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This Couple Went to Every National Park in America and Says These Are the Best

At these parks, you'll get scenery and experiences you won't find anywhere else.<p>Last year, former National Geographic travel photographer, Jonathan …

National Parks

Voyager Probes Are Still Making Amazing Discoveries

In August 2012, Voyager 1 went where no human-made object has gone before: it crossed the “heliopause,” the outermost edge of the Sun’s heliosphere, …

Astronomers Have Discovered an Unexpected Object Orbiting Our Galaxy

Surprise!<p>Scientists have discovered a hidden dwarf galaxy orbiting our own Milky Way - and it could change our understanding of how dark matter holds …

Tent jails, pink undies: Odd choices for New Arizona sheriff

PHOENIX (AP) — Sheriff Joe Arpaio grabbed headlines and became a national political figure with his unorthodox and divisive approach to policing — …

Immigration

Watch Dave Chappelle’s Saturday Night Live Monologue: “We’ve Elected an Internet Troll as Our President”

Dave Chappelle hosted <i>SNL</i> last night <i></i>and gave us the comic relief we needed. And also a few heartfelt thoughts about what a Trump presidency means for …

Quentin Tarantino's Directing Career Officially Has an Expiration Date

The filmmaker has confirmed he's retiring.<p>Few directors could accurately explain their retirement in the way Quentin Tarantino described his this week: "Drop the mic. Boom. Tell everybody, 'Match that shit,'" he said at the Adobe Max conference yesterday. For the last four years, Tarantino has been …

Kill Bill

FALSE: President Obama Demands 'Ribs and Pussy Too'

CLAIM<p>A video surfaced in October 2016 showing President Obama demanding "ribs and pussy." See Example( s )<p>EXAMPLES<p>Collected via Twitter, October …

Baby robot unveiled in Japan as number of childless couples grows

Palm-sized Kirobo Mini ‘wobbles a bit’, blinks and speaks with high-pitched voice in order to ‘invoke an emotional connection’<p>A baby robot designed to “invoke an emotional connection” has been unveiled in Japan, where plummeting birth rates have left many couples without children.<p>The Kirobo Mini …

Robotics

Coins From The Roman Empire Found In Ruins Of Japanese Castle

It's believed to be a first — and it certainly came as a surprise: Ancient Roman coins have been found in the ruins of a castle in Okinawa, Japan, that dates to the 12th and 15th centuries. The copper coins were found in 2013; X-ray analysis shows that they bear an image of Constantine the …

Archaeology

Facebook, Google, and Microsoft team up to pacify fears about AI

Along with Amazon and IBM<p>Five of the world’s largest technology companies have come together to shed light on the ongoing development of artificial intelligence. The entities involved are Facebook, Google and its DeepMind subsidiary, Amazon, Microsoft, and IBM, and the group's new nonprofit …

Alienware: VR rigs will become the new Wii thanks to laptops

Almost exactly seven years ago, Alienware joined the Tokyo Game Show for the first time to launch its redesigned machines since Dell's acquisition. This week, the American company is once again present there to launch the Alienware 17 and 15 laptops for Japan, with one of their main selling points …

Do no harm, don't discriminate: official guidance issued on robot ethics

Isaac Asimov gave us the basic rules of good robot behaviour: don’t harm humans, obey orders and protect yourself. Now the British Standards Institute has issued a more official version aimed at helping designers create ethically sound robots.<p>The document, BS8611 Robots and robotic devices, is …

Artificial Intelligence