The Darkest Black on Earth? Why Scientists & Artists Want the World’s Blackest Substances | WIRED

From Wired. Artists and scientists are searching for ever more light-absorbing materials. To find out what’s behind the quest for ultra-blacks, WIRED’s Arielle Pardes talked with artist Stuart Semple and physicist John Lehman about these amazing materials. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Get more incredible stories on science and tech with…

How This Guy Uses A.I. to Create Art | Obsessed | WIRED

From Wired. Artist Refik Anadol doesn’t work with paintbrushes or clay. Instead, he uses large collections of data and machine learning algorithms to create mesmerizing and dynamic installations. Machine Hallucination at Artechouse NYC: https://www.artechouse.com/nyc WDCH Dreams: https://www.laphil.com/visit/when-youre-here/wdchdreams Winds of Boston: http://refikanadol.com/works/wind-of-boston-data-paintings/ Melting Memories: http://refikanadol.com/works/melting-memories/ Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Get more…

The Best of Autocomplete 2019: Funniest Moments from Stranger Things, Spider-Man and More | WIRED

From Wired. Tom Holland, Zendaya, Finn Wolfhard, Millie Bobby Brown, Dove Cameron, Jon Hamm, David Tennant, Novak Djokovic, Daniel Radcliffe, Sophie Turner, Jack Black, and much more answer the web’s most searched questions about themselves. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Get more incredible stories on science and tech with our daily…

Every Starfighter in Star Wars Explained By Lucasfilm | WIRED

From Wired. Lucasfilms’ Doug Chiang and Amy Beth Christenson explain each and every type of starfighter from the Star Wars movie franchise. These small, combat-focused spacecrafts have become a canvas for some of the most iconic designs in all of cinema. Ever wondered why the "snout" of the X-Wing is so pronounced, or why the…