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[l] at 7/13/24 5:00am
The Boys, My Lady Jane, and Fallout are just a few of the shows you should be watching on Amazon Prime Video this week.

[Category: Culture, Culture / TV]

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[l] at 7/13/24 5:00am
Climate change presents a growing threat to the nation’s nearly 92,000 dams, many of which are more than 100 years old, as heavy rainfall, flooding, and other forms of extreme weather become more common and severe.

[Category: Science, Science / Environment]

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[l] at 7/13/24 4:30am
Plus: The Heritage Foundation gets hacked over Project 2025, a car dealership software provider seems to have paid $25 million to a ransomware gang, and authorities disrupt a Russian bot farm.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Security / Privacy, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 7/13/24 4:00am
Slime and ASMR have a symbiotic relationship, and the twin phenomena are fueling a cottage industry of slime, slime content, slime products, and slime experiences.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Trends]

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[l] at 7/12/24 2:28pm
Prime Day falls on July 16 and 17, but we’ve handpicked deals on WIRED-tested products—from tech to blenders to hair straighteners—sitting at some of their lowest prices ever.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Deals]

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[l] at 7/12/24 2:28pm
Prime Day falls on July 16 and 17, but we’ve handpicked deals on WIRED-tested products—from tech to blenders to hair straighteners—sitting at some of their lowest prices ever.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Deals]

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[l] at 7/12/24 11:44am
Telecom giant AT&T says a major data breach has exposed the call and text records of “nearly all” of its customers, epitomizing the dire state of data security.

[Category: Security, Security / Cyberattacks and Hacks, Security / Privacy, Security / Security News]

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[l] at 7/12/24 11:00am
Here's this month's prompt, how to submit, and an illustrated archive of past favorites.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Digital Culture]

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[l] at 7/12/24 10:10am
Imran Ahmed, founder of the Center for Countering Digital Hate, is unsentimental about what’s at stake if we don’t curb the spread of disinformation: the death of democracy, yes, but also the complete ruin of reality.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Digital Culture]

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[l] at 7/12/24 9:14am
Elon Musk’s paid blue-check system on X deceives users and can be abused by malicious actors, the European Union said today.

[Category: Business, Business / Social Media]

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[l] at 7/12/24 9:00am
I was skeptical a keyboard that doubles as a touchpad could be anything but frustrating. Now I’m not sure I can live without it.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Products / Computers, Gear / Reviews]

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[l] at 7/12/24 8:41am
Weight-loss drugs like Ozempic are in shortage, and telehealth startups are selling “compounded” versions. A WIRED investigation looks at how easy it is to order these meds online.

[Category: Science, Science / Health]

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[l] at 7/12/24 7:51am
From the classic body pillow to unique shapes for optimal limb support, we tested a wide range of body pillows designed for side sleepers.

[Category: Gear / Buying Guides, Gear / Products / Lifestyle, Gear]

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[l] at 7/12/24 7:00am
After a quarter century the community-driven site hasn’t changed much. And don’t ask it to license its archive to AI.

[Category: Business, Business / Tech Culture]

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[l] at 7/12/24 5:30am
Online quizzes became ubiquitous in a media landscape where engagement was king. But now they play a new role: deepening our understanding of current events.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Digital Culture]

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[l] at 7/12/24 5:00am
The parent company of Redbox, the outfit that put DVD-rental kiosks in retail locations, is liquidating—another sign of the death of physical media.

[Category: Culture, Culture / Culture News]

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[l] at 7/12/24 4:00am
Business customers will get a refund, and the home version still exists. But … still.

[Category: Gear, Gear / Gear News and Events]

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[l] at 7/11/24 4:21pm
The far right is already spreading conspiracies about Vice President Kamala Harris after speculation that she may replace President Joe Biden as the Democratic nominee.

[Category: Politics, Politics / Politics News]

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[l] at 7/11/24 3:37pm
Robotics researchers are exploring how large language models can give physical machines more smarts.

[Category: Business, Business / Artificial Intelligence]

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[l] at 7/11/24 1:58pm
A new resolution echoes what 16 members of Congress have already said to the White House: It must do more to free one of the most storied crypto-focused federal agents in history.

[Category: Security, Security / Security News, Business / Blockchain and Cryptocurrency]

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[l] at 7/11/24 1:00pm
House of the Dragon, The Sopranos, and Fantasmas are just a few of the shows you need to be watching on Max this month.

[Category: Culture, Culture / TV]

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