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Gurpreet Singh: World leaders must know who killed Mahatma Gandhi and why this requires immediate action

January 30 will mark the 70th anniversary of the assassination of Mahatma Gandhi—an internationally renowned leader of the pacifist movement.<p>Gandhi …

Duterte offers '42 virgins' to visitors of Philippines

President makes unsavoury joke in New Delhi as he secures $1.25bn 'investment pledge' after meeting business leaders.<p>Philippine President Rodrigo Duterte told a group of Indian and Filipino business leaders in New Delhi that he would like to attract visitors to his country by offering "42 …

May's plans to force EU citizens to sign a register after Brexit could be illegal

LONDON — A cross-party groups of MEPs have warned Amber Rudd that a government proposal to make EU citizens add their names to a register during a Brexit transition period would be illegal and unacceptable.<p>MEPs representing a number of parties in the European Parliament have written to the British …

United Kingdom

China Fears India May Be Edging It Out in Culture Battle

BEIJING — One of the most popular movies in China over the summer ran 161 minutes, so long that it was sometimes shown with an intermission. Unlike Hollywood blockbusters, there were no special effects, speeding cars or epic battle scenes. Nor was the film a Chinese production with a Chinese …

China

Gigi Hadid and Zayn Malik Celebrate Eid al-Adha with Their Moms

Gigi Hadid and boyfriend Zayn Malik appeared to have celebrated the Muslim holiday Eid al-Adha on Thursday and Friday with two very special ladies by …

Mutant ants created with gene editing technology

Scientists have successfully altered a major behavior of two species of lab ants by deleting a single gene. As the <i>Washington Post</i> reports, the journal <i>Cell</i> has just published two papers chronicling the journeys of the first so-called mutant ants.<p>One team reports on how one mutation removed a key …

Genetics

Pickpockets beware! This smart wallet will take a photo if stolen

The 'Volterman' wallet combines security and convenience with a built-in phone charger, Wi-Fi hotspot capabilities, a GPS tracking system, and a …

Going Cashless? Bad for Tax Cheats, Privacy, Poor

Do we need cash? Humans have used all sorts of things to exchange items of economic value -- rare metals, strings of shells and even sunken boulders. …

European Central Bank

I, Alexa: Should we give artificial intelligence human rights?

A few years ago, the subject of AI personhood and legal rights for artificial intelligence would have been something straight out of science fiction. …

Artificial Intelligence
Boris Johnson

Mercedes-AMG's Hybrid Hypercar Will Have More Than 1000 HP, Electric All-Wheel Drive

And it'll be able to go 15 miles on just electricity.<p>Mercedes-AMG's upcoming hybrid hypercar keeps getting better and better. While we already knew that it would be a hybrid combined with an engine derived from the company's 1.6 liter V6 Formula One engine, we didn't know just how much power it …

Detroit Auto Show

Researchers uncover algorithm which may solve human intelligence

If we have the algorithm, we also have the key to true artificial intelligence.<p>The key element which separates today's artificial intelligence (AI) …

Artificial Intelligence

5 Unique Private Homes

Created by some of the most storied names in architecture – and rising stars as well – these five homes are in no danger of resembling any other …

Architecture

Forget what you heard: Jupiter does not orbit the sun

NASA's Juno probe just passed closer to Jupiter than any human-made craft ever. And no surprise, photos confirm that the fifth planet from the sun looks huge up close. <i>Huge.</i><p>It's so huge, in fact, that it doesn't actually orbit the sun. Not exactly. With 2.5 times the mass of all the other planets in …

Astronomy

BMW’s CEO reveals plans for the i NEXT, a self-driving car set for a 2021 debut

Before you get too excited, the above image is the Vision NEXT 100, the concept car BMW showed off back in March to note that, as it celebrated its 100th anniversary, the company was spending more time looking forward than back.<p>The automaker’s CEO Harald Krueger struck a similarly futuristic tone …

Autonomous Cars

'Persona 5' gets a new trailer and release date in Japan

<i>Persona</i>, one of the most stylish and contemporary JRPG franchises, is almost ready to make its debut on the PlayStation 4. Developer Atlus held an event today in Japan for the next instalment, <i>Persona 5</i>, dropping a new trailer and plenty of tantalizing gameplay details. More important, however, is …

We took Samsung's flashy smart fridge for a spin (pictures)

Smart Homes

Scientists Worked Six Years to Create Plant That Grows ‘Ketchup and Fries’

Fries and ketchup go together like peanut butter and jelly, or popcorn and a movie. The pairing is so universally liked, it’s hard to imagine a time when the two existed without one another.<p>And thanks to a group of scientists in the Netherlands, they’ll never have to be apart. The team spent six …

French Fries
Festivals

Create a gaming tournament with the new Gfinity Xbox One app | On MSFT

Gfinity has just launched their official app for the Xbox One. This app allows users to create and participate in gaming tournaments from a selection …

Gaming

This massive wind-powered skyscraper would cool the entire planet

Paolo Venturella Architecture just unveiled plans for a fantastical Global Cooling Skyscraper that’s designed to fight global warming by cooling the …

Skyscrapers

Half the price in half the time: solar storage innovation harnesses new energy frontier

Brisbane company Redback Technologies, backed by researchers from the University of Queensland, says it has cracked the formula for the most cost-effective solar storage system on the Australian market<p>If Tesla’s Powerwall is the “Lamborghini” of the solar storage industry, a small Brisbane company …

Clean Energy

The oil crash is crippling Texas

Given the size of the Texas economy, it helped prop up overall retail sales in the US.<p>But by mid-2015, the retail sales boom came to a screeching halt. In the second half, sharp year-over-year declines set in. And in December, over the crucial holiday period, retail sales sagged.<p>Sales tax …

Real Estate

How We Turn Solar Energy Into Electricity

Have we reached the tipping point for investing in renewable energy?

As oil prices bottom out and fossil fuels no longer offer strong returns, investment dollars are starting to move to renewable energy<p>Divestment – the decision to voluntarily reduce one’s fossil fuel investments – has been a hot button topic of discussion since 2011, when university students began …

Renewable Energy

The latest innovation in renewable energy is an army of huge, sunken turbines in Scotland’s wild seas

Take a map of Great Britain and draw a line between its extremities. Far to the southwest is Land’s End. In the northeast corner, your pen will fall into the sea at the windswept tip of Scotland, not far from John o’Groats. That’s the future site of the world’s biggest array of tidal …

Hydroelectric Power

The Koch Brothers' Dirty War on Solar Power

All over the country, the Kochs and utilities have been blocking solar initiatives — but nowhere more so than in Florida<p>After decades of false …

Morocco Has Turned on the First Part of the World's Largest Concentrated Solar Power Plant

It's still got room to grow.<p>The Noor complex—a massive solar farm outside of Ouarzazate, Morocco, that covers over 1,000 acres—will be the largest concentrated solar power plant in the world when it is completed in 2018. When completed, the $3.9 billion solar power plant is expected to produce …

MIT Tool Gives the Cost of Installing Solar Panels on Any Roof in Your City

How good is your roof for solar power?<p>The world, it seems, is falling in love with solar energy. Recent years have seen the increasing adoption of solar power around the world as an alternative energy source for everything from individual homes to the entire energy grid, with the United States' …

Solar Power