Accent Expert Gives a Tour of U.S. Accents | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. Dialect coach Erik Singer takes us on a tour of different accents across English-speaking North America. Erik and a host of other linguists and language experts (Nicole Holliday, Megan Figuero, Sunn m’Cheaux, & Kalina Newmark), take a look at some of the most interesting and distinct accents around the country. Host: Erik Singer…

Meteorologist Debunks Weather Myths | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. Chief Meteorologist for WNBC Janice Huff takes a look at some common myths we’ve all heard about the weather and meteorology, and parses out which are fact, and which are pure fiction. Can tornadoes cross water? Can lightning strike the same place twice? Are rainbows only seven colors? Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED…

WIRED Breaks Down CES 2021 0 (0)

From Wired. CES is quite a bit different this year. For the first time ever, CES is entirely virtual, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t plenty to talk about. Senior Writer Lauren Goode talks with WIRED staff about the newest tech from the show, including TCL’s rollable phones, shower head speakers, UV phone chargers, Samsung’s…

What Did We Do Wrong With Dairy Products? | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. The way that we produce and consume dairy today is nothing like it’s been for thousands of years. It has resulted in nutritionally inferior foods. The cows are fed differently, the milk is treated differently and we even eat it differently. The key to unlocking dairy’s potential lies in its past. Dr. Bill…

Researcher Breaks Down Cyberpunk Video Games | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. In this episode of Game Over(analyzed), Associated Researcher Lars Schmeink breaks down how cyberpunk is portrayed in modern video games. Most people recognize the cyberpunk aesthetic from movies like Blade Runner and The Matrix, but there are plenty of video games that fit into this subgenre as well. Lars talks about how the…

Is the YouTube Algorithm Controlling Us? I Try to Find Out | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. Do algorithms enhance our worst behaviors? How do algorithms influence our world views? Are social media algorithms making the world worse? Tech journalist Sinead Bovell talks with an ex-YouTube engineer, a former design ethicist from Google and an Oxford professor about the impact algorithms are having in our lives. Sources: https://www.adfontesmedia.com/interactive-media-bias-chart-2/ https://www.wired.com/story/the-toxic-potential-of-youtubes-feedback-loop/ https://www.wired.com/story/youtube-algorithm-silence-conspiracy-theories/…

How to Make the World’s Best Paper Airplane | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. John Collins, also known as ‘The Paper Airplane Guy,’ teaches us how to fold and fly our very own version of his "world record" paper airplane. John attempts to make the greatest paper airplane on the planet, and takes us along for the ride. Can’t get enough? Watch John go in-depth on this…

How to Make the ‘Canard’ Paper Airplane | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. John Collins, also known as ‘The Paper Airplane Guy,’ teaches us how to fold and fly our very own "Canard" paper airplane. Can’t get enough? Watch John go in-depth on this airplane and much more: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=3KqjRPV9_PY Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? ►► http://wrd.cm/15fP7B7 Listen to the Get WIRED podcast ►► https://link.chtbl.com/wired-ytc-desc…

Conductor Breaks Down Orchestra Scenes From Movies & TV | WIRED 0 (0)

From Wired. Conductor Marin Alsop examines some band and orchestra scenes from popular movies and television shows and determines how accurate they really are. Does the conductor from the movie "Whiplash" have an effective teaching style? How historically accurate is "Amadeus"? Was Richard Dreyfuss convincing as a high school orchestra conductor? Marin answers all these…