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Introducing 'Year 2050,' Our Guide to Surviving the Next 33 Years of Climate Change

How much will our world change after three decades of rising temperatures?<p>We don't know what the world will look like 33 years from now. By then the Trump era, uncertain as it may seem from our vantage point, will become the stuff of history textbooks—or more likely, of history VR experiences. No …

6 Things You Must Know About Going Vegan

Are you thinking about switching to the popular plant-based diet? Before you make the change, you need to know about the important diet tweaks you'll …

A 13-year-old Palestinian girl was shot dead by an Israeli guard she allegedly tried to stab

It was the latest fatality in an almost four-month-long surge of violence that has raised concern of wider escalation, a decade after the last Palestinian uprising subsided, and it followed two stabbings this week inside settlements carried out by Palestinian teenagers, according to Israeli …

The Reductive Seduction of Other People’s Problems

“If you’re young, privileged, and interested in creating a life of meaning, of course you’d be attracted to solving problems that seem urgent and …

17 Martin Luther King Jr. Quotes You Never Hear

While best known for his "I Have a Dream" speech, King's legacy included much more than that.<p>If any of you are around when I have to meet my day, I don't want a long funeral. And if you get somebody to deliver the eulogy, tell them not to talk too long. Every now and then I wonder what I want them …

Black History

Obama: What he said vs. What he meant

POLITICO decodes the rhetoric in Obama's final State of the Union address.<p>President Barack Obama used his final State of the Union speech Tuesday night to opine on the shape he wants to leave the country in for his successor. Without mentioning 2016 hopefuls like Bernie Sanders, Marco Rubio or Ted …

George W. Bush

The Year in Pictures: How We Made the Cut

<i>The New York Times Year in Pictures 2015,</i> <i>published online</i> <i>this week, was edited by the</i> <i>deputy photo editor</i> <i>Meaghan Looram and</i> <i>Jeffrey Scales, the photo editor of The Sunday Review. James Estrin spoke with them about the complex process of choosing the photos. The</i><i>ir</i> <i>conversation has been edited.</i><p><b>Q.</b><p>How …

Can This Man Make AI More Human? - MIT Technology Review

Like any proud father, Gary Marcus is only too happy to talk about the latest achievements of his two-year-old son. More unusually, he believes that …

Tim Peake: a man on a (space) mission

The former helicopter test pilot is used to danger, but on Tuesday the British astronaut will face new challenges aboard the Soyuz rocket, bound for the ISS<p>The area cleared around the Soyuz rocket at Baikonur Cosmodrome in Kazakhstan extends for more than a mile before reaching the observation area …

Space Science

I Had No Alcohol and No Coffee for 15 Months and This Is What Happened

Exactly today I haven't had a single drop of alcohol or coffee in 15 months.<p>A couple of my friends on Facebook & Twitter asked me to write about my experience, so here it is, in a nutshell.<p>With over a year of no alcohol & coffee, I did notice some side effects.<p>Here is what I learned.<p><b>I save $1000</b> …

Alcohol

100 Podcasts That Will Make You Smarter, Better, and Wiser | Inc.com

Podcasting is a great way to learn and be inspired. It's a new use of technology that hearkens back to the original social medium, storytelling.<p>If you have an interest in entrepreneurship, tech, leadership, business, creativity, or just learning and expanding your mind, here are 100 podcasts that …

Entrepreneurship

Should your kids learn to code?

Swayed by tech evangelists, the UK government has put programming on the curriculum. But will kids really be left behind without it?<p>Behind the sliding glass door of Makers Academy in Shoreditch, east London, one afternoon in early October, an inhouse yoga teacher was leading a group of casually …

Computer Science

This $5 computer sold out in a day

Raspberry Pi has raised the bar on low-cost computing again.<p>The UK-based educational nonprofit released a new, tiny computer on Thursday for $5, the Raspberry Pi Zero, and sold out of it online within a day.<p>That's $30 cheaper than its original Raspberry Pi model, which went on sale in 2012. And $4 …

Raspberry Pi

Malala Strikes Back: Behind The Scenes Of Her Fearless, Fast-Growing Organization

How Nobel Peace Prize–winning activist Malala Yousafzai is channeling her inspiring life story into a targeted mission.<p>After Pope Francis finishes his opening remarks at the UN General Assembly, the room’s attention quickly begins to stray. Colombian pop star and UNICEF ambassador Shakira launches …

Here's What the House Bill on Syrian Refugees Would Do

The House is expected to vote Thursday on legislation its authors say would tighten oversight of a federal program for Syrian and Iraqi refugees, an …

'Surgery of war': Paris hospital doctors reflect on 12 hours of mayhem

City’s medics tell how they dealt with an emergency on a scale France has not seen since 1945 as 221 patients are still in hospital following Paris attacks<p>Fifty-seven of those injured in the Paris attacks remain in intensive care on Thursday, three of them in a critical state, following an …

Physiology

This startup told Ashton Kutcher that it didn’t need his money but he invested anyway

Moovit received an undisclosed amount from the pair's fund, Sound Ventures, two weeks ago, according to Moovit cofounder and CEO Ner Erez.<p>The Israeli startup had received $82 million (£54 million) in venture capital funding for its Citymapper-like app, with $50 million (£33 million) of that coming …

Venture Capital

The Morning After the Paris Attacks: Pictures

Krakow

TIME Magazine Charleston Shooting Cover Story

On the night of June 17, a gunman opened fire in a church basement in Charleston. Nine people died. Five survived. Survivors and families tell their …

Google just released powerful new artificial intelligence software — and it's open source

On Monday, the tech giant released TensorFlow, a new AI system that's used in everything from recognizing speech on a noisy sidewalk to finding photos of your pet dog Fluffy.<p>And in a rare move for Google, it's making its software open source, meaning anyone can access and edit the code.<p>The software …

Salesforce billionaire Marc Benioff has a bunch of Buddhist monks living at his house

So it shouldn't be surprising to learn that Buddhist monks are staying at one of his two houses in San Francisco.<p>The monks are helping train Salesforce employees on how to be less stressed out.<p>They even want Benioff to turn parts of Salesforce's San Francisco headquarters into quiet "mindfulness" …

Meditation

2 degrees, flies planes, author, works at NASA. His age? 17

BOSTON (AP) — Moshe Kai Cavalin has two college degrees, but he's too young to vote. He flies airplanes, but he's too young to drive a car alone.<p>Life …

Computer Science

A 17-year-old founder raised money from VCs who didn't realize they were investing in a high-school student — now the founder is debating dropping out

Most startup-minded students quit college, not high school, following in the footsteps of Bill Gates or Mark Zuckerberg.<p>But teenagers are getting into tech at earlier and earlier ages. Writing apps and participating in hackathons are standard ways of getting internships at hot employers like Google …

5 Brilliant TED Talks That Will Boost Your Emotional Intelligence | Inc.com

Emotional intelligence is more than a hot topic or trending hashtag. The term describes an extremely important concept: a person's ability to recognize his or her own and other people's emotions, to understand the powerful effect of these emotions, and to use that information to guide thinking and …

Emotional Intelligence

The 30 Most Influential Teens of 2015

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Scientists find DNA differences between gay men and their straight twin brothers

For men, new research suggests that clues to sexual orientation may lie not just in the genes, but in the spaces between the DNA, where molecular marks instruct genes when to turn on and off and how strongly to express themselves.<p>On Thursday, UCLA molecular biologist Tuck C. Ngun reported that in …

Genetics

Stephen Hawking is a theoretical physics genius, but the mystery he finds most intriguing is women

Hawking has been outspoken about the dangers of AI, which he has warned "could spell the end of the human race."<p>He himself uses a primitive form of AI to produce his characteristic robotic speech, since he suffers from a motor-neuron disease similar to ALS.<p>Here are a few of the best questions and …

Singularity