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These 29 jobs have the best work-life balance

Do you feel like your work never stops and you’re logging countless hours each week? Well, you’re not alone. According to the Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development Factbook, Americans work an average of 34.4 hours a week — the longest of any other country in the world — and receive …

Mark Zuckerberg's AI is already making him toast

Mark Zuckerberg's personal artificial intelligence is already toast...ing his bread.<p>Since January, the Facebook founder and CEO has been working on …

Artificial Intelligence

10 things in tech you need to know today

Happy Friday! Here's the technology news you need to know this Friday.<p><b>1. Google's parent company, Alphabet, is trying to sell Boston Dynamics, the robotics company it bought in late 2013.</b> Among the potential buyers are Toyota and Amazon.<p><b>2. Some Apple engineers say that they'd rather quit than help</b> …

Elon Musk: Tesla will launch version 2 of its home battery this summer

The excitement around the Tesla electric vehicle, and all the innovation it delivers, is rapidly being matched by the interest in the company's …

Tesla

A research team has an unsettling explanation for why we haven't found aliens

Given the size and age of the universe, he said, and the statistical probability of life emerging in other solar systems, why is it that humanity has not seen any indications of intelligent life in the cosmos?<p>This query, known as the Fermi Paradox, continues to haunt us to this day.<p>If there are …

There's a dress code more formal than black-tie that you've probably never heard of

Unless you're British, or a fan of "Downton Abbey," you've probably never heard of white-tie.<p>Most popular in the early 20th century, white-tie was the standard dinner dress for families of a certain status.<p>After World War I, when "informal" dinner jackets and black-tie gained acceptance, white-tie …

Google and NASA Have A New Quantum Computer

Meet the D-Wave 2X<p>It looks like the holiday season came early for Google’s Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab.<p>Google, NASA, and the Universities Space Research Association announced today that they’re getting the D-Wave 2X, the newest and most powerful quantum computer on the market. The 2X …

What to expect from Google's Nexus and Android event

What better way to close out the busy month of September than with a Google event? Nearly three weeks after Apple announced its latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the search giant is preparing to do the same, with a keynote of its own tomorrow in San Francisco. But while the event will …

Android News

Why scientists put dinosaur snouts on chickens - Futurity

Researchers have transformed chicken embryos to give them snouts and palates similar to those of small dinosaurs like Velociraptor and Archaeopteryx.

Chickens

MetroPCS shuts off its old phone network on June 21st

You'd better move quickly if you're holding on to an older MetroPCS cellphone. The T-Mobile-owned carrier has posted a Frequently Asked Questions warning that its outgoing CDMA network will effectively shut off on June 21st. Any legacy phones are "not guaranteed" to work after that, the …