THE METEORIC RISE OF FAMILY TREE FORENSICS TO FIGHT CRIMES

In the year since the arrest of the Golden State Killer, investigative genetic genealogy has emerged as the most powerful crime-fighting...

SUPPLY CHAIN HACKERS SNUCK MALWARE INTO VIDEOGAMES

An aggressive group of supply chain hackers strikes again, this time further upstream.

 
 
 

LIKE GUNS, SOCIAL MEDIA IS A WEAPON THAT SHOULD BE REGULATED

In the wake of the massacres in Sri Lanka, the government imposed a social media blackout. This may be a turning point in the way we...

DON'T PRAISE THE SRI LANKAN GOVERNMENT FOR BLOCKING FACEBOOK

Social media can provide vital information in a crisis, and there's evidence that blocking it does more harm than good.

 
 
 

WOMEN'S HOMICIDAL RAGE IS ALL OVER TV-AND IT'S FUNNY

'Killing Eve' and 'Santa Clarita Diet' aren't the first to center female criminals, but their tone and confidence are a post- MeToo...

THE PHYSICS OF A BOLT SMASHING A WATERMELON

It's easier to follow rules when you know why they exist. In this case, you can calculate the force of an object hitting a melon to...

 
 
 

A 'BLOCKCHAIN BANDIT' IS GUESSING PRIVATE KEYS AND SCORING MILLIONS

The larger lesson of an ongoing Ethereum crime spree: Be careful with who's generating your cryptocurrency keys.

INSIDE THE QUIETLY LUCRATIVE BUSINESS OF DONATING HUMAN EGGS

Across the US, women are being paid to donate their eggs to aspiring parents. The business is well-paid, under-regulated, and little-studied.

 
 
 

CENSUS CITIZENSHIP QUESTION RILES TECH AND PRIVACY GROUPS

The Trump administration wants to add a citizenship question to the 2020 Census. Tech companies and privacy advocates think that's...

GOOGLE STRIKES AT STRIKERS, SAMSUNG HOLDS THE FOLD, AND MORE NEWS

Catch up on the most important news today in 2 minutes or less.

 
 
 
As the past 30 years of press history shows, everything changes

AS THE PAST 30 YEARS OF PRESS HISTORY SHOWS, EVERYTHING CHANGES

As the past 30 years of press history shows, everything changes. Great journalism helps us understand how and why things change, and...

80 feet tall. 120 feet wide. Big enough to hold a Boeing 737

80 FEET TALL. 120 FEET WIDE. BIG ENOUGH TO HOLD A BOEING 737

80 feet tall. 120 feet wide. Big enough to hold a Boeing 737. This is the biggest wind tunnel in the world.

 
 
 
Read More: Inside the Bangkok Factory Where 275,000 Tennis Balls

READ MORE: INSIDE THE BANGKOK FACTORY WHERE 275,000 TENNIS BALLS

KILL IT WITH FIRE. Also, preserve and celebrate it for its

KILL IT WITH FIRE. ALSO, PRESERVE AND CELEBRATE IT FOR ITS

KILL IT WITH FIRE. Also, preserve and celebrate it for its remarkably superior form.

 
 
 
The lightning tracker on one of NOAA's weather satellites is an

THE LIGHTNING TRACKER ON ONE OF NOAA'S WEATHER SATELLITES IS AN

The lightning tracker on one of NOAA's weather satellites is an absolute pleasure to watch.

Today WIRED.com and its social channels reflect the absence of

TODAY WIRED.COM AND ITS SOCIAL CHANNELS REFLECT THE ABSENCE OF

Today WIRED.com and its social channels reflect the absence of the women on our staff.

 
 
 
Humans will need to communicate with a robot the same way they

HUMANS WILL NEED TO COMMUNICATE WITH A ROBOT THE SAME WAY THEY

Humans will need to communicate with a robot the same way they communicate with one another. This brings us a little closer to that...

Read More: If the tech industry truly wants to improve the

READ MORE: IF THE TECH INDUSTRY TRULY WANTS TO IMPROVE THE

 
 
 

SAMSUNG DELAYS THE RELEASE OF ITS GALAXY FOLD SMARTPHONE

The smartphone giant has delayed the release of the Samsung Galaxy Fold after early review units of the folding smartphone began malfunctioning.

14 MUELLER REPORT TAKEAWAYS YOU MIGHT HAVE MISSED

When you dig into the Mueller report, a lot of important details start to jump out.

 
 
 



Lillard's 3 at buzzer gives Blazers series win over Thunder

Lillard's 3 at buzzer gives Blazers series win over Thunder

PORTLAND, Ore. - Damian Lillard hit a 37-footer at the buzzer and finished with career playoff-high 50 points to help the Portland Trail Blazers eliminate the Oklahoma City... Read more ...

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

Judge sets rules for release of video evidence in Robert Kraft prostitution case

If the decision stands, the video will eventually be made public. Read more ...

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

24-year-old Wisconsin man comes forward as $768M Powerball winner

Before winning the lottery jackpot, the man said his biggest financial concern was saving at least $1,000 in his bank account. Read more ...

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

8 injured as car deliberately hits pedestrians in Sunnyvale

Authorities say eight people have been injured after a motorist appeared to deliberately plow into them in Sunnyvale. Read more ...

NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

NFL trade rumors: Seahawks send Frank Clark to Chiefs

The 25-year-old, slated to earn $17 million in 2019, is coming off his most productive season in which he registered a career-high 13 sacks. Read more ...

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

NBA playoffs wrap 2019: Raptors, 76ers advance with blowout wins

Both sides were upset in Game 1, but won four straight to eliminate their opponents. Read more ...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on his...

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on his armored train ahead of a meeting with Putin

North Korean leader Kim Jong Un crossed the border into Russia on Wednesday via his armored train ahead of a summit with the Russian President Vladimir Putin set for Thursday... Read more ...

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

Prince Louis poses for 1st birthday portraits taken by Duchess Kate

The Duke and Duchess of Cambridge release official portraits of Prince Louis, taken by Duchess Kate, to mark the young royal's first birthday. Read more ...

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

Sharks rally from down 3 in 3rd, beat Vegas in OT in Game 7

SAN JOSE, Calif. - Barclay Goodrow scored 18:19 into overtime to send San Jose into the second round of the playoffs with a wild 5-4 win in Game 7 on Tuesday night. Read more ...

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

Harris wants out if Elway doesn't meet contract hopes

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. - Denver Broncos star cornerback Chris Harris Jr. told The Associated Press on Tuesday night that he wants to be traded if general manager John Elway doesn't... Read more ...