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Bey is back
Beyoncé has unleashed Homecoming, a doc that covers her legendary performance from Coachella last year , and we are here for it. Our writer describes the Netflix special as "a once-in-a-lifetime performance by one of the world's greatest living artists that our hyperconnected world allows everyone to celebrate together."
Lyft has to pump the brakes on its e-bikes
A Lyft subsidiary had to pull its e-bikes from New York, Washington, and San Francisco after riders reported injuries from unexpectedly strong front brakes . It's a bummer for faithful e-bike riders, and our last-mile problem.
The fonts, they are a-changin'
Helvetica, the most popular font on earth, is getting a facelift. The new version, called Helvetica Now, updates all 40,000 characters to reflect the demands of the 21st century. It’s designed to be more legible both in miniature—for something like an Apple Watch—and on massive billboards.
What if instead of just wringing our hands about the number of people dying of drug overdoses, we gave people drugs that are less likely to kill them ? That's exactly what one Canadian doctor wants to do. His plan? Putting prescription pills in a high-tech, heavy-duty vending machine that will give drug users access to safer drugs.
WIRED Recommends: NordicTrack Commercial S22i iFit Studio Cycle
Want to get fit but hate going to fitness classes? Have we got the bike for you . This bad boy's got a 22-inch touchscreen, workouts filmed from all over the world, and even a big orange stop button to make sure you don't end up flying across your living room.
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When an unborn baby is diagnosed with a life-threatening defect, it can be devastating. So scientists are turning to pre-birth gene editing .