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Deep Learning

The Second Amendment's Fake History

<b>Exclusive:</b> A numbness followed the latest mass shooting this time at a community college in Oregon. Many Americans were frozen in futility as …

Political Correctness

Cyborg Targets Tate In 140-Pound Catchweight Fight

Be careful what you wish for, you just might get it.<p>Earlier this year, top Ultimate Fighting Championship (UFC) women's bantamweight contender Miesha …

Freelancing

GOP’s fear of a black America: The long, racist history which explains Dylann Roof and stains the so-called “party of Lincoln”

Dylann Roof’s assault was the latest salvo in the racial struggle we have fought since 1865: Who owns America?<p>Dylann Roof’s murder of nine people worshipping at Charleston’s Emanuel African Methodist Episcopal Church was not about mental illness; it was not about religious freedom; it was not an …

Black Culture
Employment

Using the Cyanogen OS lockscreen

Generally speaking, companies who feel the need to mess with the Android lock screen need to stop. The update to Lollipop this year is a perfect …

10 Steps Toward a Net-Zero Home

Having a home that produces as much energy as it consumes is not impossible – and it’s not just for the wealthy.<br>You can build a net-zero home from …

Maintaining Your Glock

The fiddling with temperature data is the biggest science scandal ever

New data shows that the “vanishing” of polar ice is not the result of runaway global warming<p>When future generations look back on the global-warming scare of the past 30 years, nothing will shock them more than the extent to which the official temperature records – on which the entire panic …

U.S. INTELLIGENCE AND THE SOVIET SPACE PROGRAM

Books<p><b>The Wizards of Langley: Inside the CIA's Directorate of Science and Technology</b> <br>By Jeffrey T. Richelson, Basic Books; 1St Edition edition (August …

Crime

Google Invents the Smart Door Opener for the Garage & Beyond

This week the U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application from Google that reveals one of the first Home Automation devices that …

Home Automation

10 Extraordinary Survival Uses For A Simple Bandana

Image source: natgeocreative.com<p>Nearly every checklist for items you should have in your survival kit will include a bandana. There is good reason …

Off-grid
Theology

A Big Fat List of Essential Oils for Health and Survival

The world can be a dangerous place. It is not as though we intentionally try to live dangerously, it kind of, sort of just… happens. Of course, we …

Alternative Medicine

Nest Week: A deeper look at the Nest Thermostat

Just as our fearless leader promised in his weekly missive, we're going to start taking a more focused approach for certain topics, and I have the …

Home Automation

Faith Crashers: Why Does God Kill People in the Old Testament?

There is a growing refrain among non-theists: reading the Bible made me an atheist. Commonly, they point to difficult to understand Old Testament …

Is GoPro Stock a Buy?

GoPro stock got hammered on news that Apple had been granted a patent for an action camera design. Is now the right time for investors to jump in?<p>An …

A world war on American soil: How the Civil War became a global struggle

When the Union and the Confederacy charged into battle in 1861, the whole world was watching — and waiting<p>"So it seems your Republic is going to pieces?” an unnamed high officer of the French imperial government snidely remarked to the American guest attending a concert at Emperor Napoleon III’s …

War

The First Book You Need to Read in 2015

A disclaimer: Frank Turek, President of CrossExamined.org and author of <i>I Don’t Have Enough Faith to Be An Atheist</i> is a friend of mine. More than …

The 17 best drone videos that gave a whole new perspective to 2014

Drone photography came into its own this year.<p>Quadcopters with cameras got better and cheaper, turning more people into drone hobbyists and professional aerial videographers. Drones were used for cityscapes, nature walks, concerts, real estate listings, disaster surveys, Olympic sports—even …

Drones