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There's So Much Meaning Hidden in Sansa Stark's Fashion Evolution

We see what you did there, Game of Thrones.<p>Sansa Stark's style has changed as much as she has over the years—which is to say a <i>lot</i>. Here's how Sansa's style has changed and what these looks really ~mean~.

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9 burning (oh god it burns) questions we have after watching Game of Thrones season 7 episode 4

Well, it’s safe to say that was a pretty incendiary episode of Game of Thrones. After years of buildup, Daenerys finally unleashed one of her dragons …

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AI can predict if you'll die soon by examining your organs

When not stealing blue collar jobs, robots are becoming Dr. House, diagnosing maladies like breast and skin cancer with aplomb. Scientists at the University of Adelaide have pushed it to a morbid new level, however, with an AI system that can tell if you're going to die. By analyzing CT scans from …

Artificial Intelligence

What Euron's Bloody Defeat of Yara and Theon Means For Game of Thrones

It's the penultimate season of <b>Game of Thrones</b> and there are only seven episodes this season, so it makes sense that sh*t gets really real in episode two, "Stormborn." While the premiere and the beginning of this week's episode literally has Daenerys moving things into place like a chess game, …

Game of Thrones season 7: Is Arya Stark and Nymeria's reunion just a tease?

Showrunner D.B. Weiss revealed in the show's "Inside the Episode" segment that Arya's final words to Nymeria, "That's not you," was a reference to …

Princess Diana's 50 Most Iconic Fashion Moments

In honor of what would be her 56th birthday, a look back at her best outfits.<p>In honor of what would be her 56th birthday, a look back at her best outfits.

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Are You Ready for the AI Revolution and the Rise of Superintelligence?

We’ve come a long way as a whole over the past few centuries. Take a time machine back to 1750 and life would be very different indeed. There was no …

Top 20 Artificial Intelligence Books & Whitepapers to Read

Artificial intelligence is literally taking over how products are made, how some jobs are done, and how some lives are lived. It’s important that we …

Artificial Intelligence

These TED talks show why the future is awesome

Don’t fret about the seemingly constant stream of bad news. The future will be awesome! Here is proof.<p>With everything going on in the news over the …

Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of female orgasm

Scientists claims they have finally solved the mystery of the female orgasm and it is all to do with ovulation.<p>A study on mammal reproduction found orgasms help apes ovulate, but because it plays no part in the reproductive cycle of humans, it is a redundant evolutionary afterthought.<p>In many …

Do Men Or Women Have The Best Orgasms? Let Science Explain!

With the answer to every question just an iPhone away, it’s kind of fun and exciting that the female orgasm remains a mysterious pleasure boat even to this day, particularly in contrast to the male orgasm. It’s almost too perfect, how cut and dry it all is for men and how ambiguous it is for women. …

To This Day

Hooked From Page One: 10 Memorable Opening Lines

In his <i>Politics</i>, Aristotle declared that “Well begun is half done.” Certainly, one of the best ways an author can make sure we’ll stick with them till page 500 is to hook us with a devastating opening line. Some are so famous, it’s hard to remember what it felt like to read them for the first time — …

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Google Has A List Of The A.I. Behaviors That Would Scare It Most

And may scare you too<p>Google is one of the companies at the forefront of robotics and artificial intelligence research, and being in that position means they have the most to worry about. The idea of a robot takeover may still be an abstract, science fictional concept to us, but Google has actually …

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Gazing into the Future with Ray Kurzweil

You Can Also Listen On<p>About This Episode<p>Where is humanity going, and what will we be like when we get there? Do we really have less than 15 years …

Paradoxes

The Fermi Paradox and fear of the Great Filter

We know there are a ridiculous number of planets that could harbour life, which leads to a worrying question: where are all the aliens?<p>3.Fermi …

8 shocking predictions for life after 2020 from Google's genius futurist

He's so influential that Google hired him to lead its artificial intelligence efforts.<p>Kurzweil is known for making predictions, which are right about 86% of the time.<p>Here are some of his most promising (and terrifying) visions of the 2020s and beyond.

Singularity

8 Podcasts That Will Captivate Your Mind

A month ago, if you asked me what my favorite podcast was I would have paused awkwardly and asked, “What’s a podcast?” A lot has changed since …

Self-improvement

Ray Kurzweil: In The 2030s, Nanobots In Our Brains Will Make Us 'Godlike'

Futurist and inventor Ray Kurzweil predicts humans are going to develop emotions and characteristics of higher complexity as a result of connecting their brains to computers.<p>“We’re going to be funnier. We’re going to be sexier. We’re going to be better at expressing loving sentiment,” Kurzweil said …

Singularity

Nick Bostrom - The Simulation Argument (Full)

Game of Thrones Viewer's Guide

Enter the world of Game of Thrones with official maps of the Seven Kingdoms and interactive family trees that capture the rich backgrounds of the …

How the Navy SEALs Train for Leadership Excellence

Almost every world-class, high-performance organization takes training and education seriously. But Navy SEALs go uncomfortably beyond. They’re obsessive and obsessed. They are arguably the best in the world at what they do. Their dedication to relentless training and intensive preparation, …

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Big Think

Ray Kurzweil is singularly sure about The Singularity.<p>Over a year ago<p>Ray Kurzweil is the author of the recent book How to Create a Mind. The first …

2025 tech predictions both thrilling and scary

Marco della Cava | USA TODAY<p>SAN FRANCISCO – What does 2025 look like from a tech point of view?<p>We humans will be walking, running, sleeping data streams pumping out constantly updated metrics that will be both safeguarded and valuable.<p>We'll do our jobs with the assistance of artificial intelligence …

Artificial Intelligence

Top iPad games gone free

Every day at 00:01 PST, our exciting new algorithm searches iTunes’ nearly 2 million apps for the top iPad games just gone free that day. From the …

Here come the Sand Snakes

Sunday, April 12, is here finally. The grand gaping void that encapsulated lives like mine when the last episode of Season 4 of the HBO television …

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