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One machine to rule them all: A ‘Master Algorithm’ may emerge sooner than you think

It’s excusable if you didn’t notice it when a scientist named Daniel J. Buehrer, a retired professor from the National Chung Cheng University in Taiwan, published a white paper earlier this month proposing a new class of math that could lead to the birth of machine consciousness. Keeping up with …

Artificial Intelligence

There's now even more evidence that one type of protein is best for your body

• <b>A study of more than 81,000 people in North America found that meat protein-eaters increased their risk of heart disease twofold.</b>• <b><br>But people who ate</b> …

Nutrition

Apple Could Release a Foldable iPhone that Doubles as a Tablet in 2020

When Apple trots out "new" versions of various products in the fall, don't expect too many particularly awesome innovations in the iPhone line. These …

Bank of America

Enjoy the Night Sky at Singapore's Gardens by the Bay

In my own opinion the night was simply brilliant, Visiting Singapore’s Gardens by the Bay and entering the majestic world that is the Christmas …

This Dog Has A Very Human-Like Face And People Are Freaking Out

Meet Yogi, the Shih-poo who looks like a person.

The Navy keeps encountering mysterious UFOs — and no one can figure out what they are

"I can tell you, I think it was not from this world," retired US Navy pilot Commander David Fravor told ABC News in an interview in December 2017.<p>"I'm not crazy, haven't been drinking. It was — after 18 years of flying, I've seen pretty much about everything that I can see in that realm, and this …

Paranormal

Inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe

The inevitable muscle wasting of old age could be stopped, scientists believe, after discovering why people become frail as they grow older.<p>Most people become weaker in their later years, as their leg muscles get smaller and less able to bear weight, which often leads to disability and falls.<p>But …

10 subtle signs you're smarter than you think you are

You might be surprised to know which of your quirks can reveal your inner genius.<p>1. You accept that there are plenty of things you don't know<p>You may think that pretending you know everything, even when you don't, makes you come across as smarter. But in reality, people who aren't afraid to be …

Psychology

Scientists found a new type of water in diamonds, holy crap

Scientists have found a new type of water known as Ice-VII from diamonds deep in the Earth's crust. This type of ice is about 1.5 times as dense as …

7 tips to keep your brain as sharp as your body

When it comes to our hearts, even the non-medical types among us pretty much know what we need to be doing. In a nutshell: exercising and eating right.<p>But when it comes to our brains, guidelines tend to be foggier. Besides, we figure, since we’re probably as smart as we’ll ever be, what can we …

A new report details how AI could destroy all of humanity

Artificial intelligence, as it stands right now, isn’t very intelligent. Yes, it can match humans in chess, develop its own language and obscure memes, make art better than IRL artists, and mimic human speech in a terrifying manner. But it can mistake a turtle for a gun, accidentally purchase you …

A.I.'s Rapid Advance Should Be Truly Scary If You're Paying Attention

When it comes to identifying existential threats posed by technological innovations, the popular imagination summons visions of <i>Terminator</i>, <i>The Matrix</i>, …

Artificial Intelligence

Scientists think they’ve discovered a fourth type of human fuel beyond carbs, fat, and protein — and it could have key health implications

One swig of the stuff and I'd had enough. The colorless, odorless liquid tasted like nail polish remover — but I was told it offered unparalleled benefits for my body, so I chugged away, if somewhat skeptically.<p>The small plastic bottle contained pure ketone ester, a substance that a team of …

Diabetes

Massive crayfish that didn't exist 25 years ago are capable of cloning themselves — and it's terrifying scientists

A crayfish that is capable of cloning itself is taking over Europe — and scientists are taking note.<p>The marbled crayfish has a mutation that allows it to clone itself, reports Carl Zimmer at The New York Times. Zimmer profiled scientists studying the all-female species known for its massive size, …

Biology

The Immortalists - can science defeat death?

In his new book Heavens on Earth, founding editor of Skeptic magazine Michael Shermer explores humanity’s obsession with the afterlife and the quest …

Blockchain Explained: How It Works, Who Cares and What Its Future May Hold

Best known as the immutable database that runs underneath cryptocurrencies like Bitcoin and Ethereum, blockchain is poised to play a critical role in …

The Game-Changing Blockchain Announcement You Probably Missed Last Week

Blockchain's non-currency applications are beginning to gain steam.<p>The past year and change has truly been incredible for cryptocurrency investors. …

35 Amazing Real World Examples Of How Blockchain Is Changing Our World

It’s quickly becoming apparent that blockchain technology is about far more than just Bitcoin. Across finance, healthcare, media, government and other sectors, innovative uses are appearing every day.<p>Here is a list of 35 which I have come across. While some may fail to live up to their promises, …

Blockchain

5 Technology Trends That Will Make Or Break Many Careers In 2018

Technology is bringing about seismic changes to just about every aspect of our modern lives. In 2018 we will see self-driving cars, artificially intelligent doctors and deliveries carried out by drones.<p>Contrary to what many seem to think, you don’t need to be a software engineer or computer …

Artificial Intelligence

Quantum computing is going to change the world. Here's what this means for you.

The science and tech world has been abuzz about quantum computers for years, but the devices are not yet affecting our daily lives. Quantum systems …

Quantum Computing

Japanese Astronaut Concerned After Growing 3.5 Inches Taller in Three Weeks [Update: He Was Wrong]

<b>Update: January 10, 8:20 am EDT</b>: According to new reports, Kanai either fabricated this story, “mis-measured” himself, or it was all a joke that …

Japanese scientists just created an AI that can “read” human minds

Nope, this isn’t just fodder for the new series of Black Mirror<p>As computer scientists attempt to make machines think and learn like humans, the …

Machine Learning

Dave Chappelle Addresses Louis C.K. Allegations in Controversial New Netflix Special

560<p>SHARES<p>In his latest Netflix stand-up special, <i>The Bird Revelation</i>, Dave Chappelle finally addresses the sexual misconduct allegations against …

Dave Chappelle

US fighter pilot reveals encounter with UFO and warns world leaders to take sightings seriously

AN AMERICAN pilot who claims to have chased an alien aircraft has warned world leaders to take UFO sightings seriously.

Paranormal

The Quest for Eternal Life: Right or Wrong?

Lifespans are increasing. In the UK, life expectancy has risen from 76 in 1991 to 81 in 2017, and in China, the average rose from 68 to 76 in the …

Peter Thiel

Support for Japanese porn star's marriage shows China's growing tolerance: expert

Sora Aoi posts a picture showing her wedding ring on her personal Sina Weibo account on Monday night. Photo: Sina Weibo<p>The marriage announcement of a …

China

Meet the Porn Star Turned Academic Who’s Revolutionizing the Adult Industry

Aussie Angela White received the U.S. equivalent of a master’s at the University of Melbourne, and her thesis was recently published. But she has her …

University of Melbourne

Colombian ‘Sex Island’ Hosts Raunchy 4-day New Year’s Party with Unlimited Sex and Drugs

It's been called "the most exciting New Year's Eve party in the world"<p>14K<p>SHARES<p>If you want to drink your body weight in hard liquor, bathe in …

Celebrity Gossip

Former Navy pilot describes bizarre encounter with aircraft with 'no plumes, wings, or rotors' that outran his fighter jet

Commander David Fravor's colleagues made fun of him after learning he encountered what appeared to be a UFO during a standard training mission off the coast of San Diego in 2004.<p>Fravor was in his F/A-18F fighter jet when a radio operator asked him to investigate a mysterious, white floating object …

Paranormal

Microwaves will be obsolete by 2027. Here’s what’s going to replace them

Imagine an appliance that lets you throw veal, zucchini, and tomatoes on one pan and have them all come out perfectly cooked. When Miele introduced …

Kitchens