It definitely wasn’t aliens in Antarctica.
Iwastheone shares a report from Space.com: The weird hexagon swirling around Saturn’s north pole is much taller than scientists had thought, a new study suggests. Researchers have generally regarded the 20,000-mile-wide (32,000 kilometers) hexagon — a jet stream composed of air moving at about 200 mph (320 km/h) — as a lower-atmosphere phenomenon, restricted to […]
Here’s a test that could keep future quantum technology from being hacked. The post The Bizarre Quantum Test That Could Keep Your Data Secure appeared first on WIRED.
Facebook’s new virtual reality app, Spaces, promises to make VR more personal, and more relatable, than it’s ever been. The post Facebook’s Bizarre VR App Is Exactly Why Zuck Bought Oculus appeared first on WIRED.
For 50 years, scientists have known that Wolbachia can cause sterility in mosquitoes and other insects. But now they finally understand exactly how it works. The post A Bizarre Bacteria Could Be the Key to Controlling Mosquitoes appeared first on WIRED.
The release of a peculiar drawing of a Pennsylvania food-mart robber turns into a big hairy deal on social media.
The early days of first person shooters like Quake and Unreal Tournament gave birth to one of the most unique types of video game AIs: the FPS bot. Within a few years time these mindless enemies became an institution. Then just as quickly as they arrived, they disappeared. Read more…
During a rally in Portland, Oregon, a bird perches on US presidential candidate Bernie Sanders’ podium and the crowd goes wild. People on Twitter rebrand the moment with meme tweets. Get it? Tweets?
David Coz worked in Google’s Paris office, but what he really wanted was a job at the mothership in Silicon Valley. Last spring, the French-born Coz turned up at Google headquarters in Mountain View hoping to chat about his latest project with anyone who would listen. “I came with my prototype and my luggage,” he […]