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Microsoft attempts to teach computers how to make a funny

Computers and artificial intelligence systems have long struggled with a human understanding of humor - as anyone who has ever asked Siri to tell a joke well knows. <i>Bloomberg</i> reports that recently, a researcher at Microsoft began working with <i>The New Yorker</i> on a project that aims to teach an AI …

September Blood Moon, Super Moon combine for one spectacularly bright lunar eclipse

Moon gazers, mark your calendars. A "Blood Moon" and Super Moon combine on September 27th for a spectacularly large total lunar eclipse with the Moon passing Earth at the closest distance all year--just 221,753 miles away.<p>What makes this month's event so exciting for astronomers is the simultaneous …

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Astronomers measure most distant galaxy

The galaxy, called EGSY8p7, is about 13.2 billion light-years away. That means astronomers are now seeing it as it existed just 600 million years …

Jim Al-Khalili: What goes on in our nuclear industry?

The physicist discusses what he learned while behind the scenes of the Sellafield nuclear power plant<p>Many people have a knee-jerk fear of anything nuclear, and certainly anything associated with radiation. But it is often an irrational fear built upon too flimsy a grasp of the science. This is …

Pizzly bears are appearing in the rapidly warming Arctic

In an unusual twist of the climate change saga, polar bears and grizzly bears are increasingly interbreeding and scientists are taking note. Since …

How Cheap Can Solar Get? Very Cheap Indeed

<i>This is part 1 of a series looking at the economic trends of new energy technologies. Part 2 looks at the dropping price and increasing reliability</i> …

Omate's pricey ring vibrates just for your beloved

While Apple, Olio and Opening Ceremony are already tinkering with premium materials in the smartwatch space, other wearable devices haven't received just as much love. But today, Omate and French fashion house Emanuel Ungaro launched the Ungaro ring, a simple notification wearable that ranges from …

What to do when your Galaxy S6 won’t turn on

Many people consider removable batteries to be important for when you’ve run out of juice but another key element is to be able to restart a handset when it freezes, just by pulling the battery out. On past Galaxy flagships, this was the easiest way to soft reset the handset, but with the Galaxy S6 …

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Skin made of silicon can now control cell phones

The latest in touch-screen technology involves the use of your own skin.<p>According to Reuters, a new product called iSkin uses silicon rubber and pressure-sensitive sensors to create an elastic film. When iSkin is combined with a medical-grade adhesive the electronic skin can be painlessly attached …

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War in Space May Be Closer Than Ever

The world’s most worrisome military flashpoint is arguably not in the Strait of Taiwan, the Korean Peninsula, Iran, Israel, Kashmir or Ukraine. In …

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Watch shocking video of drunk pensioner's foul-mouthed rant at skateboarders in Glasgow

THE man claims they were annoying him while he was having a drink in a bar in the city centre. WARNING: CONTAINS VERY STRONG LANGUAGE<p>WARNING: …

This Guy Invented a Cordless Drill-Powered Skateboard

Use a simple Black & Decker to scoot along for miles—or install drywall, your choice.<p>For years, Tony Ward has pursued an unusual dream. It involves a skateboard, a cordless drill, and a revolutionary form of transportation.<p>Revolutionary, but also totally ridiculous. Ward is the inventor of the …

Allergan to acquire Evanston's Naurex

Allergan PLC, the Dublin-based pharmaceutical giant, announced Sunday it has agreed to buy Naurex, a developer of drugs for depression and other central nervous system disorders, for $560 million.<p>Naurex, based in Evanston, Illinois, is privately held. Naurex's drugs are being tested in clinical …