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Microsoft apologizes for its racist chatbot's 'wildly inappropriate and reprehensible words'

In a blog entry on Friday, Microsoft Research head Peter Lee expressed regret for the conduct of its AI chatbot, named Tay, explaining that the bot fell victim to a "coordinated attack by a subset of people."<p>"We are deeply sorry for the unintended offensive and hurtful tweets from Tay, which do not …

Artificial Intelligence

An Eye Drop Has Been Developed To Dissolve Cataracts

A new study conducted by researchers in the US has found that a new drug that can be delivered directly into the eye via an eye dropper can shrink …

Biochemistry

11 Horror Movies for People Who Don’t Like Scary Movies

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Half The World's Population Will Be Short-Sighted by 2050

Time to go outside.<p>If current trends continue, half the world’s population (almost 5 billion) will be short-sighted in just over three decades, with …

Headphones That Get You High on Dopamine Are Tipped to Go on Sale Next Month

When the music is not enough.<p>Headphones that stimulate the release of dopamine in your brain and reportedly make you feel high as hell have been …

All of the Reasons Scientists Are Certain We Are Now Living in the Anthropecene

24 scientists from top universities around the world say they have hard evidence that humans have irrevocably altered Earth’s geology.<p>"Human activity is leaving a pervasive and persistent signature on Earth." So begins one of the more depressing scientific papers I've ever read.<p>What follows in "The …

Here's How To Actually Start Exercising Again

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Fitness

North Korea Says It Successfully Conducted Hydrogen-Bomb Test

Hydrogen bomb is ‘self defensive’ step against U.S., North Korea says<p>SEOUL—North Korea said it successfully staged its first test of a more powerful form of nuclear weapon, expanding the U.S.’s foreign-policy challenges and highlighting the limits of China’s ability to rein in its volatile …

North Korea

Look At This "Burping" Black Hole

Apparently it's not just humans that suffer from gas.<p>The black hole is part of a small galaxy called NGC 5195, around 25 million light years from Earth, which is in the process of merging with the bigger Whirlpool spiral galaxy you can see in the image above.<p>Looking at data from NASA's Chandra …

Black Holes

This is what the entire universe looks like in one image

The universe is so vast it's almost impossible to picture what it might look like crammed into one field of view.<p>But musician Pablo Carlos Budassi managed to do it by combining logarithmic maps of the universe from Princeton and images from NASA. He created the image below that shows the observable …

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Could We See A Possible Led Zeppelin Reunion In The Near Future?

There are two kinds of legendary rock bands; those that are still touring, and those that are constantly rumored to reunite and play together again. Led Zeppelin falls into that second category. They can’t fully reunite, as drummer John Bonham is dead, but they did play a one-off reunion show in …

How a refugee from Hitler's Germany became the father of the video game

"I had the misfortune of being born in a horrendous situation," Ralph Baer told the Computer History Museum, of his birth to Jewish parents in 1922 in southwestern Germany.<p>When the Nazis came to power, they threw all Jewish students out of school, forcing him to seek employment at age 14. He worked …

Pocket Sized Greenhouse Self-Sufficiently Purifies the Air

Designer Xindong (Jonathan) Che wants to add more greenery to the modern world without the hassle that comes with taking care of plants. That's why he transformed an average hourglass into a miniature greenhouse called <i>Lives Glass</i>. The plant lives in the bottom half of Che's glass creation and, in …

Miniature

Bone suggests ‘Red Deer Cave people’ a mysterious species of human

It’s been an exciting year for human evolution with several discoveries dramatically rewriting major episodes of our ancient past.<p>Some of this …

34-nation ‘Islamic military alliance’ to fight terrorism, Saudi Arabia says

Projecting its ambition for regional leadership, Saudi Arabia said Tuesday it has lined up most of the Arab world, NATO member Turkey and several African and Asian countries behind a vaguely defined “Islamic military alliance” against terrorists.<p>The move allows the kingdom, which follows a deeply …

ISIS is using IP addresses the UK sold to Saudi Arabia

IP addresses being used by ISIS and traced by teenage computer hackers back to the UK’s Department for Work and Pensions are likely to be among those sold to Saudi Arabian telecoms companies this year, the British government has claimed.<p>In a convenient admission given the charge levelled at the UK …

Saudi Arabia

9 U.S. Drives You Have to Take in Your Lifetime

It's so easy (or is it?) to hop on a flight these days; paid time-off is limited, and travelers want to get the most out of their vacations -- which, to many, means more time spent in the destination. But we've all heard it before: <i>It's the journey that counts, not the destination.</i> While we find …

What I Learned When I Became a Thailand Expat in My 20s

Backpacking solo through Southeast Asia for five months at 26-years-old taught me a hell of a lot: to live minimally, get out of my comfort zone and to focus on the here and now; just to name a few. When the date to fly home drew near, and I knew I wasn't ready to hop on that plane, I cancelled my …

Adidas created this 3D-printed shoe out of the plastic waste we throw in the ocean

The shoe is just a prototype, but the goal is to demonstrate how the industry can "rethink design and help stop ocean plastic pollution," according to Adidas.<p>The prototype has an "upper" made of ocean plastic and a 3D-printed midsole of recycled polyester and gillnets, a type of fishing net.<p>Adidas …

The Best Xbox One Games of 2015 - Game of the Year 2015

The Xbox One has slowly come into its own this year, with a strong games lineup throughout 2015. Several of these titles are available on other platforms, but nevertheless, they help bolster Microsoft's lineup, and as 2015 comes to a close, Xbox One owners have access to excellent sequels, …

Tomb Raider

The Spectra Controller by PowerA is an epic light show for your Xbox One

While the Xbox One has been out for about two years, most players have been playing games with the same old traditional controller. If you’re tired …

How Do Scientists Date Ancient Things?

Love-hungry teenagers and archaeologists agree: dating is hard. But while the difficulties of single life may be intractable, the challenge of …

Fallout 4's First Patch Hits Xbox One

Having already launched on PC and PlayStation 4, Fallout 4's first patch has now landed on Xbox One. Microsoft's Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb announced today that the patch, 1.2, has arrived.<p>You should be prompted to download and install the update the next time you boot up the RPG.<p>The 1.2 patch notes …

Xbox

Did the creator of Bitcoin leak his own secret?

Cryptocurrency watchers were stirred into a frenzy yesterday after both Wired and Gizmodo claimed to unmask the creator behind Bitcoin, in the form of an eccentric Australian entrepreneur, Dr. Craig Steven Wright.<p>Both publications were the beneficiaries of leaked documents that, if genuine, seem …

Bitcoin

Playing Xbox One games on a computer solves one of gaming’s biggest problems

But let's be honest: you've been hogging the TV for hours, and you really should let others use it.<p>What if there was an easier solution? A solution, perhaps, that enabled everyone to be happy?<p>Back in November, Microsoft released an update for the Xbox One operating system that put Windows 10 on the …

Windows 10

The 10 Best Movies of 2015

Here are Vanity Fair film critic Richard Lawson’s picks for the 10 best films of the year.<p>From space yarns to music epics to lesbian romances to dystopian adventures, these were my favorite movies of the year. Because it’s hard to stop at 10, I’ve added a few honorable mentions at the bottom. And …

Mad Max

15 Breathtaking Astronomy Images Highlighting the Cosmic Beauty of Our Universe

Since 1995, Astronomy Picture of the Day (APOD) has been serving up daily doses of cosmic beauty through breathtaking photos of our fascinating universe. Maintained by Robert Nemiroff (MTU) and Jerry Bonnell (UMCP), two professional astronomers who met at NASA's Goddard Space Flight Center, the …

Cosmology

Xbox Was to Be Start of "Second Microsoft," Former Exec Says

As part of a wide-ranging interview with GamesTM, former Xbox executive J Allard talks extensively about the Xbox 360's recent 10-year anniversary. One of the featured quotes is about how Allard said he saw the Xbox brand as a "starting point for a second Microsoft," one that had a more Apple-like …

Xbox