New Booster Approvals, Data on Kids’ Shots, and More Coronavirus News

More boosters are approved, kids’ shots prove effective, and more countries open up. Here’s what you should know: Want to receive this weekly roundup and other coronavirus news? Sign up here! Headlines The FDA and CDC approve Moderna and J&J boosters Yesterday, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention endorsed boosters for eligible people […]

12 Early Black Friday Deals With Guaranteed Prices

Early holiday shopping is smart, but this year, it might be vital in making sure your gifts arrive on time. But what if you’re trying to save money by waiting until Black Friday? Well, Best Buy is offering an Early Black Friday sale full of discounts on gear WIRED reviewers recommend.  There are quite a […]

The Battle Over Dungeons & Dragons Was the Ultimate Geek War

Following the unexpected success of Dungeons & Dragons in the late ’70s, game designers Gary Gygax and Dave Arneson waged a decade-long battle over who should be considered the true creator of D&D. Gaming historian Jon Peterson chronicles that struggle in his new book Game Wizards: The Epic Battle for Dungeons & Dragons. “I managed […]

A Look Inside Apple’s Silicon Playbook

Hi, folks. So Facebook is changing its name? Sorry, Mark, Plaintext is taken. And apparently, so is “TRUTH Social.” The Plain View This week Apple introduced a set of new MacBook Pro laptops. During the prerecorded launch event, Apple’s engineers and executives made it clear that the MVPs in these new products are the chips […]