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Six Billion Web Searches Bring China's Economy Into Focus

Wu Haishan was at Princeton University studying how schools of fish swim together when the crowd behavior of a much bigger group grabbed his …

What Leading AI, Machine Learning And Robotics Scientists Say About The Future

Every year there is a new hot topic in tech. Today, it’s all about artificial intelligence, machine learning, virtual reality and autonomous vehicles. The difference between now and the past is that everything is becoming interconnected at a faster rate.<p>We are entering an extremely critical time in …

Artificial Intelligence

Obama's concerned an AI could hack America's nukes | WIRED

Author: Andy Greenberg. Andy Greenberg Security<p>Date of Publication: 10.12.16.<p>Time of Publication: 6:55 am. 6:55 am<p>Obama’s Concerned an AI Could Hack …

US military: Iranian behavior getting worse in Persian Gulf

Iran has stepped up its harassment of U.S. Navy ships in the Persian Gulf, angering the U.S. military and members of Congress.<p>Since the international …

South Asia

Job Vacancy Numbers Fly In Face Of Liberals' Foreign-Worker Expansion

The federal Liberals are preparing to loosen the rules for bringing in foreign workers to Canada, having heard from businesses that say they can’t …

Opening ceremony live: A view of Rio from the International Space Station

Aug. 5, 2016, 6:38 p.m.

Johnson Space Center

Micah Xavier Johnson: Dallas suspect was Afghanistan war veteran, army says

Johnson, 25, served in Afghanistan for eight months from 2013-2014 and had no known ties to terrorism and no criminal record, officials say<p>The lone gunman killed by police after five officers were murdered in Dallas on Thursday night was a veteran of the Afghanistan war, the US army has …

As Baghdad protests mount, attack on Shiite shrine kills 26

BAGHDAD (AP) — Protests and anger over the security situation in Iraq mounted Thursday at the site of a massive truck bombing by the Islamic State …

A brief history of sex and sexuality in Ancient Greece

The sexual habits of people in Ancient Greece – from prostitution to pillow talk – are explored in a new book written by Paul Chrystal. Exploring the …

Ancient History

Sri Lanka requests equity swap for some of its $8 billion China debt

BEIJING (Reuters) - Sri Lanka has asked China to swap some of the $8 billion it owes Beijing for equity in infrastructure projects and offered to sell stakes in its companies to Chinese ones, Colombo officials said on Saturday.<p>Sri Lankan Prime Minister Ranil Wickremesinghe (L) shakes hands with …

Sri Lanka

How Valeant and the gang wiped out $650 billion

Here’s a stock tip Valeant investors should have heeded: If a company that’s not a bank becomes the largest in Canada, run!<p>Valeant, the Quebec-based …

Mysterious Sonic Booms Rock The East Coast

A series of sonic booms off the New Jersey coast sparked questions about earthquakes or meteorites. News accounts blamed tests of the Defense Department's new F-35 fighter jet.<p>In a disappointment to <i>X-Files</i> fans, explosions heard from southern New Jersey to Long Island on Thursday seem to have been …

Scientists Propose a 'Mirror Universe' Where Time Moves Backwards

Mind = blown.<p>Two separate teams of physicists have been examining the flow of time in the Universe, and they’ve proposed that some 14 billion years …

CES Gadgets from the Past That Went Nowhere

The Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, going on this week, may be loaded with head-turning gadgets riding a wave of post-holiday curiosity, but once the attention of the electronics world has moved on, some of those heralded items tend to slip between the cracks.<p>Tech that never quite lives up …

The collapse in the price of oil is a challenge to the old world order

We’re awash with the black stuff – so we should celebrate the fact that the pessimists got it wrong<p>It is one of life’s mysteries that being wrong about everything has never been much of a barrier to success. Take Thomas Malthus, the British theologian: his big idea was that the number of human …

A Nazi Salute Sent Donald Trump’s Las Vegas Rally Into Violent Chaos

Donald Trump‘s rallies have grown increasingly violent as his GOP presidential campaign continues. Last week in New York, those protesting Trump’s anti-Islamic rhetoric were forcibly ejected (with one woman being thrown against a door). The incident followed a November altercation where Trump …

On refugees and airstrikes: Harjit Sajjan defends Liberal plans

Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan in conversation with Cormac MacSweeney<p>Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan has a full plate: He’s crafting the government’s …

Wireless data from every light bulb | Harald Haas

1 & 8 Watches

5 Mind-Bending Facts About Dreams

When your head hits the pillow, for many it's lights out for the conscious part of you. But the cells firing in your brain are very much awake, …

Sigmund Freud

What The Martian Gets Right (and Wrong) About Science

NASA/JPL/University of Arizona<p>NASA/JPL/University of Arizona<p>NASA/JPL/University of Arizona<p>NASA/JPL/University of Arizona<p>NASA/JPL/University of Arizona<p>…

Greece’s Ex-Finance Minister Takes Questions From 9 Leading Academics

Yanis Varoufakis on Grexit, the media, and economics<p>When Yanis Varoufakis was elected to parliament and then named as Greek finance minister in January, he embarked on an extraordinary seven months of negotiations with the country’s creditors and its European partners.<p>On July 6, Greek voters backed …

Europe