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If You Love Machine Learning, You Should Check Out General Electric

Many companies and industries are benefiting from implementing machine-learning techniques. Few have opportunities as large as General Electric.<p>I …

Machine Learning

French elections: Wall Street joins European relief rally

<b>A European stock market rally sparked by the French presidential election spread to Wall Street on Monday.</b><p>All three main US share markets jumped more than 1%, with the tech-heavy Nasdaq index closing at a record high.<p>Europe's main markets jumped at least 2% and the euro hit a five-month high as …

Stock Markets

The Next Earth May Be Even Closer Than We Imagined

Discovering Proxima B<p>In August 2016, researchers discovered a potentially habitable planet about the same size as Earth orbiting the closest stellar …

Universe

America's First Drive-Thru Marijuana Shop Will Open on 4/20

The doors — or rather, windows — will soon open on the Tumbleweed Express Drive-Thru, the nation’s first legal drive-thru marijuana …

Cannabis
Africa

Facebook turned a JavaScript framework into a VR creation tool

Facebook launched React VR today, an open source JavaScript framework for building VR experiences that was announced back in October. It's based on React, which is the user interface code that powers websites like Facebook and Instagram. React VR lets you import 360 panoramic images and 3D models …

JavaScript

IBM speech recognition is on the verge of super-human accuracy

Companies that can create software with error rates falling in that ballpark are essentially matching the capabilities of humans, who miss roughly 5% of the words in a given conversation.<p>On March 7, IBM announced it had become the first to home in on that benchmark, having achieved a rate of 5.5%. …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists Have a New Explanation For How Life Could Have Evolved on Earth

Metabolism came before RNA.<p>Evolution is full of chicken-and-egg scenarios, but one of the trickiest to solve is whether life existed before there was …

Biology

US 'may split families that cross border'

<b>The US is thinking about separating children from their parents if caught illegally crossing the Mexico border.</b><p>Homeland Security Secretary John Kelly told CNN the move would be an attempt at stopping families from making the perilous journey from Central America.<p>Tens of thousands of parents and …

Immigration

Democracy in Turkey is now under threat

Owen Jones accurately describes the circumstances in Turkey (What I saw in Turkey is an assault on democracy itself, 18 January). However, the development of challenges to democratic principles in Turkey predates Trump. These have intensified since the AKP government lost its parliamentary majority …

South Asia

Entertainment - MarketWatch.com

This man was estranged from his father all his life, and then he ran off with his inheritance.<p>4:01 p.m. Today4:01 p.m. March 31, 2018<p>This father that …

Mergers & Acquisitions

Turkish parliament nears approval of presidential system | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - Turkey edged closer to adopting a constitutional bill extending President Tayyip Erdogan’s powers overnight, with parliament approving four more articles of a reform which opponents see as a step towards an authoritarian state.<p>Turkey's President Tayyip Erdogan addresses district …

North Africa

Trump inauguration: A few fast facts from the speech

ISIS’s Jihad on Turkey

The nightclub shooting is the first time the terror organization has claimed credit for striking in the country.<p>Ten days before the New Year's attack …

Top-Secret Snowden Document Reveals What the NSA Knew About Previous Russian Hacking

To date, the only public evidence that the Russian government was responsible for hacks of the DNC and key Democratic figures has been circumstantial …

How to Build a Tiny, Off-Grid House for $2500 (Video)

From life inside a tiny, 7'x12' portable house to touring an infamous roundhouse, we've been pretty fascinated by the DIY tiny house movement. Here's …

Russia-Turkey Brokered Syrian Cease-Fire Begins Ahead of Peace Talks in Kazakhstan

A nationwide cease-fire agreement took effect in Syria on Thursday night.<p>Russia and the Syrian army announced the agreement earlier in the day, saying that a nation-wide cease-fire deal had been reached with opposition rebels in Syria and they would forge a path towards peace talks.<p>Vladimir Putin …

Middle East

Design a Mars Habitat for a Chance at a $1.1 Million Prize from NASA

Many children and amateur engineers — and even professional engineers — fantasize about designing things for NASA. Most people aren’t aware that NASA works with the public quite often! One of the most interesting ways to interact with NASA is through their Centennial Challenges, where they hold …

Unification: Saladin and the Fall of Jerusalem | Christianity

<i>The Crusades: An Arab Perspective is a four-part documentary series telling the dramatic story of the crusades seen through Arab eyes, from the seizing of Jerusalem under Pope Urban II in 1099, to its recapture by Salah Ed-Din (also known as Saladin), Richard the Lionheart's efforts to regain the</i> …

World History

Even Trump voters oppose Trump’s climate agenda.

The first post-election poll to delve into the policy views of self-identified Donald Trump voters finds broad support for climate action and clean …

Trump's latest contentious pick is Friedman for Israel ambassador

Trump has chosen attorney David Friedman to serve as ambassador to Israel. Friedman said he looked forward to working from Jerusalem, after Trump …

Israel

This study is another reminder that mental health struggles need to be destigmatized

Despite the fact that tens of millions of Americans suffer from mental health issues, there’s a persistent stigma surrounding mental illness — and it …

This Woman Created a Service to Help You Easily Fight the Patriarchy From Your Phone

If you can sext, you can get involved.<p>You know how you want to fight the patriarchy but you're also hella lazy? Hi! Welcome to the club! I'm waving at you! (Well, I'm actually barely lifting my arm to half-assedly say hello. I'm very lazy.)<p>Well, there's new thing called Daily Action Alerts, and it …

Finance
Public Health

The Sexist (and Upsetting) Reason Women Are More Severely Injured in Car Accidents Than Men

Losing a loved one in a motor accident is one of the most traumatic events that a person can experience; you'd imagine that car manufacturers seek to protect drivers and passengers with the utmost care. Yet certain details about automotive development reveal a historic gender imbalance in safety …

Donald Trump

West Coast states to fight climate change even if Trump does not | Reuters

CORONADO, Calif. (Reuters) - The governors of the three U.S. West Coast states on Tuesday vowed to step up their efforts to fight climate change in the face of the incoming administration of President-elect Donald Trump, who has dismissed global warming as a hoax.<p>California Governor Jerry Brown …

Jerry Brown