Why This Taste Map Is Wrong | WIRED

From Wired. We’ve all seen the famous "taste map," a diagram of the human tongue that separates different sections based on taste, with examples like sweet, sour, salty, and umami. Robert Margolskee, director and president at Monell Chemical Senses Center, explains why these taste maps are wrong, and provides some more accurate examples of how…

ER Doctor Explains How They’re Handling COVID-19 | WIRED

From Wired. Epidemic expert Dr. Seema Yasmin interviews emergency room physician Dr. Cedric Dark about COVID-19’s effect on the city of Houston, Texas. Dr. Dark talks about how the city is handling the pandemic, and what measures they are beginning to take in preparation for the worst. #stayhome Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube?…

Every Star Trek: Picard Easter Egg Explained | WIRED

From Wired. Star Trek: Picard’s Michael Chabon and Akiva Goldsman reveal some of the show’s greatest secrets and easter eggs. Akiva and Michael break down the return of the Captain Picard Day sign, the numerous references to The Gorn, and the newest implementation of Vasquez Rocks. You can watch Star Trek: Picard on CBS All…

Dr. Seema Yasmin Answers 50 of the Most Googled Coronavirus Questions | WIRED

From Wired. Dr. Seema Yasmin is back to help answer 50 of the most popular coronavirus questions being searched right now. Do coronavirus symptoms come and go? Why is it called coronavirus? Has this virus been around before? For more information, see below: https://www.wired.com/story/what-is-a-coronavirus/ https://www.wired.com/story/how-long-does-the-coronavirus-last-on-surfaces/ https://www.wired.com/story/everything-you-need-to-know-about-coronavirus-vaccines/ https://www.wired.com/story/everything-you-need-to-know-about-coronavirus-testing/ https://www.wired.com/story/coronavirus-disinfectant-cleaning-guide/ You can follow Dr. Seema Yasmin on…

Nick Offerman Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

From Wired. Devs star Nick Offerman answers the internet’s most searched questions about himself. How did Nick Offerman get famous? Is Nick Offerman actually a ballet dancer? Is Nick anything like Ron Swanson? Is he Canadian? A minister? Missing a tooth? Nick answers all these questions and much more! Devs premieres March 5 on FX…

13 Levels of Beatboxing: Easy to Complex | WIRED

From Wired. 2005 Female World Beatbox Champion Butterscotch explains the art of beatboxing in 13 levels of difficulty. Starting with just the bass drum, Butterscotch layers more and more vocal drums and instruments on top of each other until she starts adding real, live instruments as well. To see more of Butterscotch’s work check out:…

How This Guy Balances Impossible Rock Structures | Obsessed | WIRED

From Wired. Michael Grab’s mind-bending rock formations aren’t held together by glue or steel rods. Shockingly, his rock piles are stacked using only the laws of gravity. Michael’s rock formations have taken the internet by storm, and brought an even greater attention to rock balancing. Find out just how Michael makes the seemingly impossible, possible.…