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Deutsche Post shows off its Paketkopter drone delivery service in Germany

Well, it looks as if Amazon really started a trend since taking the wraps off of its Prime Air service. Not long after UPS said it, too, was experimenting with a delivery method lead by drones, Deutsche Post DHL, which is deemed to be the world's largest carrier, has begun to test its very own …

Soylent hits its 1.0 formula, nears release

We talk with Soylent's creator on what's changed since we slurped down the beta.<p>Soylent, the food replacement from former engineer Rob Rhinehart, has …

For some government agencies, it’s only official if it’s on floppies

Federal Register still receives agency notices for publication on floppy disks.<p>Imagine this scenario: your job is to take hundreds of pages worth of …

A Trippy Museum Inspired by Pink Floyd

With over a quarter billion albums sold, Pink Floyd's influence on popular music can't be overstated, but their contributions to visual culture …

McLaren's New Hypercar Sounds Absolutely Demonic

Nürburgring times are the yardstick that all new performance cars are measured. A lap under 10 minutes is good. Anything under eight minutes is …

The Quality of Your Smartphone’s Camera Is Only Half the Picture | WIRED

I’ve taken thousands of amazing pictures over the past decade, mostly with my iPhone: two births, countless weddings, mountaintops, sunsets, beaches, …

The Best TV Shows of 2013 — And How to Watch Them Now

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12 Obvious Things Confirmed By Science

Brace yourself. These are shocking developments, people.<p>1. Yes, your cat is ignoring you<p>Your tabby recognizes the sound of your voice, but it’s …

25 Facts About Famous Christmas Movies

Enjoy these elf-sized facts about some of the movies you'll catch on TV every holiday season.<p>Scrooged<p><b>1.</b> It just goes to show you: don't mess with the …

Amy Poehler Explains Why Your Instagram Selfies Are Completely Ridiculous

Just because the Oxford Dictionary inducted “selfie” into its once-esteemed pages does not mean that we too must adopt the egocentric smartphone practice. In a new interview, Amy Poehler—national treasure, beloved comedienne, and returning Golden Globes co-host—reveals that she has no plans to …

Instagrams of the Rich and Egocentric: Who Got a Stripper Pole for Her Birthday?

<i>Each weekend, we review the most delightful dispatches from celebrity Instagram feeds, curating them here for you. Today’s edition raises a few questions: Are Kylie Jenner and Hailey Baldwin the new Paris and Nicole? What product is Lindsay Lohan endorsing these days? And the ever-pressing mystery:</i> …

This video will make you want to go to the Chemical Party

If all of chemistry is a dance party, then all the elements are guests, capable of attracting, repulsing, forming bonds, and experiencing explosive …

Chemistry

Scientists listened to the heartbeat of a prisoner as he was executed

Nothing like a big dose of the macabre for the weekend. In 1938, a scientist actually recorded a condemned prisoner's heartbeat as he was being …

​The 11 Most Sexually Depraved Things the Roman Emperors Ever Did

The emperors of Rome could be wise, just and kind. They could also be vindictive, cruel and insane. And most of all, they could be the worst perverts …

What story would be totally different with cellphones or birth control?

We live in an age of wonders. Modern innovations have transformed our world, notably including instantaneous global communication and birth control. …

Charlie Jane Anders

Why you think you're better than everyone else

Sesame Street's Lord of the Rings parody was, in a word, precious

I don't know how <i>Sesame Street</i> managed to make it this far without doing a <i>Lords of the Rings</i> spoof before — presumably they know a little something …

A Cybernetic Implant That Repairs Brain Damage

There may be an answer for people suffering from traumatic brain injuries. It's a device called a brain-machine-brain interface — and it has the …