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Finding Solace in Defeat by Artificial Intelligence - MIT Technology Review

Fan Hui, the European Go champion, needed some fresh air. “I don’t understand myself anymore.”<p>Hui was the first professional Go player to face …

Artificial Intelligence

We May Have Uncovered the First Ever Evidence of the Multiverse

Too Cold<p>For years, scientists have been baffled by a weird anomaly far away in space: a mysterious “Cold Spot” about 1.8 billion light-years across. …

Universe

Astronaut snaps unreal sunset spacecraft photo

A cargo ship on approach to the space station stars in a gorgeous sunset image that looks like a sci-fi movie still.<p>The Orbital ATK Cygnus spacecraft arrived at the International Space Station on a routine resupply mission on Saturday, but a spectacular image of its approach is anything but …

Space Exploration

This anti-inflammatory food pyramid will help you build the ultimate healthy diet

Inflammation is right up there with sugar in terms of scary wellness words. You’ve probably heard the laundry list of ailments it’s tied to: acne, …

These 10 Foods Are Surprisingly High in Protein

We're told to eat plenty of Greek yogurt and chicken breasts to get good protein, but the truth is that protein is found in nearly every food we eat …

Healthy Eating

The One Thing You Should Eat To Speed Up Your Metabolism All Weekend, According To Dr. Oz

Usually, weekends are for cheat meals but do you really want to ruin all the progress you made during the week? Or maybe you want to kick start your …

Nanotech

Achar Is the Indian Condiment You've Been Missing Out On

Every culture has a catchall condiment—that one sauce you can put on literally anything and it will taste great (think: hoisin, <i>harissa</i>, <i>pebre</i>). For …

The Advocate Releases Its 100 Essential NOLA Restaurants

• Ian McNulty over at the <i>Advocate</i> has released his “The Essential 100” — his 100 must-visit restaurants in New Orleans. McNulty explains in his intro that the list is very subjective, and tries to get ahead of any criticism: “Not all of your favorite restaurants are here,” he writes. “Not all of mine …

Food

The FCC’s plan to kill net neutrality will also kill internet privacy

The FTC probably can’t do what Ajit Pai is promising it can<p>After Congress repealed the FCC’s broadband privacy rules two weeks ago, new FCC chairman Ajit Pai promised the American people that he would ensure that the personal information they give to their ISPs would continue to be protected. Pai …

Net Neutrality

Big Week For Tesla Model 3: 'Simpler, Smaller' And 'Tweaked'

The Model 3 has arrived. At least in the minds of some investors.<p>This past week was a big one for the stock, ending above $300 for the first time and driving the market cap to Ford-topping heights. Which also prompted CEO Elon Musk to troll the shorts.<p>Here are some of the highlights of this past …

Tesla

Researchers Discover That Laziness Is Actually Contagious

<i>This story was originally published on Gizmodo</i><p>Ooft, this is harsh. A new study shows people tend to unconsciously imitate the lazy attitudes of those …

Psychology

Chicken Chow Mein

Put the chicken thighs, 2 teaspoons oyster sauce, Shaoxing, black pepper, potato starch and five spice powder in a small bowl and mix well to …

20 date-night ideas to perk up your relationship

Rule number one: be imaginative. Challenge your fixed conceptions of what you might enjoy, and even what you might be capable of. A dinner for two at a local restaurant is all very well, but a dinner for two in total darkness might give you more to talk about. And attempting to escape together from …

A Mutated Gene Might Be Blocking You From a Good Night's Sleep

Scientists are one step closer to solving the mystery of why you just want more sleep.<p>If you can’t ever seem to nail a good night’s sleep, it might …

Biology

The full extent of Windows 10's data sharing is slightly alarming

Microsoft has repeatedly sworn that Windows 10 doesn't violate your privacy, but you've had to take its word on that when it hasn't outlined exactly what data it shares from your PC. At last, though, it's coming clean -- the company has started publishing a complete list of the diagnostic info it …

Privacy

Why Millions Will be Ditching Meat in Favor of Pea Protein in the Next 5 Years - One Green Planet

Where do you get your protein from? A few years from now, even the biggest meat-eater might answer “peas.” It’s no secret that Western culture is …

Green Living

I went to the world’s first avocado restaurant to see if it’s worth the hype

As I walk into The Avocado Show in Amsterdam for the first time, after months of anticipation (seriously, I’d been counting the days), I suddenly …

Food

Professor behind designated drivers takes on distracted ones

BOSTON (AP) — A Harvard University professor who introduced Americans to the concept of designated drivers to deter drunken driving is now taking on the deadly problem of motorists distracted by cellphones and other electronics.<p>Jay Winsten is consulting with federal and Massachusetts officials to …

Autonomous Cars

16 Cheat Sheets For If You're A Foodie But Also Lazy AF

Easy and foolproof.

Cooking

The Worst Foods To Eat Before Going On A Date, According To Nutritionists

If you're going on a date, you always want to look and feel your best. What you eat before your date can make a huge impact on your confidence, and …

The Healthiest Foods To Eat For Snacks, According To A Dietitian

Snacking can have detrimental effects on your health. Many unhealthy snacks, like chips and cheese puffs, are filled with fats, salt, and …

Neil deGrasse Tyson isn't riding SpaceX to Mars until Elon Musk answers this challenge

Neil deGrasse Tyson, the ever-witty astrophysicist who delivers the truth about space and science to the masses, held a Reddit AMA on Sunday, and it …

Inside knowledge: The maximum any one person can ever know

ARISTOTLE, of course, was the “last man to know everything” – everything useful to know about the world during his lifetime. No wait, it was Leonardo …

Quantum Physics is Bringing Our Wildest Sci-Fi Dreams to Life

Spooky Subatomic Space<p>Think of every amazing future technology you’ve seen or read about in science fiction, or imagined yourself. Big innovations …

Quantum Mechanics

These two Alexa-enabled smart thermostats cost way less than Google’s Nest

Remember how exciting it was when the first Nest Learning Thermostat came out? Holy moly it can adjust your temperature automatically based on your …

Maine Solar System Model

This massive solar system model is sprawled out across Maine's suburban wilderness.<p>Built by the University of Maine at Presque Isle and the space …

The Best Snacks To Speed Up Your Metabolism, According To A Dietitian

One of the worst things you can do to your metabolism is fasting. People think not eating will help you lose weight, but it actually messed with your …

You Have No Idea How Mysterious Whale Vaginas Are

Whale vaginas are an enigma.<p>That’s because research on cetacean genitalia (dolphins and whales are both cetaceans) is pretty biased towards …

Scientists Discover the Genes Responsible for Cannabis Flavor

You probably know the smell — sweet, pungent, perhaps even a little skunky. Discerning cannabis connoisseurs prize the unique flavors and aromas of …

Cannabis