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Sony's smart speaker harnesses the power of Google Assistant

Rather than build its own virtual assistant for a smart speaker, Sony is tapping into the power of Google Assistant. The company is debuting its entry into the category this week at IFA: the LF-S50G. Despite the lack of a catchy name, the device allows to you play and control music from a range of …

Google Assistant

Father John Misty - "Total Entertainment Forever" [Official Music Video]

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The End of the Universe as We Know It

What if the world around us is just a shadow of reality? Imagine, for example, that you wake up one cold winter morning and look out your window to find that the view is completely obscured by beautiful ice crystals, forming strange patterns on the glass. You might see something like the image …

Physics

What Will Happen When Betelgeuse Explodes?

Every star will someday run out of fuel in its core, bringing an end to its run as natural source of nuclear fusion in the Universe. While stars like our Sun will fuse hydrogen into helium and then — swelling into a red giant — helium into carbon, there are other, more massive stars which can …

Simulated Mars dust makes for weird 3D-printed objects

When humans finally get to Mars, they'll need to use local resources in their quest for survival. Mars has a lot of dust, and the European Space Agency is looking at how to transform it into useful 3D-printed objects. On Wednesday, the ESA posted the fascinating results of a 3D-printing test using …

European Space Agency

The White House doubts climate change. Here's why the Pentagon does not

WASHINGTON — The contentious debate over climate change is entering a new phase, with skeptics in the Trump administration poised to roll back …

Former ISIS sex slave demands justice for Yazidis

<b>(CNN) —</b> A Yazidi woman who was kidnapped and taken as a sex slave by ISIS told CNN's Fareed Zakaria on Sunday that the Iraqi government and the UN should establish an investigation in order to bring members of the brutal regime to justice.<p>Nadia Murad, along with her counsel, international human …

UN Security Council

Getting drunk on your own front porch is not illegal, rules US court

A supreme court in the US has re-affirmed the right for people to be drunk on their own front porches in a ruling saying that “sipping a mojito on a …

The 4 Women You Should Never Hit On

If they end up ruining your life, don't say we didn't warn you<p>You're chatting up a beautiful woman at the bar. She's single! She's nursing a beer! Why <i>shouldn't</i> you make your move? Well, while your potential new fling sure seems like a catch, she might give off signs that say she's not worth …

Arizona Committee Passes Bill to Treat Gold and Silver as Money, Remove Capital Gains Taxes

<b>PHOENIX</b>, Ariz. (Mar. 8, 2017) – Today, an Arizona Senate Committee passed a bill that would eliminate state capital gains taxes on gold and silver …

Alabama Senate Passes Bill to Eliminate Marriage Licenses, Nullify Federal Control in Practice

<b>MONTGOMERY</b>, Ala. (March 8, 2017) – An Alabama bill that would abolish marriage licenses in the state, and effectively nullify in practice both major …

New Hampshire House Passes Bill That Would Require Courts to Fully Inform Juries

<b>CONCORD</b>, N.H. (Feb. 15, 2017) – A New Hampshire bill that would require state courts to fully inform jurors of their right to nullify passed the …

New Hampshire

New Bacterial Life-Form Discovered in NASA and ESA Spacecraft Clean Rooms

High atop a platform inside a clean room at the European Space Agency’s (ESA) launch site in South America, scientists painstakingly searched for …

Washington State

And Then the Breitbart Lynch Mob Came For Me

<i>This post originally appeared at</i> Foreign Policy.<p>Here’s how lynch mobs form, in the age of the alt-right and “alternative facts.”<p>First, you …

Donald Trump

Researchers Just Found Evidence of an Ancient 'Lost Continent' Under Mauritius

Earth still has some massive secrets.<p>Newly discovered crystals expelled from volcanic eruptions on the island of Mauritius are billions of years …

John Wetton of King Crimson, Asia Dead at 67

John Wetton, a bassist and singer who was a member of King Crimson and co-founded the supergroup Asia, has died following a battle with colon cancer, <i>Rolling Stone</i> reports. Earlier this year, Wetton announced that he was dropping out of a tour with Asia to undergo chemotherapy. He was 67. “For those …

King Crimson

Women Against Feminism - A Pornstar's Point of View

Lately, feminism seems to be everywhere, whether people are praising it or trying to squash it completely, it's out there. In light of misogynistic …

Feminism

America’s Forgotten Fruit Tree: The Appalachian Banana

<i>Earthy Delights, a company that has been providing professional and home chefs with wild foraged, exotic foods for over 30 years, sells several</i> …

Facebook patent hints at an automated solution for fake news

Facebook may have said that it's stepping up its fight against fake news in the past few weeks, but there are signs that it might have had a way to tackle this problem sooner. A recently published USPTO filing from 2015 reveals that Facebook has applied for a patent on technology that would …

This Honda concept car will have emotions of its own

Chances are you either love or hate your car — and soon the feeling could be mutual.<p>Japanese automaker Honda will showcase a concept car at the Consumer Electronics Show next month that is capable of understanding the driver’s emotions and developing emotions of its own, the company announced this …

Climate change escalating so fast it is 'beyond point of no return'

Global warming is beyond the “point of no return”, according to the lead scientist behind a ground-breaking climate change study.<p>The full impact of …

Half the world's species failing to cope with global warming as Earth races towards its sixth mass extinction

Nearly half the species on the planet are failing to cope with global warming the world has already experienced, according to an alarming new study …

Build Old-School Lat Strength With the Bent Press

<b>The bent press is a unique lift that was once quite famous due to the strongmen of the golden era. But as it is quite technical, it was considered a</b> …

Nestlé: The Global Search For Liquid Gold

Food and Beverage multinational Nestlé dominates the world water industry with their Pure Life and Poland Springs brands by exploiting water …