Antibiotics May Soon Become Useless. Now What?Antibiotics were one of the great innovations of the last century. Will we still use them 25 years from now?
How to Get Better at 'Back of the Envelope' CalculationsEstimating answers to everyday physics problems is an art form. Here's one tip: learn to ignore what you don't know.
Movie Commentary Tracks Are Back—and They're a Trivia GoldmineThey nearly went extinct with the decline of the DVD, but now filmmaker commentaries are back and better than ever.
How to Watch the WIRED25 Festival and SummitCan’t be in San Francisco for our 25th anniversary bash? Here’s how you can join the fun, wherever you are.
Why Are Bear Cams So Magical? An InvestigationThe salmon-snatching grizzlies of Katmai National Park delight the internet—and obscure the big marketing business behind them.
Help WIRED Track How Political Ads Target You on FacebookWe're partnering with ProPublica to collect and analyze political ads on Facebook with a simple browser extension you can install, too
'First Man' Review: Houston, We Have an Indie BlockbusterBy turns intimate and bombastic, it's the perfect film for cerebral cinephiles and IMAX-loving space odyssey lovers.
Microsoft Calls a Truce in the Linux Patent WarsThe software giant, whose former CEO once called Linux a "cancer," will let others use 60,000 patents for Linux-related open source projects.
Hurricane Michael Hit the Parts of Florida Least Prepared to Flee Its WrathWhat's really scary is that as climate change brings fiercer storms, more places must learn to prepare for disaster.
What Does a Fair Algorithm Actually Look Like?Automated systems take into account thousands of variables to make decisions that affect our lives. People are calling for more transparency in AI, but not everyone agrees on what constitutes a fair explanation.