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4 Mind-Blowing Ways Facebook Uses Artificial Intelligence

After writing several articles intended to act as basic introductions to Artificial Intelligence such as Machine Learning and Deep Learning, I thought it would be good to look at some examples of how they are being used in practice.<p>Facebook builds its business by learning about its users and …

Machine Learning

Golden Globes 2017: Film Surprises and Snubs

Perhaps only in the world of the Golden Globes would “La La Land,” critical darling and a front-runner in the awards race, face off for best musical or comedy against “Deadpool,” which is about a neurotic, motor-mouthed superhero. Or would the fashion designer-turned-director Tom Ford beat out …

Golden Globes

What programming language should you learn first?

Which programming language should you learn first? ʇdıɹɔsɐʌɐɾ :ɹǝʍsuɐ<p>Most people’s journey toward learning to program starts with a single late-night …

How Google's self-driving car project rose from a crazy idea to a top contender in the race toward a driverless future

Now, it's seven years later, and Google's test cars have driven two million miles in four cities around the nation and have learned everything from how to honk politely to how to sense cyclists and pedestrians.<p>But Google has also failed to commercialize its cars so far — falling behind competitors …

Batfleck begins: Ben Affleck 'has written his own Batman movie'

Hollywood A-lister has won guarded praise for his turn as Gotham’s dark knight in Batman v Superman: Dawn of Justice, and looks set to continue in the role<p>Ben Affleck has written his own Batman movie, but is only currently contracted to play the caped crusader in two forthcoming Justice League …

Ben Affleck

Best Video Game Black Friday and Cyber Monday Deals 2015

Black Friday and Cyber Monday deals have begun! While we have plenty of comprehensive lists broken down by both retailers and indvidual consoles, if you want a quick look at some of the best deals we've been able to find on games and consoles, check out our lists below.<p>We expect more discounts to …

Toys "R" Us

Walmart’s Black Friday deals include $249 Wii U, Xbox with a gift card and cheap games

Stores open on Thanksgiving at 6 p.m.<p>The Walmart Black Friday ad is now online, and the leaked circular shows off some quality deals for the holiday season. Walmart will open its doors at 6 p.m. Thursday, Nov. 26, and here's a sampling of what you can grab on the cheap:<p>CONSOLE BUNDLES<p>A $299</i> …

The biggest mistake in 'The Martian' is absolutely critical to the movie's plot

Darren Weaver<p>In the opening scene of 'The Martian,' a sci-fi thriller movie lauded for its realism, a colossal dust storm threatens to tip over the …

Storms

Why Deadpool is the Internet's favorite superhero

20th Century Fox<p>Deadpool is the new black.<p>The forthcoming movie starring the Marvel Comics antihero is quite unlike any other superhero film we've …

Comics

This Amazing Hoodie Is like a Swiss Army Knife You Can Wear

As air travel gets increasingly cramped and passengers grow crankier by the minute, it can really put a damper on your travel plans. A simple Kickstarter project is about to change your travel game for the better. Its concept is so popular, it has become the single most-funded clothing project in …

'Jurassic World' is now the third highest-grossing movie of all time

"Jurassic World" has now surpassed "The Avengers" to become the third highest-grossing movie of all time.<p>We first saw this on The Wrap.<p>Since its release in June, Universal's "Jurassic World" has grossed an incredible $1.52 billion worldwide.<p>Over $612 million of that has been stateside.<p>2012's "The …

Ant-Man

Big superhero-movie fun comes in a small package, courtesy of Paul Rudd and company<p>The latest film franchise culled from Marvel's comic-book universe …

Marvel Universe

11 tips to make you a Netflix master

Everyone loves Netflix. For $7.99 each month, it puts many of our favorite shows and movies at our fingertips and on nearly all of our devices 24/7.<p>And with its growing collection of original programming ("House of Cards," "Orange is the New Black," "Marvel's Daredevil," and more), Netflix keeps …

Japan's huge sex problem is setting up a 'demographic time bomb' for the country

The Japanese press has taken to calling it <i>sekkusu shinai shokogun:</i> celibacy syndrome.<p>Basically, the country just isn't that interested in sex — and it could have huge effects beyond its borders.<p>The most recent evidence comes in a survey by the Japan Family Planning Association, reported on in the …

17 Foods That Aren't Worth Making At Home

Once upon a time, if there were a food you wanted to eat, you had to make it yourself. In some parts of America, this wasn't so long ago -- if you lived in the Texas Hill Country in the 1920s, for example, you probably baked all your own bread and cooked all your own food. There are still plenty of …

13 Beverages You Should Never, Ever Drink

*SPITS.*<p>Everyone knows the healthiest thing you can drink is water. But other drinks (ahem, Frappuccinos) that are terribly tempting are also terrible for your health. While moderation is the key to enjoying almost all delicious things, registered dietitian Isabel Smith says these drinks are worth …

13 of the most ball-droppingly awkward Wimbledon tennis fails

LONDON — Let's admit it: whenever there's a lull in a tennis match, we all secretly start hoping that a ball boy will fall over.<p>This doesn't make us …

Tennis

N.Y. Prison Escapee David Sweat Tells Officials Plan Was to Go to Mexico

Two New York convicts planned to go to Mexico after breaking out of their maximum-security prison, Gov. Andrew Cuomo said Monday.<p>But the men had to improvise and head north toward Canada instead when their getaway driver got cold feet.<p>Richard Matt was shot and killed by law enforcement last Friday. …

Crime

China arrests smugglers trying to sell frozen meat from the 1970s

In the latest food scandal to hit China, authorities have seized almost half a billion dollars worth of smuggled frozen meat, some of more than 40 years old. According to the state-run China Daily, customs officials have confiscated over 100,000 tonnes (110,000 tons) of chicken wings, beef, and …

China

THE WALKING DEAD Season 6 Banner and San Diego Comic-Con Info!

Prison Seamstress Smuggled Escape Tools to Killers in Raw Meat: Prosecutor

A New York prison seamstress helped two inmates escape by smuggling tools into prison inside of ground beef, a local prosecutor told NBC News Tuesday.<p>Clinton County District Attorney Andrew Wylie, whose office is prosecuting the escape plot of Richard Matt and David Sweat, said the prison tailor …

Crime