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Teens in Outer Space Become the Ultimate Star-Crossed Lovers in This Poignant Short

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Or rather, what could possibly go right in this scenario? It’s hard enough being a teenager in love without major complications, like having a nutty, disapproving family... or being stuck ...

Google collects Android users' locations even when location services are disabled

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Many people realize that smartphones track their locations. But what if you actively turn off location services, haven’t used any apps, and haven’t even inserted a carrier SIM card? Even ...

This AI can spot art forgeries by looking at one brushstroke

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Oli Scarff | Getty by Jackie Snow November 21, 2017 Detecting art forgeries is hard and expensive. Art historians might bring a suspect work into a lab for infrared spectroscopy,

The Surprising Ways Social Media Is Making Us Healthier

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When you go to the doctor or the hospital and get your vitals checked, it’s safe to assume they’re recorded and processed as data. The same goes for your weight,

The Nationalist's Delusion

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THIRTY YEARS AGO, nearly half of Louisiana voted for a Klansman, and the media struggled to explain why. It was 1990 and David Duke, the former grand wizard of the ...

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Drug Discovery AI to Scour a Universe of Molecules for Wonder Drugs

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On a dark night, away from city lights, the stars of the Milky Way can seem uncountable. Yet from any given location no more than 4,500 are visible to the ...

Alabama Local News, Breaking News, Sports & Weather

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The Future of Art: See a Stunning Human/Robot Dance Duet

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Man, machine, and music harmonize beautifully in the captivating performance.

Can these drones save elephants from extinction?

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You will be up to date with all our MACH updates, including special offers A herd of African elephants walks in Addo Elephant National Park in South Africa.Alexander Joe / ...

How a half-educated tech elite delivered us into evil

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One of the biggest puzzles about our current predicament with fake news and the weaponisation of social media is why the folks who built this technology are so taken aback ...

Tiny human brain organoids implanted in rodents, raising ethical concerns

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M inuscule blobs of human brain tissue have come a long way in the four years since scientists in Vienna discovered how to create them from stem cells. The most ...

America’s foreign policy: embrace thugs, dictators and strongmen

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Past presidents believed that American power should be used as a force for good in the world. Not Donald Trump ON APRIL 29th Donald Trump rang Rodrigo Duterte, the president ...

James Franco May Be Joining the X-Men Universe as Multiple Man

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James Franco has been a part of so many projects, it may seem like he’s got a clone. And now, that could actually happen—in a movie at least. Deadline reports ...

Fantastic Beasts 2 Has a New Name and a First Look at the Cast

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Fantastic Beasts 2 is no longer Fantastic Beasts 2—it’s Fantastic Beasts: The Crimes of Grindelwald, and now we have our first look at some of the cast, including Jude Law ...

In Hotel Transylvania 3, the Monsters Go on Vacation, Because of Course They Do

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Everyone needs a vacation sometime—especially monsters who make their living working in the hospitality industry. Though you wouldn’t necessarily expect a group of vampires and other ghouls to hop on ...

Genetically Engineering the Natural World, it Turns Out, Could Be a Disaster

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For the native species of New Zealand, European settlement was particularly cruel. The country has no endemic land predators, so many of its birds evolved without the typical avian aptitude ...

The Long Journey to Make Pixar's Dia de los Muertos Movie Coco

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Pixar’s latest film, Coco, changed so much over the course of its production, its makers couldn’t come up with a title for it. “We didn’t know what we were going ...

Amazon's Last Mile

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Who delivers Amazon orders? Increasingly, it’s plainclothes contractors with few labor protections, driving their own cars, competing for shifts on the company’s own Uber-like platform. Though it’s deployed in dozens ...

Rhythm of Breathing Affects Memory and Fear

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Summary: A new study reports the rhythm of your breathing can influence neural activity that enhances memory recall and emotional judgement. Source: Northwestern University. Breathing is not just for oxygen; ...

Even More Rumors About Ben Affleck's Future as Batman

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Disney’s Prince Charming movie has found a director. Daisy Ridley talks the challenges of facing Snoke for Star Wars: The Last Jedi. Fear the Walking Dead adds another regular. Plus,

New: CIA Agent Whistleblower Risks All To Expose The Shadow Government

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I Give Up, I Like Nibiru Doomsday Stories Now

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A planet whole solar system is going to destroy the Earth during September October, uh, any time now, if the usual doomsday conspiracy people are to be believed. And if ...

Slaughterbots

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If this isn't what you want, please take action at http://autonomousweapons.org/

Daisy Ridley Loves Porgs... Rey, Not So Much

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2 mentions7 days ago
In what is probably the saddest piece of The Last Jedi news we’ll actually get before the movie drops, ladies and gentlemen, I regret to inform you: Rey, the new ...

Tim Berners-Lee on the future of the web: 'The system is failing'

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Sir Tim Berners-Lee’s optimism about the future of the web is starting to wane in the face of a “nasty storm” of issues including the rollback of net neutrality protections,

Last Night's Legends of Tomorrow Dropped the Biggest Easter Egg You've Ever Seen

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If you haven’t been watching Legends of Tomorrow this season, you need to know: The big goofy show is bigger and goofier than ever, with fun homages to E.T. and ...

New Details on the Female Kick-Ass Comic, Which Mark Millar Wrote Before His Netflix Deal

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Bye, Dave. Hello, Patience. It was just revealed that the new Kick-Ass is named Patience Lee, a military veteran and mother in her early 30s living in New Mexico. She’s ...

Coco Is Already the Highest-Grossing Movie in Mexican History

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Pixar’s latest film, Coco, won’t be released in the US until November 22, but it’s already made box office history. In less than three weeks, it’s become the highest grossing ...

The Original Gimli Has a Theory About Why Amazon Is Rebooting Lord of the Rings

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Amazon’s quest to become the one streaming service to rule them all has led it to greenlight a rebooted Lord of the Rings series. At least one of the actors ...

Mel Gibson and Frank Grillo May Star in a Groundhog Day-Style Action Thriller

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We’ve gone around and around with Groundhog Day, Edge of Tomorrow, and Happy Death Day—and now, add Boss Level to the list. The latest potential film from writer-director Joe Carnahan ...

Boston Dynamics’ ATLAS Robot Is Now a Backflipping Cyborg Supersoldier

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10 minutes ago, I was cautiously optimistic that one day we’d live and work side-by-side with robots in perfect harmony. Then Boston Dynamics posted a video of its ATLAS humanoid ...

Author of "The Martian" says colonizing Mars is a bad idea

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In Brief Andy Weir, the author behind "The Martian" and the new novel "Artemis," argues that a Martian colony doesn't make sense for the time being. Experts in space exploration ...

Watch NASA’s Mars 2020 Parachute Unfurl at Supersonic Speeds

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In preparation for NASA’s next robotic mission to Mars, the space station has performed a successful test of a special parachute that’s designed to withstand the intense speeds involved during ...

There Are Several New Poe-ments of Footage In These Last Jedi TV Spots

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We’ve reached the final phase of marketing for Star Wars: The Last Jedi: the copious TV spots. Several have come online in the last few hours, all with a little ...

For the first time, a robot passed a medical licensing exam

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In Brief Chinese AI-powered robot Xiaoyi took the country's medical licensing examinations and passed, according to local reports. Xiaoyi is just one example of how much China is keen on ...

Who Filters Your News? Why we built gobo.social

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Roughly ten years ago, as phones became smartphones and Facebook and Twitter began their rise towards ubiquity, a fundamental social shift took place: the majority of people in the developed ...

The First Trailer For Deadpool 2 Is Hidden in a Bizarre Tribute to Bob Ross

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Our first look at Deadpool 2 in action is finally here. But you’re going to have to get through a totally weird, and pretty hilarious, skit to get to it.

The United Nations Met to Discuss a Possible Ban on "Killer Robots"

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Representatives from countries around the world met on Nov. 18 to discuss weapons systems at the United Nations’ Convention on Conventional Weapons (CCW). One point of particular interest at the ...

‘A long winter’: White House aides divided over scope, risks of Russia probe

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Six months into a special counsel’s investigation of Russian interference in the 2016 presidential election, White House aides and others in President Trump’s close orbit are increasingly divided in their ...

Elon Musk: The Architect of Tomorrow

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It's mid-afternoon on a Friday at SpaceX headquarters in Hawthorne, California, and three of Elon Musk's children are gathered around him – one of his triplets, both of his twins.

Hera Syndulla May Be One of the Best Star Wars Characters Ever

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Last night was the midseason finale of Star Wars Rebels season four, and while it was light on mythology and mystery, it did establish that Hera Syndulla may be one ...

US Airstrikes Soar in Somalia

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After nearly a decade of bombing Somalia, the U.S. military has markedly increased its air campaign against extremists there. Fourteen strikes since August have brought the year’s total, as announced ...

Brain implant boosts human memory by mimicking how we learn

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A “memory prosthesis” brain implant has enhanced human memory for the first time. The device is comprised of electrodes implanted in the brain, and is designed to mimic the way ...

A New Take-Home Exhibit From the Museum of Science Fiction Celebrates the Women of Scifi

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We first told you about it a year ago—and now, after a hugely successful crowdfunding campaign, the finished product is here: Catalysts, Explorers & Secret Keepers: Women of Science Fiction.

NASA Captures Stunning Close-Up Photos of Antarctica's Massive Iceberg

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Back in July, satellite images showed an iceberg bigger than the state of Delaware calving and drifting away from Antarctica’s Larsen C ice shelf. Well, it’s summertime now in Antarctica,

Boom Studios' New Labyrinth Comic Will Explore the Goblin King's Origins

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Last we heard, that long-rumored Labyrinth movie reboot was still in the works despite the fact that there will never be anyone who can replace David Bowie as Jareth, the ...

The field of AI research is about to get way bigger than code

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When it comes to developing artificial intelligence, the largest technology companies in the world are all-in. Google and Microsoft say they’re “AI-first,” and businesses like Facebook and Amazon wouldn’t be ...

Connecticut Lawsuit Is the First to Claim Elephants as Legal Persons

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Yesterday, the Nonhuman Rights Project filed a petition on behalf of three elephants being kept at a Connecticut zoo. The suit demands that the court recognize these animals as “legal ...

MakerNurse Is All About Unleashing Your Nurse's Inner MacGyver

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Inventing and improving medical devices can be a long and arduous process. Oftentimes it’s also a process that takes place far from the end user—the patient. But what if research ...
 

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