Gadgets – TechCrunch John Biggs

 BOLDR is a small watch company with a distinct style. Selling primarily on Kickstarter, the company has gone through a number of design iterations to land on the <a target="_blank" href="“>Expedition, a watch designed to take you to the farthest reaches of the Earth and/or the copier down the hall. The Expedition is reminiscent of some of the Hamilton Field Watches… Read More

WIRED Geek's Guide to the Galaxy

On this week's episode of the 'Geek's Guide to the Galaxy' podcast the creators of the science fiction show look back on its legacy. The post Prisoners of Gravity: Hey, TV Sci-Fi Can Have Ideas After All appeared first on WIRED.

Gadgets – TechCrunch John Biggs

 Swatch, the fashion watch for the masses, has created Swatch X You, a clever online watch “factory” that lets you pick a face, band, and extra doodads to truly customize your $65 to $85 watch. The service, available now, offers watches in two sizes 34mm and 41mm. I’ve asked the Swatch group for comment – I basically want to know who is buying Swatches these days… Read More

WIRED Geek's Guide to the Galaxy

A Psychologist Created Wonder Woman to Institute Female Rule
William Moulton Marston created the heroine to acclimate boys to the idea of powerful women. The post A Psychologist Created Wonder Woman to Institute Female Rule appeared first on WIRED.

Gadgets – TechCrunch John Biggs

 According to horological legend the first luxury watch made of steel – the Audemars Piguet Royal Oak caused great consternation when it launched in 1972. Up until then there were timekeepers – small, cheap watches like Timex and Seiko – and expensive pieces that you handed out at retirements from brands like Rolex and Patek Philippe. To build a luxury watch in steel was an… Read More

WIRED Geek's Guide to the Galaxy

Now Is a Good Time to Start Living Like a Wizard
Even if you've never gotten into live action role-playing before, now is a great time to start. The post Now Is a Good Time to Start Living Like a Wizard appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Maria Lokke

Westworld’s Creators Know Why Sci-Fi Is So Dystopian
According to co-creator Jonathan Nolan, with sci-fi "we're inventing cautionary tales for ourselves." The post Westworld's Creators Know Why Sci-Fi Is So Dystopian appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Angela Watercutter

Wonder Woman and the Importance of the Female Hero Moment
Patty Jenkins' superhero movie gives its lead more than a few slow-mo heroic moments. And she deserves every single one. The post Wonder Woman and the Importance of the Female Hero Moment appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Graeme McMillan

Wonder Woman Overcame Her Origin Story to Become a Feminist Icon
Despite Diana of Themyscira's legacy of empowerment, that's not what made her a superhero—it was a crush gone wild. The post Wonder Woman Overcame Her Origin Story to Become a Feminist Icon appeared first on WIRED.

WIRED Graeme McMillan

While You Were Offline: Trump’s Paris Agreement Decision Turned Into Quite a ‘Covfefe’
And yes, "covfefe" is still a thing. The post While You Were Offline: Trump's Paris Agreement Decision Turned Into Quite a 'Covfefe' appeared first on WIRED.