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Does repeating a falsehood make it true? It seems so, at least when it comes to the myth that technology is addicting us all. While a reassessment of the role our gadgets play in our lives is healthy, many people are buying into a self-defeating fallacy that ironically makes it harder to dial back.Not only…

‘Remnant: From the Ashes’ Makes Post-Apocalyptic Feel Real

I don’t know why, but I wasn’t expecting autumn. That’s what takes me from believing Remnant: From the Ashes is an interesting experiment to thinking that it’s a game worth playing. It’s the leaves, a smattering of red and orange and brown covering over the dilapidated landscape I find myself in as the game’s first…

A Super-Powered iPhone Chip, a Potential HIV Treatment, and More News

Apple’s iPhone chip might change how you use your phone, scientists are progressing toward a drug-free HIV treatment, and social platforms are considering ditching likes. Here’s the news you need to know, in two minutes or less.Want to receive this two-minute roundup as an email every weekday? Sign up here!Today’s HeadlinesThe biggest iPhone news is…

Hurricane Hunter Explains How They Track and Predict Hurricanes

WIRED Videos Go to WIRED.com Subscribe to ‘WIRED’ on YouTube to keep up with all of our latest videos and shows. When autocomplete results are available use up and down arrows to review and enter to select. NOAA meteorologist researcher Jason Dunion talks with WIRED reporter Matt Simon about what it’s like to fly a…

The Day After 9/11

For 18 years, I’ve believed that only immediate mourners—and those who came close to losing their own lives—should be allowed to talk about 9/11.This conviction started with good intentions. I wanted the story to belong to those who had truly suffered.But over the years too many others appear to have made the same resolution. Now…

Depth of Field: The Shared Memory of One World Trade Center

New York is a city of columns. Architecturally, at least, the cityscape gives that impression. Buildings of varying scale, color, physical shape, density, and panache decorate the skyline with a seeming vertical imperviousness. In fact, one could even stipulate that these buildings are working toward a kind of alloyed beauty. “Despair and resilience are recurring…

How to Watch Tonight’s Democratic Primary Debate

Hope everyone enjoyed a relaxing August break because September is here, and so too is yet another Democratic presidential primary debate. The party’s 10 leading candidates are set to gather in Houston tonight for the third Democratic debate of the 2020 election cycle. And unlike the previous multinight, 20-person speed-dating extravaganzas, this time’s a one-night-only…