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Tech Crunch

  • newThis robot arm’s AI thinks like we do about how to grab something

    This robot arm’s AI thinks like we do about how to grab something

     Robots are great at doing things they’ve been shown how to do, but when presented with a novel problem, such as an unfamiliar shape that needs to be gripped, they tend to choke. AI is helping there in the form of systems like Dex-Net, which uses…
    - 1 hour ago 26 May 17, 7:09pm -
  • newRoborace autonomous car takes a lap in Paris

    Roborace autonomous car takes a lap in Paris

     At the Formula E Paris ePrix over the weekend, the driverless Roborace navigated a lap of the 1.9 km course all by itself — all 14 turns. Read More
    - 3 hours ago 26 May 17, 5:09pm -

Gizmodo

  • Flat Earthers Won't Believe This News on Antarctica’s Climate

    Flat Earthers Won't Believe This News on Antarctica’s Climate

    The Arctic is the fastest-warming place on our overheated planet, but so far, its polar opposite has managed to stay pretty cool. Why is Antarctica warming so slowly compared with the Arctic? The answer is complicated, but a new study suggests we’r…
    - 7 days ago 19 May 17, 4:39pm -
  • I'm Afraid to Ask The Internet to Name This New Moon

    I'm Afraid to Ask The Internet to Name This New Moon

    Good news! Three space telescopes, including Hubble, have combined their celestial powers to spot a moon orbiting a dwarf planet in the Kuiper Belt —the region beyond Neptune where Pluto and countless other icy bodies live. According to NASA, the d…
    - 7 days ago 19 May 17, 4:10pm -

Mashable

Gawker

  • How Things Work

    How Things Work

    Gawker.com is shutting down today, Monday 22nd August, 2016, some 13 years after it began and two days before the end of my forties. It is the end of an era.Read more...
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Lifehacker

  • We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore

    We Can’t Pretend Juice Is Healthy for Babies Anymore

    Juice is liquid candy. Sure, it has a few more vitamins than your average can of Coke, but it also has more sugar. Your days of pretending it’s healthy are over: the American Academy of Pediatricians has finally found the guts to tell us to stop g…
    - 4 days ago 22 May 17, 7:00pm -

Engadget

  • newMIT 3D-printed the shape-shifting future of pasta

    MIT 3D-printed the shape-shifting future of pasta

    A new research project from the Massachusetts Institute of Technology's Tangible Media Group combines 3D printing, molecular gastronomy and macaroni. According to MIT News, researchers Wen Wang and Lining Yao have engineered flat sheets of gelatin an…
    - 6 mins ago 26 May 17, 8:31pm -

TMZ

Boing Boing

  • newIf JG Ballard designed an earwax removal tool kit...

    If JG Ballard designed an earwax removal tool kit...

    ...it would look like this. Made from 100% medical grade stainless steel, it "includes a tool with a unique spring and spiral design that can effectively relieve itching and massage the ear canal while cleaning." Look at the different handle design o…
    - 16 mins ago 26 May 17, 8:21pm -

TreeHugger

ReadWriteWeb

  • This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    This smart grid program could save millions of tons of CO2 annually

    Ofgem, the U.K. government’s regulator for gas and electricity, has revealed that projects trialled under the Low Carbon Networks Fund (LCNF) could save 215 tonnes of CO2. The program ran for six years, ending in 2015, with the aim of helping Dist…
    - 15 Dec 16, 3:00am -

Jezebel

  • Gal Gadot Says Wonder Woman Is Definitely a Feminist 

    Gal Gadot Says Wonder Woman Is Definitely a Feminist 

    Some stories are so obviously feminist it seems irrelevant to ask TV and film adaptors about the inherent message within, yet plenty of showrunners and producers bend over backwards to avoid the F word. It’s refreshing that the star of Wonder Woman…
    - 7 days ago 19 May 17, 4:20pm -

Think Progress

The Daily Dish

  • It Is Accomplished
    As Gandhi never quite said, First they ignore you. Then they laugh at you. Then they attack you. Then you win. I remember one of the first TV debates I had on the then-strange question of civil marriage for gay couples. It was Crossfire, as I recall,…
    - 26 Jun 15, 5:21pm -

Popeater