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Elon Musk leads 116 experts calling for outright ban of killer robots

Open letter signed by Tesla chief and Alphabet’s Mustafa Suleyman urges UN to block use of lethal autonomous weapons to prevent third age of war<p>Some of the world’s leading robotics and artificial intelligence pioneers are calling on the United Nations to ban the development and use of killer robots.<p>…

Artificial Intelligence

Trump mourns loss of ‘beautiful statues and monuments’ in wake of Charlottesville rally over Robert E. Lee statue

President Trump on Thursday mourned the loss of “beautiful statues and monuments” in the wake of the violent clashes in Charlottesville during a white supremacist demonstration protesting the planned removal of a statue depicting Confederate military commander Robert E. Lee.<p>Trump's string of …

Rights & Freedoms
Immigration

The ultra-healing, Ayurvedic cider latte everyone in Brooklyn is freaking out over

When Montauk Juice Factory partners Madeleine Murphy and Bret Caretsky decided to expand their enterprise to include a Brooklyn brick and mortar, …

Read Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg's Response to Donald Trump's Election Win

Mark Zuckerberg is feeling “hopeful” after watching election returns with his daughter Max, he said in a Facebook post late Wednesday.<p>Without getting …

Mark Zuckerberg

WHY IT MATTERS: Issues at stake in election

WASHINGTON (AP) — A selection of issues at stake in the presidential election and their impact on Americans, in brief:<p>IMMIGRATION<p>The future of millions of people living in the U.S. illegally could well be shaped by the presidential election. The stakes are high, too, for those who employ them, help …

Great Depression

Scientists Just Created 'Neural Dust.' It Could Be the Biggest Breakthrough in Keeping You Healthy

New wireless sensors no bigger than dust could let thousands of people monitor and reclaim their health over time.<p>Wireless technology already lets people enjoy activities like listening to music, but now, scientists have created barely-there wireless sensors applicable to dozens of medical …

Breakthroughs

China Has Just Launched the World’s First Quantum Satellite

No <b>biggie</b>. It’s just a “<b>quantum satellite</b>” the <b>Chinese</b> plan to use for <b>teleporting</b> information in <b>mathematical subspace</b> using Einstein’s “spooky action …

Facebook election data shows third-party candidates are gaining steam

Donald Trump and Hillary Clinton aren't the only presidential candidates inspiring "likes" or "angry faces" on your Facebook feed.<p>With less than …

Fossil Fuels

Samsung president says 5G wireless is coming, and it's going to be incredible

Early tests of 5G networks have hit 10 Gbps speeds. In comparison, the average speed of today's fastest mobile network is 12.3 Mbps, so as much 100 times faster.<p>At the Rutberg Future: Mobile 2016 conference in Half Moon Bay, California, Gregory Lee, ‎president and CEO of Samsung North America, …

Wi-Fi

23 photographs that prove America is already great

Oil

These Are the Best Windows 10 Laptops You Can Buy

Some computer operating systems drive more buzz and industry-wide upset than others. The release of Windows 10 came with a retooled version of the …

Gear & Gadgets

Why Stocks Could Rise 20%

Thank the Fed<p>Cheer up, this could turn out to be a good year for stocks after all.<p>After enduring their worst first week of trading ever in January, …

Stock Markets

Why You May End Up Spending Way More in Retirement Than You Realize

Few of us have any idea what retirement will actually cost us.<p>Many financial experts agree that as a general rule, you’ll need about 70% of your …

Retirement

Web Buzz: Tripsak aims to simplify trip planning

Trip planning is hard, but here's a website with a simple visual grid to lead you through the basics.<p><b>Name:</b> Tripsak.com<p><b>What it does:</b> Its destination resource pages offer at least 20 websites to help you with information needed to plan your travel, such as attractions, accommodations, flights, …

Here's Two More Reasons Why Petroleum Prices Won't Rise

The United States has exported its first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo from the lower 48 states, after a tanker set sail from Cheniere Energy’s …

Oil & Gas Industry

The Best Places to Travel in February

Tired of tranquil beaches with puny waves? February is big wave season on Oahu, and daredevils congregate around the North Shore to catch swells of …

Humpback Whales

L.A. to pay $24 million to two men imprisoned for decades after wrongful murder convictions

The<p>Los Angeles City Councilagreed Tuesday to pay more than $24 million to settle lawsuits from two men who alleged that investigations by dishonestLAPDdetectives led to their wrongful murder convictions and caused them to spend decades behind bars.<p>Kash Delano Register, who won his freedom in 2013 …

A look at healthcare changes in 2015 and beyond

Healthcare — a sector that accounts for one-sixth of the U.S. economy, contributes an almost permanent point of tensions between economics and politics, and remains a concern for millions of families — is an enduring topic of discussion in America. That was true in 2015 and will continue to be so …

Dumbest things to do with money

rorobito/flickr<p>Time is still on your side in your 30s. If you manage your money well, it can mean huge financial gains in the future.<p>That's easier said than done. And many of us tend to assume that we'll have more money in our 40s and have plenty of time to tune up our finances, which can lead to …

Personal Finance

Top 10 Wine Values of the Year

The holidays are here, parties are abundant, and wine is necessary. With that in mind, here are executive wine editor Ray Isle's top 10 wine values …

Wine

Dead Pigeons and the Universe's Birth: 5 Weird Facts About Big Bang Theory

CAMBRIDGE, Mass. — It has been 50 years since two scientists found landmark evidence for the Big Bang theory.<p>Robert Wilson and Arno Penzias were …

Google's Life Sciences spinoff now has a robotic surgery spinoff

It's called 'Verb Surgical'<p>On Monday, Alphabet surprised us by introducing Verily, the new name for Google Life Sciences. Now, Verily has delivered its own offspring with the help of Johnson & Johnson: a surgical solutions company named Verb Surgical.<p>The new company will develop robots and surgical …

Medical Technology

This Habit May Separate Happy & Unhappy People

Take a minute to consider these four scenarios. Which do you think would make you happiest?<p>You might be surprised to learn, research backs numbers …

50 places everyone should visit in Europe

We've come up with the ultimate bucket list of travel destinations in Europe.<p>From biking along the canals of Amsterdam to scuba diving in the clear Mediterranean waters off the coast of Cyprus, here are 50 things you need to do in Europe in your lifetime.<p><i>Eliza McKelvey and Megan Willett contributed</i> …

European Travel

Revolutionary solar windows could generate 50 times more energy than regular PVs

An American solar firm has launched a new liquid technology that turns regular windows into solar panels which could be up to 50 times more …

Clean Energy