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Woman Allegedly Comes Back to Life 10 Hours After Being Pronounced Dead

An 83-year-old woman from Ukraine was pronounced dead at her home by both paramedics and police, last week, but 10 hours later, after her family started making preparations for her funeral, she showed signs of life and has since made a full ...

The Perma-Viral World of the At-Home Nose Job

“Hey yo,” say dozens of young women on TikTok. They look into the camera with their hands obscuring the lower halves of their faces. “Nose job check!” Or, if their perceived flaw is their lips, “Lip filler check!” Bryson Tiller’s “How About Now” ...

Your Ad Here—Uber Moves Into Car-Top Digital Billboards

Uber has always been about the network, spending much of the past decade weaving webs of drivers, passengers, restaurants, bikes, scooters, and (someday) flying cars. Now, it’s launching a digital lattice of a different kind. This April, starting in ...

Today’s Cartoon: Snakes in a Braid

Wednesday, February 26, 2020. By Ali Solomon, with cartooncollections.com. Beauty YouTube scandals have become repetitive: They're always either about privilege and prejudice or improper handling of brand sponsorships. Tuesday, February ...

WIRED’s 13 Must-Read Books for Spring

Since when did allergy season start in February? Some of us are already waking up with swollen under-eyes and leaky nostrils, and it's terrible. The one benefit is more time in bed, where the best thing to do is read. (Never Netflix or work—that ...

This Clever Robotic Finger Feels With Light

“Extracting information out of those 1,000 signals in an analytical way—it's very, very hard to do,” says Ciocarlie, who developed the system. “I would venture to say that it's impossible without modern machine learning.” Courtesy of Columbia ...

The Secret to Enjoying Nature Is … Your Phone

An essential part of having a smartphone is hating yourself for it. The self-awareness that smartphones are bad for us, and that tech companies are evil for addicting us to their apps, is proof of sanity. In recent years, the predictable masochism ...

Chinese Hospitals Deploy AI to Help Diagnose Covid-19

Zhongnan Hospital of Wuhan University in Wuhan, China, is at the heart of the outbreak of Covid-19, the disease caused by the new coronavirus SARS-CoV-2 that has shut down cities in China, as well as Iran, Italy, and South Korea. That’s forced the ...

Lights\! Camera\! Meeting\! Videoconferencing Gets a Makeover

Remote. Also: Distributed. Flexible. WFH. These are all shorthand (and garbage language) for “working from home.” According to Gartner Research, more than 50 percent of global salaried employees will work remotely at least occasionally in 2020, the ...

Playful Penguins Struggle To Keep Atop A Slippery Floating Chunk Of Ice

In this photo provided on Friday Feb. 15, 2013 by World Press Photo, the 1st prize Nature Stories by Paul Nicklen, Canada, for National Geographic magazine shows Emperor Penguins, even though they have evolved an incredibly advanced bubble ...

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