Wired Can Robots Help Get More Girls Into Science and Tech? 2017-10-23T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 Toys are a powerful way to teach kids how to engineer and code. And they way they're targeted has important effects. How Netflix Made 'Stranger Things' a Global Phenomenon 2017-10-23T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 For a show like 'Stranger Things' to succeed abroad Netflix has to translate its genius to as many markets as possible. Literally. Star Wars News: Is Everyone Switching Sides In 'The Last Jedi'? 2017-10-23T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 Is Luke going to the dark side? Will Kylo Ren see the light? Fan theories are all over the place on this one. Prezi’s Augmented Reality Presentation Software Wants to Kill Boring PowerPoints 2017-10-23T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 The startup is using augmented reality to make presentations more immersive and engaging. NOAA Predicts Its Third Warm Winter in a Row 2017-10-23T11:00:00.000000000+00:00 Do three warm winters in a row mean the planet is warming faster, or is the trend just part of normal seasonal variability? How Big Tech Became a Bipartisan Whipping Boy 2017-10-23T11:00:00.000000000+00:00 From the right and the left, concerns mount about the power of Google, Facebook and other big tech companies. Peak Design’s Everyday Backpack Gets the Details Right 2017-10-22T14:00:00.000000000+00:00 A backpack that doubles down on the details. Scientists Are Rewriting the History of Photosynthesis 2017-10-22T13:00:00.000000000+00:00 Studies of the energy-harvesting proteins in primitive cells suggest that key features of photosynthesis might have evolved a billion years earlier than scientists thought. Ivanka Trump's Punk Phase and Ted Cruz's Tweeting Top This Week's Internet News 2017-10-22T12:00:00.000000000+00:00 Ivanka Trump says she had a punk phase and was "really into Nirvana" in the 1990s. Not everyone on Twitter is buying that. The Army of Silicon Valley Activists Trying to Elect Democrats 2017-10-22T11:00:00.000000000+00:00 Across the tech landscape, grassroots groups want to help the left reclaim state and local political offices.