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The 10 best books about A.I.

Here are some of the best books on the rich history, rabid speculations and intriguing fictionalized world of artificial intelligence.<br>Read More

Artificial Intelligence

book | the Fourth Age

author: by Byron Reese <br>year: 2018In his book <i>The Fourth Age author B</i>yron Reese says technology has changed humanity 3 times in history:1. we harnessed …

Your Blood Type Holds a Lot of Information — Like What You Should Be Eating

Unlike most diets, the blood type diet was founded on the concept of personalised nutrition — eating different foods based on one's biochemical …

Have Smartphones Destroyed a Generation?

More comfortable online than out partying, post-Millennials are safer, physically, than adolescents have ever been. But they’re on the brink of a mental-health crisis.<p>One day last summer, around noon, I called Athena, a 13-year-old who lives in Houston, Texas. She answered her phone—she’s had an …

Parenting

LSD Brings Your Brain to the Edge of Chaos

This new LSD study is like an acid trip all on its own.<p>One Saturday in 1964, neurologist Oliver Sacks took a bit of amphetamines, LSD, a “touch” of cannabis, faced a white wall in his home, and said “I want to see indigo now—now!”<p>“And then,” he wrote in the New Yorker in 2012, “as if thrown by a …

Vegetarian Protein Is Just As 'Complete' As Meat, Despite What We've Been Taught

We're hanging on to notions from a 1970s diet fad that's a "complete" waste of our time.<p>“If you eat a dish with black beans, you’re not getting complete protein. You have to add another kind of bean to get the same kind of protein you’d get from meat.”<p>This suggestion came from a generally …

The Milk Conspiracy That I Wish I Knew When I was Seven

So much milk, so little cookies.<p>February 17, 2018<p>Raise your hand if your mother made you drink a glass of milk every damn day of your childhood. If …

Forestry

Silicon Valley parents are raising their kids tech-free — and it should be a red flag

It's 9 a.m. in Sunnyvale, California and Minni Shahi is on her way to work at the Apple headquarters in Cupertino. Her husband, a former Googler named Vijay Koduri, is meeting his business partner at a local Starbucks to discuss their startup, a YouTube clip-making business called HashCut.<p>Shahi and …

Sticky Maple Ginger Tofu Noodle Bowl (Vegan, Gluten-Free)

​This Sticky Maple Ginger Tofu Rice Noodle Bowl with Steamed Broccoli makes for one comforting, nutritious and delicious gluten-free and vegan meal!<p>I …

I Just Made Kung Pao Brussels Sprouts, and I Might Never Order Takeout Again

Though I’ll eat pretty much any vegetable tossed in oil, seasoned with salt and pepper, and roasted in a hot oven, adding a little something extra …

Cinego is an ultra-lightweight personal cinema that simulates an 800-In. screen

Everyone seems to be making a VR headset these days, some great, some not. One common theme among many is weight, as in the headset weighs quite a bit and can become tiresome to wear. There are a few reasons for this, including the tons of computing power built into the headset itself and the …

These 21 Life Hacks, Involving Everyday Objects, Are Actually Pretty Doable

Problems. Solved.<p><i>This post was translated from German.</i>

10 Must Listen Podcasts on Artificial Intelligence (AI) and machine learning (ML)

Share28<p>Tweet<p>Share311<p>+1<p>Shares 339<p>Artificial Intelligence and machine learning is progressing rapidly, with key advancements ranging from virtual …

Here is What Shamanism and Quantum Physics Have in Common

Shamanism was an integral part of humanity for thousands of years. They were the first healers, teachers, and scholars. Eventually, the wisdom of the …

10 Living Philosophers and Why You Should Know Them

It can be easy to think that all the good ideas have already been thought; after all, philosophy have been going on for more than 2500 years. But …

University of Chicago

Turkish Get-Ups: The Best Exercise You’re Not Doing

19 One-Pan Recipes That Cut Your Meal-Prep Time in Half

Putting together a week’s worth of food in advance saves time and is pretty much the responsible thing to do. But it can also make for a serious mess …

Healthy Eating

“Spirituality Without Quantum Physics Is an Incomplete Picture of Reality” According to Dalai Lama

Ever since Copernicus published On the Revolutions of the Heavenly Spheres in 1543 to outline his heliocentric cosmology and thereby kick start …

Easy Vegetarian Dinners for Every Night of the Week

March is nearly over, Easter is just around the bend, and spring will be here any day, right? (Right?!?) Although the farmers' market—with its apple, …

Here's Everything You've Ever Wanted to Know About Marijuana

Image source: Getty Images.<p>Last year was truly exceptional for the marijuana movement. In fact, it may go down as the best year on record. In total, five new states legalized medical cannabis, two of which (Ohio and Pennsylvania) did so by passing up ballot initiatives and legalized medical pot …

Understanding The Science Of Consciousness In Ancient India - Part 1

Snapshot<p>This is the first in a two-part series that presents a summary of the Vedic theory of consciousness within a framework of contemporary …

A University Professor Wants You to Look at Porn for Science

Western University’s Taylor Kohut wants to crowdsource an answer to the eternal question, ‘Is this pornography?’<p><i>This article originally appeared on VICE Canada.</i><p>Any excuse to look at porn is good.<p>A new app being developed by researchers asks users to look at pornography for the purposes of …

Earth - The birth of half-human, half-animal chimeras

In H. G. Wells's <i>The Island of Doctor Moreau</i>, the shipwrecked hero Edward Pendrick is walking through a forest glade when he chances upon a group of two men and a woman squatting around a fallen tree. They are naked apart from a few rags tied around their waist, with "fat, heavy, chinless faces, …

Artificial Intelligence Gained Consciousness in 1991

Why A.I. pioneer Jürgen Schmidhuber is convinced the ultimate breakthrough already happened.<p>For as long as humans have had consciousness — two or two …

PlayStation VR just got a ton of fresh new content

As with any new platform, virtual reality struggled early on with a lack of enjoyable content. It’s a “chicken or the egg” scenario, where content …

Virtual Reality

Bodyweight Workout: Cycle 2, Week 1, Day 1

<b>The bodyweight workouts require only the space of a yoga mat.</b> This cycle will focus on building up to a one-arm push up over next two 6-week cycles. …

Why Haven't We Met Aliens Yet? Because They've Evolved into AI

Movies and television have led us to think of aliens as green, slimy creatures traveling around in flying saucers. Nonsense.<p>While traveling in Western Samoa many years ago, I met a young Harvard University graduate student researching ants. He invited me on a hike into the jungles to assist with …

We survive because reality may be nothing like we think it is

Professor of cognitive science at the University of California, Irvine Donald H. Hoffman has doubts that reality is much like what we think it is. We …

University of California

QI: The Russian Training Secret

Quasi Isometrics for Strength and Hypertrophy<p>Russian Torture for Gains<p>A Russian martial arts instructor exposed me to super slow reps – which are …

A practical guide for learning meditation through the art of gaming

Gaming and meditation have more in common than you think. These seemingly unrelated pursuits both offer important self-development lessons that use similar parts of our brains to mold us into better humans.<p>Both also suffer from public perception problems: Gaming is often seen as a potentially …

Meditation