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Zuck Details How Artificial Intelligence Will Show You The Perfect Facebook Posts

What’s Facebook working on in its three AI labs? A way to understand exactly what you share so it can serve that content to people with matching interests. Today in a public Q&A on his Facebook Page, CEO Mark Zuckerberg gave a closer look at why Facebook is investing in AI, as well as detailing his …

Why You're Pretty Much Unconscious All the Time

Your body has a lot of nifty parts, but it’s the brain that’s the <i>it</i> organ of the summer. The brain’s all-the-rage moment is mostly a result of the …

This Site Is Running Facebook Ads About Creepy Facebook Ads

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LeBron James losing the NBA Finals made a great Nike ad

Generally when you're a gigantic billion dollar company, you would prefer to affiliate yourself with winners.<p>However, when you pay LeBron James a ton of money and he loses in the NBA Finals, you can still make it work.<p>That font IS pretty small, so we've got the full text here for you:<p>Imagine if …

Basketball

I have too many unread articles saved for later... and that's okay

The day I heard about Pocket, I installed every app and extension the service had to offer because it solved a major problem I had at the time: saving articles from the Web so I could read them later.<p>Fast forward a couple of years and my Pocket reading list is so long I can’t endless-scroll to the …

These 4 Things Kill Relationships

John Gottman can listen to a couple for 5 minutes and determine, with 91% accuracy, whether they’ll divorce.<p>He was featured in Malcolm Gladwell’s …

Here’s the Story Behind Those Idiotic ‘Plastique’ High-End Plastic Pants

Maybe you saw the billboard, or the documentary about Frank La Rant, or the lookbook. If so, you were probably disappointed to learn that Plastique, …

The best US mountain for every type of skier

We recently ranked the best ski resorts in America, but it can be a bit tricky to figure out which one will fit you best.<p>So we've compiled a list of the best mountains for every type of skier.<p>From the adrenaline-inducing Colbert's Couloir in Jackson Hole, Wyoming, to a romantic getaway in the White …

How extreme fear shapes what we remember

Many of us will experience a significant trauma in our lives, says Lesley Evans Ogden. Yet could there be ways to avoid reliving the memories?<p>It was no ordinary honeymoon. After boarding their flight in Canada on the evening of 23 August 2001, newlyweds Margaret McKinnon and her husband were …

The Brain

Israel Grows From Startup Nation To Exit Nation

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Dennis Mitzner lives in Tel Aviv and is the Chief Editor of Inside3DP. He writes about startups, technology trends and politics.</i><p>Thanks to a string of big exits over the past year, Israel’s technology companies are moving the country from a startup nation to an exit nation.<p>With nearly …

Here’s the Secret to Communicating With Irrational, Angry or Crazy People

We all have to deal with our share of hotheads and crazies. What does research say works with them?<p>First off, you can’t get angry too. Because then …

Isis to introduce its own currency, the Islamic dinar

Islamic State says its leader has ordered that the organisation start minting gold, silver and copper coins for its own currency, the Islamic dinar.<p>A website affiliated with the militant group said late on Thursday that its leader, Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi, had instructed his followers to start minting …

It May Be Possible To Prevent HIV Even Without a Vaccine

Natural immunity is the most reliable way to protect yourself from viruses, bacteria and parasites. And the best way to acquire such immunity, in …

Fortune.com

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Marketing company claims responsibility for 'Alex from Target'

A company that wants to bring "fans and fandom" together claimed to be behind the overnight viral sensation, but as more facts emerge, the shadows of doubt have become longer and darker.<p>They used to send children up chimneys to clear the air during the winter.<p>Now they get children to tweet in order …

The 12 Worst Habits for Your Mental Health

Depression is usually brought on by factors beyond our control—the death of a loved one, a job loss, or financial troubles. But the small choices you …

Here's Why Taylor Swift Pulled Her Music From Spotify

Taylor Swift pulled all her music from Spotify on Monday, save for one song, in a move that’s got many of her fans—and especially the music streaming …

'Dating' vs. 'Married': How Text Messages Change Over Time

A lot evolves between the first year of coupledom and the ones that follow—including references to "home," "dinner," and "love."<p>So many loves start with a "hey." A tentative "hey." A hopeful "hey." And more often than ever that "hey" is not spoken, but sent through a text message.<p>That first "hey," …

An ISIS Hostage on the Dark Side

A new twist in the cynical media operations of the so-called caliphate has a hostage ‘reporting’ from the embattled town on Syria’s border.<p>British …

Inside Tinder's Hookup Factory

Entering Tinder's modest office building in Los Angeles, where signs on the first floor point to a Castaways Casting Office, it's not clear you're …

Relationships

Pope says evolution doesn't mean there's no God

In an address to the Pontifical Academy of Sciences, the Pope explains that God is not some sort of wizard.<p>Arguments around creation and evolution sometimes seem too similar to "Which came first? The chicken or the egg?"<p>Science and religion get placed on either side of a spectrum, with a section in …

Is Uber going to crash into Google?

During the Fortune Brainstorm Tech conference last summer, I spent some time chatting with Uber CEO Travis Kalanick about who might make a serious …

Ello Cofounder Doesn't Think Facebook Is a Social Network

Ello, the independent, invitation-only and ad-free social network that went viral almost overnight, is often compared to Facebook. Indeed, the …

Jimmy Kimmel Told People A $20 Casio Is An Apple Smartwatch, And They Totally Believed Him

He sent a crew to Hollywood Boulevard to gauge people's interest in an "Apple smartwatch."<p>But the "smartwatch" was nothing more than a $20 Casio watch.<p>In the beginning of the segment, Kimmel talks about the "iTime" patent that Apple filed in 2011 but was just published this week.<p>The interviewer …

iTunes Is Irrelevant. Now What?

The beta release of iTunes 12 is as much of a mess as ever, but Apple doesn’t think it’s worth rebuilding.<p>A tumorous coalescence of features added higgledy-piggledy over 13 years, iTunes is the definition of a Frankenstein app.<p>It’s a media player! It’s a media manager! It’s a mobile device manager! …

The End Of The Print New York Times

The acknowledgement in the paper's "Innovation Report" that too much time and energy is focused on its front page portends a seismic shift in both the Times's cultural and business approach to news.<p>Of the many startling claims and findings contained in the <i>New York Times</i>' Innovation Report perhaps …

The Guy Who Invented The Segway Made A Mind-Controlled Prosthetic Arm That Really Works

The prosthetic arm, which was created by Segway inventor Dean Kamen, could be controlled through its user's thoughts and is capable of performing complex functions.<p>The mind-controlled prosthetic, called the DEKA Arm, can detect up to 10 movements and is the same size and weight as a natural human …