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Google now says controversial AI voice calling system will identify itself to humans

Google is trying to stay ahead of the ethical and philosophical pitfalls of its new Duplex platform<p>Following widespread outcry over the ethical dilemmas raised by Google’s new Duplex system, which lets artificial intelligence mimic a human voice to make appointments, Google has clarified in a …

What Is Consciousness?

Scientists are beginning to unravel a mystery that has long vexed philosophers.<p>Consciousness is everything you experience. It is the tune stuck in …

Consciousness

N.Y. Attorney General Eric Schneiderman Accused of Physical Abuse by Four Women

New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman, who has pursued sexual harassment allegations against Harvey Weinstein, has been accused of physical …

Sophisticated Android malware tracks all your phone activities

An advanced type of malware can spy on nearly every Android smartphone function and steal passwords, photos, video, screenshots and data from WhatsApp, Telegram and other apps. "ZooPark" targets subjects in the Middle East and was likely developed by a state actor, according to Kaspersky Lab, which …

Amateur astronomer films THREE UFO's flying between Earth and the Moon in eerie footage

An amateur astronomer has captured three UFO's flying between Earth and the Moon on camera.<p>The footage was filmed on April 22 and uploaded on to you …

Paranormal

End of ageing and cancer? Scientists unveil structure of the 'immortality' enzyme telomerase

Making a drug is like trying to pick a lock at the molecular level. There are two ways in which you can proceed. You can try thousands of different …

School shooting survivors want to talk about gun control with Florida lawmakers

<i>CNN will hold a town hall with the classmates and parents of victims in the Florida school shooting as well as members of the community. "Stand Up: The Students of Stoneman Douglas Demand Action" will air live at 9 p.m. ET Wednesday.</i><p><b>(CNN) —</b> Under the rallying cry of #NeverAgain, dozens of students …

Florida

CRISPR gene editing may have just become a whole lot more accurate

CRISPR gene editing is an enormously exciting area for molecular biologists, opening up new opportunities when it comes to editing DNA to fight back …

Watchdog app reveals list of absurd teen texting codes

Is this what the kids are doing these days?<p>Teen/parent watchdog app Bark.us released a list of abbreviations and acronyms it has gathered that are popular among teens. No surprise, most of them are about naughty things like sex and drugs. It’s not exactly new — I’ve seen similar versions of the …

Man beaten by white supremacists in Charlottesville is arrested

<b>(CNN) —</b> In an incident captured on video and widely shared online, a black man was beaten by several white attackers in a parking garage during August's rally by white supremacists in Charlottesville, Virginia.<p>Now the man, DeAndre Harris, is facing an allegation that he injured a white supremacist …

Rights & Freedoms

Alemania Retira su Oro Urgentemente de EEUU y Francia

Bodycam footage shows the moment cop shoots photographer without warning

The body camera footage from Clark County Sheriff’s Deputy Jake Shaw has been released showing the moment he shot New Carlisle News photographer, …

Nikon D750

Border wall contractor once paid $3 million to settle federal fraud investigation

One of the four companies picked by the Trump administration this week for its Mexico border wall prototype paid more than $3 million to settle a Justice Department criminal investigation into whether it defrauded the U.S. government through its participation in a federal “mentor-protégé” program …

Minneapolis Police Shooting of Australian Woman: What Is Known So Far

SYDNEY, Australia — Officials in Minneapolis said on Thursday that Justine Damond, an unarmed Australian woman killed last weekend by one of the city’s police officers, should not have been shot. The police were responding to a 911 call by Ms. Damond, who had reported an episode she said she feared …

Shooting by deputy leaves man dead, girlfriend charged, questions unanswered

<b>Mamou, Louisiana (CNN) —</b> On a gravel road in Louisiana's Cajun country, a sheriff's deputy stopped a man and his girlfriend riding an ATV as the couple headed out to go frogging -- the popular pastime of hunting for frogs in ditches and ponds.<p>A struggle broke out between the men, and the deputy …

Crime

Does Nature Reveal God?

Does nature reveal God? This question indicates a concern about a foundational issue to Christianity. The issue is, can God be known outside of the …

Faith

The Power of a Pleading Mother (Christian Men and Their Godly Moms)

His name was known around the world. Crowds flocked to his church to hear him preach, and everywhere else people devoured the printed editions of his …

Evangelical Christianity

How to Install Tile Like a Professional

If you've ever wondered how to install tile without calling a professional, you've come to the right place. Maybe you're a "Fixer Upper" devotee, and …

Home Improvement

OK, WTF Is a Time Crystal?

Physicists have made a new phase of matter called a time crystal—but what does that even mean?<p>Last month, a team of physicists from UC Berkeley said they'd created a blueprint for a new phase of matter called a time crystal. Their paper, in <i>Physical Review Letters</i>, turned what was once a pretty far …

Scientists have caught viruses talking to each other—and that could be the key to new anti-viral drugs

Some of the greatest scientific discoveries have been accidental. To that list, Israeli scientists have added one more. They’ve discovered for the first time an instance of viruses leaving messages for other viruses.<p>What makes the discovery remarkable is that scientists expect such communication …

Microbiology

The Human Brain Is Really, Really Fast

Your brain has billions of neurons that send messages through synapses once or twice per second. That adds up to a whole lot of activity. In a single …

Is John Piper Disqualifying Himself as a Teacher?

John Piper was once regarded as a great contender for the faith. He was the go-to guy for apologetics in Reformed theology and the one that was …

Tile's new Slim tracker might actually fit in your wallet

Tile's already been keeping track of our stuff for a couple years, but only now is it creating a version thin enough that it’ll fit in a wallet comfortably. Tile says its new Slim device is as thin as two credit cards stacked on top of each other. Its actual dimensions are 54 x 54 x 2.4mm. An …

Can I Lose My Salvation?

Summary<p>Whether you can lose your salvation is one of the most pressing issues you can face as a Christian. In an uncertain world, painfully aware of …

Blu and Amazon have redefined the budget smartphone

Judge Tosses Charge Against Florida Cop Who Killed Man Carrying Air Rifle

A Florida judge dismissed a manslaughter charge Wednesday against a sheriff's deputy who shot and killed a man carrying an unloaded air rifle — finding the officer was justified in using deadly force under Florida's "Stand Your Ground" law.<p>Prosecutors said they plan to appeal the ruling, arguing …

These 5 mind-melting thought experiments helped Albert Einstein come up with his most revolutionary scientific ideas

One of Einstein's most defining qualities was his remarkable ability to conceptualize complex scientific ideas by imagining real-life scenarios. He called these scenarios Gedankenexperiments, which is German for thought experiments.<p>Here are a few thought experiments that demonstrate some of …

Albert Einstein

State troopers from Mass., N.H. arrested and charged with assault after video showed officers punching driver

By Mark Berman<p>, Reporter<p>Authorities in New Hampshire said that they had arrested two state troopers and charged them with assault for their actions during a violent arrest captured on video earlier this year.<p>The arrest occurred after a long police chase that began in Massachusetts and ended in New …

Only You Can Lift This DIY Hammer Of Thor

Build an electromagnetic superhero hammer that responds to your touch<p>In comic books and blockbusters, only the worthy can lift Thor’s hammer. But you don’t have to be a hero to wield Allen Pan’s version of Mjolnir. While watching last year’s <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i>, the freelance engineer noticed “a …

Arduino