Enlarge / Ferocious, right? (The lion Animoji in iOS 11.3.) (credit: Apple) It is well-known that physicists believe that studying physics makes you qualified to carry out research in every field of scientific endeavor. Hence, there are physics journals and papers devoted to all manner of topics, including evolution and population dynamics. In fact, the […]
On the heels of its groundbreaking foray into interactive storytelling with the choose-your-own-adventure style “Black Mirror” episode, Bandersnatch, Netflix will look to produce much more interactive entertainment, according to vice president of content, Todd Yellin. Speaking at the FICCI-Frames conference for Indian media and entertainment in Mumbai, Yellin said in a keynote that audiences could […]
Welcome back! The major news this week is set to be Apple's big iPhone showcase on Wednesday. We're expecting new phones, a new Apple Watch and possibly more from the company's fancy new HQ — and we'll be there to report on everything.
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Enlarge (credit: Jon Wade and James Moore) Part of our fascination with cold-and-dry Mars is its warm-and-wet past. What was Mars like when it had liquid water? Did any life swim in it? And where did the water go? The most obvious explanation for that last question is that Mars’ water slowly diffused into outer […]
An encrypted chat app called Confide has taken over Capitol Hill and the White House, but what will mean for transparency? The post Encryption Apps Help White House Staffers Leak—and Maybe Break the Law appeared first on WIRED.
So much for the ‘alien megastructure’ theories Tabby’s star – formally KIC 8462852 – has attracted a new and possibly-plausible explanation for its excess of twinkle: the remnants of a planet destroyed in a collision.…
After bouncing from city to city, it appears George Lucas’ museum will end up in LA. The post George Lucas’ Museum Finally (Maybe!) Lands in Los Angeles appeared first on WIRED.
Quitting Twitter is easy — I’ve done it a hundred times. Someone called it “a clown car that drove into a gold mine,” and like all clown cars, Twitter makes the passengers get out once in awhile. If I go back, it’s because I’m addicted. The tight news cycle, tweetstorms, gossip mongers, insight, argument, factoids, […]