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16 Physics-Defying Cats Who Have Schrödinger Rolling Over In His Grave

Microsoft apologizes after AI teen Tay misbehaves

Microsoft is taking part in an inevitable parenting tradition: apologizing for its jerk kid.<p>On Friday, the Redmond, Washington, company took responsibility for a string of racist and sexist tweets sent by Tay, the artificial-intelligence chatbot that is the offspring of Microsoft's research and …

Stripe Atlas makes it easy to set up a US business in days

At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona today Stripe co-founder and CEO, Patrick Collision, announced Stripe Atlas. The new service aims to make it easier to incorporate a business anywhere in the world.<p>Atlas helps incorporate a U.S. Delaware company, open a US bank account with Silicon Valley bank, …

These are the 11 countries with the safest banks in the world

One of those is the perceived safeness of banks.<p>WEF used its executive opinion survey to ask "in general, how do you perceive the soundness of banks?"<p>So the measure isn't based on any objective economic or accounting measure, but rather by the perceptions of the population. The countries are ranked …

Banking Crisis

Quantum Suicide: How to Prove the Multiverse Exists, in the Most Violent Way Possible

Quantum mechanics says objective reality doesn't exist, that instead all we see are probabilities collapsing into one particular configuration... and …

Quantum Physics

Elon Musk just made an incredibly important point about solar energy

Visionaries like Elon Musk know how underrated solar power is.<p>In an interview on December 15 at the American Geophysical Union meeting, Musk mentioned that if we covered just a corner of Utah or Nevada with solar panels, we could power the entire US, as Nature News' Lauren Morello reported.<p>This …

Solar Power

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

World Cup<p>Everything from the golazos to the howlers. Updated daily.<p>By Tom Philip3 days agoView More<p>Beach<p>'Tis the season.<p>By Marian BullJuly 25, …

How Volvo Plans To End All Traffic Fatalities By 2020

The XC90 SUV is crown jewel of Volvo's audacious pledge<p>It’s hard to get excited about safety. But Volvo’s new XC90 SUV is so packed with life-saving technology, it’s an exception. The car has a number of radar sensors and camera monitors used by its crash-avoidance software to keep passengers safe. …

Art Director Illustrates the "2 Kinds of People"

Take a look and let us know which category you fall into, if any at all.<p>Lisbon-based art director inoffensive (the same person behind Kim Jong-Il …

World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque

Gallery: World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque<p>Gallery: World's first robot chef wants to make you crab bisque<p>+ 3<p>+ 2<p>+ 1<p>Like John …

Graphene Is The World's Most Amazing Material, And Now We Have A Simple Way To Make It

Graphene just might be the world's most incredible material. A honeycomb-like sheet of pure carbon only one atom thick, it's one million times thinner than a human hair and yet 200 times stronger than steel. It's also an excellent conductor of heat and electricity and is stretchable, flexible, …

Graphene

What the Apple iPhone Will be Like in 10 Years

What new technologies will literally change the face of the Apple iPhone in 10 years? How should it properly evolve? I'm putting on my futurist hat. …

Geeksphone Is Getting Into Wearables — With A Sex Tracker

Spanish smartphone maker Geeksphone, perhaps best know for its partnership with Silent Circle over the pro-privacy Android fork Blackphone, is expanding from handsets into fitness wearables.<p>The company has today teased a forthcoming fitness tracker bracelet (its first such device), called GeeksMe, …

Sony tests the waters for self-driving cars with a small investment

Apple and Google aren't the only tech giants exploring the brave new world of self-driving cars. <i>Financial Times</i> tipsters report that Sony has invested roughly $842,000 into ZMP, a Japanese autonomous vehicle startup. While it's a small start, Sony apparently has big plans -- it wants to combine its …

Grind and brew the perfect coffee from your smart device

The free iOS and Android apps provide a host of other features including notifications when the machine it needs more water or when it's running low …

'ControlAir' App Brings Finger Gesture Controls to Mac

Earlier this week, gesture recognition technology company eyeSight introduced <i>ControlAir</i>, an app that uses a Mac's camera to read finger-based movements, allowing users to control various media applications without needing to physically interact with their computers.<p>The app, which is free to …

Apps

Elon Musk video of SpaceX Falcon 9 rocket crash landing

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1138000/1138749_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1532760484_8504af9d50c4ed789b80c10c68a9dfa6<p>The inventor and entrepreneur Elon Musk has shared video footage of the moment his rocket crashed into a floating sea platform.<p>The …

SpaceX

CES 2015: 25 new products and technologies worth talking about

From battery-swapping scooters and people-sensing drones to action cams, virtual reality headsets and smart beds for kids<p>In many ways, this year’s CES technology show in Las Vegas is business as usual. Devices are getting thinner, a new acronym is spawned every minute, and every company is …

CES

Flexible Spinal Implants Put Paralyzed Rats Back on Their Feet

Researchers have created an ultra-flexible brain implant that may help restore injured spinal cords and nervous systems without inflammation or infection. "E-dura," named after the <i>dura mater</i> protective layer of the brain and spinal cord, is composed of soft silicone, with gold wiring laid down in a …

CES 2015: Kensington Announces 'KeyFolio Thin X3 Plus' Battery Case for iPad Air 2

Following on the heels of a recent announcement for its next-generation mobile security lock, security-focused accessory manufacturer Kensington also announced a new line of iPad cases for the iPad Air 2, called the KeyFolio Thin X3 Plus.<p>Building on Kensington's similarly-titled products for the …

Ford Has Big Plans For Autonomous Cars And The Future Of Driving

At its CES keynote today, Ford announced its Smart Mobility initiative, a set of 25 experiments ranging from big data analytics to a car swap service that let you swap your Mustang in for a minivan for the weekend. The company also talked about its plans for autonomous cars.<p>Ford CEO Mark Fields …

Watch all of Mercedes-Benz's CES 2015 press conference in 6 minutes

The F 015 Luxury in Motion is Mercedes-Benz's vision for the car of the future. It's a self-driving comfort zone that's designed to give you time to rest between moving to and fro. In theory, of course — it's a concept car, not retail, that demonstrates the future. And that future is really …

CES

Seven must-have tools for entrepreneurs in 2015

BUZZSUMO<p>My marketing department at Boughtonlaw is a big fan of BuzzSumo, an application that they use to optimize their content marketing strategy. Buzzsumo shows the most shared articles, infographics and videos about a particular topic. You can see at first glance what content is working well in …

Review: Automatic, a Simple, Smart Driving Assistant for Willing Drivers

Can this little device help you save money on gas?<p><i>You’re driving too fast! You’re braking too hard! Slow your roll, woman!</i><p>For the past several weeks, I’ve heard little reminders that I’m being a little too aggressive behind the wheel, but they weren’t coming from a back-seat driver. Instead, they …

The Fix - Make any gloves work with touchscreens

Talking of great note-taking apps, Gorillized’s Outline has gone FREE on iPad in the last several hours, as part of the third-party ran “App of the Day HD” App Store promotion. Outline is a powerful, full featured note-taker, perfect for students, teachers, physicians, lawyers, executives and everyone who needs to sketch ideas, organize notes, annotate […]

Talking of great note-taking apps, <i>Gorillized’s</i> Outline has gone <b>FREE on iPad</b> in the last several hours, as part of the third-party ran <i>“App of the Day</i> …

Workflow pushes the limits of how powerful iOS can be

These 22 Photos Perfectly Combine Classic Movie Scenes With Real Life

Totally, completely brilliant.<p><b>At one point or another,</b> you've probably daydreamed what would happen if your favorite movie character or celebrity popped up in your daily life. Thanks to France-based teacher and amateur photographer François Dourlen, you now can imagine what it might look like …

A Man Selling His Koala Makes the Best Craigslist Post Ever

More Funny Craigslist?<p>If you've enjoyed this Craigslist post of a man trying to sell his Koala, you might like our other funny Craigslist memes. …

The MythBusters take on Corning’s Gorilla Glass to see how it stacks up against the regular stuff (video)

The displays on most smartphones these days, including the iPhone, are made using Gorilla Glass from Corning, Inc., which is stronger and lighter than regular glass. Just how much stronger and lighter, exactly, is a question that was put to the test by MythBusters Adam Savage and Jamie Hyneman as …