More than 99% of the time, two words are enough for people with normal hearing to distinguish the voice of a close friend or relative amongst other voices. His study involved playing recordings to Canadian French speakers, who were asked to recognize on multiple trials which of the ten male voices they heard was familiar to them. Show More Summary
Kinetic Custom Machine has created “The Beer Popper” a cleverly designed bottle opener that literally and boldly spells out what it desires most in the world. The opener is made from aircraft-grade aluminum and comes in three colors – silver, gold and gunmetal – and holds the bottle cap with one of three strategically placed […]
$5 off MGS V, a pocket sized phone battery for $8, an unlocked Nexus 6 for $300, and a fog machine deal in time for Halloween.
Our good friend Trev Weston sent us this photo. I love the expression of the guy holding the tripod steady! The machine gun looks to be, at least to my untrained eye, a MG34. It has anti-aircraft “spider web” sights mounted at the front with rear anti-aircraft sights mounted in front of the feeding mechanism. Show More Summary
Recently, my husband and I had one of my girl-friends and her boyfriend visit. The evening started with a random conversation about our fancy Nespresso machine which then lead to the topic of boob jobs and then to the topic of relationships. Show More Summary
In a recent dig at Apple Music, Google's Eric Schmidt spoke out against human curated playlists, instead praising the idea of an artificially intelligent "tastemaker" service, designed to find the "next next big thing." But can A.I. truly hope to compete with the personalized touch of human curation? ______________________________________ Guest...
ISLAMIC STATE is well-versed in self-promotion. Official channels are mostly blocked, so the group uses search terms and hashtags to enable viewers to find and share its publicity materials online using social media. Slickly made and...Show More Summary
A little noticed event earlier this week brought ominous tidings to the Trump 2016 campaign, which spent most of the summer riding high on a wave of triumphalism and defiance against the GOP establishment machine. Donald Trump held a campaign event in Iowa, and CNN didn't even acknowledge that it was happening. Show More Summary
This article is by Brad Power, a partner at FCB Partners, and advisory, education, and research firm. Last week’s fanfare over the arrival of the Keurig Kold soda-dispensing machine glossed over a far more interesting story that’s been bubbling for some time: Coca-Cola Company is investing in businesses like Keurig Green [...]
The Star Wars merchandise machine is in full death-march, and we're already sick of the Force-sploitation. But this offbeat little gimmick has us smiling--and jonesing for some sweets. (more…)
Zoe Saldana and her husabnd, Marco Perego Saldana, took to Facebook to thank Benicio Del Toro for his performance in Sicario... and to also start up the hype machine around Del Toro's possible return to Guardians of the Galaxy 2.
Hillary Clinton supporter Kevin McCarthy of Iowa wasn't the only person Twitter misidentified and attacked as Rep. Kevin McCarthy (R-CA) on Wednesday. The Internet rage machine also set its sights on Kevin McCarthy, who serves as the film critic for FOX 5 in Washington, D.C.
July 1942. "Production. Machine guns of various calibers. Agnes Mahan, bench lathe operator at a large Eastern firearms plant, makes oil drills for.50- caliber machine gun barrels. Colt's Patent Firearms Mfg. Co., Hartford, Connecticut." Photo by Andreas Feininger for the Office of War Information. View full size.
The Daily Show host takes on the increasingly absurd GOP blabbermouth. Ben Carson is a one man gaffe machine hell-bent on erasing any goodwill he may have had left. Eariler this week, when asked to comment on the Oregon massacre, Carson insisted the victims had a poor strategy for not being shot. Show More Summary
CEO Stuart Machin says Target is being transformed by new store formats and an improved online platform.
by Angela Guess A new article out of the company reports, “CEVA, Inc, the leading licensor of DSP IP platforms for cellular, multimedia and connectivity, has today introduced the CEVA Deep Neural Network (CDNN), a real-time neural network software framework, to streamline machine learning deployment in low-power embedded systems. Show More Summary
Dell proves a Windows machine can have a trackpad as good a MacBook
Rokey Suleman and R. Doug Lewis in The Hill: Simply put, old voting equipment is expensive to maintain and is more prone to failures. That can mean machine freezes, shut downs, and in the worst cases, erroneous vote tallies. And … Continue reading ?
Owens-Illinois (O-I) is an iconic American manufacturer. Founded in 1903 by Michael Owens who invented the automatic bottle-making machine, O-IRead the Rest...
With so many outstanding supercars on the road in 2015, it is hard to know which are the best bucket seats to add to your bucket list. We have debated this long and hard. Unsurprisingly there were plenty of incredible machines vyingShow More Summary