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Monday, May 25, 2015

Relax, the Terminator Is Far Away

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Despite the warnings of visionaries like Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, today’s artificial intelligence is still tethered to human controllers by JOHN MARKOFF

Bits Blog: Who’s the Watchdog? In Europe, the Answer Is Complicated

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Reforms aimed at answering this question are expected by the end of the year, with domestic privacy regulators eager to hold on to the power to police... by MARK SCOTT

News Analysis: After a Year of Outsize Expectations, Modi Adjusts His Political Course for India

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a speech that was notable for the subjects it avoided: Large-scale job creation. Manufacturing. Urbanizati... by ELLEN BARRY

Business Briefing: Japan Logs Trade Deficit of $440 Million in April

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Japan posted a trade deficit in April after a single month’s surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakn... by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

Relax, the Terminator Is Far Away

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Despite the warnings of visionaries like Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, today’s artificial intelligence is still tethered to human controllers by JOHN MARKOFF

Bits Blog: Who’s the Watchdog? In Europe, the Answer Is Complicated

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Reforms aimed at answering this question are expected by the end of the year, with domestic privacy regulators eager to hold on to the power to police... by MARK SCOTT

News Analysis: After a Year of Outsize Expectations, Modi Adjusts His Political Course for India

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a speech that was notable for the subjects it avoided: Large-scale job creation. Manufacturing. Urbanizati... by ELLEN BARRY

Business Briefing: Japan Logs Trade Deficit of $440 Million in April

7 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Japan posted a trade deficit in April after a single month’s surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakn... by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS

 

Business

Relax, the Terminator Is Far Away

5 hours 51 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Despite the warnings of visionaries like Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, today’s artificial intelligence is still tethered to human controllers

Bits Blog: Who’s the Watchdog? In Europe, the Answer Is Complicated

42 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Reforms aimed at answering this question are expected by the end of the year, with domestic privacy regulators eager to hold on to the power to police...

News Analysis: After a Year of Outsize Expectations, Modi Adjusts His Political Course for India

27 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a speech that was notable for the subjects it avoided: Large-scale job creation. Manufacturing. Urbanizati...

Business Briefing: Japan Logs Trade Deficit of $440 Million in April

26 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Japan posted a trade deficit in April after a single month’s surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakn...

Business Briefing: Cabbies in Mexico City March Against Uber Ride Service

21 minutes ago - New York Times Business
Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City on Monday chanting “Uber Out!” and demanding that city authorities ban the online ride servic...

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Fashion

I Was a Proud Non-Breeder. Then I Changed My Mind.

1 hour 17 minutes ago - The Cut
Twelve years ago, I penned an essay for a Salon series called “To Breed or Not to Breed,” about the decision to have children or not. It began thi...

Meet the Pair Who Just Won the Fashion Lottery

10 hours 3 minutes ago - The Cut
The LVMH Prize for Young Fashion Designers was announced last week, and London-based duo Marta Marques and Paulo Almeida of Marques’Almeida took hom...

Lauren's Multicolored, Multi-Textured Summer Sandals

9 hours 17 minutes ago - Fashionista
They're on sale, too

Astrology GIFs for the Week of May 25, 2015

10 hours 19 minutes ago - The Cut
The heavens favor love, friendship, creativity, and romance on Thursday, May 28. A peace-loving Libra moon aspects the sun, Mars, and Mercury on this...

9 Makeup Artists to Follow on Instagram

12 hours 47 minutes ago - Fashionista
Punch it up with Alex Box, Robin Black and Wayne Goss

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Food

North Carolina Pulled-Pork Barbecue

Yesterday - epicurious
Recipe from Gourmet

Grilled Bread Salad With Sweet Peppers and Onions

2 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Kale Caesar Salad with Creamy Parmesan Dressing

3 days ago - Simply Recipes
Everyone loves a good caesar salad. It’s all about the garlic, the parmesan, the crisp romaine lettuce, and crunchy garlicky croutons, right? Well,...

Grilled Asian Chicken With Bok Choy, Shitake Mushrooms, and Radishes

3 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

Fingerling Potato Salad

4 days ago - epicurious
Recipe from Bon Appétit

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Games

TiVo said to be launching Cox video on demand

51 minutes ago - Joystiq
You're forgiven if you forgot that TiVo and Cox were once best buddies. They formed a partnership years ago, but that alliance quietly fell by the way...

Jony Ive becomes Apple's first Chief Design Officer

2 hours 55 minutes ago - Joystiq
There's no question that Jony Ive is more important than ever to Apple's design process given his heavy influence on everything from the look of iOS t...

Robot learns skills through trial and error, like you do

3 hours 12 minutes ago - Joystiq
As a rule, robots have to learn through explicit instruction, whether it's through new programming, watching videos or holding their hands. UC Berkele...

Oculus' next big move is to make VR a social experience

5 hours 15 minutes ago - Joystiq
VR turned me into a movie character -- a tiny, bright yellow firefly. But here's the best part: I got to experience it with someone next to me, both l...

Gaming Deals: $40 Bloodborne, $20 Destiny, $400 PS4 + Free PS Plus, Headset

5 hours 57 minutes ago - Gamespot
Today's best deal comes from GameStop, which is offering the Last of Us Remastered PS4 bundle with a PS Silver Wired Headset and a one-year PS Plus me...

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Health

Staying Safe In The Water

58 minutes ago - MSNBC Health
Swimming season is back, and along with it the dangers posed by the water. NBC's Erika Edwards reports

The Breathing Trick That Puts You to Sleep in Seconds

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
Warm milk, lavender oil, and counting sheep — we’ve all tried them

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

2 hours 39 minutes ago - Health
MONDAY, May 25, 2015 (HealthDay News) — Dog bites are a serious public health issue, but many are preventable, experts say. About 4.7 million Americ...

Would You Move To A New City To Look For Love? Here's What Happened When I Did

2 hours 16 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
When looking for a relationship it’s less about luck, and more about attitude

7 Rare But Real Men's Diseases

4 hours 16 minutes ago - Yahoo Health
If someone were asked what health conditions might afflict men, prostate cancer and low testosterone might come to mind

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Humor

The 4 Best Zombie Tactics (For Getting Yourself Killed)

18 hours 17 minutes ago - Cracked
By Winston Rowntree,Alex Schmidt Published: May 25th, 2015 

5 Popular Disney Movies With Bizarrely Gruesome Origins

18 hours 17 minutes ago - Cracked
By Jillian Karger Published: May 25th, 2015 

23 Bizarre Demands Celebrities Have Made Behind The Scenes

18 hours 17 minutes ago - Cracked
By CRACKED Readers Published: May 25th, 2015 

If Age Of Ultron Was 10 Times Shorter And Way More Honest

18 hours 17 minutes ago - Cracked
By The Editing Room Published: May 25th, 2015 

Comic for May 25, 2015

1 hour 17 minutes ago - Dilbert Daily Strips
Dilbert readers - Please visit Dilbert.com to read this feature. Due to changes with our feeds, we are now making this RSS feed a link to Dilbert.com

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Movies

Spielberg + New Footage in 'Jurassic World: An Inside Look' Video

1 hour 4 minutes ago - First Showing
"Just like taking a stroll through the woods… 65 million years ago." Universal is going all out! Not only putting John Hammond's voice in one of the...

Editorial: How the Original 'Star Wars' Redefined the Blockbuster

2 hours 40 minutes ago - First Showing
As Star Wars – the original film, A New Hope – turns 38 this year (it opened May 25th, 1977), it's hard to imagine a time when Star Wars wasn't an...

Steven Spielberg Takes You Behind the Scenes of Jurassic World!

4 hours 59 minutes ago - Coming Soon
"To see Jurassic World come to life is like seeing Jurassic Park come true," says Steven Spielberg The post Steven Spielberg Takes You Behind the Scen...

Stephen King’s IT Loses Director Cary Fukunaga

5 hours 23 minutes ago - Coming Soon
The New Line adaptation was scheduled to begin production in three weeks The post Stephen King’s IT Loses Director Cary Fukunaga appeared first on C...

Game of Thrones Episode 5.07 Recap, The Gift

11 hours 6 minutes ago - Coming Soon
Plus a preview for episode 5.08, "Hardhome" The post Game of Thrones Episode 5.07 Recap, The Gift appeared first on ComingSoon.net

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Music

Tomorrow Is for Dreamers (Remastered) - Single - Mac Miller

14 hours 16 minutes ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Tomorrow Is for Dreamers (Remastered) - Single Mac Miller Release Date: May 21, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Traditional Pop Price: $0.99 Copyright ℗...

Dear Future Husband - Single - Power Music Workout

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Dear Future Husband - Single Power Music Workout Release Date: May 20, 2015 Total Songs: 2 Genre: Fitness & Workout Price: $2.58 Copyright ℗ 2015 Po...

Can You Feel It - Single - Power Music Workout

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Can You Feel It - Single Power Music Workout Release Date: May 20, 2015 Total Songs: 2 Genre: Fitness & Workout Price: $2.58 Copyright ℗ 2015 Power...

Jessica Smith TV - Classical Cardio Jam - Power Music Workout

2 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Jessica Smith TV - Classical Cardio Jam Power Music Workout Release Date: May 19, 2015 Total Songs: 12 Genre: Fitness & Workout Price: $5.99 Copyright...

Waiting for Love - Single - Avicii

3 days ago - Apple iTunes Top 25 New Releases
Waiting for Love - Single Avicii Release Date: May 22, 2015 Total Songs: 1 Genre: Dance Price: $1.29 Copyright ℗ 2015 Avicii Music AB under exclusiv...

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News

Heatwave claims 600 lives

14 minutes ago - CNN Top Stories
More than 600 people have lost their lives in the past week in a sustained and severe heatwave in India

Asian shares slip, dollar stands tall

30 minutes ago - Yahoo News
By Lisa Twaronite TOKYO (Reuters) - Asian shares fell in early trading on Tuesday, while the dollar held near highs scaled in holiday-thinned trading...

Charter Communications nears $55 billion deal for Time Warner Cable

21 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Time Warner Cable Inc is nearing an agreement to be acquired by smaller peer Charter Communications Inc for about $55 billion, combining the second an...

'Tomorrowland' takes top spot at box office on slow weekend

21 minutes ago - Yahoo News
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The future doesn't look so bright for "Tomorrowland."

Cleveland, U.S. Justice Department reach settlement over police: New York Times

20 minutes ago - Yahoo News
Cleveland has reached a settlement with the U.S. Justice Department over what federal authorities said was a pattern of unconstitutional policing and...

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Politics

Five dead, 12 missing in 'catastrophic' floods in Texas and Oklahoma...

16 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Five dead, 12 missing in 'catastrophic' floods in Texas and Oklahoma...(First column, 1st story, link)

Vermont's favorite underdog

2 hours 53 minutes ago - Politico
In the Green Mountains, Bernie Sanders has long been both popular and an outsider

Michelle O: 'Shape the Revolutions'...

1 hour 16 minutes ago - Drudge Report
Michelle O: 'Shape the Revolutions'...(First column, 2nd story, link)

Talks During Break Seek Senate Deal on N.S.A. and Phone Data

2 hours 23 minutes ago - New York Times Politics
With a deadline near, members of Congress took the unusual step of working during a recess to write a bill that senators would pass

TWITTER trend has teens trying to summon demon...

1 hour 37 minutes ago - Drudge Report
TWITTER trend has teens trying to summon demon...(Third column, 1st story, link)

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Pop Culture

Celebrity Authors Encourage Readers to Be Comfortable In Their Own Skin

1 hour 32 minutes ago - ETOnline
These authors are hoping their stories can keep others from making the same mistakes they did

Friday Night Lights Stars: Where Are They Now?

2 hours 16 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Clear eyes, full hearts -- CAN'T LOSE!! And that's true for the beloved cast of NBC's Friday Night Lights! And while the show might've ended back in 2...

The Boys Are Back! ‘Extra’ on the Set of ‘Entourage’ Movie

3 hours 15 minutes ago - Extra
Are you ready for the “Entourage" reunion? “Extra” was on the set with the cast to talk about bringing their brand of dealmaking, serial dating...

​Is Gigi Hadid Dating Nicole Scherzinger's Ex Lewis Hamilton? It Sure Looks Like It!

3 hours 16 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
Very inneresting… Shortly after Gigi Hadid and Cody Simpson announced their amicable breakup, the supermodel has been seen spending a lot of time wi...

Gossip Girl Actress Kelly Rutherford Has Won Sole Custody Of Her Kids!

3 hours 41 minutes ago - Perez Hilton
After a long legal battle, Kelly Rutherford has finally won custody of her children. The 46-year-old Gossip Girl actress now has sole custody of her e...

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Science

These Paper Airplanes Will Blow Your Mind

9 hours 5 minutes ago - Pop Sci
John Collins, also known as The Paper Airplane Guy, holds the world record for longest-distance paper airplane flight. Not content with distance, he a...

May 28 Should Henceforth Be Known As Thales Day

11 hours 16 minutes ago - Pop Sci
Thousands of Chicagoans will take to the streets next week to celebrate the 2,600th anniversary of science. Obviously it’s pretty hard to pin down...

Watch This Superfast Raider Helicopter Take Its First Flight

3 days ago - Pop Sci
Early this morning in West Palm Beach, Florida, a brand-new helicopter took its first flight. Made by Sikorsky, the S-97 Raider is designed as a futur...

Google Tone Shares Links To Computers Within Earshot Using Beeps And Boops

3 days ago - Pop Sci
A new Chrome extension, called Google Tone, released this week makes it possible to share a URL with another computer in the room using a series of be...

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T.V.

Box Office: Tomorrowland Disappoints in Debut

2 hours 7 minutes ago - TV Guide
Tomorrowlandhad a disappointing debut at the box office over the slow Memorial Day holiday weekend, but still managed to finish in first place.The Dis...

Mega Buzz: Who's Replacing Kalinda on The Good Wife?

3 hours 4 minutes ago - TV Guide
Lockhart, Agos & Lee needs a new private investigator now that Kalinda has left The Good Wife, but will it actually get one?As previously announced, B...

B.B. King's Daughters Claim He Was Poisoned

2 hours 56 minutes ago - TV Guide
B.B. King's death is being investigated as a homicide, The Associated Press reports.Two of King's daughters claim that the blues legend died on May 14...

Max Greenfield Joins American Horror Story: Hotel

2 hours 34 minutes ago - TV Guide
Max Greenfield is the latest addition to the cast of American Horror Story: Hotel.Series creator Ryan Murphy shared the news on Twitter Sunday, and hi...

PHOTO: Buffy Stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan Reunite!

9 hours 45 minutes ago - TV Guide
Buffy and Willow are reunited ... and it feels so good.Former Buffy the Vampire Slayer co-stars Sarah Michelle Gellar and Alyson Hannigan, who played...

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Technology

TiVo said to be launching Cox video on demand

51 minutes ago - Engadget
You're forgiven if you forgot that TiVo and Cox were once best buddies. They formed a partnership years ago, but that alliance quietly fell by the way...

My Chromebook isn’t that bad. I hope Google and its partners keep improving it

1 hour 15 minutes ago - Venture Beat
A few weeks ago, I bought a Toshiba Chromebook 2 to use while Apple was repairing my MacBook Air. I’ve gotten to like it for my admittedly limited c...

MasterCard Send Speeds Up Money Transfers With A Little P2P Magic

2 hours 1 minute ago - Techcrunch
 Sending money is hard. Sure we’ve got bitcoin for some and Paypal for some more and the horrible SWIFT and ACH systems for the rest of us schlubs...

RadioShack customers won this round, but we still need better data privacy guarantees

2 hours 16 minutes ago - Venture Beat
GUEST: What happens to the personal information of users when companies that collected that data close up shop? In the case of RadioShack, a U.S. bank...

Mobile Internet To Be Worth More Than Apple By 2018

2 hours 16 minutes ago - Techcrunch
 Smartphone sales growth is slowing to less than 10% annually to 2018, and mobile networks saw just 5% growth in the last decade. So while Appleconti...

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U.S.

Police: 3 kids injured when waterspout uproots bounce house

1 hour 23 minutes ago - US News
MIAMI (AP) — A waterspout uprooted an inflatable bounce house with three children inside it on a South Florida beach Monday, but the youngsters were...

Hamilton hitless in return, Texas wins 6th in a row

1 hour 5 minutes ago - US News
CLEVELAND (AP) — Josh Hamilton was hitless in his return to the majors, but reached on a key error that sent the Texas Rangers over Cleveland 10-8 M...

Tips for Preventing Dog Bites

4 hours 17 minutes ago - US News
Even a friendly pooch may overreact when startled

Ellis Island Museum Reopening Aided by New Jersey Company

1 hour 21 minutes ago - ABC News
Ellis Island museum reopening marks culmination of several years' work by New Jersey company

US Sen. Thad Cochran marries longtime aide, his office says

2 hours 14 minutes ago - US News
JACKSON, Miss. (AP) — U.S. Sen. Thad Cochran — the Mississippi Republican whose 2014 primary campaign drew national attention over an aspiring blo...

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World

Will truckers lose out to software?

2 hours 13 minutes ago - BBC
Is the lorry driver of the future a piece of software?

Why do people waste so much time at the office?

43 minutes ago - BBC
Why do people waste so much time at the office?

VIDEO: Visiting 196 countries in 50 years

10 hours 48 minutes ago - BBC
Reflections from a man who has visited every country in the world

Outcry from O2 users as many lose signal

1 hour 13 minutes ago - Guardian
Business secretary urges phone provider to “sort it out” after people in Manchester, Bristol, Birmingham, Glasgow and parts of Northern Ireland go...

The falcon hospital of Qatar

1 hour 2 minutes ago - BBC
The state-of-the-art hospital for poorly birds

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Live News

Relax, the Terminator Is Far Away - New York Times Business
Despite the warnings of visionaries like Stephen Hawking and Bill Gates, today’s artificial intelligence is still tethered to human controllers.

Bits Blog: Who’s the Watchdog? In Europe, the Answer Is Complicated - New York Times Business
Reforms aimed at answering this question are expected by the end of the year, with domestic privacy regulators eager to hold on to the power to police...

News Analysis: After a Year of Outsize Expectations, Modi Adjusts His Political Course for India - New York Times Business
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday gave a speech that was notable for the subjects it avoided: Large-scale job creation. Manufacturing. Urbanizati...

Business Briefing: Japan Logs Trade Deficit of $440 Million in April - New York Times Business
Japan posted a trade deficit in April after a single month’s surplus in March, and economists said shortfalls were likely to persist given the weakn...

Business Briefing: Cabbies in Mexico City March Against Uber Ride Service - New York Times Business
Hundreds of taxi drivers marched through Mexico City on Monday chanting “Uber Out!” and demanding that city authorities ban the online ride servic...

Business Briefing: China to Reduce Import Taxes to Spur Spending and Growth - New York Times Business
China announced Monday that it would cut import taxes on clothing, cosmetics and some other goods by half as a new tactic to generate more consumer sp...