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Google’s AI can now lip read better than humans after watching thousands of hours of TV

The AI system annotated TV footage with 46.8 percent accuracy<p>Researchers from Google’s AI division DeepMind and the University of Oxford have used artificial intelligence to create the most accurate lip-reading software ever. Using thousands of hours of TV footage from the BBC, scientists trained a …

Artificial Intelligence

The myth of 'travel hackers' who bag luxury trips for pennies

Unless you get into the realms of private jets, spending a fortune on travel is actually quite difficult.<p>Like you, probably, I invariably try to …

At charity roast, Donald Trump delivered what might as well be a campaign eulogy

NEW YORK — It was supposed to be his opening joke, but it landed with such heavy bitterness that it prompted scattered, uncomfortable laughter.<p>“A special hello to all of you in this room who have known and loved me for many, many years. It's true,” Trump said as he took command of the dais at the …

Donald Trump

Try This 21-Day Better Breakfast Challenge

Eating a balanced plate first thing gives you an energy surge to kick off your day and helps keep your hunger in check. “What you eat for breakfast …

Breakfast

11 Must-Watch TED Talks That Will Make You Insanely Productive

Spend a little time watching these talks now and you'll save a lot of time in the long run.<p>You know the old saying, "It takes money to make money." Well, the same can be said of time.<p>Sure, you'll spend somewhere between five and 20 minutes not working while you watch the TED talks below, but each …

How Crazy Is Elon Musk’s Mission to Mars?

Yesterday, billionaire tech entrepreneur and noted late guy Elon Musk unveiled his hotly-anticipated plan to send humans to live—and die—on Mars. And …

Android 7.0 Nougat Crashes Way More Than iOS 10

Android 7.0 Nougat users could be in for a big disappointment as far as app stability goes.<p>According to a new report released by Apteligent on Tuesday, Nougat has 2.5 times more network-related crashes than iOS 10 does. (A network crash is when an app crashes because of difficulties communicating …

Android News

Why outdated information is to blame for weight gain

The conventional dietary wisdom for the past quarter century has been “eat less, move more,” referring to reducing caloric intake and increasing exercise. But at the same time, we’ve seen obesity explode into the number one health problem facing Americans.<p>Only two logical explanations exist. The …

Diabetes
Hair

The Case Against Low-fat Milk Is Stronger Than Ever

Originally published by TIMEFor years you’ve been told to go for skim over full-fat dairy. Even the latest dietary guidelines for Americans urge …

How to watch movies and read books more intelligently, according to New York’s most powerful critics

Sometimes it seems we’ll never get back to the blissful college days of doing nothing but reading, thinking, and discussing. (Or drinking while discussing. Or drinking while not discussing.) The farther you get along in career and family, the more you wonder: Will I ever find time to finish (or …

Moby Dick

5 Trips That Are Better Taken Solo

There's no question that travelers are still hitting the road on their own. According to the Visa Global Travel Intentions Study, one in five …

National Parks

Nine dementia symptoms most people ignore

As the number of people suffering from dementia continues to rise - the World Health Organisation estimates 65.7 million patients by 2030 and 115.4 …

Cooking rice without a rice cooker is super simple, anyone can do it

When it comes to making rice, a rice cooker is often the appliance of choice for easy, fluffy rice. But not having a rice cooker is no excuse to not …

For The First Time Ever, Cup Noodles Are Getting A Recipe Change

We wouldn’t consider this to be a mid-life crisis, but even dorm room staples have a hankering to take a crack at reinvention once their 45th birthday rolls around.<p>Cup Noodles, the ever-reliable thrifty low glam instant ramen snack, is undergoing a bit of a makeover. (Sorry, “Ramen …

Middle Age

Why is it suddenly considered progressive to say women have pink brains?

The results are in: I am a woman. According to the Science Museum’s interactive test of “brain sex”, I am – in common with others of the female persuasion – possessed of a “good visual memory”, but not so skilled at “seeing things in three dimensions” or “being able to imagine how things …

OSIRIS-REx Traveled 2 Million Miles Away From Earth in a Week

By on<p>The revolution will not be televised. It'll be sent to your inbox by us.<p>NASA only launched its OSIRIS-REx mission a week ago, but the spacecraft …

PayPal wants to become your daily money habit

The payments company is working to give its customers more choices, in hopes of becoming a bigger part of their financial lives.<p>PayPal has been annoying some of its customers for years.<p>Instead of making it easy for folks to pay online using their credit cards, the digital payments company directs …

Here's how to use apps with Siri in iOS 10

With all of iOS 10's new messaging features, you'd be forgiven for forgetting that Siri support for third-party apps was one of the biggest new …

6 Eating Rules for Weight Loss That Can Change Your Life

Eating rules may sound little bit commanding and scary, but in fact, they are really simple to understand and practice. Weight loss can be a difficult process, however, if you make the right lifestyle changes and make just a simple effort you will succeed and live happier and healthier life. …

12 hidden features in iOS 10

After months of beta testing, Apple has finally released the first official version of iOS 10.<p>The update brings Siri to third-party apps and …

A different (more disturbing) view of Toronto home prices

No one can forecast an end to the surge in Toronto home prices, but Paul Ashworth thinks it’s not that far off.<p>Mr. Ashworth, the chief North American economist at Capital Economics, believes that the annual pace of price gains in Toronto will hold at about 14 per cent through the rest of the year, …

Banana Bread Overnight Oats

This recipe brings the home comforts of freshly baked banana bread into a simple and quick to prepare breakfast treat. Overnight oats are one of the …

Banana milk coffee is your autumn obsession

If you are already sick of the PSL, don't despair. There is a newer, cooler kid on the block ready to take the spotlight.<p>Meet banana milk coffee, a …

34 Foods That Will Boost Your Liver Function

Other than oxygen, your body needs water more than any other substance, including food, just to survive. Because water flushes toxins and waste …

Wellness

Sept. 4: Your lookahead horoscope

<b>IF TODAY IS YOUR BIRTHDAY</b><p>Certain activities may be fun but they are also a drain on your resources, so find ways to replace them with cheaper alternatives. Don't worry about keeping up with the neighbours – in the greater scheme of things material possessions are of no importance.<p><b>ARIES (March 21 -</b> …

Astrology

15 New Food Trends for a Hot Body

Eat more to weigh less? Or, even better: Eat more to weigh less and look and feel awesome, too? The more we learn about food and all the nutrients …

Nutrition

This might be the best smartphone camera on the planet

If the No. 1 thing you care about in a smartphone is the camera, you'll probably want to buy an LG G4.<p>The new smartphone, which LG showed off for the first time on Tuesday, has the makings of a revolutionary camera.<p>Warning: It's nerd stat time. The G4's 16-megapixel camera can snap photos in 0.276 …

Mobile Photography