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Johnnie Walker follows 'Blade Runner' into future with blend you'll want to hunt down

The original 1982 film “Blade Runner” is an existential science fiction epic about replicants, synthetic humans who challenge the distinction between truth and fabrication.<p>That replicant notion persists in the world of Scotch whisky, with blended Scotch — a melding of malt and grain whiskies from a …

Whiskey

Brain activity is too complicated for humans to decipher. Machines can decode it for us.

Why we need artificial intelligence to study our natural intelligence.<p>Over the past several years, Jack Gallant’s neuroscience lab has produced a string of papers that sound absurd.<p>In 2011, the lab showed it was possible to recreate movie clips just from observing the brain activity of people …

Machine Learning

Amazon Brings on Five New Solar Projects to Power Its Cloud

Amazon Web Services is bringing on five new solar farms to help power its massive cloud data centers. The new solar facilities, all in Virginia, will …

Beijing to Donald Trump: Climate change is not a Chinese hoax

Beijing has told Donald Trump that climate change is not a hoax that was created by China, reminding the President-elect that it was his Republican predecessors who first put the issue on the table.<p>Mr Trump’s views on global warming have raised concerns among environmentalists, given that he is …

Gun Control

Conservative Christians Grapple With Whether 'Religious Freedom' Includes Muslims

Religious liberty is a rallying cry for many evangelical voters, and it has been popping up repeatedly throughout this presidential campaign. But in the current political climate, some conservative Christians are struggling with how to apply religious freedom to other faiths — like Islam.<p>Texas Sen. …

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15 Essentials to a Luxury Kitchen Design

One cannot design around sub-par materials because true luxury does not exist without quality, and that cannot be disguised. Our bodies sense it. The …

Religion Declining, Secularism Surging

An ongoing spate of recent studies - looking at various countries around the world - all show the same thing: religion is in decline. From Scandinavia to South America, and from Vancouver to Seoul, the world is experiencing an unprecedented wave of secularization. Indeed, as a recent <i>National</i> …

Dead could be brought 'back to life' in groundbreaking project

A groundbreaking trial to see if it is possible to regenerate the brains of dead people, has won approval from health watchdogs.<p>Indian specialist Dr Himanshu Bansal, working with Biotech companies Revita Life Sciences and Bioquark Inc, has been granted ethical permission to recruit 20 patients who …

Reading with intention can change your life

A random sampling of the world’s most successful people will show one common trait: a love of reading. Reading is the easiest way to continue the learning process, increase empathy, boost creativity, and even just unwind from a long day. But books can also change the way we think and live.<p>Warren …

Success

These hilarious memes perfectly capture what it's like to work in tech

O' Reilly's books cover hundreds of technologies from Python to Oracle. Every title famously has an engraved picture of an animal on its cover. But now that the internet has put most technical information a Google search away, O'Reilly books are no longer the first place young programmers turn.<p>The …

Here’s What Being Good Without God Actually Means

The Pew Research Center took a look at what people without a religious affiliation think is essential to morality.<p>In recent years, researchers have begun to study the moral practices of a relatively new and growing group within America's religious landscape -- the "nones."<p>Nones are people who, when …

This cute little robot can teach your kid (and you) how to code

Teaching kids to code is probably something that will be part of school curriculum in the not-so-distant future or at least it should be. Being able to code is an invaluable skill and learning at a young age leaves time for ample discovery and exploration.<p>However, as anyone who has ever tried to …

Robotics

The bizarro “Inherit the Wind”: Understanding evangelical Christianity’s persecution complex through “God’s Not Dead 2”

In this deeply paranoid film, the evil ACLU sues an evangelical teacher, with a trial over whether Jesus was real<p>In a pivotal scene from the famous 1960 film "Inherit the Wind," a biblical scholar, prosecuting a defendant on trial for teaching evolution in a town whose laws forbid it, is called to …

Machine Learning: The Top Five Languages Paving The Future

<b>The Top Five Languages Paving The Future Of Machine Learning by Mauricio Prinzlau</b><p>The future of machine learning seems to be very bright, with leaping …

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The 20 photographs of the week

Photography,Barack Obama,US news,Sport,Culture,Israel,Greece,Migration and development,Art and design,Palestinian territories,Syria,News photography,Global development,Environment<p>The continuing refugee crisis in Europe, the ongoing violence in Syria, the Nuit debout protest movement – the best …

Barack Obama

Debate Erupts over Strange New Human Species

When scientists unveiled the fossil remains of a newly discovered human species from South Africa called <i>Homo naledi</i>last September, the find …

Anthropology

Google reportedly considering possibility of Swift as programming language for Android

Apple’s recently open-sourced programming language, Swift, may be seeing itself get adopted into Google’s Android platform in the future. Sources have told <i>The Next Web</i> that Google is “considering making Swift a ‘first class’ language for Android”.<p>Google’s mobile platform currently runs off of Java …

Insomnia Linked To Abnormal Brain Connections In New Sleep Study

Insomnia is thought to affect one in three people in the UK.<p>People who suffer from insomnia are more likely to have damaged brain connections, a new …

Sleep

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SolarCity Just Produced Enough Power to Charge Every Tesla on the Planet

Billionaire entrepreneur Elon Musk should be over the moon right now: The reveal of the Tesla Model 3 (tsla) at the end of March was a veritable …

7 Simple Daily Habits to Sharpen Your Intelligence

Give your brain a daily workout to sharpen your focus and become more intelligent.<p>You probably spend at least a couple of hours each week training your body--doing cardio, weight training, or even just walking. You're training your muscles to stay pliant and strong, your joints to stay fluid, and …

Productivity Apps

Future skylines: 2016 eVolo Skyscraper Competition - CNN Style

Written by Zahra Jamshed, CNN<p>Rain-making buildings and a bee hive-like tower covered in buzzing drones -- these are the structures that could shape the skylines of the future.<p>Both concepts were submitted to the annual eVolo Skyscraper Competition, which invites young architects and designers from …

Ten Awesome Science Courses You Can Take Online For FREE

Science and the Internet are two individual entities that, when combined, become the 21st century’s most powerful educational tool. If you suddenly …

Johns Hopkins researchers poke a hole in Apple's encryption

Apple's growing arsenal of encryption techniques — shielding data on devices as well as real-time video calls and instant messages — has spurred the U.S. government to sound the alarm that such tools are putting the communications of terrorists and criminals out of the reach of law enforcement.<p>But …

These Types Of Hackers Are Driving Cyber Attacks Now

Screens go blank at a Ukrainian power provider. A hospital is reduced to pen and paper record keeping. These aren’t scenarios from the latest video …

Elon Musk by Ashlee Vance review – how one tech billionaire plans to save the world

The Silicon Valley entrepreneur wants to solve humanity’s problems with his electric cars, space travel and solar panels. Where did he come from and what makes him tick?<p>The hype about the information age has been going on for so long that you’d assume all Silicon Valley innovation these days is …

Google turns game of Go into massive AI-vs-human spectacle

A certain segment of the world believes the apocalypse will come with explosions, bravado and full camouflage. But the rise of the machines is actually playing out in the Four Seasons Hotel in Seoul, and it's led by possibly two of the nerdiest groups known to humanity.<p>The drama is all about Go, …

Artificial Intelligence