Karl Manalo

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Why Google Is Giving Away Its Artificial Intelligence Secrets

Google wants to impact the way developers are working with artificial intelligence. So, the tech giant is giving away software, called TensorFlow, …

Historic Election Day in Myanmar: Pictures

Aung San Suu Kyi

Isaiah and the There-ness of God

Now that I'm firmly located in the second half of my life -- okay, okay, the third third of my life (and no, I'm not calling it the last third of my life; I'm not ready to go there -- yet) . . . now that I've moved along in my life, past the time when I have to make my mark on the world, produce …

Navy Test Fire Successfully Freaks Out Los Angeles

The world is somehow still intact.<p>If something like this happens across your local night sky, anxiety might be a reasonable reaction.<p>This was the scene last night above Los Angeles and the internet has been suitably riled up in the hours since. The corresponding hashtag, Facebook tells me, is #UFO. …

The 16 Best Desserts From All Over The World

Sure doctors and nutritionists and pretty much the whole Internet say breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but we beg to differ: It's definitely dessert. Here, 16 desserts from around the world that every sugar lover has got to try (or at least dream about).<p><b>Go to Argentina for</b> …

13 researchers just won an award that blows the Nobel Prize away

Created in 2012 by the founders of Silicon Valley tech giants — plus wealthy Chinese and Russian entrepreneurs — the Breakthrough Prizes honor "achievements in science and math so we can encourage more pioneering research and celebrate scientists as the heroes they truly are," Mark Zuckerberg, …

8 Mind Bending Optical Illusions by Erik Johansson

These images by Swedish photographer, artist, and Photoshop genius Erik Johansson are anything but ordinary. What at first appears to be a room, …

Optical Illusions

Art That Hurts

<i>Cynthia Sitton, The Sycamores, 2014, oil on linen, 36 x 48 inches.</i><p>It is unusual to see people crying over artwork these days. Most contemporary art seems to purposefully distance itself from emotion, relegating human sentiment to some basement realm far from the light of intellectual discourse. We …

Boeing Just Sold $8 Billion Worth of its Newest Planes

Aircraft manufacturer Boeing (BA) has just announced a big order for the latest version of its best-selling 737 Max line of airplanes.<p>The company …

The Most Ambitious Effort Yet To Abolish The Death Penalty Is Already Happening

Derided this spring as “guerrilla warfare” by Supreme Court Justice Samuel Alito, the death penalty abolition movement is coming out into the open. The 8th Amendment Project’s leaders talk with BuzzFeed News about why — and how they plan to win.<p>Henderson Hill and Rob Smith are the odd couple …

Eighth Amendment