Why humpback whales rescue seals and why volunteering for beach cleanups improves your health.
Some people spend their vacations lounging by the pool. These crazy fools head to the mountains of Norway and jump right off of them.
In a 20-minute call with Digg, Cantwell said his social accounts have been deleted and that he's received death threats.
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Ah, that tender young age when you have no idea what's happening, but you swear you had a cracker two seconds ago.
If you're going to steal some fancy technology, maybe, uhhh, pick something that doesn't record video of you and send it to the owner's phone?
"For a seven-year-old, I've had a good run. Might as well call it quits now."
"I’m aware of the defendant and I hate him."
For centuries, humanity's dead bodies have been either buried or cremated. Now, a growing movement is advocating for a cleaner, more sensitive alternative.
You know those little pings and clangs that keep you awake at night? Well, when mixed and remixed they sound like an operatic space banger.
Are health trackers imparting a permanent psycho-awareness of our bodies?
Why the industry’s double gender gap matters.
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Strange, soothing—whatever you call it, millions of young women all over the world have been watching it, making it, and raking in money from it this year.
Once a year, kids from around the world gather to compete at high-speed spreadsheets.
Each state (plus Washington DC) as represented by a single movie. Did your home state get a bonafide classic or a dreadful dud?
Fashion has long embraced "Peanuts" — but in 2017, the gang is everywhere.
The story of the most flagrant mistake in the modern history of sports journalism begins with a 21-year-old editor. His name is Kris Freeman.
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There's no longer any avoiding the question. We all know now just how dangerous the game can be. So, do you let your kid risk it all — his health, his brain — just because he wants to play?
Studies of infants at risk for autism have not yielded a test to predict who will eventually be diagnosed. But they have transformed our understanding of the condition.
You've probably had a leg cramp before. You probably haven't had one like this.
To put Trump's comments in context, read these seven pieces of reporting, commentary and analysis.
In Germany and the Netherlands, the majority of women seeking hymenoplasty are young Muslim women. We speak to doctors about the rising demand for the controversial procedure.
If you could go back in time and show this video to every person who tried to strap wings on their arms and flap their way to human flight, they'd be very, very embarrassed.
Souad Mekhennet’s thrilling tale of late-night rendezvous, burner phones, and secret codes — and her quest to reveal the man in black.
In 1961, the Soviet Union tested a nuclear bomb so powerful that it would have been too big to use in war. And it had far-reaching effects of a very different kind.
Forget what you've heard: anchors aren't actually responsible for holding a boat in place.
From rooftop dog parks to machine learning elevators, WIRED gets rare access to Amazon's offices in Seattle
It seems hard to imagine that, just a century ago, it was rare and expensive. But over the course of the 20th century, both chickens and the chicken industry exploded in size. Much of that growth can be attributed to antibiotics.
On Wednesday, two more CEOs left Trump's manufacturing council, and his business council decided to disband and condemn Trump. Trump announced his decision to dissolve both councils shortly afterward.
Investigators in Washington have tried for decades to identify a teenage girl who was brutally killed near a lake. They might finally succeed with genealogy websites.
Scientists have found a way to measure if people intuitively know what ape gestures mean.
Synesthesia is a puzzling concept to learn about if you don't have it, because it involves imagining a completely new way to perceive stimuli. But synesthete musician Adam Neely does a solid job of laying it out in black and white.
A (satirical) design framework for Brutalist UX offers a "new type of experience based on neglect."
It's a Friday afternoon on a perfect summer day, and you're ready to escape the city. Just how fast could you get out? If you picked up your keys and hit the road, here's where you could end up.
All the Trump news you need to read today.
An little-known underground tram system serves as the unlikely backdrop to today’s Capitol Hill tumult.
Mohamad, my hacker, had an air of desperation about him. When he got emails in English announcing that he was a lottery winner, or promising him access to a fat bank account, he asked me to translate them word for word.
The beer Olympics are dead. Welcome to the beer Masters.
Fat, thin, over-eating, under-eating. Lindsay Hunter’s relationship with food, weight, and body image has been consistently complicated.
Just like national parks, marine sanctuaries aim to protect the flora and fauna. Now, those protections are coming under question.
We have to say, the driver's quick-thinking and reverse driving skills are quite impressive. Also, we hope her dog is okay.
A visit to Spaceport America, where the coming of the Second Space Age is already history.
A new study examining the long-term impact of banning CFCs and HFCs finds that the Montreal Act is one of the most effective climate policies of the 20th century.
Confederate statues in Baltimore were removed from their concrete bases overnight, as crews using heavy machinery loaded them onto flat bed trucks and hauled them away, an end to more than a year of indecision surrounding what to do with the memorials.
In April, former New England Patriots star Aaron Hernandez was found not guilty in a high-stakes double-murder trial, thanks to the efforts of his scrappy Miami attorney, Jose Baez — who some call the Johnnie Cochran of the twenty-first century.
All animals involved are optimistically terrified.