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19 awesome gifts under $50, from bacon soap to beer glasses
Can you -- and everyone else on the Internet -- guess how many coins are in this jar?
Regram @billy_sorrentino: VIDEO: Highlights from WIRED's December issue, guest-edited by Christopher Nolan. All portraits by the incredible @danwintersphoto, dimensional visualizations by @hugoandmarie, and comics by Randall Monroe and Sean Gordon Murphy! #WIRED #WIRED2212 #WIREDmagazine #interstell
These optical illusions prove that science is the ultimate trickster
Some of the oldest illusions use simple colors and shapes to trick our sense of scale, perspective, and even movements. Your eyes are constantly scanning an image, "like a twitchy digital camera continually autofocusing and adjusting the eye’s lens,” says Clive Gifford, who explains how your brain s
The XKCD guide to the universe's most bizarre physics
These incredible photos were taken at the exact opposite points on Earth
What time is it? Time for a new clock. Consider graduating from the clock radio on your nightstand to this 29.5-inch vintage bent-wood wall clock, created by the legendary designer George Nelson. More beautiful products in WIRED's annual Design|Life issue and (📷 Bryan Edwards)
An astronaut reveals what life in space is really like
The ugly battle over who really discovered the first Earth-like planet
Photos: The psychedelic customized big rigs of India
How do you photograph time? WIRED asked 24 photographers to take a photo at the exact same moment all around the world. Here: Nuuk, Greenland. 12:29 AM, Sept. 23. More in the December issue of WIRED and at #WIRED2212 (📷Mads Pihl)
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Mini-nukes, flying 'terminators,' and 8 more air weapons that will blow you away #WIREDClassic
The most stunning shot of Europa to date
Why Feminist Hacker Barbie is just what our little girls need
This wristband tracks your basketball skills and suggests shooting drills
By the time Christopher Nolan signed up to direct Interstellar and started rewriting its script, astrophysicist Kip Thorne had been working with Nolan’s brother Jonathan on getting his ideas onto film for years. When Chris and Thorne met, they quickly found common ground: Thorne wanted science in th
By 2030, billions will live in megacities. These ideas could make them more liveable
We all might be living in an infinite hologram
Harvard researchers have built a robot to teach kids to code - and it costs just $10
This adorably creepy gliding mammal is basically just a big flap of skin
This tiny engine could make leaf blowers sound less like jets
To see back in time, you need a massive telescope—one big enough to capture light from when the first galaxies were formed, 13.5 billion years ago. Astronomers are clamoring to see this light, so NASA is obliging them by building the James Webb Space Telescope. The Webb will operate 1 million miles
"Never Alone" is a harrowing journey into the folklore of Alaska natives. Review: