Meet the 2014 Thiel Fellowship Finalists-Teen Technorati EP1 of 8-WIRED

20 winners. $100,000 each. The chance to bring an idea to life. We follow 40 student finalists as they compete for a coveted and controversial Thiel Fellowship. Their projects range from cancer research to new app technology, but there’s just one catch if they win—they’ll have to drop out of school. Meet the 2014 Thiel […]

How to Pressure-Cook With Steam—and Good-Old Science | WIRED

The pressure cooker. It sounds, well, terrifying. But not only is it a perfectly safe way to cook if you’re not screwing around, thanks to the laws of physics, it’s a perfectly speedy way to cook too. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED […]

4 Things You Need To Know About Lab Grown Meat | WIRED

The four things you need to know about lab grown meat! Video by The Woodcutters Direction and Sound: Norwood Cheek Animation and Graphics: Raz Mergian Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe […]

HP Printer vs. Anvil – WIRED’s Battle Damage

It can print, scan, and copy, but can it fly? Find out, when we put an HP all-in-one printer through three extreme destruction tests. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to […]

What’s Inside a Flu Shot? | What’s Inside

Each year the World Health Organization determines which of the thousands of influenza variants are most likely to circulate. Flu vaccines then use these variants at the starting point when developing the annual flu shot. Find out what’s inside the influenza-warding shot. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► […]

Can Prosthetics Outperform Real Limbs? | Cyborg Nation

MIT Media Lab’s Hugh Herr explains how he looks to nature when developing new bionic appendages. The amputee and avid rock climber discusses how his biomechatronics division is pioneering the technologies that aim to augment human physical capabilities. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED […]

Training to Become a NASA Research Pilot | WIRED

It takes a lot of training to become an elite NASA research pilot. WIRED’s Jack Stewart gets a crash course in flying and rolling F-18 jets for science, of course. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: […]

Memory Champion Teaches You How to Memorize Anything

Joshua Foer can remember anything, including the first 100 digits of Pi. The former U.S.A. Memory Champion explains how he—and you—can memorize anything using the major system technique, which converts numbers into words and images. SUBSCRIBE for more videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: […]

This Robot Chain Smokes Cigarettes So Rats Don’t Have To | WIRED

Researchers at the Wyss Institute at Harvard University have built a robot that can smoke cigarettes just like a human to better understand lung diseases. You’re welcome, smoking lab rats. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: […]

40″ LED T.V. vs. Potato Gun – WIRED’s Battle Damage

Can a flatscreen withstand a vicious potato gun and a flying soda can? Find out as we put the 40” LED T.V. to the ultimate spuds test. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even […]

How the 3-Pointer Is Changing The NBA | Data Attack

The NBA is undergoing a radical shift based on the Moreyball approach and an obsession with Points Per Possession. It’s not only Steph Curry and the Warriors; watch as we take a closer look at this new trend. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: […]

What’s Inside: Strike-Anywhere Matches and the Science Behind Them-WIRED

We break down the science of strike-anywhere matches to see what makes sparks fly. Subscribe to the all new Wired channel here: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCftwRNsjfRo08xYE31tkiyw?sub_confirmation=1 Visit the Wired channel for more video: http://www.youtube.com/wired Strike-Anywhere Matches and the Science Behind Them – What’s Inside – Wired Magazine Connect with Wired Online: Visit Wired.com: […]

High-Speed Robots Part 1: Meet BettyBot in “Human Exclusion Zone” Warehouses-The Window-WIRED

Get a bots’-eye view of the "human exclusion zone" in a massive warehouse where an army of high-tech robots finds and fulfills up to 30,000 orders a day. Subscribe to the all new Wired channel here: http://www.youtube.com/channel/UCftwRNsjfRo08xYE31tkiyw?sub_confirmation=1 Visit the Wired channel for more video: http://www.youtube.com/wired Meet BettyBot – High-Speed Robots Run Massive […]

What’s Inside: Tap Water-WIRED

You can’t see it, but there’s a lot going on inside a glass of tap water. The faucet aqua is essentially an invisible cocktail of sulfates, resins, varying levels of lead, and so much more. Find out what else is inside. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com […]

Inside the Robot-Run Lab of the Future (Do Watch Your Step)

Genetics is often just moving tiny amounts of liquid around. So Counsyl, a genetic testing company has hired some robots. Actually, they didn’t just hire them; they built their own to do the work most scientists hate doing. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: […]

Nintendo Game Boy vs. Sledgehammer – WIRED’s Battle Damage

It came out in 1989 and was notoriously tough, but can an original Game Boy hold its own against a sledgehammer-wielding body builder? Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://facebook.com/WIRED Pinterest: https://pinterest.com/wired Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: http://WIRED.tumblr.com Want even more? Subscribe to The […]

GoPro Hero5 Black vs. Session vs. Garmin Virb | OOO with Brent Rose

GoPro’s new 4K cameras, the Hero5 Black and Hero5 Session, aim to deliver the best GoPro experience yet. Brent Rose takes them through their paces, and compares the Hero5 to Garmin’s impressive Virb Ultra 30. Follow Brent Rose: http://www.instagram.com/brentdangerrose Tweets by brentrose https://www.facebook.com/BrentRoseFanPage/ http://www.brentrose.com Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH […]

Is Vaping Really Healthier than Smoking? | OOO with Brent Rose

Vaping is smoking’s hottest new trend–just ask Leonardo DiCarpio who was caught puffing on one at the Golden Globes. The industry claims this is a safe alternative to cigarettes, but how much do we really know about the health effects of vaping? From The Vape Shop to USC’s Health and Science campus, Brent Rose explores […]