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Covid Will Become Endemic. The World Must Decide What That Means

The task of 2022 will be figuring out how much action we’re willing to take and how much disease and death we’ll tolerate.

Year in Review

20 Movies We Can’t Wait to See in 2022

From Keanu Reeves to Batman, here's who you should line up to see at the multiplex—hopefully. 

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Covid Will Become Endemic. The World Must Decide What That Means

The task of 2022 will be figuring out how much action we’re willing to take and how much disease and death we’ll tolerate.

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7 Rapid At-Home Covid-19 Tests—and Where to Find Them

Planning to travel or see family during the holidays? Add an antigen test kit—if you can find one—to your packing list.

Science

The Physics of Wile E. Coyote’s 10 Billion-Volt Electromagnet

The famous cartoon schemer has an ingenious plan to lure Bugs Bunny out of his hole—and it involves a giant magnet and an iron carrot.

Gear

The Excruciating Evolution of Luxury Watches

Always looking to the next technical challenge, many high-end timepieces are perpetually undergoing R&D.

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WIRED Peers Into the Future of Reality

Two decades after The Matrix, technologies have emerged that make us question what is real—in ways stranger, if less sinister, than the movie imagined.

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Watch Highlights From Our 2021 Event

We spoke with AI experts, an NFT artist, and more about how to build a better future. Here's what they said.