The Air Force’s Venerable F-15 Gets a Makeover

The Air Force’s Venerable F-15 Gets a Makeover

An updated version of the US Air Force’s trusty F-15 Eagle fighter jet had its first flight test recently and demonstrated its bag of tricks with a dramatic, nearly vertical “Viking takeoff”. The flight, from manufacturer Boeing’s facility at Lambert International Airport in St. Louis, is the first of many needed to bring the workhorse…

PlayStation 5 Might Be Hard to Find at Launch

PlayStation 5 Might Be Hard to Find at Launch

Good afternoon, and welcome to Replay, WIRED’s rundown of all of the week’s big videogame news. This week, we’ve got updates on the PlayStation 5, as well as news about Crysis and Cooking Mama. Here we go!Sony’s PlayStation 5 Might Be Hard to Find at LaunchYes, as the headline indicates, picking up a PlayStation 5…

The Magical Thinking of the White House’s New Covid-19 Plan

The Magical Thinking of the White House’s New Covid-19 Plan

The White House on Thursday introduced what President Donald Trump called a “phased and deliberate approach” to lifting social-distancing requirements intended to slow the spread of the pandemic disease Covid-19 in the United States. At least three coalitions of states across the US are already trying to work out their own approaches—something the president initially…