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Google's New AI Head Is So Smart He Doesn't Need AI

Google’s heavy investment in artificial intelligence has helped the company’s software write music and beat humans at complex board games. What …

Artificial Intelligence

500 years later, scientists discover what probably killed the Aztecs

Within five years, 15 million people – 80% of the population – were wiped out in an epidemic named ‘cocoliztli’, meaning pestilence<p>In 1545 disaster struck Mexico’s Aztec nation when people started coming down with high fevers, headaches and bleeding from the eyes, mouth and nose. Death generally …

Mexico City

AI sex dolls are just around the corner

The sex doll industry is on the verge of greatness, in its own special way. Soon the <i>Stepford Wives</i> of science fiction will become real, thanks to the magic of AI.<p>Men will be able to create their perfect, subservient silicon partner that knows their hopes, dreams, fears, and fantasies. She’ll never …

Upcoming Metal Releases 8/6/2017-8/12/2017

All the metal (and otherwise) fit to spin from 8/6-8/12/2017. Continue reading…<br>This is a content summary only. Click on the story to read the whole …

Death Metal

Don’t even pretend you already knew all 10 of these hidden iPhone tricks

Apple’s iOS platform has a wonderfully simple and intuitive UX, but the platform continues to grow more and more complex with each passing year. The …

One of the world's most powerful nations is standing in the way of subduing North Korea

"China has been part of the problem rather than part of the solution to the North Korean nuclear problem," Bruce Klingner, senior research fellow of Northeast Asia at the Heritage Foundation, told Business Insider.<p>"They have acted like North Korea's lawyer at the UN Security Council by obstructing …

North Korea

5 Great Sci-Fi Books To Share With Your Kids

Are you a geeky parent who dreams of passing on your passions to your child? You’ll want to start them young. Sure there are plenty of adorable baby …

Scientists grew a bunch of vegetables in 'Martian' soil — and they're about to taste them

As you set up camp on the Red Planet, boldly stepping where no earthling has stepped before, you find yourself asking that age old question: What's for dinner?<p>Lots of veggies, it turns out. At least, that's the plan.<p>On Thursday, researchers from Wageningen University in the Netherlands announced …

Mars

The case for black holes being nothing but holograms just got even stronger

We can't see them because not even light can escape their gravitational pull, we have no idea what they're made of, and where does everything inside go once a black hole dies?<p>Physicists can't even agree on whether black holes are massive, three-dimensional behemoths, or just two-dimensional …

Physics

The Biggest Question About The Beginning Of The Universe

Our Universe is expanding, getting less dense and cooling today, teaching us that it was hotter and denser in the distant past. If we extrapolate backwards in time, we can reach epochs where:<p>gravitation hadn’t yet had time to collapse matter into clusters, galaxies or even stars,<br>• the temperature of …

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Rey Is a Palpatine. Here's Why

<b>Warning: Major plot spoilers for Star Wars: The Force Awakens ahead.</b><p>People know me as that food nerd, but I was a Star Wars nerd long before I ever even picked up a knife. Like other SW fans, I've spent a great deal of time pondering Rey's origins, watching, re-watching, and re-watching <i>The Force</i> …

Why Doesn't A Spacecraft Also Heat Up During Launch?

Could the heat that a spacecraft has to endure during re-entry also happen during launch?<p>In principle, it’s the same atmosphere, and if the conditions were the same between launch and landing, you’d certainly expect there to be the same heating on the spacecraft in both cases. However, there are a …

Are Cosmologists Fooling Themselves About The Big Bang, Dark Matter And More?

Richard Feynman once said of the scientific process, “The first principle is that you must not fool yourself — and you are the easiest person to fool.” The idea that scientists might be fooling themselves (whether out of ignorance or in order to preserve their jobs) is a common accusation made by …

Dark Matter

The return of Star Wars: an evil empire in Jedi clothing?

Next month sees the eagerly awaited seventh coming of Star Wars with The Force Awakens. A good moment to examine the apparently timeless mass appeal of this huge franchise. What does it tell us about ourselves?<p>• 1997: when Star Wars hit the UK – in pictures<p>A long time ago, when everyone else was …

This Cosmologist May Have Found Evidence of a Parallel Universe

Scientists have examined a great cosmic glow in the sky, and at least one cosmologist at the California Institute of Technology thinks he has found …

Universe

The Origins of Religion: How Supernatural Beliefs Evolved

Many Catholics reveled in the pope's whirlwind visit to the East Coast of the United States last month. But as the devout return to life as usual, …