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Giant Robot Duel was a great commercial for STEM

America and Japan squared off in robot combat last night over the course of two fights. In a first-of-its-kind event the Japanese robot, Kuratas, took on America’s Iron Glory in one bout, and Eagle Prime in another. This was an event for the ages, with more than a few surprises in each …

21 awesome books that Satya Nadella, Kevin Johnson and other top tech leaders recommend this autumn

Getting a read on attendees and speakers at the GeekWire Summit doesn’t seem like such a difficult task. They’re likely into technology or science or …

Leonardo Da Vinci

Steve Wozniak announces tech education platform Woz U

Steve Wozniak, the Apple co-founder who changed the world alongside Steve Jobs, has today announced the launch of Woz U.<p>According to the release, Woz U will start as an online learning platform focused on both students and companies that will eventually hire those students. Woz U is based out of …

Education

Pluralsight IQ allows engineers to compare skills and proficiencies

Pluralsight is announcing a new tool this morning to help satiate our innate desire to compare ourselves against one another. Pluralsight IQ is designed to assist developers in assessing their competencies and determining their proficiencies relative to their peers.<p>Engineers taking the test are …

What Earth looks like to far-out celestial bodies

Glance at the stars, glance back in time.<p>When we look at stars in the night sky, we’re actually looking back in time. Since it takes a while for light to cross the vast emptiness of the universe—even at a blistering 186,000 miles per second—we’re seeing each celestial object as it looked eons ago. …

Universe

Keybase launches fully encrypted Slack-like communications tool — and it’s free

Keybase added to its encrypted tool kit today when it launched Keybase Teams, an open source, Slack-like communications tool with end-to-end encryption. Desktop and mobile versions are available for download now.<p>It may seem like competing with Slack, the enormously popular enterprise communications …

The Painkiller Cocktail

Fill large (beer or water) glass with ice. Pour all ingredients except the nutmeg into glass. Stir with long spoon until ingredients are mixed. Grate …

British Virgin Islands

The bionic lens could push eyesight beyond 20/20 vision

Beyond Perfect Eyesight<p>In just a few short years, we’ll be able to improve our eyesight to levels we’ve only dreamed of. At first, it’ll be …

Elon Musk Says Humans Need to Read This Book to Prepare for A.I.

Elon Musk wants us to prepare for the worst. The tech entrepreneur recommended a new book released on Tuesday, written by MIT professor Max Tegmark, …

MeWe builds a bridge between government and business

Manik Suri, a former D.E. Shaw hedge fund wunderkind, for years has been wrestling with how best to help government put compliance policy into practice.<p>A recent affiliate at Harvard’s Berkman Center for Internet & Society and former director on the board of Entrepreneurship for America, Suri’s …

There's a very good reason why humans fear the rise of AI - and it dates back THOUSANDS of years

Many assume that mankind's innate distrust of artificial intelligence stems from its depiction in Hollywood films such as <i>Terminator</i>, <i>I, Robot</i> and <i>2001:</i> …

On this day of action, the internet needs a law, not a regulation

True supporters of a free and open internet should spend their energy today driving leaders toward a lasting and bipartisan solution.<p>Too often, politicians and activists of all stripes prefer slogans over solutions. Today, Silicon Valley players, big and small, and many Washington, D.C.-based …

The US Army’s new truck is silent — and driving it is surreal

For the U.S. Army's Tank Automotive Research, Development and Engineering Center (TARDEC), the next step in military vehicle technology marks its location with only a hint of water dripping out of its tailpipe.<p>The only sound you'll hear as it approaches is the crunch of the ground beneath its big …

Will the 'Trump 10' Pay a Price in 2018?

Ten Democratic senators from states Donald Trump carried are up for reelection next year—and they’re betting that resistance to the president’s agenda will win over voters.<p>Apparently, no one has informed Bob Casey and Claire McCaskill that they should be running scared.<p>Casey and McCaskill are among …

Republicans

Vitamins and Other Ways to Trick Your Body Into Losing Weight

With so much misinformation out there, you're probably wondering if vitamins to lose weight or other similar tips, like drinking a lot of water, or …

Weight Loss

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Energy Bars

Total:1 hr 15 minPrep:10 minInactive:1 hrCook:5 min<p>Yield:14 bars<p>Level:Easy<p>Nutritional AnalysisPer ServingCalories240Total Fat10 gramsSaturated Fat1.5 …

Do You Want To Build A Robot? 3 Totally Easy DIY Kits

<i>This piece was written by the people who run the Cracked Store to tell you about products that are being sold there.</i><p>The idea that designing robots is …

Arduino

More errors identified in contrarian climate scientists' temperature estimates

A new study suggests there are remaining biases in the oft-corrected University of Alabama at Huntsville atmospheric temperature estimates<p>Human emission of heat-trapping gases is causing the Earth to warm. We’ve known that for many decades. In fact, there are no reputable scientists that dispute …

Climate Change

Hastert Accuser Scott Cross Helps Get Sex-Abuse Law Passed

A year ago, Scott Cross broke a four-decade silence to tell a judge in excruciating detail that former House Speaker Dennis Hastert had molested him in a high-school locker room when he was a teenager.<p>The decision to testify was gut-wrenching for Cross, whose brother was a political protege of …

Crime

Seduce people using this ‘slow’ dating app — if you have time

Speed is of the essence in our modern age of fast-swipe online dating. So much so that the process of swiping, matching, and chatting can feel like a …

Potentially 'undefeatable' ad blocker looks at content, not code

Facebook may have just lost its war on ad blockers. That is, if a new method developed by Princeton and Stanford researchers is implemented into a widely available blocker. Computer scientist Arvind Narayanan and his colleagues detailed unveiled a tool that detects ads the same way humans would, by …

Mapped: The writing systems of the world

THIS FASCINATING world map created by Maximilian Dörrbecker shows the geographical distribution of the writing systems still in use today. So as to …

Why The Vote on Internet Privacy Means You Need a VPN

Regulation Rollback<p>What would be at risk if your browsing history went public? Most people have nothing to hide aside from embarrassing Google …

Why One Powerful Republican Doubts Trump's Climate Policy

“If they don’t get it together, we’re going to have a different administration in four years.”<p>Less than a month into the Trump administration, Ted Thomas told his colleagues that everything was not as peachy as it may have seemed.<p>“In the past three weeks, to me as a Republican appointed by a …

Fossil Fuels

‘Your animal life is over. Machine life has begun.’ The road to immortality

Here’s what happens. You are lying on an operating table, fully conscious, but rendered otherwise insensible, otherwise incapable of movement. A humanoid machine appears at your side, bowing to its task with ceremonial formality. With a brisk sequence of motions, the machine removes a large panel …

Singularity

These 10 powerful mantras will give you a push when life is tough

Life can be hard sometimes. No matter who you are or what your circumstances, we all encounter tough times.<p>During times when life is tough, you may …

The Famous Schrodinger’s Cat Thought Experiment Gets Brought to Life in an Off-Kilter Animation

Schrödinger's Cat is one of the more famous thought experiments in modern physics, created by Austrian physicist Erwin Schrödinger back in 1935. <i>The</i> …

14 Fancy Sandwich Recipes That Are Worthy of the Dinner Table

When you think of sandwiches, your head goes to <i>lunch</i> — an ooey gooey grilled cheese and tomato soup combo, or perhaps that beloved panini from the sandwich shop you frequent on your lunch break. Truth is, a creative sandwich makes for a totally appropriate dinner option as well — <i>when done right</i>. …

Taste Beyond The Tongue

Researchers Created Molecular-Level Nanobots Programmed With DNA

A team of researchers just developed an amoeba-like micro robot that is activated by DNA and has the potential to be used as artificial white blood …