Jacob Deaton

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OK Go Weightless: Science, Art And Joy

On Aug. 6, 1974, Philippe Petit mesmerized the world by spending 45 minutes a quarter mile above the ground, walking a tightrope strung between the twin towers of the World Trade Center. When he finally came down and was promptly arrested, waiting reporters jammed microphones in his face and asked: …

2 months later, anti-Semitic graffiti remains at Polish Jewish cemetery

Over two months after anti-Semitic and pro-Islamic State graffiti was spray-painted at a Jewish cemetery in central Poland, the offensive …

Israel

Scientists debate ethics of human gene editing at international summit

‘Deep and disturbing questions’ surrounding diseases and designer babies examined at summit as experiments get closer to altering human heredity<p>Alternating the promise of cures for intractable diseases with anxiety about designer babies and eugenics, hundreds of scientists and ethicists from around …

NBC Reporter Touts Network's Ethics Before Broadcasting Live From Inside San Bernardino Suspects' Apartment

MSNBC says it regrets showing images of personal photographs and ID cards.<p>NEW YORK -- NBC News correspondent Kerry Sanders drew criticism Friday for showing close-up images of photographs and identification cards live on MSNBC, as he found them, in the home of San Bernardino shooting suspects Syed …

Media Industry

3 Mind-Blowing Truths About Creativity

Best-selling author Elizabeth Gilbert will make you reconsider what you thought you knew about creativity.<p>There is no shortage of people out there offering creativity advice. Whether you're willing to invest a Google search or a hefty portion of your training budget, entrepreneurs who want help …

Creativity

Drug mentioned by Hippocrates may reverse Alzheimer's memory loss

Salsalate is already used for arthritis but it could bring back memories of people suffering from Alzheimer's disease<p>One of the world’s oldest drugs which was first mentioned by Hippocrates in the 5th Century BC could help restore memory in Alzheimer’s patients, scientists hope.<p>Salsalate, which …

Dementia

Google and NASA are getting a new quantum computer

The famous Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab is getting some powerful new hardware. A joint project between Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association, the Quantum AI Lab today announced a multiyear agreement to install a D-Wave 2X, a state-of-the-art quantum processor released …

Inside the original pitch for Uncharted

Above you can see the original pitch video for the game, codenamed Project Big, that would become <i>Uncharted.</i> A combination of concept art, animation tests, and lots of buzzwords, the video does a remarkable job of showing the core of the <i>Uncharted</i> experience. There are a number of aspects that are …

Uncharted

Nasa scientists find evidence of flowing water on Mars

Researchers say discovery of stains from summertime flows down cliffs and crater walls increases chance of finding life on red planet<p>Liquid water runs down canyons and crater walls over the summer months on Mars, according to researchers who say the discovery raises the chances of being home to …

Mars