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Elon Musk’s gruesome prediction about flying cars

The billionaire businessman has once again expressed his dislike for the concept vehicles, slamming them as dangerous, reports <i>The Sun</i>.<p>Musk made his …

Elon Musk

How the Enlightenment Ends

Philosophically, intellectually—in every way—human society is unprepared for the rise of artificial intelligence.<p>Three years ago, at a conference on transatlantic issues, the subject of artificial intelligence appeared on the agenda. I was on the verge of skipping that session—it lay outside my …

Artificial Intelligence

Samantha Bee Rips Female Journalists for Defending ‘Completely Evil’ Sarah Huckabee Sanders

The ‘Full Frontal’ host defended Michelle Wolf and called out her critics for practicing the opposite of feminism.<p>After <i>New York Times</i> reporter Maggie …

Sympathy for the ‘Incel’

A young man like Jack Peterson, a self-described ‘incel,’ seems not so much a product of toxic masculinity as a failure of masculinity itself.<p>If you …

Neil deGrasse Tyson Reveals The Scientific Mystery That Keeps Him Up At Night

Celebrity scientist Neil deGrasse Tyson might seem like he knows everything there is to know about the universe. But there's a lingering scientific …

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Why even atheists should be praying for Pope Francis

That Obama poster on the wall, promising hope and change, is looking a little faded now. The disappointments, whether over drone warfare or a botched rollout of healthcare reform, have left the world's liberals and progressives searching for a new pin-up to take the US president's place. As it …

Double Nobel Prize winning biochemist Fred Sanger dies at 95 | Reuters

LONDON (Reuters) - Fred Sanger, a double Nobel Prize-winning British biochemist who pioneered research into the human genome, has died at the age of 95, the University of Cambridge said on Wednesday.<p>Fred Sanger, a double Nobel Prize-winning British biochemist is seen in this picture provided by …

New docs hint at what Harper knew about Duffy cheque

Josh Wingrove in Ottawa joins Hannah Sung to discuss the RCMP's allegations that the prime minister's former chief-of-staff Nigel Wright broke the law by writing a $90,000 personal cheque to Senator Mike Duffy. What the RCMP investigation shows about Stephen Harper's knowledge of this cheque

Google's crowdsourced traffic app, Waze, launches for Windows Phone

While Instagram was the big news item of the day, Windows Phone 8 users can also look forward to using Waze, Google’s recently-purchased crowdsourced …

Hugh Segal decries 'zero legislative accountability' on spy activities

OTTAWA – Conservative Sen. Hugh Segal says it’s “deeply problematic” that Canada lacks a full-fledged national security committee of parliamentarians …

Edinburgh forum says putting value on nature could save it

<b>Business leaders and environmentalists say putting an economic value on nature could be the best way to save it.</b><p>Scottish First Minister Alex Salmond will be among those speaking at the first World Forum on Natural Capital in Edinburgh later.<p>The event has been organised by the Scottish Wildlife …

DNA pioneer Frederick Sanger dies aged 95

The British scientist who helped work out how to sequence DNA and paved the way for the modern revolution in the understanding of genetics, has died. Frederick Sanger, a biochemist who worked at the Medical Research Council's Laboratory of Molecular Biology in Cambridge until his retirement in …