APPLE IPHONE 12 REVIEW: SOLID, BUT DON'T BUY IT JUST FOR 5G

Apple's new iPhone makes a good upgrade if you're ready for your next phone.

APPLE IPHONE 12 PRO REVIEW: APPLE'S AWKWARD MIDDLE CHILD

Apple's $1,000 phone sits in the awkward spot of not quite being the best phone. Nevertheless, it offers compelling upgrades.

 
 
 

HOW VIDEO GAMES ARE SAVING THOSE WHO SERVED

Veterans with PTSD, anxiety, and other mental health challenges often find solace in gaming. Research shows it's helpful-and could...

CAN PLACEBOS WORK-EVEN WHEN PATIENTS KNOW THEY'RE FAKE?

Researchers showed that a saline spray “treatment” reduced people's emotional distress, even though the study subjects knew the spray...

 
 
 

PC GAMING DOESN'T HAVE TO BE MORE EXPENSIVE THAN CONSOLES

Don't buy into the myth: If you consider your options carefully, upgrading your desktop doesn't have to empty your wallet.

HOW ONLINE EXTREMISTS COULD INTERFERE WITH THE ELECTION

Far-right factions say they're willing to take action to keep President Trump in the White House. The question is whether those actions...

 
 
 

THE FATE OF GIG WORKERS IS IN THE HANDS OF CALIFORNIA VOTERS

A ballot measure would create a new classification for people who have been contractors. Uber and Lyft threaten to leave the state...

IT'S TIME TO TALK ABOUT COVID-19 AND SURFACES AGAIN

In the early days, we furiously scrubbed, afraid we could get sick from the virus lingering on objects and surfaces. What do we know...

 
 
 

IT'S TIME TO PICK CLASSES FOR THE 2073-74 SCHOOL YEAR!

Welcome back! Among the many courses offered this semester, students may elect to study essential climate-mitigation skills like underwater...

ANGRY NERD: STOP TURNING MY FAVORITE ANTIHEROES INTO HEROES

Attention Disney and Netflix: Leave Maleficent and Carmen Sandiego alone. My soul needs villains, those perpetrators of change.

 
 
 

PANIC'S PLAYDATE IS A RETRO-MODERN HANDHELD-GAMING DELIGHT

Don't be fooled by the old-school design, with springy buttons and a black-and-white screen. It's the Game Boy for the wireless, open-source...

MY ROOMBA HAS ACHIEVED ENLIGHTENMENT

To my robovac, hitting a doorjamb and cleaning with dispatch are one and the same. There is no success or failure-these concepts have...

 
 
 

WHAT AI COLLEGE EXAM PROCTORS ARE REALLY TEACHING OUR KIDS

Universities are digitally spying on students to make sure they don't cheat on online tests. A whole generation could be learning to...

3 GREAT GAMING CHAIRS FOR ANY BUDGET (2020)

With high backrests and generous adjustability, these thrones ease the physical strain of epic Doom Eternal sessions while also improving...

 
 
 

COMPANIES ARE RUSHING TO USE AI-BUT FEW SEE A PAYOFF

A study finds that only 11 percent of firms that have deployed artificial intelligence are reaping a “sizable” return on their investments.

BABIES MAY BE DRINKING MILLIONS OF MICROPLASTIC PARTICLES A DAY

Scientists discover that baby bottles shed up to 16 million bits of plastic per liter of fluid. What that means for infants' health,...

 
 
 

THE HAIR-RAISING, RECORD-SETTING RACE TO 331 MPH

Hang on to your stomach: In two thunderous dashes, supercar maker SSC set multiple production-car speed records.

THE 5 BEST PHOTO PRINTING SERVICES (2020): TIPS, RECOMMENDATIONS, AND MORE

Print memories you can hang on the wall, stash in your wallet, or just hold in your hand with our favorite online picks.

 
 
 

JOE BIDEN IS VERY OFFLINE-AND THAT'S OK

If the former veep wins, it won't be because he had an online meme army behind him. That's a good sign for American politics.

THE NEW SCIENCE OF WILDFIRE PREDICTION

On this week's Get WIRED podcast, writer Dan Duane dives into the inevitability of fires in the west and how better models would help...

 
 
 



Memphis poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing BLM shirts

Memphis poll worker fired for turning away voters wearing BLM shirts

A Memphis poll worker was reportedly fired after turning away early voters all because they were wearing “Black Lives Matter” and “I Can't Breathe” shirts. Read more ...

Melania Trump cancels rally appearance due to lingering COVID symptoms

Melania Trump cancels rally appearance due to lingering COVID symptoms

First Lady Melania Trump has canceled her appearance at a campaign stop in Pennsylvania on Tuesday night because she has lingering COVID-19 symptoms. Read more ...

Justice Dept. to file landmark antitrust case against Google

Justice Dept. to file landmark antitrust case against Google

The Justice Department is expected to file a lawsuit Tuesday alleging that Google has been abusing its online dominance in online search to stifle competition and harm... Read more ...

10 people have died after every resident of a Kansas nursing home got COVID-19

10 people have died after every resident of a Kansas nursing home got COVID-19

Nationwide, some 252,939 confirmed cases of coronavirus have been reported among nursing home residents, and more than 59,600 have died. Read more ...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying...

Authorities: Several charged in Florida for illegally trafficking flying squirrels

The international retail value of the poached flying squirrels is estimated to be more than $1 million. Read more ...

Why is Tua Tagovailoa starting? Dolphins bench Ryan Fitzpatrick for rookie...

Why is Tua Tagovailoa starting? Dolphins bench Ryan Fitzpatrick for rookie QB sooner than expected

The Dolphins will reportedly turn to Tua Tagovailoa as their starting quarterback in Week 8 against the Rams, benching Ryan Fitzpatrick in the process. Here's why that move... Read more ...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with...

Google is expected to counter the DOJ's historic antitrust lawsuit with claims that it's misunderstood and faces plenty of competition

Summary List Placement Google is gearing up for an antitrust battle that could revolutionize how tech giants function. On Tuesday, the United States Department of Justice filed... Read more ...

Breathtaking fall scenes from around the world

Breathtaking fall scenes from around the world

You may not be visiting these sites in person this year, but you can still enjoy these stunning images. Read more ...

Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

Deadline looms, but COVID relief deal may be far off

House Speaker Nancy Pelosi reported some progress in advance of a Tuesday deadline for reaching a pre-election deal with President Trump on a new coronavirus relief package... Read more ...

World Series DraftKings Picks: MLB DFS lineup advice for Game 1 Dodgers-Rays...

World Series DraftKings Picks: MLB DFS lineup advice for Game 1 Dodgers-Rays Showdown tournaments

The Dodgers and Rays get Game 1 of the World Series underway Tuesday night. We have DraftKings Showdown lineup picks and advice for the final MLB DFS opportunities of the 2020... Read more ...