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Watch this short Sci-Fi movie with a script written by an AI

You know when you just keep pressing the predictive text button on your mobile phone and the sentence just starts making less and less sense? Well, that type of functionality isn’t just for absurdist poetry, you know; the team behind Sunspring used the same technology — an LSTM Neural network, to …

Silicon Valley

Samsung's Next Smartwatch Could Put The Display On Your Hand

Samsung’s next smartwatch may have an interesting trick up its sleeve. Or your sleeve in fact. Or your palm. Or the desk you’re resting your arm on…<p>A new patent demonstrates that the Korean company could be working on display technology that lets a smartwatch can project onto any nearby surface.<p>The …

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Here's how 'Daredevil' star Charlie Cox got ripped to be a superhero

"The truth is, before I did this show, I'd never really been in shape, I never really had a gym membership, and I'd always just occasionally go for a run, that kind of stuff," Cox told Business Insider.<p>On "Daredevil," which just released its second season, Cox has to perform extensive fight scenes, …

20 Muscle-Building Monkey Bar Exercises For a Killer Bodyweight Workout

They don’t call it a jungle gym for nothing. Jon Hinds, owner of the Monkey Bar Gym, says monkey bars are one of the most effective and versatile …

​Companies Want to Replicate Your Dead Loved Ones With Robot Clones

Complete with a digital copy of the person's brain.<p>In 2003, the wife of a 55-year-old Vietnamese carpenter named Le Van died. Heartbroken, he dug up her grave, cast her body in clay and slept next to "her" for five years.<p>The story is unsettling, but there's also something universal about his …

26 Spicy Recipes to Make You Cry in a Good Way

Is it hot in here, or is it just these 26 spicy recipes?<p>Pour yourself a big glass of milk. These spicy recipes are ready to party.

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10 Brazilian Music Acts to Know - PAPER

It's no secret that Brazil is a hotbed of music innovation whose insane gene pool comes from multiculturally diverse and distinct traditions like samba (in its many variations), bossa nova, mangue beat, forró, frevó, jovem guarda, clube da esquina, sertanejo, maracatú, MPB (Brazilian pop), …

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10 Less Crowded Spring Break Beaches

<i>By Dalia Colon for the CheapTickets Travel Blog</i><p>Spring break means wet T-shirt contests, Jell-O shots and beaches so overrun that you can hardly take a selfie without being photobombed.<p>But it doesn't have to. This year, skip the usual spring break cliches by heading for one of these less-crowded …

Bodyweight Training: Crab Walk towards a Shredded Six-Pack

What It IsA 15-minute four-exercise total-body circuit from L.A.-based celebrity trainer Andy McDermott. You start with 10 reps of crab walks (five …

27 beautiful photographs of cinema’s most iconic blades

Helping us remember the familiar, art director Federico Mauro has created renderings of some of the most amazing and recognizable blades from movies on a clean background.<p>Mauro has created impressive visuals that remind us of our favorite films, TV shows, and video games — from Link's Master Sword …

A Lord of the Rings-inspired space opera wants to connect you with African mythology

Artist Paul Louise-Julie counts among his inspirations the words of <i>Lord of the Rings</i> author J.R.R. Tolkien, the images of Star Wars and the whispers of a Senegalese elder who opened his eyes to the oral history of West Africa.<p>Six years ago, he challenged himself to combine these influences with his …

Science Fiction

Here's What Caused This Weird 'Fireball' Cloud Over a Portuguese Island Last Week

So pretty.<p>At the start of last week, this incredible gold-tinged cloud descended from the sky over the Portuguese island of Madeira.<p>It was captured …

Shades of Grey

Stew Science: Why You Shouldn't Cook Your Beef All Day

As anyone who has ever tried to eat at a dozen Nashville hot fried chicken joints in the course of one day can tell you, you absolutely <i>can</i> have too much of a good thing.<p>I used to be of the mindset that if cooking a stew for a long time is a good idea, then cooking it even longer is a better idea. I …

Sakurajima volcano in Japan erupts

Lava rolls down mountain’s slope and smoke billows into sky after eruption in southern Japan<p>A volcano has erupted in southern Japan, sending an orange burst into the sky and lava rolling down the mountain.<p>Related: Volcanic lightning, very, very frightening

5 Romantic Meals You Can Make in a Slow Cooker

Less time spent cooking in the kitchen means more time heating up the boudoir.<p>Make Valentine's Day dinner less hectic, but still impressive, with the …

Blue Lights

Sleeping in space is weirdly difficult — and other lessons from Scott Kelly's year in orbit

By now, 543 humans have spent time orbiting the Earth. But almost no one has stayed up as long as NASA astronaut Scott Kelly.<p>Since March of 2015, Kelly has been living on the International Space Station as part of the One Year Mission. He and Russian cosmonaut Mikhail Kornienko spent nearly a year …

Space Science

Hybrid Polymer breakthrough points to self-repairing materials

Today’s high-end smartphone customers may whine at the very thought of plastic cases, but in the future plastics may be very much back in fashion, albeit with far more interesting properties than what we are familiar with today. A completely new class of material called a hybrid polymer has been …

How To Save Battery Life On An Android Phone: Delete Facebook And Messenger App

Deleting your Facebook and Messenger app could make your Android phone run faster and save battery life.<p>Android blogger, Russell Holly, reports that …

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If Disney Movies Were Directed By Tim Burton

Don't you wish this version of Beauty and the Beast were real?

21 casserole recipes that'll keep the whole family full and happy

Ahhh, the mighty casserole. Doesn’t it just bring you back home? Made well, a casserole is proof that you are loved.<p>It’s a surefire way to feed a crowd, and, more importantly, the leftovers taste even better once the flavors really marry together. It’s worth making double recipes when you have the …

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Cartoon Network announces Justice League Action

The Justice League may be hitting theaters in live action form next year, but the super team will be returning in animated form to their former …