Lava Flows Added 5 Acres to Hawaii’s Shoreline This Month

Lava Flows Added 5 Acres to Hawaii’s Shoreline This Month
Lava flows from Kilauea have added over 5 acres to the island of Hawai'i and the lava keeps coming. The post Lava Flows Added 5 Acres to Hawaii’s Shoreline This Month appeared first on WIRED.

Best Buy bets on VR for the holidays with 500 stores demoing Oculus Rift

A shadow is cast on the Oculus sign, as a visitor uses Oculus goggles to experience Minecraft for Gear VR during a press demonstration, at The Village event space, in San Francisco, California on March 15, 2016. (Photo: GABRIELLE LURIE/AFP/Getty Images) Best Buy has provided in-person demonstrations for Oculus Rift basically since there were real Oculus Rift headsets to demonstrate – the retailer announced back in May it would provide demos at 48 locations in the U.S. Now, it’s doubling down on that bet, with a plan to give customers a taste of VR in 500 locations in time for the holiday shopping season, according to Bloomberg.… Read More

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Manchester By The Sea Trailer: Amazon’s First Oscar Bait

Manchester By The Sea Trailer: Amazon’s First Oscar Bait

The company shelled out $10 million for director Kenneth Lonergan Sundance hit—and now it’s giving the movie a limited release in November. The post Manchester By The Sea Trailer: Amazon’s First Oscar Bait appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Of Course People Immediately Started Exploiting the Leaked NSA Vulnerabilities

When unreported bugs get out, every petty criminal and curious teen starts taking advantage of them. The post Of Course People Immediately Started Exploiting the Leaked NSA Vulnerabilities appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Germany’s NASA Crashes a Train to Keep You Safe

New frontiers in the art of the crumple zone. The post Germany’s NASA Crashes a Train to Keep You Safe appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Hmmm, This Logo Sure Looks Familiar

Graphic design trends—like all trends, really—come and go. And right now designers can’t get enough of these 3-D visual identities. The post Hmmm, This Logo Sure Looks Familiar appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Lazy Automakers Can Just Buy Self-Driving Cars From Delphi

Technology suppliers Mobileye and Delphi announce a big-deal partnership. The post Lazy Automakers Can Just Buy Self-Driving Cars From Delphi appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Uber Now Offers Retirement Funds. But Will Drivers Even Care?

Saving for your retirement is a no-brainer. But does Betterment make sense for Uber drivers? The post Uber Now Offers Retirement Funds. But Will Drivers Even Care? appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Instagram Probably Can’t Predict Depression. GPS, Though…

Instagram Probably Can’t Predict Depression. GPS, Though…

With the right permissions, psychiatrists could someday use GPS, microphones, and other sensors to get real insights into a person’s mental wellbeing. The post Instagram Probably Can’t Predict Depression. GPS, Though… appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading

Getting POTUS Into a Disaster Area Is Kind of a Disaster

President Obama wasn’t late to Louisiana. And he really could have disrupted relief efforts. The post Getting POTUS Into a Disaster Area Is Kind of a Disaster appeared first on WIRED. Continue reading