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Nigerian student builds fully functional artificial intelligence robot in Sri Lanka

A twenty-four year old Nigerian, Bobai Ephraim Kato, has built a fully functional artificial intelligence robot for his final year project at the …

Nvidia launches latest high-end 3D graphics chip for gaming laptops

Nvidia is launching its new high-end 3D graphics chip for gaming laptops today. The Nvidia GeForce GTX 980 graphics processing unit is targeted at laptop gamers, but it has the performance of traditional desktop gaming PCs, according to the company.<p>The new chip has features such as an ability to …

Trouble Sleeping? Here’s How I Learned To Fall Asleep In Under 1 Minute Every Night - Michael Andrew Arata, MD

For a long time, I had a hard time sleeping. We can chock it up to bad food late at night, too many screens before bed, and stress. I found it …

Creative Man Builds a Feline Feeding Machine That Requires His Cat to Hunt for His Dinner

Ben Millam, a man who describes himself as an “aspiring geek” built an amazing feline feeding machine that requires his cat Monkey to hunt for …

Artificial intelligence decodes Islamic State strategy

<b>Researchers in the US have used artificial intelligence to better understand the military strategy of Islamic State extremists.</b><p>Analysis established a causal link between air strikes and roadside bomb attacks as well as a connection with the jihadists' use of military tactics.<p>The algorithmic system …

Surreal Hybrid Drawings Bloom and Burst Across Sketchbook Pages

Self-taught artist and graphic designer Joseph Catimbang (aka @pentasticarts) creates visually complex doodles using only black pens and a sketchbook. The surreal, sprawling compositions seamlessly combine subject matters and artistic styles, ranging from realistic depictions of animals to small, …

Digital rendering of famous animal killed by US hunter aiming to highlight issues over deaths of other African creatures at the hands of foreigners<p>An Oscar-nominated animator who worked on Disney classic The Lion King has painted a tribute to Cecil the lion, the Zimbabwe safari icon killed last …

Wildlife

Earth - How do we know that evolution is really happening?

Evolution is one of the greatest theories in all of science. It sets out to explain life: specifically, how the first simple life gave rise to all the huge diversity we see today, from bacteria to oak trees to blue whales.<p>For scientists, evolution is a fact. We know that life evolved with the same …

Insect-sized robot can jump on water

Ever fancied walking on water? Well, now a robot can jump on it, literally.<p>Researchers from Harvard University have built an insect-sized robot that …

21 Interesting Apps To Train Your Brain

From better memory to improved focus, and less stress to productivity, we found 21 interesting apps to help you train your brain.

Illustration: Klaus-Peter Koepfli & John Pollinger et al./Current Biology 2015<p><b>Figure 4. Principal Component Analyses of the Morphometric Data for African and Eurasian Golden Jackals.</b> (<b>A</b>) Plot of principal component 2 (PC2) against PC1 based on 45 linear measurements of teeth and skulls of 140 …

Zoology

6 Ways to Remember More and Forget Less (Spoiler Alert: Coffee!) | Inc.com

Tons of research shows that improving your memory will positively impact your professional and personal life... but who needs research to know that?<p>We <i>all</i> want to remember more and forget less.<p>So let's jump right in.<p>Science continually finds new connections between simple things we can do every day …

What This Cat Learned To Do With A Ball Is Seriously Scary. Keep Your Eyes On His Hand… Yikes.

The world is in serious danger and you don’t even know it. Worse? The threat doesn’t come from war, or disease, or famine. No, it’s coming from …

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There is nothing in the comic book universe that is cooler or more ruthless than the assassins that lurk in its darkest corners. They may not be …

Gender-coding, Heteronormativity, and Pixar’s LAVA

<b>UPDATED: We’re added some more information about several of the director’s inspirations for the character designs.</b><p><i>Discmaimer: I have seen this movie.</i> …

Malaysia official: Debris 'almost certainly' from a Boeing 777

Malaysia's deputy transport minister on Thursday said it is "almost certain" that aircraft debris found off the coast of the Indian Ocean island of Reunion came from a Boeing 777 aircraft.<p>Abdul Aziz Kaprawi told reporters that the country's chief investigator told him the "flaperon" — part of a …

Airplanes

'The Diary of a Teenage Girl' is a rare film that explores female sexuality without judgment

Looking at someone else's diary is deeply personal, a bit shocking and charged with the feeling of seeing something for the first time. "The Diary of a Teenage Girl" generates a similar response as it opens the book on adolescent female sexuality with a raw, intimate, emotional candor rarely …

Mystery Solved? Why Pluto's Big Moon Charon Has a Red Pole

The dark red pole on Pluto's largest moon Charon may be some of the dwarf planet's own siphoned-off atmosphere. Images and data captured by NASA's …

This cutting-edge research is a huge step in the war against the dangerous mysteries of the brain

That's a major stumbling block for scientists attempting to develop treatments for brain disorders such as autism, depression, dementia, and more that will affect an estimated 100 million Americans at some point in their lives.<p>But cutting-edge scientific research is <b>"providing a new view of brain</b> …

Bookmark This Video Of 21 Frolicking Golden Retriever Puppies In Case Of Emergency

If you’re not having a great day, drop everything you’re doing and watch this video. I strongly urge you to take a meditative moment and refocus your energy on watching 21 six-week-old Golden Retriever puppies frolicking in a field.<p>There’s no reason or message in this video, just pure, …

World's first white lasers demonstrated: More luminous, energy efficient than LEDs, white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless communication

More luminous, energy efficient than LEDs, white lasers look to be the future in lighting and Li-Fi, or light-based wireless …

Microsoft can't promise 100% Xbox backwards compatibility

Revealing backwards compatibility on Xbox One for Xbox 360 games was an absurdly juicy feature for Microsoft to just casually throw out at E3 this …

One of Mark Zuckerberg's mind-blowing predictions about the future already exists

Robert Galbraith/Reuters<p>From telepathy to total immunity from disease, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg didn't shy away from bold predictions about the …

Best mobile games of July 2015 (pictures)

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Lexus Hoverboard Will Be Announced August 5th (Video)

We have already seen a couple of videos teasing the new Lexus Hoverboard and now we have another video, Lexus has also announced the date that we …

A Night at the Cat Circus

The Amazing Acro-Cats is a traveling circus whose fourteen feline members leap, climb, and roll at least some of the times they are asked to.<p>To get it out of the way: yes, cats can be trained. That is the premise of the Amazing Acro-Cats, a traveling cat circus out of Chicago whose fourteen feline …