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​Samsung turns IBM's brain-like chip into a digital eye

IBM created a computer chip that works like a brain. Now, Samsung has used it to create a biologically inspired digital eye.<p>The IBM chip, called TrueNorth, is built of 4,096 tiny computing cores that form about a million digital brain cells and 256 million connections. Together they act like the …

Military

7 Reasons To Go Into Business For Yourself

Successful businesses don’t happen overnight. So often we only see the finished product or hear the story of a successful entrepreneur, we don’t hear about the blood, sweat and tears it took to get them were they are today. It takes a lot of planning to get an idea off the ground and actually turn …

Small Business

A Theory That Will Change How You See SpongeBob SquarePants

We all know that <i>SpongeBob SquarePants</i> is filled with some really dark shit, like suicide jokes and a possible allegory for nuclear testing. But what …

SpongeBob SquarePants

A new app wants to help you beat the credit card companies

Our increasingly automated world should make driving safer. It could also make things safer for your checkbook.<p>And just like with cars, it takes a …

Personal Finance

Amazon's Alexa could help you track down lost items

So you've misplaced your wallet or your keys once again.<p>Soon, Amazon's Alexa voice assistant may be able to help you unearth them.<p>Launched last June, Amazon Echo is a wireless speaker that does your bidding through the built-in Alexa voice assistant. You can ask Alexa to find information, check …

Smart Homes

Photograph: Conservation International/PA<p>Some scientists argue that amphibians are already experiencing a mass extinction. The golden toad has not been seen since 1989 and is believed extinct, possibly due to a combination of habitat loss and the chytrid fungus which has wiped out amphibians around …

Extinction

Stephen Hawking explains how to (sort-of) escape a black hole

<i>This post has been corrected.</i><p>If you find yourself stuck inside a black hole, Stephen Hawking says not to panic: You may die, but all traces of your existence may not be lost forever.<p>Current science suggests that a black hole’s gravity is so strong that absolutely nothing—not even light—can escape …

How to Start a Business Without Quitting Your Day Job

And meet a bunch of folks who pulled it off.<p>Bill and Lauren Elward both held demanding full-time jobs when they started their online business, Castle …

Dirt Bombs

Makes 12 Servings<p>Like a cinnamon-sugar doughnut in muffin form. You’ve been warned.<p>May 2014Print<p>Ingredients<p>muffins<p>Nonstick vegetable oil spray<p>2¼ cups all-purpose flour<p>2 teaspoons baking powder<p>1 teaspoon kosher salt<p>½ teaspoon ground nutmeg<p>½ cup (1 stick) unsalted butter, room temperature<p>¾ cup sugar<p>1 …

Breakfast