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Winter is coming
It’s true: The final season of Game of Thrones begins this Sunday. We collected the biggest GoT fans in the office to chat about their hopes and dreams for the future of Westeros. Haven’t caught up on the show? We recommend binge-watching it backward.
Disney+ is ready to take over the world
Disney’s long-discussed streaming service, Disney+, will launch November 12. What’s the deal, you ask? It will be $6.99 a month, have movies from Disney, Marvel, Pixar, and all of Star Wars (!), as well as a compliment of TV shows from Disney, National Geographic, and Fox. If you live in a house with kids, good luck not buying this.
The new Star Wars trailer is here
Speaking of a galaxy far, far away, the trailer for Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker has finally dropped, and well, watch, you must.
Researchers are hoping to use genetic data to calculate a “genetic income score,” which might give insight into how much money you might make based on your DNA. While the research is interesting, it also raises plenty of ethics questions. What if prospective employers could ask you to submit your genetic income score as part of a job application? Or if health and life insurers used it to calculate your premiums?
WIRED Recommends: Running Gear
Spring has sprung, and it’s time to shuck off those boots and strap on some running gear. We put together a list of the best stuff to get you ready for runs both long and short. No more excuses!
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