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Sony Offers ‘The Interview’ Online For Rent Or Purchase Starting Today At 1 PM ET
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 Sony will be providing ‘The Interview’ online today for rental ($6) or purchase ($15) in a surprise move. Those looking to get it can head to SeeTheInterview.com, and the movie is set to go live starting today at 10 AM PT, or 1 PM ET. Sony is offering it in HD quality via Google Play, […]

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Europa's Ocean Chemistry Could Be Earth-Like
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An anonymous reader writes: Alien life in the universe could be close to home, swimming around Europa’s ocean. The idea has been floating around scientific minds for more than a decade: beneath the icy surface of the Jovian moon could slosh a deep, wide ocean with the perfect environment for life to develop. In new […]

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The Subversive and Cathartic Act of ‘Fancasting’ Movies
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Fancasting allows people to imagine a world where anyone can play any role. The post The Subversive and Cathartic Act of ‘Fancasting’ Movies appeared first on WIRED.

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Fellow Lawmakers: Let’s Read Real Science News, Not Breitbart
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Opinion: Rep. Eddie Bernice Johnson (D-Texas) argues that her fellow members of Congress should rely on peer-reviewed science, not partisan news. The post Fellow Lawmakers: Let’s Read Real Science News, Not Breitbart appeared first on WIRED.

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Health officials use new technology to track listeria illnesses linked to Blue …
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WASHINGTON — The government is relying on some new technology — as well as a bit of luck — to track an outbreak of life-threatening listeria linked to Blue Bell ice cream products. Texas-based Blue Bell Creameries recalled all its products this week …

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Gawker Pulls Post as New Media Enters Midlife Crisis Mode
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Gawker pulled a controversial post as the media company navigates a maturing Internet culture that demands higher standards and accountability. The post Gawker Pulls Post as New Media Enters Midlife Crisis Mode appeared first on WIRED.

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RIP John Glenn: First American in orbit – and later, the oldest, too
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Last of the Mercury 7 crew passes on Obit  John Glenn, America’s first man into orbit and the oldest person ever to make it into space, has died at the age of 95 after a short illness.…

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The Witness Release Date, Price and Specs – CNET
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The Witness is a game that you’d never expect. Here’s why it’s the perfect experience for nearly everyone.

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Russian Startup Livemap Lands $300K Grant For Its Motorcycle Helmet With Built-In Navigation
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 As we’re coming up on the next Consumer Electronics Show, I got an update from one of the companies that participated in TechCrunch’s Hardware Battlefield at the last CES — Russian startup Livemap. The Livemap team is working to create motorcycle helmets with voice control and GPS navigation directly in your field of vision — […]

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