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After $200 Million, Darpa Gives Up on Formation-Flying Satellites 17 May 2013 | 10:00 pm
Darpa is ending its experiment with small, close-flying spacecraft, but that doesn't mean the concept is dead.
Slowly, Military Opens the Door to Outside Prosecutions for Sexual Assault 17 May 2013 | 09:18 pm
The military doesn't want to take sexual assault cases out of the chain of command. But as scandals compile and Congress prepares to act, it may have to.
Game|Life Podcast: EA Ditches Online Passes and Wii U, But Mostly Wii U 17 May 2013 | 09:04 pm
Wired senior editor Peter Rubin joins me to explore two Electronic Arts announcements that might prove quite telling of gaming's future.
Trailer Face-Off: The New <em>Pacific Rim</em> vs. the <em>Atlantic Rim</em> Knockoff 17 May 2013 | 07:45 pm
So, there's a new trailer for director Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim . However, on another YouTube channel not so far away, there's also a new, not as sleek but equally entertaining trailer for Atl...
<em>Star Trek Into Darkness</em> Updates Federation Fashion by Returning to the '60s 17 May 2013 | 06:56 pm
Star Trek Into Darkness costume designer Michael Kaplan readily admits that he wasn?t a Star Trek fan prior to being hired for the 2009 reboot. Still, with iconic sci-fi movies like Blade Runner and A...
Watch the Biggest Explosion Ever Seen on the Moon 17 May 2013 | 06:00 pm
NASA scientists recorded the biggest explosion from a meteorite impact on the moon that they have seen in eight years of monitoring.
New Efforts to Overhaul Psychiatric Diagnoses Spurred by DSM Turmoil 17 May 2013 | 05:30 pm
Tomorrow marks the official release of the DSM-5, a hugely influential diagnostic guide that defines disorders of the mind. Many experts say it's fundamentally flawed, and efforts to develop a better ...
How a Massive Glass Casino Represents Traditional Native American Forms 17 May 2013 | 02:30 pm
Each week, Wired Design brings you a photo of one of our favorite buildings, showcasing boundary-pushing architecture and design involved in the unique structures that make the world's cityscapes inte...
What We Supposedly Learned About Technology From 1995's <em>Evolver</em> 17 May 2013 | 02:30 pm
Today's dubious lesson in technology as explained by movies: 1995's Evolver in which a teenage videogame fan wins an indestructible military robot in a contest and it works out pretty much exactly as ...
The Strangest Ways Wild Animals Crossed Paths With Humans This Week 17 May 2013 | 02:30 pm
A roundup of odd ways humans and wild animals crossed paths this week compiled by Jon Mooallem, author of the upcoming book Wild Ones: A Sometimes Dismaying, Weirdly Reassuring Story About Looking at ...