In Epic Drought, California’s Water Cops Get Tough at Last

On Friday, California’s State Water Resources Control Board announced it was cutting historical water rights. The post In Epic Drought, California’s Water Cops Get Tough at Last appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Nick Stockton Powered by WPeMatico...

Sharp’s Got the Only THX-Certified 4K TV So Far This Year

The 70-inch UH series set comes with Android TV built in, and it boasts local-dimming and color-enhancement features. The post Sharp’s Got the Only THX-Certified 4K TV So Far This Year appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Tim Moynihan Powered by WPeMatico...

If you want to visit every Tesla Supercharger in the US, read this first

The Traveling Salesman Problem is a notoriously difficult mathematical challenge that can bring even the most powerful supercomputer to its knees. On the surface, it’s devilishly simple — given a set of cities, what’s the shortest path to reach each city and return to the starting point? — but...

Cuphead is the video game Walt Disney would have loved

Don’t listen to me. I’m not a hardcore gamer. Hell, I’m barely a gamer at all. Still, I spent 90 minutes watching Microsoft’s E3 event last night after I put the kids to bed. Not because I wanted to, but because it’s my job. What I didn’t expect was...

The FDA’s Livestock Antibiotic Policies Still Aren’t Enough

The FDA’s policies surrounding the use of antibiotics in livestock aren’t good enough to help us answer the most basic questions about drug resistance. The post The FDA’s Livestock Antibiotic Policies Still Aren’t Enough appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Katie M. Palmer Powered by WPeMatico...

Ambush Portraits Capture LA Drivers in Their Beloved Cars

Street photography takes a strange turn when an LA photographer shoots people through their car windows. The post Ambush Portraits Capture LA Drivers in Their Beloved Cars appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Jakob Schiller Powered by WPeMatico...

Microsoft will encrypt Bing search traffic by default

Using Bing is going to be a little bit more secure this summer, with Microsoft encrypting traffic on its search engine by default. The company has been offering encrypted search as an option for about a year and a half now, but is finally making the feature standard for all...

12 Perfect Gifts for Stay-at-Home Dads

You’re out making the bacon. Dad’s at home, frying it up for the kids. Buy him some gifts to ease his soul. The post 12 Perfect Gifts for Stay-at-Home Dads appeared first on WIRED. Go to Source Author: Michael Calore and Tim Moynihan Powered by WPeMatico...

Nepal earthquake moved Mount Everest by three centimeters

The 7.8-magnitude earthquake that struck Nepal in April caused Mount Everest to move three centimeters to the southwest, geologists in China announced in a report published this week. The world’s highest peak had been moving northeast at a pace of four centimeters per year over the past decade, the...

The PS4’s new media player is perfect for torrents

Sony is finally adding a dedicated media player app to the PS4, announcing the news via a blog post before its E3 press conference. PS4 users will see the new app’s icon appear in their console’s content area — they simply select it to download the software from the PS Store....