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You may think you know your online friends, but check your feed: some of them might be partisan, paid nanoinfluence… https://t.co/1z8xzqQsZgA group of experts is trying to remind the public that extreme temperatures aren’t just an excuse to go to the beac… https://t.co/8vCiYGb6uAATM hackers are getting better, but cash machines are staying the same. https://t.co/2f156BzLp3Need a mug to keep coffee warm for more than 30 minutes? How about a videogame to help you relax? We've found plent… https://t.co/emV1stLrGNGood morning, California. Stay safe out there today. https://t.co/f0V7mX9cX4If you thought exams were bad before, wait until the machines hand you your grade. (via @WIREDUK) https://t.co/xyq07KhuqcWhen Mark Zuckerberg first started Facebook, his business card read “I’m CEO … bitch.” Read the wild story of Faceb… https://t.co/8F816ht2TcYou're looking at a 5,700-year-old piece of gum. Nearly six millennia ago, in what is now southern Denmark, a woman… https://t.co/o0D3WzDWirDoes a strong password protect you from hackers? Will encryption keep your data safe? Cybersecurity expert… https://t.co/X0d0E04QytAt some 0.000003 inches across, the novel coronavirus evades the naked eye. Luckily for us, virologists have a tool… https://t.co/rXeKIpmP9wDuring one 22-month period of World War II, the Air Force reported an astounding 457 crashes. In the attempt to fin… https://t.co/GoztAaukPsThinking of getting Samsung's new bean-shaped earbuds? We tested them out. They're quirky, innovative, and surprisi… https://t.co/yWYMFAtdF2Still sheltering in place? Good. Reward yourself with one of these shows. https://t.co/PDGzHTFu9LFrom best overall to best with a smart display, we've tested and ranked the top smart speakers money can buy https://t.co/gMTRaUYvS0For years, Sonos has made it onto our list of the best soundbars. The Arc is no exception. https://t.co/ERlIvqp62nLooking to head out into the great outdoors? We found the best recommendations for: 🏕️ tents 👟 shoes 💡 lights 🍳 coo… https://t.co/ZceK25IAZkMany of these particles end up getting dumped into rivers and oceans, where they’re embedding in animals and swirli… https://t.co/SCF3R09bh5As if you didn't need another excuse to avoid meetings. https://t.co/oO9FG20QnnPeter Jackson's Hobbit trilogy is too long, the Rankin/Bass cartoon from the 1970s is too short. The proper length… https://t.co/nzSIMJFx5RHave questions about cutting your hair, achieving zen, or just switching off? Ask us in the comments in… https://t.co/xpCGJW5IhsRain so heavy you can't see more than a few feet ahead. Winds so fierce they could shear a tree in half. Derechos… https://t.co/jusF3lZDnQ
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8/15
2020
When it comes to pop culture, there's not a more 2020 sentence than “comedian who went viral mocking President Trum… https://t.co/DKunLwQ2wCIt appears that Ellen DeGeneres, Tom Hanks, and Oprah Winfrey have all become targets of rumors from the right-wing… https://t.co/HlmCWBdeNpI had the honor of coming on the @GadgetLab podcast again this week and speaking with @snackfight about the Microso… https://t.co/fm3fnrztug
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8/14
2020
'Cosmic Consciousness' is technically one painting, but actually it's more like four. You see one thing under norma… https://t.co/ny8l3VREET"We kept thinking the government would do it, and they haven’t done anything." My report (+ analysis) on the Big La… https://t.co/VWcm7tNp6z
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Retweeted by WIREDAlleging Apple’s grip over the iOS market is “unreasonable and unlawful,” Epic Games launched a spear at Apple’s ga… https://t.co/AjnfmIkYI9Opinion: "Educating girls empowers them to make meaningful contributions to society. Contributions that help everyo… https://t.co/i7uLJHfnnXThe Justice Department has announced that it has seized hundreds of bitcoin and ethereum accounts, millions of doll… https://t.co/WQ9B7fezUHOpinion: If used to track community-level trends, not just individual exposures, contact tracing apps could liberat… https://t.co/4eaiNHcgdgParasites are bad news for both people and animals, the thinking goes, because they weaken the body or transmit dis… https://t.co/R15Oq1AjDCAs the cofounder of a social media campaign called Sleeping Giants, Nandini Jammi had perfected the art of pressuri… https://t.co/UlHPmlchAEAre Samsung's “bean buds” truly innovative? Or are they just an outlandish design concept somehow gone mainstream? https://t.co/alTGgb87okIf you're preparing for yet another round of homeschooling, we've identified a few ways to make this school year su… https://t.co/svqjmX2zHu
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Retweeted by WIREDAdobe's photo-editing flagship Photoshop is so successful that the brand is a synonym for digital fakery. Later thi… https://t.co/6HvyH2cVQyThe US government thinks the military could help whip the country’s 5G industry into shape—by turning US military b… https://t.co/5Q3NMjw3K3Smart-assistant devices have had their share of privacy missteps, but they're generally considered safe enough. New… https://t.co/2dgSnTSHWxThis fall, thousands will show up to vote only to find out they’ve been purged. One Ohio man with lots of cats is o… https://t.co/mN5lO7sCpPA few years ago, Apple and Google starting assigning phones an "ad ID" for digital trackers. Here's how to reset yo… https://t.co/hG2608wz9hDo you have a hard time building a simple paper airplane? Using manila folders, this guy built a Boeing 777 with ov… https://t.co/lMZqOQAHhbWhen it comes to blocking germs, not all cloth masks are created equal. A new, low-cost testing device (complete wi… https://t.co/Qll9VPjnpaScarred by trauma and devoted to Donald Trump, a man began mailing explosives to the president’s critics on the eve… https://t.co/AIYDqSfyOqDark patterns show up all over the web, nudging people to subscribe to newsletters, add items to their carts, or si… https://t.co/29ttGGZ3vCStop the guessing. We put together a guide on everything you should know about AI. https://t.co/cqr15037TrThe urge to change your appearance might be a desire to change the one thing about your situation that’s actually c… https://t.co/JoY4p9o6AGAstronomers have used the iconic Arecibo radio telescope in Puerto Rico to study the cosmos since 1963. But a cable… https://t.co/B7a4BVTY65Using public Wi-Fi? Here's how to minimize your risk. https://t.co/nu8kPBwPxIIf you're preparing for yet another round of homeschooling, we've identified a few ways to make this school year su… https://t.co/0yGTH5IoCEThe Cannondale Quick Neo SL 1 is a fun, speedy, and sometimes confusing electric ride. The WIRED Review: https://t.co/3Iwe2beRnYThirty years ago, Cliff Stoll published The Cuckoo's Egg, a book about his cat-and-mouse game with a KGB-sponsored… https://t.co/79S91oUIPmIf you've had a hard time nabbing a webcam at a stomachable price, there are work-arounds. One option: Professional… https://t.co/NLTCjgB6EE
8/13
2020
Utility companies have been finding bird carcasses littering the ground at their facilities for years, a strange an… https://t.co/qYFGh7btBgSure enough, the last 24 hours have been some of the most successful in democratic grassroots fundraising history,… https://t.co/eX14AHQKGb
Retweeted by WIREDGoogle is going to build what it calls "the world’s largest earthquake-detection network" by rolling earthquake det… https://t.co/L1dGyJQLprSo, we need to talk about that neck gaiter study. Specifically, what it showed: a cool, low-cost way to measure i… https://t.co/zS2ZKAhViE
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Retweeted by WIREDRemote learning is here to stay, so we spoke to several edtech experts about identifying possible obstacles and aim… https://t.co/dr7UMaJllSIn July, Wikipedia decided Fox News could no longer be considered a "generally reliable" source on science and poli… https://t.co/Tbd9O6OIFJ
Retweeted by WIREDICYMI, our chill vibes and good times Twitch show launches this afternoon! Come with questions! Or memes, whateve… https://t.co/TVzExa9WqJ
Retweeted by WIREDGame Therapy goes live TODAY on Twitch. Have any burning questions for @halophoenix? Join us at 5pm EST/ 2pm PST on… https://t.co/AJ12An7zhz(To make it easier to ask questions—this week I'm focusing on what exactly Portia de Rossi meant when she posted… https://t.co/JBE1usDnHW
Retweeted by WIREDIn October 2018, suspicious packages were sent to George Soros, Hillary Clinton, and the CNN mail room. By the time… https://t.co/7QMNLLddBkEarly Monday morning, a cable suspended over the Arecibo Telescope in Puerto Rico broke, leaving a 100-foot-long ga… https://t.co/5CLu3IzZth
8/12
2020

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