Adam Reid

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How Artificial Intelligence Will Give Birth To Itself

There’s a saying among futurists that a human-equivalent artificial intelligence will be our last invention. After that, AIs will be capable of …

Turns Out Kanye's Got a Fashion Week Secret

What does Yeezy have up his sleevey?<p><b>Updated 9/14:</b> Well now, as it turns out, Yeezy's sleevey <i>was</i> full of secrets, just not <i>Givenchy</i> secrets. The designer is showing his second season of Kanye West X Adidas Originals Collection on Wednesday, September 16, <i>WWD reports</i> reports, and some people are not …

Fashion Week

The director of Magic Mike XXL takes an ’80s nostalgia trip in the Red Oaks trailer

For as long as there have been writers and directors old enough to remember the ’80s, there have been nostalgic coming-of-age tales set in that most …

Entertainment

Chicago rallies in opposition to so-called “Netflix Tax”

Earlier this summer, we reported that the city of Chicago was planning to institute a so-called “Netflix Tax” that, thanks to vague wording, could …

The Cyanometer: a 225-year old contraption that gauges the sky’s blueness

These X's Are The Same Shade, So What Does That Say About Color?

Learning to name the colors is a ritual of childhood. At first kids have no clue; often they'll just say everything is "boo." Pretty soon, though, they can rattle off Roy G. Biv with aplomb. Still, that doesn't mean they understand what color actually is.<p>Mark Fairchild, who studies color and vision …

Scientists Figure Out How to Record Audio by Seeing Vibrations with a Camera

Here’s something that will blow your mind: scientists have figured out how to extract audio from images captured with a camera. By looking at the</i> …

Ravens Have Social Abilities Previously Only Seen in Humans

Humans and primates are well known for their intelligence and social abilities. You hear them called bird-brained, but birds have demonstrated a …

Scientists propose collider that could turn light into matter

A pair of researchers predicted a method for turning light into matter 80 years ago, and now a new team of scientists are proposing a technique that could make that method happen in the purest way yet. The proposed method involves colliding two photons — the massless particles of light — that have …

Matter will be created from light within a year, claim scientists

In a neat demonstration of E=mc2, physicists believe they can create electrons and positrons from colliding photons<p>Researchers have worked out how to make matter from pure light and are drawing up plans to demonstrate the feat within the next 12 months.<p>The theory underpinning the idea was first …

Why the Metric System Might Be Screwed

<i>The world’s most perfect weight isn’t so perfect anymore. And that has scientists scared.</i><p>Hidden in a vault outside Paris, vacuum-sealed under three …

Global drugs war a 'billion-dollar failure'

The global "war on drugs" has been a catastrophic failure and world leaders must rethink their approach, a group including five Nobel prize-winning economists, Britain's deputy prime minister and a former US secretary of state has said.<p>An academic report published on Tuesday by the London School of …

4 Rags-to-Riches Success Stories That Are Full of Crap

Some lies are obvious. If a homeless person approaches you and says that he can predict your future in exchange for a dollar, you'll probably realize …

Marshall Islands sues 9 nuclear powers, including US and Russia, over failure to disarm nuclear stockpiles

The Castle Bravo nuclear test on Bikini Atoll, Marshall Islands. A 15-megaton device equivalent to 1,000 Hiroshima blasts was detonated in 1954. …

A Modern Music Video for a Classical Symphony From 1893 Featuring Korean Dance Team Waveya

Classical music festival B-Classic has created what they call a “Classical Comeback” video — a modern music video made specifically with the original …

Hive-Inn, A High-Rise Shipping Container Hotel Concept

Hive-Inn is a design concept for a high-rise hotel with removable shipping container room modules. A crane atop the structure can add or remove rooms …

Epigenetics could help explain differences between us and Neanderthals

Methylation — where a chemical compound attaches to DNA and changes the way that DNA is expressed without changing the DNA, itself — probably played …

Counterterror Advisor Tries to Identify Future Terrorism in Children, Successfully Identifies What a Child Is

Don’t bother trying to enjoy your day and live in a world where things can be good—a future terrorist is in your midst! Look to your left. Now look …

Pitch Drop in Progress

(YouTube link)<p>The longest-running scientific experiment in the world is the Pitch Drop that began in Queensland, Australia, in 1927. The setup is …

Classic New York Subway photo collection

View Gallery<p>If you love graffiti, photos like these never get old. Flickr member Zomboider has been compiling classic New York graffiti subway photos …

Streetwear

America’s First Crime Scene Photographer

View Gallery<p>In the 1930’s and 40’s, a Ukrainian photographer by the name of Arthur Fellig made a living photographing crime scenes for New York City …

A Patient’s Bizarre Hallucination Points to How the Brain Identifies Places

Author: Genevieve Bookwalter. Genevieve Bookwalter Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.15.14.<p>Time of Publication: 5:14 pm. 5:14 pm<p>Dr. Pierre Mégevand was …

The Coolest Spaceships Ever Built, Compared by Size

Author: Adam Mann. Adam Mann Science<p>Date of Publication: 04.16.14.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>Advertisement<p>Advertisement<p>Related …

Yelp Reviews Are Like Psychological Selfies

We think of expensive food as porn, and cheap food as crack.<p>Image: Shutterstock<p>Online restaurant reviews have weaved their way into the modern dining experience, so much so that when you’re trying to find a place to eat nowadays, you can’t avoid being swayed by the rows of yellow stars, excitable …

Peer-Reviewed

This Could Be the First Animal to Live Entirely Inside a Computer

Animals are exceptionally complicated things. So complicated, in fact, that we've never actually built one ourselves. But the day is fast approaching …

Biology

An Injectable Oxygen Particle That Lets You Survive Without Breathing

With the ocean levels sure to rise in the next few centuries it’s probably a good idea for humans to get a handle on the whole breathing underwater …

Large Hadron Collider Finds New Form Of Quark Matter

The scientists at the Large Hadron Collider facility in Switzerland appears to have found a new and highly elusive particle that has the scientific …

Sources Say the NSA Kept Heartbleed Bug A Secret And Exploited It For Years

We’ve only known about the Heartbleed threat since April 7th, but sources say the bug was no surprise to the NSA. In a violation of trust that may …

All The Rage Right Now: Tattoos That Appear 3-D

This is a small series of tattoos that appear 3-D. There's this spider, a butterfly and a ladybug, as well as a couple that make it look like the …