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Slow iPhone? Don't Blame Apple. Blame Your Apps

Each year, fall ushers in a few certainties. Leaves change color and fall gently to the ground. Pumpkin spice flavors turn up in unlikely foodstuffs. And iPhone owners feel pretty sure that Apple has intentionally slowed down their smartphone, in a dastardly attempt to get them to upgrade to the …

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Watch WIRED Build the Biggest Star Wars Lego Set Ever

If you love Lego, then you won’t want to miss this video. The Danish toy company’s latest labor of love is a crazy-intricate Star Wars set of over 7,500 pieces. This Ultimate Collectors’ Edition Millennium Falcon (75192) is for well-heeled Star Wars Lego connoisseurs—its $800 price tag should be an …

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Amazon Finally Made a Waterproof Kindle

The comedian Brian Regan has a great bit about refrigerator shopping, in which he walks into a store and starts talking to a salesman. “What’s this guy supposed to say about refrigerators?” Regan wonders. “‘You’ve got this refrigerator, it keeps all your food cold for $600. You’ve got this refrigerator, …

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Turn Your $20s Into Tubmans With This DIY 3-D Printed Stamp

It wasn’t long ago that Phillip Torrone and Limor Fried heard the news that the United States Treasury was considering putting Harriet Tubman on the $20 bill. It seemed like a big moment, a beacon of progress. But when it became clear that it wouldn’t happen any time soon—the Treasury …

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