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wired.com — The Stanley's bio-pharma operation is just one example of the ways science and tech are transforming every aspect of the industry-from growing to harvesting to packaging to retailing to consuming-as this black (and gray) market emerges into the sunlight of legitimate commerce. Start with indoor farms, which are massively energy-intensive.
The Firefly -- for getting the most out of your medicine. "The Tesla of toking up." wired.com/2014/04/high-t…
great pre-weekend read by @mat: How Silicon Valley entrepreneurs are rushing to cash in on cannabis. wired.com/2014/04/high-t…
"A personal disclosure: I’ve smoked a lot of pot." wired.com/2014/04/high-t…
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RT @bobmcmillan: Man, @mat is a great writer. Check out "High Tech," his very nicely put-together piece on Silicon Valley 4.20 http://t.co/…
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The Craziest, Coolest Mustangs That Never Were

wired.com — Ford is celebrating the Mustang's 50th anniversary, and as much as we love the original GT350 and the sublime second-gen Boss 302, we're utterly fascinated by some of the Mustangs that never were. Automakers create dozens of design studies, concepts and prototypes when developing a new car, and dozens more over the course of its life.

18 Maps From When the World Thought California Was an Island

wired.com — Glen McLaughlin wandered into a London map shop in 1971 and discovered something strange. On a map from 1663 he noticed something he'd never seen before: California was floating like a big green carrot, untethered to the west coast of North America.
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Absurd Creature of the Week: An Ant That Skydives and Uses Its Head as a Shield

wired.com — With a range stretching from Argentina all the way up into the southern U.S., this incredible genus of ants has also mastered the art of rainforest skydiving, leaping from the canopy to avoid predators, only to steer themselves mid-flight right back onto the trunk of their home tree.
If you're plummeting through the air and someone is swinging a sword at you, I have just the ant you're looking for. wired.com/2014/04/absurd…
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See How Cadbury Hatches 350 Million Goo-Filled Eggs a Year

wired.com — Candy company Mondelēz International only sells Cadbury Créme Eggs from January through Easter, but its factories fill chocolate shells with gooey cream 364 days a year. It's the only way to ensure 350 million eggcellent candies are ready for their plastic-grass-lined baskets.

Omni Present: An Icon, Back From the Dead

wired.com — Photo: Gregory Reid The metallic inks and overheated writing of Omni, a futurist monthly from Penthouse s publisher, influenced a generation of nerds-and the magazine you re reading. Now Omni (which folded in 1998) is back; the plan is to publish new material online and make a little coin from the archive.

Game|Life Podcast: President Dirtbike

wired.com — We talk Trials Fusion, PAX East and more on this week's Game|Life podcast. WIRED's Peter Rubin and Laura Hudson join me once again to dream up an incredible new game idea that we ask that you please not steal. Game|Life's podcast is posted on Fridays, is available on iTunes, can be downloaded directly and is embedded below.

Meet the Inventors of a 3-D Printer for Hyper-Complicated Candy

wired.com — Photos by 3D Systems Photos by 3D Systems Photos by 3D Systems Presented by Despite its futuristic look, the ChefJet works like an ordinary inkjet photo printer, with food coloring replacing ink and sugar taking the place of paper. A thin layer of crystals is spread on its build platform.

Transcendence: A Movie Too Terrible to Even Hate-Watch

wired.com — Some movies reel you in with dazzling dialogue and plots;Some movies turn you upside down and tie your brain in knots;Some movies overwhelm you, leave you speechless in mid-sentence;Then there are those none-of-the-abovers-like Transcendence.

Americans Aren’t Ready for the Future Google and Amazon Want to Build

wired.com — Americans are hopeful about the future of technology. But don't release the drones just yet. And forget meat grown in a petri dish. Pushing new tech on a public that isn't ready can have real bottom-line consequences. That's the takeaway from a new study released by the Pew Research Center looking at how U.S.
'Lab grown organs: yes. Meat: no' Americans Aren’t Ready for the Future #Google and #Amazon Want to Build | @WIRED wired.com/2014/04/future…

WIRED Space Photo of the Day

wired.com — By Adam Mann 04.01.14 | 3:01 pm | Permalink The peak-ring basin Scarlatti is seen at the center of this image. While Scarlatti has a typical peak ring in many respects, in the northeast section it transitions to a large (approximately 30 km) pit surrounded by high-reflectance material.
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CDC: Foodborne Illness in the U.S. Not Getting Better

wired.com — The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention today released their annual survey of foodborne illnesses in the United States, and the news is, well, not great. In the words of the press announcement they sent out to announce the data release: "limited progress."
RT @CandySagon: Latest food safety news in a smiley face chart. Except there are no smiley faces. wrd.cm/1qVeSMz http://t.co/QBms…

WIRED Space Photo of the Day

wired.com — By Adam Mann 04.01.14 | 3:01 pm | Permalink The peak-ring basin Scarlatti is seen at the center of this image. While Scarlatti has a typical peak ring in many respects, in the northeast section it transitions to a large (approximately 30 km) pit surrounded by high-reflectance material.

Why the Console Wars Won’t Be Anything Like You Expect

wired.com — Think you know what's going to happen in the console wars? Think again. The battle between Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is exciting to watch, but its importance is being significantly overblown. Yesterday, the NPD Group said that even after the launch of Xbox exclusive Titanfall, PS4 outsold Xbox. Shock!
Answering lots of questions in the comments of the console wars story wired.com/2014/04/xbox-o…

Why the Console Wars Won’t Be Anything Like You Expect

wired.com — Think you know what's going to happen in the console wars? Think again. The battle between Xbox One and PlayStation 4 is exciting to watch, but its importance is being significantly overblown. Yesterday, the NPD Group said that even after the launch of Xbox exclusive Titanfall, PS4 outsold Xbox. Shock!
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