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24 Anime You Absolutely Need To Watch Before You Die

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Inside the World’s Most Elite (and Secret) Traders’ Club

In an industry where power and influence are measured in dollars and cents, this may be the most exclusive club in finance: The price of admission is …

Hedge Funds

I Know Which Country the U.S. Will Invade Next

By the end of this column, it will be clear which country the United States will invade and topple next. Or failing that, it will be clear which …

We’re wasting AI geniuses on ridiculous problems

Too often we’re wasting the most creative people on the planet on the most trivial and ridiculous problems.<p>“The best minds of my generation are thinking about how to make people click ads. That sucks,” said data scientist Jeffrey Hammerbacher, founder of Cloudera.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem …

'Avengers 4' Won't Fix The 'Infinity War' Ending, So Some Of Your Favorite Heroes Are Gone For Good

<b>Spoilers ahead for Avengers: Infinity War.</b> For those that were shocked by the ending of <i>Avengers: Infinity War,</i> get ready for another shocking …

Government accidentally sends file on "remote mind control" methods to journalist

When journalist Curtis Waltman filed a Freedom of Information Act request with Washington State Fusion Center (which is partnered with Department of …

MIT's AlterEgo headset can read words you say in your head

I don't want to alarm you, but robots can now read your mind. Kind of.<p>AlterEgo is a new headset developed by MIT Media Lab. You strap it to your face. You talk to it. It talks to you. But no words are said. You say things in your head, like "what street am I on," and it reads the signals your brain …

MIT Media Lab

Elon Musk Urges People to Watch Chris Paine's A.I. Movie While It's Free

"Do You Trust This Computer?" is now available to stream.<p>Elon Musk is concerned about the future of humanity. The tech entrepreneur shared a link …

How blockchain will disrupt Google, Apple, Amazon, and Facebook

In the eyes of “experts,” when it comes to blockchain, there is often no middle ground — it will either be boom or bust, nothing in between.<p>I for one have become a big proponent of blockchain technology, especially the crypto-economics used to jumpstart powerful network effects.<p>But with so many …

Blockchain

Wormholes, star gates and undetected dimensions: Are the theories in A Wrinkle In Time scientifically plausible?

opinion<p>Freelance journalist and editor who co-runs MovieRamblings<p><b>A Wrinkle In Time has been enchanting readers, both young and old, for nearly 60</b> …

24 Cognitive Biases You Need To Stop Making [Infographic]

Image: iStock<p>Cognitive bias occurs when we make subjective assumptions about people or situations based on our own perception of reality. This can …

Critical Thinking

How to make $400,000 a year writing about what you love — according to someone who's doing it

After posting my blogging income report from last year (where I made $401,681 with my blogging side hustle), I've been getting a lot of reader questions about how much money can you actually make blogging? I think blogging is the perfect side hustle because you can do it in your own time, you can …

Blind mystic Baba Vanga 'who foretold 9/11 and Brexit' also made a chilling prediction about Russia and Vladimir Putin

A blind mystic who correctly predicted Brexit, 9/11, the rise of ISIS and the Boxing Day tsunami also made a chilling prediction about …

You can take Google's Machine Learning Crash Course for free now

Google’s new ‘Machine Learning Crash Course’ is now available and it’s free for everyone. If robots are coming for your job this class will prepare you for your next one.<p>This same course has been taken by more than 18,000 Google engineers, and this is the first time it’s been made available to the …

Machine Learning

Pagedraw UI builder turns your website design mockup into code automatically

For years, one of the holy grails of web design has been trying to automate turning front-end design into clean code. Early attempts included tools like Dreamweaver and FrontPage. Pagedraw, a member of the Y Combinator Winter 2018 class, has developed a tool to fulfill that vision in a modern …

Computer Science

These are the best books for learning modern statistics—and they’re all free

Statistics came well before computers. It would be very different if it were the other way around.<p>The stats most people learn in high school or college come from the time when computations were done with pen and paper. “Statistics were constrained by the computational technology available at the …

Machine Learning

The two mental shifts highly successful people make

<b>“When you change the way you look at things, the things you look at change.”</b> — Max Planck, German quantum theorist and Nobel Prize winner<p>There are two primary mental shifts that occur in the lives of all highly successful people. Many make the first, but very few make the second.<p>Both of these …

Self-improvement

Man ‘cured’ of HIV through gene editing holds hope for others

For more than a decade, the strongest AIDS drugs could not fully control Matt Chappell’s HIV infection. Now his body controls it by itself, and …

Self-healing electronic skin will help robots have a sense of touch like humans

In the future, your robot babysitter will be able to tell if your child has a fever.<p>Researchers at the University of Colorado Boulder say they’ve developed the first fully rehealable and recyclable electronic skin, or <i>e-skin</i>. The technology mimics the functions and mechanical properties of human …

Breakthroughs

Scientists studying psychoactive drugs accidentally proved the self is an illusion

Philosophers and mystics have long contemplated the disconcerting notion that the fixed self is an illusion.Neuroscientists now think they can prove it or, at least, help us glimpse this truth with some help from psilocybin, the psychoactive property in magic mushrooms.<p>Researchers around the world …

The Brain

The quantum leap with EMF Motor

<i>Twenty years ago, this Engineer co-developed a new concept of electric motor, which was supposed to be far superior to the traditional motor. The</i> …

Engineering

Lishtot’s TestDrop tells you whether water is safe to drink without even touching it

Consistent access to clean water is something billions lack, and part of that is the inability to check whether one’s water is clean or not. Lishtot could help change this with a tiny device that instantly determines if water is safe to drink just by analyzing the electric field around it — no …

E.coli

"Tweetdecking" Is Taking Over Twitter. Here's Everything You Need To Know

Exclusive networks of teens are making thousands of dollars by selling retweets.<p>Teens and twentysomethings with large Twitter followings are making thousands each month by selling retweets, multiple users who engage in the practice told BuzzFeed News.<p>The practice is known as "tweetdecking," so …

‘I want to help humans genetically modify themselves’

Josiah Zayner, 36, recently made headlines by becoming the first person to use the revolutionary gene-editing tool Crispr to try to change their own genes. Part way through a talk on genetic engineering, Zayner pulled out a syringe apparently containing DNA and other chemicals designed to trigger a …

Genetics

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2017

The trouble with the future is that it never seems to arrive. That’s why we call it the future. We consequently have this bad habit of taking the …

Artificial Intelligence

Bitcoin Pioneer Says New Coin to Work on Many Blockchains

Jeff Garzik, one of a handful of key developers who helped build the underlying software for bitcoin that is known as blockchain, has seen its …

Anti-aging stem cell treatment proves successful in early human trials

The results of two human clinical trials into a stem cell therapy that can reverse symptoms of age-associated frailty have been published, and the …

African countries want to turn their poor, overcrowded urban centers into “smart cities”

Kigali, Rwanda<p>Vision City, Rwanda’s largest housing project, sits on a hill overlooking the rest of Kigali. Its rows of whitewashed villas and townhouses stand out against the green landscape and shacks made of scrap metal and mud, in the slum in the valley below. Outside the main office, a mayor …

Smart Cities

New frontier in cancer care: Turning blood into living drugs

SEATTLE (AP) — Ken Shefveland's body was swollen with cancer, treatment after treatment failing until doctors gambled on a radical approach: They …