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Google’s AI Wizard Unveils a New Twist on Neural Networks

If you want to blame someone for the hoopla around artificial intelligence, 69-year-old Google researcher Geoff Hinton is a good candidate.<p>The droll …

Artificial Intelligence

The 'miracle pill': how cycling could save the NHS

Cycling can make people healthy and live longer, and cut public health costs, so why can’t it be prescribed to the nation?<p>Imagine if a team of scientists devised a drug which massively reduced people’s chances of developing cancer or heart disease, cutting their overall likelihood of dying early by …

Cycling

Everyone seems to agree globalization is a sin. They’re wrong.

DAVOS, Switzerland<p>The World Economic Forum this year feels like an exercise in ritual self-flagellation, which — as with the old Christian practice of fasting and whipping one’s own body — is supposed to purify the sinful nature of man. The sin, of course, is globalization, which everyone now seems …

Globalization

This home alarm system will dispatch a drone to keep your property safe

If drones can help us change light bulbs, potentially deliver us a burrito, or drop vaccine-coated M&Ms to help keep ferrets alive, why can’t they be …

Drones

Elon Musk says all Teslas will now be built to be fully self-driving

Musk: If you discourage autonomous tech, “you're killing people.”<p>All Teslas will now be manufactured with hardware that will enable the vehicle to completely drive itself in all situations, CEO Elon Musk announced Wednesday.<p>That means when Tesla’s fully self-driving software is ready, all it will …

Tesla

Linguistics offers an unexpected explanation for Donald Trump’s constant manterruptions

Donald Trump’s speaking style is to do to his opponent exactly what he wants to do to the political system: interrupt it.<p>In typical cooperative conversation, people don’t interrupt each other all that often. Across languages and cultures, a person tends to wait about 200 milliseconds after their …

Donald Trump

Hillary Clinton Endures A Hilarious Zach Galifianakis Grilling In “Between Two Ferns”

<b>WHAT:</b> The return of deadpan-hostile talk show satire <i>Between Two Ferns with Zach Galifianakis</i>.<p><b>WHO:</b> Democratic presidential candidate Hillary Clinton (!!!!) and co-creator Scott Aukerman.<p><b>WHY WE CARE:</b> In 2014, when President Obama needed to sell the Affordable Care Act to millennials, his team lead …

With Hololens, Microsoft Is Learning From Google Glass’s Failure

Where Google Glass failed, Hololens seems poised to succeed as a tool for the working man rather than a consumer headset for gamers.<p>“The space in our cities is limited,” says Andreas Shierenbeck, CEO of ThyssenKrupp Elevator, a company that builds and maintains elevators worldwide. He’s speaking to …

Augmented Reality

Mark Cuban Just Made Donald Trump An Offer He Cannot Refuse On Twitter

It’s more or less common knowledge at this point that Mark Cuban is not a fan of “jagoff” Donald Trump. The Dallas Mavericks owner has openly given Hillary Clinton campaign strategy advice in the past and even went so far as to campaign for her himself. Just this past weekend, Cuban made a laughing …

Donald Trump

A secret 'night vision' mode in the iPhone's new software has stargazers very excited

On Tuesday morning I received an excited message from a friend and talented astrophotographer about a brand-new accessibility feature in Apple's new iOS 10 software.<p>The trick, which is somewhat buried in Apple's settings, is the ability to turn your entire screen red:<p>In short, this is the …

Doctors Say Your Word Choice Can Hugely Change Your Brain

Be careful because the next word you say could determine how your day is, or the rest of your life might pan out. Doctors at Thomas Jefferson …

Keep Your Kettlebells Where You Can See Them

In a way, kettlebells are just dumbbells in a different form factor. But their unusual shape can lead to some awkward moments. For one thing, they’re …

Kettlebell Exercises

How Apple’s wireless EarPods could change the way we hear everything

Recent reports suggest Apple might ship wireless, noise-canceling EarPods with the iPhone 7. From a hardware perspective, these headphones would be very similar to hearing aids.<p>With the right feature set, these devices could change the way we hear digital audio and pave the way for transformative …

Learn How to Tie the Zip Tie-Like Constrictor Knot With This Video

Knots may seem like an old-fashioned skill to learn, but they can actually be really helpful in a lot of situations. This video will teach you how to …

The Air Walk

Air Rope is an inflatable rescue tunnel that can be deployed during flood situations. It is a safer option to the rope pulley system and is easier to …

About - Zilla online magazine

<b>Who we are</b><br>Zilla is an online magazine dedicated to design, trends and inspiration. Its mission is to fuel your creativity and inspire you on a daily …

Comic Sans?

No, sans comic! Get it? "Sans" comic.<p>Craig Hunter, the artist behind the webcomic <b>Victims of Circumsolar</b>, writes comics "conducted through a thick …