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Artificial Intelligence: 10 Things To Know

Andrew Moore, Dean of Carnegie Mellon's School of Computer Science, talks about artificial intelligence, robotics, and the future of education.

Computer Science

Toddler Left Abandoned After Grandmothers Death Survives Days Without Food Or Water

A toddler has miraculously survived after being left alone for almost a week without food or water.<p>Brier Rose Ineichen, aged just 15-months-old, was …

What's for dinner? Genetically engineered salmon OK'd by FDA

WASHINGTON (AP) — What's for dinner? Before long, it may well be genetically modified salmon, the first such altered animal cleared for human …

Aquaculture

Firefly Music Festival Announces 2016 Lineup

The 2016 installment of the Firefly Music Festival will take place at The Woodlands in Dover, Delaware June 16 – 19. Organizers of Firefly are the …

Does The Man in the High Castle prove that the best TV is now streamed?

When Transparent won two Emmys, the talk was quite rightly about what it meant for growing visibility and acceptance of transgender Americans. Yet there was another cultural shift at work, too. Amazon Prime, a streaming video service that only started offering original content in 2013, had just won …

TV

How Paranormal Activity turned my life into a horror show

As a general rule, I avoid horror movies because I like movies with movie stars, and horror movies tend to have actors who never became movie stars because they have faces that look like they belong in horror movies. But a couple of weeks ago, I went to see all five movies that had flopped the …

Horror

Scientists Witness The Development Of Baby Planets For The First Time

They grow up so fast<p>It's thought that the galaxy is teeming with planets--like, 100 billion of them. The Kepler telescope has spotted nearly 1,900 of these planets, but we have yet to catch a glimpse of one that's still developing.<p>Until now, that is. As explained in a paper in <i>Nature</i> today, a team …

Universe

Death of Ice Age Giants Shaped Today’s Landscapes

I can’t help the impulse. Whenever I’m hiking through the western forests, prairies, and deserts, my mind conjures up images of Ice Age beasts. I guess I keep engaging in the fantasy because I know I just missed them. Ten thousand years is nothing from a geologic perspective. Shasta ground sloths …

Paleontology

NYPD Tweet Claims That 'Hoverboards' Are Illegal

Marty McGrounded?<p>Hollywood promised us hoverboards by 2015. And while Lexus created a board that actually hovers in carefully controlled conditions, the rest of us have to settle for non-hovering electric scooters with wheels. We want real hoverboards so badly that we've allowed these 'hoverboards' …

USDOT

The Dark, Compelling ‘Jessica Jones’ Claims A Shadowy Corner Of The Marvel Universe As Its Own

If it weren’t for the Marvel name affixed to the title of <i>Marvel’s Jessica Jones</i>, it wouldn’t be immediately apparent that this was a show about superheroics. Terms like “noir,” “thriller,” and “gritty” are getting thrown around in reviews, as they should be. All three help to describe showrunner …

What We Should Take Away From Rose McGowan’s Facebook Post

why one writer feels at odds<p>Rose McGowan is generally a powerful feminist advocate. But when she took to Facebook to slam Caitlyn Jenner’s "Woman Of The Year" acceptance speech, she ruffled more than a few feathers. "Caitlyn Jenner you do not understand what being a woman is about at all. You want …

Justin Bieber Apologizes to Ronda Rousey ... Then Disses Her

It seemed <b>Justin Bieber</b> was finally ready to bury the hatchet with <b>Ronda Rousey</b> -- and then just like that, he reopened the wound.<p>Bieber sat down with</b> …

Google tries to breathe new life into Google+ with site redesign

Google is refusing to give up on its social network, Google+, and has redesigned the site to put more focus on "Collections" and "Communities"<p>Despite becoming something of an industry joke over the past four years, Google is still flogging away at its dead horse of a social network, known as …

Twitter to allow users to create polls | Reuters

(Reuters) - Twitter Inc said it is rolling out a service that would allow users to run polls on their profile, in a bid to improve user engagement on the microblogging service.<p>A portrait of the Twitter logo in Ventura, California December 21, 2013. REUTERS/Eric Thayer<p>The poll will allow users to …

IT

Sherlock special will get theatrical release in China

BBC Worldwide has announced that the upcoming <i>Sherlock</i> special will be released in Chinese theaters as part of “a global cinema event.”<p>The 90-minute …