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Billionaire Barry Diller has plans to build a $250 million floating park in New York City, and the designs look incredible

Media mogul Barry Diller's plans to build a floating public park on a Manhattan pier are moving forward.<p>Diller unveiled the project, dubbed Diller Island, in 2014. But his plans have had some hiccups. Over the past three years, costs have soared from $35 million to $250 million; and the civic group …

New York City

An AI That Makes Fake Videos May Facilitate The End of 'Reality' as We Know It

What are we going to trust?<p>Anyone worried about the ability of artificial intelligences (AI) to mimic reality is likely to be concerned by Nvidia's …

Watching 25,000 Dice Neatly Arrange Themselves Shouldn't Be This Fascinating

Such a satisfying physics trick.<p>It's the simplest trick in the pantry - pour sugar into a jar, run out of space, then tap the jar on a table to pack …

Google brings AI camera tools to the Raspberry Pi with AIY Vision kit

The circuit board provides the ability to run neural networks on the device<p>Google has announced the AIY Vision Kit, opening up a new way for …

Google's AI Built Its Own AI That Outperforms Any Made by Humans

Should we be worried?<p>In May 2017, researchers at Google Brain announced the creation of AutoML, an artificial intelligence (AI) that's capable of …

Meera Sodha’s vegan recipe for butternut squash and black bean mole

When you have the time, it’s time for a mole, the dish that is the cornerstone of Mexican cuisine<p>I once had a flatmate who loved good food and cooking, but had no patience or time, so everything she cooked was awful. Tinned tomatoes were left watery and raw, never to reach their full rich and sweet …

Vegan Recipes

Tamal Ray’s winter warmers: plantain stew and slow-cooked oxtail – recipe

At this time of year what we most need is something warming and filling. There’s no better cut of meat for a stew than oxtail, while a vegetarian broth can pack a punch with plantain<p>There’s a stillness to this time of year. We wrap up and bed down to avoid the cold weather. What we want most of all …

Cooking

How Google is powering the world’s AI

After helping to define the modern internet era with Search and Android, Google is already at the forefront of the next wave in computing research and development: AI. Many consider artificial intelligence and neural network computers to be the next step in computing, enabling new use cases and …

Machine Learning

What is a blockchain? GeekWire’s guide to this game-changing technology and its vast potential

Most technologies touted as “game-changing” are just somewhat modified versions of something already in use. Blockchains are different, and while it …

Four recipes for classic quick pasta sauces

The following recipes we’ve picked using these five families of ingredients take as long to make as your pasta needs to boil<p>Don’t skimp on the nuts and cheese here. To use as a pasta sauce, spoon the pesto into a large bowl and add just-cooked, drained pasta.<i><br>Salt, Fat, Acid, Heat by Samin Nosrat,</i> …

Recipes

Pad Thai recipe: how to master Thailand's favourite dish

In a land as gastronomically diverse and exciting as Thailand, pad Thai is as close as it gets to a national dish. The instantly-recognisable, fragrant blend of freshly fried noodles, tamarind, garlic, chilli, peanuts and sometimes veg is, for many of us, the ideal introduction into Thai cuisine.<p>In …

Best-Ever Algorithm Found for Huge Streams of Data

It’s hard to measure water from a fire hose while it’s hitting you in the face. In a sense, that’s the challenge of analyzing streaming data, which …

20 Years Later, How Close are We to GATTACA’s Future?

“My real résumé was in my cells,” Vincent Anton Freeman (Ethan Hawke) says in a voice-over toward the beginning of the 1997 classic sci-fi noir film,</i> …

There's a Totally New Type of Diabetes And It's Being Misdiagnosed as Type 2

Type 3c diabetes might be surprisingly widespread.<p>Most people are familiar with type 1 and type 2 diabetes.<p>Recently, though, a new type of diabetes …

The Chicken Experiment That Shook the World

In 1948, a scientist fed chicks a tiny dose of a new antibiotic, setting off a cascade of consequences — from drug resistance to factory farming.<p>In …

One-Way Salesman Finds Fast Path Home

The real-world version of the famous “traveling salesman problem” finally gets a good-enough solution.<p>A salesman has to visit every major city in the …

Mathematics

This Slow Cooker Chicken Cacciatore Is Calling Your Name

If you love chicken cacciatore but don't love having to watch it simmer on the stove, this recipe is for you. You can prep all the ingredients, add …

Something in our brain is making these spirals look like they are moving

Snakes on a plane.<p>Unlike actual snakes, you don’t need to keep a keen eye on the spiraling ones above. In fact, for your sanity, it’s probably best to ignore them: These playful circles stay still when you stare them down one at a time, but spin frustratingly when spied all together.<p>Akiyoshi …

Cats

This One-Pot Chili Mac & Cheese Is the Ultimate Comfort Food

Chili mac and cheese is comfort food at its finest. A love child of a hearty beef chili and a cheesy macaroni casserole, this dinner comes together …

This Is How You Cook Crispy, Juicy Chicken Thighs Every Time

Bone-in, skin-on chicken thighs are a wallet-friendly cut that won't kill your weekly food budget, plus they're wildly versatile and easy to make. …

Cooking

Make a Better Chicken Stir-Fry with This Pro Tip

Let me introduce you to a chicken technique that has revolutionized how I stir-fry at home: velveting. This Chinese technique is most often used in …

Recipes

Conversation between a biologist and a philosopher: self, transformation and religion (1)

<i>Two professors from the University of Lorraine discuss questions of the self, non-self and religion. A biologist begins and a philosopher …

Of mice and men: Why drugs successfully tested on animals are sometimes deadly in humans

Occasionally, body processes are different enough across species that a substance that is benign in one is deadly in another.<p>Throughout the era of …

Researchers Show How Simple Stickers Could Trick Self-Driving Cars

A team of researchers from four American universities has provided a troubling preview of how self-driving cars could be tricked into making …

Quantum Computer Programming: What You Need to Learn to Get Started?

Quantum computers, at long last, finally seem to be coming into their own with the promise of being far superior from its competition by years end. …

3D ‘encyclopedia’ to show vertebrates inside and out

A new initiative will take specimens from museum shelves to the internet by CT scanning 20,000 vertebrates and making the 3D images available to …

As Earth's Climate Changes, Is It Time to Redefine the Four Seasons?

If you live in Earth's middle latitudes, you're accustomed to experiencing four traditional seasons: winter, spring, summer and autumn, also known as …

Why Neutrinos Aren't "Real"

by Brian Koberlein August 27, 2017 Hard Science 12112<p><i>Brian Koberlein is bringing the story of science to the world. His Kickstarter project — a</i> …

The basis of the universe may not be energy or matter but information

There are lots of theories on what are the basis of the universe is. Some physicists say its subatomic particles. Others believe its energy or even …

The future of being human

One of our great debates is whether we are on the cusp of a robot-and-artificial intelligence apocalypse that renders many humans jobless, at least …