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Joe Biden's Got Jokes: One Night, Five Punchlines - ABC News
Few politicians pack the same entertaining punch as Vice President Joe Biden. He tends to cause a stir in the Twittersphere with his one-lin
‘Hey Ricky!’: Rick Perry and Rick Santorum Bro-Out at CPAC - ABC News
It isn’t something you see every day: Two potential 2016 contenders bro-ing out. But it happened Friday when former Texas Governor Rick Perr
Samsung's Smart TV 'surveillance' prompts FTC complaint
US Senator Al Franken started probing this month into the voice recognition technologies of Samsung and LG TVs
FedEx Refuses to Ship a Digital Mill That Can Make Untraceable Guns | WIRED
The new generation of “maker” tools like 3-D printers and milling machines promises to let anyone make virtually anything—from prosthetic li
How Designers Are Reinventing Trauma Care to Save Soldiers' Lives | WIRED
Trauma bays and operating rooms are designed to run as smoothly as possible, but inefficiencies still plague the system.
Special Ops Uniform Will Transform Commandos Into an Iron Man Army | WIRED
Army researchers are developing an advanced military uniform that would turn a special ops commando into Iron Man.
Out in the Open: The Site That Teaches You to Code Well Enough to Get a ...
Wanna be a programmer? That shouldn’t be too hard. You can sign-up for an iterative online tutorial at a site like Codecademy or Treehouse.
The Shadow Internet That's 100 Times Faster Than Google Fiber | WIRED
When Google chief financial officer Patrick Pichette said the tech giant might bring 10 gigabits per second internet connections to American
Strategic Defense: Military Uses of the Moon & Asteroids (1983) | WIRED
On the evening of 23 March 1983, President Ronald Reagan addressed the people of the United States from the Oval Office. Citing aggressive m
BMW Has Finally Made a Gorgeous Bike That'll Appeal to Young Riders | WIRED
BMW motorcycles have long been considered chariots for gray-haired commuters and intrepid adventure riders. Yes, the company makes the occas
Don't Jump Out of a Window Into Snow. But if You Do... | WIRED
The great Boston Snow Jump Challenge of 2015. Jumping out of a window into piles of snow isn't so smart but it is possible. How deep does th
How to Keep the NSA From Spying Through Your Webcam | WIRED
Spy tools, whether designed by intelligence agencies, cyber crooks or internet creeps, can turn your camera on without illuminating the indi
With This Tiny Box, You Can Anonymize Everything You Do Online | WIRED
Editors’ note: Updated below with clarifications about Germar’s claims of Anonabox using “custom” hardware. No tool in existence protects yo
Two Dudes Prove How Easy It Is to Hack ATMs for Free Cash | WIRED
When a small-time Tennessee restaurateur named Khaled Abdel Fattah was running short of cash he went to an ATM. Actually, according to feder
The Navy's New Robot Looks and Swims Just Like a Shark | WIRED
The Navy’s new underwater drone is designed to look and swim like a real fish.
Sony Got Hacked Hard: What We Know and Don't Know So Far | WIRED
A week into the Sony hack, however, there is a lot of rampant speculation but few solid facts. Here’s a look at what we do and don’t know ab
The Massive Work That Goes Into Remodeling an Old Aircraft Carrier | WIRED
Aircraft carriers are complicated. They’re floating cities and mobile airbases, housing thousands of sailors and airmen, tens of aircraft, m
Boston Is Partnering With Waze to Make Its Roads Less of a Nightmare | W...
Boston is working with Waze to help drivers untangle its famously tangled streets.
Absurd Creature of the Week: The Tough-as-Hell Antarctic Fish With Antif...
Last week I wrote about a snail with an iron-plated shell that lives around deep-sea hydrothermal vents, where the water tops 750 degrees F
Realistic CG Renderings That Let You Explore Secret Government Sites | W...
A brilliant bit of subversion.