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In one aspect of vision, computers catch up to primate brain

For decades, neuroscientists have been trying to design computer networks that can mimic visual skills such as recognizing objects, which the human …

6 Sex Tips You'll Only Hear From a Porn Star

Come on, you know you're curious.<p>We know, we know: Porn is <i>not</i> real life. Because really, when is the pizza delivery guy ever on the same hotness scale as say, Joe Manganiello? But behind all the stereotypes, people who perform in adult films really do know a ton about sex—it <i>is</i> their job, after all. …

How to become a data scientist

It’s really good that you want to become Data scientist. Most of the people think that it is very difficult to become a Data scientist.<p>But, let me …

The first 5 online resources to use when learning to code

Even if you think the buzz around "learning how to code" is overkill, you have to admit it's here to stay.<p>Just like it's easier to learn a foreign …

The Best Programming Languages Every Beginner Should Learn

But, as is the case with any new skill, it can be difficult to know where to start. Here are a few steps you should take early on and programming languages that are best-suited for beginners.<p>"Drag and drop" programming is a basic technique that allows you to build code by dragging and dropping …

Programming

10 Reasons Our Universe Might Actually Be Virtual Reality

Physical realism is the view that the physical world we see is real and exists by itself, alone. Most people think this is self-evident, but physical …

5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Fox News pundit’s absurd Ferguson theory | Salon.com

<b>Keith Ablow (Cable Kooks)</b><p>5 worst right-wing moments of the week — Fox News pundit’s absurd Ferguson theory<p>A Fox News hack wonders about protesters’ self esteem, while Megyn Kelly trash-talks teachers<p>Janet Allon<p>December 1, 2014 1:34pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Racist …

11 Sex Moves That Seem Like a Better Idea Than They Actually Are

This is probably going to end badly.<p>Maybe you remembered it from a chick flick, saw it in a porn clip, or heard about it from one of your more adventurous friends. It was an enticing sex tip or mysterious position that sounded insanely hot, so you obviously tried it…and it bombed. If you've ever …

Cirque du Soleil

How To Stop Dating Jerks For Good

Because "bad boy" is not a valid type.<p>So you're going through <i>another</i> breakup with <i>another</i> person who flaked or cheated or couldn't commit, and you're wondering what the hell is going on. Unfortunately, the problem may have something to do with your picker—that little part of your brain that tells …

Relationships

19 Things You Didn't Know About Orgasms

Everything you want to know about the big O—including how to have the best one yet!<p>How long does it take to cross the finish line? Which positions make you most likely to climax? And is it really possible to have an orgasm every time? We have the answers to all of your biggest O-related …

Earth - Why is there something rather than nothing?

People have wrestled with the mystery of why the universe exists for thousands of years. Pretty much every ancient culture came up with its own creation story - most of them leaving the matter in the hands of the gods - and philosophers have written reams on the subject. But science has had little …

In a Multiverse, What Are the Odds?

Testing the multiverse hypothesis requires measuring whether our universe is statistically typical among the infinite variety of universes. But …

How You Can Learn the #1 Persuasion Technique of FBI Hostage Negotiators

FBI Hostage negotiators know how to listen and this is the secret to connecting with people.<p>We’ve all been told we could be better listeners and that …

The 2-Minute Skincare Regimen - Bloomberg

Your mother will always love you, but let’s face it: in the office, your mug matters. And while some guys take a certain pride in getting through the …

Meet 5 "Zombie" Parasites That Mind-Control Their Hosts

Hairworms turn crickets suicidal, wasps make spiders spin their last web, and more.<p>Zombies may still be a thing of fiction, but some parasites more or less turn their hosts into the walking dead.<p>These masters of mind control manipulate their hosts from within, causing them to act in …

The Difference Between Shame and Guilt, and Why It Matters

Although shame and guilt may seem similar, shame is highly correlated with addiction, depression, and aggression. In contrast, guilt is linked to …

Psychology

These countries are getting killed by cheap oil

The price is not right for many oil rich nations.<p>Oil is selling for roughly $83 a barrel on the global market. That's bad news for Iran, Nigeria, Venezuela, Russia, and Saudi Arabia, among others. They need the black stuff to trade at far loftier levels in order to balance their budgets.<p>Iran's …

The 13 Biggest Fitness Myths

Clear up these common misconceptions ASAP for a more effective workout<p>What you don't know about fitness can hurt you—and interfere with your fitness goals. For a safer workout with awesome results, forget everything you think you know about exercise, and read on to get your fitness facts …

Researchers at Brown University shattered an electron wave function

The new finding shows an electron's position continues to be indeterminate prior to measurement<p>A team of physicists based at Brown University has succeeded in shattering a quantum wave function. That near-mythical representation of indeterminate reality, in which an unmeasured particle is able to …

France doesn't know who's flying drones over its nuclear power plants

Seven stations buzzed by UAV in two weeks<p>The French government is investigating a series of unidentified drone flights recently conducted over state-owned nuclear power plants. Unmanned aerial vehicles were spotted over seven different nuclear power plants around the country in a two-week period …

How to Interfere with Therapy When Your Loved One Has Anxiety or Depression

by Monica A. Frank, Ph.D.<p>Most of the time parents and spouses of individuals with depressive or anxiety disorders truly want to assist in the …

Cosmigraphics: Picturing Space Through Time in 4,000 Years of Mapping the Universe

Long before Galileo pioneered the telescope, antagonizing the church and unleashing a “hummingbird effect” of innovation, humanity had been busy cataloging the heavens through millennia of imaginative speculative maps of the cosmos. We have always sought to make visible the invisible forces we long …

Science Graphic of the Week: How Magic Mushrooms Rearrange Your Brain

A new way of looking at brain activity may give insight into how psychedelic drugs produce their consciousness-altering effects.<p>In recent years, a …

Tikhon Jelvis's answer to What are the best programming languages to learn in 2014?

I'm going to give the idealistic answer and say: anything with nice denotational semantics. (So probably Haskell.)<p>The general trend has been towards …