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Google’s new AI algorithm predicts heart disease by looking at your eyes

Experts say it could provide a simpler way to predict cardiovascular risk<p>Scientists from Google and its health-tech subsidiary Verily have discovered a new way to assess a person’s risk of heart disease using machine learning. By analyzing scans of the back of a patient’s eye, the company’s …

Machine Learning

This Man's Drawings Of Life With His Wife And Kids Are So Sweet, You Might Tear Up

These are getting all up in my feels.

Drawing

Billionaire Mark Cuban: ‘One of the great lies of life is follow your passions’

Mark Cuban grew up working class in Pittsburgh. His father installed upholstery in cars and his mom worked a myriad of odd jobs. Today, Cuban is …

Entrepreneurship

Ten cryptocurrency predictions for 2018 from the co-founder of the Blockchain Research Institute

A year ago, Alex Tapscott (my co-author of <i>Blockchain Revolution</i>) and I made some predictions for 2017. At the end of the year we compared those predictions to what had actually occurred. Overall they stood up well.<p>Notably we said: <i>“Bitcoin will hit $2,000 (that’s right: one bitcoin will be worth</i> …

Incredibly Rare 'Super Blue Blood Moon' Is About to Appear For The First Time in 150 Years

You don't want to miss this.<p>If you were awestruck by the New Year's Day super moon, hold onto your pants.<p>On January 31, around midnight, the full …

Buy Ripple, Tron, NEO or XLM and you could get as rich as the early Bitcoin traders

If you were lucky enough to buy Bitcoin a few years ago, you’re probably feeling pretty pleased with yourself.<p>But what if you’re skint and hoping to …

Cryptocurrency

Mercedes close to breaking 1000bhp barrier with Formula 1 engine

Mercedes is close to to producing a Formula 1 engine that can deliver a power output of 1000bhp, according to its engine boss Andy Cowell.<p>Mercedes …

F1's Christian Horner: ‘Lewis Hamilton is a Marmite character. He isn’t everybody’s cup of tea’

Christian Horner was barely 11 years old when he started his first motor-racing venture. It was, admittedly, a small operation compared with what he’s used to now. The budget was limited, at precisely £0. The team head count was one: Christian Horner. The test track wasn’t really a track, but just …

BAE Gets $6.7 Billion Typhoon Fighter Jet Order From Qatar

BAE Systems Plc won an order from Qatar for 24 Eurofighter Typhoon combat jets valued at 5 billion pounds ($6.7 billion) as the isolated Persian Gulf …

The FBI translator who went rogue and married an ISIS terrorist

An FBI translator with a top-secret security clearance traveled to Syria in 2014 and married a key ISIS operative she had been assigned to investigate, CNN has learned.<p>The rogue employee, Daniela Greene, lied to the FBI about where she was going and warned her new husband he was under …

Terrorism

F1 2017 heralded as an 'exciting' new era, but that shows just how far the sport has fallen

Four races, three different winners and an unpredictable title battle is evidence that Formula One has come back to live this season, and not before …

Uruguay to become first country to fully legalize marijuana

Uruguay is set to become the first country to allow recreational marijuana to be sold in pharmacies. It is the final step of a nearly four-year …

Kremlin: Risk of US-Russia collision in Syria 'significantly increased'

<b>(CNN) —</b> Russian President Vladimir Putin has denounced the US strike against a Syrian government airbase as "aggression against a sovereign state in violation of the norms of international law."<p>The Russian Defense Ministry said Friday that it plans to bolster and increase the effectiveness of the …

Middle East

Russia Suspends Cooperation With U.S. in Syria After Missile Strikes

MOSCOW — Russia on Friday froze a critical agreement on military cooperation with the United States in Syria after an American military strike, warning that the operation would further corrode already dismal relations between Moscow and Washington.<p>Syria, Russia’s ally, condemned the American …

Middle East

3 tips from a Google pioneer

Chade-Meng “Meng” Tan is a Google pioneer, award-winning engineer, and best-selling author. Meng was Google employee number 107 and led the creation of a groundbreaking mindfulness-based emotional intelligence course for employees called Search Inside Yourself, which regularly had a waitlist of six …

Ferrari letter prompts row over 2017 Formula 1 suspension designs

Leading Formula 1 teams could be forced to revise their suspension systems on the eve of the 2017 season following a Ferrari query over technology …

Taiwanese Are Tuning Out As China Squeezes Their Foreign Relations

China bought off Sao Tome and Principe, last week to end the African country’s 19-year alliance with Taiwan, according to the government here. Beijing is negotiating now with the Vatican, Taiwan’s most influential of a remaining 21 diplomatic friends who speak for it in the United Nations where it …

China

Stephen King Explains the Key to His Creativity: Not Losing the Dream-State Thinking All Children Are Born With

While nothing could make me personally want to return to childhood, children do, for better or for worse, perceive the world more vividly than …

Stephen King

V for Vendetta is a manual for rebellion against injustice

Written in the Thatcher era, Alan Moore and David Lloyd’s story of standing up to dystopian authority has lost none of its relevance<p>In a way, V for Vendetta by Alan Moore and David Lloyd is almost too obvious a choice for the Guardian’s series on literature about fighting back. Defiance is in its …

DC Comics

Every Canceled Celebrity of 2016, from Lena Dunham to Taylor Swift

Trump supporters, alleged abusers, and manipulative pop stars exposed—2016 was the year social media demanded an end to these celebrities’ obnoxious …

13 new and notable Android apps and live wallpapers from the last 2 weeks (12/13/16 - 12/26/16)

Article Contents<p>1 Featured App<p>1.1 DigiCal Calendar Agenda<p>2 Apps<p>2.1 Events from Facebook<br>• 2.2 Official TWRP App<br>• 2.3 ExaGear - Windows Emulator<br>• 2.4 Gfycat …

Netanyahu Attacks Obama Over U.N. Resolution

Three days have passed since the United Nations Security Council voted 14-0 to adopt a resolution demanding an end to Israel’s building of …

This Is How You Fight Fatigue—Without Caffeine

<i>Why am I always tired?</i> Have you asked yourself this question yet today? Yeah, us too, along with millions of other Americans. In fact, a survey found …

Wellness

15 Space-Related Gifts for the Astronomer in Your Life

Have a few friends who are always looking up at the sky? Here are some gift ideas that celebrate the celestial bodies they know and love.<p>1. MOON …

What Trump's ‘America First’ Policy Could Mean for the World

If President Obama’s foreign policy was characterized by “don’t do stupid stuff” and a retracted U.S. presence in the world, then Donald J. Trump’s …

Biggest Late-Season Comebacks in Formula 1 History

Lewis Hamilton is in the midst of what would be a historic comeback, should he be able to catch his Mercedes team-mate, Nico Rosberg, for the Formula One drivers' title. Historic, but not altogether unprecedented.<p>With four races remaining this season, Hamilton trailed Rosberg by 33 points, with 25 …

Russia loses seat on UN Human Rights Council by just 2 votes

<b>United Nations (CNN) —</b> For years, UN countries seeking to stop Russia from assisting the Assad regime militarily in Syria have been blocked by Moscow's veto power as a permanent UN Security Council member. But on Friday at the UN, opponents of Russia's punishing assaults in Syria achieved a small …

Human Rights

At-risk Republicans revel in FBI's Clinton email announcement

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Vulnerable down-ballot Republican candidates seized on the news Friday that the FBI was reviewing new emails tied to the investigation of Hillary Clinton's use of a private server, arguing the GOP must remain in charge of Congress so they can keep check on a potential Clinton …

Government