How That Lexus Hoverboard Actually Works

THIS WEEK, LEXUS introduced a short teaser video for SLIDE, a hoverboard that appears to not just live up to our Back to the Future II dreams but, at least stylistically, improve on them. Better yet, it’s more science than science fiction. Here’s how it works—and why you won’t find one at Toys’R’Us any time… Read More »

The Future of UI Design? Old-School Text Messages

Texting is easy, familiar, and ubiquitous, so it makes sense that it could become the main channel of communication. The post The Future of UI Design? Old-School Text Messages appeared first on WIRED.

Space Tech Makes Everything Better, Even Wind Farms

Lots of inventions come not from focused, dedicated research, but the serendipitous application of tech developed for some other purpose—often a space-going one. The post Space Tech Makes Everything Better, Even Wind Farms appeared first on WIRED.