KEEP AN EYE ON FIDO FROM AFAR WITH THESE PET CAMERAS

These cameras let you check up on your dog or cat-and feed them treats-over the internet.

HE MADE A VIRAL BERNIE MEME SITE. NOW HE HAS TO KEEP IT GOING

Nick Sawhney's “Bernie Sits" puts Sanders anywhere on Google Street View.

 
 
 

IS THIS A FOSSILIZED LAIR OF THE DREADED BOBBIT WORM?

Scientists say they've got 20-million-year-old evidence of giant worms that hunted in pretty much the most nightmarish way possible.

THE US REJOINS THE PARIS CLIMATE ACCORD. WILL IT MATTER?

Biden's first-day actions signal that he's serious about global warming. But he's got to make up for four years of lost time.

 
 
 

THIS CHINESE LAB IS AIMING FOR BIG AI BREAKTHROUGHS

China produces as many artificial intelligence researchers as the US, but it lags in key fields like machine learning. The government...

HOW ONE RABBI USES ROLEPLAYING GAMES TO BUILD COMMUNITY

Spirituality is only one tool in this community leader's toolkit for bringing people closer together. Character sheets are another.

 
 
 

PARLER FINDS A REPRIEVE IN RUSSIA-BUT NOT A SOLUTION

The far-right platform still hasn't found a US-based home. Where it lands could have serious consequences for its users' privacy.

A SITE PUBLISHED EVERY FACE FROM PARLER'S CAPITOL RIOT VIDEOS

Faces of the Riot used open source software to detect, extract, and deduplicate every face from the 827 videos taken from the insurrection...

 
 
 

WIRED'S PICKS FOR THE 10 BOOKS YOU HAVE TO READ THIS WINTER

It's cold and you're probably still quarantined. Time to get reading. Start with these tales of reimagined histories and cloned partners.

SOCIAL MEDIA BANS ARE REALLY, ACTUALLY, SHOCKINGLY COMMON

Booting Trump didn't set a precedent. From Yelp to Uber to Airbnb, platforms regularly ban users and content, but too often behind...

 
 
 

VAPING WON'T KEEP YOUNG PEOPLE FROM SMOKING CIGARETTES LATER

It won't prevent teens from later becoming smokers. But some health experts say that focusing on the risk of addicting new smokers...

PALANTIR'S GOD'S-EYE VIEW OF AFGHANISTAN

The company's software can sift through enormous amounts of data, and those metrics can be used to make life-or-death decisions.

 
 
 

BIDEN'S COVID PLAN WILL DEFINE HIS PRESIDENCY

It's not just about the pandemic. How the new administration handles Covid-19 will be a test of every one of its policies-and its values.

THE LEGEND OF ZELDA, 'DINKY,' AND A BRIDGE TO MY DAUGHTER

This winter, I'm lighting a new fire in old Hyrule with my five-year-old.

 
 
 

YOUR BODY, YOUR SELF, YOUR SURGEON, HIS INSTAGRAM

Social media gave the Real Dr. 6ix a stage on which to show off liposuctions and breast lifts. But when cosmetic surgery becomes entertainment,...

NASA IS TRAINING AN AI TO DETECT FRESH CRATERS ON MARS

An algorithm discovered dozens of Martian craters. It's a promising remote method for exploring our solar system and understanding...

 
 
 

THE SOLARWINDS HACKERS USED TACTICS OTHER GROUPS WILL COPY

The supply chain threat was just the beginning.

THE ONGOING COLLAPSE OF THE WORLD'S AQUIFERS

When humans over-exploit underground water supplies, the ground collapses like a huge empty water bottles. It's called subsidence,...

 
 
 

HOW TO BUST YOUR SPOTIFY FEEDBACK LOOP AND FIND NEW MUSIC

Does the algorithm know you too well? Here's how to shake up your recommendations for a more varied listening experience.

WHAT YOU LOSE WHEN YOU TURN INTO AN ANIMAL

In Pixar's new film, Soul, the protagonist wakes up in the body of a cat. It's a common enough trope-but it gets messier the more you...

 
 
 



7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to...

7 Democratic senators call for ethics probe into Cruz and Hawley to determine whether their electoral college objections contributed to the Capitol siege

Summary List Placement Seven Democratic senators have called for an ethics probe into Republican Sens. Josh Hawley and Ted Cruz over their objections to the Electoral College... Read more ...

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

Biden Cabinet: Buttigieg urges big funds for Transportation

During a Thursday hearing, Pete Buttigieg suggested that the Department of Transportation could help in rebuilding the economy. Read more ...

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

President Biden halts new oil and gas leases, permits on US land and water

The Biden administration has suspended new oil and gas leasing and drilling permits on U.S. land and water for 60 days. Read more ...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the...

COVID-19 timeline: It's been one year since the first announced case in the United States

It's been one year since COVID-19 was first detected in the United States. Here's a list of several key dates and events relating to the pandemic since then. Read more ...

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle tests positive for COVID-19, cancels shows

Dave Chappelle has reportedly tested positive for the coronavirus - causing the comedian, for a second time, to nix scheduled shows because of the bug. Chappelle has not yet... Read more ...

Dolly Parton's younger brother Randy dies from cancer at age 67

Dolly Parton's younger brother Randy dies from cancer at age 67

Randy Parton, brother of renowned county singer Dolly Parton, lost his battle with cancer on Thursday. Read more ...

NBA trade rumors: Cavaliers to send Kevin Porter Jr. to Rockets following...

NBA trade rumors: Cavaliers to send Kevin Porter Jr. to Rockets following outburst

Cleveland decided to move on from the second-year player after his reported locker room meltdown. Read more ...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement...

Who is Nick Sirianni? Meet the Eagles' new head coach, an ideal replacement for Doug Pederson

The former Colts offensive coordinator may not have seemed like an obvious hire, but there are many reasons to think he's an ideal hire fit to replace Doug Pederson in... Read more ...

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

McConnell Wants to Delay Trump's Impeachment Trial

Senate Minority Leader Mitch McConnell is in no hurry for the Senate impeachment trial of former President Trump to begin. He's told Democrats he wants the trial to begin... Read more ...

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier purse, salaries: How much money will they...

Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier purse, salaries: How much money will they make at UFC 257?

Here's a complete look at the purse and salaries for the highly anticipated Conor McGregor vs. Dustin Poirier fight at UFC 257. Read more ...