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12 Beautiful Rooms with Terra-cotta Tile

All things cozy and comforting are set to trend in 2017, and what you'll see more of in tile is no exception. Recently, we've noticed the design …

Monkeys Drive Wheelchairs Using Thought Alone

A major step toward helping humans with paralysis<p>A group of researchers have figured out a way to allow monkeys to control a wheelchair with their minds. The achievement, which uses a brain implant, could soon help even severely paralyzed people to control their wheelchairs, allowing them much more …

The Psychology of the New Times Square

When David Owen wrote about the work of the Norwegian architecture firm Snøhetta, Craig Dykers, one of the principal partners of the firm, discussed the organization’s approach to design by describing the scene outside his New York office, which overlooks the Wall Street bull:<p>Dykers told me that he …

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5 unexpected sources of bias in artificial intelligence

Kristian Hammond Contributor<p>As chief scientist and co-founder, Kris focuses on R&D at Narrative Science. Kris is also a professor of computer science at Northwestern University.<p>We tend to think of machines, in particular smart machines, as somehow cold, calculating and unbiased. We believe that …

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20 Steampunk Novels to Read If You're Looking For Something Different

We've included the steampunk genre in our 2017 reading challenge, but some readers may be wondering: what even is a "steampunk novel"? According to the <b>Oxford Dictionary</b>, steampunk is "a genre of science fiction that has a historical setting and typically features steam-powered machinery rather than …

The science fiction podcasts every nerd should listen to

To help you ignore your dystopian reality.<p><i>This post has been updated, and will probably be updated again, because that's how best-of lists should work.</i><p>I love podcasts, you love podcasts, your grandma probably loves podcasts. Looking for some science fiction you can enjoy while your eyeballs do …

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Browse & Download 1,198 Free High Resolution Maps of U.S. National Parks

I cannot, and do not wish to, imagine the U.S. without its National Park system. The sale and/or despoliation of this more than 80 million acres of …

'Egg Rock' Meteorite Discovered On Mars By Curiosity Rover

The space rock was located in a region where conditions once favored life.<p>Don’t be fooled by the dark object in the image above. It’s about the size of a golf ball, but appears bigger in the picture. It was discovered on the surface of the red planet Mars and photographed on Oct. 30 by NASA’s …

Google and Blizzard team up on a StarCraft made just for AIs

AIs have more or less mastered chess, Go and a number of other highly cerebral games — how will they do on something like StarCraft II, which combines high-level strategy with the need for quick reaction times and tactical thinking? Probably great, honestly. And this collaboration between Google’s …

Silkpunk Sci-Fi Author Ken Liu Talks Fantasy, Technology and the Future of the Human Race

An interview with the author of The Grace of Kings and The Wall of Storms<p>Ken Liu, author of the Dandelion Dynasty series, is one of the leading new voices in science fiction. His worlds are teeming with airships and submarines crafted from silk, sinew and feather. Liu spoke with Nexus Media about …

The parks that have transformed Queensland

For close to a century, this south west Brisbane site was home to a cement quarry. Today, Rocks Riverside Parklands is one of the best parks in …

3 Game-Changing Plant Care Tips Photos

If ever there was a reason to work on your lack of a green thumb, it's this one: Plants don't just make your home look better—they'll make you feel better, too. "Indeed, setting up the right conditions for plants to breathe and develop permits that a home’s inhabi­tants, and its guests, too, feel …