Thomas Heitz

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Quincy Jones to Dr. Dre: 'I Wanted To Be a Gangster Until I Was 11'

Legendary producer explains how a robbery steered him from crime to music<p>Quincy Jones detailed growing up in the gritty gangster culture of pre-World …

Rap & Hip-Hop

The finished Oculus Rift is shipping early next year

It's finally happened: Oculus has announced a date for the finished version of its Rift virtual reality headset. The Oculus Rift consumer edition is going to be shipping in the first quarter of 2016, with pre-orders opening later this year.<p>The Oculus Rift has gone through several iterations since …

Virtual Reality

100 Unbelievable Trips You Must Take Before You Die

It was really challenging and a lot of work to do an article like Top 50 Cities You Must Visit Before You Die, but we`ve decided to take on another …

Here's why Marrakesh, Morocco, was just named the most popular travel destination in the world

This is the first time that the Moroccan city has topped the list, but it's been gaining popularity as a tourist destination with Britons and Europeans over the last several years.<p>With its bustling souks, flavorful food, and famously welcoming hospitality, it's no wonder that tourists are starting …

Travel

National Geographic Travel

Here Are <em>Food & Wine</em>’s Best New Chefs for 2015

Editor Dana Cowin and the staff of <i>Food & Wine</i> have announced this year’s Best New Chef winners: Bryce Shuman (Betony, New York), Michael Fojtasek and …

North Carolina

NYC's Best Gourmet Barbecue Joints

New York might not be the Carolinas or a city deep in the heart of Texas, but we’ve got our fair share of tasty barbecue joints. Grab your bibs …

Fatty Foods That Are Good for Weight Loss

You are NOT always what you eat. If we were what we ate, then people who ate lots of hot dogs and pork chops would be solid walls of muscle. People …

Here's What Happens When You Try To Eat 12 Grilled Cheese Sandwiches In One Day

My best friend and I were on the hunt to find the best grilled cheese sandwich in New York City. Lucky for us, NYC did not disappoint.<p>Grilled cheese is the bridge between picky eaters and everyone else. It's on nearly every menu, and even if it isn't, it includes simple enough ingredients that …

South Asia

Public sector costs crippling Ontario

Premier Kathleen Wynne is facing the classic dilemma of all governments that spend more money than they take in through taxes, fees and other revenue …

Canada

Will Kathleen Wynne open up alcohol sales in Ontario?

Increasing accessibility of alcohol could raise revenue, divert attention from scandals<p>After years of discussion and study, Ontario's Liberal …

Ontario's Craft Brewers Want More Of Their Own Stores, And Kathleen Wynne Is Listening

TORONTO - Premier Kathleen Wynne is leaving the door open to a request from Ontario's small, independent brewers to allow them to set up more …

Canada

Catch up: A new record for Ontario’s Sunshine List and other stories you may have missed today

<i>Busy day? Here are five stories to help you catch up.</i><p>A new record for Ontario’s Sunshine List<p>The number of Ontario government employees pulling down six-figure salaries has topped 100,000 for the first time ever.<p>That’s despite the government’s promises to tighten its belt in the face of a massive …

Kathleen Wynne

Humans Need Not Apply

YouTube

If Cars Really Could Drive Themselves, How Many Would We Need?

With cars shuttling themselves about from one task to the next, cities of the future might need about a third as many vehicle as we have now, a new study finds.<p>If self-driving cars become a reliable, safe, legal technology, here's a vision of what cities may someday look like.<p>There are no downtown …

Our new robot overlords: The terrifying uncertainty of our high-tech future

Are computers taking our jobs?<p>Last fall economist Carl Benedikt Frey and information engineer Michael A. Osborne, both at the University of Oxford, published a study estimating the probability that 702 occupations would soon be computerized out of existence. Their findings were startling. Advances …

When will man become machine?

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1128000/1128605_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1518098119_011c3d161633b678fd5b4533486fe620<p><b>"I think the development of full artificial intelligence [AI] could spell the end of the human race."</b><p>Professor Stephen Hawking's verdict …

Singularity

THE SHOT: Window Washing in Dubai

I have a history of climbing things with a camera. Urban things. Structures. Buildings. Bridges. But, to be clear, I’m not a climber per se. I’m not an outdoorsy person, or, at this point in my life, even particularly athletic. I don’t take my weekends and go off and climb a big rock.<p>But, I’ve …

Photographers

Art Paris Art Fair 2015: Southeast Asia - Photographs from the exhibited artists at Art Paris Art Fair | LensCulture

In the Western world, relatively little is understood about the recent boom in visual arts from one of the world’s burgeoning regions: Southeast Asia. Yet the visual brilliance and critical purpose of this region’s contemporary art is undeniable. Distinct from the long entwined European/East Asian …

South-east Asia

New 3-D printing technology 'game-changing,' Vancouver TED conference hears

Print<p>Related<p>VANCOUVER — They aren't yet at the point they can 3-D print a Terminator T-1000, the fluid-metal robotic villain in the Arnold …

3D Printing

5 Secrets of a Successful TED Talk

What makes a successful TED talk?<p>Here at the Science of People we endeavored to find out. Why do some TED talks rack up millions of views, change lives and are talked about everywhere?<p>All TED talks are good. Why are some great?<p>We set out to answer this question with one of our first crowd-sourced …

THE SELECTS: Hanging From Burj Khalifa

Photographers