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Building Robots With Better Morals Than Humans

Bill Gates says he's concerned about the decisions machines of the near future will make once they outsmart humans.<p>The age of artificial intelligence may be very nearly upon us—which is, on one hand, great news. Machines have long helped humans do things better and faster and more safely and …

Artificial Intelligence

Meet the River virtual reality accelerator’s first startups

Mike Rothenberg of Rothenberg Ventures wants the world to know that virtual reality is a present, not future, platform, and he is out to prove it …

Google is making fake human skin to test its cancer-detecting nanoparticles

Last October, Google announced that it was working on magnetic nanoparticles that would seek out cancer cells in the bloodstream and report back to a smart wristband. Now, if this didn't sound bizarre enough, it turns out the search giant is also using synthetic skin to develop the technology.<p>the …

A Better Obamacare Won’t Save Obama

A new CNN poll con­firms what Amer­ica’s col­lect­ive gut has been say­ing for weeks: Obama­care is sink­ing its name­sake.<p>The num­bers are ugly: …

Democrats Fear Obamacare Will Cost Them The Senate

Last week, Pres­id­ent Obama’s poll­ster Joel Ben­en­son sent a memo to con­gres­sion­al Demo­crats en­cour­aging them to re­fo­cus at­ten­tion on …

Obama agenda: 'The system will not work perfectly on Dec. 1'

“The president visits DreamWorks Animation to meet with film industry representatives, tour the studio, and give a speech on the U.S. economy,” USA Today notes. Obama returns to the White House tonight.<p>The Hill: “Administration officials said Monday that some visitors to ObamaCare's federal …

The Deadline for Fixing Obamacare Is Saturday—Here's What to Watch For

Don't expect a clear victory nor a total disaster for the White House. The reality will be much muddier.<p>The deadline on which Barack Obama has staked his presidency is upon us. The president has pledged that Healthcare.gov will be "working for the vast majority of Americans in a smooth, consistent …

More than $30,000 in citations proposed in Cirque du Soleil acrobat's Vegas death

LAS VEGAS — Safety officials announced plans Tuesday to cite performance company Cirque du Soleil and Las Vegas Strip casino MGM Grand after an acrobat died over the summer in a horrific fall witnessed by the audience.<p>The Occupational Safety and Health Administration said in a statement that …

'Hexacopter' changes the way TV reporters work

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Drones

Target To Drop Criminal Background Questions In Job Applications

Target plans to stop asking prospective employees about their criminal records in initial job applications at all of its U.S. stores, a company spokesperson confirmed to The Huffington Post on Tuesday.<p>The Minneapolis-based company had been facing pressure to do so from grassroots advocacy group …

UN aims to fight asteroids, creates a global warning network

Even the United Nations is taking the threat of asteroids hitting our planet seriously.<p>Last week, the U.N. General Assembly approved measures to coordinate detection and response to asteroid strikes that could level cities and possibly destroy our civilization.<p>Specifically, the agency voted to …

Norway urges couples to go on date nights to avoid divorce

The Norwegian government is stepping in in an attempt to reduce the nation's 40 per cent divorce rate<p>The government in Oslo has issued a plea to Norway's married citizens: go on more date nights.<p>The move comes amid rising divorce rates, which currently sit at 40 per cent, with those aged 40 to 44 …

Both sexes 'ogle' women, study finds

Women are just as likely to "ogle" other women's chests and waists as men, new study finds<p>It's not the greatest surprise that a scientific experiment found that men spend less time looking women in the eyes than they do ogling their waists and chests.<p>However, researchers also found that women do …