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Canadian grocery chain orders 25 Tesla electric Semi trucks

Tesla’s Semi is off to a promising start, despite there being no official pricing information available yet: In addition to a Walmart pilot, Canadian grocery giant Loblaw is purchasing 25 of the heavy duty all-electric transport trucks (via Canadian Press), with a $5,000 deposit for each upfront …

Ban on killer robots urgently needed, say scientists

The movie portrays a brutal future. A military firm unveils a tiny drone that hunts and kills with ruthless efficiency. But when the technology falls into the wrong hands, no one is safe. Politicians are cut down in broad daylight. The machines descend on a lecture hall and spot activists, who are …

Artificial Intelligence

Papa John's CEO loses millions after slamming NFL leadership

The CEO and founder of Papa John's saw his net worth drop by millions after the pizza chain reported worse-than-expected sales, which he blamed on the NFL.<p>John Schnatter's net worth dropped $70 million between Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday afternoon, Forbes reported. As of Wednesday, Schnatter …

"This will be a new form of life": Stephen Hawking says artificial intelligence robots will replace humans COMPLETELY

Renowned physicist Prof Stephen Hawking has said robots will eventually replace humanity COMPLETELY.<p>Prof Hawking said that he believes artificial …

Walmart Moves From Traditional Retailer To High-Tech Innovator

How does any company compete with Amazon? For most businesses, the matchup would be a David versus Goliath story. A small business or local retailer must learn how to differentiate itself from its big box or online competitors to succeed. But, what happens when one big retailer competes …

eCommerce

5 Digital Marketing Mistakes Your Brand Should Avoid

We all know that digital marketing moves fast, and because of that, there’s a tendency to always look towards the next best thing and focus less on the lessons of the past. But developing an awareness and understanding of past mistakes is one of the best ways to pave a path to future success.<p>When …

Marketing

Building your own smart mirror is surprisingly easy

Take that, Snow White<p>Smart mirrors are straight from science fiction. They’re part of an optimistic vision of the future that imagines a world where screens and data are everywhere, ready to feed you whatever information you need at a moment’s notice.<p>But it turns out that building your own smart …

The Internet is Going Nuts for This Landscape Photographer's Creative Images

Have you heard of the desert lake in Australia with extremely high concentration of salt? Well, it is the Lake Eyre and Murray Fredericks, an …

12 Travel Map Apps That Beat Google Maps Whether or Not You Have WiFi

Chunky GPS units are a thing of the past. These days, everyone is finding their way by using their smartphones. Although we’ll be the first to admit that we love the industry standard, Google Maps (especially with the new pit stop function), there are a few things that GM just can’t account for. …

Maps

10 Crazy Airbnb Rentals To Stay At On Your Next Vacation

You won't ever want to stay in a hotel after you see these listings.<p>From private islands to haunted mansions, these Airbnb picks are anything but boring.

7 Smartphone Hacks For Traveling Abroad

You've planned your trip, packed your bags and you're ready for your big adventure!<p>Have you thought about how you can use your smartphone to make your trip easier? Even if you don't have an Internet connection?<p>In recent years, there have been many apps developed that make travel easier-- even if …

The most bizarre things flight attendants have seen in their line of duty

From experiencing the thrill of adventure to taking amazing vacations at little or no cost, there are a lot of unique perks to being a flight …

Aviation

Kentucky creationists are building a Noah’s Ark theme park to rival Universal Studios | Toronto Star

WILLIAMSTOWN, KY.—A shallow sea once covered this state. On that point, the advocates of evolution and the defenders of creationism agree.<p>A geologist …

The world's top 10 companies, ranked by reputation

The Reputation Institute sorts companies according to the public's perception of their performance in seven areas: products and services, innovation, workplace, governance, citizenship, leadership, and performance.<p>The chocolate maker The Hershey Company is the most reputable brand in the US, but …

Syrian Refugees Had To Share A Hotel With A Furry Convention And The Photos Are Wild

Honesty, I don't even know what to say about this.

Pro-gun activist is accidentally shot by 4-year-old son

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Florida woman known for a strong pro-gun stance was shot, accidentally, by her 4-year-old son, authorities said.<p>Jamie Gilt, 31, was taken to a hospital after the Tuesday shooting, and is believed to be in stable condition.<p>Guns in America: The Impact and Business of Guns<p>A Putnam County …

Guns

Here’s why megapixels don’t matter on your smartphone camera

In technology as in life, bigger is usually better. The iPhone 6s Plus's main selling point is that its screen is nearly an inch larger than the iPhone 6s. A terabyte hard drive is obviously better than a gigabyte hard drive. No one advertises that their headphones are quieter than the …

7 Amazing Things You Probably Didn't Know About REM Sleep

A lot happens while you're dreaming.<p>The mysterious phase of deep sleep when our most vivid dreams occur has long fascinated scientists and artists. But it wasn't until the 1950s that sleep period -- also known as rapid eye movement, or REM, sleep -- was actually discovered and documented in a …

11 underground spots in Seattle to check out before they go mainstream

WITH A CITY as dynamic as Seattle, you could visit every year and never feel the need to go to the same place twice. Here are 11 spots you might not …

Volkswagen offers $1,000 gift cards as 'goodwill package' to US owners

After months of apologies, Volkswagen has a solution to appease angry US motorists caught up in its emissions scandal: gift cards.<p>Under the headline “We’re Working to Make Things Right”, Volkswagen on Monday launched a webpage where VW owners can enter their vehicle identification numbers and learn …

China has passed Canada as the biggest US trading partner—thanks to oil prices

The total value of trade in goods between the US and China reached $441.6 billion in the first nine months of this year, surpassing Canada for the first time in history.<p>But the news says as much about the damaging effect of low oil prices on Canada’s economy as it does about China’s rise. After …

Personal Trainer to Star Athletes Knows How to Make Them Suffer

Mackie Shilstone designs punishing workouts for Serena Williams and other clients and is no less demanding of himself<p>Mackie Shilstone, the fitness guru and personal trainer to pro athletes including tennis ace Serena Williams and Denver Broncos quarterback Peyton Manning, has a high tolerance for …

Denver Broncos

Self-driving Volkswagen completes 1,500-mile Mexican trek

As self-driving vehicles seem to be steering themselves ever closer to the mainstream, a team of researchers has completed Mexico's longest-ever journey in an autonomous car, traveling 1,500 miles in a special high-tech Volkswagen.<p>Raul Rojas, a professor at the University of Nevada, Reno, led a …

Mexico City

19 tricks stores use to make you spend more money

From supermarkets to department stores, retailers employ clever techniques designed to get you to spend more.<p>Stores are carefully engineered, and every aspect of the design has a highly specific purpose — from the background music to the interior wall color.<p>To become more of a savvy shopper — and …

Free Shipping

CREDIT SUISSE: The emission scandal could cost Volkswagen €78 billion and shares need to fall another 20%

In a note sent to clients on Friday the investment bank says "the market does not appear to be discounting negative knock-on effects" from the scandal.<p>The first big issue is simply the cost. VW must recall and fix all the faulty cars, pay fines, and will likely take a big hit on sales. Already on …

Credit Suisse

Side By Side Comparison Of Nine Generations Of iPhone Cameras Including The iPhone 6S

Last year we shared some photos that compared the camera quality of every iPhone ever made. The comparison shots were taken by Camera+ co-founder, …

Marketing firm 6S asks Apple to call new phone the iPhone 7

Apple is holding an event September 9 to announce its next line of iPhones (among other things), and one marketing firm is hoping the company has a last-minute change of heart on what it's planning to call the next iPhone .<p>That firm, 6S Marketing in New York, has launched a creative and amusing …

Marketing

'I've never felt more isolated': The man who sold Minecraft to Microsoft for $2.5 billion reveals the empty side of success

Sklathill / Flickr<p>It's the dream of many a startup founder: Make something people love and wind up wildly rich, selling the company for billions.<p>But after you do that, what comes next? It could be a sense of hopeless isolation.<p>So says Minecraft founder Markus Persson (aka "Notch") in a strangely …