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http://www.wired.comTop Storiesen-USThu, 07 Jan 2016 13:04:50 GMTThu, 07 Jan 2016 13:04:50 GMT5hourly12016-01-07T13:12:19Zhttp://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661370/s/4cb47e90/sc/27/l/0L0Swired0N0C20A160C0A10Ccape0Ewatch0E690C/story01.htm<div class=”rss_thumbnail”><img src=”http://www.wired.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/WiredCape-660×440.jpg” alt=”Cape Watch: 2016 Might Be the Year of the Robot Armor Billionaires” /></div><p>Welcome to 2016. It’s shaping up to be a year of antiheroes and massive superhero vs. superhero face-offs.</p> <p>The post <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com/2016/01/cape-watch-69/”>Cape Watch: 2016 Might Be the Year of the Robot Armor Billionaires</a> appeared first on <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com”>WIRED</a>.</p><br clear=’all’/><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387378164/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb47e90/sc/27/rc/1/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387378164/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb47e90/sc/27/rc/1/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387378164/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb47e90/sc/27/rc/2/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387378164/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb47e90/sc/27/rc/2/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387378164/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb47e90/sc/27/rc/3/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img 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WhedondeadpoolCape WatchBatman v Superman: Dawn of JusticeThu, 07 Jan 2016 13:00:47 GMThttp://www.wired.com/2016/01/cape-watch-69/#commentshttp://www.wired.com/?p=19551220http://www.wired.com/2016/01/cape-watch-69/feed/Graeme McMillanhttp://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661370/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/l/0L0Swired0N0C20A160C0A10Cthe0E20E40Ebillion0Eplan0Eto0Ewater0Ela0Eby0Edraining0Ethe0Emojave0C/story01.htm<div class=”rss_thumbnail”><img src=”http://www.wired.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/cadiz-mojave-660×396.jpg” alt=”The $2.4 Billion Plan to Water California by Draining the Mojave” /></div><p>Scott Slater wants to pump billions of gallons to LA and other drought-hit cities—and make $2.4 billion in the process.</p> <p>The post <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com/2016/01/the-2-4-billion-plan-to-water-la-by-draining-the-mojave/”>The $2.4 Billion Plan to Water California by Draining the Mojave</a> appeared first on <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com”>WIRED</a>.</p><br clear=’all’/><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/rc/1/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/rc/1/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/rc/2/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/rc/2/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/rc/3/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/rc/3/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://da.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/a2.htm”><img src=”http://da.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/a2.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><a href=”http://adchoice.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/ach.htm”><img src=”http://adchoice.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/ach.img” border=”0″/></a><img width=”1″ height=”1″ src=”http://pi.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/a2t.img” border=”0″/><img width=”1″ height=”1″ src=”http://pi2.feedsportal.com/r/247387353420/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/a2t2.img” border=”0″/><img width=’1′ height=’1′ src=’http://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661370/s/4cb3c8d1/sc/31/mf.gif’ border=’0’/>water knivesClimate DeskdroughtClimate ChangeScienceThu, 07 Jan 2016 12:00:41 GMThttp://www.wired.com/2016/01/the-2-4-billion-plan-to-water-la-by-draining-the-mojave/#commentshttp://www.wired.com/?p=19558570http://www.wired.com/2016/01/the-2-4-billion-plan-to-water-la-by-draining-the-mojave/feed/Rupert Neatehttp://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661370/s/4cb3c8d8/sc/27/l/0L0Swired0N0C20A160C0A10Coculus0Erift0Eprice0C/story01.htm<div class=”rss_thumbnail”><img src=”http://www.wired.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Occullus_02-660×439.jpg” alt=”The Oculus Rift&#8217;s Problem Isn&#8217;t Price—It&#8217;s Perfection” /></div><p>Still staggering from sticker shock over the launch price of the Rift? Oculus might have 99 problems, but $599 ain’t one.</p> <p>The post <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com/2016/01/oculus-rift-price/”>The Oculus Rift&#8217;s Problem Isn&#8217;t Price—It&#8217;s Perfection</a> appeared first on <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com”>WIRED</a>.</p><br clear=’all’/><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353419/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d8/sc/27/rc/1/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353419/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d8/sc/27/rc/1/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353419/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d8/sc/27/rc/2/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353419/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d8/sc/27/rc/2/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353419/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8d8/sc/27/rc/3/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img 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12:00:40 GMThttp://www.wired.com/2016/01/oculus-rift-price/#commentshttp://www.wired.com/?p=19560240http://www.wired.com/2016/01/oculus-rift-price/feed/Chris Kohlerhttp://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661370/s/4cb3c8e0/sc/38/l/0L0Swired0N0C20A160C0A10Ctake0Ea0Etour0Eof0Ekupol0Ean0Eisolated0Efreezing0Egold0Emine0Ein0Esiberia0C/story01.htm<div class=”rss_thumbnail”><img src=”http://www.wired.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Kupol_HP_01-660×440.jpg” alt=”Take a Tour of Kupol, an Isolated, Freezing Gold Mine in Siberia” /></div><p>Elena Chernyshova photographed the insular world of Kupal gold mine on the edge of civilization. </p> <p>The post <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com/2016/01/take-a-tour-of-kupol-an-isolated-freezing-gold-mine-in-siberia/”>Take a Tour of Kupol, an Isolated, Freezing Gold Mine in Siberia</a> appeared first on <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com”>WIRED</a>.</p><br clear=’all’/><br/><br/><a 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Glascockhttp://feeds.wired.com/c/35185/f/661370/s/4cb3c8ee/sc/28/l/0L0Swired0N0C20A160C0A10Cthe0Ecounterintuitive0Etech0Ebehind0Enetflixs0Eworldwide0Elaunch0C/story01.htm<div class=”rss_thumbnail”><img src=”http://www.wired.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/01/Netflix_LoadTime-660×330.jpg” alt=”The Counterintuitive Tech Behind Netflix&#8217;s Worldwide Launch” /></div><p>Netflix just expanded into just about every nation on Earth. That’s a big deal—not just for Netflix but for almost the entire Internet.</p> <p>The post <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com/2016/01/the-counterintuitive-tech-behind-netflixs-worldwide-launch/”>The Counterintuitive Tech Behind Netflix&#8217;s Worldwide Launch</a> appeared first on <a rel=”nofollow” href=”http://www.wired.com”>WIRED</a>.</p><br clear=’all’/><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353417/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8ee/sc/28/rc/1/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353417/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8ee/sc/28/rc/1/rc.img” border=”0″/></a><br/><br/><a href=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353417/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8ee/sc/28/rc/2/rc.htm” rel=”nofollow”><img src=”http://rc.feedsportal.com/r/247387353417/u/0/f/661370/c/35185/s/4cb3c8ee/sc/28/rc/2/rc.img” bo

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