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This course helps you master your Arduino through 15 awesome projects

popsci shop<p>Get 9.5 hours of training for just $15.<p>The best way to learn anything is by listening to an expert and then trying things for yourself. This is essentially what the Arduino Bootcamp provides, with 9.5 hours of video tutorials guiding you through 15 awesome projects. It’s a great way to …

Coiled carbon fiber artificial muscle lifts 12,000 times its own weight

No matter how regularly you exercise, artificial muscles have long since surpassed their natural counterparts. Now, researchers from the Department …

Can Jurgen Klopp turn Liverpool from cup experts into league champions?

Duncan Castles and Ian McGarry join Jonathan McFarlane on today's podcast to discuss Liverpool's stunning Champions League slaying of Manchester City.<p>…

Move over, lithium! Researchers create world’s first rechargeable proton battery

A team of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The current battery is …

Clean Energy

5 albums to get the most out of your headphones | Trusted Reviews

In the mobile age, we take our own little world wherever we go. Calendar, phone, work documents, cloud storage, spreadsheets, book collection, …

Neuroscience Says Listening to This Song for 15 Seconds Will Instantly Make You More Creative | Inc.com

Innovation matters. Creativity matters. Finding new solutions to old problems is what businesses -- and careers -- are often built on.<p>Sound therapy is a popular way to relax and reduce stress. But now you can use the power of music to be more creative.<p>Researchers at Radboud University split …

Creativity

Remedy slow Wi-Fi speeds w/ this 2-pack of Powerline Ethernet adapters: $40 ($50 off)

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, B&H is currently offering the ZyXEL Powerline 2-port Gigabit Ethernet adapters for <b>$39.99 shipped</b>. That’s good for $50 …

Virtual cocktail glass tricks the tongue into tasting the real thing without the calories

Dieting might not be so hard if unhealthy foods and drinks didn't taste so good, but a new device from the National University of Singapore (NUS) …

A $88-a-month startup that wants to help straighten your teeth just raised $15 million

You wouldn't be able to tell it just by glancing at him, but 28-year-old Nick Greenfield is wearing something on his teeth.<p>The CEO of Candid Co. is wearing clear aligners, an alternative to braces that are used to straighten out people's smiles. Greenfield's startup is one of a growing number that …

Microsoft Word and LinkedIn will now help you write a killer resume

Microsoft is putting its $26 billion LinkedIn acquisition to work with the announcement of Resume Assistant— a new feature for Microsoft Word, free for Office 365 subscribers, that will help you write the perfect resume.<p>If you're writing a resume in Microsoft Word, as many do, Resume Assistant sits …

We've finally created an AI network that's been decades in the making

A New Network<p>Despite all of the arguably worthwhile hype over artificial intelligence (AI) and artificial neural networks, current systems require …

Still Trying To Demystify AI? Here's A Simple Analogy That Even A 10-Year-Old Can Follow. | Inc.com

Look Ma...No Hands!<p>In the first column of this two-part series I talked about how leading-edge AI, such as DeepMind's AlphaGo Zero, can train itself without human intervention. In this second column I'll share a simply analogy that helps demystify AI and differentiates human intelligence from …

This New Kind of AI Can Breach Anti-Bot Security by Thinking Like a Human

I am not a robot. ✓<p>One of the most widespread security systems used on the internet to prevent non-humans from accessing websites has been defeated …

Artificial Intelligence

The rise of artificial intelligence could spark a worker rebellion

The rise of artificial intelligence threatens to eliminate jobs once considered impossible to automate.<p>One series of papers by Oxford researchers ranks jobs by their estimated susceptibility to automation. Among those most rated likely to vanish - because they involve work that AI can increasingly …

Scared Of Investing? Read This.

You took the quiz, and, boy, does it prove you’ve got excellent self-control. And it’s paid off — you’re reminded of this every time you look at your …

Why You Need to Start an AI Company As Soon As Possible | Inc.com

A report about how much Silicon Valley companies are paying AI engineers caught my eye this morning. For anyone with a doctorate in AI or even a little experience in the field, companies are willing to pay as much as $300,000 per year up to $500,000 per year. The report suggested that folks with …

Bots

How AI helped Walmart go from 700,000 to 60 million items online

Walmart.com is bigger than you might think. The site has 60 million items for sale, Walmart CTO Jeremy King said at the VB Summit in Berkeley, California today.<p>That’s up from 700,000 items when he joined Walmart in 2011, and it doesn’t include Jet.com, the ecommerce site Walmart acquired last year. …

Does Artificial Intelligence Have A Dirty, Little Secret?

After reading a recent pair of articles covering the topic of Artificial Intelligence (A.I.) I am confused. On one hand, there’s recent PwC findings suggesting A.I. could drive $15.7 trillion in productivity gains by 2030. On the other, a recent piece from The New York Times makes a compelling case …

Artificial Intelligence

Stick-on pads designed to save your soles

The Italy-based creator of Nakefit says the pads will give tender tootsies protection from hot surfaces, such as sand, or rough surfaces, such as …

What is a motherboard? The ultimate beginner's guide | Trusted Reviews

<b>What is a motherboard? We take a closer look at motherboards and break down just what they do in our in-depth explainer.</b><p>Put simply, a computer’s …

This guy fixed his teeth by 3D printing his own plastic braces for $60

Amos Dudley had braces in middle school, but he didn't wear a retainer like he was supposed to, so his teeth slowly shifted back.<p>He didn't want to shell out thousands of dollars for a whole new round of braces, so the digital-design major decided to make his own.<p>On his blog, Dudley wrote that he …

Ryan Reynolds Releases That Deadpool Teaser

Ryan Reynolds has made our collective dreams come true by unveiling the clip that teases <i>Deadpool 2</i>'s impending arrival. Freak-out time!<p>Slashfilm …

Comics

Alessia Cara's Ariana Grande And Lorde Impressions Are Scarily Spot-On

If imitation is the highest form of flattery, Alessia Cara just paid Ariana Grande and Lorde a seriously stunning compliment. Who knew she was a …

Ariana Grande

Watch Sculptures Appear to Undulate Under Strobe Lighting

Artist John Edmark makes 3D-printed sculptures that are designed to "animate" when they're rotating on a turntable and lit in just the right …

The Cold Cure: What Freezing Water and Extreme Altitude Can Do For Our Health

<b>At first it is only a dark purple absence</b> of stars in a pinpricked sky. Soon dawn sets the glacier ablaze like a beacon. Kilimanjaro. Africa's …

Immune System

Deseat.me Finds and Helps You Delete Random Accounts You've Signed Up For

Gmail: When you sign up for any online service, you usually need to add an email address. If you usually use a Gmail account, Deseat.me can scour …

Top 10 Best Deep Web Search Engines to Explore Hidden Web

When you go online to search for something you either go to search engines such as Google or Bing. You probably think that if it doesn’t show up on …

This Gorgeous, Handmade Stop-Motion Short Took Seven Years to Complete

Simon Scheiber spent seven years making <i>The Lighthouse</i>, the tale of a solitary lighthouse keeper whose ho-hum life is jolted with surreal excitement …

This Video Tutorial Teaches You to Balance on Your Hands

The basic crow pose is an advanced-beginner yoga pose that’s a great stepping stone for teaching you to balance on your hands. And it’s like the …

Yoga

Justice Strike Gold With Their Third Studio Album, “Woman”

It’s been five years since Justice’s last album and it feels like they haven’t missed a step.<p>In the time since <i>Audio, Video, Disco</i>, a lot has changed. …