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The world’s longest racetrack is unfolding in the Las Vegas desert, jetpacks included

Multimillionaire entrepreneur John Morris is building a racer's dream community in the desert outside Las Vegas, including a racetrack that could eclipse German's famous Nürburgring Grand Prix raceway. The post The world’s longest racetrack is.....»»

Category: topSource:  digitaltrendsMar 20th, 2017

DeepMind"s new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning not using human games (James Vincent/The Verge)

James Vincent / The Verge: DeepMind's new Go-playing AI wins 90% of time against version of AlphaGo that beat world champ, trained solely by reinforcement learning not using human games  —  The company's latest AlphaGo AI learned su.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News15 min. ago

World Hunger Is Increasing, Thanks to Wars and Climate Change

Despite efforts to end food shortages, a recent U.N. report shows that, after years of decline, hunger is on the rise again -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News47 min. ago

Top Executives: Driverless Cars Will Change the World

Top Executives: Driverless Cars Will Change the World.....»»

Category: videosSource:  videonewsindexRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

The nuns of Snapchat: the sisters offering teens a glimpse of convent life

The Kardashians are undoubtedly the most famous Snapchatting sisters in the world. But a community of sisters of a different kind are currently blowing up Snapchat in a whole other way.  They call themselves #MediaNuns; an international ministry.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

Someone turned "Super Smash Bros." into a 3D game and it"s amazing

By combining the ground-breaking 3D world design of Super Mario 64 with the addicting combat mechanics of Super Smash Bros., game modder Skelux has birthed an amazing new mod called Super Smash Bros. 3D. This early version of Super Smash Bros. 3D.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

SHIELD TV With SHIELD Remote Bundle Available for Purchase, Priced at $179

Your typical SHIELD TV bundle came with a SHIELD Controller included, starting at $199. Now, there’s a new bundle available, a SHIELD TV coupled with just a SHIELD Remote, priced at $179.99. This new bundle is available for purchase today, perf.....»»

Category: mobileSource:  droidlifeRelated News1 hr. 15 min. ago

IRS to America: you were probably already doxed before the Equifaxpocalype, so don"t worry about it

IRS Commissioner John Koskinen said that he didn't expect the risk of fraud to go up this tax-filing season despite the world-beating Equifax breach of 145,000,000 Americans' sensitive personal and financial data because a "significant" number of Eq.....»»

Category: topSource:  boingboingRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

Apple adds airport interiors from Chicago, Vegas, and more to Maps

Previously, only San Jose and Philadelphia airports were mapped in the app. Enlarge As part of iOS 11, Apple announced plans to add airport and mall interiors to its Maps app. A few early examples of that rolled out earlier this year, but now.....»»

Category: topSource:  arstechnicaRelated News1 hr. 23 min. ago

World Hunger Is Increasing Thanks to Wars and Climate Change

Despite efforts to end food shortages, a recent U.N. report shows that, after years of decline, hunger is on the rise again -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

HP unveils $1,749+ ZBook x2 2-in-1 workstation with 14-inch 4K display, 7th and 8th generation i7, up to 32GB RAM, optimized for Adobe apps, shipping in Dec. (Joe Shields/AnandTech)

Joe Shields / AnandTech: HP unveils $1,749+ ZBook x2 2-in-1 workstation with 14-inch 4K display, 7th and 8th generation i7, up to 32GB RAM, optimized for Adobe apps, shipping in Dec.  —  Today at the Adobe MAX conference in Las Vega.....»»

Category: topSource:  techmemeRelated News1 hr. 39 min. ago

Maryn McKenna"s Big Chicken, Part 2

Award-winning journalist Maryn McKenna talks about her latest book Big Chicken: The Incredible Story of How Antibiotics Created Modern Agriculture and Changed the Way the World Eats. (Part 1 of... -- Read more on ScientificAmerican.com.....»»

Category: scienceSource:  sciamRelated News2 hr. 31 min. ago

"Designers can contribute to a better world, but not if we dictate how they do it"

Ahead of the launch of our Good Design for a Bad World, Dezeen editor-in chief Marcus Fairs asked: "Can design save the world?" In this response, Louise Schouwenberg argues that global issues can't be placed on the shoulders of guilt-ridden design.....»»

Category: infraSource:  dezeenRelated News2 hr. 47 min. ago

The Moto Z gets its very own Alexa smart speaker

 It was just a matter of time, really. Motorola’s been teasing Alexa integration since Mobile World Congress in February. Back then, the company previewed a sort of “experimental” Mod for the Moto Z sporting Amazon’s insa.....»»

Category: topSource:  techcrunchRelated News3 hr. 15 min. ago

The world"s first giant combat robot battle just happened and it involved a massive chainsaw

The world's first giant combat robot duel just happened on Tuesday, Oct. 17, pitting America and Japan against each other in a Twitch-livestreamed battle for the ages. Representing the United States were two epic robots from MegaBots Inc., founded by.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 23 min. ago

Chevrolet Colorado ZR2 Midnight, Dusk Editions Gear up for SEMA

If you’re looking for a midsize truck that can handle all the desert running and rock crawling you throw at it, you’ll have a hard time finding anything more capable than the Chevrolet Colorado ZR2. In fact, it proved such a capable off-.....»»

Category: autoSource:  motortrendRelated News3 hr. 30 min. ago

WestJet to begin Hamilton-Las Vegas flights in December

Canadian discounter WestJet will relaunch season flights between Hamilton and Las Vegas on 29 December after a six year hiatus......»»

Category: aviationSource:  flightglobalRelated News3 hr. 30 min. ago

The 15 Most Influential Websites of All Time

They drove the world wide web's evolution The web, or “world wide web” as we used to say, turns 27 years old on December 20. On that date, nearly three decades ago, British engineer and scientist Tim Berners-Lee launched the world.....»»

Category: topSource:  timeRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

World"s strongest man casually bends frying pan, lifts BBC presenter over his head

We imagine the world's strongest man must get asked to lift quite a lot of things. It's probably not every day he gets to lift a BBC presenter above his head, though. SEE ALSO: The Mountain from 'Game of Thrones' carries fridges like you carry shoppi.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

The world"s first floating wind farm is here

Hywind is a trial project that includes five wind turbines floating off the coast of Scotland. The energy they produce could power up to 20,000 homes.  If Hywind proves successful, it would mean that larger wind farms could be installed in much.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago

Trump says he has proof congresswoman "fabricated" his insensitive fallen soldier comments

After Democratic Rep. Frederica Wilson said she overheard grossly insensitive comments Donald Trump made while speaking to the widow of a solider killed in Niger, the world awaited a response from the president. After sleeping on it, Trump woke.....»»

Category: topSource:  mashableRelated News3 hr. 31 min. ago