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Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

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8 Novels and Stories Inspired by Real Works of Art

Edited by Lawrence Block<p>Acclaimed crime writer Lawrence Block edited this anthology of stories that uses the moody scenes found in the artwork of Edward Hopper to create a host of stylized, often harrowing, stories. Some of these use Hopper’s paintings as a starting point and veer far away from …

An Outpouring Of Terrible, Terrible, Economics Concerning Brexit

A couple of weeks in from the referendum that decided that Britain is going to leave the European Union I’m finding myself actually quite shocked at the outpouring of truly terrible, terrible, economics we’re getting concerning the matter. To some extent it appears that the entire economic …

British Artists Get Record 17.1% Market Share, Step Up Fight On YouTube

As British artists achieve a record 17.1% global market share, record bosses have joined the fight against YouTube for not paying enough.<p>While one in every six albums sold worldwide is by a Briton, the BPI—the record labels’ association which promotes British music—said that to sustain this …

Tell Your Grandkids to Not See John Malkovich's New Movie in Theaters on Nov. 18, 2115

100 Years: The Movie You Will Never See is exactly what you think.<p>If anyone is down for a meta existential joke it's John Malkovich, who played a fictionalized version of himself in a movie in which a puppeteer found a doorway that puts him inside of John Malkovich's mind. Ambitious projects …

Microsoft's hover gestures for Windows phones are magnificent

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Why Did the Genetic Code of All Life on Earth Suddenly Stop Evolving?

Around 3,000 million years ago, something stopped the genetic code from growing.<p>All life on Earth exists thanks to a universal genetic code. This biological rulebook tells our cells how DNA should be translated into life-supporting proteins, without which we couldn't survive.<p>Even though the genetic …

Pillow Tweets

@MertAlas & @MacPiggott gather a few (insta) celebrity friends and their legions of followers for some serious social networking.

Europe's 10 most beautiful libraries

Love to read? Don't forget to look up and around you when you're in these incredible European libraries<p><i><br>The interior of Biblioteca Joanina (Creative</i> …

The brain’s miracle superpowers of self-improvement

We used to believe our brains were hardwired at birth. Now we believe we can will them to change. Is that true? Will Storr analyses the truth and hokum about 'neuroplasticity'.<p>For years she had tried to be the perfect wife and mother but now, divorced, with two sons, having gone through another …

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Another group of scientists just announced plans to tinker with human genes, and people are freaking out

Earlier this year, Chinese scientists announced they had successfully modified the genomes of human embryos to prevent a potentially fatal blood disorder. Although the embryos were not allowed to develop into babies, the experiment was sharply criticized by many researchers, some of whom called for …

Europe struggles to cope with migrants' march of misery

<b>At the Hungarian-Austrian border (CNN) —</b> "Extraordinary situations."<p>That's what the Hungarian interior minister said the migration pressure in Europe is creating in countries like his and Serbia, as well as others.<p>The main border crossing station between Hungary and Serbia reopened on Sunday, …

China's covert war with America heats up: warships near Alaska, another industrial explosion, and China unveils cruise missile that renders U.S. carriers obsolete

(NaturalNews) Two weeks ago, I ran an exclusive Natural News story announcing that a covert war between China and the USA had begun. The war started …

A Scientist Deploys Light And Sound To Reveal The Brain

Lihong Wang creates the sort of medical technology you'd expect to find on the starship Enterprise.<p>Wang, a professor of biomedical engineering at Washington University in St. Louis, has already helped develop instruments that can detect individual cancer cells in the bloodstream and oxygen …

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Impossible Chronology: History Is All Wrong

Archaeologists have made it possible willingly or unwillingly, to question history as we know it thanks to the numerous discoveries that have been …

Russian forces 'practised invasion of Norway, Finland, Denmark and Sweden'

During an exercise in March, Russian troops rehearsed how to invade four regional neighbours<p>Russian forces rehearsed the invasion of Norway, Finland, Sweden and Denmark during a military exercise involving 33,000 troops, according to a new study of Baltic security.<p>The manoeuvres, which took place …

France 2014-15 review of the season

How do you solve a problem like Paris? No, this isn’t one of those churlish, Michel Platini-inspired rants about the evils of Arab money ruining football.<p>Let’s face it, anyone who saw Paris Saint-Germain play before the Qatari money arrived would have known they were already making a very tidy job …

Bronze-Age DNA Confirms Babel Dispersion

Scientists used new techniques to sequence 101 ancient human genomes believed to be from Bronze-Age populations in Europe. Their findings indicate a …

Biological weapons and designer babies: 15 years of decoding humanity’s DNA

On 26th June 2000, the Human Genome Project announced that they had a sequence of the human genome. Here’s how our understanding of DNA has changed the world since<p>15 years ago, President Bill Clinton and Prime Minster Tony Blair announced that humanity’s code was definitively cracked: scientists …

12 Heart-Pounding Novels to Read After 'Jurassic World'

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Even Albert Einstein needed more than curiosity to become a great physicist | Letters

While I agree with Maulfry Worthington (Letters, 19 June) that our schools should encourage more curiosity, it is unfortunate that she repeats the near-calumny that Einstein was a “patent clerk” who would “become” a great physicist. In fact Einstein worked as a technical examiner at the</i> …

11 tech innovations changing medicine

Enormous technological changes in medicine and healthcare are heading our way. These trends have a variety of stakeholders: patients, medical professionals, researchers, medical students, and consumers. They are important because of the impact they will likely have on all of us at one time or …

How to Use Cohort Analysis in Google Analytics to Drive More Business?

Cohort analysis is a great way to increase user engagement for your business and generate more revenue. Earlier, paid tools like KISSmetrics gave us …

Into the light: how lidar is replacing radar as the archaeologist’s map tool of choice

Photograph: Caracol Archaeological Project, University of Central Florida<p>The US national mapping center used lidar in Belize to survey Caracol, a major Mayan city more than 1,000 years …