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New era of 'cut and paste' humans close as man injected with genetically-edited blood

A world where DNA can be rewritten to fix deadly diseases has moved a step closer after scientists announced they had genetically-edited the cells of a human for the first time using a groundbreaking technique.<p>A man in China was injected with modified immune cells which had been engineered to fight …

Ludicrously Advanced Technologies We Can Expect By The Year 2100

The future is an odd place<p><i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Predicting the future is hard. It’s nearly impossible to know what …

The Future of Artificial Intelligence and Cybernetics - MIT Technology Review

Science fiction has, for many years, looked to a future in which robots are intelligent and cyborgs are commonplace. <i>The Terminator, The Matrix, Blade</i> …

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Silicon Valley billionaires are appalled by normal schools — so they've created this new one

Kids take attendance on an iPad, complete a "playlist" of activities, and learn 3D modeling software to design a playhouse for the class pet.<p>Founder and CEO Max Ventilla previously helmed the personalization team at Google, where he helped build Google+ and other products that make the internet …

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10 Science-Backed Ways to Become a Happier Person

A boatload of research offers practical advice you can use to start being happier today.<p>Science has landed a probe on a comet hurtling through space, wiped smallpox from the face of the earth, and split the atom. Surely research can come up with a few ways to make humans happier.<p>Thanks to the …

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The wheels on BMW's new concept car are nothing like we've ever seen

It seems unusual to put so much focus on a car's wheels, but the wheel design featured in BMW's latest concept car is unreal.<p>BMW<p>BMW unveiled its …

The Secret to Happiness? Spend Money on Experiences, Not Things

We like buying things, at least we think we do. It’s bred into us. Life in the 21st century is a fast paced, consumer oriented experience where media surrounds us at all times enforcing the idea that happiness is a matter of buying the perfect house, driving the best car, wearing the trendiest …

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Why Haven't You Quit Your Job and Started Your Own Artisanal Food Company Yet?

We all dream of quitting our day jobs and starting our own small-batch food brands. These four people actually did it.<p><i>Welcome to Bon Appétit's first-ever Culture Issue! All month long we'll be bringing you stories from the intersection of food and music and entertainment and politics and more.</i> …

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Dubai unveils model of $2.8 billion theme park insanity

Dubai is betting big on tourism.<p>An architectural model of Dubai Parks & Resorts, a $2.8 billion project in the Middle Eastern city-state, was …

A Simple Trick to Boost Your Motivation by 50 Percent, Courtesy of Science

A simple change to how you frame an incentive can increase your chances of making healthy changes by half.<p>Say you're really determined to start going to the gym. So determined, in fact, that you're willing to follow oft-repeated expert advice and bribe yourself.<p>"If I go three times a week for the …

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What to Do When You Need Inspiration But It Just Won't Come

Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>The human mind has a funny way of shooting itself in the foot. Just when you need to come up with an inspirational idea or a solution to a thorny problem, it has a nasty habit of over-thinking, locking itself into an endless loop and …

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We tested the new router that's designed to get rid of your Wifi dead spots once and for all

Early last year, Eero used this dream to launch a crowdfunding campaign that sold over $1 million in preorders.<p>The pitch was that Eero would use multiple devices to blanket your entire home with a smooth Wi-Fi signal that anyone could set up.<p>And after pushing back the launch from last summer, Eero …

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Holograms, wormholes & parallel worlds: Best theories about the universe in 2015

What is the universe? Is it a massive wormhole? Are we living in just one of many universes? Is everything actually just a 2D hologram? No one really …

The Week in Review: Einstein’s Gravitational Waves Theory Confirmed

A team of physicists announced their “biggest scientific breakthrough” on Thursday, as Albert Einstein’s gravitational waves theory was proven correct. The scientists, from the Laser Interferometer Gravitational-Wave Observatory (LIGO) Scientific Collaboration, confirmed that distortions in space, …

6 ways entrepreneurs are different from everyone else

So just what does it take to be an entrepreneur? It turns out that the skillset required to be an entrepreneur is similar to most business skillsets — it requires excellent analytic capacities as well as an understanding of how organizations and economies work.<p>But the most important thing is the …

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APPLE: THE WORST-CASE SCENARIO — 2016

It also sold 74.7 million iPhones — another record. The company could not be in better shape.<p>And yet Apple is a troubled beast:<p>The fear is that Apple is at its peak, and the only way from here is down.<p>Of course, only idiots bet against Apple. The company has a history of confounding its critics by …

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I just tried an amazing live sports app and I'm convinced it's the future of TV

This week, I got a preview of that future. And I'm impressed.<p>I'll get to that in a minute.<p>First, let's think about what it's currently like to watch TV or Netflix through an app on a connected device, like a Roku, game console, or Apple TV.<p>It probably goes something like this: you open the app, …

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Moonstone Metallic is one of the best colors for the new BMW M3

The Moonstone Metallic is a gorgeous exterior finish. Featured on a BMW F80 M3, it makes the sporty sedan stand out even more. The color offers a …

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10 most important things in advertising

REUTERS/Robert Galbraith<p>Good morning. Here's everything you need to know in the world of advertising today.<p><b>1. Google is paying Apple $1 billion just to stay as the default search engine on the iPhone.</b> That number comes from the ongoing Google/Oracle legal battle.<p><b>2. Nestle's Butterfinger is</b> …

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This $43 million contemporary home in Miami comes with a Jaguar and a yacht

Developed by Douglas Elliman's Oren Alexander with his father, Shlomy Alexander, the home's price could go up to $43 million or even more — that is, if you opt to also buy some of its jaw-dropping extras, namely a 1948 Jaguar XK120, a 55-foot VanDutch yacht, and $1 million worth of Minotti …

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Concept ad gets us revved up for the Apple Car

Apple building an alleged Apple Car is supposedly an “open secret” in the automotive industry, but even if it’s true we’re still a few years away from actually seeing it.<p>That’s too long for the folks at Luca Wrede and ConceptsiPhone, who have taken it upon themselves to create a tantalizing …

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The 10 Hottest Travel Destinations Right Now

The 10 hottest travel destinations right now.<p>When it comes to New Year’s resolutions, Americans are most concerned with their health, according to …

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Why top scientists are so worried about intelligent machines

The world's spookiest philosopher is Nick Bostrom, a thin, soft-spoken Swede. Of all the people worried about runaway artificial intelligence, killer …

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How Apple’s wireless EarPods could change the way we hear everything

Recent reports suggest Apple might ship wireless, noise-canceling EarPods with the iPhone 7. From a hardware perspective, these headphones would be very similar to hearing aids.<p>With the right feature set, these devices could change the way we hear digital audio and pave the way for transformative …

Adele Raps Nicki Minaj and Sings Spice Girls in Epic Carpool Karaoke Session

This was the Carpool Karaoke video you’ve been waiting for.<p>Mariah Carey. Jennifer Hudson. Stevie Wonder. It was all one big prelude leading up to …

Grilled Rib-Eyes with Chile-Lime-Tequila Butter Recipe - Chowhound

Tip<p>How to Thaw Beef<p>As with most meat, the safest way to thaw beef is in the refrigerator. Small cuts of beef can take up to 24 hours, while larger …

2016 and Beyond: Technologies and Trends that Will Change the Future of IT

2015 was a wild year in technology advancements and decay, and there is no reason to think that 2016 won’t follow suit…<p>We have seen the biggest tech acquisition in history with Dell snapping up EMC for $67 billion; HP splitting into two companies; Google turning into a subsidiary of Alphabet; and …