Brandon Coleman

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AI algorithm teaches a car to drive from scratch in 20 minutes

Wayve's Amar Shah and Alex Kendall believe there's been too much hand-engineering going on as people try to solve the self-driving car problem.<p>"The …

U.S. and Japan set for epic giant robot battle

It’s the moment robot fan boys have been waiting for. American firm MegaBots, which builds giant fighting robots, is gearing up for an epic battle …

Robotics

U.S. Trained Daesh at Secret Jordan Base ~ [RELATED: Secret CIA, Mossad Operation in Syria, US Officials]

<i>[WND EDITOR’S NOTE: Since publication, this story has been corrected to clarify that the fighters trained in Jordan became members of the ISIS after</i> …

Short Sleepers Might Be Benefiting From a DNA Mutation

An anonymous reader writes: <i>As someone definitely not in that category, I envy people who can get along with little sleep. I have sometimes secretly</i> …

No, Self-Centeredness Is Killing America

June 20, 2015<p>David Niose rightly points out one problem in America: anti-intellectualism and the abandonment of critical thinking in certain sectors …

What Would It Be Like To Be A Duck?

Yesterday I had the pleasure of doing nothing for quite a long time, sitting in the sun beside Lake Banyoles, or L’Estany de Banyoles, here in …

Could Travelling Waves Upset Cognitive Neuroscience? - Neuroskeptic

By Neuroskeptic | July 9, 2015 8:53 am<p>A <b>new paper published in Cognitive Processes</b> argues that neuroscientists may need to look at brain activity from …

Neuroscience

Neuroscience-based algorithms make for better networks

When it comes to developing efficient, robust networks, the brain may often know best. Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University and the Salk …

Proof Of End Times? ‘Sinister’ Cube-Shaped UFO Appears Over Texas While Star Of Bethlehem Shines In Israel

Are the “End Times” near? Many are speculating that a rash of strange happenings in the recent months are proof that the apocalypse is coming and …

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A domain name like ynn.io has all the characteristics of a great domain. See the listing<p>Short<p>A one word domain is extremely rare and great investment …

Daily 2 Cents: US Navy Sailors' Secret UFO Photos -- 'Green Devils' Implanted Tracking Device -- Scratching Entity

<b>US Navy Sailors' Secret UFO Photos</b><p>A secretive set of photographs has emerged showing two unidentified objects near a US Navy submarine.<p>The pictures, …

Could UFO sighting be sign Large Hadron Collider has created portal to other dimension? - Alien UFO Sightings

COULD this image of a bizarre object snapped above the Netherlands be the first ever picture of a portal to another dimension?<p>Dutch snapper Harry …

Could German UFO files finally reveal whether aliens have visited Earth? Court forces government to release top secret documents

Germany's parliament has been ordered to release confidential documents about UFOs after a lengthy legal battle.<p>The existence of the files was …

Are We Living in a Computer Simulation? - The Nature of Reality — The Nature of Reality | PBS

What if your thoughts and everything you perceive are nothing but bits in a computer simulation designed to satisfy the curiosity of scientists with …

Why do zebras have stripes? It's not for camouflage

Zebras' thick, black stripes may have evolved to help these iconic creatures stay cool in the midday African heat, a new study suggests.<p>Many African animals sport some stripes on their bodies, but none of these patterns contrast as starkly as the zebra's. Researchers have long struggled to explain …

We Flew Two Top Secret Stealth Drones. You Can, Too.

Simulations of secret aircraft<p>As research for our January 2015 feature story about stealth new aircraft, we created virtual models of the coolest new drones in the sky—the Northrop Grumman RQ-180 and the BAE Systems Taranis. Both are top-secret projects. In fact, the RQ-180 is so “black-world” that …

TestFlight

How to see Comet Lovejoy in January 2015, plus best photos!

How to see Comet C/2014 Q2 Lovejoy – still visible through binoculars and telescopes. Finder charts and best photos!<p>The wonderful New Year’s comet – …

Scientific advice to UK government is ‘increasingly diluted’, warns senior MP

Lack of well-qualified scientific advisers threatens policymaking, says Andrew Miller, chair of the Commons science and technology committee<p>A senior MP has criticised the quality of scientific advice being given to ministers across government and called on the Cabinet Office to intervene.<p>Andrew …

Elections

Looking for a job? Try the solar industry

The growth rate for jobs in the solar industry last year was almost 20 times higher than the national average employment growth rate in the U.S., …

Water-soluble silicon leads to dissolvable electronics

(Phys.org)—Researchers working in a materials science lab are literally watching their work disappear before their eyes—but intentionally so. They're …

Air Force Wants Research Projects On Aerial Cyberwar

Mastering the full-spectrum battlefield of the future, today<p>Despite headlines claiming otherwise, cyberwar is not epitomized by stealing Twitter passwords or publishing confidential emails. For militaries fighting wars in the future, the real cyber danger will be hostile access to secure networks, …

Military

'Heavenly' Ice Halos Form Over New Mexico—What Causes Them?

Ice crystals high in Earth's atmosphere can shape light in unexpected and beautiful ways.<p>It's not quite like finding diamonds in the sky, but a photographer in Red River, New Mexico, was lucky enough to catch rainbow-like arcs and pillars of light blazing over a snowy landscape last week. This …

Extending Einstein's spooky action for use in quantum networks

An international team, including researchers from Swinburne University of Technology, has demonstrated that the 1935 Einstein-Podolsky-Rosen (EPR) …

Walk Under The Aurora On Google Maps

It took mappers six nights in freezing weather to catch the Northern Lights<p>To stand underneath the glowing, otherworldly dance of the aurora is an experience on our bucket list. But if you (like us) haven't had the chance to travel to the far reaches of the Earth to see the northern lights, Google …

Here Are The Bizarre Finalists Competing For Musical Instrument Of The Future

And you thought the harpsichord had a funny name<p>Imagine your 10-year-old coming home from school after band practice and begging you to let him play a... SculpTon? It doesn't quite have the same ring as a saxophone, but the SculpTon may be one of the instruments of the very near future.<p>The upcoming …

5 Ways Regular People Are Tracking Wildlife With Personal Tech

Apps and websites encourage citizens to upload photos and videos of their natural encounters.<p>Whale sharks are generally thought of as denizens of the tropical waters of the Gulf of Mexico or the warm waters of the Indian Ocean. But in July 2014, a person in New Jersey saw a whale shark and reported …

Elon Musk is building a hyperloop test track

The hyperloop is happening; well, at least, it will be tested. Elon Musk tweeted today that his team plans to build a test track for pod testing, …

To locate damaged DNA, amplify it

For the first time, researchers have succeeded in amplifying genes altered by activities such as smoking.<p>The amplified genes retain the altered …

Who wants to settle down? Depends on the ‘market’

A lasting stereotype about sex is that men desire as many partners as possible, whereas women crave stability and commitment.<p>That’s too simple, a new …