Alexis Goswell

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Robot bees are designed to pollinate flowers when real bees no longer can

Given their crucial life in our ecosystem by helping to pollinate flowers, bees are pretty darn important. But with a continuing radical population …

Here’s A Robot That Will Make Sure Your Doritos Are Available For Purchase

Human error is a frustrating, yet accepted and somewhat necessary component of natural life. But if anything is clear in recent years, a certain …

Even Robots Can Be Biased

To build artificial intelligence, one must fill it with existing data. The data that A.I. gets to “read” controls what that intelligent machine …

Artificial Intelligence

This Robot Dog Could Deliver Packages

Move over, flying drones. SpotMini, by Google-owned Boston Dynamics, is a miniature, dog-shaped robot that could someday deliver packages.<p>In the race for Google’s strangest project, there are lots of contenders. Life-extension projects. Giant helium balloons that relay internet connections. A new …

While Gardening In His Yard, Man Discovers A Disturbing Witchcraft Conspiracy

Advertisement<p>There’s nothing more relaxing than starting a garden. Whether you have a green thumb or not, most people find planting flowers and …

Costa Rica

Parents injected children with heroin as ‘feel good medicine,’ police say

A Washington state couple is facing numerous charges after police said the parents kept their three young children in a home littered with rat droppings and drug needles and injected them with heroin, which they called “feel good medicine.”<p>Ashlee Hutt, 24, and Mac Leroy McIver, 25, have been …

Crime

17 Bizarre Conspiracy Theories That’ll Freak You The Hell Out

K, but were the moon landings real or not????<p><i>Note: These are all ~theories~, so have fun reading this. None of the following are presented as facts.</i>

Paranormal

‘Murderers will be released’: Canadian senator describes justice system in crisis

A Canadian senator says the justice system needs an overhaul and warns hundreds of criminals could walk free because of “unreasonable delays” in the …

Canada

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The Dark Side of Lucid Dreaming

<i>[Hi, Van Winkle's readers! Woolly is a curious exploration of comfort, wellness, and modern life — published and emotionally supported by Casper.</i> …

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4 Amazing Indie Horror Movies You Didn't Know Were On Netflix...

<b>We Are Still Here (2015)</b><p>Ted Geoghegan’s <i>We Are Still Here</i> tells the story of Paul and Anne, whose son Bobby is tragically killed in a car accident. …

Watching emotional films can boost our physical pain thresholds, scientists say

Watching emotional films and plays can boost our physical pain thresholds and bring us closer together, scientists have found.<p>Researchers studying the effects of fiction on our emotions compared levels of endorphins released by people who had watched a hard-hitting film and those had watched …

The subtle side of David Bowie: 'quiet' art collection goes on display in LA

The last time David Bowie visited Los Angeles he was in a state of “psychic terror” and his artistic sensibility involved a humanoid alien, an exorcism, a musical masterpiece and cocaine – lots of cocaine. It was 1975 and Bowie was the Thin White Duke, a persona possibly only slightly madder than …

Art

Accused murderer of a mother and daughter appears in court

The accused murderer of a mother and daughter has appeared in court today, Friday, September 9, during a trial preparation hearing.<p>Christopher …

Crime

Your Reading Type According to Brooklyn Nine-Nine Characters

If you haven’t heard of <i>Brooklyn Nine-Nine</i> yet, you are seriously missing out. <i>B99</i> is a sitcom on Fox—which makes me nervous, by the way, as they are …

Books

Gorillaz post mysterious photo on Twitter stating ‘The End’

"...Until next time"<p>Gorillaz have posted a mysterious photo on their Twitter account, with text reading ‘The_End’ with the words “Until next time” …

Social Media

Batman v Superman: Lex Luthor, Mental Illness And Me

<i>Batman v Superman created some fascinating characters, with Lex Luthor being one of the most hotly debated. Here, we use Lex Luthor to dive into</i> …

Mental Health

Rock Band 4 celebrates Ozzfest and Knotfest with new DLC

<b>As some of the world’s biggest metal bands – and worst fonts – come together at Ozzfest meets Knotfest, Rock Band 4 gets new DLC so you can play</b> …

Rock Music

New Research Says There Are 4 Basic Types of People. Which One Are You?

According to a recent study, 90 percent of us are either optimistic, pessimistic, trusting, or envious. Guess which group was the biggest.<p>How trustworthy are people? How far do we trust one another?<p>That's what researchers set out to discover. In a recently published study, scientists from a number …