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How ‘Buy Now, Pay Later’ Really Works

This week on "Gadget Lab," we chart the rise of services that let you pay for purchases in interest-free insta...

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Effective Altruism Is Pushing a Dangerous Brand of ‘AI Safety’

This philosophy—supported by tech figures like Sam Bankman-Fried—fuels the AI research agenda, creating a harmful system...

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Pop-Up Farming Pods to Help Colonizers Grow Crops on Mars

Interstellar Lab’s inflatable BioPod is designed to help plants survive inhospitable conditions on Earth and allow explo...

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Pliocene-Like Monsoons Are Returning to the American Southwest

As carbon concentrations rise, conditions are becoming more like they were 3 million years ago, when the area was wetter...

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Apple Won’t Let Staff Work Remotely to Escape Texas Abortion Limits

In "listening sessions," Texas managers said employees fearful of the state’s abortion restrictions couldn...

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203 Cyber Monday Deals Still Going Strong Right Now

The sale bonanzas may be over but many of the same discounts are alive, including on phones, office chairs, and kitchenw...

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Volvo EX90: The Biggest Problem for the New EV Flagship is Polestar

The EX90 ushers in a new era of lidar-driven safety tech for Volvo. But if it's the same car as the Polestar 3 unde...

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Scientists Reexamine Why Zebra Stripes Mysteriously Repel Flies

While biologists still aren't exactly sure how it works, a new study closes in on why the insects that pester Savan...

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The Planet Desperately Needs That UN Plastics Treaty

An agreement can’t magically end the catastrophe of plastic pollution. But it could be a step in the right direction.

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The Hunt for the Kingpin Behind AlphaBay, Part 6: Endgame

With the dark-web marketplace shuttered, Operation Bayonet enters its final phase: driving the site’s refugees into a gi...

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193 Absolute Best Cyber Monday Deals Right Now (2022): Away Luggage, AirPods Pro, and More

These are the top discounts we’ve found across the web today. Whether you want an Away carry-on or AirPods Pro, there’s...

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Layoffs Have Gutted Twitter’s Child Safety Team

Just one person remains to enforce the company’s ban on child sexual abuse across Japan and the Asia Pacific region.

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63 Best Cyber Monday Kitchen and Home Deals (2022): Cookware, Vacuums, and Smart Lights

Whether you need a new coffee maker or smart lights, these are the best discounts on brands like All-Clad, KitchenAid, a...

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7 Best Cyber Monday Sonos Deals (2022): Soundbars, Speakers, Subwoofers

Kit out your home with wireless multi-room audio. These discounts end today.

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78 Best Cyber Monday Phone Deals (2022): Phones, Cases, Tablets, Smartwatches, and More

Treat yourself to a bargain as we serve up a platter of irresistible Cyber Monday discounts on small screens and mobile...

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32 Best Cyber Monday Coffee Maker Deals (2022): Drip Coffee, Espresso Machines, Grinders, Subscriptions

Keep caffeinated this holiday season with some of our favorite beans, subscription services, espresso machines, and grin...

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22 Best Cyber Monday Soundbar and TV Deals (2022): Samsung, Vizio, LG, and More

Upgrade your viewing experience this holiday with these steep discounts on WIRED-tested home theater gear.

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45 Best Apple Cyber Monday Deals (2022): Apple Watch, Apple Pencil, AirPods

Need the second-gen Apple Pencil? Now's the time to snag one at a discount.

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The Future of Sex Ed Is the Internet

Many schools have given up on crafting inclusive and informative sex education. These websites and activists are filling...

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A Peek Inside the FBI's Unprecedented January 6 Geofence Dragnet

Google provided investigators with location data for more than 5,000 devices as part of the federal investigation into t...

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22 Best Cyber Monday Microsoft Deals (2022): Xbox Series S, Surface Laptops

You’ll find discounts on Windows laptops and hundreds of video games on the Microsoft Store.

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WIRED’s Complete Guide to the Best Cyber Monday Deals (2022): Ranked by Category

We've made it easier to find the top Cyber Monday sales on WIRED-recommended gadgets and gizmos.

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46 Best Cyber Monday Fitness and Outdoor Deals (2022): Ebikes, Shoes, Hiking, Backpacks

Chase away the winter blues with discounts on hiking and camping gear, wearable fitness gadgets, and more.

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171 Absolute Best Cyber Monday Deals Right Now (2022)

These are the top discounts we’ve found across the web this weekend. Whether you want binoculars or a robot vac, there’s...

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31 Cyber Monday Deals on Our Fave Amazon Devices: Kindles, Fire TV Sticks, Eero, and More

Cyber Monday is one of the best times of year to save on Kindles, Fire tablets, Eeros, and Fire TV sticks.

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71 Great Best Buy Cyber Monday Deals (2022): iPads, Apple Watches, Cameras

From iPads to mirrorless cameras, here are the shiniest deals we could find from this popular retailer.

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14 Best Cyber Monday Google Device Deals (2022): Pixel 7, Pixel Watch, Nest Cam

The sale started early, but there's still plenty of time to grab a brand-new Pixel 7 or Pixel Watch at a discount.

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6 Best Cyber Monday Sonos Deals (2022): Soundbars, Speakers, Subwoofers

Kit out your home with wireless multi-room audio. These discounts are available through November 28.

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68 Best Target Cyber Monday Deals Still Going (2022)

Target's Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals are still going strong, with deals on soundbars, iPads, and games.

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54 Best Kitchen and Home Deals for Cyber Monday (2022): Cookware, Vacs, and More

Whether you need a new coffee maker or Smart Home gadget, here are the best 2022 Cyber Monday discounts on brands like A...

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