Category : Wired News

Welcome to Google Island

I awoke aboard a boat, just before daybreak, which was weird. The last thing I remembered was being in San Francisco?s Moscone Center, wrapping up a four-hour Google I/O keynote liveblogging session. My last recollection was of Google CEO Larry Page taking questions from the audience and promoting a vision

What <em>Star Trek Into Darkness</em> Could Tell Us About J.J. Abrams' <em>Star Wars</em>

The biggest question that comes up in Star Trek Into Darkness: What does this mean for Star Wars?

Specialized Aims to Make Bicycling Less of a Drag With New Wind Tunnel

For years, bicycle makers have squeezed more speed and efficiency out of their products by shaving weight to the minimums set by cycling’s ruling bodies. But to really improve a bike, whether it’s for riding in the peloton or the park, you have to reduce aerodynamic drag.

Charted: Extraterrestrial Driving Records

NASA has just released this cute chart depicting the various distances traveled by wheeled machines on other worlds.

Terrorist Entered Witness Protection, Then Fled the United States

The Justice Department’s internal watchdog found “significant problems” in how the feds handle terrorists who snitch and get new identities. They can evade no-fly lists. Some actually have.