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18 Documentaries That Have Shocking Endings

"I'm thinking the allegations are clearly false, and then...bam!"<p><i>Warning: Some spoilers ahead. Continue at your own risk.</i>

Entertainment

This German sci-fi mystery is far spookier than Stranger Things – Dark, Netflix, review

The shadow of Stranger Things hangs heavy over Dark, a new Netflix series about wide-eyed kids sucked into a supernatural conspiracy in a sleepy small town. The shows even share an obsession with naff Eighties ephemera – in Dark’s case these include such existential horrors as Eurovision winner …

In Animated Short, Modern Employment is Both Monstrous and Mundane

A new animated short film called “The Working Man” features zany machines, angry bosses, and one very bad job.<p>Created by animator Tim Searfoss, the …

Animation

The Creepiest Urban Legend in Every State

<i>Welcome to Urban Legends, a month-long collection of articles dissecting persistent myths, unexplained phenomena, shared nightmares, and tales so</i> …

Paranormal
Fantasy Football

Just 15 Fucking Funny Posts About Harry Potter

Accio lolz.

Guy Gets Revenge On Cat Who Kept Waking Him Up At 4 AM Every Morning

Everybody knows that cats like their sleep, but what cats don’t realize is that humans also cherish their rest. Or, more likely, they do know and …

A Curious Kid Uncovers a Bone-Chilling Truth In Scifi Short Monsters

On her 10th birthday, a curious girl sneaks out of the bunker where she’s spent her entire life, intent on seeing the fearsome creatures that she’s …

8 American Horror Story: Roanoke Theories So Crazy They’re Probably True

<i>American Horror Story: Roanoke</i> has been toying with our emotions since day one. Framed as a docu-series called <i>My Roanoke Nightmare</i>, each episode …

TV

21 "Harry Potter" Fanfictions To Read Before You Die

Because the magic never has to end.<p><b>Word count:</b> 563,028<p><b>Rating:</b> R<p><b>Author Summary:</b> "Who would expect that sharing a simple kiss with his best friend was all it needed to begin a journey far beyond his greatest imagination? Soul-bond fic."<p>"Probably one of the best 'soul-bond' Harry Potter fics I've ever …

Books

Elder Scrolls Online vs Skyrim Comparison - The Elder Scrolls Online Wiki Guide - IGN

<b>Elder Scrolls Online</b> is a large game that has tons of content packed into it. So much so that it might be overwhelming to new players. With that in …

These Are the 25 Toughest Animals in America

See where crocs, hawks, boars, snakes, and other savage animals rank in our highly subjective yet entirely definitive list of U.S. critters.<p>Now that summer season is in full swing, it's time to enjoy the great outdoors. Bear in mind that hiking and camping means potentially encountering America's …

Top 10

How Being An Oldest, Middle Or Youngest Child Shapes Your Personality

Only children have a reputation for being perfectionists and high-achievers, constantly seeking attention and approval from their parents and from others.<p>But children with siblings, too, express unique personality types based on their birth order.<p>While a number of factors play a role in a child's …

Parenting

Will Robots Replace Lawyers?

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>This post is written by the chief executive officer of eBrevia, a venture-backed startup commercializing artificial intelligence</i> …

Even Small Businesses Are Jumping on the Robot Bandwagon

Robots aren't just for corporate Goliaths -- now even the little guy on Main Street is adopting them. The goal: to boost sales and productivity. But at what cost?<p>Take Sam Kraus, a Hungarian immigrant who founded what became Skyline Windows in 1921. In the early days, the tinsmith traveled around …

Small Business

Movements of fish, bats inspire next-gen robots

For the likes of tuna or sharks, making their way through the ocean is all about speed and stamina. But for select group of marine species like the …

China Builds City's First All-Robot Factory Replacing Human Workers

The factory, owned by Shenzhen Evenwin Precision Technology Co., hopes to reduce its workforce by 90%, to only 200 human workers, with the …

DARPA’s Autonomous Microdrones Designed to Enter Houses

Published on December 29, 2014 by admin · 1 Comment<p><b>Nicholas West/Activist Post</b><p>As drone expert, P.W. Singer said about microdrones, “At this point, it …

Here Are The Robot Movies You Need To Watch To Prepare For The Rise Of The Machines

Artificial Intelligence (or simply, A.I.) has been a pop culture fixation and an intellectual curiosity for some time, and with the recent wide release of <i>Ex Machina</i> and the upcoming debut of <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> and <i>Terminator Genysis</i>, it is clear that our fascination is not waning. Is it because …

How Far Away Is Driverless Technology Really?

<i>This article forms part one of a two-part look at the future of driverless cars. This part considers the current advantages driverless technology offers and the reasons currently holding it back. Part two looks at the longer-term future opportunities driverless technology offers.</i><p>Entrepreneurs and …

Autonomous Cars

Elon Musk, Neil deGrasse Tyson laugh about artificial intelligence turning the human race into its pet labrador

Elon Musk has already ignited a debate over the dangers of artificial intelligence. The chief executive of Tesla and SpaceX has called it humanity’s greatest threat, and something even more dangerous than nuclear weapons.<p>Musk publicly hasn’t offered a lot of detail about why he’s concerned, and …

Artificial Intelligence

How the World's First Robot Astronaut Is Shaping the Future of Human-Android Interaction

With automated systems, self-driving cars, and robot helpers on the horizon, the way in which we interact with technology is going to undergo another massive shift. We might not have everyday access to these technologies now, but we will soon.<p>But for that to happen and for these technologies to …

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India

Artificial Intelligence Could Have Prevented The Germanwings Crash

No level of security screening short of mind-reading could have prevented the crash of Germanwings flight 9525. But what can be done? The <i>New York Times</i> editorial today calls for the American standard that requires two crew members be in the cockpit at all times to be adopted by “all airlines.” This …

Artificial Intelligence

The 2015 NCAA Tournament is going to be fantastic; here are 64 reasons why

Every March is great, but this March is shaping up to be extra special. Let's take a look at a bunch of reasons (64!) why.<p>The First Four is cool and all, and this year's quartet of opening games deserves credit for keeping us adequately occupied on Tuesday and Wednesday night, but let's be real: …

College Sports

Can We Trust Robot Cars to Make Hard Choices?

The ethics of robot cars has been a hot topic recently. In particular, if a robot car encounters a situation where it is forced to hit one person or …

Artificial Intelligence

Rise Of The Robot Sportswriter

<b>Now that the AP has announced that it will outsource sports stories to artificial intelligence, we can expect lots of freezing #ColdTakes!</b><p><b>(REMEMBER</b> …

10 emerging technologies that could change the world in 2015

From zero-emission cars fuelled by hydrogen to computer chips modelled on the human brain, this year's 10 emerging technologies offer a vivid glimpse of the power of innovation to improve lives, transform industries and safeguard our planet.<p>To compile this list, the World Economic Forum's …

Artificial Intelligence

Xbox One is getting its first big update of the year

The first Xbox One system update of the year has begun rolling out, Microsoft announced in a post on Xbox Wire.<p>The new update is bringing improvements to the console's wireless controllers, which will now sync up more speedily, and let you get into a game ever so slightly faster.<p>The new February …

Windows Phone