Category : My Wired

Netflix and Google Books Are Blurring the Line Between Past and Present

We are now living in a history glut; the Internet has muddled the line between past and present. As our past gets closer and closer to the present and the line separating our now from our then dissolves, we’re approaching an odd sort of asymptote.<br

The LA Road That Tricks Bad Motorcyclists Into Crashing

The Snake is pure motoring perfection. A two-mile stretch of heaven that ends with what could be the most crashed corner in Southern California.

The Shout-Outs and Easter Eggs You Missed in the Sherlock</em> Finale

Learn the many hidden references and shout-outs in the Sherlock season finale, “His Last Vow.”

Two Premium Compact Cameras, Head to Head

With big sensors and high-quality lenses, these pocketable cameras can crank out pro results.

Amazon Prime Was Too Good to Be True After All

Amazon really has no choice but to raise the price of its “free” two-day shipping program. The irony is that Amazon Prime has worked out just like Amazon wanted it to.

WIRED Space Photo of the Day: Storm of Stars

A storm of stars is brewing in the Trifid nebula, as seen in this view from NASA’s Wide-field Infrared Survey Explorer, or WISE. The stellar nursery, where baby stars are bursting into being, is the yellow-and-orange object dominating the picture. Yellow bars in the nebula appear to cut a cavity

What Sherlock'</em>s Text Messages Tell Us About Ourselves

Where did the floating text in the BBC’s Sherlock reboot come from — and what does it tell us about our love for social media and text messaging?

A Surefire Way to Stop Hoarding Photos on Your Phone

Everyone’s a photographer thanks to smartphones. Millions of photos of sunsets, lunches, friends, kids, cats (so many cats), and selfies are taken everyday. That’s great. But, you don’t have to — and shouldn’t — keep all those photos on your smartphone.

In Pandemic</em>, Humanity's Biggest Threats are Killer Mutants and Anti-Vaxxers

In the latest episode of Geek’s Guide to the Galaxy writer Scott Sigler talks about his new virus novel Pandemic.

Super Bowl Ads Suck Up to the Internet With Memes Aplenty

With every passing year, our discussion of Super Bowl ads takes place online — and advertisers are trying to capitalize on that.