Pacific Rim: Designing Destruction Effects Exclusive-Design FX-WIRED

WIRED breaks down an exclusive clip from “Pacific Rim” with John Knoll, Chief Creative Officer from Industrial Light & Magic, exploring how design decisions affect the success of a blockbuster visual effects shot. 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: […]

Teens Explain the Rules of Social Media | WIRED

Teens breakdown the new rules of social media posting, following, and deleting comments. 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. […]

The Making of the “Atari: Game Over” Documentary with Zak Penn – WIRED

It’s been called the worst video game in history, but could E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial really be the cause of Atari’s downfall? In the new documentary “Atari: Game Over” director Zak Penn follows the rise and fall of the trailblazing video game company, including the game that caused Atari’s demise. Watch as Penn takes us behind […]

WIRED Dec. 2014: Space, Time, and Multiple Dimensions. A special issue directed by Christopher Nolan

Few Hollywood directors can match Christopher Nolan’s ambition, skill, and mind-bending story sense. For our December issue, the man behind Memento, Inception, the Dark Knight trilogy, and Interstellar brings his formidable talents to WIRED as our guest editor. Breaking the issue into five dimensions, we explore everything from the secrets of Nolan’s films and influences […]

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 […]

Watch FX Experts Build a Prototype of a 14-Foot Creature-WIRED

The design phase is over, and now it’s time to prove that the 14-foot-tall creature can be built. As the team starts to build the prototype, challenges arise due to the creature’s size and scale. 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 […]

The Science of Track & Field ft. Allyson Felix & Ashton Eaton | WIRED

What does it take to be an Olympic sprinter? Power and aggression. WIRED talks to Allyson Felix, Lashawn Merritt, Ashton Eaton, Jarryd Wallace, and Dawn Harper about the science behind the sport, and the mechanics behind propelling their bodies from the blocks to the finish line. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 […]

This Real-Life Iron Man Glove Can Do Some Damage | WIRED

A fun look at all the things that are possible when wielding the powerful Iron Man glove. Iron Man glove designed and built by Patrick Priebe – http://www.laser-gadgets.com/ 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 […]

2014’s Biggest Gaming News by SMOSH Games & WIRED • Game|Life Special

It was a big year for gamers. Facebook acquired Oculus VR, the Dota 2 Championship went mainstream with a promo on ESPN, and a handful of other game-changing moments rocked the industry. SMOSH Games and WIRED editor Chris Kohler count down the top 5 gaming wins of 2014. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? […]

Game of Thrones: Dragon Effects Exclusive-Design FX-WIRED

Daenerys Targaryen’s dragons on HBO’s Games of Thrones are fan favorites, and WIRED has an incredible, exclusive look at how they were brought to life with feature film quality by the visual effects artists at Pixmondo. Virtual wind tunnels, water simulations and real world references all played a part in constructing their realistic behaviors. Still […]

Aly Raisman Explains The Science of Olympic Gymnastics | WIRED

Charlotte Drury, Maggie Nichols, and Aly Raisman talk to WIRED about the skill, precision, and control they employ when performing various Gymnastic moves and when training for the Olympics. 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 […]

Step Into the VOID, Where VR Merges With the Real World | WIRED

At the Utah-based “hyperreality” startup, they don’t want to make the real world disappear—they want to bring it into your headset for a an all-new kind of adventure. 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 […]

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? ►► […]

The 7 Most “Liked” Perks at Facebook | WIRED

Subscribe for more: http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 | The main Facebook campus in Menlo Park, Calif., has all of the standard tech company freebies: free gourmet food, on-site gym and fitness classes, and creative outlets for music and art. But the social media giant takes things further with a slew of over-the-top perks that make sure its employees […]

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 […]

A Look at the Cocktail Kingdom Ice Ball Maker-Gadget Lab-WIRED

With its heavy anodized aluminum mold, Cocktail Kingdom’s Ice Ball Maker transforms cubes into spheres for ice that lasts longer than your typical bricks from a tray. 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 […]

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: […]

Silicon Valley’s Favorite Shoe Company Has Some New Kicks | WIRED

The San Francisco startup Allbirds released a shoe it calls the Wool Runner last year. This eco-friendly, merino wool sneaker exploded in popularity in Bay Area. Now, Allbirds is unveiling its second product, the Wool Lounger. 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: […]