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Happy Arachtober: Spider Cthulu Hey, spiders are just trying to make a living. Sometimes in your house. The post Happy Arachtober: Spider Cthulu appeared first on WIRED.
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This App Uses Your Neighbors Phones to Find Your Lost Pet Pawscout's connected pet ID tag and free app will help you track down your lost pet. The post This App Uses Your Neighbors’ Phones to Find Your Lost Pet appeared first on WIRED.
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The Invention of the Equals Sign The use of ‘=’ to mean ‘equals’ is one of those minor advances in mathematics that we take for granted. It’s so small that we don’t really think about it. But Joseph Mazur, the author of Enlightening Symbols A Short His
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Sneaky Jays Look and Listen to Steal From Others In a new study, Rachael Shaw, of Victoria University of Wellington, and Nicola Clayton, of the University of Cambridge, tested whether Eurasian jays can recall and use both visual and auditory information when stealing other birds' caches. The post Sneaky
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What Can You Do With All That Halloween Candy? Could burning the calories from your Halloween candy charge your smart phone? The post What Can You Do With All That Halloween Candy? appeared first on WIRED.
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Winning Microscope Photographs Are Beautiful, Intriguing, and Creepy The winner's of Nikon's annual Small World microscope photography contest this year include images of transgenic kidneys, a cricket's tongue, spider eyes, and a scarlet pimpernel. The first-place photograph was chosen out of more than 1,200 entries from 7
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Why It Took 23 Years to Link Amelia Earharts Disappearance to This Scrap of Metal Researchers had tried for 23 years to connect this piece of metal to Amelia Earhart's disappearance. They finally think they've proven it was part of her plane. The post Why It Took 23 Years to Link Amelia Earhart’s Disappearance to This Scrap of Me
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6 Expert Tricks for Getting the Best Candy This Halloween Your kids may be content with a few fun-size Snickers and tiny boxes of Nerds, but if you're looking for quality candy and lots of it, you need a PhD-level strategy. So we talked to a bunch of academics to create this greed-is-good guide to landing more l
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Wed Sell a Kidney for One of These Vintage British Motorcycles Classic British motorcycles from the collection of a Texas lawyer are going up for auction. The post We’d Sell a Kidney for One of These Vintage British Motorcycles appeared first on WIRED.
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This Fiery Tool Finishes Your Meat With a Blast of Heat The Searzall is a baffle that fits over the business end of a blowtorch to spread out the heat, turning your BernzOmatic torch into a handheld broiler. The post This Fiery Tool Finishes Your Meat With a Blast of Heat appeared first on WIRED.
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