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No electricity required for this elegant natural humidifier from Japan

It’s simple, eco-friendly and takes its cues from nature when keeping your house from getting too dry.<p>In the dry months of winter or in places that …

Ystudio Pens

With the world embracing technology in a mad frenzy, there is more typing and clicking happening than writing with a pen. Taiwanese designers Ystudio …

Sketching

Behind the scenes of ITV's documentary Our Queen at 90, in pictures - Telegraph

Mesut Ozil Speaks on Arsenal's Transfer Business, Premier League Title Hopes

Arsenal playmaker Mesut Ozil has called for manager Arsene Wenger to bring some new faces to the club this summer. The German also feels the Gunners still have hope in the Premier League title race, despite trailing leaders Leicester City by 11 points.<p>And he believes Pep Guardiola will have a big …

Soccer

Areas Where Manchester City Are Worse Than Last Season

It’s been a mixed season for Manchester City.<p>Their Premier League form has been patchy at best. Given the quality in their squad and the lack of consistency among their expected rivals, City should be in a far stronger position. Their total of 50 points from 28 games is their lowest at this stage …

Soccer

Russia's anti-Semitic, anti-Harry Potter children's tale

A Russian charity group has made what appears to be a truly amazing animated film. The movie, titled “Children Versus Wizards,” is a Russian chauvinist’s fantasy. It takes place in a world overcome by dark magic and NATO, where Russia alone resists the tide of Western evil. The movie isn’t out yet, …

How the A.I. Behind Twitter's Odd @DeepDrumpf Is Making Donald Trump Great Again

An MIT robotics researcher crafted a recurrent neural network to emulate the presumptive Republican nominee.<p>Bradley Hayes, a postdoctoral associate …

Machine Learning

Martin Crowe was an entrancing batsman, a canny captain - and a great ambassador for cricket

Martin Crowe, who has died of lymphoma at the premature age of 53, was New Zealand’s finest batsman. Indeed, he could be considered to have been the most handsome righthanded batsman since the Second World War.<p>He was also one of the sport’s most astute captains, leading New Zealand to the …

The next Windows 10 update is all about Cortana

Cortana has learned three languages in the latest Windows 10 update, which is available today for Insider members in the program's Fast ring. Cortana now supports Spanish (Mexico), Portuguese (Brazil) and French (Canada) languages, each with its own specialized flair.<p>"Cortana is fond of <i>pasteis</i> …

Windows 10

Borussia Dortmund vs. Bayern Munich: Score, Reaction from 2016 Bundesliga Match

Borussia Dortmund and Bayern Munich failed to find the breakthrough during Saturday's Bundesliga mach, playing out a scoreless draw in Der Klassiker.<p>Both teams missed an abundance of chances in what was a highly entertaining match, although Bayern had a slight advantage and will rue the fact they …

Something Even Bigger Than the Space Shuttle Will Clog L.A. Streets in Spring

This week the California Science Center announced that we're doing it all over again on May 21.<p>An unused, disposable external tank intended for use …

∞ Loop

You'll Soon Be Able to Own a Flying Car

When will you actually be able to park a winged car in your garage? Sooner than you think.<p>If you ask Will Ferrell, we'll all be piloting flying cars by 2024. And though the onscreen funnyman is rarely—if ever—serious, he's actually not too far off on this one: What was once a vision relegated to <i>The</i> …

Why You Need To Track These Robots Before They Start Tracking You | Inc.com

There's a new robot out there--and it's probably the closest thing to RoboCop that has ever been created to date (and not for a movie).<p>"Our long-term goal is to make robots that have mobility, dexterity, perception, and intelligence comparable to humans and animals, or perhaps exceeding them. This …

Google's robot strikes back at humans in horror remix

Google-owned Boston Dynamics released a video last week of its humanoid Atlas robot performing impressive tasks like opening doors, walking through snow-covered woods and picking up boxes.<p>But all the viewers could talk about was how mean the humans were to Atlas. They knocked the robot around with …

Robotics

If we create autonomous killing machines, expect shoddy code and hacking

It’s one thing if a botched software update causes a Nest or Hive “smart” thermostat to either freeze or swelter people in their homes, but what if …

Self-Driving Google Car Crashes Into Bus, Robot Likely At Fault

Although not the first time one of Google's self-driving cars has been involved in a collision, the Valentine's Day crash on a public street in …

Spot the Four-Legged Boston Dynamics Robot Teases a Confused Dog in a Parking Lot

When Steve Jurvetson and friends took “Spot”, the four-legged Boston Dynamics robot out for a walk, they encountered a confused little dog who …

U.S. Soldiers To Shoot Laser Weapons by 2023

The weapons will counter threats from rockets, artillery, mortar, cruise missiles, and unmanned aerial vehicles. Continue reading →

The Secret History Of American Robot Law

New paper is a primer in future’s past<p>Last month, a robot car hit a human-driven car for what appears to be the first time. The human occupying that car, a Google employee, trusted the machine’s judgement when it changed lanes. There may not be a precedent for an exact case of Google driverless car …

With artificial ‘octopus skin,’ robots can bend and stretch while changing color

Imagine a wearable smartphone that could bend and stretch with your body, all while displaying a glittering array of colors. That's the eventual goal of this new octopus-inspired robotic "skin" from researchers at Cornell. It can stretch to six times its original size while still emitting light. …

Don't Tap The White Tile

<b>The Original World Famous Game-Piano Tiles!</b><br>This is a super fun and highly addictive game suited for everyone.<br>No special skills needed, all this game …

Science Diplomats to present ‘The Quantum Factory: Creating Solar Storms, Particles, and Uncertainty’

The paradoxes of the universe will be the focus of the next Science in the News talk presented by the Yale Science Diplomats, a group of graduate …

Extreme tornado outbreaks have become more common, says study

Most death and destruction inflicted by tornadoes in North America occurs during outbreaks—large-scale weather events that can last one to three days …

Neymar Talks Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Pele, Real Madrid and More

Barcelona star Neymar has said he would rather have team-mate Lionel Messi's left foot than Cristiano Ronaldo's right.<p>In a light-hearted interview with UOL's Mauro Beting (h/t M. Carmen Torres of <i>Marca</i>), he was asked to choose between a variety of things. Between Messi's left foot and Ronaldo's …

Marcus Rashford is the savior England and Manchester United have been waiting for

Because we don't know any better yet.<p><i>Want Backheel Breakfast in your inbox? Sign up for the email version here.</i><p>The history of soccer is littered with stories of incredible young players who, for whatever reason, never reached their full potential. In many cases, media hype and heavy pressure on …