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NASA is offering a $15,000 prize if you can speed up its simulation code

NASA just announced several bounties to improve its FUN3D software, which is used to simulate fluid dynamics. The system is used internally at NASA, as well as by companies like Boeing and Lockheed, to develop and optimize new vehicles and engines.<p>The FUN3D project was started back in the 1980s, …

Introducing Machine Learning for the Elastic Stack | Elastic

Today we’re proud to announce the first release of machine learning features for the Elastic Stack, available via X-Pack. Joining Elastic has been …

How I went from failing every interview to a job at Amazon

<i>Originally posted here</i><p>I studied computer science at Stanford. You probably would’ve expected me to be swimming in job offers. In my sophomore year …

How This Entrepreneur Made A Chatbot Platform Successful

Chatbots are The Next Big Thing but capitalizing on the opportunity requires as much work as ever.<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>Are you taking advantage of chatbot in your marketing strategy? Within the last year, 30,000 developers started building chatbots and almost …

Chatbots

New Cruise Line Jacques-Cartier Unveils 2018 Deployment

The Harvey family, owner of the M/S Jacques-Cartier, which will enter service on the St. Lawrence and Great Lakes in 2018, has announced its first …

Earthquakes leave solo climber stuck, awaiting rescue on Yukon's Mount Logan

Natalia Martinez was trying to reach the summit of Canada's highest mountain when the earthquake hit.<p>The 37-year-old Argentine climber is now stranded on Yukon's Mount Logan after Monday's tremors in the territory dislodged snow and ice along her treacherous route up the mountain's eastern …

Where Canadians are travelling this summer, and how to get there for cheap, according to Kayak

Summer is on its way and Canadians have travelling on the brain.<p>Despite efforts to try to convince Canadians to explore their own backyard in …

Walrus spotted on Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula

While wildlife sightings are part of normal, daily life in Newfoundland’s Northern Peninsula, no one was expecting this long-toothed visitor.<p>On …

Walruses

15 reasons to visit the Canadian Rockies

AFTER moving from the UK to Alberta I fell in love with the Canadian Rockies. These breathtaking mountains inspired me to pick up a camera and share …

Toronto Restaurant Openings: Estia, Public Park Coffee, Lao Thai, Birch Bistro, Skippa

Eat & Drink<p>Christina Cheung<p>Posted on May 04, 2017<p>Report Inaccuracy<p>Toronto Restaurant Openings: Estia, Public Park Coffee, Lao Thai, Birch Bistro, …

North York

11 Trips You Need to Take As Soon As You Retire

No more waiting for your annual vacation and then filling it end-to-end until you drag yourself back to work needing another week off. You are …

FBI director complains again about encryption making his job difficult

Appearing before the Senate oversight committee yesterday, FBI director James Comey said that the agency during the first half of 2016 was granted …

Google Street View can now extract street names, numbers, and businesses to keep Maps up-to-date

Google has revealed that it’s combining new deep learning smarts with Street View to make it easier to automate the process of mapping new addresses for Google Maps.<p>Anyone living in a town or major conurbation will likely have seen Google’s Street View cars, replete with 360-degree camera, …

Machine Learning

Oxford student creates first synthetic retina for the visually impaired

A synthetic, soft tissue retina developed by an Oxford University student could offer fresh hope to visually impaired people.<p>Until now, all …

Children in Canada face high risk of inflammatory bowel disease: U of A researcher

Children in Canada have one of the highest rates of inflammatory bowel disease compared to their global counterparts, says a University of Alberta …

Earth - There are animals that can survive being eaten

It was probably the trip of a lifetime. In 2012, biologists on an expedition to East Timor in southeast Asia spotted a brahminy blind snake wriggling out of somewhere quite unexpected: the rear end of a common Asian toad.<p>Mark O'Shea from the University of Wolverhampton in the UK and his colleagues …

Here's What Really Happens in The Skin When You Have Eczema

We're getting closer to an actual eczema cure, how cool is that?<p>Scientists have pinpointed a bunch of processes that go wrong in the skin for people …

Photo Release: The final frontier of the Frontier Fields

The NASA/ESA Hubble Telescope has peered across six billion light years of space to resolve extremely faint features of the galaxy cluster Abell 370 …

Cosmology

Wow! Cassini's Bird's-Eye View of Saturn Plunge Astonishes in New Video

An amazing new video shows just what NASA's Cassini spacecraft saw during its first "Grand Finale" plunge between Saturn's cloud tops and the gas …

New NOAA tool shows how climate change will affect your neighborhood

We’ve all seen the projections: Sea-level rises, hastened by a warming planet, will be nothing short of catastrophic for the world’s coastal …

Climate Change

The last of the Frontier Fields — Abell 370

With the final observation of the distant galaxy cluster Abell 370 — some five billion light-years away — the Frontier Fields program came to an …

Cosmology

Earth - There are diseases hidden in ice, and they are waking up

Throughout history, humans have existed side-by-side with bacteria and viruses. From the bubonic plague to smallpox, we have evolved to resist them, and in response they have developed new ways of infecting us.<p>We have had antibiotics for almost a century, ever since Alexander Fleming discovered …

Microbiology

One trader’s advice: Don’t aim to be a jack-of-all-trades

There's only one good strategy for trading online, says Mike Ser.<p>For a decade and a half, Mr. Ser has been trading independently online. He has mentored others like him and started a business, Ser Man Traders, training traders in Richmond, B.C. He also has partnered with one of the people he …

The world's smallest sculptures - in pictures

Jonty Hurwitz, co-founder of Wonga.com, has created nanosculptures of human forms that are invisible to the naked eye and can only be viewed on the screen of a powerful scanning electron microscope

The Startup Checklist: How to Know If You're Ready (Infographic)

Thinking of quitting your day job and starting the business you've always dreamed of? These questions can help you know if the time is right.<p>When you're sitting on a great idea it can feel like a waste of precious time to toil away at anything else. But before you up and leave your day job, it's …

Most Motorists Think Self-Driving Cars Are 'Dangerous': Poll

A new poll reveals that car owners are still leery of self-driving vehicles, even if they do want the safest bits of the technology installed on their new rides. In the online poll of over a thousand people, conducted by Harris on behalf of AutoTrader.com, 65 percent of respondents expressed that …

Buying Wine Online This Season? Join The DTC Crowd

Ready to buy wine online this holiday season?<p>You won’t be alone. Far from it.<p>Direct-To-Consumer (or DTC) wine purchases — which includes the ecommerce space — are on track for their biggest year yet in the US. The total value of DTC shipments for the 12-month period ending in October is $1.75 …