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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__=1536229699_55f6f25d1c3606c84c6f177070fb005b<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 …

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The best games you likely missed in 2014

Venus Patrol founder and Indie Games Festival chairman Brandon Boyer put together a fantastic list of games you may have missed this year, but really need to play.<p>Among the 20 titles are secret hits like the black-and-white adventure game <i>Fjords</i>, the creation of a second-grade teacher in Seattle; …

Here are some of the terrifying possibilities that have Elon Musk worried about artificial intelligence

MGM<p>Elon Musk, the Tesla and Space-X founder who is occasionally compared to comic book hero Tony Stark, is worried about a new villain that could threaten humanity—specifically the potential creation of an artificial intelligence that is radically smarter than humans, with catastrophic results:<p>Musk …

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How to Overcome Shyness | The Art of Manliness

For the last couple of weeks we’ve been exploring the subject of shyness. In our first post, we talked about the nature of shyness and its symptoms. …

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Think Beyond the Question to Find a Better Option

The next time you make an important decision, ask yourself: Are all these constraints valid? Is this question really a binary yes or no? Are there …

Overcome Your Status Quo Bias by Reversing the Situation

Should you stay or should you go? Status quo bias is our tendency to, when presented with a choice, prefer the current scenario as opposed to making …

Podcast Suggestions for Men: 24 Shows to Make You a Better Man | The Art of Manliness

The humble podcast has seen its fair share of ups and downs since its inception (at least as we know it now) about 15 years ago. These days, …

Men's Fashion, Style, Grooming, Fitness, Lifestyle, News & Politics

Skincare<p>It's actually not as hard as you'd think.<p>By Adam Hurly3 days agoView More<p>Sales<p>There’s still time to score big.<p>19 Photos3 days agoView …

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We are all right-wingers now: How Fox News, ineffective liberals, corporate Dems and GOP money captured everything

<b>(AP/Ron Frehm/Pablo Martinez Monsivais/Reuters/Gretchen Ertl/AP/Toby Talbot)</b><p>Is the left enjoying a moment of triumph — or has a president with no bearings left the Tea Party in charge?<p>Thomas Frank<p>March 9, 2014 11:00am (UTC)<p>I used to talk to the political scientist Adolph Reed, Jr. a lot back in the …

The long, slow surrender of American liberals

For nearly all the twentieth century there was a dynamic left in the United States grounded in the belief that unrestrained capitalism generated …

Rand Paul is Not an Isolationist

Last Friday, Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) released a statement on the situation in Ukraine:<p>We live in an interconnected world and the United States has a …

9 Reasons Why Raising the Minimum Wage Is a Terrible Idea

President Obama and congressional Democrats are pressing to increase the federal minimum wage to $10.10 an hour. Here are nine reasons why that’s a …

Rand Paul Says He Believes in the "Historic and Religious" Definition of Marriage Between a Man and Woman; Kentucky AG Won't Appeal Marriage Ruling

After Heyburn’s order was issued <i>Reason</i> asked Sen. Rand Paul (R-Ky.) to comment on the order. Paul’s response below:<p>I believe in the historic and …

5 disturbing ways the religious right is trying to rewrite American history

<b>(Jeff Malet, maletphoto.com)</b><p>Disregarding the separation of church and state is just the beginning…<p>Rob Boston<p>March 5, 2014 1:33pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Former House Majority Leader Tom DeLay captured headlines recently with a claim that God wrote the U.S. Constitution. …

Obama Focuses on Domestic Agenda, Pushes Minimum Wage Plan

With seemingly no end to the crisis in Ukraine, President Barack Obama today focused his attention back to his current domestic policy push - a new …

More now say Christie would not make a good president

Would Hillary Clinton make a good president? Would Chris Christie? Or Ted Cruz? The latest Fox News poll asks just that about a handful of potential 2016 candidates.<p>The biggest takeaways: Former Secretary of State Clinton continues to outperform potential rivals and the number saying New Jersey …

8 stunning reminders of the 1 percent’s unbelievable narcissism

<b>Sam Zell (AP/Richard Drew)</b><p>Whether comparing justified public anger to the Holocaust or lynch mobs, America’s mega-rich can’t help themselves<p>Evan McMurry<p>March 5, 2014 1:43pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Five years after Wall Street wrecked the economy, the rich are doing better …