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DNA study reveals third group of ancient ancestors of modern Europeans

Strands of DNA taken from ancient corpses have revealed an unexpected addition to the ancestral roots of modern Europeans.<p>The first <i>Homo sapiens</i> arrived in Europe about 45,000 years ago, and these hunter-gatherers were replaced by early farmers who brought agriculture to the continent more than …

4 Lessons About Entrepreneurs, From the Seat of a Bicycle

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Michael Glauser, executive director of the Clark Center for Entrepreneurship at Utah State University and co-founder of the training company My New Enterprise, accompanied by colleagues, students and a film crew, departed Florence, Ore., …

TOTD: 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C, Corvette Z51, or Porsche Cayman S?

We just spend some time in one of the most highly-anticipated Italian sports cars in recent memory: the 2015 Alfa Romeo 4C Launch Edition, which also sportsa track package consisting of a race-tuned suspension, sport seats, Pirellis, and a racing exhaust. We said there was plenty to like about the …

Four-year-old survives 11-day ordeal in bear-infested Siberian forest

The girl was lost in the Russian far north for almost a fortnight with only her puppy to defend her<p>A four-year-old girl was recovering in hospital after being lost for nearly two weeks in a bear-infested forest in Russia with only her puppy to defend her.<p>Karina Chikitova was found emaciated but …

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ExtraHop Raises $41M Series C Round For Its Real-Time IT Analytics Service

Seattle-based ExtraHop, a service that offers real-time analytics based on analyzing data right off the wire instead of using software that runs on the server, today announced that it has raised a $41 million Series C round led by Technology Crossover Ventures (TCV). While TCV may not be a …

Meet Jimmy, Intel's 3D-printed robot for consumers

Meet Jimmy. He's the friendly walking robot that Intel is designing for consumers, and he can do all the things you might require of a robotic pal, …

The End Is A.I.: The Singularity Is Sci-Fi's Faith-Based Initiative

<i>The second in a series of posts about the major myths of robotics, and the role of science fiction role in creating and spreading them. Previous and former topics, respectively: Robots are strong, the myth of robotic hyper-competence, and robots are evil, the myth of killer machines.</i><p>In 1993, Vernor …

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BIG Designs Tableware Inspired By City Skylines

When an innovative architecture firm, a product design studio, and a porcelain legend collaborate, the result is this simple and beautifully realized tableware. TAC Big Cities is a collection of serving dishes by tableware company Rosenthal. Collaborating with the architecture firm BIG (Bjarke …