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Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs

How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by in...

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs

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To Catch a Fake: Machine learning sniffs out its own machine-written propaganda Researchers at Allen Institute and the Paul Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington have tuned the "GPT-2" neural network to create "Grover," a program that both creates convincing fake articles but also is ab...
2019-06-02 18:45

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
2019-06-07 21:30

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
2019-05-24 17:15

Steam uses machine learning for its new game recommendation engine Enlarge / The new recommendation engine is part of a new experimental Steam Labs branding. For years now, Valve has been testing new approaches to filter the glut of Steam games down to the ones in which individual users are most likely to show an...
2019-07-11 19:15

Apple debuts Core ML 3 with on-device machine learning Apple is introducing on-device machine learning with Core ML 3 to power personalization for iOS apps. Multiple model training is also part of Core ML 3.Read More...
2019-06-04 06:30

Neuromorphic computing finds new life in machine learning Neuromorphic computing has had little practical success in building machines that can tackle standard tests such as logistic regression or image recognition. But work by prominent researchers is combining the best of machine learning with simulated n...
2019-07-01 05:45

Owlcam bets the dash cam is the new frontier in machine learning To do machine learning right, some take the approach of getting in the middle of a big problem and hoping to amass the data to train the network. That's the bet of startup Owlcam, whose $349 camera and service offering claims to have received million...
2019-06-27 22:45

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. ...
2019-05-31 19:45

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decades ago, manufacturers have been on a journey to transform their businesses and create added value for...
2019-07-08 15:00

AWS launches Textract, machine learning for text and data extraction AWS' Textract, which leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and extract text and data from a range of document types, is now generally available.Read More...
2019-05-30 02:45

BAE nets $4.7M by DARPA to integrate machine learning into RF signals detection The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $4.7 million to integrate machine learning into intelligence gathering involving radio frequency signals....
2019-07-08 22:15

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
2019-06-06 15:45

Why Machine Learning Hasn’t Made Investors Smarter: QuickTake Hedge funds have been in the doldrums and face mounting pressure to justify their fees. Will artificial intelligence come to the rescue? A growing number of hedge funds are putting money behind the idea that a branch of AI called machine learning cou...
2019-07-11 11:45

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read More...
2019-07-12 00:45

Third Transform 2019 AI Showcase: Practical data and machine learning applications At the third and final showcase at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five more companies showed the crowd their latest innovations and products.Read More...
2019-07-12 00:45

How Google Maps uses machine learning to predict bus traffic delays in real time Google Maps uses machine learning to create bus delay forecasts to tell people in hundreds of cities around the world when the next bus arrives.Read More...
2019-06-28 02:00

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
2019-07-02 02:30

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news and that will underpin a new research group.Read More...
2019-06-03 20:30

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best professional players in one-on-one competition, Facebook claims it's the first time a bot has b...
2019-07-12 00:30

Medtronic, IBM study: Machine learning, app, glucose monitoring hardware combo improves diabetes management The study​ was based on data from 3,100 people with diabetes who used Medtronic's Guardian Connect glucose monitoring hardware for at least five days....
2019-06-11 23:15

An Artificial Intelligence Program Just Beat 5 Poker Professionals In a Texas Hold’em Tournament (Bloomberg)— Facebook Inc. doesn’t just own the world’s largest social network — it may also own the world’s best poker player. A new artificial intelligence program the company built with Carnegie Mellon University call...
2019-07-12 01:15

Multi-cloud data catalogs the easy way, using metadata and machine learning by Waterline Data Data governance is drudgery, but in the post-GDPR world, it's beyond foundational. It's essential. Waterline Data wants to help do it the easy way, automating as much of it as possible....
2019-06-27 22:45

Sportwatch: Lions beat Demons, Bulldogs beat Sharks, Warriors beat Panthers in golden point – as it happened AFL: Lions beat Demons 15.17 (107) to 11.8 (74)NRL: Bulldogs 14-12 SharksNRL: Warriors 18-19 PanthersAFL: Richmond beat St Kilda 16.7 (103) to 10.10 (70) 9.05am BST Thanks everyone for keeping me company on this afternoon of sport. Time for me to hea...
2019-06-30 11:30

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
2019-06-05 21:30

The magistrate’s poker face What, exactly, was the Supreme Court going for? Like a good poker player, it’s impossible to read its cards. Was it a misstep, as most media outlets suggest? Or was it a message? Did they decide to step back in the face of pressure?...
2019-05-21 14:38

Nike ‘I believe’ ad honoring World Cup champs is a hit Nike scored big with a much-talked-about ad congratulating the US Women’s team on its stunning World Cup victory over the Netherlands on Sunday. The minute-long spot plays off the “I believe we will win” chant common among competitors — while refocus...
2019-07-08 21:15

For U.S. presidents, poker is a main event We are in the midst of the World Series of Poker in Las Vegas, with the world championship $10,000 buy-in Main Event beginning July 3, and in its 50th year this annual festival dwarfs the World Series......
2019-06-17 04:45

Computers Can Now Bluff Like a Poker Champ. Better, Actually. A new artificial intelligence program called Pluribus is so advanced at a key human skill—deception—that it wiped out five human poker players with one lousy hand. ‘Hopeless.’...
2019-07-12 02:00

AI beats professionals at six-player Texas Hold ’Em poker For the first time, an AI has won six-player, no-limit Texas Hold ’Em, beating professional poker players who each have more than $1 million in winnings...
2019-07-11 22:30

Procter & Gamble gives $529K to U.S. women World Cup champs for pay gap Procter & Gamble announced that it was making a symbolic donation of $529,000 to the U.S. women's soccer team in its fight for equal pay with the men....
2019-07-16 00:30

8 are great: National Spelling Bee ends with 'octo-champs' The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun, with 50 kids on stage competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes and a new, custom-designed trophy....
2019-05-31 07:45

World Cup champs get Sports Illustrated Swimsuit showcase These bodies are beyond beautiful. They are strong — and they belong to global champions. The US Women’s National Team netted its second straight World Cup with Sunday’s 2-0 win over the Netherlands — and the Sports Illustrated Swimsuit edition crew ...
2019-07-08 17:15

NYC will host ticker-tape parade for US World Cup champs The World Cup-winning US women’s soccer team will be showered with ticker tape Wednesday in a parade up lower Manhattan’s Canyon of Heroes. “On and off the field, this team represents what’s best about New York City and our nation,” said Mayor ...
2019-07-08 09:15

8 are great: National Spelling Bee ends with ‘octo-champs’ The Scripps National Spelling Bee was broken, brought to its knees by eight spellers who were too poised, too prepared and too savvy for any word thrown their way...
2019-05-31 07:30

My poker face: AI wins multiplayer game for first time Pluribus wins 12-day session of Texas hold’em against some of the world’s best human players Rack up another win for the machines. An artificial intelligence called Pluribus has emerged victorious from a marathon 12-day poker session during which it ...
2019-07-11 20:45

What’s next for Triple Crown champs American Pharoah, Justify With no Triple Crown on the line in the 151st Belmont Stakes on Saturday at Belmont Park, racing fans are looking to the progeny of American Pharoah and Justify to provide the next superstar capable of the historic sweep. They might — or might not — ...
2019-06-07 08:45

| Defending champs back for Berg team battle The race for the team title at the Berg River Canoe Marathon has been shaken up as defending champions Graeme Solomon and Adrián Boros are confirmed....
2019-06-11 13:15

| Junior Bok nominated for U20 Champs breakthrough player award Junior Springbok scrumhalf Jaden Hendrikse has been nominated as one of four players for the World Rugby U20 Championship Breakthrough Player of the Tournament award....
2019-06-20 22:00

All in for riches: World Series of Poker marks 50th run Tens of thousands of professional and amateur poker players go on a pilgrimage to Las Vegas every summer in hopes of returning home richer and having considerable bragging rights. They all want to win at the World Series of Poker. The tournament is m...
2019-06-28 11:45

An exclusive gathering of US Open champs at Pebble Beach US Open notes: Champions celebration attracts 33 of 36 living US Open winners; Amateurs at US Open get reimbursed for travel       ...
2019-06-13 04:00

US World Cup champs land in Newark and dance on the tarmac The champs have returned home. The US women’s national soccer team touched down in Newark Monday afternoon, ahead of their ticker tape parade in New York later this week. Fresh off their second straight World Cup title win, the team could be se...
2019-07-09 02:30

Elite 8: National Spelling Bee too easy for octet of champs The finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee have begun, with 50 kids on stage competing for more than $50,000 in cash and prizes and a new, custom-designed trophy....
2019-05-31 11:00

US World Cup champs: Soccer is now a ‘female-dominated’ sport The US women’s national soccer team started their victory tour in New York on Tuesday morning — proudly declaring that the world’s most popular sport is now “female-dominated.” The World Cup champs are celebrating in the Big Apple, ...
2019-07-09 20:15

Facebook’s ‘superhuman’ AI becomes first to defeat pros in six-player poker An artificial intelligence bot developed by Facebook defeated professionals in six-player Hold'em, marking the first time AI has beaten human experts in a complex game with more than two players or teams....
2019-07-12 23:45

Fans celebrate World Cup champs, rally for equal pay U.S. women's soccer co-captain Megan Rapinoe and her teammates shared a float with Mayor Bill de Blasio and U.S. Soccer Federation president Carlos Cordeiro at a parade honoring them       ...
2019-07-11 02:15

'Superhuman' Poker-Playing Computer Program Beats Professionals Like chess, checkers, Go and other games, the most popular form of poker has now been mastered by the cold, heartless machinations of a computer program....
2019-07-12 12:15

Mets turning back the clock to honor 1969 champs The timing couldn’t be better to take a look back. With another season on the verge of collapse, the Mets will spend Saturday celebrating one of the proudest times in franchise history, as members from the 1969 championship team return to Queens for ...
2019-06-29 12:15

US Women’s World Cup champs arrive home ahead of parade NEWARK, N.Y. (AP) — The U.S. Women’s national team has arrived home following their World Cup win against the Netherlands. The soccer team, which won its record fourth Women’s World Cup title, touched down at Newark Liberty International ...
2019-07-09 06:15

Miscounted Chips Lead To World Series Of Poker Drama The World Series of Poker, the favorite sporting event of kids who are home all day for summer break and can’t find anything good to watch, is currently underway, and folks, we got some drama....
2019-07-15 22:15

'Octo-champs': National Spelling Bee ends with unprecedented eight-way tie – video The championship finals of the Scripps National Spelling Bee ended in a dramatic draw, after eight contestants combined to spell the final 47 words correctly over five consecutive perfect rounds - a feat unprecedented in the competition's 94-year his...
2019-05-31 21:45

Petition calls for equal pay for US women World Cup soccer champs In the wake of the US Women’s soccer team’s World Cup win Sunday, a new petition is demanding that the United States Soccer Federation pay the championship squad the same amount as the US men. The US Women’s soccer team has won four...
2019-07-08 22:45

Lady Gaga Maintains Poker Face After Nearly Falling During Performance Lady Gaga is proving her prowess as a performer. The singer maintained her "Poker Face" during a recent performance in Las Vegas, where the 33-year-old singer nearly fell from a......
2019-06-01 04:30

‘Superhuman’ AI Crushes Poker Pros at Six-Player Texas Hold'em Computer scientists have developed a card-playing bot, called Pluribus, capable of defeating some of the world’s best players at six-person no-limit Texas hold’em poker, in what’s considered an important breakthrough in artificial intelligence.Read m...
2019-07-11 23:00

Facebook AI Pluribus defeats top poker professionals in 6-player Texas Hold ’em This video shows sample hands from Pluribus' experiment against professional poker players. Cards are turned face up to make it easier to see Pluribus' strategy. Courtesy of Carnegie-Mellon University. Poker-playing AIs typically perform well again...
2019-07-12 00:15

Crowds gather for ticker-tape parade honoring World Cup champs Soccer fanatics of all ages turned up in red, white and blue Wednesday as they awaited the US women’s national soccer team’s ticker-tape parade in Lower Manhattan. The squad will continue their victory lap with a march along the Canyon of...
2019-07-10 15:45

Tiger Woods loses poker duel to Russell Westbrook in worst way Tigers Woods’ good fortune appears to be running thin. Since winning the Masters for his 15th major title in April, he failed to make the cut at the PGA Championship two weeks ago and recently lost a high-stakes poker bet to Oklahoma Thunder star Rus...
2019-05-27 07:45

Nation With Zero Women's World Cups Thinks Defending Champs Are Too Arrogant The United States women’s national team—three World Cups and four Olympic gold medals to their name—will meet England—zero of either—tomorrow afternoon in Lyon to decide who plays in Sunday’s final, and the English seem rather perturbed with the brim...
2019-07-02 05:45

Ex-Patriots star Richard Seymour makes $60K at World Series of Poker Richard Seymour is out of the World Series of Poker. Or, more interestingly put, Richard Seymour was in the World Series of Poker — and it turns out, played pretty well. The former Patriots defensive tackle finished in 131st place out of 8,569 ...
2019-07-11 18:45

Megan Rapinoe accepts invitation for U.S. World Cup champs to visit Congress Senate Democratic Leader Chuck Schumer says Megan Rapinoe has accepted an invite for the World Cup champions to visit Congress.       ...
2019-07-10 05:45

'Jeopardy!' superstar testing his gambling skills in the World Series of Poker Jeopardy superstar James Holzhauer may have put down the buzzer, but he's picking up his chips and heading to Las Vegas to participate in the World Series of Poker on Monday....
2019-06-23 23:45

Police fire tear gas to disperse protesters from Champs Elysees after Bastille Day parade French police fired tear gas to disperse protesters from the Champs Elysees avenue on Sunday, a few hours after President Emmanuel Macron had presided over the Bastille Day military parade alongside other European leaders....
2019-07-14 16:15

Will the LeBron James-Anthony Davis axis turn the Lakers from losers to champs? Just when it looked like the organization was a hopeless case, the Lakers have gone all-in to give LeBron James a superstar teammateThe Toronto Raptors hadn’t even made it back to Canada to celebrate their championship before their moment in the spot...
2019-06-17 02:00

'Poker Brat' is born: 30 years later, inside Phil Hellmuth's stunning arrival Thirty years ago, a 24-year-old from Wisconsin dethroned two-time defending World Series of Poker main event champion Johnny Chan. This is the story of how the world found out about Phil Hellmuth....
2019-07-03 01:45

2019 World Series of Poker preview: Past highlights, new events, storylines to know The 2019 World Series of Poker hits its 50th year with the start of play on Wednesday. Here are the moments that have defined the WSOP, as well as a comprehensive preview of this year's event....
2019-05-28 21:01

Popular Russian poker player dies in freak hair dryer accident A Russian poker star was killed when she accidentally electrocuted herself with a hair dryer while taking a bath. Lilya Novikova — who was known as Lia on the online poker circuit — was found dead on Tuesday in the bathroom of her Moscow apartment wh...
2019-06-14 16:45

Poker Bots, Earthquake Scars, and What to See at SDCC 2019: Best Gizmodo Stories of the Week 2019 Comic-Con International: San Diego is coming this week, which means our team will be on the ground, providing you with on-the-scene coverage of pop culture and fandom as well as hoping our fellow attendees please, please exercise some acceptable...
2019-07-15 07:30

Three-time Super Bowl champion Richard Seymour cleans up at World Series of Poker Three-time Super Bowl champion defensive lineman Richard Seymour earned millions in his playing career between the New England Patriots and Oakland Raiders but got a little bit richer this week....
2019-07-12 23:45

Russian online poker star killed in reported hair dryer accident at home A Russian online poker star was discovered dead in her Moscow home last week after electrocuting herself while using a hairdryer during a bath, according to local media....
2019-06-16 19:45

The theory behind the Yankees’ ever-changing lineup ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — When the Yankees’ lineup was posted on the clubhouse wall early Saturday afternoon and had Edwin Encarnacion hitting fifth and Didi Gregorius on the bench, it was just the latest different lineup manager Aaron Boone has filled ...
2019-07-07 21:30

The sexy theory behind T. rex’s tiny arms Paleontologists have discovered a remarkable amount of new information about dinosaurs over the past few decades. Michael J. Benton, a professor of vertebrate paleontology at the University of Bristol in England, was part of the team that in 2008 con...
2019-06-01 22:30

Bruins vs. Blues: Why ‘zig-zag theory’ may not pay off for Boston backers Will the Zamboni zig-zag through the 2019 Stanley Cup Finals? Old-school sharps wouldn’t be shocked. A dramatic Game 2 bounce-back from the Blues showed why so many bettors consider using the “zig-zag” theory in playoff betting. The pre-series underd...
2019-06-01 20:45

This Euphoria Fan Theory Actually Sounds Incredibly Legit Everybody loves a fan theory, and this one is a classic if extremely depressing one. Amidst all the drug use and nudity and penises, there are some other things on HBO's Euphoria to......
2019-07-06 04:15

Einstein's theory was proved a century ago today A century ago today a British astronomer verified one of the most revolutionary scientific ideas to have ever been proposed: Albert Einstein's general theory of relativity....
2019-05-29 14:15

‘The Big Bang Theory’ makes history in Washington, DC ‘The Big Bang Theory” ended its run three weeks ago, but will live on in perpetuity — not only in repeats but as part of the Smithsonian’s National Museum of American History in Washington, DC. “BBT” producer Warner Bros. Television has donated a sle...
2019-06-06 21:45

The Madman Theory Of The Montreal/Tampa Bay Rays Any self-respecting student of insane Machiavellian gambits should be familiar with the Madman Theory, Richard Nixon’s self-invented strategy for winning the war in Vietnam. The theory, as recounted by Nixon chief of staff H.R. Haldeman after he got ...
2019-06-27 22:15

Pete Buttigieg Says There Have Probably Been Gay Presidents. Here’s Why That Theory Is Complicated Pete Buttigieg believes he probably won’t be the first gay president if he’s elected in 2020. In an interview with Axios on HBO, the South Bend, Ind. mayor was asked how he’d respond to critics who call him too young, too liberal an...
2019-06-18 09:45

Learning What Vets Could Not Tell: What They Did in World War II Seventy-five years after D-Day, families of veterans who never spoke about the war are turning to professional researchers to piece their stories together from military records....
2019-06-05 23:45

QB Smith: Big step will be learning to run again In his first public comments since suffering a devastating leg injury in November, Redskins quarterback Alex Smith says he hasn't abandoned hope of playing football again but knows there are a number of steps to get there....
2019-06-21 21:00

AI 101: How learning computers are becoming smarter IBT Many companies use the term artificial intelligence, or AI, as a way to generate excitement for their products and to present themselves as on the cutting edge of tech development. But what exactly is artificial intelligence? What does it involve...
2019-07-14 04:15

Jim Parsons on Ending The Big Bang Theory: "I Played the S--t Out of That Character" Some may have wondered how Jim Parsons could walk away from the easy money of The Big Bang Theory, but it sounds like it was simply time for him to move on from Sheldon Cooper. "I......
2019-06-20 02:00

Alternative theory of gravity makes a nearly testable prediction Enlarge / Galaxy clusters generated by the Universe simulator IllustrisTNG. (credit: TNG Collaboration) From our current perspective, the Universe seems to be dominated by two things we find frustratingly difficult to understand. One of these is da...
2019-07-14 18:15

Inside look at Aaron Boone’s theory for resting Yankees ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With the way baseball organizations emphasize resting players throughout the season, we may have seen the last of the player who participates in all 162 games. That’s OK by Aaron Boone. “I don’t think 162 is ideal. I think you ...
2019-07-06 14:45

Theory of stowaway hijacker may explain the mystery of MH370 A stowaway hijacker intentionally plunging Malaysia Airlines Flight 370 into the ocean is one possible scenario that some aviation experts say may have doomed the plane that became modern aviation’s biggest mystery. MH370 disappeared shortly af...
2019-07-06 18:30

Vatican condemns gender theory as bid to destroy nature The Vatican condemned gender theory on Monday as part of a "confused concept of freedom", saying in a new document that the idea of gender being determined by personal feeling rather than biology was an attempt to "annihilate nature"....
2019-06-10 19:15

University backtracks on disputed Voynich manuscript theory Bristol distances itself from academic who claims to have solved century-old mysteryA university that breathlessly declared one of its academics had cracked the code of the celebrated Voynich manuscript has been forced into an embarrassing climbdown ...
2019-05-21 19:15

Ninja Theory's 'Bleeding Edge' is 4-on-4 melee madness Executives from UK game studio Ninja Theory, the folks behind Heavenly Sword and Devil May Cry, took to the Microsoft Theater stage on Sunday to reveal the trailer for their latest game, Bleeding Edge....
2019-06-10 03:30

These Hidden Women Helped Invent Chaos Theory Two programmers played a key role in developing chaos theory and the famous butterfly effect, but they've been left out of virtually all accounts of the work....
2019-05-26 15:45

Neville and England learning value of consistency "England\u0027s Lionesses are into the semi-finals of the Women\u0027s World Cup - and it seems that head coach Phil Neville has finally started to work out what his strongest starting line-up is."...
2019-06-28 01:30

Humans and AI will work better when they start learning from each other In the age of big data and breathtaking advances of artificial intelligence, social infrastructure promotes digital engagement and active presence. Digital democracy propagates the participation of a growing number of users to interact with instituti...
2019-07-05 15:30

Best online learning platforms of 2019 When it comes to training and education, online platforms are increasingly becoming the norm, whether it's packages supplied in-house or by third-party providers.The number of Learning Management Systems (LMS) isn't just increasing dramatic...
2019-07-05 21:15

Just Taron Egerton learning what a "bussy" is Oh, innocence. We all had it at some point, and we all lost it at some point. Sometimes that loss is sought out, other times it just slaps you in the face, leaving your young, mushy brain with no clear path back to naivety. The latter appears to have...
2019-06-01 18:30

Ask Engadget: What are the best language learning apps? The support shared among readers in the comments section is one of the things we love most about the Engadget community. Over the years, we've known you to offer sage advice on everything from Chromecasts and cameras to drones and smartphones. I...
2019-06-01 16:30

New AI programming language goes beyond deep learning A team of MIT researchers is making it easier for novices to get their feet wet with artificial intelligence, while also helping experts advance the field. In a paper presented at the Programming Language Design and Implementation conference this ...
2019-06-27 20:30

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
2019-05-21 19:30

"They Have Mumbai Police Protection": Karnataka Minister's Crisis Theory DK Suresh alleged that BJP's national leaders were behind the political crisis in Karnataka. "They do not want any government or any opposition party to rule in any state. They are destroying......
2019-07-08 14:30

‘I wasn’t involved in that’: Kushner is mum on Trump’s birther conspiracy theory In a wide-ranging interview with "Axios on HBO," Trump's son-in-law and senior adviser also questioned whether the Palestinians were capable of governing themselves....
2019-06-04 07:45

Exclusive: DNA solves Rudolf Hess doppelgänger conspiracy theory Adolf Hitler's deputy flew to Scotland in 1941 and was imprisoned for the rest of his life. But was the man in Spandau really Rudolf Hess? Now a DNA test has revealed the truth...
2019-05-21 15:30

I Kept Hearing My Masculinity Was Under Attack by The Gay Agenda, So I Went to Pride to Test This Theory On June 11, 2016, Omar Mateen—armed with a semi-automatic assault rifle, a 9mm Glock and an insatiable disregard for human life—destroyed 49 innocent lives while causing irreparable harm and suffering to 53 others....
2019-06-12 15:15

Director Richard Curtis Knows People Hate Love, Actually—and He Has a Theory as to Why Richard Curtis, the writer of such iconic romantic comedies as Notting Hill and Four Weddings and a Funeral, is aware that people have strong feelings about Love, Actually, the 2003 Christmas movie he wrote and directed. The movie wove together a num...
2019-06-20 20:45

Catholic Church rejects use of gender identity theory in education In a new document aimed at Catholic schools, the Church has rejected the idea that people should be free to choose their gender. The LGBT community has said the document would encourage more hatred and bigotry....
2019-06-11 02:45

Modern Monetary Theory’s Reluctant Poster Child: Japan Despite its huge debt, the country remains an economic powerhouse. Some say it provides a model for the United States, but its leaders disavow the idea....
2019-06-05 09:15

'The Big Bang Theory' set will now be part of Warner Bros. studio tour Fans of The Big Bang Theory can soon relive their favorite moments from the groundbreaking hit comedy series as part of Warner Bros. Studio Tour Hollywood....
2019-06-11 19:30

Start learning the Java essentials with this $31 course bundle Budding programming professional can add this vital tool to their coding skillset with the training in The Ultimate Java Expert Certification Bundle. The collection is on sale now at over 90 percent off its retail price, just $31.01 from TNW Deals....
2019-07-07 01:45

A beginner’s guide to AI: Supervised and unsupervised learning Welcome to TNW Basics, a collection of tips, guides, and advice on how to easily get the most out of your gadgets, apps, and other stuff. This is also a part of our “Beginner’s guide to AI,” featuring articles on algorithms, neural networks, computer...
2019-07-07 01:45

The Health Issue: Learning From the Lazarus Effect Most clinical trials for cancer drugs are failures. But for a handful of patients, a drug proves to be nearly a cure. What can science learn from these “exceptional responders”?...
2019-05-21 20:30

Accountability and reproducibility in deep learning through DeepOps With the many advantages of deep learning -- and the massive amounts of data required -- come challenges that data scientists face on a day-to-day basis.Read More...
2019-07-10 20:45

Learning to overcome my fear of singing was as easy as do-re-mi I thought I couldn’t sing. Then I discovered there’s no such thing as ‘tone deaf’ – and that singing is not very different to speakingIt’s lunchtime on a sunny day in early June. I’m standing on London’s Fleet Street outside an imposing door that’s s...
2019-06-15 21:15

Apex Legends Players Are Learning A Lot About Leviathans Apex Legends Season Two brought some changes to the game’s map. Leviathans, those dinosaur-like monsters that used to stand in the water off King’s Canyon, are now stationed across the landscape. In the two days since the season launched, players hav...
2019-07-05 00:15

'Jeopardy!' phenom James Holzhauer is playing in the World Series of Poker James Holzhauer, who captivated the nation with his "Jeopardy!" run, is entering two World Series of Poker events this summer.       ...
2019-06-23 07:30

Move over, Einstein! 'Chameleon' theory provides alternate explanation for cosmos formation A group of scientists has created a computer simulation of the universe in order to test out an alternative theory to Albertn Einstein's theory of general relativity ....
2019-07-11 12:30

Kawhi Leonard conspiracy theory only heightens Lakers-Clippers intrigue The notion Kawhi Leonard waited deep into free agency to join the Clippers in order to sabotage the Lakers' plans will add fuel to the L.A. rivalry.       ...
2019-07-07 23:30

‘Avengers: Endgame’ directors confirm the fan runtime theory is pure coincidence When you’re dealing with a cinematic universe as extensive and interconnected as Marvel’s 22-film saga that culminated with Avengers: Endgame, it’s pretty much a given that superfans will have plenty of material not only to chew ove...
2019-06-28 05:45

Trump’s newest media-FBI conspiracy theory is so baseless the newspaper behind it retracted it Trump promoted a story about a New York Times reporter "flagging" information about Jared Kushner and Russians. It's clear he was merely asking for confirmation....
2019-06-22 04:45

Savarkar Pitched 2-Nation Theory Before Jinnah: Congress's Bhupesh Baghel The 2019 national elections may be over but the country's political discourse is still in a time warp. The political slugfest involving former Prime Ministers, the father of the nation and his......
2019-05-28 03:30

The Big Bang Theory's Johnny Galecki Reveals Sex of First Child With a Paint Party Johnny Galecki is going big for his gender reveal party. Over the Memorial Day weekend, The Big Bang Theory star and his girlfriend Alaina Meyer invited family and close friends for a......
2019-05-28 08:45

IK Multimedia’s $250 drum machine is available now IK Multimedia's $250 drum machine, Uno Drum, is available starting today. The company announced the portable, battery-powered device last month, but we weren't sure when it would be available....
2019-06-15 04:45

This Old Fiat Contains a Time Machine Have you ever wanted to travel back to 1972? I can’t say as I have, but if it had to be 1972 or no time travel, I’d definitely volunteer for that trip. That’s a bit of what it’s like to drive an old hotted up Fiat Cinquecento on a sunny day through t...
2019-06-18 05:30

The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary ...
2019-07-08 21:15

WIMBLEDON '19: Big 3 rule men; more champs in women's tennis As tennis heads to Wimbledon, Big 3 are in charge of men's game, while women's tennis keeps finding new champions        ...
2019-06-27 21:01

Raising hemp a learning experience for Philpot family PHILPOT, Ky. (AP) — The federal legalization of hemp through the Hemp Farming Act, a part of the 2018 Farm Bill, has brought seasoned farmers and would-be gold rushers alike into the hemp game. For those neo-farmers hoping to cash in, hemp represents...
2019-06-15 20:45

Meghan Trainor Is ''Devastated'' After Learning About Her Fan's Death: ''I'll Keep You in My Heart'' Meghan Trainor shared the heartbreaking news that one of her biggest supporters passed away. On Tuesday, the "Good Mornin'" singer took a moment to dedicate an Instagram post......
2019-06-12 04:45

This AI-powered bot is learning how to tweet like Ethereum’s Vitalik Buterin There’s a new form of artificial intelligence that mimics Ethereum co-founder Vitalik Buterin with alarming accuracy. Vitalik Boterin is a bot powered by machine learning (ML). It regularly tweets unique nuggets of wisdom that read eerily similar to ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Trump stopped attacks against Iran after learning 150 people might die President Trump said in a string of tweets that the reason he scrapped planned military strikes against Iran was because he learned that dozens of Iranians would die....
2019-06-21 19:15

YouTube Introduces Learning Playlists Without Algorithmic Recommendations YouTube is bringing a new education feature called Learning Playlists with dedicated landing pages for educational videos on topics like maths, science, music and language, free from algorithmic......
2019-07-13 04:30

What Daniel Jones is learning with eyes glued on Eli Manning Daniel Jones is adhering to a Yogi Berra doctrine when it comes to developing as an NFL quarterback as a teammate of Eli Manning. Berra once said, “You can observe a lot just by watching,” and Jones is keeping his eyes fixed squarely on the 38-...
2019-05-29 01:15

Learning to Listen, in a Los Angeles Cafe Built for Vinyl Japanese-style listening bars, where D.J.’s spin carefully selected records for a hushed audience, are arriving in America. But truly appreciating them can take a little practice....
2019-06-04 02:15

100 years ago, a total solar eclipse experiment confirmed Einstein's theory of relativity One hundred years ago today, in the wake of the first World War, a British astronomer watched a solar eclipse for signs that a German physicist may have been right about warps in the universe....
2019-05-30 23:00

Britney Spears, clad in a bikini, shares conspiracy theory about paparazzi pics Spears accused the media of Photoshopping her bikini pictures and perpetuating conspiracies against her.        ...
2019-06-11 00:30

Sonic black holes produce “Hawking radiation,” may confirm famous theory Enlarge / Simulated view of a black hole in front of the Large Magellanic Cloud. (credit: Wikimedia Commons/Alain r) Israeli physicists think they have confirmed one of the late Stephen Hawking's most famous predictions by creating the sonic equiva...
2019-05-30 23:01

David Harbour doubts that Stranger Things post-credits scene theory, but come on [Warning: The following contains spoilers from the final episode of Stranger Things season three. Proceed at your own ’80s-referencing risk.]...
2019-07-08 20:30

'It sickens me': Gillian Flynn slams Gone Girl theory in missing woman case Lawyer for Jennifer Dulos’s husband is exploring whether her disappearance is a ‘Gone Girl-type case’, provoking fury of author behind bookGone Girl author Gillian Flynn has said an estranged husband’s claim that his missing wife may have faked her d...
2019-07-08 21:30

Brilliant ‘Stranger Things’ theory explains Microsoft’s puzzling Windows 1.0 teaser If you thought Microsoft announcing that the biggest thing about its Windows 10 fall feature release is the speed of the actual update was the strangest thing from the company this week, then you missed a tweet teasing the imminent arrival of the &ld...
2019-07-03 04:45

Sophie Turner's Mind Was Just Blown by This Theory About Game of Thrones' Season 1 Poster Even Sophie Turner didn't spot this possible Game of Thrones spoiler. The Sansa Stark character had her mind blown during a recent interview with Metro.co.uk. While promoting......
2019-05-31 00:45

The best sous vide machine and gear By Tim Barribeau and Nick Guy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to sous vi...
2019-07-01 00:15

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there...
2019-07-03 00:15

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in World War II, are rarely for sale to begin with — and...
2019-05-29 09:45

More than a machine: Niki Lauda was an F1 rebel in his own way Lauda was not an emotionless automaton but a driven competitor who cared little for others’ opinionsA common view of Niki Lauda is that he was an emotion-free calculating machine, the antithesis of his great rival James Hunt. The misconception gained...
2019-05-21 14:37

Why Not Everyone Should Sleep with a White Noise Machine For those in search of safe, non-drug sleep aids, sound machines are a popular choice. A National Sleep Foundation poll from 2012 found that 5% of Americans sleep with a “sound conditioner,” which is a catchall term for a fan, phone app, ...
2019-06-04 20:01

Video: The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary ...
2019-07-06 22:15

Start Every Morning With Espresso From This $85 Machine Hands down, Nespresso is the easiest way to make decent espresso at home. Their space-saving Inissia model is down to $85 in today’s Amazon Gold Box, the best price of the year....
2019-05-31 14:45

Best virtual machine software of 2019 Virtuality was once a capability of mainframe computers, and now even smartphones can do it.Being able to segment the computer into different virtual versions has many advantages, specifically in respect of isolating experimental code from other crit...
2019-06-08 10:45

How federated learning could shape the future of AI in a privacy-obsessed world As privacy becomes a selling point, federated learning will grow among tech giants and industries where privacy protection is required, like health care.Read More...
2019-06-03 20:30

Lizzo Cries While Opening Up About Depression, Learning to Accept Sadness and Joy Lizzo is sharing a candid message about depression and self-love. The 31-year-old "Juice" singer has taken to social media to talk about the highs and lows in life and learning......
2019-06-22 01:01

IDSS hosts inaugural Learning for Dynamics and Control conference Over the next decade, the biggest generator of data is expected to be devices which sense and control the physical world. From autonomy to robotics to smart cities, this data explosion — paired with advances in machine learning — creates new possibil...
2019-07-10 19:45

Xbox One E3 leak: Bleeding Edge is Ninja Theory's first Microsoft Games Studio title It was always going to happen: the first big leak from Microsoft's conference has appeared online - here's everything you need to know about Bleeding Edge from Ninja Theory...
2019-06-07 18:30

'Big Bang Theory' actress Kaley Cuoco to star in new streaming drama 'The Flight Attendant' In a huge deal wtih Warner Bros. Television Group, the actress recently signed on to star in the upcoming drama "The Flight Attendant," which will be available exclusively on WarnerMedia's upcoming streaming service....
2019-07-02 00:30

It’s possible to build a Turing machine within Magic: The Gathering Enlarge / Assemble just the right deck, and draw just the right cards, and you'll get the equivalent of a universal Turing machine within the game, a new study finds. That makes it the most computationally complex real-world game yet known. (credit: ...
2019-06-23 23:30

CHEAP: ARRGHHH CAFFEINE (here’s $270 off a Nespresso machine) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Ever got that feeling of relief when you walk into your hotel room after a long trip and see the coffee machine? Oh how sweet that first sip of freshly made cuppa...
2019-07-09 18:00

This Skoda Concept Car Gets A Built In Washing Machine Developed and built by Skoda UK, the Karoq Velo was conceived by a team of passionate cyclists to help fellow riders enjoy the perfect ride this summer. Its numerous unique design features were shaped......
2019-06-11 11:00

Ex-F1 driver Ericsson didn't expect steep IndyCar learning curve Ex-Formula 1 driver Marcus Ericsson says he did not expect his IndyCar learning curve to be as steep as it has been, after securing his first podium at Detroit...
2019-06-03 17:30

Amazon researchers bolsters Alexa’s language learning with preexisting knowledge In a newly published paper and accompanying blog post, researchers at Amazon describe a method of quickly adapting AI models to new dialects.Read More...
2019-06-11 16:30

Lakers GM Rob Pelinka Is Reportedly Learning How The Salary Cap Works In Real Time The Los Angeles Lakers are going to enter next season with a roster of extremes. On one hand, LeBron James and Anthony Davis seem like the league’s most seamless pick-and-roll partnership. On the other, the team seems determined to add a third maximu...
2019-06-21 01:45

Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
2019-06-14 22:15

Game of Thrones Composer Ramin Djawadi Confirms Heartbreaking ‘Wedding’ Theory About Brienne and Jaime Warning: This post contains spoilers about Game of Thrones season 8. The series finale of Game of Thrones may have aired nearly a month ago, but fans are still discovering clues about the show’s ending hidden in the sixth episode. In an intervi...
2019-06-13 10:30

This Avengers: Endgame Theory Could Reveal the True Meaning Behind Doctor Strange’s Cryptic Final Line Warning: This post contains spoilers for Avengers: Endgame. The final battle in Avengers: Endgame saw Tony Stark, a.k.a. Iron Man, wear the Infinity Gauntlet to defeat Thanos once and for all. But the question of whether or not the Avengers would com...
2019-06-13 21:45

The Weather Machine Reveals How the Forecast Is Made—and Why It's Now Threatened The weather forecast is one of the most ubiquitous things in our daily lives. People talk about it when there’s nothing else to say, farmers from the Midwest to Mali use it to decide when to plant crops, and everyone loves to (wrongly) complain when ...
2019-07-05 19:45

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
2019-05-21 14:32

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of...
2019-06-02 16:00

Mayawati Says Would've Attended PM's Meet If Voting Machine Was On Agenda Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati today refused to attend the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the "One Nation One Election" Initiative....
2019-06-19 16:30

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
2019-05-30 08:45

F-22 Raptor: Inside the Cockpit Of The "Ultimate Killing Machine" US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor aircraft has been described as the "ultimate killing machine". The all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft was conceived during the waning years of the......
2019-05-22 11:45

The copy machine traded for Kyle Korver is dead Some, like Babe Ruth, were ousted for debt. Fellow baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield was traded for an extravagant dinner. On the hardwood, there’s Kyle Korver, whose well-told story of his amusing draft-day swap received an update over the ...
2019-05-23 06:15

Red Sox vs. Dodgers: Count on strikeout machine Chris Sale In the words of Apollo Creed, “there ain’t gonna be no rematch” if the Red Sox do not raise their game in the second half of the season. It’s a tough draw having to face the Dodgers off the break. Series is rematch of last year’s World Series, but ma...
2019-07-13 23:15

The Netflix cash machine needs the kind of hits that money can’t buy It is worth $166bn and has 150m users. But as it loses the rights to other networks’ best shows, it must create its own classicsNetflix is a multibillion-dollar programming machine in dire need of homemade hits – and it can no longer rely on Friends ...
2019-07-13 17:45

The Republican who dared to take on Trump – and how the party machine hit back Justin Amash has been the lone GOP congressman to call for Trump’s impeachment – but such dissent is not to be toleratedThe hundreds of Republicans who gathered for the “squash Amash” rally outside the Michigan congressman Justin Amash’s downtown Gra...
2019-06-15 02:30

Kyle Kashuv may not be attending Harvard, but he’s learning a valuable lesson | Arwa Mahdawi The right is obsessed with lecturing liberals on personal responsibility – but as their response to Kashuv shows, they’re not so keen on taking responsibility themselvesThe leftist outrage mob is at it again: stifling free speech and ruining innocent...
2019-06-19 09:45

Roli’s Lumi is an advanced light-up keyboard that makes learning piano easy Anyone can learn to play the piano, but it takes dedication. People tend to give up not because it’s too difficult, but because they get bored practicing so much they don’t actually get to make any music. Roli wants to change that with the latest ent...
2019-06-19 02:15

Klay Thompson Remains Remarkably Calm Upon Learning He Lost A Chance At Another $30 Million The All-NBA teams came out today, and Golden State Warriors guard Klay Thompson isn’t on any of them. While teammates Steph Curry and Kevin Durant made the first and second teams, respectively, Thompson couldn’t even sneak onto the third team. Those ...
2019-05-24 07:30

FIFA Women's World Cup: Lena Oberdorf – The 17-year-old student learning fast Her coach says she's "fantastic," and Lena Oberdorf has made made her mark at the World Cup while taking time out from school. With Germany through to round of 16, she could enhance her reputation against South Africa....
2019-06-19 10:30

Liverpool under FSG: How learning from Fulham and Man Utd off the pitch helped bring glory back to Anfield As the city of Madrid turned into a speck on the horizon for the passengers of a flight chartered to bring the newly crowned champions of Europe back to Liverpool, John W Henry had plenty of time to consider everything that had led him to that moment...
2019-06-15 14:15

Intel AI researchers combine reinforcement learning methods to teach 3D humanoid how to walk Intel AI researchers have devised methods to combine forms of reinforcement learning in order to teach OpenAI's Humanoid how to walk without falling.Read More...
2019-06-11 21:15

Kotaku A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don’t Dominate Japan | Gizmodo Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Kotaku A Theory Why Marvel Movies Don’t Dominate Japan | Gizmodo Laboratory Black Hole Shows Stephen Hawking Was Right, Obviously | Jalopnik Sit Your Ass Down When Your Flight Is About to Depart, You Absolute Reprobates | Lifehacker How to Check if Y...
2019-05-30 18:00

I Love This DIY Arcade Machine You Build as Easily as Ikea Furniture There isn’t a video game from the heyday of arcades you can’t play on a home console (or even your phone) now. But spending hours hunched over gaming cabinets in a seedy storefront was a wonderful childhood experience for many of us, and one that can...
2019-06-07 17:45

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi...
2019-06-10 03:30

Black patient arrested for 'stealing IV machine' on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
2019-07-02 17:45

The Biggest U.S. Voting Machine Manufacturer Is Worried About Election Security Election Systems & Software, the biggest voting machine manufacturer in the country, is pushing Congress to require paper records for voting machines....
2019-06-23 22:45

Scooter Braun Makes $300 Million Deal for Big Machine Records Pop-music talent manager Scooter Braun agreed to buy Big Machine Label Group for more than $300 million, a deal the largely country-music record label sees helping it plug into pop music’s streaming landscape....
2019-06-30 15:30

Ford Mich. axle plant suffers machine fire Workers were evacuated from a portion of the Ford axle plant in suburban Detroit after a production machine caught fire. No injuries were reported and Ford said the fire won't cause any supply disruptions....
2019-07-09 20:45

New Skoda Karoq Velo concept car for cyclists has its own washing machine News 10 Jun, 2019 Skoda Karoq Velo is a concept version of the Karoq SUV, designed with cyclists in mind, with a built-in washing machine and pressure washer...
2019-06-10 21:15

Giannis Antetokunmpo, Bucks hope East finals collapse serves as learning experience Milwaukee dominated the first two rounds of the playoffs and took a 2-0 lead on Toronto in the Eastern Conference finals before the wheels fell off.        ...
2019-05-27 06:45

Allison Williams and Logan Browning on horror films and learning to play the cello for The Perfection Netflix’s new horror flick The Perfection follows onetime cello prodigy Charlotte (Allison Williams) and the new star cellist of her former school Lizzie (Logan Browning), whose relationship leads them down “a sinister path with shocking consequence...
2019-05-25 02:15

Ellen Pompeo said she almost quit 'Grey's Anatomy' after learning Patrick Dempsey was paid double what she was Getty Images In an interview for Variety, "Grey's Anatomy" star Ellen Pompeo said that during early seasons of the show her former co-star Patrick Dempsey was being paid almost double what she was making. Pompeo also said that, for the first 10 year...
2019-06-06 08:30

Facebook open-sources deep learning framework Pythia for image and language models Facebook's Pythia deep learning framework, which is now available in open source, is designed to benchmark natural language processing and vision AI models.Read More...
2019-05-22 02:30

Review: Alienware’s m17 is a lean mean gaming machine with a nice-sized screen Alienware‘s m17 is a hard laptop to pigeonhole. For all appearances it’s just a bigger version of the m15, but in practice it’s something entirely different. Sure they look the same, but the smaller one only really competes against other gaming lapto...
2019-05-22 22:15

Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say ab...
2019-06-27 22:45

Dale Earnhardt Sr. Coca-Cola machine stolen from Virginia store A Coke machine with photo of Dale Earnhardt Sr., the late NASCAR legend, was stolen in Virginia, according to the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office.        ...
2019-05-27 06:45

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
2019-07-04 16:30

I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine that was the grandfather of the legendary Audi Quattro rally car. The Munga was also the basis for the equally-as-cool VW Iltis military SUV. Last we...
2019-06-17 22:15

Kyle Korver tries to inspire graduates with story about being traded for a copy machine NBA veteran Kyle Korver gave a commencement speech Saturday at his alma mater, Creighton, telling grads that the copier broke but he's still playing.        ...
2019-05-22 22:15

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
2019-06-02 23:15

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
2019-07-09 03:45

Gangly goal machine Veldwijk likely to lead South Africa attack "South Africa are likely to turn to gangly Dutch-born striker Lars Veldwijk as a surprise choice to lead their attack when they take on the Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations opener in Cairo on Monday."...
2019-06-22 13:15

‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MT...
2019-06-06 00:15

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
2019-06-10 22:30

Panic’s Playdate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season’ of 12 intriguing titles Tired of your smartphone games, and don’t want to take the Switch with you on the train today? Panic, renowned creator of useful Mac apps and more recently publisher of interesting games, has created a tiny handheld console that goes anywhere ...
2019-05-23 01:45

Boston’s Latest Would-Be Champs Are Truly Boston’s The Bruins have won several championships in the 21st century, but unlike the others, a title this year would mean a duck boat parade with some hometown heroes....
2019-06-03 09:30

Fantasy Football Draft Prep: Is the third-year receiver theory still relevant? JuJu Smith-Schuster and Kenny Golladay lead the class Jamey Eisenberg looks at third-year receivers for 2019, including stars like JuJu Smith-Schuster and Kenny Golladay, as well as potential breakouts in Chris Godwin, Cooper Kupp and Mike Williams...
2019-06-28 03:00

Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum KHARTOUM, Sudan (AP) — Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum. The post Heavy machine gun fire heard as Sudan’s military moves in on sit-in protest in capital, Khartoum appeared fi...
2019-06-03 07:30

Chile's Christiane Endler Became A Goal-Stopping Machine And Frustrated The USWNT Into A Goalless Second Half Given the low expectations for Chile entering this tournament, and the eerily similar halftime score, it seemed like the USWNT was on pace to thrash yet another opponent in the group stages of the women’s World Cup. But, as outlined in Lauren Theisen...
2019-06-17 01:15

Sean Hannity: Mainstream media 'smear machine' in full gear for Trump's UK visit Sean Hannity took on the mainstream media Wednesday night, arguing that President Trump has exposed most of the press as an "extension of the Democratic Party." ...
2019-06-06 14:15

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
2019-07-02 05:30

Lean, mean, grass-cutting machine: Honda breaks record for fastest lawnmower acceleration It only took Honda's Mean Mower V2 6.29 seconds to go from zero to 100 and beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest acceleration of a lawn mower.       ...
2019-06-11 22:30

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the ICU.        ...
2019-06-17 13:30

Scott Borchetta disputes Taylor Swift's Big Machine Records claims: 'It's time for some truth' Scott Borchetta, the founder of Taylor Swift's former record label Big Machine Label Group, is disputing comments made by Swift about her ability to own her master recordings....
2019-07-01 15:15

Mayim Bialik struggled to spoil herself after 'Big Bang Theory' finale Mayim Bialik's "Big Bang Theory" days are over. But she's still trying to celebrate the show's success, even if being celebratory isn't in her nature.        ...
2019-06-19 21:30

Russia’s 2016 Twitter Propaganda Machine Was Carefully Built And Wildly Successful, Researchers Find The Russian disinformation campaign leading up to the 2016 American presidential election was bigger in scope and coordination than reported earlier, according to new analysis from the American cybersecurity company Symantec.Read more......
2019-06-06 06:45

Sean Spicer: Joe Biden a 'flip-flopping gaffe machine' benefitting largely from Obama ties Democratic 2020 frontrunner Joe Biden is reliably gaffe-prone and is leading in the polls chiefly due to his association with former President Barack Obama, according to Sean Spicer....
2019-06-22 11:45

Alison Klayman: ‘Bannon’s into the Great Man theory of history and he’s certain he’s one of those great men’ The award-winning documentarist on getting far-right strategist Steve Bannon to reveal himself in her new film, The BrinkAlison Klayman’s documentary Never Sorry about the Chinese artist Ai Weiwei received a special jury prize at the 2012 Sundance fe...
2019-07-06 20:30

James Holzhauer names his favorite (albeit wrong) conspiracy theory about 'Jeopardy!' loss "Oh, I love the conspiracy theories," former "Jeopardy!" champion James Holzhauer said in a recent interview.        ...
2019-06-05 20:45

'Big Bang Theory' cast then and now: Johnny Galecki, Kaley Cuoco, Jim Parsons, Mayim Bialik and more "The Big Bang Theory" is ending on May 16 after 12 seasons. We're looking back at each cast member's transformation over the years.        ...
2019-05-21 14:45

Inside Jeffrey Epstein's press machine: How the financier tried to rehab his image post-conviction with donations and pay-for-play journalism New York state sex offender registry Jeffrey Epstein spent 13 months in jail after being accused of sexually abusing dozens of girls as young as 14 in 2008, but he was able preserve his reputation as a wealthy financier, socialite, and philanthropis...
2019-07-14 04:15

Biracial rapper pulls out of festival after learning white people charged $10 more than people of color A biracial rapper pulled out of a Michigan music festival after she learned that white people would be charged twice the amount to attend than "people of color."...
2019-07-07 18:45

National Security Crisis: President Trump’s New Ponytail Is Stuck In The White House Fax Machine After He Tried To Fax An Image Of It To Xi Jinping To Make Him Jealous In recent months, the Trump administration has continued to apply pressure to the already contentious relationship between the U.S. and China, but the President’s latest maneuver may have just backfired in a major way: President Trump’s new ponytail ...
2019-06-15 02:00

Low-tech learning and why it's highly sought after by high-tech parents The Waldorf teaching philosophy is used at more than 1,000 institutions in 91 countries, including 136 schools in the U.S. Technology isn't used at all through 8th grade, and is scarce even in high school. CNBC gets an inside look at what it is ...
2019-06-08 15:15

Want to live in 'Big Bang Theory' star Kaley Cuoco's house? You can – for $6.9M "The Big Bang Theory" isn't the only thing coming to an end for Kaley Cuoco: she is also selling her California home. See what $6.9 million buys.        ...
2019-05-21 17:45

A British judge dismissed 'society’s views' and ordered an abortion for a woman with learning disorder A judge in the United Kingdom authorized doctors to perform the abortion saying she had to act in the woman's "best interests."        ...
2019-06-23 23:45

'Big Bang Theory' fans can visit the show's iconic sets in new Warner Bros. studio tour "Big Bang Theory" may be over, but fans will soon be able to recreate their favorite moments from the show, thanks to a new Warner Bros. studio tour.        ...
2019-06-28 05:15

Google’s latest language machine puts emphasis back on language Carnegie Mellon and Google's Brain outfit have tried to undo some of the techniques of Google's BERT machine learning model for natural language processing. They propose a new approach called "XLNet." Built on top of the popular "Transformer" A.I. fo...
2019-06-21 21:30

Awkwafina's culture shock on 'The Farewell': Learning Mandarin and doing without Instagram Awkwafina describes her culture shock in making "The Farewell" in China, where she learned to speak Mandarin "for survival."        ...
2019-07-12 02:15

Jim Parsons was ready to step away from 'Big Bang Theory': 'We really wrung that material' After 12 years, Jim Parsons says he's ready to be done playing Sheldon on "The Big Bang Theory" and move on to new material.        ...
2019-06-21 05:15

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and society.Read More...
2019-05-26 11:15

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — opened a takeout spot in Union Square earlier this month. At the grab-and-go eatery, located inside Petc...
2019-05-22 03:30

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC, Apple said it's taken a "huge step forward" by incorporating a neural text-to-speech transmitte...
2019-06-03 20:45

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of the Sedlec Ossuary, aka the "Church of Bones."...
2019-06-10 19:45

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
2019-05-22 06:45

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. ...
2019-06-19 00:30

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most importantly, a big dumb castle shaped like his iconic character’s big dumb face....
2019-06-01 09:15

These human-face dog muzzles will probably be the last thing you see before you die Today in nightmare fuel: the “AXAYINC Dog Masks, Pet Entertainment Spoofs, Super Cute Masks Designed for Pets to Prevent Bites and Eat Unclean Food.”...
2019-06-15 01:15

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the surveillance state!...
2019-05-21 21:30

'I've seen more self-aware ants!' AI: More Than Human – review Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, shiny toys and interactive paintings at viewers. But there’s little sign of creativity amid the chaotic overloadIn 2016, a machine beat the world’s best (human) player at the ancient strategy g...
2019-05-22 00:45

How to Make Pasta Without a Pasta Machine Fresh pasta is preferable to dried in most cases, but I do not have a pasta machine, nor am I in possession of very much upper body strength. Because of these shortcomings, most of my pasta-making efforts in the past have ended in too-thick noodles t...
2019-05-21 22:30

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Downtown Hotel has been serving up the legendary Sourtoe, a whiskey shot garnished with a dehydrated h...
2019-06-15 05:30

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chi...
2019-05-22 08:15

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
2019-06-04 22:45

The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke with Carnegie Mellon University associate research professor and the director of the Resilient Intell...
2019-06-21 04:45

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
2019-06-27 21:30

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
2019-06-14 09:15

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have conf...
2019-06-19 05:45

The Euro 2020 Mascot Is Just A Creepy Human Man Creating a mascot for your international sporting event can be fraught with peril. Izzy, originally Whatizit, was the mascot of the 1996 Olympics and is still mocked today. London’s mascots for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics were simply amorphous ...
2019-06-19 01:45

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
2019-06-07 01:30

Man arrested after human torso found in crashed car A severed human torso reportedly turned up in a Tennessee man’s crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now, Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide. Johnson, 29, was stopped by an o...
2019-06-18 08:45

Knox Co. human trafficking suspects in court KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three people charged in a human trafficking case will appear in court today. The case started back in April when a missing 16-year-old from Knox County was found in Cincinnati. Tiffany Cheek, Michael Nason and Carl H...
2019-06-28 11:45

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court....
2019-06-18 19:45

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
2019-07-09 04:15

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
2019-05-22 23:45

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
2019-05-22 22:45

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
2019-05-22 11:45

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual data to enable driverless cars to navigate routes in new, complex environments. Human drivers are e...
2019-05-23 07:30

I was a human pet after my family was killed in Rwandan genocide Running as fast as she could in the dark, terrified nine-year-old Marceline had no idea she was fleeing a genocide which would wipe out her entire family. She was one of hundreds of thousands of Tutsi people being hunted by the government-backed Hutu...
2019-07-16 00:15

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
2019-06-22 14:15

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans be...
2019-05-30 00:15

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw – in the Homo genus...
2019-05-21 15:30

Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity Neurons in lab-grown ‘mini brains’ can be coaxed into communicating with each other, which might help in disease research – while also raising ethical questions...
2019-06-27 23:45

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts to dirt.Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve c...
2019-05-22 06:45

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
2019-06-06 03:00

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
2019-06-21 22:15

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks...
2019-05-29 16:15

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 R...
2019-05-24 00:15

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
2019-06-16 00:00

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where h...
2019-06-27 19:30

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, officials said on Tuesday....
2019-05-22 00:45

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
2019-05-21 15:30

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
2019-06-03 13:15

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot raises a young woman from an embryo in an underground bunker, after an unspecified cataclysmic event ...
2019-06-13 21:30

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
2019-06-13 22:45

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the body parts hanging on a door when they a...
2019-07-04 09:45

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
2019-06-27 21:30

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico’s foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend “rescue” of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers...
2019-06-17 17:00

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
2019-05-21 15:30

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven’t come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning ca...
2019-05-26 19:45

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions....
2019-06-04 01:45

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
2019-07-12 04:30

Pompeo unveils 2019 human trafficking report Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an annual report on human trafficking Thursday and pledged to "send the strongest message possible to traffickers that we will not tolerate their despicable and criminal acts." (June 20)    ...
2019-06-21 01:45

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human right...
2019-07-13 02:45

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
2019-05-21 16:30

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that's just very small and it's time to get excit...
2019-07-12 17:45

'The next era of human progress': what lies behind the global new cities epidemic? The urge to build cities from scratch is not new – but this time they are being conceived by private multinational corporations as gilt-edged tax-exempt gated communitiesAt 8.30 every morning, an announcement is piped though a speaker in the ceiling ...
2019-07-08 10:15

Bruce Parry: ‘Human beings have really big problems ahead’ The adventurer and explorer has been to the Amazon and the Arctic. Now he’s setting up a project in Wales as a personal response to the climate crisisEventually, even the most intrepid adventurer has to come home. In the past 20 years Bruce Parry has...
2019-07-14 15:30

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
2019-05-28 17:30

Early human ancestors were breastfed for the first year of life New analysis of ancient hominin teeth suggests Australopithecus africanus, one of the earliest human ancestors, breastfed their children for the first year of life....
2019-07-16 03:30

Lance Armstrong As A Bunny-Human Hybrid Is Creepy Hello! Today we meet drink some semen, sacrifice a pizza, learn about the future of Gears of War, talk about Farmville (?) and meet the animal version of Lance Armstrong. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
2019-06-30 00:15

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
2019-05-21 15:45

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
2019-06-21 02:45

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig"....
2019-06-18 16:30

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on President Nicolás Maduro. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Michelle Bachelet is expected to arrive We...
2019-06-19 23:15

Human bones reportedly found in bag at NJ snack stand A bag of what appears to be human bones was found at a New Jersey snack stand that overlooks the Hudson River, a report said Monday. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the bag of bones hanging on a door when they arrived for wor...
2019-07-02 07:30

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official urged Venezuela’s government and opposition Friday to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no sig...
2019-06-22 06:45

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which usually require teamwork. In a paper published by Science, a group of DeepMind researchers have detai...
2019-05-31 15:15

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
2019-05-21 14:32

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media has reported. Many of the trafficking victims are minors....
2019-06-23 08:45

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
2019-07-11 02:15

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions with recent tests of short-range missiles....
2019-05-27 19:30

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
2019-05-21 15:30

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
2019-06-14 19:15

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week The United Nations' top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others....
2019-06-14 19:30

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
2019-05-21 18:45

Elon Musk Forecasts Grim Future of Human Race Elon Musk's grim forecast of humanity suggests that a "population bomb" would lead to a worldwide collapse in humans in the coming decades and everybody would start to see the evident effects by 2050....
2019-06-23 01:15

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is special, and one of the reasons is that data is at the heart of what it does....
2019-07-15 21:00

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
2019-06-27 20:30

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oceanographer, had been noticing something odd while studying the diets of tuna and other deep-diving f...
2019-06-06 16:00

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him...
2019-06-28 20:15

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- something chips can't do, new research by the University of Edinburgh shows....
2019-05-24 19:30

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very...
2019-05-22 18:30

Seeing SpongeBob SquarePants Actors as Human Versions of Their Characters May Haunt You What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants comes to life? Well, the above picture happens. It's...a little jarring. The voice cast of the long-running animated series will play their......
2019-05-22 20:15

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. The Nxivm founder’s disturbing fantasies were captured on an audio recording by “Smallvi...
2019-05-23 03:45

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capable of recognizing human emotions. According to Bloomberg, the wearable will be worn on the wrist, lik...
2019-05-24 00:45

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died battling dementia....
2019-05-31 19:45

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
2019-07-12 23:30

Fallout 76 gets human NPCs and a new battle royale mode at E3 2019 One of the chief criticisms of last year’s Fallout 76 was the lack of human NPCs (non-player characters), which made the game’s world feel rather empty compared to previous Fallouts – and at E3 2019, the game’s developers ...
2019-06-10 12:45

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published on Friday....
2019-06-28 11:15

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet...
2019-05-22 17:30

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
2019-06-12 21:15

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only governme...
2019-05-26 21:30

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The...
2019-05-22 02:15

Stranded Rohingyas linked to human trafficking: Thai police Thai police said on Thursday there is enough evidence to press human trafficking charges against the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims that was shipwrecked this week on a southern Thai island....
2019-06-13 10:45

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange middle period, during which they'd have to work alongside brittle, clumsy and easily confused machin...
2019-06-07 02:30

England's 'super-human' Stokes revels in ultimate vindication "Most players would have been broken by what happened at the end of the T20 World Cup final in 2016 but Ben Stokes, the bowler destroyed by West Indies\u0027 Carlos Brathwaite, is made of sterner stuff and three years on was England\u0027s one-day he...
2019-07-15 02:45

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
2019-07-11 22:30

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants into Chile after charging them $5,000 apiece for tourist visas, local media reported on Saturday....
2019-05-25 22:30

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources. “We think there may be more,” a source told The Post. “They can se...
2019-07-12 01:30

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplants within two years. “I was wrong,” Ch...
2019-06-13 03:45

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.       ...
2019-06-10 17:45

Snail-inspired reversible superglue can hold weight of a human Scientists have demonstrated how the super strong product can hold the weight of an average male with only two postage stamp-sized squares of the substance....
2019-06-18 20:45

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)        ...
2019-06-22 06:45

Why human oversight will be essential to the next generation of automated data anaytics We’ve all read the news and heard the scaremongering stories around potential flaws and biases in Artificial Intelligence (AI) systems. Despite the scepticism, businesses are undoubtedly using the technology to streamline work processes, autom...
2019-05-30 11:30

Aerial photos show human impact on natural world Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors c...
2019-05-21 14:45

'Human Fall Flat' lands on iOS and Android June 26th Human Fall Flat has proven a big hit on consoles and PC, with more than five million copies sold by last February as players hopped into No Brakes Games' hilarity-filled world. It emerged back then that a mobile port was on the way, and now we k...
2019-06-20 07:45

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action...
2019-06-19 23:15

Watch super slow-mo video from a camera with human-like vision Conventional video cameras that capture scenes frame by frame have little in common with our eyes, which see the world continuously. A new type of device called an "event camera" works in much the same way, capturing movement as a constant stream of....
2019-07-10 08:45

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have...
2019-05-21 15:00

Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone. The information could be leveraged to help robots identify and mani...
2019-05-30 02:15

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
2019-05-21 15:30

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
2019-06-18 00:30

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is holding separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro...
2019-06-21 22:30

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
2019-05-21 15:15

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
2019-05-21 15:30

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
2019-05-21 15:30

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another set of bones had been discovered over the weekend....
2019-07-10 02:45

Human remains found behind newly purchased Massachusetts home A Massachusetts contractor preparing a newly purchased home for its owner’s move-in day next month has discovered a set of human remains in its backyard. ...
2019-06-18 22:00

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
2019-06-02 15:15

UN human rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
2019-06-20 10:15

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeal court in Hungary has delivered the final ruling on the case....
2019-06-20 11:45

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
2019-07-10 12:00

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
2019-05-21 14:32

Realistic Human Face Coin Purse Is Nightmare Fuel Japan’s DJ Doooo not only makes music but also wraps everyday objects in realistic-looking human flesh. The result is starting, and ghoulish....
2019-06-04 14:45

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
2019-07-09 00:15

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
2019-07-09 01:15

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide....
2019-06-18 09:30

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy....
2019-07-16 04:30

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
2019-06-20 23:30

Human remains found inside suitcase near Indianapolis creek Homicide detectives are searching for answers after a suitcase with human remains was found in Indianapolis near a creek. Authorities responded to call around 1:30 p.m. Monday about the sickening discovery near Bean Creek on the city’s southeas...
2019-05-28 19:30

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
2019-06-03 20:45

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
2019-05-30 23:45

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to in...
2019-06-10 18:45

Darren Rovell Overdoes It On Attempt At Human Emotion With A Pennywise-Ass Giggle The 2019 NBA Draft is almost underway and, in a surprise to absolutely no one, Darren Rovell is in attendance talking about the only thing that matters to him: the brands. With this access, he approached the guaranteed first-overall pick of the draft...
2019-06-21 01:45

Human cost of Yemen war laid bare as the death toll nears 100,000 Report outlines the war’s impact on civilians as well as fighters as the researchers call for resolution to conflictAs the court of appeal prepares to rule on the legitimacy of the British government’s continued supply of weapons to the Saudi-led coa...
2019-06-20 14:15

Police find human leg, other body parts in Coney Island beach A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources....
2019-07-12 08:15

Human remains recovered from December midair crash of U.S. military planes A salvage operation after a midair collision of military planes off Japan's coast ended with the recovery of human remains, the U.S. Marines said on Monday....
2019-06-10 18:15

NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity's origins. "Today I am proud to announce...
2019-06-28 02:15

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31...
2019-06-01 18:45

Veganism? His ‘creed.’ Access to vegan food? This firefighter claims it’s his human right. In a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Adam Knauff argues that the government discriminated against him by ignoring his dietary needs....
2019-05-23 01:00

Human ashes, Buzz Lightyear and a sandwich: Strange things we sent into space We've sent hundreds of things to space, from fun, to sentimental, to slightly bizarre. Here are a few of the most interesting.       ...
2019-06-28 03:15

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abortion and gay rights....
2019-07-08 19:30

Firefighter says human rights were violated over lack of vegan food at blaze A Canadian smoke-eater is fired up over the lack of vegan food provided to him while he battled a massive forest blaze. Ontario firefighter and self-described “ethical vegan” Adam Knauff, 40, claims his human rights were violated in 2017 when he foug...
2019-05-22 18:00

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a ...
2019-07-09 05:15

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The ...
2019-07-12 06:15

U.S. human trafficking report: China, Iran, N. Korea worst offenders U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said human trafficking is a strain on humanity that violates basic human rights and named China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Cuba among the worst offenders....
2019-06-20 18:15

Video: Woman Sees Something Large Underwater - Human-Sized Jellyfish Lizzie Daly was diving off the coast of Cornwall in Britain on Saturday when she saw something large in the distance, and did a doubletake. Daly had seen a barrel jellyfish before, but nothing of this......
2019-07-16 05:30

Colorado dogs getting marijuana toxicity from human poop at hiking trails A Colorado veterinarian said dogs in the Aspen area are being brought in with marijuana toxicity after getting high from eating human poop at trails and campgrounds....
2019-07-12 19:15

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Culpepper, 51, reports to Alan J. Dean, Executi...
2019-05-22 12:15

Romania finds 'many' more human remains near site of Jewish mass grave Archaeologists have unearthed "many human remains" in northeast Romania near an area where in 2010 they discovered a mass grave for more than 100 Jews killed by Romanian troops during World War Two, military prosecutors said on Tuesday....
2019-07-02 17:45

14,000-year-old Footprints in Italian Cave Reveal Ancient Human Behavior Evidence of crawling in an Italian cave system sheds new light on late Stone Age human behavior in groups, especially when exploring new grounds, says a study published today in eLife. The Discovery of Ancient Human Crawling The cave of Bàsura at Toi...
2019-05-21 16:30

This CEO is trying to genetically modify pig organs for human transplant and cure rare diseases United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt is a trailblazer in drug development for rare diseases. She is now developing technology to tackle the organ shortage in America....
2019-06-27 19:30

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
2019-06-03 17:45

8,000 kilograms of human poop estimated left on Mount Everest this year The record number of climbers crowding the world’s highest mountain this season has left a government cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste, such as excrement, that threatens drinking water....
2019-06-24 07:15

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
2019-06-04 22:15

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
2019-05-21 21:15

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
2019-07-10 13:15

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO – Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said on Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operat...
2019-05-28 20:45

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials annou...
2019-06-06 03:00

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
2019-06-04 01:00

In Search For Hiker, Volunteers Checked Boar Intestines For Human Remains The helicopter buzzed over the forest canopy. Three searchers peered into dense foliage and rolling waterfall beds as they watched their fuel dwindle. It would soon be time to turn back and end the......
2019-05-27 16:45

Human bones found in bag hanging on door at New Jersey snack stand The bones will be submitted to a lab for DNA testing and compared to a missing persons database, the Prosecutor’s Office stated.        ...
2019-07-04 14:00

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after he claimed to have altered the genes of the embryo of a pair of twin girls before birth, prompting...
2019-06-05 15:45

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
2019-07-10 19:30

Divers spot massive human-sized jellyfish off English coast It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. A giant, human-sized jellyfish lurking in the waters off the English coast. The creature — which is all too frighteningly real — was captured on camera recently by ocean cinematographer Dan Abbott durin...
2019-07-16 01:30

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
2019-07-10 19:45

Pissed-off weatherman reminds viewers to prioritize human life over The Bachelorette Despite what Bob Dylan would have you believe, the vast majority of us do, in fact, need “a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” This is especially true in the case of Dayton, Ohio, whose local news interrupted last night’s The Bachelorette ...
2019-05-28 20:00

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four...
2019-06-06 07:30

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protest...
2019-05-29 12:15