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A beginner's guide to AI: Computer vision and image recognition

<i>This is the second story in our continuing series covering the basics of artificial intelligence. While it isn’t necessary to read the first article, which covers neural networks, doing so may add to your understanding of the topics covered in this one.</i><p>Teaching a computer how to ‘see’ is no small …

Artificial Intelligence

These 10 Thought-Provoking Documentaries on Hulu Are Actually Worth Your Time

By now, it should come as no surprise that we're fans of documentaries here at MyDomaine headquarters. We've previously shared the travel …

Doctors Get Paid To Prescribe

<b>By Dr. Mercola</b>Opioid addiction is at an all-time high in the U.S. — so much so, it’s been identified as a significant factor in unemployment among …

The biggest questions in science

Nature Ecology & Evolution | Article<p>The evolutionary origin of the enzyme-catalysed Krebs cycle is unclear. Here, the authors identify non-enzymatic …

Black Holes

Secure Messaging: The 4 Best Apps for Private, Encrypted Communications on Android & iPhone

Smartphones are still "phones" first, which means communicating with others is usually the primary use. Ranging from a simple "hi" to a more personal …

How to use Google Docs

Whether you’re a student or a working professional, chances are you’ll need to use a document creation program at some point. Depending on your …

How gray hair is linked to the immune system

In some people, after a serious illness or in response to chronic stress, their hair can turn gray. The exact reasons for this have proved difficult …

18 healthy frozen dinners, desserts, sides and snacks to stock your freezer with

We all remember eating Salisbury steak, meal loaf and country fried chicken, each with some veggies, whipped potatoes and a scalding-hot brownie. Nostalgia for TV dinners can make the mouth water. But what was delicious then we now know wasn't very nutritious. Sodium-packed, artificially-flavored …

Healthy Eating

Here's Why Killing Yourself With Cardio is the Wrong Way to Get in Shape

Want to look better? Forget about the gym.<p>If getting in better shape is something you'd like to do, know this: You'll make more of a dent watching what you eat as opposed to trying to burn calories doing cardio. It's because a person burns roughly 100 calories running one mile, and since you need …

10 Machine Learning Algorithms You Should Know to Become a Data Scientist

Machine learning practitioners have different personalities. While some of them are “I am an expert in X and X can train on any type of data,” where …

10 apps that will change the way you use your Mac

The right apps can completely revolutionize your computer experience, but why bother paying for them when there are so many free alternatives …

Neurology CME News & Events

By linking my Doximity account with UPMC Physician Resources, I acknowledge that:<p>Some of my Doximity profile information will be saved;<br>• I agree to …

Has dopamine got us hooked on tech?

We are abusing a useful and necessary system. We shouldn’t do it, even though we can<p>In an unprecedented attack of candour, Sean Parker, the 38-year-old founding president of Facebook, recently admitted that the social network was founded not to unite us, but to distract us. “The thought process …

Neuroscience

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

On its 100th birthday in 1959, Edward Teller warned the oil industry about global warming

Somebody cut the cake – new documents reveal that American oil writ large was warned of global warming at its 100th birthday party.<p>It was a typical November day in New York City. The year: 1959. Robert Dunlop, 50 years old and photographed later as clean-shaven, hair carefully parted, his earnest …

Climate Change

What I’ve learned from a year of taking antidepressants

Happy fluoxetine-versary, me.<p>Just a year ago I was a miserable bundle of dark emotions and thoughts stuck in a pit of my brain’s own making.<p>I would …

What you should know about white hair

It is normal for hair color to change, as people age. But white hair can appear at almost any time in life. Even teenagers and people in their 20s …

This Riddle Has Been Dubbed the Hardest Logic Puzzle Ever

It's no secret that we at Curiosity are huge fans of logic puzzles. It is with great enthusiasm, then, that we present what might just be the …

Here Are All the Public Figures Who’ve Been Accused of Sexual Misconduct After Harvey Weinstein

Since the New York <i>Times</i> and <i>The New Yorker</i> first published allegations of sexual harassment and rape against Harvey Weinstein by Rose McGowan, Gwyneth …

96 Things to Do When You're Bored

Years ago when I was going through a hard time, my therapist recommended that I read Dr. Wayne W. Dyer’s <i>Your Erroneous Zones</i>. This book changed my …

If You're in Your 50s, Consider Buying These 2 Stocks

Which stocks will make good use of the time you have before hanging up the work boots without too much risk?<p>As investors start heading toward the …

Investing

The 24 best movies you probably didn't see this year

Every year, plenty of lists appear touting the best movie of the year (we're no exception), box office results are tallied, and a consensus builds around the top movies everyone loved. Some, if they're lucky, end up among the best of all time.<p>These movies are definitely worth watching. Everyone …

Roger Stone

9 Things You Should Know About Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

You’ve probably heard of cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), the evidence-based psychotherapy treatment method focused on changing negative thoughts …

Best books of 2017 – part one

‘Funny, outrageous, touching, intimate, gorgeous’ … writers from George Saunders to Ali Smith pick their favourite reads of the past year<p><b>Part two:</b> Sebastian Barry, Paula Hawkins and others share their favourites<br>• Tell us your books of the year in the comments below<p>The Once and Future Liberal; There …

Books

Don’t eat food if a fly lands on it, as they carry more dangerous bacteria than previously thought, warn scientists

Most picnickers would brush away flies from food, thinking nothing of bugs briefly landing on their sandwiches.<p>But a new study suggests the insects carry far more dangerous bacteria than previously thought, meaning sandwiches are best avoided if they have been contaminated by flies.<p>Researchers at …

5 chilling Netflix documentaries to watch if you're interested in true crime

There's a certain voyeuristic pleasure that comes with watching true crime TV. No matter how one tries to justify consumption of the genre, there's always going to be something morbid about enjoying the dissection of actual crimes with actual victims.<p>But there's a reason that people say forbidden …

DuPont

With teen mental health deteriorating over five years, there's a likely culprit

Around 2012, something started going wrong in the lives of teens.<p>In just the five years between 2010 and 2015, the number of U.S. teens who felt …

The 10 most useful things you can do in Excel

Every Excel user has their own favorite tip. So we decided to bring some method, data, and science to bear in this hotly debated topic.<p>We consulted the research of 30 of the world's leading Excel experts, our own internal Excel experts, grouped up and consolidated the emerging features, and applied …

Analytics

An Internet-Famous Cookie Worthy of Baking in Real Life

Last fall, an aberrant chocolate chip cookie turned up in my Instagram feed. As wide as a salad plate and flat as a flounder, it appeared thin, but it was somehow layered with slabs of chocolate. Oddest of all, it was ringed, like a tree trunk — as if a chunk of chocolate had been dropped in the …

Dessert