Obsessive distiller Bryan Davis invented a contraption for aging booze—fast. His goal: to create highly engineered spirits unlike any you've tasted before. The post One Man's Quest to Make 20-Year-Old Rum in Just Six Days appeared first on WIRED.
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Bangalore was once the icon of a globalized, high tech, utopian future. Now it's the thirsty sign of a global catastrophe The post India’s Silicon Valley Is Dying of Thirst. Your City May Be Next appeared first on WIRED.
Her skin is perpetually on fire. He can't even feel a bone break. Together they might hold the key to ending America's opioid epidemic. The post How a Single Gene Could Become a Volume Knob for Pain appeared first on WIRED.
Coastal cities worldwide are pumping more than $280 billion a year into an Adaptation Economy, an amount increasing by more than 4 percent annually. The post Coastal Inundation Reveals the Upside of Climate Change appeared first on WIRED.
As a hedge fund manager, Tom Steyer turned $15 million into $30 billion. Then he learned what humanity is doing to the planet. The post The Billionaire on a Mission to Save the Planet From Trump appeared first on WIRED.
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