Cars of the Future
With car manufacturers and technology companies making more battery-powered devices, lithium is becoming an ever-more precious metal.
Bang & Olufsen's Beosound Shape Speakers Create a Beautiful Wall of Sound
The BeoSound Shape is assembled from three flavors of hexagonal tiles, all of them covered in pretty fabric.
Trump Administration Elevates US Cyber Command
By elevating Cyber Command, the Trump administration signals just how important cyber warfare has become.
"Change is Good" Book Excerpt: WIRED Cofounder Louis Rossetto’s New Novel Parties Like It’s 1998
WIRED cofounder Louis Rossetto has written a novel, "Change Is Good," that captures the optimism, greed, fervor, and madness of the dotcom era. An excerpt.
Space Photos of the Week: Neighboring Galaxies Got a Star Factory Going
A jellyfish galaxy with a supermassive black hole, Jupiter's many clouds, and stunning views of Titan this week in space.
Yes, Expose the Neo-Nazis. Then Recruit Them Back to Humanity
Opinion: White supremacists should be stopped with education, not doxxing.
Bacteria May Rig Their DNA to Speed Up Evolution
If DNA repair makes useful mutations more likely, it could accelerate cells’ adaptations to harsh environments.
The Solar Eclipse Is Coming—Here's Exactly When It'll Happen
In advance of next week's solar eclipse, Stephen Wolfram explains how many millennia of computation have led us exactly to this point.
Gadget Lab Podcast: Essential Wants to Get Into Your Pocket—and Your Smart Home
This week's podcast is all about the Essential Android phone.
Explore the Moon Using Augmented Reality
The sun's getting a lot of the spotlight these days. It's time to give the moon its due.
Does the Star Wars Franchise Really Need an Obi-Wan Kenobi Movie?
The next Star Wars anthology movie will reportedly focus on Obi-Wan Kenobi. That's cool, but isn't it time for a film about a less well-known character?