The Air Force Runs a Bomb-Building Competition. Cuz ‘MERICA

Welcome to the country's premier bomber, ballistic missile, and security forces competition. The post The Air Force Runs a Bomb-Building Competition. Cuz ‘MERICA appeared first on WIRED.

How (and Why) to Safely Open Your Wi-Fi Network During a Disaster

Disasters happen. Emergency access to Wi-Fi is critical, for affected people and first responders. But you have to do it right. The post How (and Why) to Safely Open Your Wi-Fi Network During a Disaster appeared first on WIRED.

Why Dropping Music on Friday Is Pivotal (Hint: It’s Not Sales)

For 25 years in the U.S., albums came out on Tuesday. Last year, in the face of piracy and declining sales, that changed to Friday. Did the move help? The post Why Dropping Music on Friday Is Pivotal (Hint: It's Not Sales) appeared first on WIRED.

Could This Be the Year Movies Stopped Mattering?

There are great films out there, and people who want to see them. But in a year of endless pop-cultural distractions, movies have never felt less important. The post Could This Be the Year Movies Stopped Mattering? appeared first on WIRED.

Where Are Trump’s and Clinton’s Biggest Donations Coming From? We Made a Map

The 10 zip codes donating the most money to the Clinton campaign are located in just three metropolitan areas: New York, Washington D.C., and San Francisco. The post Where Are Trump’s and Clinton’s Biggest Donations Coming From? We Made a Map appeared first on WIRED.

Meet Luigi the PoopBot. He’s Here to Scrape Your Sewers

MIT is studying waste to understand everything from heroin use to antibiotic-resistant bacteria—and all with the help of a sewer-slurping robot named Luigi. The post Meet Luigi the PoopBot. He’s Here to Scrape Your Sewers appeared first on WIRED.

Human-Induced Climate Change Has Been Going On Longer Than You Think

Signs of warming appear as early as 1830 say researchers, whose analysis will help build accurate baseline of temperature before influence of human activity. The post Human-Induced Climate Change Has Been Going On Longer Than You Think appeared first on WIRED.

[Updated] Gov’t Mule, moe. & Blackberry Smoke Share Red Rocks Stage

Last night Gov’t Mule and Blackberry Smoke brought along moe. for their Smokin’ Mule Tour stop in Colorado.

Hamilton Leithauser + Rostam Share Fitful New Track, ‘When The Truth Is…’

Former Vampire Weekend member Rostam Batmanglij and ex-Walkmen vocalist Hamilton Leithauser have already shared a few tastes of their upcoming collaborative project, I Had a Dream That You Were Mine, such as singles "In a Black Out" and "A 1000 Times." Now, the duo has released another track, the restless, waltzy "When the Truth Is..."

Britney Spears Sings ‘Oops! …I Did it Again’ and ‘…Baby One More Time’ on ‘Carpool Karaoke’

Britney Spears made her long-awaited appearance on James Corden's "Carpool Karaoke" Late Late Show segment last night, in support of her just-dropped album Glory. As expected, The two broke out a lot of the hits, including "Toxic," "...Baby One More Time," Oops! ...I Did it Again," and, of course, Glory's lead single, "Make Me..." (Question: Has anyone…