14 best e-bikes (2020): light, affordable, foldable and more

Around the country, bars, restaurants and other public spaces are closed or have limited service. Public transport is a dubious proposition, and cities close the streets to give pedestrians more…

Best smart scales: Eufy, Wyze, Withings, Garmin, Qardio

The humble bathroom scale could certainly bear to learn new tricks. After all, who needs to spend a lot of valuable real estate on a device whose purpose is just…

Copyright law is a brick of your game console. It’s time to fix this

Game consoles aren’t the only things that are illegal to repair. Philips is sue companies who repair medical equipment for hospitals, claiming to have bypassed digital locks in the course…

Charlize Theron and the best movie ever

The monitor is a weekly column devoted to everything that happens in the world of WIRED culture, from movies to memes, from TV to Twitter. The best news from a…

Mark Zuckerberg’s Blue Christmas | WIRED

After this experience, Facebook spent blood and endless treasures to identify upstarts who invented something that Facebook does not have do, then try to buy them. Ironically, Zuckerberg found himself…

Severe forest fires devastate California Condor

The Dolan fire ended up consuming 124,924 acres from the Los Padres National Forest and killed 11 condors, 10 percent of Big Sur’s herd. (Ultimately, the Ventana team released 17…

Republicans hack Supreme Court

I spent the Last month, with alternating apprehension and joy, President Trump’s cynical legal efforts to overthrow the presidential election were observed to have turned into absurdity. After dozens of…

This season’s most requested gifts

It was a difficult year, and the generally stressful holiday season will surely be even more so. You might have a hard time figuring out what gifts to give people,…

AI must face its invisible worker problem

But there are a number of issues. The first is that the workers on these platforms earn very low wages. We did a study in which we followed hundreds of…

FDA green light for vaccine could contain ongoing trials

According to documents released this week, researchers at Pfizer plan to tell all study participants who ask if they received a placebo or the vaccine. If this volunteer belongs to…