David Silveira

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This musician strummed a guitar during his own brain surgery

<b>(CNN) —</b> Guitar players can strum almost anywhere, from a beach to a park bench to an operating room -- while undergoing brain surgery.<p>That's where Abhishek Prasad peddled his musical wares during a four-hour surgery in India that aimed to correct cramping in his fingers, his surgeon said.<p>For 20 …

The Brain

AI Is Inventing Languages Humans Can’t Understand. Should We Stop It?

Researchers at Facebook realized their bots were chattering in a new language. Then they stopped it.<p>Bob: “I can can I I everything else.”<p>Alice: “Balls have zero to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to me to.”<p>To you and I, that passage looks like nonsense. But what if I told you this nonsense …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists may have found a way to stop cancer from metastasizing

Metastasis is the main cause of death in cancer, and current treatments against it are ineffective. But new research may have found a way to slow …

This material is so black that it’s like a hole in the universe you can hold in your hand

When is black not really black? When you compare it to Vantablack, a material developed by UK-based Surrey Nanosystems. We got our first glimpse of …

Imaging

Guitar Essentials: Here's How to Improve Your Strumming Technique

Not every guitarist has great rhythm or a sense of how to develop strong rhythms when strumming their guitar. Simply working to a metronome might be …

Electric Guitar

This Is Why You Have Gray Hair

Everyone gets them, and many people spend hundreds or even thousands to cover them up. Grey hair is one of the inevitable parts of getting older, but …

Hair

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Reader Guitar of the Month: Frankenstein Jazzcaster

Name:John Huston<p><b>Hometown:</b> Chicago, Illinois <b><br>Guitar Model:</b> Frankenstein Jazzcaster<p>I call this guitar the “Fender Coward.”<p>The neck, bridge, and control …

Reaching Mars in a few days? It's possible, NASA video says

Ever since NASA announced plans to send a manned mission to Mars in the 2030s and Hollywood got in on the action with "The Martian," the Red Planet has loomed large in our collective imagination. Now, thanks to a video released by NASA, we can add a new bit of heat to Mars fever -- the idea that we …

Stomp Stations of the Stars

Best Coast<p><b>Bobb Bruno and Bethany Cosentino</b><p>Perhaps even more so than his former roommate, Nels Cline, Best Coast’s Bobb Bruno has a definite affinity …

NASA and 'Star Trek' Combine Forces to Make Replicators a Reality

NASA wants kids to help build the food replicators of the future.<p>While it isn't quite the magical wave of hand envisioned in <i>Star Trek,</i> 3D printers are still pretty close to the replicators seen from <i>The Next Generation</i> on, able to fabricate body parts, cars, and even food from raw materials. It's no …

Belly to Reunite for Summer Tour, Release New Music

Nineties dream pop band Belly announced Monday that they’ll reunite later this year for a tour and have begun writing new music.<p>Belly revealed the …

New Music

Film Review: Tarantino's bloody latest is a panoramic affair

There's been lots of chatter about "The Hateful Eight," Quentin Tarantino's "chamber Western," going back to what might be called "pre-pre-production."<p>After an early draft of the script was leaked, Tarantino sued and said he wasn't going to make the film; then he changed his mind and did make it. …

Everything is Pure Energy, Including You. Change It And You Will Change the World.

<b>Solid matter as we conventionally understand it does not exist in the universe</b>. For all particles are merely vibrations of energy. Even the atoms …

Deleting genes could boost lifespan by 60 per cent, say scientists

The secret of extending life by decades may lie in switching off certain genes, scientists believe, after showing that small genetic tweaks can make organisms live 60 per cent longer.<p>Ten years of research by the Buck Institute for Research on Ageing and the University of Washington has identified …

Stephen Hawking on AI

Stephen Hawking on Last Week Tonight with John Oliver (credit: HBO)Reddit published Stephen Hawking’s answers to questions in an “Ask me anything” …

Les Paul on Inventing the Les Paul

Shortly after Les Paul’s death at age 94 on August 12, 2009, Gourmet Guitars posted a rare-but-then-recent interview with the six-string giant and …

Gibson Les Paul

That’s Different: 10 Strangest Production Guitars

Tradition and the world of guitar are funny things. Innovation can breed new classics for future generations. Then we have the guitars on this list. …

Slash says Rock Hall of Fame overlooked Rush

Legendary guitarist Slash confirms he will be in attendance next month when Guns N' Roses is inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame — along …

Music

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NASA's Hubble Telescope Reveals Planet With 'Sunscreen' Layer

Share Email Comments<p>NASA’s Hubble Space Telescope detected a planet possessing a similar atmosphere to Earth. The distant planet, WASP-33b, has a …

Universe

NASA spacecraft finds strange lights on dwarf planet

PASADENA, Calif. — Millions of miles away, between Mars and Jupiter, NASA's Dawn spacecraft has given NASA scientists their first glimpse of the dwarf planet Ceres, the largest object in the asteroid belt.<p>One big surprise has been a series of very bright spots in the images of Ceres' surface. …

Microsoft just blew everyone's minds with another incredible demonstration of its holographic headset

Microsoft invited Lydia Winters from Mojang, the creator of Minecraft, to demonstrate how gaming works with the Hololens. For those unfamiliar, Minecraft is pretty similar to Legos, but applied to a virtual world: You can create entire worlds and create little blocky players to explore those worlds …

Augmented Reality

NASA Photo: Did NASA Send SOS To Alien Ships To Rescue Troubled 1970 Apollo 13 Crew?

The prolific YouTube UFO researcher Streetcap1 claims he has found in NASA’s archives photographic evidence of UFOs escorting the troubled 1970 …

Documents Dated 1960-1969

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