Humanity In The Age Of AI

“We are either kings or pawns of men,” said Napoleon Bonaparte. In his famous quote, he describes possibly the biggest challenge facing humanity as we move into a world driven by ever smarter, more manipulative technology. Are we truly in control of our destiny or is something else secretly pulling our strings? As technology advances, we are quickly becoming slaves ...

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Easy Ways To Save Energy You Hadn’t Even Considered

When someone mentions the word ‘saving’ you immediately think of going without to your own detriment. In fact, some simple energy saving tips will benefit you, and our planet, in the long run. The UK is doing pretty well in energy conservation. According to the Department for Communities and Local Government, currently 11 percent of UK households are rated highly ...

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NASA Wants Pluto To Be A Planet Once Again

Pluto could be set to regain its planetary status after 11 years in exile, if NASA scientists have their way. A new definition of planets would add over 100 to our solar system, with even Earth’s moon due a promotion. The International Astronomical Union (IAU) currently requires an object to be orbiting the Sun to be classified as a planet.  ...

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Genius Turns His $200,000 Porsche Into A Giant Controller For Doom

It is widely accepted that there isn’t an object in the conceivable universe that cannot run the classic video game Doom. From iPods to giant advertising boards there is no limit to what people will do in order to play Doom on anything but its intended format. A hero of this movement is the YouTube user Matt Swarthout who famously ...

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These Stunning Photos Of London's Parallel Worlds Were Taken Using A Smartphone

[unable to retrieve full-text content] An Instagrammer who uses his smartphone to photograph “hidden parallel worlds” reflected in water has turned his sights to the puddles of London. Over the last week, Guido Gutiérrez Ruiz, a Canadian Spanish photographer, has captured stunning perspectives of some of the capital’s most famous tourist spots. “All my photos are 100% smartphone pictures without tricks ...

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WhatsApp Status Launches On Monday: What Is It And How Do I Use It?

In yet another blow to the future of Snapchat, Whatsapp has now announced that they are rolling out a worldwide update to their app that will change how we all use the platform, starting today.  Whatsapp, which is reportedly used by more than a billion people in over 180 countries around the globe, is currently used primarily as an instant messaging ...

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The 'Tully Monster' Is So Weird That Experts Can't Agree What It Actually Is

It is unlikely that there exists a creature more bizarre, more alien to our understanding of how life evolved on Earth, than Tullimonstrum gregarium. Known as the “Tully Monster”, this truly odd-looking creature existed around 300 million years ago. Yale University While we know what it looks like, and indeed where to find it, experts have been stumped by one ...

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The Infuriating Ketchup Problem Has Finally Been Solved

It might only be February, but we have a contender for best of invention of the year (or even the century): a coating that solves ‘the ketchup problem’. Designed by scientists at MIT, this super slippery material lets tomato sauce glide out of bottles as easily as water. Just think, no more furiously stabbing the bottle with a knife, or ...

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Emma Watson Has Created A New Instagram Account To Champion Sustainable Fashion

Watson launched the_press_tour account on Sunday 19 February, and from her photo captions it quickly became clear that rather than movie snippets, sustainable fashion insights were going to be the focus of her posts. Watson’s first post above, was shared shortly after she arrived in Paris. The caption reveals she is wearing a Stella McCartney coat and Watson describes the fashion house ...

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London Fashion Week 2017: Let Sophia Webster's Ice Queens Transport You To A Magical Wonderland

On Monday 20 February, a room at Phonica Record Shop, in Soho, London, was transformed into a winter wonderland, complete with giant snow globe, for Webster’s I Scream For Ice Queens presentation. The behind the scenes antics will leave you convinced you made the wrong career choice. Webster’s take on the slogan tee – the slogan knee-high: Hot like fire. Cold ...

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