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Hawking, Musk Warn Of ‘Virtually Inevitable’ AI Arms Race

Stephen Hawking, Elon Musk and over 1,000 AI and robotics researchers have signed a letter suggesting a ban on AI warfare, warning of the potential for rampant destruction at the hands of “autonomous weaponry.”<p>The letter, which was presented Monday at the International Joint Conference on …

The Legacy of Lucille: The Surprising Story Behind B.B. King’s Guitar

Eric Clapton had “Blackie” and “Brownie”; Willie Nelson has “Trigger”; Keith Richards, “Micawber.” But before all of them, B.B. King had …

Remembering B.B. King, 1925-2015

The news that B.B. King died Thursday night at 89 wasn’t surprising. Once one of the busiest live performers in popular music, King canceled eight …

Lucille Is Silent: B. B. King Dies at 89

The guitar made so famous by B. B. King is now silent. Like King himself, how the guitar first got its name is a complicated story. Not yet 25, King …

Guitar Legend B.B. King Dies at Age 89

The great blues guitarist and singer B.B. King died Thursday night in Las Vegas at age 89, the AP and CNN reported. Born Riley B. King in …

Are We Ever Going To Develop Faster-Than-Light Travel?

'Walking Dead' star goes on bizarre subway rant

Former <i>The Walking Dead</i> star Chad L. Coleman had a rough Friday. As seen in a video posted on YouTube (below), the actor had what appeared to be a …

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MIT Invention Turns Salt Water Into Drinking Water Using Solar Power

It could help farmers in developing countries<p>From plants to people, every living thing on this planet needs water. But getting enough to survive, and survive comfortably, that can be a little tricky. Just look at the furor around California's new water restrictions. If a state as wealthy as …

S An Ancient Society Responsible For Building The Temples Of Egypt And The Incas?

A theory has arisen suggesting that ancient cultures well known in histories such as the Egyptians and Greeks may have been heavily influenced by an …

Liquid engineering: Meet the man who builds houses with water

<b>(CNN) —</b> Would you build a house with water?<p>Hungarian architect Matyas Gutai believes that water is the perfect material for keeping a house at a comfortable temperature.<p>And while that doesn't mean that he can do away with traditional materials like bricks, cement, and plaster, his system promotes a …

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Playful Photo Booth Portraits Showcase Adoptable Dogs’ Sweet Personalities

There's no shortage of pets that need a good home, but how do you best show people that their new pal is waiting for them at the shelter? The Humane Society of Utah has an ingenious way of enticing potential owners to adopt homeless dogs. Photographer Guinnevere Shuster captured the pups' colorful …

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Waka Flocka Flame on racist rant: 'I was disgusted'

CNN's Brianna Keilar speaks with rapper Waka Flocka Flame who canceled his scheduled performance at SAE fraternity at the University of Oklahoma.

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100 years of New York City from above

A century of photos showing New York City from the skies.

11 Designs for Organizing with Shelves

Large shelving systems along a wall are great for storage, but there's not always space for such a system. In these situations, a smaller …

A Designer's War on Misleading Parking Signs

When Nikki Sylianteng got a $95 parking ticket last winter, she realized that she was dealing with much more than a fine: she was dealing with a …

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Read all about it! Kobo and G Adventures Reading List: Antarctica

Kobo and G Adventures have taken readers around the world and back again with our monthly reading lists. We’ve visited nearly every continent, and …