You Can’t Take This Photo: The Colossal Underbelly of an Iceberg

Scientists say 90 percent of an iceberg lies underwater (thanks, Archimedes!), a fact for which most people happily take their word. Not Tobias Friedrich. He plunges into dangerously cold waters to see—and photograph—it for himself.“I want to show people how beautiful it is down there,” Friedrich says.Based in Wiesbaden, Germany, Friederich got hooked on ‘bergs…

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What Is the Internet of Things? A WIRED Guide

How many engineers does it take to change a lightbulb?Depends on whether or not that lightbulb is connected to Wi-Fi.Lightbulbs, along with refrigerators, coffee makers, microwave ovens, baby monitors, security cameras, speakers, televisions, and thermostats have, in the past few decades, transformed from ordinary objects into conduits for the future. Embedded with sensors that see,…

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