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A Global Arms Race for Killer Robots Is Transforming the Battlefield

Over the weekend, experts on military artificial intelligence from more than 80 world governments converged on the U.N. offices in Geneva for the …

Artificial Intelligence

Tiny Djibouti aiming to be global military, shipping center

DJIBOUTI (AP) — Two fighter jets took off and roared over the Djibouti-Ambouli International Airport, a sprawling complex in this tiny African nation …

Africa

Canada bus crash: father finds son standing amid 'devastating sight'

When Myles Shumlanski picked up his phone late on Friday afternoon, his son’s voice – frantic and hysterical – rang through the line. “The bus was in an accident,” Nick Shumlanski screamed.<p>The younger Shumlanski, who is 20, had been on the Humboldt Broncos team bus as the junior hockey team headed …

Canada

The US is a week into the military drill that terrifies Kim Jong Un — but North Korea has been strangely silent

North Korea has remained strangely silent as US-South Korean military drills got underway this month, an event that usually agitates the hermit state's leader Kim Jong Un.<p>The latest joint military exercises, which were postponed until after the Winter Olympics, began on April 1. North Korea has a …

Space and time inside a black hole: What happens beyond an event horizon?

One of the biggest problems when studying black holes is that the laws of physics as we know them cease to apply in their deepest regions. Large …

Dubke resigns as White House communications director

Mike Dubke has resigned as White House communications director in the first of what could be a series of changes to President Trump's senior staff amid the growing Russia scandal.<p>Dubke, who served in the post for three months, tendered his resignation May 18. He offered to stay on to help manage …

Donald Trump

How We Ruined Mindfulness

<i>Breathe. Be in the moment. Live in the here and now.</i><p>Those are familiar words, I’m sure, because we are living through a mindfulness revolution. …

Humans Accidentally Made a Space Cocoon For Ourselves Out of Radio Waves

Praise be to the radio-induced space bubble.<p>Humans have accidentally created a protective bubble around Earth by using very low frequency (VLF) radio transmissions to contact submarines in the ocean. It sounds nuts, but according to recent research published in <i>Space Science Reviews</i>, underwater …

Scientists Found a Low-Cost Way to Produce the World's Cleanest Energy Source

Splitting H2O<p>Physicists at the University of Houston have discovered a low-cost, efficient, and easily available catalyst that can split water into …

This Tight-Knit Family Built A Star Trek Style Tricorder and Won An XPRIZE | Inc.com

In 1895, to fuel his zeal for conquest, Napoleon offered 12,000 francs to anyone who could come up with a method to preserve food to sustain his army on the long march to Russia. Inspired by the challenge, as well as the prize money, an unknown confectioner named Nicolas Appert invented the canning …

Medical Technology

Tony Blair says 'left media' is being unfair on Donald Trump

Blair told GQ magazine that he agreed with some of the criticisms the US president has made of journalists covering his presidency.<p>"I think there is a major problem with the way the media operates in the West, which is becoming polarised and partisan and, you know: Not everything Trump says about …

Donald Trump

70-Year-Old President Trump Claims He Invented a 78-Year-Old Economic Theory

Impressive.<p>It seems President Trump found time between firing James Comey and tweeting about it to give a couple of interviews this week. In one, he sat down with <i>The Economist</i> and flexed his Econ 101 muscles, discussing his philosophy about how government should intervene in the economy. Well, it …

Donald Trump

North Korean Hackers Are Reportedly Targeting Numerous Banks Worldwide For A Massive Global Digital Heist

04.06.17<p>If things with North Korea weren’t tense enough, it seems that Kim Jong Un is reportedly having his elite hacking groups target banks around the world. According to CNN, it is an effort by the nation to help fund their nuclear program and at least 18 banks around the globe have been …

Why Do People Buy Things? It's Not Why You Think, According to a Brilliant Harvard Professor | Inc.com

Why do people buy things? If you answered, "Because they want them or need them," you're only partly right, according to Clayton Christensen, Harvard professor and author of the bestselling <i>The Innovator's Dilemma</i>.<p>In a keynote presentation at last month's Qualtrics Insight Summit, Christensen …

McDonald's

Astronomers just turned on a planet-size telescope to take a picture of a black hole

Every image you’ve seen of a black hole is an illustration. A giant “virtual” telescope may change that.<p>The closest astronomers have come to directly “seeing” a black hole happened last year, when the LIGO observatory detected the spacetime-warping gravitational waves radiating from a pair of black …

10 more handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis [Video]

A few weeks ago I posted about 10 handy iPhone tips that I use on a regular basis. To follow up, I’d like to share 10 additional iOS tips that I often use. Like I said before, chances are that hardcore iOS users will know most of these, but there’s usually at least one or two tips that catch users …

Apps

SpaceX has released an incredible new video of its historic rocket landing

It sounds ridiculous that an explosive tube taller than a building could fling a satellite into space, fall back to Earth, and stick a landing on a wobbly ship at sea.<p>But seeing is believing.<p>SpaceX, the rocket company owned by tech mogul Elon Musk, released an incredible new video on Instagram on …

Long-term aspirin use associated with reduced risk of dying from cancer, study shows

Long-term use of aspirin is associated with lower risk of dying from various types of cancers, including colorectal, lung, breast and prostate cancer, according to a study presented at the 2017 American Association for Cancer Research Annual Meeting on Monday.<p>The longitudinal study analyzed the …

Biomedicine

How to Become the Confident Person You've Always Wanted to Be

We've all heard the phrase "fake it till you make it" when reading up on how to be confident, but for Olympic athlete and Nike female fitness …

How Xi Jinping became one of modern China's most powerful leaders

<b>(CNN) —</b> After less than five years as China's leader, Xi Jinping has become one of the most powerful people in the nation's modern history, outshining his immediate predecessors.<p>"He is a powerful figure, he is the most powerful leader since (paramount leader) Deng Xiaoping, but again his power has …

China

How to set up a VPN in 10 minutes for free (and why you urgently need one)

“A computer lets you make more mistakes faster than any other invention with the possible exceptions of handguns and Tequila.” — Mitch Ratcliffe<p>Soon …

How Subduing Sweat Became a Multi-Million Dollar Business | Inc.com

Michael Luscher was not cut from the cloth of a traditional entrepreneur, but he has officially made it in the apparel business, growing POINT 3 Basketball into a multi-million dollar company focused primarily on selling team uniforms. Today, the Atlanta Hawks, New York Knicks, Brooklyn Nets and …

Intellectual Property

The 9 best countries to be an entrepreneur

The index, compiled by Wharton University and market research firm Y&R, evaluates a total of 80 countries which collectively account for 95% of global gross domestic product.<p>The overall ranking considers a wide range of factors to create an overall "best countries" index, including …

Military sharply warns Congress against punting on spending

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> The Navy will cancel ship deployments and shut down carrier air wings. The Air Force will ground all non-deploying squadrons in the US. Blue Angel shows will be scrapped, and Fleet Weeks cut. Thousands of bonuses for troops will go unpaid.<p>Those are just some consequences the …

Military

Eyeball transplanted onto tail lets blind tadpoles see again

While transplants involving organs such as the heart and lungs have been conducted successfully for years now, those involving sensory organs like …

Science says parents of successful kids have 17 things in common

And while there isn't a set recipe for raising successful children, psychology research has pointed to a handful of factors that predict success.<p>Unsurprisingly, much of it comes down to the parents.<p>Here's what parents of successful kids have in common:

Snoops may soon be able to buy your browsing history. Thank the US Congress

Not only did they vote to violate your privacy for their own profit – they are seeking to make it illegal for a key watchdog to protect your privacy online<p>Here’s how to protect your internet browsing data now that it’s for sale<p>Think about all of the websites you visit every day. Now imagine if the …

Privacy

Simulation suggests 68 percent of the universe may not actually exist

According to the Lambda Cold Dark Matter (Lambda-CDM) model, which is the current accepted standard for how the universe began and evolved, the …

Dark Matter

This Is the Fastest Way to Calm Down

When people are anxious before getting surgery, doctors and nurses often tell them to take slow, deep breaths with long exhalations. It may seem like …