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Thousands of scientists pledge not to help build killer AI robots

For many researchers, giving machines the decision over who lives and dies crosses a moral line.<p>Thousands of scientists who specialise in artificial intelligence (AI) have declared that they will not participate in the development or manufacture of robots that can identify and attack people without …

Artificial Intelligence

The most beautiful vacation spot in every state

1/<p>ALABAMA: Little River Canyon<p>Rob Hainer/Shutterstock<p>The Little River Canyon provides gorgeous views as well as recreational activities for visitors, …

National Parks

Neutrino that struck Antarctica traced to galaxy 3.7bn light years away

A mysterious, ghostly particle that slammed into Earth and lit up sensors buried deep beneath the south pole has been traced back to a distant galaxy that harbours an enormous spinning black hole.<p>Astronomers detected the high-energy neutrino, a kind of subatomic particle, when it tore into the …

Physics

5,300 Years Ago, Ötzi the Iceman Died. Now We Know His Last Meal.

Science & Innovation<p>It took 20 years to find his stomach. Now researchers know what was inside—in excruciating detail.<p>Ötzi the Iceman's stomach wasn't where it was supposed to be. The misplaced organ eluded researchers for some 20 years. But in 2009, while looking at new radiographic scans, they …

Anthropology

No single birthplace of mankind, say scientists

The origins of our species have long been traced to east Africa, where the world’s oldest undisputed <i>Homo sapiens</i> fossils were discovered. About 300,000 years ago, the story went, a group of primitive humans there underwent a series of genetic and cultural shifts that set them on a unique …

East Africa

10 bad habits that might actually mean you’re smarter than you think

What habits come to mind when you think of your bad habits? Is it frequent Netflix binges that keep you looking less than bright-eyed in the …

Corporate Culture

13 Reasons to Believe Aliens Are Real

<b>In the good old days,</b> the arrival of UFOs on the front page of America’s paper of record might have seemed like a loose-thread tear right through the …

Paranormal

Minneapolis Cops Secretly Used ‘Date Rape Drug’ on Suspects for Years: Report

Veterinarians use it as an animal tranquilizer because it induces a temporary-paralysis-like state of euphoria. Predators have slipped it into the …

Justice

Red Dead Redemption 2: Release Info, John Marston, And Everything We Know So Far

Rockstar Games' follow-up to the seminal Red Dead Redemption is fast approaching. Set 12 years before the events of the original game, Red Dead Redemption II will explore an expansive region of the American wilderness, with Dutch Van der Linde's gang on the run from lawmen during the last years of …

New antibiotic found in tobacco flowers tears into superbugs

The world is in desperate need of new antibiotics, as bacteria continue to evolve and develop resistance to the ones we have. Now, researchers at La …

Amazon site awash with counterfeit goods despite crackdown

Amazon is rife with potentially dangerous counterfeits and other knockoff goods despite years of attempts to crackdown on mis-selling on its platform, a Guardian investigation can reveal.<p>The global internet giant, which this week revealed that its daily revenues had hit a record $550m (£400m) a …

eCommerce

Horrifying Details Emerge About Alleged Sex-Cult Recruiter Allison Mack at Bail Hearing

‘Slaves’ in the NXIVM cult were allegedly forced to starve themselves, not remove their pubic hair, not masturbate, and were directed by Mack to have …

Todd Howard Won't Even Tell His Son Anything About The Elder Scrolls VI

If you were working on one of the most anticipated video games in the world, would you tell your children about it? That’s a parenting challenge most …

Gaming Industry

What would happen if humans tried to land on Jupiter

A special thanks to Kunio Sayanagi at Hampton University, for his help with this video.<p>The best way to explore a new world is to land on it. That's why humans have sent spacecraft to the Moon, Venus, Mars, Saturn's moon, Titan, and more.<p>But there are a few places in the solar system we will never …

These are the 25 most powerful militaries in the world — and there's a clear winner

President Donald Trump has emphasized military might during his first year in office, but the US is not the only country seeking to expand its battlefield capacities. Between 2012 and 2016, more weapons were delivered than during any five-year period since 1990.<p>Arms sales indicate who is beefing up …

Military

On 'Day Zero,' Cape Town will run out of water. It's not the only city at risk.

Officials in Cape Town, South Africa, recently announced that the city will run out of water, perhaps as soon as April. On “Day Zero,” Cape Town will turn off the taps, leaving some 4 million people without basic access to water. Residents are bracing for the worst, with many fearing a breakdown in …

Cape Town

The Next Big Volcano Could Briefly Cool Earth. NASA Wants to Be Ready.

A quarter-century ago, Pinatubo, a volcano in the Philippines, blew its top in a big way: It spewed a cubic mile of rock and ash and 20 million tons of sulfur dioxide gas into the atmosphere. The gas spread around the world and combined with water vapor to make aerosols, tiny droplets that …

16 Windows 10 tricks you'll wish you knew sooner

In homes and offices across America, you can’t throw a stone without hitting a Windows PC. You’ll find Microsoft running on monitors in almost every school and library, in businesses big and small, and in living rooms, bedrooms, and dorms from coast to coast.<p>Windows is so commonplace, many of us …

Forget Ebola, Sars and Zika: ticks are the next global health threat

Since the beginning of our species we have been at war. It’s a continuous, neverending fight against the smallest of adversaries: armies of pathogens and parasites. As we have developed new ways to survive and stop them, they have evolved ever more complex and ingenious methods to thwart our …

Disease

This Is How Long You'd Survive On Every Planet in the Solar System

<i>Our editors delve into Curiosity's top stories every day on a podcast that's shorter than your commute. Click here to listen and learn — in just a</i> …

Astronomy

New Co-Op Game Lets You Play With A Friend Who Doesn't Own It

A Way Out, the intriguing-looking indie game from Brothers developer and Swedish filmmaker Josef Fares, will launch on March 23, 2018, publisher EA announced tonight during The Game Awards. Not only was the release date revealed, but EA also revealed a unique promotion where you can play the game …

Teen’s plastic surgery to look like Angelina Jolie goes very wrong

An Iranian woman has gone viral after claiming she’s had 50 surgeries in a bid to look like her idol Angelina Jolie.<p>Sahar Tabar claims to be one of …

A Lobster Was Found With a 'Pepsi Logo' on Its Claw and People Are Wondering How it Got There

A lobster has been found off Canada’s New Brunswick with what appears to be a Pepsi logo imprinted on its claw.<p>The crustacean caught the eye of …

Canada

The Movies That Scared the Shit Out of Us

We’ve all had a movie that’s scared us to death. You may hate horror films, but chances are you had to watch at least one to discover you dislike …

Video Shows off Kingdom Come Deliverance PS4 Combat

Latest Video Shows off Combat System in Kingdom Come: Deliverance<p>October 26, 2017Written by Anthony Nash<p>We’re still pretty far out from the release …

Gaming Industry

The future of Destiny 2 may be found in Warframe

Yes, THAT Warframe<p><i>Warframe</i> was panned by critics and played by few people when it was released in early 2013. But Digital Extremes constantly updated and improved its free-to-play loot shooter. It grew with time, becoming one of the most consistently popular games on Steam. It’s in the top 10 most …

Who betrayed Anne Frank? New probe launched by ex-FBI agent

<b>(CNN) —</b> A new investigation into the circumstances surrounding the discovery of Anne Frank's hiding place in Nazi-occupied Amsterdam, which eventually led to her death, has been launched by a retired FBI agent.<p>Led by Vince Pankoke, who formerly worked with the FBI to track Colombian drug cartels, …

Artificial Intelligence

A Fateful Hunt for a Buried Stash of the Greatest LSD Ever Made

In the 1970s, a quiet pocket of rural Wales became the psychedelic hub of the world. We went back in search of the chemists, dealers, and thousands of hidden blotters.<p>Two months ago, I was standing in a pub in south London on a Saturday afternoon, having a conversation with a photographer. While …

Weatherman tries to pull off stealthy fart on live TV—and totally fails

Sometimes you just can’t hold it in. In those moments, it’s best to just fart as unobtrusively as possible and move on with whatever you were doing …

The Beginner's Guide to Reddit

In 2005, two recent college graduates launched a website with a simple idea: they would let the online community decide what was newsworthy and what …