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Hope Hicks turns heads in Davos looks

Hope Hicks has a habit of turning heads — and she proved it once again at the World Economic Forum on Friday.<p>The White House communications director stepped out in a stunning pair of taupe suede, thigh-high Stuart Weitzman boots, priced at $798, and a navy blue wrap dress.<p>She rounded out the …

3.5 Billion-Year-Old Fossils Challenge Ideas About Earth’s Start

In the arid, sun-soaked northwest corner of Australia, along the Tropic of Capricorn, the oldest face of Earth is exposed to the sky. Drive through …

Sex robot will decide if you’re a good person (and then it will get horny)

Sex robot fans might have imagined that their lifeless plastic lovers would always be up for a good time, day and night – but that might not actually …

Saturn's Biggest Moon is Surprisingly Earth-Like — And Scary As Hell

Though NASA’s Cassini spacecraft was vaporized in Saturn’s atmosphere back in September (RIP), it’s still revealing fascinating insights about the …

Astronomy

Bannon faults George W. Bush for 'destructive' presidency

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Former White House adviser Steve Bannon depicted former President George W. Bush as bumbling and inept, faulting him for …

Blade Runner 2049: Inside the Dark Future of a Sequel 35 Years in the Making | WIRED

SCROLL DOWN<p>SCROLL DOWN<p>I’ve seen things you people wouldn’t believe: Skyscrapers engulfed in a sickly yellow haze; Elvis Presley performing on the …

Why do we feel so guilty all the time?

Food, sex, money, work, family, friends, health, politics: there’s nothing we can’t feel guilty about, including our own feelings of guilt. By Devorah Baum<p>I feel guilty about everything. Already today I’ve felt guilty about having said the wrong thing to a friend. Then I felt guilty about avoiding …

Corruption

The simple reason we’re getting all these long-delayed movie sequels now

<i>Blade Runner</i> is the latest film to be revived after years in retirement.<p>Harrison Ford will reprise his role as Rick Deckard from the original 1982 Ridley Scott-directed film in <i>Blade Runner 2049,</i> due out in US theaters on Oct. 6. The movie itself takes places 30 years after its predecessor. It comes …

Movies

There is no Trump pivot, and there never will be

Boy, the “new Trump” sure disappeared fast.<p>In recent weeks, Washington has been abuzz over the new Donald Trump. He was quarreling with Republicans. He was dealing with Democrats. He had rid himself of Steve Bannon. He had elevated Gen. John Kelly. Finally, the long-awaited pivot had happened, and …

Lessons in Leadership From John Kelly's Favorite Book

How a novel from the 1930s can help the White House chief of staff navigate the Trump administration.<p>When powerful people cite books as their lodestars, they often favor volumes full of guidance, uplift and exemplary inspiration. For Bill Clinton, that means Marcus Aurelius’ <i>Meditations;</i> for Barack …

Bannon: 'Trump presidency that we fought for, and won, is over'

Steve Bannon on Friday declared the Trump presidency as we know it “over.”<p>The former White House chief strategist, whose ouster was officially announced Friday afternoon, cast a grim picture of the path forward for President Donald Trump and his staff in one of the first public interviews since …

How Trump's foreign policy threatens to make America weak again

The president talks a tough game – but he has alienated allies. And the more he tries to assert US leadership, the less of a leadership role he plays<p>Donald Trump does not travel well. At his first major summit, he was too tired to walk through the Sicilian streets with the other G7 leaders, and …

Donald Trump

Artificial intelligence is quickly becoming as biased as we are

When you perform a Google search for every day queries, you don’t typically expect systemic racism to rear its ugly head. Yet, if you’re a woman searching for a hairstyle, that’s exactly what you might find.<p>A simple Google image search for ‘women’s professional hairstyles’ returns the …

Meet 'Professor X,' the AI genius who left his lab at Princeton to beat Uber, Google, and Intel at their own game

By the fall of that same year, Xiao, known as something of a risk-taker, had moved himself and his family from New Jersey to Silicon Valley, and raised some modest seed funding for his new startup focused on self-driving cars.<p>His startup, dubbed AutoX, has done its best to stay under the radar to …

Ray Kurzweil predicts computers will be as smart as humans in 12 years

12 years.<p>That’s how long Google’s Director of Engineering Ray Kurzweil thinks it will take for computers to reach human levels of intelligence.<p><b>Singularity Is Coming</b><p>“By 2029, computers will have human-level intelligence,” Kurzweil said in an interview at the SXSW Conference with Shira Lazar and Amy …

The Complete Beginner's Guide To Big Data Everyone Can Understand

Big Data is a term that has been around for some time now but there is still confusion about what it actually is. The concept is continuing to evolve and to be reconsidered, as it remains the driving force behind many ongoing waves of digital transformation, including artificial intelligence, data …

Big Data

Put the blame where it belongs: Bush, Reagan, Kissinger and the real history of the rise of ISIS

<b>(AP/Scott Stewart/J. Scott Applewhite)</b><p>Conservative intellectuals are now trying to blame Marxism for ISIS. Time for a history lesson<p>Paul Rosenberg<p>April 3, 2016 9:30pm (UTC)<p>If you think it's a bit crazy when elite conservatives try to blame Obama for the rise of Donald Trump, you ain't seen nothin' …

3 ways you can learn economics without going back to school

Perhaps you've gone to university and don't want to go back, or perhaps you haven't but still yearn to know more about the subject.<p>The good news is that there are plenty of ways to pick up a self-made education in economics, even if you don't want to learn the maths or go back to school.<p>Here are …

How fast could humans travel safely through space?

The current speed record has stood for 46 years. When will it be beaten, asks Adam Hadhazy.<p>We humans are obsessed with speed. Recent months, for instance, brought news that students in Germany have broken the record for the fastest accelerating electric car, and that the US Air Force plans to …

Microsoft vs. Sony's video game rivalry is seriously stressing me out

And I have to tell you: It's really stressing me out.<p>I already own a Nintendo Wii U (with 9.5 million sold globally), which is one of the best investments I've ever made. But choosing between the Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) and the Microsoft Xbox One (XB1) is proving to be a much harder decision.<p>Let's …

A McDonald's Bars Customer from Buying Meal for Homeless Person

Once you purchase food from a restaurant it's yours to do what you please with — right? Maybe not: According to the <i>Inquisitr</i>, a McDonald's in Manchester, England refused to serve a teenager who was trying to buy food for a homeless man.<p>19-year-old Charlotte Farrow says she was headed to work when …

Here’s how Apple, Google, and Microsoft are trying to get inside your genes

Not satisfied by having our emails, chats, status updates, search histories, clicking behaviors, and shopping preferences, some of Silicon Valley's …

Artificial Intelligence

THE SHOT: On the Streets of Baltimore

It was the third night of the Baltimore curfew and protestors had once again gathered at the intersection of West North and Pennsylvania Avenue, where much of the rioting took place following the funeral for Freddie Gray. I covered the Ferguson riots last fall and had previous experience covering …

Home-Cooked Meals, Comfy Chairs and Netflix on Mars? It Could Happen

There is no Ikea on Mars. There are no takeout joints or Internet cafes either. Getting to the Red Planet might be half the battle, but staying happy and comfortable there is also a serious challenge.<p>Earlier this week, NASA announced it was offering $5,000 for the best ideas on how to improve …

Game of Thrones

Why Marvel Movies Continue To Succeed And DC Just Can’t Seem To Get It Right

Probably kind of strangely, at least compared to most people I suppose, I’ve never been strictly a Marvel <i>or</i> DC person, to the point that I prefer one to the other. Growing up, I’d go through phases: there were certainly times in which I preferred Marvel over DC, and vise versa, but I never lived in …

Iron Man

Here's What NASA Plans to Do if an Astronaut Dies in Space

Step one: Don't panic.<p>President Nixon was prepared for Neil Armstrong and the other Apollo 11 astronauts to die on the moon in 1969. Written in an …

Space Science