WIRED is where tomorrow is realized.

10259355 followers  •  432 follow  •    •  

When spring arrives and the chilly landscape defrosts, “overwintering” fires pop up from below—that’s why scientists call them zombie fires. Studies show they may proliferate in a warmer world.

“We created a full map of the Windows Hello facial recognition flow and saw that the most convenient for an attacker would be to pretend to be the camera, because the whole system is relying on this input.”

Researchers have developed a brain-controlled robotic arm that can give its user touch feedback—even if they're paralyzed

Folding phones are still the 3D TVs of the smartphone world: birthed with the intention of swiveling your head toward a product at a time when the market for that product has softened.

Netflix knows more about you than you think, and there’s not much you can do about it. Via @WIREDUK 

The Pixel 6 and the Pixel 6 Pro, which feature Google's Tensor Chip, are bigger, faster, and have a bunch of new camera modes. WIRED's Julian Chokkattu gives us a first look at the details: #Pixel6Launch 

Our reviewers tried dozens of bed-in-a-box mattresses to find that only one actually put them to sleep.

According to Worldcoin, the company was born out of a belief that cryptocurrency technology, if adopted at a global level, “would open social and economic doors for billions of people”—and that’s where UBI, or universal basic income, comes in.

We've tested a handful of laptop stands over the past year, and these are our favorites to help you improve your posture and productivity.

It's the perfect time to stock up for the holiday season. Best Buy is offering an Early Black Friday sale full of discounts on gear WIRED reviewers recommend.


Will @bts_bighit  come to your birthday party? Who joined BTS first? Can BTS cook? The Bangtan Boys answer all these questions and much, much more: #BTS_Butter  #PermissiontoDance  #BTSARMY 

People are suffering, people are dying, entire ecosystems are collapsing. We are in the beginning of a mass extinction and all you can talk about is money and fairytales of eternal economic growth.” Watch Greta Thunberg speak at the UN Monday morning.

ICYM - Have questions about K-Pop? @NCTsmtown_127  answers your Twitter questions: #NCT127  #NCT  #5th_anniversary_NCT127 

Who is the best dancer in @JYPETWICE ? What is the #TWICE  fanchant? Nayeon, Jeongyeon, Momo, Sana, Jihyo, Mina, Dahyun, Chaeyoung, and Tzuyu answer all these questions and more:

First, Atlas the robot backflipped. Then, it could do parkour. Now, this @BostonDynamics  machine can do a gymnastic routine. It's ... evolving ?

Who in @OfficialMonstaX  can speak English? How was MONTSA X formed? Find the answers in this week's Autocomplete interview:

After almost eight years of exclusivity with EA, Lucasfilm Games will be joining forces with Ubisoft to create an open-world Star Wars game. And that’s just the beginning.

tweet picture

It's a worrisome feedback loop: As the planet warms, permafrost begins to thaw. And when it does, microbes consume organic matter, releasing CO2 and methane into the atmosphere, leading to more warming, more thawing, and more carbon emissions.

Powerful photo series shows how Ebola workers get dressed, and puts a face to the bravery

tweet picture