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A Series Of Unfortunate Tech Predictions - Artificial Intelligence and IOT are inseparable

We’ve been thinking about the Internet of Things all wrong.<p>Big data analytics for IOT software revenues will experience strong growth, reaching $81 billion by 2022 says Strategy Analytics<br>• Smart Cities will use 1.6 billion connected things in 2016 says Gartner<br>• By 2025 IOT will be a $1.6 trillion …

Artificial Intelligence

8 things you should never say to a Japanese person

We asked Japanese people to tell us the things foreigners say or think about Japan that really gets their goat—and they were happy to oblige! How …

Proposed lethal injection drugs once hailed as 'sleep cures'

A list of four new lethal injection drugs proposed by the state of California on Friday all belong to a class of medications that once promised an end to anxiety, sleeplessness and certain mental illnesses but are now routinely used to end the lives of both the guilty and the innocent.<p>The drugs — …

The War Over Genome Editing Just Got a Lot More Interesting

If you want to drop some real DNA editing knowledge—like, I don’t know, at a party!—here’s a tip. Instead of calling the much hyped precise …

Check this map to see if you can watch the 'supermoon' total lunar eclipse on Sunday

But not everyone will be able to see the rare astronomical event, which will culminate with a moon that appears larger than usual and blood red.<p>The map below shows the areas of the globe that should be able to see it (barring cloudy weather).<p>Regions in white can see all phases of the eclipse, but …

Want Online Privacy? Here’s How (Hint: Don’t Google!)

Is there anything you can still do on your computer without Facebook or Google or the NSA looking over your shoulder?<p>Yes, indeed, contends Felicia …

Top 5 Major Differences Between Anime and Cartoon

<b>Anime is not cartoon.</b><p>Ever since Japanese animation (also known as anime) crossed continents and became popular with generations of American viewers, …

How to get GM butterfly? Make parasitic wasp inject deadly virus into caterpillar, study finds

Nature is full of surprises, and its newest twist is a blessing and a curse for butterflies. Wasps have managed to genetically modify the creatures …

The industry that froze a 23-year-old woman's head is peddling 'snake oil,' says neuroscientist

Anyone who has experienced the devastating loss of a loved one can understand the impulse to latch on to anything that might bring that person back.<p>It's that very impulse that drives some people to pay to have the brains of loved ones frozen in the hopes that someday, technology of the future will …

Quantum "Weeping Angel" Effect Freezes Atoms in Place

The paradox of Schroedinger’s Cat famously demonstrates that a quantum cat sealed in a box is both alive and dead at the same time until we look …

Everything Is Made Of Waves; Also, Particles

Everything in the universe has both particle and wave nature, at the same time.They’re really just different language describing the same mathematical object.

Particles

Shuttleworth Design Introduces the Mayflower Autonomous Research Ship

The unmanned, fully autonomous ship will cross the Atlantic.<p>Fully autonomous automobiles appear to be right around the corner, so Shuttleworth Design has taken the technology a step further to create the Mayflower Autonomous Research Ship (MARS): an unmanned, fully autonomous boat. Intended as the …

This 12-Year-Old Has a Higher IQ Than Einstein And Stephen Hawking

But that doesn't necessarily make her smarter.<p>Twelve-year-old Nicole Barr, who lives in Essex in the UK, has scored 162 on an IQ test - beating …

Stephen Hawking

Stephen Hawking Says 'God Particle' Could Wipe Out the Universe

Stephen Hawking bet Gordon Kane $100 that physicists would not discover the Higgs boson. After losing that bet when physicists detected the particle …

We toured a giant 'time machine' hiding outside New York City

But to study that ancient plasma, you don't have to travel back in time billions of years to the Big Bang itself — just go out to Long Island, New York, where <b>there's a gigantic particle collider.</b><p>Scientists like Stephen Hawking sometimes say particle colliders are the closest things we have to time …

MIT designs small, modular, efficient fusion power plant | Kurzweil

A cutaway view of the proposed ARC reactor (credit: MIT ARC team)<p>MIT plans to create a new compact version of a tokamak fusion reactor with the goal …

23 Problems All Anime Fans Will Inevitably Come Across

<b>It's not that easy to be an anime fan.</b><p>Knowing these 23 problems that all anime fans come across, you will understand them much better.<p><b>1. When you</b> …

11 Science Fiction Concepts NASA Wants to Make Reality

NASA’s Innovative Advanced Concepts (NIAC) program, carefully selects participants from a broad range of studies and grants them each $100,000 to …

Opinion: ‘Good news’ about living in peace on a dying planet

Yes, our home planet is dying. Good news? You bet. The Guardian headline: “Warming of oceans due to climate change is unstoppable.” Yes, unstoppable. …

Fossil Fuels

September 2015