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Professor Faces Firing Over Belief Sandy Hook Was a Hoax

A university in Florida made efforts Wednesday to fire a professor who upset many by calling the massacre at Sandy Hook Elementary School a …

Guns

Trent Reznor was robbed: Nine Inch Nails’ Rock Hall snub proves electronic music still doesn’t get respect

<b>(Reuters/Ethan Miller)</b><p>This blind spot is only going to become more obvious in the decades to come, too<p>Annie Zaleski<p>December 18, 2015 12:00am (UTC)<p>This story has been corrected since it was originally published.<p>Early Thursday, the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame announced the inductees for the class of …

Janet Jackson

El Salvador police detain former soccer boss wanted in U.S.

SAN SALVADOR (Reuters) - El Salvador’s former soccer federation president, Reynaldo Vasquez, who is wanted in the United States in connection with a probe targeting alleged corruption in the sport, has been detained, police said on Wednesday.<p>The sun is reflected in FIFA's logo in front of its …

El Salvador

China’s UnionPay Steps Into Mobile Commerce Deal With UK Startup

On the heels of reports that Apple Pay is gearing up for a February launch of its mobile payment service in China (update: it is, and so is Samsung), the country’s biggest credit card company has entered into an agreement with a startup out of the UK to take its own steps into smartphone-based …

FinTech

MIT's new deep learning tool aims to predicts the memorability of your photos

MIT computer scientists have developed a new algorithm that helps determine which parts of your photos are most memorable. The program, called MemNet, uses artificial intelligence to build a heat map which determines the most visually interesting pieces of your photo.<p>Deep learning algorithms like …

Artificial Intelligence

Norway Is Still the Best Country in the World, Says the U.N.

For the 12th year in a row. What do they have that we don't have?<p>As someone with Norwegian heritage, I grew up hearing about the country's greatness like it was a fabled realm: the fjords, the farming, the lutefisk and lefse. But it turns out it isn't just my crazy relatives: Norway actually <i>is</i> …

U.S. Race Relations at 20-Year Low, Survey Finds

Perception of U.S. race relations have reached a 20 year low after several high-profile deaths of black Americans at the hands of police officers, …