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Go Ahead, Get Sweaty. Microparticles Can Cool You Down


Go Ahead, Get Sweaty. Microparticles Can Cool You Down

Garments with microscopic natural carbon particles can evaporate sweat more efficiently and help an athlete’s body manage heat. The post Go Ahead, Get Sweaty. Microparticles Can Cool You Down appeared first on WIRED.

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18 Chilled, Shaken, and Exquisite Gifts for the Bar


18 Chilled, Shaken, and Exquisite Gifts for the Bar

Best solution to the holiday madness? Hit the bar. The post 18 Chilled, Shaken, and Exquisite Gifts for the Bar appeared first on WIRED.

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The Carrier Deal Is Great—But Trump Hasn’t Saved Manufacturing Yet


The Carrier Deal Is Great—But Trump Hasn’t Saved Manufacturing Yet

Don’t read too much into the President-elect’s much-hyped deal with Carrier air conditioning to keep manufacturing jobs in the US. The post The Carrier Deal Is Great—But Trump Hasn’t Saved Manufacturing Yet appeared first on WIRED.

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Rejoice! You Can Download Netflix Shows Now For an Offline Binge Fix


Rejoice! You Can Download Netflix Shows Now For an Offline Binge Fix

A hot alert for all you Netflix users. The post Rejoice! You Can Download Netflix Shows Now For an Offline Binge Fix appeared first on WIRED.

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Google’s AI Reads Retinas to Prevent Blindness in Diabetics


Google’s AI Reads Retinas to Prevent Blindness in Diabetics

Artificial brains built by Google can recognize cats in photos. Now they’re gaining a more serious kind of sight to help humans. The post Google’s AI Reads Retinas to Prevent Blindness in Diabetics appeared first on WIRED.

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Axial’s Brawny RC Off-Roader Eats Boulders for Brunch


Axial’s Brawny RC Off-Roader Eats Boulders for Brunch

Given the popularity of the flying drones, it’s easy to overlook where the RC craze originally started: cars. The post Axial’s Brawny RC Off-Roader Eats Boulders for Brunch appeared first on WIRED.

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Inside the Battle to Rule the Smart Kitchen of Tomorrow


Inside the Battle to Rule the Smart Kitchen of Tomorrow

At a product showcase for the smart kitchen, many of the new ideas for connected appliances seem half-baked. The post Inside the Battle to Rule the Smart Kitchen of Tomorrow appeared first on WIRED.

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Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results


Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results

Deep learning is changing how Google’s search engine works. But its new-found efficiency takes a lot of painstaking human work behind the scenes. The post Google’s Hand-Fed AI Now Gives Answers, Not Just Search Results appeared first on WIRED.

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Review: Asus ZenBook 3


Review: Asus ZenBook 3

This 12.5-inch ultrabook has limited connectivity and sells for a stratospheric $1,599. The post Review: Asus ZenBook 3 appeared first on WIRED.

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The Subtle Ways Your Digital Assistant Might Manipulate You


The Subtle Ways Your Digital Assistant Might Manipulate You

Opinion: Sure, smart speakers like Amazon Echo and Google Home can learn your preferences. But as they learn to serve us, the more power they’ll have. The post The Subtle Ways Your Digital Assistant Might Manipulate You appeared first on WIRED.

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