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9 Holiday Sweets That Will Help You Feel Good

Trying to eat healthfully during the holidays is tough, but it's not impossible. We don't have to deprive ourselves over the holidays, but we don't …

Can These Little Robots Ease the Big Eldercare Crunch?

Is the U.S. facing an eldercare crunch? By 2050, the number of Americans 65 or older will balloon to 88 million — almost double the current tally — and it seems there aren’t enough younger people to look after them all, especially as Alzheimer’s disease and other cognitive impairments take their …

Robotics

‘Quimera’ the Cat’s Stark Coloring Makes Her a Total Feline Two-Face

For a while now, “Venus the Two Face Cat” has held sway as the internet’s choice for most visually striking feline. <i>New Republic</i> facetiously named her …

Pets

18 Sweet Potato Recipes That Are Not Casseroles (& Not Too Sweet)

There is a time and a place for marshmallow-topped, streusel-strewn, brown sugar-coated sweet potato casseroles. The time is the third Thursday in November—and maybe the day after, if there are leftovers—and the place is your Thanksgiving spread.<p>Until that time, sweet potatoes still deserve a spot …

Sweet Potatoes

Sex robot inventor says he will soon have 'children' with his creations

Sergi Santos, sex robot inventor, says he will soon have a child with his robot Samantha.<p>His wife Martisa Kissamitaki previously said Samantha had …

12 everyday stretches that will help you stay flexible and fit at any age

When it comes to stretching, there are a lot of options to choose from.<p>But what are the best everyday stretches for anyone looking to avoid sore muscles, get more flexible, and protect his or her muscles from injuries?<p>We turned to Marilyn Moffat, a professor of physical therapy at New York …

The Food Lab: How to Organize Your Refrigerator for Better Food Storage

<i>Editor's Note: This article is adapted from my book,</i> The Food Lab: Better Home Cooking Through Science<i>. I hope you enjoy it. You can order the book here or on Amazon. Visit my personal website and sign up for the Food Lab newsletter to be the first to hear about my upcoming second book and live</i> …

Comfort Food

Toyota's new robot is a gentle, helpful companion for paralyzed veteran

The robots are coming ... to help us.<p>Almost a decade ago, as the U.S. war in Afghanistan trudged on, Army Ranger Romulo Camargo was shot in the neck …

Robotics

10 Simple Vegetarian Summer Suppers

Everything about summer always feels more simple, relaxed, and laid-back. And I firmly believe the dinners in my meal plan should follow suit. …

What Is "Open Science”? (And Why Some Researchers Want It)

<b>What is “Open Science”?</b><p>Open science is a set of practices designed to make scientific processes and results more transparent and accessible to people …

South Korea has the highest concentration of robots in the world

Robots are rapidly becoming a part of manufacturing, but the results of who's winning the robot game are in: South Korea has the highest …

Robotics

Dubai deploys first robotic police officer

Though it's not quite Paul Verhoeven's satirical vision of robotic police, Dubai's first Robocop has started its duties as part of a new police program.<p>The Robocop is a customised service robot from Pal Robotics that will be posted in malls and tourist attractions, and people can use the …

Robotics

Robots Are Not Only Replacing Workers, They're Also Lowering the Wages of Those With Jobs

Robots’ Real Impact<p>“It’s frustrating sometimes to hear this rhetoric about bringing jobs back to the United States that left. Those jobs are actually …

Every Baker Needs to Know These 3 Principles of Vegan Baking

Vegan baking has something to teach even the most seasoned baker. Since vegan baking is as much about what you can use as it is about what you should …

Breakfast

Artificial Intelligence Might Put Musicians out of Work

In the future, music will be composed by humans and machines working together. Amper is a commercially available Artificial Intelligence music …

Rise of the robots: What advances mean for workers

<b>It's about the size and shape of a photocopier.</b><p>Emitting a gentle whirring noise, it travels across the warehouse floor while two arms raise or lower themselves on scissor lifts, ready for the next task.<p>Each arm has a camera on its knuckle. The left one eases a cardboard box forward on the shelf, …

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson becomes first woman to command ISS twice

NASA astronaut Peggy Whitson achieved a new milestone at the International Space Station on Sunday, when she became the first woman to command the …

Eminent Astrophysicist Issues a Dire Warning on AI and Alien Life

“Fixed to This World”<p>Lord Martin Rees, Astronomer Royal and University of Cambridge Emeritus Professor of Cosmology and Astrophysics, believes that …

Confirmed: Mysterious Bursts of Energy Really Are Coming From Outer Space

Pinpointing Cosmic Sources<p>Since the first fast radio burst was discovered in 2007, the phenomenon has been a particular point of interest for …

A Massive Dead Galaxy Existed Just 1.7 Billion Years After The Big Bang, But No One Knows How

We might be very wrong about how galaxies form.<p>For the first time, astronomers have spotted a massive, inactive galaxy from when the Universe was …

Retiring with robots? How your folks will get high-tech help

<i>This is part of CNET's "Tech Enabled" series about the role technology plays in helping the disability community.</i><p>When you think about growing old together with somebody, that somebody probably isn't made of circuitry or running on a processor.<p>That certainly wasn't the thinking of Les Middlewood. …

Robotics

New Study Finds That Six Jobs Are Lost for Every Robot Added to the Workforce

The Real Impact of Automation<p>Few subjects are quite as divisive right now as the potential impact of automation on employment. Some, like U.S. …

The Biggest Idea about the Universe: Convergence

Convergence is considered to be one of the most important ideas about the Universe. It’s an idea that focuses on how disparate areas of science are …

Analysis of meta-analyses identifies where sciences’ real problems lie

But the pressure to publish might not be such a problem after all.<p>Science is in a phase of pretty intense soul-searching. Over the past few years, …

A Robot Drew Star Charts for the Next 100,000 Years

International design studio Tellart bring their 'Deep Future' maps to The Museum of Tomorrow.<p>Those in the northern hemisphere know that the North Star, Polaris, is a useful tool of navigation. But few know that, because of changes in Earth’s axial rotation, Polaris hasn’t always been—nor will it …

Real-deal robocop spotted patrolling streets of NYC

Robocop has nothing on this latest piece of tech.<p>An R2-D2 style crime-detecting robot was seen patrolling the streets of New York City on Thursday, drawing the attention of curious pedestrians.<p>The Knightscope robot comes equipped with sensors that detect “concerns or threats in its vicinity and …

Don’t panic! Robots will only steal 30% of your job

Think of it like a $16 trillion cost-cutting exercise.<p>Now that the European Union is working on giving robots “personhood” status, these newly …

These are your most ethical travel destinations for 2017

EVERY YEAR, THE ETHICAL TRAVELER organization releases a list of ten developing nations that it believes are the most ethical places for the socially …