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What Does It Take to Put a Waterfall on a Skyscraper?

The Liebian Building in Guiyang, China has a 350-foot-tall artificial waterfall built into its face.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/what-does-it-take-to-put-a-waterfall-on-a-skyscraper

Goodreads and the Crushing Weight of Literary FOMO

Have a friend on social media who's always reading 10 times as much as you? I feel your pain.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/goodreads-fomo

How Technology Shapes the Way We Read

WIRED set out to examine how technology is shifting our relationships with books. Here's what we found out.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/how-we-read-introduction

How My Smartphone Revived the Purity of Reading

Apps like Pocket and Flipboard have turned commutes into the perfect time to binge-read.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/smartphone-apps-optimized-reading

From Surface Go to the Instant Pot Max, All the Things We Loved This Month

Plus: Our review of Apple's new MacBook Pro, Roku's new TV speakers, and the next generation of Gorilla Glass.
Source: https://www.wired.com/gallery/things-we-loved-july-2018

Seriously, We Need to Talk About Hannah Gadsby's 'Nanette'

It's been on Netflix for weeks, but people are still discussing this special. So are we.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/hannah-gadsby-nanette-discussion

Climate Change Is Coming for Underwater Archaeological Sites

The second death of long-submerged shipwrecks.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/climate-change-is-coming-for-underwater-archaeological-sites

Panasonic Wireless Headphones (RP-HD605N) Review: Bose Beaters?

The RP-HD605N over-ear headphones with noise cancelling prove Panasonic's still got it.
Source: https://www.wired.com/review/review-panasonic-hi-res-wireless-headphones-rp-hd605n

Blueair Sense+ Review: Breathe Easy With This WiFi-Enabled Air Purifier

Check on indoor air pollutants and bid them begone with Blueair's smart air purifier.
Source: https://www.wired.com/review/review-blueair-sense

Are Diplomas in Your DNA?

Last week researchers announced more than 1,000 genetic variants associated with how far a person gets through school—along with warnings for how *not* to use that data. But earlier results from the same group are already available in a consumer product.
Source: https://www.wired.com/story/are-diplomas-in-your-dna

Source: https://www.wired.com/
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