You might have heard that Google is feeding its artificial intelligence romance novels to enable it to move from its stiff, factual communication style to something more realistic and conversational. Let’s hope that this novel isn’t on the menu, because it would not help the machine seem more human. Show More Summary
Max still remembers the freezing days during the cold April in Austria. Here's his short clip. The post Max Brinnich in Austria appeared first on Continentseven.
Rice University scientists have advanced their graphene-based de-icer to serve a dual purpose. The new material still melts ice from wings and wires when conditions get too cold. But if the air is above 7 degrees Fahrenheit, ice won't form at all. read more
A day after knocking down one of the last vestiges of Cold War antagonism with a former war enemy, he faces calls Tuesday to more strongly address what's seen as Vietnam's abysmal human rights record. On Monday he announced the lifting of a five-decade-old arms sales embargo that's meant to help forge a new economic and security relationship.
China has a long history of trying, but failing, to loosen its grip on the yuan.
A Western Michigan man who tried to kidnap a 16-year-old girl in his van may be linked with two years-old unsolved cases.
Preacher opens with an accidental mass murder, an epic police shootout and a man taking a bullet to the junk. The Preacher comic, that is. The new AMC series kicks off with an explosive cold open, but then proceeds to settle in forShow More Summary
The President's chopstick skills are on point. #buncha #hanoi A photo posted by anthonybourdain (@anthonybourdain) on May 23, 2016 at 7:22am PDT Plastic stools, cold beer and cheap rice noodles. A co-ed’s typical Friday night out? Try the commander-in-chief’s afternoon meeting. Show More Summary
"It was cold and windy," said Radwanska, who will next meet France's Caroline Garcia. "That's why it was a little bit slow and the ball is not going anywhere. I think we [are] all kind of used to that after couple of days here. The conditions are same for both of us."
Comedian and marijuana legalization activist Tommy Chong ripped Sen. Bernie Sanders’ campaign after he was pulled from a speaking spot at a campaign rally. “It’s lip service to get the votes, but they don’t want to endorse what I stand for and what I’ve stood for all...
The markets are coming to realize that the unconventional policies have not spurred economic growth, so any announcements of even more such unconventionality is now receiving the cold shoulder.
President Obama's visit to Vietnam highlights ever-growing ties between former Cold War adversaries. Obama announced Monday in Hanoi that Washington would be fully lifting a long-standing U.S. embargo on lethal arms sales to Vietnam, a move seen as a bid to hedge against Chinese expansionism in the region. As my colleague David Nakamura reports from Vietnam, Obama hailed […]
Because Bratton blames city violence on marijuana, check out today's mid-day links: CitiBike superfans, Beyonce/Jay Z secret album, vicious GoT relationship revenge, MTA hates free newspaper hawkers, cold coffee popular, and dog tries to catch light beam. Show More Summary
A rash of major breaches in recent years proves that your credit card information is hardly safe. But a recent heist in Japan shows that hackers are getting scary good at turning that data into cold hard cash. In this case, coordinated ATM withdrawals with cloned credit cards netted criminals $12.7 million in just two hours. Read more...
To crack down on criminal chemists, many cold medicines have had their active ingredient removed, now many are potentially no better than placebos
It was a bitterly cold night in Brooklyn, late in March 2014 when, coming off a brutal winter season, I was sick and tired of the constant snow and windstorms. I sat on the floor of my teeny tiny studio apartment and curled up with blankets, pillows, and a Hot Toddy to work on the cookbook I had started writing. Show More Summary
Fact: The Oklahoma City Thunder are 17-3 in playoff games where Russell Westbrook has at least 10 assists (12 in Game 3). Bleacher Report will be bringing sports fans the most interesting and engaging Cold Hard Fact of the day, presented by Coors Light. Source: B/R Insights Read more NBA news on BleacherReport.com
Thomas sends us a link to MSN which reports that President Obama announced that he’s lifting a weapons sales ban against Vietnam while he’s visiting that country; Obama announced the full removal of the embargo at a news conference where he signaled a desire to leave behind the troubled history between the former war enemies […]
The relations between NATO and Russia are reminiscent of the times of the Cold War, Kremlin spokesman Dmitry Peskov said Monday.
It’s 1983 in the X-Men movie multiverse, and that means more Cold War threats, more period fashions that skirt parody, and more barking about the future of super-human-mutant-kind. Ever since X-Men: First Class set the series’ clockShow More Summary