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YouTube takes on cable with new TV service

Dave Lee<p><b>YouTube has launched a $35-a-month TV subscription service that will rival US cable networks.</b><p>The live TV service will carry more than 40 channels, including some of the country's biggest networks including ABC, CBS, Fox, NBC and ESPN.<p>The service will also include a "cloud DVR" that will let …

Death and Tax Cuts

Across the country, Republicans have been facing crowds demanding to know how they will protect the 20 million Americans who gained health insurance thanks to the Affordable Care Act, and will lose it if the act is repealed. And after all that inveighing against the evils of Obamacare, it turns out …

Twitch gamer dies during 24-hour charity livestream

Twitch streamer Brian Vigneault, known as “Poshybrid,” died this weekend in the middle of a 24-hour marathon livestream. Vigneault was 35 years old …

Earth - The strange link between the human mind and quantum physics

"I cannot define the real problem, therefore I suspect there's no real problem, but I'm not sure there's no real problem."<p>The American physicist Richard Feynman said this about the notorious puzzles and paradoxes of quantum mechanics, the theory physicists use to describe the tiniest objects in the …

Quantum Physics

Bigger Than Hip-Hop: The Best Non Hip Hop Albums Of 2016

What’s going on world! With 2017 just started, I would be remiss if I didn’t make a list of some great 2016 projects that weren’t Hip Hop or rap. …

Lost Japan-only 'Legend of Zelda' game is available to play

Even the biggest Nintendo fan out there might not be familiar with Satellaview. It was a Japan-only peripheral for the Super Famicon (the country's version of our Super NES) that broadcast games via satellite -- one of which was a remixed version of <i>The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past</i>. Now, as …

Retrogaming

14 psychological tricks to get people to do what you want

1. Use a 'decoy' option to get people to buy your product<p>In his TED Talk, behavioural economist Dan Ariely explains the "decoy effect" using an old</i> …

11 Obscure Kung Fu Movies You Need To See

Any geek is familiar with the big names in kung fu – Jackie Chan, Jet Li, Stephen Chow, et cetera. They’re sort of like the Stallone and …

How the sugar industry has distorted health science for more than 50 years

The sugar industry has a long history of shaping nutrition policy in the United States, working to mask the potential risks of consuming too much of the sweet stuff.<p>It wasn’t until this year, for instance, that the US Dietary Guidelines finally recommended people keep their consumption of added …

Forget ideology, liberal democracy’s newest threats come from technology and bioscience | John Naughton

A groundbreaking book by historian Yuval Harari claims that artificial intelligence and genetic enhancements will usher in a world of inequality and powerful elites. How real is the threat?<p>The BBC Reith Lectures in 1967 were given by Edmund Leach, a Cambridge social anthropologist. “Men have become …

Artificial Intelligence

Türkei: Zehn Thesen zum Putschversuch | ZEIT ONLINE

Die Türkei hat jetzt kein simples Erdoğan-Bashing verdient, sondern genaues Hinschauen. Die Lage ist komplizierter, als viele uns glauben machen …

This Is Your Body on Music

We asked experts how music affects the brain, our emotions and everything else.<p>Artist Louise Bourgeois listened to it at night, using childhood …

A Better Kind of Happiness

Nearly two and a half millennia ago, Aristotle triggered a revolution in happiness. At the time, Greek philosophers were trying hard to define precisely what this state of being was. Some contended that it sprang from hedonism, the pursuit of sensual pleasure. Others argued from the perspective of …

No Biggie, Neil deGrasse Tyson proposed a new kind of government

After the tumultuous election year America had, the debate over what kind of leaders we want to represent us did not end. Helpful to the discussion …

Neil deGrasse Tyson

52 Movies That Are So Clever They'll Have You Thinking For Days

All these films will stay with you long after they've finished playing.<p><i>Note: Submissions have been edited for length and/or clarity.</i>

Gelungene Präsentation Marketing: 100 Growth Hacking-Tipps für Gründer

In der Regel müssen Start-ups in Sachen Marketing versuchen, mit wenig Geld viel zu erreichen. Die Festlegung einer Zielgruppe ist dabei Pflicht und …

Startups

There’s a way to train our brains to cope with stress that changes chemistry “as much as any antidepressant”

Stress is often perceived as the villain of contemporary culture: the nagging tension that keeps us chained to our desks during the day, awake all night, and makes us dangerously unhealthy.<p>But Ian Robertson, a cognitive neuroscientist at Trinity College Dublin and author of the upcoming book ‘<i>The</i> …

Immune System

Eagles’ Complete Discography: Don Henley Looks Back

‘Eagles,’ 1972<p><i>After getting together in 1971, the Eagles needed to find an identity and prove themselves as songwriters. They did both on their</i> …

Den Reichen darf es wehtun!

Um die breite Mehrheit der Arbeitnehmer zu entlasten, sollte Deutschland den Vermögenden mehr abverlangen.<p>Zu den vielen wundersamen Dingen, die aus …

Here They Are: The 20 Songs You'll Be Listening to All Summer

Because we aren't just playing the hits at our parties.<p>No one can quite agree on what a song of the summer actually is. Technically, the song of the summer is the most commercially successful track between the months of June and September. For example, the technical winner of 2015 wasn't Taylor …

Papierloses Büro: So sieht es heute bei mir aus

Ich betreibe dieses Blog seit über 11 Jahren, viele davon bin ich mittlerweile selbständig und muss mich so mit den Widrigkeiten in Papierform …

Blog-Checkliste #2: 10 Dinge, die du nach dem Veröffentlichen eines Beitrags tun solltest

Hast du dich schon mal gefragt, was große Blogs von den vielen Kleinen unterscheidet? Es sind nicht nur die offensichtlichen Dinge, wie zum Beispiel …

Social Media

Ja, Völkermord

Die Armenien-Resolution kommt der Regierung ungelegen. Wie Bundespräsident Gauck und Grünen-Chef Özdemir den Bundestag dazu brachten, den Genozid als …

Google Maps 9.26.1 mit einigen Neuerungen

Kurz notiert für alle Freunde von Google Maps, beziehungsweise der Navigation mit Googles Kartenlösung. Zukünftig wird es möglich sein, die Suche …

Android

Es hat sich viel aufgestaut

Die rassistische Äußerung von AfD-Vize Gauland über Jérôme Boateng hat ein Nachspiel. Parteichefin Petry nutzt den Vorfall eiskalt für sich.<p>Seit …

Alexander Gauland

Googles Quantencomputer soll auch aus fehlerhaften Daten lernen

Hartmut Neven, der bei Google die Entwicklung von Quantencomputern leitet, erklärt im Interview mit Technology Review, wie die Superrechner die …

Technologie