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When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1536229699_55f6f25d1c3606c84c6f177070fb005b<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

Have We Found Alien Life?

Microbes that eat and breathe electricity have forced scientists to reimagine how life works—on this planet and others<p><i>This feature was originally published in the February 2015 issue of</i> Popular Science.<p>Kenneth Nealson is looking awfully sane for a man who’s basically just told me that he has a …

Portal 2 Improves Cognitive Skills More Than Lumosity Does, Study Finds

What does it mean when "entertainment" games improve players' test scores more than brain-training programs?<p>Like many people, Val Shute likes playing video games. But while she's gaming, she doesn't exactly think about the same things the average person does.<p>For example, Shute loved playing the …

Florida

19 Incredible Tips On Life That You Will Cherish Forever

By Alok Pandey,<p>Comment<br>• FlagFlagged<br>• http://tcat.tc/1i2gXkj<p>Producer’s note: Someone on Quora asked: What are your top life hacks? Here is one of the best …

15 Smartphone Apps That Can Make You Money

You may love your smartphone, but your monthly bill has to be a drag.<p>Fortunately, there is a way to make your smartphone start pulling its weight. A …

19 Unusual Ways to Earn Extra Cash

Almost everyone can use a little more cash in their pocket from time to time. As we pointed out in the article “50 Ways to Make a Fast $50,” expenses …

Dmitry Itskov wants to help you live forever by swapping your body for an android avatar

The Russian billionaire talks immortality, the Dalai Lama, and lifelike robotic heads<p>If Dmitry Itskov has his way, the human lifespan will soon no longer depend on the limitations of the human body. Itskov, a Russian tycoon and former media mogul, is the founder of the 2045 Project — a venture that …

…Companion Cube from Portal

I just spent the last couple of weeks tinkering around with this… a Companion Cube from the video game Portal. It’s made from quarter inch plywood …

Researchers Create Walking, Muscle-Powered Biobots

In today’s mildly squiggy but kind of cool news, we learn that researchers at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign have created tiny robots that walk when current is applied to their bio-based muscular engines. The tiny robots can twitch their way across a surface or through a …

These Stunning Images Show The Brain's Fragile Beauty & What Happens When The Wiring Goes Awry

Ever wished you could peer inside your own brain? What's it like in there?<p>Complicated, that's what.<p><i>Scroll down for images.</i><p>“The human brain has more cells than there are stars in the Milky Way and these cells communicate through a thousand times as many connections," Dr. Sally Till, a research …

New Study Uncovers Why Stress Leads To Depression In Some, But Not Others

In response to stress, some people cope easily while others succumb to depression or other mood disorders. While depression can develop from a wide variety of biological and genetic factors, stressful events are often a major trigger. But why does stress make some people develop mood disorders …

Neuroscience

Coffee may boost brain's ability to store long-term memories, study claims

A cup or two of coffee could boost the brain's ability to store long-term memories, researchers in the US claim. People who had a shot of caffeine after looking at a series of pictures were better at distinguishing them from similar images in tests the next day, the scientists found.<p>The task gives …

What Drunk Prairie Voles Can Tell Us About Booze And Relationships

How alcohol affects men and women, as told by rodents<p>As any student of life can attest, alcohol can bring romantic pairs closer together, but it can also break them apart, by greasing the wheels of extra-partner dalliance. Scientists set out to explore the dual nature of intoxication, and to see if …

The Neuroscientist Who Wants To Upload Humanity To A Computer

Randal Koene is recruiting top neuroscientists to help him make humans live forever<p>Everything felt possible at Transhuman Visions 2014, a conference in February billed as a forum for visionaries to "describe our fast-approaching, brilliant, and bizarre future." Inside an old waterfront military …

A World Without Steering Wheels is Google's Best Idea Yet

In a telephone press conference earlier today, Google went into further detail about its first-ever prototype for a purpose-built driverless car. Unlike the modified Priuses and other commercially-available models that have already racked up more than 700,000 miles on public roads, the plucky …

Roads

Robots Are Evil: The Sci-Fi Myth of Killer Machines

<i>The third in a series of posts about the major myths of robotics, and the role of science fiction role in creating and spreading them. Previous topics: Robots are strong, the myth of robotic hyper-competence, and robots are smart, the myth of inevitable AI.</i><p>When the world’s most celebrated living …

Science Fiction

Are we about to see the rise of robot bosses?

Imagine your boss was a machine. For some people it’s almost a reality, says Jane Palmer, so will we all end up working for robots and algorithms?<p>In 1910, a strike broke out at the Watertown Arsenal near Boston, when a manager with a stopwatch stood behind a worker, timing the craftsman’s …

A Spaceship For The Sea

This vertical structure will allow scientists to better study the ocean.<p>Scientists know more about the surface of the moon and Mars than they do about our own seafloor. Which helps explain the grand vision of the French architect Jacques Rougerie, who’s designed an ocean-going laboratory that …

Don't Buy That! 10 Foods You Should Make at Home

In our fast-paced society today, we seem to be in a constant struggle to keep up. While the advancement of technology has its benefits, we are now …

How to Make an Ice Gel Pack

Ice can help reduce the pain and swelling associated with sprains, injuries, and sore muscles. You can make an ice pack using rubbing alcohol or dish …

HOW TO fuse plastic bags

I like to use fused plastic, because the material is easily available and versatile. I use in quite a few of my projects.<p>I made a cardboard tray and …

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No Electricity? Off-Grid Stove Makes Cooking A Cinch

Rocket stoves are a rather unique invention which uses kindling-sized sticks as fuel, burning them very hot and very efficiently — all without using …