The Personality Traits You Need to Be a Great Friend, According to Science

If you want to make more friends, and hold on to the ones you’ve got, it all boils down to three key personality traits.Read more...

Make an Extra-Crispy Tortilla Pizza With a Cast Iron Skillet

These crispy tortilla pizzas are easy to make, take very little time, and are the perfect snack for gameday or movie nights. Here’s how to make your own at home.Read more...

Remains of the Day: Apple Issues Important iOS Security Update

Security researchers have discovered an unprecedented exploit on iOS that was used by a “digital arms dealer” to spy on political dissidents and high-value targets.Read more...

Keep Track of Every National Food Day With This Interactive Calendar

National food days aren’t real holidays, but they’re fun, and it’s always nice to have an extra excuse for enjoying certain treats. This calendar covers them all so you always know what food you should be celebrating.Read more...

Finally, a Bluetooth speaker that matches my axe and flannel

 There’s no shortage of portable Bluetooth speakers out there, but lord are a lot of them ugly. What I need is something that will not look amiss sitting on a stump next to me while I hew a yew in my red plaid flannel. Wait, what’s this one?! Read More

The Science of Waiting … and Waiting … for Your Page to Load

Web designers are getting better and better at manipulating how you perceive wait time online. The post The Science of Waiting ... and Waiting ... for Your Page to Load appeared first on WIRED.

Want to Hang Out with POTUS in VR? You Can!

A new virtual reality experience from Felix & Paul Studios lets you visit Yosemite National Park with President Obama. Check it out here. The post Want to Hang Out with POTUS in VR? You Can! appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Book Club: Too Like the Lightning Is Teasing Us, and We Love It

Even the grumpiest among us are won over by the book's breathtaking final act---despite it leaving us hanging. The post WIRED Book Club: Too Like the Lightning Is Teasing Us, and We Love It appeared first on WIRED.

How to Stop WhatsApp From Giving Facebook Your Phone Number

You may never have read a terms and conditions update before, but you'll want to this time. The post How to Stop WhatsApp From Giving Facebook Your Phone Number appeared first on WIRED.

Song Exploder: The Guy Behind Silicon Valley’s Theme Still Records on Cassette

In the latest 'Song Exploder' podcast Tom Fec (aka Tobacco), who composed the theme for HBO's 'Silicon Valley,' breaks down a track from his fourth album. The post Song Exploder: The Guy Behind Silicon Valley's Theme Still Records on Cassette appeared first on WIRED.