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Joining the Stay-at-Home Bread Boom? Science Has Some Advice

Joining the Stay-at-Home Bread Boom? Science Has Some Advice

Bread is on the rise. The number of people Googling “bread” hit an all-time high this week. Instagrammers and Twitterers alike are rolling in dough—not figuratively, but literally—and bread-making...
The Prepping Industry Wasn’t Prepared for the Coronavirus

The Prepping Industry Wasn’t Prepared for the Coronavirus

“It’s been crazy, crazy, crazy,” David Sanders says. “Unprecedented.”Unprecedented, crazy events happen to be Sanders’ specialty. He runs an online disaster preparedness shop called Doomsday Prep, which sells a wide...
Is It OK to Make Coronavirus Memes and Jokes?

Is It OK to Make Coronavirus Memes and Jokes?

A global outbreak that has killed thousands of people doesn’t seem like a likely source of humor, but the internet can’t stop cracking jokes about coronavirus. Since late last year,...
Mike Bloomberg’s Meme Campaign Is Just the Beginning

Mike Bloomberg’s Meme Campaign Is Just the Beginning

It is, however, significantly more complicated than that. “Social-media-influencer political ads are definitely in the gray zone of the law, and I think that’s being charitable,” says Bonnie Patten, executive...
Duuuuude. What Happens if the Earth Gains Consciousness?

Duuuuude. What Happens if the Earth Gains Consciousness?

The interactive art pop-up 'The End of You' tackles the environmental crisis through a transhumanistic lens. It'll even let you morph into a tree. Well, sorta. Source: Duuuuude. What Happens...
This Week's Cartoons: It's Parenting Week at WIRED!

This Week’s Cartoons: It’s Parenting Week at WIRED!

Friday, January 31, 2020. By Tom Toro, with cartooncollections.com. All those fathers out there posting about #dadlife on social media are changing the face of fatherhood. Thursday, January 30, 2020. By...
Twitch's Non-Gamers Are Finally Having Their Moment

Twitch’s Non-Gamers Are Finally Having Their Moment

“Just Chatting isn't one game. It's thousands of different niches grouped together,” says Kitboga.Twitch’s predecessor and parent company Justin.tv launched in 2007 to facilitate livestreaming in all of its forms,...
This Week’s Cartoons: Santas, Elves, and Goldilocks

This Week’s Cartoons: Santas, Elves, and Goldilocks

Goldilocks and the three Bearbnb reviews. Source: This Week’s Cartoons: Santas, Elves, and Goldilocks By WIRED Cartoons Techylawyer and its authors do not claim to have written this article, we acknowledge the...
How The Dodo Became the Warmest, Fuzziest Corner of the Web

How The Dodo Became the Warmest, Fuzziest Corner of the Web

Frog is a rooster. Every weekday, he speeds down his family’s dusty driveway, rocking back and forth as he goes, like a feathery wind-up toy. Seconds later, a yellow school...
Chatroulette Was Shorthand for Chaos Online. Then Came the 2010s

Chatroulette Was Shorthand for Chaos Online. Then Came the 2010s

Try to take stock of the 2010s in social media and you might begin to feel a sense of dread. This was the decade of mistrust and manipulation, when platforms...

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