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Better than EVER Brownies Recipe

"Called 'slutty brownies' or 'brookies,' as well. GOOD stuff. Serve with ice cream."<p>Ingredients<p>Brownie Layer:<p>10 tablespoons unsalted butter<p>1 1/4 cups …

The 5 Best Sneakers You Can Wear Without Socks

With scorching summer temperatures becoming the norm for the next few weeks, socks can be more of a nuisance than they’re worth.<p>If you’re looking for …

Facebook’s hate speech rules ignore justice by chasing equality

Facebook’s methods for detecting hate speech are being criticized today for the way in which they protect some groups and ignores others. In a ProPublica report published today, leaked internal documents used to train teams that review questionable content with help from the AI-trained algorithm …

Rights & Freedoms

Study Uncovers the Truth About "Sleeping Positions"

There are almost countless sleeping positions. There’s side, stomach, back, log, starfish, free fall, covered in crumbs, and more.<p>The truth is no one …

The World’s Biggest Airport Will Open in 2019

The airport will cost $12 billion.<p>Beijing‘s new airport is set to be the world’s biggest, according to Reuters.<p>The Beijing New Airport, opening in …

23 Shocking And Unexpected Movie Facts You Didn't Know Until Now

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Decoding the ancient astronomy of Stonehenge

How the 5,000-year-old monument aligns with the sun.<p>The Stonehenge monument in England is known for its alignment with the summer solstice sunrise, and a is popular destination for revelers welcoming the longest day of the year. The inner “horseshoe” of the monument opens toward the point on the …

Stephen Hawking's Tiny Spacecraft Could Reach Another Solar System in Just Over 20 Years

Betting His Chips<p>Stephen Hawking isn’t content to just warn humanity about its dwindling potential for longterm survival — he’s determined to do …

eBay wants your business so bad, they'll price match competitors

Before you buy that nifty appliance or old C.D. on eBay, you may want to take a swing around the internet to check out how much the same items are …

UN says world population will reach 9.8 billion in 2050

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — India's population is expected to surpass China's in about seven years and Nigeria is projected to overtake the United States …

Geography

Delete yourself from the internet by pressing this button

The internet can be a beautiful and horrible place at the same time. It’s weird, and sometimes you feel like you want to leave. Sadly, there’s no easy way out — or there wasn’t, until now.<p>Swedish developers Wille Dahlbo and Linus Unnebäck created Deseat.me, a web app that offers a way to wipe your …

This Gene-Editing Breakthrough Could Change Life on Earth

The discovery of the gene-editing technology CRISPR came, in part, from Jennifer Doudna, a biochemist at the University of California, Berkeley. “It’s very profound," she told NBC News. "It means that we can control human evolution now."<p>With collaborator Emmanuelle Charpentier, Doudna was able to …

Scientists make quantum leap towards a secure new kind of internet

A global quantum internet is a major step closer as satellite beams ‘entangled’ light particles to ground stations more than 700 miles apart<p>Scientists have taken a major step towards building a global quantum internet by beaming “entangled” particles of light from a satellite to ground stations …

Chinese scientists have built the first quantum satellite network

‘This proves the feasibility of quantum communications from space’<p>China’s quantum satellite has produced its first successful result. In a paper published today in <i>Science</i>, researchers from the Chinese Academy of Sciences announced the satellite had successfully distributed entangled photons between …

An ex-plumber from Australia invented a $179 earpiece that can translate 8 languages in real-time

Lingmo International, a startup based in West Gosford north of Sydney, launched its TranslateOne2One earpiece at the UN's Artificial Intelligence for Good Summit in Geneva, revealing that IBM Watson machine learning technology had been used for its algorithms.<p>Traditionally, converting one language …

Machine Learning

Judge Delivers Blow To Trump Administration In Dakota Access Fight

A federal judge in Washington, D.C., ruled Wednesday that the Trump administration failed to follow proper environmental procedures when it granted approval to the controversial Dakota Access Pipeline project.<p>It's a legal victory for the Standing Rock Sioux tribe and environmentalists, who …

Scientists use machine learning algorithms to create a real-life Doodle God

Scientists from the University of Liverpool have taught computers to sift through the infinite possibilities of atoms in search of new materials. The computers use machine-learning to help scientists narrow their focus when combining atoms to create something entirely new.<p>This new research will …

The Largest Virtual Universe Ever Simulated

Researchers from the University of Zurich have simulated the formation of our entire universe with a large supercomputer. A gigantic catalogue of …

Samsung will make 80 million OLED displays for iPhone 8 in 2017

Samsung will manufacture 80 million AMOLED displays for the iPhone 8 during the second half of 2017, according to a new report.<p>Sources in Apple’s supply chain claim that other manufacturers have also begun mass-producing components for the company’s next-generation handsets — though iPhone 8 may …

Teen who took life in texting case studied suicide methods

TAUNTON, Mass. (AP) — The Massachusetts teenager prosecutors say was coaxed by text messages from his girlfriend into killing himself had researched …

Passenger tried to enter the cockpit on Malaysia Airlines flight

<b>(CNN) —</b> Australian police have defended their actions after a passenger tried to force his way into the cockpit on a Malaysia Airlines flight from Melbourne to Kuala Lumpur Thursday.<p>Just after a takeoff, a male passenger on Flight MH128 tried to enter the cockpit while holding what one passenger …

Twitch lets users play the stock market with someone else's money

A new Twitch channel is letting an audience of thousands buy stocks with one man’s $50,000 — and they’re actually doing quite well.<p>StockStream claims to be “the world’s first cooperative multiplayer stock market game using real money.” It was created by Amazon engineer Mike Roberts, who said the …