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An AI researcher explains what scares him the most about robots

It's perhaps unsurprising, given both history and the entertainment industry, that we might be afraid of a cybernetic takeover that forces us to live locked away, "Matrix"-like, as some sort of human battery.<p>And yet it is hard for me to look up from the evolutionary computer models I use to develop …

Artificial Intelligence

The 8 Best Meditation Apps to Help You Attain Personal Nirvana

I’ve never met you before, but I’m sure I can tell you just a little bit about yourself based on the fact that you clicked a link about meditation …

Meditation

17 Spine-Tingling New Books For Fans Of Dystopia

Our definition of dystopia is a broad one — any vision of the future that could go awry qualifies.<p>The end of 2016 brought with it a spike in classic dystopian book sales. George Orwell’s <i>Nineteen Eighty-Four</i> and Margaret Atwood’s <i>The Handmaid’s Tale</i> ― which will be released as a Hulu show this month …

These are the 10 latest Pulitzer Prize winning-novels you must read immediately

These books caught the world’s eye with their dazzling characters and rich interpretations of American life.<p><i>1</i><i>Underground Railroad by Colson …

How many of Goodreads’ “Books That Everyone Should Read at Least Once” have you read?

There are just some books that everyone should read at least once in their lives. Some are beloved books from childhood, like <i>Green Eggs and Ham</i> and</i> …

Elon Musk’s Billion-Dollar Crusade to Stop the A.I. Apocalypse

Elon Musk is famous for his futuristic gambles, but Silicon Valley’s latest rush to embrace artificial intelligence scares him. And he thinks you should be frightened too. Inside his efforts to influence the rapidly advancing field and its proponents, and to save humanity from machine-learning …

Artificial Intelligence

World Book Day: The world's most valuable books

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Books

Revealed: How the colour of your room affects your mood

<b>Why do we choose certain colours to decorate our home - is it based on our personal tastes or the colour trends for that season? Or is the colour of</b> …

Home Decorating

20 Minimalist Scandi Rooms That Will Inspire You to Simplify Your Life

<i>For many of us, 2017 was a doozy, but we here at Brit + Co are ready to hit refresh in 2018! Follow our Hit Refresh series through January for new ideas, hacks, and skills that will help you achieve (and maintain!) those New Year’s resolutions.</i><p>If you’re looking for more peace and calm in the new …

Rock climbing walls cover this tiny home built for adventure lovers

When Mississippi couple Breck and Kelsey sought to adopt life on the road with a tiny house on wheels, they asked Tiny Heirloom to design a dream …

Climbing

House Tour: A Dreamy Dutch Home for Minimalists

<b>Name:</b> Victoria, Nikolai and Maya <b><br>Location:</b> Amsterdam, The Netherlands <b><br>Size:</b> 1,230 square feet <b><br>Years lived in:</b> Owned for 1 year<p>Nikolai and Victoria met …

Living Rooms

How to Sew: Six Basic Hand Stitches

Hand stitching is sometimes seen as a lost art, and while that may be true, it’s not entirely accurate. Hand stitches are as useful and pertinent …

Sewing

31 Of The Most Heartwarming Books You'll Ever Read

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Books

16 Book-To-Film Adaptations To Look Forward To In 2017

So you can read before you watch.<p>Novelists and short story writers are to thank for several of the more inventive movies that’ve come out in 2016. “Elle,” a haunting story about fear, anxiety, and triumph after assault, is based on the novel <i>Oh...</i> by Philippe Djian; “Arrival” is based on a short …

Books

The 13 best novels of 2016

2016 will go down in history as a year that changed America’s political landscape forever. And it gave us books that grapple with that changing landscape, fiercely and provocatively; books that delve deeply into the American identity and change the way we see it.<p>But it also gave us books that allow …

31 books successful people read to their kids

According to the American Academy of Pediatrics, reading aloud to your children and talking about pictures and words in age-appropriate books can strengthen language skills, literacy development, and parent-child relationships.<p>What's more, a study conducted by a number of pediatricians shows for …

This cat just climbed a rock wall like a pro, and we're totally impressed

One of the many reasons we’d eagerly trade places with any member of the feline family is the animals’ ability to leap tall structures in a single …

Is this Britain’s most influential book reviewer?

Screen time stops children reading, according to parents and teachers. Which eight-year-old has time to dip into Enid Blyton, when they are busy playing Pokémon Go and their attention span has been reduced to that of a gnat by endless YouTube videos?<p>But the dire warnings don’t quite stack up. At …

Books

The Science behind Yoga

Yoga, an ancient but perfect science, deals with the evolution of humanity. This evolution includes all aspects of one’s being, from bodily health to …

Why You Should Take 5 Minutes Each Morning To Meditate

Living in the modern world, your mantra is probably "go, go, go." While it might be routine to jump out of bed and immediately check your email as …

5 Easy Yoga Poses That Banish Stress

I'd like to say that I'm a zen yogi who always has a cool, calm mind; positive perspective; and a zero-tolerance policy for things that don't serve …

Science says parents of successful kids have these 11 things in common

Good parents want their kids to stay out of trouble, do well in school, and go on to do awesome things as adults.<p>And while there isn't a set recipe …

These Are the Best Books of 2016

The five novels you need to read this year, plus recommendations from the authors.<p><i>Version Control</i> by Dexter Palmer<p><b>Okay, why should I read Version Control?</b> <i><br>Version Control</i> is work of speculative fiction—basically science fiction set in the near future. There are self-driving cars and nanobots, but</i> …

40+ Life-Changing Books to Read This Year

Knowledge is king. The first step to creating change in your life is to know what you're doing wrong or why you need to change. We've picked out over …

The 50 best books for Christmas 2016

2016 has been a fantastic year for literature, from tales of post-punk rebellion and fish-out-of-water detectives to politically incorrect satire and secrets from the Hollywood studio system. Here our top critics count down the year's best, from 50 to 1.<p>50. <b>The Making of Donald Trump</b> by David Cay …

Books

Review: New crime fiction from Ian Rankin, Michael Connelly, Kathy Reichs and others

<b>The Wrong Side of Goodbye</b><p><i>By Michael Connelly</i><p><i>Little, Brown, 392 pages, $38</i><p>We are well past the usual burnout for series characters but Michael Connelly's Harry Bosch books continue to enchant and engage. <i>The Wrong Side of Goodbye</i> manages to be every bit as good as early masterpieces such as <i>The</i> …

The best novels of 2016

Tolstoy had it right. “All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way,” he wrote in Anna Karenina. Which is one way of saying that nobody is interested in a fat novel about a perfectly balanced family unit. In a year of half-truths, post‑truths and downright lies, this …

Relationships Get Complicated When Women Are The Breadwinners

Oh, how fragile is the ego of a man. We must never let him feel like a bonsai in a grove of California redwoods—no, he must always see himself as a towering tree, magnificent in comparison with his female partner. At least that’s what you might assume from a new Harvard University study showing …