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: […]

How Oculus Solved Virtual Reality-WIRED

The 1990s saw the rise—and fall—of virtual reality. While everyone could imagine a technology that allowed us to be somewhere else, no one was able to make it happen. No one, that is, until an 18-year-old named Palmer Luckey invented the Oculus Rift. We speak with Luckey and other Oculus employees about how they managed […]

Hacking a “Smart” Sniper Rifle | Security

Security researchers Runa Sandvik and Michael Auger CAN hack into TrackingPoint self-aiming rifles and make the famously accurate guns miss the intended target. 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 […]

NASA Engineers Show You How To Carve a Pumpkin | WIRED

NASA can build rockets and land on the moon, but can they carve the ultimate Halloween pumpkin? 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 Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene ABOUT WIRED WIRED is […]

Playing ‘Who Said It?’ with Issa Rae | WIRED

Issa Rae loves female comedies. So we decided to quiz her on some of the funniest lines from Girlfriends, Living Single, and Sex and the City. 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? […]

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 […]

Inside the Lair of the Custom Sneaker King | WIRED

In the DIY sneaker world, where custom can mean anything from Sharpie swooshes to complex reconstructions, Ferrato offers a unique service: He dreams up new shoe designs and stitches them together from scratch. That kind of artistry comes at a price. Ferrato’s shoes start at $1000. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 […]

Inside the Incredible Visual Effects of “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” | Design FX

Mike Seymour goes behind the visual effects that earned “Star Wars: The Force Awakens” an Oscar nod. See how Industrial Light & Magic crafted complex action sequences, detailed environments, and realistic characters with the help of advanced motion-capture technology and performances from actors like Lupita Nyong’o. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 […]

Google Home Is The Assistant That Will Never Leave You Alone | WIRED

Google Home is part Bluetooth speaker, part Google Assistant, all Amazon Echo competitor. For $129, it brings super-powered voice control into every nook and cranny of your house. 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 […]

Inside the Cycleplex: The Weird, Wild World of Google Bikes – Wired

Corporate bike fleets have become commonplace on sprawling Silicon Valley campuses over the past decade. Apple has campus bikes, as do Facebook, LinkedIn and others. But there’s nothing quite like Google’s. Subscribe for more WIRED videos: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Want even more? Subscribe to The Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene CONNECT Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/WIRED Google+: https://plus.google.com/+WIRED/posts Instagram: http://instagram.com/WIRED Tumblr: […]

How Social Media Shaped the Three Days That Shook America | WIRED

Within the space of 72 hours, Alton Sterling, Philando Castile and five Dallas police officers were shot and killed. WIRED looks the three days that shook America and the role live-streaming, video and social media played in the tragedies. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED […]

3 Million LEGO Bricks in One Room!

Robbie McCarthy and Bill Gowdy, two of LEGO’s Master Builders, show us LEGOLAND’s model shop packed with more than 3 million bricks in 70 different colors. Robbie also gives us an exclusive look at LEGO’s proprietary 3D modeling software. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 CONNECT WITH WIRED Web: http://wired.com Twitter: https://twitter.com/WIRED […]

WIRED’s Gift Guide for the Great Indoors

A few of WIRED’s favorite gear and gadgets for homebodies. 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 Scene: http://bit.ly/subthescene ABOUT WIRED WIRED is where tomorrow is realized. Through thought-provoking stories […]

Codefellas S1 EP7: 25 Reasons the NSA Should Hire Buzzfeed Staffers-WIRED

After Nicole debunks Henry’s Buzzfeed logic, he must chose between destroying all electronic music or preserving Downton Abbey. 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 Codefellas EP7: 25 Reasons the NSA Should Hire Buzzfeed Staffers – WIRED Connect with Wired Online: Visit Wired.com: http://www.wired.com Follow Wired […]

The Indestructible Nokia Phone vs Liquid Nitrogen – WIRED’s Battle Damage

It’s the most requested gadget we’ve received by far and we’ve finally put it to the test. See what happens when the Nokia “Brick” phone goes swimming in a vat of liquid nitrogen. 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 […]

UPS Has a Mother-Truck of a Delivery Drone Idea | WIRED

UPS’s futuristic delivery drones will be loaded inside the truck then fly out of and return to a roof port that would make any Bond villain jealous. 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 […]

What the Hell is in LaCroix? | WIRED

LaCroix is the fizzy water of the moment. It’s just H2O, CO2, and natural flavor. But what’s “natural flavor” and is it safe to consume by the daily 12-pack? Asking for a friend. 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 […]

Take a 360-Video Tour of a Magnus Walker’s Sweet Porsches | WIRED

Magnus Walker doesn’t just collect Porsches, he reinterprets them. Tuning their engines, modifying their bodies, painting them in vivid racing livery, and installing bespoke tartan seat panels. So what’s stopping you? Immerse yourself into his world. 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: […]