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AI software is figuring out how to best humans at designing new AI software

Who programs the programmers? Soon enough, it might not be people behind the development of advanced machine learning and artificial intelligence tech, but other AI. MIT looks at the most recent work done by a range of different organizations, including Google Brain, who are working on AI that can …

Artificial Intelligence

We Asked Pro Photographers To Reveal Their Favorite Compact Cameras

Yashica T4 Super (around $300), selected by Landon Nordeman, photographer "My point 'n shoot is old school. It's a film<p>... VIEW MORE<p>Kenneth Bachor …

Photography

The 18 Best Fiction Books Of 2016

Read 'em and weep. (And laugh, gasp, nod, shout "YASSS," and so on.)<p>Each year, when best-of lists start popping up all over promptly on Dec. 1, it feels too soon. Really? We’re saying goodbye to the year already? It’s barely 11/12ths over!<p>For 2016, many have been wishing it gone for some time …

How H.R. Giger Invented Sci-Fi's Most Terrifying Monster

Taschen's monograph on the late genius H.R. Giger took ten years to complete and is one of the most comprehensive examinations of the artist's inimitable work. In this excerpt, writer Andreas J. Hirsch explains why Giger's work is like a "Rosetta Stone."<p><i>The following excerpt from Taschen's</i> …

Art

Photographer bares her backside at several national parks in new book | Adventure Sports Network

Back in October of 2014, Sarah Creighton, a former fashion photographer, had just hiked to one of the lookouts in Bryce Canyon National Park. She was …

25 Design Freebies Websites Every Designer Should Know

One of the most clever shortcuts I’ve found as a creative entrepreneur is to use freebies. Whether you’re prototyping a new website or designing a package for your product, you can find high-quality resources to help you speed up the process and get things done in a professional manner.<p>There are …

Graphic Design

Fatigue Is All in Your Head

Samuele Marcora, the 47-year-old director of research at the School of Sport and Exercise Sciences at England’s University of Kent, doesn’t consider himself an endurance athlete. But he’s fast becoming one of the most talked-about researchers in the field. Marcora, who is originally from Italy, …

Want to get better at coding? You just have to play this game

Coding is the new English. At least, that’s what websites like Codecademy want you to think.<p>But maybe you’ve held off on trying to improve your coding skills, because you still thought it wasn’t fun enough. Turns out there’s no excuse for you anymore.<p>With Codingame, you practice your coding skills …

Inside a Music Festival in a Country Where All Drugs Are Decriminalized

At the Boom Festival, a biennial gathering held near the Spanish border last month, about 100 volunteers committed to round-the-clock care for people using drugs. I was one of them.<p><b>Get the VICE App on iOS and Android</b><p>If you've been to a mainstream music festival in the United States, you've probably …

As More States Consider Legalizing, Questions About Pot And The Brain

Five states are voting this fall on whether marijuana should be legal, like alcohol, for recreational use. That has sparked questions about what we know — and don't know — about marijuana's effect on the brain.<p>Research is scarce. The U.S. Drug Enforcement Agency classifies marijuana as a Schedule I …

Cannabis

What's the best work schedule for your age?

<b>(CNN) —</b> The moment you may have been dreading is here. Lazy summer days have come to an end, and more structured back-to-work or back-to-school schedules have commenced.<p>But will your new daily schedule be the healthiest for your brain and body?<p>Scientists have long known that you have an internal …

Teens

32 thrifty ways you can improve your home on a budget

If you're anything like us, even when you've finished decorating your house completely, you'll still be tempted to tweak and look for ways to …

Wall Art

Instagram apologises for deactivating photographer Harley Weir's account after pictures showing menstrual blood

The Instagram censorship debate continues this week following the suspension of a high-profile photographer's account after she shared images of a …

The Ultimate Working From Home Guide | Investopedia

<b>Amazon.com Inc.</b><p>Amazon.com Inc. (AMZN) employs more than 500,000 workers around the world, many of them reporting to work from their home offices. …

Cyborgs are already here, but the next steps will make you nauseous

When you hear the words “cyborg,” or “augmented human,” you inescapably picture Arnold Schwarzenegger as <i>The Terminator</i>, the Borg from <i>Star Trek: The</i> …

35 Books Time Magazine Suggests To Open Your Mind

<b>35. 1984, George Orwell</b><p><b>34. Flowers for Algernon, Daniel Keyes</b><p><b>33. Brave New World, Aldous Huxley</b><p><b>Douglas Adams</b><p><b>Kurt Vonnegut</b><p><b>Joseph Heller</b><p><b>29. Do Androids</b> …

Five Rules For Men

Five Rules For Men To Follow To a Happy Life:<br>1. It's important to have a woman, who helps at home,* * who cooks from time to time, cleans up and has …

67 Beautiful Modern Home Design Ideas In One Photo Gallery - Interior Design Inspirations

Modern home design has been popular for home interior design. Modern home design can be strong selling point for home. The buyers likely to …

9 Things Smoking Weed Does to Your Body

When it comes to polarizing health topics, few subjects spark more debate than weed (except maybe CrossFit or the Paleo Diet). Can it improve your …

Short-Term Memory

This is your brain on pot: Neuroscientist studies long-term effects of medical marijuana

BELMONT — Staci Gruber vividly remembers her first hit of marijuana, back when she was in college. It made her so paranoid, she locked herself in a …

Stranger Things’ monster is terrifying. It’s also a distraction from the show’s true villains.

Critical focus on the show's 1980s homages comes at the cost of ignoring its larger sci-fi influences.<p>It’s safe to say that <i>Stranger Things</i>is the surprise sci-fi hit of the summer. In eight brief episodes, the Duffer brothers managed to craft a vision of 1980s Indiana that feels both familiar and …

Horror

A Columbia professor just nailed the simple reason we need to keep studying marijuana

Marijuana's official designation as a Schedule 1 drug— something with "no accepted medical use" — means it is pretty tough to study.<p>That can be frustrating to scientists who, regardless of their position on its legal status, almost uniformly agree that more rigorous scientific analyses of the drug …

Arrival is already a strong contender for the best science fiction film of 2016

It could redeem this summer’s weak slate of movies<p>In a year of high-profile science fiction blockbusters, Denis Villeneuve's <i>Arrival</i> could be a welcome breath of fresh air. The latest from the director of moody thrillers like <i>Sicario</i> and <i>Prisoners,</i> it follows a linguist (Amy Adams), who is tasked with …

Usain Bolt memes and tweets

Running away from the world<p>Usain Bolt has done it again. The Jamaican sensation just dusted the competition in the 100 meters for the third straight …

Usain Bolt

Awesome Art Picks: Stranger Things, Black Cat, Wonder Woman, and More

Each week we search and gather up the coolest comic book art you won't see in actual comics. The reason you won't is because professional artists often draw sketches for fun or commissions and post them on their websites, blogs, and Tumblrs. Some artists even arrange commissions through their sites …