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Watch Chewbacca Play With Kittens In Adorable Video

Whats’ cuter than a kitten? A Wookiee playing with kittens? I guess if that’s what floats your boat, who am I to judge? Watch Chewbacca playing with …

Chrissy Teigen Wearing Sweat-Soaked Spanx Is the Most Relatable Thing You'll See Today

Thank you, Chrissy 🙌<p>Happy long weekend! Ideally, you're soaking up these last fleeting days of Summer 2018 by lounging poolside, contemplating Justin Bieber's mustache, and 100 percent <i>not</i> getting covered in sweat whilst wearing Spanx.<p>If you're Chrissy Teigen, however, you 100 percent <i>are</i> spending …

Instagram

How will AI technologies affect child development?

Whenever Amy Blake’s four-year-old son Oliver wants to listen to songs from his Spotify playlist, he simply says aloud, “Hey Google, play Oliver’s jams” and one of the family’s two Google Home Mini smart speaker devices automatically plays them for him.<p>At night, her two-year-old daughter Isabel …

Artificial Intelligence

Microsoft continues its quest for the HoloLens grail

The company remains ahead of a host of competitors with its augmented reality headset, which can justify its expense for mission-critical …

Augmented Reality

Sonos will only bring AirPlay 2 to its recent speakers

But if you've got one, you can play AirPlay audio on older Sonos gear<p>Last year, Sonos announced plans to add support for Apple’s AirPlay 2 to its speakers. AirPlay 2 is a significant feature in that it will allow iPhone and iPad users to send audio from basically any app to Sonos’ great-sounding …

Avengers: Infinity War cast team up for hilarious Brady Bunch spoof

In a few days, moviegoers will get to see the Avengers assemble to fight Thanos, Thanos, Thanos! But in the meantime, we get to see the cast of</i> …

Exclusive: This is the most dexterous robot ever created - MIT Technology Review

It might not look that special, but the robot above is, according to a new measure, the most dexterous one ever created. Among other tricks, it could …

Move over, lithium! Researchers create world’s first rechargeable proton battery

A team of researchers at RMIT University in Melbourne, Australia, has created the world’s first rechargeable proton battery. The current battery is …

Clean Energy

Microdrones That Cooperate to Transport Objects Could Be Future of Warehouse Automation

Teams of small quadrotors use just a camera and IMU to help each other transport cargo Photo: University of PennsylvaniaLast month, we wrote about …

Michael Wolff on His White House 'Cloak of invisibility'

“I hear that the president is very angry, or, let me be precise: I hear that he is truly bouncing off the walls,” Wolff says in new Q&A<p>Michael …

How to Become a Data Scientist Without a Degree

This article will explore what it’s like to be a Data Scientist, the skillset required, and how to acquire these skills using mostly free or cheap …

These crabs can grow up to 3 feet - and hunt birds, a biologist's video proves

There's a theory that giant crabs overwhelmed Amelia Earhart, dismembered her and carried her bones underground.<p>Speculative, at best. Sounds crazy, we know.<p>But so has almost every other horrifying rumor about the so-called coconut crabs - until science inevitably proves them true.<p>They grow to the …

Nature

Pittsburgh's Microgrids Technology Could Lead The Way For Green Energy

When President Donald Trump announced the U.S. would withdraw from the Paris climate accord, he said he represented "Pittsburgh, not Paris."<p>Pittsburgh Mayor Bill Peduto disagreed. He traveled to Germany this week as part of an unofficial delegation of more than 100 Americans, American officials and …

Green Energy

Only 5% of young workers in Britain are in jobs that are safe from robot replacement

The world is going through another technological revolution where greater use of robots, artificial intelligence, and automation can make business more efficient—potentially at the cost of millions of human jobs. Looking at Britain in particular, there’s a huge problem that young people face.<p>PwC …

Manufacturing fuels robotics in central Pennsylvania

YORK, Pa. — For decades, Rust Belt cities have been seen as decaying manufacturing centers struggling to reinvent themselves. Now, central …

The Next Billion-Dollar Startups 2017

Every year for the past three, Forbes has gone looking for 25 young U.S. companies with a strong shot at reaching a valuation of $1 billion or more. Last year’s list included hot companies like the crowdfunding site GoFundMe, online retailer Boxed and innovative home seller OpenDoor. This year, …

Investing

In Pakistan, once-fringe Islamist radicals are making their way into mainstream politics

By Pamela Constable<p>Pamela Constable<p>Foreign correspondent covering Afghanistan, Pakistan, South Asia, Latin America and immigration<p>Email Bio Follow<p>ISLAMABAD — One candidate was from a banned group, its leader under house arrest for past ties to armed militants. The other was from a movement built …

Trump Administration

Sean Spicer tries to clean up his battered image with a surprise Emmy appearance

<b>(CNN) —</b> Anyone could have predicted that Stephen Colbert's opening Emmy monologue would include talk of politics and mentions of President Donald Trump, but no would could have predicted a surprise cameo from White House alum Sean Spicer.<p>The former White House press secretary made a brief …

Exclusive: US Navy ships in deadly collisions had dismal training records

<b>(CNN) —</b> The two US Navy destroyers involved in deadly collisions in the Pacific this summer both had lengthy records of failure to fulfill key training requirements, according to Government Accountability Office data provided to Congress and obtained by CNN.<p>The USS Fitzgerald had expired training …

Military

A History of The American Milkman

<i>When milk’s involved, magic happens. We’re partnering with Milk Life to learn all about the essential role the farm-fresh beverage plays in elevating everyday recipes—and sharing recipes, tools, and tips for incorporating milk’s rich and smooth texture into wholesome at-home cooking. Read up …

El Paso

SpaceVR thinks VR-enabled robots are the future for colonizing space

<b>Mars: 2051</b><p><i>In the bitter cold of a martian winter, 30 remote-controlled robots walk out of a holding bay across the icy terrain to begin their day in the mines. They pile in to the latest autonomous, hydrogen-powered Waymo rover, power down and charge up at docking ports… It’s going to be a long day.</i><p>…

The four waves of augmented reality (that Apple owns)

Tim Merel Contributor<p>Tim Merel is managing director of Digi-Capital.<p>More posts by this contributor:<p>Ubiquitous AR to dominate focused VR by 2022<br>• The new reality of mobile AR and computer vision venture capital<p>We’ve been saying for the last couple of years that augmented/virtual reality is the fourth …

Want to Improve Your Public Speaking Skills? There’s an App For That

Danish Dhamani was painfully self-aware of his accent when he arrived in the U.S. four years ago.<p>Born in Pakistan and raised in Tanzania, Dhamani was riddled with anxiety at the thought of speaking in class at Drexel University. Worried this would hold him back, he sought out coaching. Dhamani …

Everything the iPhone replaced

When the iPhone was announced 10 years ago, it reinvented the phone. But in doing so, it has taken the place of so many other products.<p>As part of <i>Cult of Mac’</i>s collaboration with <i>Wired UK</i> to mark the 10th anniversary of the iPhone, we’ve taken a look at everything the iPhone replaced in 2007. Check …

3 Ways to Keep From Getting Tongue-Tied Onstage

At a loss for words? You're not alone. A new Harvard University study reveals people are more prone to 'visual thinking' than 'verbal thinking.'<p>Picture this: you're on vacation on a beautifully exotic island surrounded by lush greenery miles away from gnarly traffic jams and endless to-do lists. In …

8 High-Protein One-Pan Dinners

I'll be honest: I'm not someone who revels in the challenge of cooking a complicated meal. And to me, complicated means running around between …

SpaceX rocket lands in swimming pool — in Apple ARKit-powered augmented reality

We've seen Elon Musk's Tesla being virtually driven in augmented reality, so it's only right that we also get a look at his SpaceX rockets in the …

10 phrases truly confident people don’t use (too much)

Can you fake confidence?<p>The truth is, lots of people use the trick of "faking it" til they make it when it comes to confidence.<p>Confidence is an …

This 5-minute flow strengthens your core and your confidence

Quickie workouts are great for giving you a swift full-body burn—but with this core-building sequence, you may just find it strengthens your …

10 Things Highly Productive People Do on the Weekend

How to use your weekend to create a better week ahead.<p>Some people have an uncanny ability to get things done. They keep their nights and weekends …