Carlos Rodrigues

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Bill Nye v Ken Ham: should scientists bother to debate creationism?

The public debate between Bill Nye and the president of a US creationist museum gives creationism a scientific legitimacy that it isn’t entitled to<p>Last night, we were treated to a two-and-a-half hour debate between noted science communicator Bill Nye, and the president of Kentucky’s Creation …

Billboards That Drop Angels On Your Head

There you are in the middle of the city, traffic all around, planes buzzing above and you notice a little boy on a giant screen pointing up.<p>"Look," says the boy. And you look, and the on-screen boy is pointing at an actual plane flying in the sky. He knows its flight number, its destination. This …

A 3-D Printer That Uses the Sun to Create Glass Objects Out of Sand

Marcus Kayser's Solar Sinter project turns the desert's resources into bowls<p>When design student Markus Kayser wanted to test his sun-powered, sand-fed 3-D printer, he knew the gray skies outside his London apartment wouldn't do. So he shipped the 200-plus-pound contraption to Cairo, Egypt, flew …

You Built What?! A Supersize Robotic Chess Set

Inspired by Harry Potter's magic chessboard, a Lego roboticist takes his creations to the next level<p>A veteran designer of Lego robots (he built one that plays Connect Four), Indiana programmer Steve Hassenplug was looking for something still grander. When he watched the first Harry Potter movie …

Arnold Schwarzenegger Recited Fans' Favorite Lines From His Movies On Reddit

Arnold Schwarzenegger has a new film out this weekend called "Escape Plan" with Sylvester Stallone.<p>It's basically "Prison Break" but for an older generation. The movie has pretty awful reviews from critics and is expected to earn about $9 million come Monday morning.<p>To promote the film, …

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25 Movies From The ’80s That Every Kid Should See

Many of your favorite movies from childhood aren't quite the same when you try to share them with the wired kids of 2013. These classics are the timeless exceptions that hold up nicely.

Great places to stay on the world's loveliest islands

Don’t waste precious travel time dragging your flip-flopped feet to the beach. We’ve rounded up ten places to stay on some of the world’s most beautiful islands – and they’re all a stone’s throw from the beach. Best of all, you don’t need to sell your granny to enjoy an island getaway, we’ve picked …

Holy crap Elon Musk really is Tony Stark

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This Time Lapse of Rio de Janeiro Will Take Your Breath Away

Everyone agrees that Rio de Janeiro is a beautiful city with beautiful beaches filled with beautiful people doing beautiful things. Everyone can also …

WIRED Space Photo of the Day 2013 | WIRED

Jan. 19, 2014: Solar X-Flare<p>The largest sunspot group of the solar cycle unleashed a large (X1.2 class) flare just when it was facing right towards …

How to Turn an Android Phone Into a Chromecast for Free with CheapCast

When we looked at the Chromecast, we determined it was worth the $35. However, if you have an Android phone or tablet, you can turn it into a …

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'Dragon's Crown' Review (PS3/PS Vita)

<i>Dragon’s Crown is one of the best games of the year, boasting a vivid, colorful art style and terrific combat.</i><p><i>Dragon’s Crown</i> is simply gorgeous.<p>It boasts an art style familiar to any of Vanillaware’s fans, and is quite literally popping with color. Rich, deep blues, dark blood reds, bright oranges …

Rocksmith 2014 Edition aims to be a 'personal teacher'

Ubisoft San Francisco wants <i>Rocksmith 2014 Edition</i> to be a "fully responsive personal teacher," and a post on the Ubiblog today outlines the Lesson system's expansion in the sequel.<p>In the original <i>Rocksmith</i>, Lessons identified mistakes, but "didn't offer a solution to each player's unique mistake," …

'EverQuest Next' New Videos, Screenshots Show Off Sony's Next-Gen MMORPG

<i>EverQuest Next promises to be a truly next-gen MMORPG, getting away from the World of Warcraft model that’s dominated the genre.</i><p>Sony Online Entertainment unveiled <i>EverQuest Next</i> today, revealing both the new “next-gen” MMORPG and the interesting Minecraftesque “Landmark” building game which launches …

WigWag Wants To Build A Lingua Franca For The Internet Of Things

This morning, I had to press a switch to turn on the lights. I had to open my own blinds and turn on my own coffee maker. And I, for one, am sick of it. It’s 2013. Where’s my smart house?<p>There are a lot of roadblocks between our low-tech homes and the Internet of Things. Most significantly, there’s …

How Microsoft spent a decade asleep on the job

Once upon a time, a young man named Bill had a vision. He saw "a PC on every desk, and every machine running Microsoft software". And lo, it came to …

VLSub Downloads Subtitles to VLC Automatically

It's not really hard to find subtitles online for your digital movie collection, but you can save a couple of steps with the VLSub extension for VLC …

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