Once pulled over, the two Amish men abandoned their buggy and made for the woods. They still haven’t come forward to claim their horse. [embedded content] A CBS Pittsburgh segment on the bizarre encounter. The Trumbull County Sheriff’s Department in Ohio witnessed something right out
“Spanish Stonehenge” revealed by drought, remains of Russian city sacked by Mongols uncovered, Civil War cannonballs found washed up on beach. Drought Uncovers ‘Spanish Stonehenge’ Hidden Underwater For Decades Ruben Ortega Martin/Raices de PeraledaThe Dolmen de Guadalperal, also known as the “Spanish Stonehenge,” has been
When scientists first discovered these remains of a teenage girl in 2010, they knew that the history of early humans was about to be rewritten. Now we know what the face of a Denisovan actually looked like. Maayan HarelAn artist’s rendering of the reconstructed face
Computer server management software is usually pretty boring. But when that software is sold to a federal agency that separates families and detains children, even esoteric technology can become the center of controversy. On Monday, activist Shanley Kane highlighted a contract between Seattle-based software company
If there was ever an outlier, it was Bill Gates. Netflix has just released a three-part documentary called Inside Bill’s Brain that, as the title promises, digs deep into the Microsoft cofounder’s cranium. Once ensconced, we find him as unusual as we expected. His brain,
They don’t speak to or interact with you until you break the rules; in fact, they often cover their faces as they pass oncoming cars. Their function, for the most part, seems to be to act so scary that you don’t consider breaking the rules.
Under the new system, YouTube maintains that verification is still not an endorsement of content but simply a reflection of notoriety and the strength of a brand, which is the squishiest bit of squishy subjectivity. After some mild badgering, YouTube clarified that the determination of
Archaeologists were prepping the ancient talayot site to be opened as a museum when they found the invaluable artifact that they believe was deliberately left there as a ceremonial offering. Diario de MallorcaThe sword was found by archaeologists at the Talaiot del Serral de ses
Welcome to a special legal-eagle edition of Replay, where we’re running down the biggest (and most interesting) stories in games from the past week that don’t involve Apple Arcade, which we’ve covered elsewhere. Cue the Law & Order transition sound effect … now. A Major
Thousands of workers from Amazon, Twitter, Google, Microsoft, Facebook, Square, and other tech companies are expected to walk out today as part of a worldwide climate change strike led by 16-year-old activist Greta Thunberg. After Amazon workers announced they were joining the demonstration last week,
Teens are leading an unprecedented worldwide climate strike, a slap at Huawei could put us all in danger, and Amazon is supercharging an electric vehicle startup. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less. Want to receive this two-minute roundup as
The House antitrust subcommittee investigating Silicon Valley has already received plenty of tips from workers at tech firms, large and small, according to its chair, Representative David Cicilline (D-Rhode Island). “There’s a lot of information that we’ve been gathering that people have shared with the
But there was also … the young woman. Mostly silent, close at Searle’s side, she’d been brought to the conference by Searle. He identified her as a student. She told me she was working on a project on fear and anxiety. She was in her
Illustration: Rhett Allain As you can see, each of these objects has three forces acting on it—two vertical forces and one horizontal force. The vertical forces aren’t that important here. For the dog, there is its downward weight (Wd) and the upward “normal” force from
Apple gives users 5 GB of iCloud storage for free, but that’s probably not enough to cover all of your data. You can buy more storage, but it adds up pretty fast. For data-heavy users, there’s a better way, and you can do it for
You may not realize it, but when you send a spit-filled tube off to a lab that’s going to analyze your DNA, you’re linking the most unique identifier possible (your gene sequence) to other sensitive personal information, like your name, home address, and credit card
Apple has completed its annual refresh of the iPhone lineup. Its iPhone 11 models look the same as last year’s iPhones, but they do have some camera upgrades, and they can perform a few new tricks. The WIRED Gear team is here to help you
Tuesday, September 17, 2019. By Drew Dernavich, with cartooncollections.com. Drones are going to fill the skies, transforming entire industries for the better—and worse. Here’s the complete WIRED guide to these tiny fliers. Monday, September 16, 2019. By Lars Kenseth, with cartooncollections.com. Early internet scholars bemoaned
You and I have the unfortunate honor of facing down a crisis the likes of which our species has never before seen. Rapid climate change of our own making is transforming every bit of ocean and land, imperiling organisms clear across the tree of life.
Apple’s latest iPhones are here. There are three new iPhones to choose from: the iPhone 11 Pro Max, the smaller iPhone 11 Pro, and the standard iPhone 11. If you’re wondering which one is right for you and where to buy them, look no further.
Ad Astra is a lonely movie. Set predominantly in space—on the Moon, Mars, and ships—it’s an isolating foray into the mind of a man so adept at controlling his emotions he doesn’t mind weeks of solitary confinement in the cosmos. What’s even more bleak is
“Who’s so stupid to steal a toilet?” the toilet’s creator pondered before remembering that his piece was made out of solid gold. Tom Lindboe via Blenheim Art FoundationThe gold toilet was an art piece made out of 18-karat gold with an estimated value of $6
While most people seemed unbothered, even amused, by the prayer, one assembly member turned his back, while several refused to take off their hats. [embedded content] Barrett Fletcher’s invocation, courtesy of The Alaska Landmine. Fortunately for the Church of The Flying Spaghetti Monster (FSM), religious
Computer viruses, malware, and other cybersecurity threats are a global problem. But politics are intruding on the global response. The cybersecurity organization Forum of Incident Response and Security Teams (First) confirmed Wednesday that it suspended Huawei’s membership due to US sanctions against the company. The