Trisha Esperanza

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Combining Human Neurons With Machines Makes A Truly Powerful Computer

“Silicon doesn’t really scale,” says Oshiorenoya Agabi, CEO of Koniku, a startup pioneering neuron-powered computation. “To simulate 204 neurons you …

B.o.B Insists the World Is Flat: 'There's No Way You Can See All the Evidence and Not Know'

Can we pretend that airplanes in the night sky are like shooting stars … oh, and also that the world is flat?<p>On Sunday night and Monday morning, hip …

Rap & Hip-Hop

There's a major problem with 'The Little Mermaid' and other Disney movies

To modern eyes, the classic trio of Disney princess films -- released in 1937, 1950, and 1959 -- can seem painfully retrograde. Why are characters so obsessed with Snow White's looks? Why doesn't Cinderella have any talents or hobbies? And why doesn't Sleeping Beauty do anything besides get drugged …

South Africa policing women's bodies with scholarships for virgins – activist

By giving scholarships to girls who are virgins, South Africa is trying to control women's bodies while ignoring the role of men and sexual …

Scientists create monkeys with autism to study the disorder in humans

Scientists in China say they used genetic engineering to create monkeys with a version of autism, an achievement that could make it easier to test …

Police: Fight possibly staged in California jail escape

<b>(CNN) —</b> A manhunt is underway in California for three inmates, including one who is accused of murder and another accused of torture, who escaped an Orange County jail Friday, authorities said.<p>"This was a very sophisticated escape. They cut through a quarter-inch metal plate," Orange County …

Our stuff is burying us alive: Hoarding and the mountains of garbage we call “collections”

<b>(AP/Eric Risberg)</b><p>Would you want to inherit your friends’ stuff? Your valuables might mean just as little<p>Brian Thill<p>November 8, 2015 12:30am (UTC)<p>Excerpted from “Waste”<p>Look around the homes of loved ones whose objects you might at some future date have the opportunity to inherit or be saddled with …

Minimalism

Processed And Red Meat Could Cause Cancer? Your Questions Answered

The World Health Organization made an announcement Monday that's likely to come as a blow to anyone whose favorite outdoor snack is a hot dog.<p>Processed meats — yes, hot dogs, plus sausage, ham, even turkey bacon — are cancer-causing, a committee of scientists with WHO's International Agency for …

Why One of the Richest Countries on Earth Is So Poor: The Facts that Drive the Sanders Revolt

<i>An excerpt from Runaway Inequality: An Activist's Guide to Economic Justice</i><p>The United States is among the richest countries in all of history. But if you're not a corporate or political elite, you'd never know it.<p>In the world working people inhabit, our infrastructure is collapsing, our schools are …

Facebook Elections, Facebook Candidates, Facebook Democracy

Facebook is a social problem. It rewards shallowness and breeds a mentality that is seeping into the rest of society. And elections.<p>Facebook users accumulate "friends" who are people they have never met, but who have clicked off that option. This hardly qualifies as real friendship, by anyone's …

Great Depression

Antibacterial Soap Is a Wash, Study Finds

If you’re bothering to wash your hands regularly—and you should—you’re probably using antibacterials, many of which contain triclosan, an effective …

Ahmed Mohamed: No charges for boy, 14, arrested over clock

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1194000/1194079_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1534438209_b6de6c5ebe76d3597415f4b6e224dba4<p><b>Texas police have decided not to charge a 14-year-old Muslim boy arrested for bringing a homemade clock to school.</b><p>Officials at MacArthur High School …

The White House

Hitler's Abandoned Hospital Is One Of The Scariest Places Ever

The creepiest of dark vibes.<p>It's hard not to wonder what the world might be like today if the Beelitz-Heilstätten hospital, whose ruins still stand in Berlin, were never there to nurse a wounded Hitler back to health.<p>But in 1916, during World War I, it did just that. Not to mention, it also cared …

Stonehenge Now Seems Small: Remains of Much Larger Buried Monument Discovered Nearby

Ground penetrating radar has allowed scientists to make a surprising discovery<p>While we Americans were barbecuing yesterday, Europe was working. …

Uncovered Records Show Nazis Were High on Meth

A new book proves a long-discussed rumor that Hitler’s Nazi soldiers were addicted to Pervitin, a pill form of crystal meth.<p>Adolf Hitler was …

Hacking Quantum Theory

Does your college teach you how to hack a theory? In Strings Are Dead, I hacked and invalidated <i>all</i> string theories with the flawed Tidal Axiom. Can we do the same for quantum theory? Am I going to be in real hot soup for suggesting this? Yes.<p>First note that the physics establishment is coming …

Physics

Fake Doctors Mutilate Man's Penis With Botched Enlargement, Cops Say

Though he'd already received a bad butt implant, the victim let one of the fake doctors work on his penis.<p>Two unlicensed doctors are facing charges for performing botched surgeries on a man's penis, leaving it mutilated.<p>A Miami judge has charged Nery Carvajal-Gonzalez, 48, for unlicensed health …