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Progress in artificial intelligence causes some people to worry that software will take jobs such as driving trucks away from humans.
Family travel is choosing to put you and your beloved offspring into unknown, unpredictable, uncomfortable situations with the goal to create memories, grow as a family and mature individually.
Back in the 1990s, the British anthropologist Robin Dunbar noticed a remarkable correlation between primate brain size and the social groups they formed. This correlation was simple: the bigger their brains, the larger their social groups.
Deep learning has the potential to reinvent every industry — including visual effects. But there is huge confusion over exactly what deep learning means. As a starting point, it’s important to define the terms ‘artificial intelligence’ and ‘machine learning’.
Time is your most valuable asset--you need to prioritize how you spend it.
Tourists and locals experience cities in strikingly different ways. For example, in London most tourists will visit Buckingham Palace, the Houses of Parliament, St. Paul’s Cathedral, Oxford Street, etc.
The way people make decisions in the real world is a topic of increasing interest among psychologists, social scientists, economists, and others. It determines how economies perform, how elections are run, and how conflicts break out and get resolved.
Five years ago, Aleah Austin moved with her family from LaCrosse, Wisconsin, to Durango, Colorado.
Make sure your medicine cabinet is stocked with elderberry syrup this winter. Studies show it can totally eliminate cold and flu symptoms within 48 hours. Several studies have confirmed the immune-boosting power of elderberries.
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Last night was yet another example of the Democratic Party’s glistening ineptitude. President Donald Trump’s border wall speech, once he’d backed off the “national emergency” idea, was anticipated to be little more than a concentrated primetime dose of xenophobic hysteria.
Want to give up on being stationary and move onto the road? Living in your car can be as simple as finding a quiet place to park, but with these tips from veteran road warriors, you can be comfortable and safe while visiting places you never thought you’d see.
In a long-expected move, President Donald Trump formally nominated acting U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) head and former coal lobbyist Andrew Wheeler to officially run the agency Wednesday.
The cause of the most common type of childhood cancer has been a century-long debate among those in the medical community. Now, thanks to the work of Prof. Mel Greaves, of the Institute of Cancer Research in London, the mystery is at its end.
These are dark days for supplements. Although they are a $30-plus billion market in the United States alone, vitamin A, vitamin C, vitamin E, selenium, beta-carotene, glucosamine, chondroitin, and fish oil have now flopped in study after study.
U.S. taxpayers will buy about $5 million in pork products from a Brazilian-owned meatpacking firm under President Trump’s bailout program, which was designed to help American farmers hurt by the administration’s trade war, according to documents released Wednesday.
President Donald Trump’s argument for building a border wall has boiled down to one word: crisis. Trump and senior administration officials have repeatedly invoked the term in recent days as they push Democrats to approve border wall funding and reopen the government.
Some Ohioans who want to remain eligible to vote should watch the mail. More than 276,200 "last-chance" notices are being sent to Ohio voters poised to be removed from the statewide voter registration rolls unless they respond, outgoing Secretary of State Jon Husted announced Wednesday.
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One of the few things that we can be sure of is that every action is likely to have an unintended consequence. While on a daily basis these side-effects can be annoying at worst or convenient at best, at institutional scales they can be dire. In some cases, they can be deadly.
Entering its third week, and with no end in sight, the partial federal government shutdown is putting millions of low-income tenants who depend on funding from the Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD) at risk.
A new study of American Facebook users suggests that older generations were most likely to share “fake news” stories during the 2016 presidential election. More than 90 percent of Facebook users in the study did not share misinformation to their friends’ feeds, according to the research.
Nervously, I gave a bounty hunter a phone number. He had offered to geolocate a phone for me, using a shady, overlooked service intended not for the cops, but for private individuals and businesses.
In a stalemate over how best to secure America’s southern border, the Trump administration has let the integrity lapse on one of the country’s even more important frontiers.
After months of rumors, Woodstock co-creator Michael Lang has confirmed to Rolling Stone that a three-day festival honoring the 50th anniversary of the original event is coming to Watkins Glen, New York on August 16th, 17th and 18th.
We had made plans to go to Washington weeks ago, and there was no way to change the trip. The train was almost empty when it pulled into Union Station on Friday night. The next morning, we went out into the dead heart of the city. The government shutdown was in its third week.
I’ve seen so many terrified and insecure people settling down. I’ve heard stories about marriages between two mature individuals who cannot stand each other.
Well-positioned Americans must talk like this, of course, because admitting the debilitating state of poverty in America might provoke feelings of guilt for 35 years of oppressive economic policies. Wealthier people need to take an honest look at the facts.
Nowadays considered as a disorder, anxiety has got its evolutionary roots back in the earliest beginnings of human evolution. Humans needed it to survive in the harsh and unpredictable environment they lived in.
After the Cultural Revolution of the 1960s and ’70s crippled China’s economy, the country began to open its markets to the outside world. The aim was to bring in technological know-how from abroad that domestic firms could then assimilate.
An Amazon user in Germany was accidentally sent 1,700 audio recordings of someone he didn’t know after he requested his own data file, exercising his rights under the EU’s GDPR. What happened: The man asked for a copy of all the data Amazon holds on him.
We’re missing the obvious in our public conversation about plastic-straw bans: the fish on our plates.
A group of teens gathers quietly in the predawn darkness. Dressed in warm clothing, they meet before breakfast to help capture and pack broiler chickens to be taken to a slaughterhouse. They fed, watered, and watched the birds grow; now they prepare them for their final trip.
Julia Rohrer wants to create a radical new culture for social scientists. A personality psychologist at the Max Planck Institute for Human Development, Rohrer is trying to get her peers to publicly, willingly admit it when they are wrong.
One of my childhood dogs, a feisty Norfolk terrier named Jessie, would fling her muscular and slightly overweight little body at you as soon as you walked in the door. But she refused to ever sleep in a human bed. So I was touched when she snuggled up near my pillow one night.
There are the raw materials, the research and development, and the marketing, of course. But if you’re looking for a comprehensive explanation, says retail analyst Matt Powell, it comes down to a mindset.
It's hard to believe that we still use climate change-inducing fossil fuels when we have a sun that's bombarding our planet with plentiful, clean renewable energy on a daily basis.
A judge in Lucas County Common Pleas Court has ordered the city of Toledo to pay $35,000 in fees to the plaintiffs who successfully halted the city’s lead ...
Using a common type of brain scan, researchers programmed a machine-learning algorithm to diagnose early-stage Alzheimer’s disease about six years before a clinical diagnosis is made – potentially giving doctors a chance to intervene with treatment.
Andrew Yang is a 43-year-old American entrepreneur who is seeking the Democratic Party’s nomination for president in 2020. His campaign focuses on solving the problem of job losses to automation—an issue many politicians seem happy to ignore.
Statistically, there's an overwhelming chance that you kind of feel like shit right now. In a world full of scientific miracles and mountains of data about what makes humans function, it's kind of weird how much it sucks to get out of bed.
Hi, I’m Matt. P.S. I also help on the recruiting side, so if you need help hiring a campaigner, I’d be happy to chat. find meaningful work that pays them equitably. What follows is a list I’ve created of jobs relevant to digital campaigning in the progressive space.
A decade ago, 80 percent of Americans believed that a free market economy was the best economic system. Today, that number is 60 percent. Another recent poll shows that only 42 percent of millennials support capitalism.
Back in 2012, a new craze swept the Internet centered on a dating app called Tinder. The app shows users pictures of potential dating partners in their local area. Users swipe right if they like the picture or swipe left if they don’t.
At the end of the 45-minute workout, my body was dripping with sweat. I felt like I'd worked really, really hard. And according to my bike, I had burned more than 700 calories. Surely I had earned an extra margarita.
Earlier this year we informed readers that thousands of works of art and entertainment would soon enter the public domain—to be followed every year by thousands more. That day is nigh upon us: Public Domain Day, January 1, 2019.
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Start with a meal at L’Albatros (on the patio if the weather’s right) or some ramen at Otani Noodle. Walk around Wade Oval and the pond behind the Cleveland Museum of Art. Grab some coffee at The Coffee House. And finish your evening with some ice cream at Piccadilly. It’s the perfect date.
As an athlete, if you want to improve something—your 100-meter time, say, or your deadlift PR—you’ve got to apply a challenge, some sort of “stressor,” and then follow it with a period of rest and recovery. Too much stress without enough rest and you get injury, illness, and burnout.
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