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Technology will eventually become self-aware and supersede humanity, says astrophysicist<p>The development of artificial intelligence could spell the end of the human race, Professor Stephen Hawking has said.<p>The famous astrophysicist said he believed technology would eventually become self-aware and …

Left-Handed? Prepare to Earn Less

When our son was born two years ago, my right-handed wife prayed he would be a lefty, because she believed lefties were disproportionately talented. …

German town tricks neo-Nazis into raising thousands of euros for anti-extremist charity

Neo-Nazis gathered in a small German town found themselves the target of an anti-fascist prank this week when they inadvertently raised €10,000 for an anti-extremist organisation.<p>For decades, far-right extremists have marched through Wunsiedel in Bavaria every year, to the despair of those who live …

Google's mysterious barges were shut down over fire fears

Documents show company couldn't answer Coast Guard concerns<p>According to documents recently obtained under the Freedom of Information Act, Google's plan to show off its technology in special floating showrooms was scuppered late last year when the barges used in the project were deemed unsafe.<p>The …

8 Great Chrome Extensions to Transform your 'New Tab' Page

The ‘new tab’ page is something you probably look at for a lot more time than you think every day, so why not put it to work or get it to do something other than just show new tabs?<p>Here are eight great Chrome New Tab page extensions to beautify, redesign or put your new tab page to work.<p>My personal …

Cops can make you unlock your smartphone with fingerprint, says judge

Cops can force you to unlock your smartphone with your fingerprint — but they can't force you to unlock it with your passcode, according to a judge …

What Minecraft is teaching your kids about money | Reuters

NEW YORK (Reuters) - If your kids are chattering non-stop about things like emeralds, pickaxes and creepers, you may have a unique opportunity to turn a video game addiction into a life lesson about money.<p>An in-game screenshot of Minecraft is seen in this undated publicity image. …

Hawaii lava crosses residential property, threatens more homes

A slow-moving river of molten lava from an erupting volcano crept over residential and farm property on Hawaii's Big Island on Wednesday after incinerating an outbuilding as it threatened dozens of homes at the edge of a former plantation town.<p>The lava flow from the Kilauea volcano has been …

Google's redesigned Gmail app supports Yahoo and Outlook accounts

Gmail wants to manage all your email accounts<p>Google has been updating a number of its Android apps with its new material design recently, and it looks like Gmail will be the latest to get a visual overhaul shortly. <i>Android Police</i> has obtained early access to Gmail 5.0 for Android, and there’s a …

Netflix arrives on Linux, if you use Chrome

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: AnnaNizami / Shutterstock.com<p>Seven years after first launching its streaming service, Netflix officially arrived on …

Daft Punk and Pharrell's "Gust of Wind" Finally Gets a Video - PAPER

Daft Punk and Pharrell finally released a video for their 2013 track, "Gust of Wind."<p>The <i>Random Access Memories</i> collaboration was given the full-on Fall video treatment. Staged like a seasonal, Hanes underwear commercial, smiling women prance around in loungewear and defy gravity as autumnal leaves …

Watch Bill Murray Sing Along to Bob Dylan

"Shelter from the Storm" never sounded, or looked, so good<p><b>There are many reasons</b> we love Bill Murray — from vanquishing evil as Dr. Venkman and crashing engagement shoots to taking tickets at a minor league game. He's as approachable as he is amazing. His audience is instantly comfortable and …

Quick Connect Outdoor Gear | Troy-Bilt FLEX - Consumer Reports News

No room in the shed for a blower, mower, and power washer? Troy-Bilt is coming to the rescue with a flexible system in which four pieces of outdoor …

8 Things You Must Do Before You Retire

Getting ready to retire? The moves you make in the months before you call it quits can smooth the way to a secure future.<p>After working diligently for …

8 Tips on How to Recognize Someone With Obsessive-Compulsive Personality Disorder

People with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder do not necessarily have the more commonly discussed obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), although many individuals think the two conditions are the same. Those with obsessive-compulsive personality disorder (OCPD) generally have an inflexible …

Video: Paralyzed Rats Walk Again, Now Farther Than Ever

Scientists found that fluctuating the electrical signal to the rodents' paralyzed legs can make them step higher and walk for longer.<p>Like a severed telephone line (from back in the days when phones had wires), a spinal cord injury can cut off communication between the brain and the rest of the body …

10 Genius New Uses for Dish Soap

It helps with so much more than just cleaning greasy pots and pans.<p>Dish detergent might be a sink-side staple, but its cleaning power is incredibly helpful all over the house. Because the liquid is mild, it's often a great choice over harsher chemicals (plus, we bet you've got an ever-ready …

Irish gay groups apply to march in New York St Patrick's Day parade

Irish gay groups will publicly submit applications to march in New York’s St Patrick’s Day parade Tuesday, in a challenge to the organisers’ decision to allow only one one LGBT-aligned organisation to participate in 2015.<p>Organisers of the parade announced last week that they were lifting a …

New York City St. Patrick's Day Parade will include openly gay group

The nation's largest St. Patrick's Day parade, which in recent years was mired in controversy over its ban on openly gay marchers, bowed to corporate and public pressure Wednesday by including a diversity group from NBCUniversal in next year's event.<p>It was a major reversal for the 252-year-old …

Federal Judge Upholds Louisiana's Same-Sex Marriage Ban

A federal judge in New Orleans has upheld Louisiana's law banning same-sex marriage. The decision is the first break in a string of more than two dozen federal court rulings that have struck down same-sex-marriage bans in other states over the past year.<p>In upholding Louisiana's ban, Judge Martin …

Amazon’s new ad network has a secret weapon against Google AdWords: shopping data

The secret sauce of delivering relevant ads is rich and clean demographic, psychographic, and social data. Google has data on what we search for, Facebook has data on what we like and share, but Amazon’s data may be the best of all for targeting ads. It has data on what we browse and buy.<p>That’s why …

The shark-tracking camera that kept rolling when a great white attacked

GoPro's most extreme sport yet<p>The footage is peaceful at first. An autonomous vehicle shaped a bit like a torpedo, striped with yellow, green, and black, floats harmlessly through the gorgeous blue waters off Guadalupe Island. It hums quietly in the water, six cameras capturing the beautiful …

Peace Corps pulls volunteers over Ebola outbreak

The Peace Corps announced Wednesday that it was temporarily withdrawing its 340 volunteers in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone after two workers were exposed to the Ebola virus.<p>A spokeswoman told CNN and CBS News that the pair were being isolated after coming in contact with an infected patient who …

Suarez bite referee to officiate Brazil-Germany

FIFA has confirmed that Mexico’s Marco Rodriguez will oversee the semifinal clash Tuesday, with American referee Mark Geiger selected as the fourth official.<p>The referee who failed to notice Luis Suarez bite Giorgio Chiellini during the World Cup has been chosen to officiate Brazil’s semifinal clash …

Game makers are loading you up for the Fourth of July

It’s time to get out your shotgun and scare the neighbors in your trailer park.<p>At least, that’s the impression I get from the new images for Fourth of July content in Rockstar’s Grand Theft Auto Online multiplayer world. Game makers are dusting off the patriotism to deliver Fourth of July-themed …

Luis Suarez should seek treatment for his biting, says Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke

Jerome Valcke confirms Fifa’s disciplinary committee took Suarez’s previous biting offences into account when deciding the length of his suspension<p><b>Luis Suarez</b> should seek treatment for his biting, according to the Fifa secretary general Jerome Valcke.<p>“I think he should find a way to stop doing …

Installing Flooring | How To Float A Floor - Consumer Reports News

Some of the best flooring in Consumer Reports tests makes do-it-yourself installation a snap by clicking together and “floating” in place without …

Ranking the first 16 matches of the 2014 World Cup

The World Cup kicks off on Thursday, and the Eye On World Cup has ranked the first matches for each team for you.<p><b>More World Cup: Group Previews |</b> …