Christopher Jarrett Schneider

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Are Sex Robots Unethical or Just Unimaginative as Hell? 

Last week, 42-year-old Ricky Ma made headlines for his creation of a life- sized robot he called Mark 1, which he modeled after Scarlett …

Donald Trump Performs Shakespeare’s Soliloquies

<b>"Hamlet"</b><p>Listen—to be, not to be, this is a tough question, O.K.? Very tough. A lot of people come up to me and ask, "Donald, what's more noble? Getting hit every day with the slings, the bows, the arrows, the sea of troubles—or just giving up?" I mean, smart people, the best Ivy League schools.<p>But …

Final Fantasy XV's new brodown anime isn't half bad

As you may have heard, A-1 Pictures (who worked on <i>Sword Art Online</i>, among many other shows since 2006), is producing a <i>Final Fantasy</i> anime. It's set …

Scientists create living ‘insect-computer hybrid’ with user-adjustable speed and gait

“Nature’s ready-made robot platforms.” That’s how a new paper from researchers at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University describe insects — it’s excellent shorthand for the level of “playing god” we have attained, whether you find it fascinating or abhorrent. Of course, aside from simply …

Microsoft’s own artificial intelligence says PS4 is better than Xbox One

Last week, Microsoft released an AI chatbot on Twitter with disastrous results. Though the TayTweets robot began life with innocent-enough tweets, it …

EVE Online is apparently hurtling towards another massive war

For those of us who dare not enter the world of EVE Online but love to watch from the sidelines, the 2014 battle at B-R5RB is widely considered one …

A $350 gaming computer build that rivals the PS4 and Xbox One

Austin Evans Showcases his one of the most popular gaming builds. Boson 3.0 is the cheapest gaming PC build that can take out latest gen consoles.<p>A …

Is algebra an unnecessary stumbling block in US schools?

NEW YORK (AP) — Who needs algebra?<p>That question muttered by many a frustrated student over the years has become a vigorous debate among American educators, sparked by a provocative new book that argues required algebra has become an unnecessary stumbling block that forces millions to drop out of …

Google is trying to make artificial intelligence history — and it could happen this week

Google<p>At 1 p.m. in South Korea on March 9th, Google will attempt to make history.<p>A program called AlphaGo, designed by Google's DeepMind artificial …

Prominent Scientist’s Take-Down of Critics’ Fiery Claims That ‘Evolutionary Biology Discredits the Bible’ or That the Bible ‘Discredits Science’

A prominent scientist and author who has had an eclectic career in media and academia believes that critics who “claim that modern evolutionary biology discredits the Bible” and those who say that “the ancient biblical story of creation discredits science” are both “mistaken.”<p>Dr. Michael Guillen, a …

Harvard

Watch This Cable Get Forged Into a Knife

It turns out that you can turn just about any metal object into a blade, if you have the right tools and skills. While it may not be as rare and …

Rhode Island

To Re-cycle, To Re-inspire, That Is The Question! To Suffer The Indignation Of Rusting Away In Some Landfill, Or To Create Inspiration From The Creation Of New Life!

Thanks to Willm. Shakespeare, for the prose, we all desire to slip a little into our futures, and reinvent ourselves. It shows that we are always …

Inspiration

11 Surprising Facts About Coffee Every Caffeine Addict Should Know

Turns out there is an optimal time to drink it.<p><b>1. Most energy drinks don't contain as much caffeine as a Starbucks coffee.</b> Don't believe anyone who tells you those expensive energy drinks have more bang than a cup of coffee. A 16-ounce Monster has about 150 milligrams of caffeine — half the amount …

Asteroid Won't Hit Earth In March, But It's Getting Closer

Do not panic. An asteroid isn't hitting Earth—yet. However, a small asteroid that keeps passing by us is getting dangerously close. You will get an …

Photos Of Grown Men With Cats That Will Make Your Heart Explode

Photographer David Williams celebrates men with their cats in these striking portraits full of love and fluff.<p>David Williams began taking photos of men with cats because he wanted to examine the way society imposes gender stereotypes on animal ownership. "As a portrait photographer I was interested …

Pets

Logitech unveils its best gaming keyboard to date and it comes with The Division

Logitech this morning took the wraps off their latest gaming keyboard, the G810 Orion Spectrum, an RGB mechanical that seems to nail the sweet spot between aesthetic and features.<p>The best part is that the Orion Spectrum is one of three mechanical keyboards that will, beginning Feb. 8, come with a …

11 Weird Facts About Coffee Every Starbucks Addict Should Know

Turns out there is an optimal time to drink it.<p>1. Most energy drinks don't contain as much caffeine as a Starbucks coffee.<p>Don't believe anyone who tells you those expensive energy drinks have more bang than a cup of coffee. A 16-ounce Monster has about 150 milligrams of caffeine — half the amount …

Bernie Sanders: I’m Only Running for President Because of My “Very Strong Religious… Feelings”

February 4, 2016 by Lauren Nelson<p>Speaking in front of a New Jersey crowd Wednesday night, <b>Senator Bernie Sanders</b> was asked about his faith. It’s a …

Middle-class

The popularity of Bernie Sanders speaks volumes about Americans’ rejection of organized religion

Bernie Sanders’ lack of religious faith is more normal in America than many pundits and politicians seem to think<p>Bernie Sanders has already done a bang-up job of showing that the word "socialist" isn't the political death knell that it used to be assumed it must be. Could he do the same for the …

How IRL Love Can Survive in the Age of VR

What happens when “long distance” means going digital?<p>Gender Swap - Experiment with The Machine to Be Another from BeAnotherLab on Vimeo.<p>Back in 2013, when Spike Jonze released the movie <i>Her</i>, the concept of a virtual relationship felt both otherworldly and hauntingly close. Three years later, we’re …

GOP Prosecutor: Abortion Foes Committed Crime In Fetal Tissue Case, Not Planned Parenthood

A Planned Parenthood clinic at the center of a criminal probe that it sold tissue of aborted fetuses has been “cleared of wrongdoing,” but anti-abortion foes who helped trigger the investigation aren’t so fortunate.<p>The <i>Houston Chronicle</i> said this afternoon that videographers who worked for the …

Planned Parenthood

2016 game release-date calendar

It’s hard to keep track of everything in your life like doctors appointments, anniversaries, and birth days. But, most importantly, you need to know when new video games are coming out. Let us help.<p>This is where we’ll keep track of every game coming out in 2016. We’ll update this post as needed. If …

Xbox

Holographic assistant brings us one step closer to AI butlers

A company from Japan is working on a fully holographic artificial intelligence assistant. It offers similar services to Amazon's Echo, but brings a new level of personality.<p>Mark Zuckerberg made headlines earlier this month when he said he hoped to build an artificial intelligence assistant that can …

Artificial Intelligence

Folklore and Art of Japan: Kyosai, the Spirit World, Tengu and Impact of Shintoism

<b>Folklore and Art of Japan: Kyosai, the Spirit World, Tengu and Impact of Shintoism</b><p><b>Lee Jay Walker</b><p><b>Modern Tokyo Times</b><p>The Japanese artist Kawanabe Kyosai …

The World's Largest Floating Solar Power Plant Is Now Under Construction

The yearly energy output should equal about 19,000 barrels of oil.<p>Japanese electronics manufacturer Kyocera Corporation announced today that construction has begun on the largest floating solar power plant in the world in terms of energy output, according to a press release from Kyocera. The 13.7 …

The Reason We Haven't Found Alien Life May Be A Very Sad One

Scientists argue "early Armageddon" snuffs out alien life before it has a chance to evolve.<p>Australian scientists say they've figured out why we've been unable to detect signs of alien life. And for those who dream of someday meeting up with a real-life E.T., it's a pretty depressing reason.<p>In a …

Paranormal