One advantage humans have over robots is that we’re good at quickly passing on our knowledge to each other. A new system developed at MIT now allows anyone to coach robots through simple tasks and even lets them teach each other. Typically, robots learn tasks through demonstrations by humans, or through hand-coded motion planning systems […]
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) On Wednesday May 24, 2017, severe weather affected a large area of the eastern United States. That's when the Global Precipitation Measurement mission or GPM core satellite passed over the area and found extremely heavy rainfall and towering clouds in the system.
Apple's iOS platform has a wonderfully simple and intuitive UX, but the platform continues to grow more and more complex with each passing year. The iPhone is the kind of device that just about anyone can pick up and figure out how to...Show More Summary
OH: No funding plan doesn’t stop lawmakers from moving health care bill along. A California Senate committee tasked with reviewing bills that spend state money passed a $400 billion universal health care proposal Thursday with no funding plan. Sen. Ricardo Lara, D-Bell Gardens, introduced SB 562, a sweeping overhaul of the state’s health insurance market. […]
Humanitarian aid groups said Friday that Croatian police have beaten with sticks and robbed migrants trying to pass through the country. Croatia is along the so-called Balkans route taken by hundreds of thousands of people fleeing the Middle East, Asia and Africa. Show More Summary
Gauthier Destenay and PM Xavier Bettel married in 2015, after Luxembourg passed same-sex marriage.
As the Bills implement a new offense, questions remain regarding whether running back LeSean McCoy will be able to adjust his running style to the one-cut approach that coordinator Rick Dennison employs. There’s no question about McCoy’s level of excitement regarding the new air attack in Buffalo. “The running backs getting the ball in the…
The Warriors and Cavaliers making their third straight NBA Finals. LeBron James passing Michael Jordan for the most points scored in NBA Playoff history. There are a ton of storylines entering into 2017 NBA Finals, but let us never forget...Show More Summary
Denis Johnson, the acclaimed author best known for such contemporary classics as Jesus' Son, Angels, Tree of Smoke, and Train Dreams, has passed away at the age of 67. Widely regarded as one of the top literary talents of his generation,...Show More Summary
LONDON — Britain's benchmark share index, the FTSE 100, hit a fresh record high on Friday. After a slow start, the index gained strongly, passing the 7,540 point mark for the first time ever. The benchmark is hovering around the 7,547...Show More Summary
After years of denial, LeBron James ?is FINALLY coming to terms with hair loss. LBJ was praising his idol, Michael Jordan, after passing MJ on the all-time NBA playoff scoring list on Thursday -- when he brought up the topic that hi...
(NASA/Goddard Space Flight Center) On May 25, 2017, NASA's Solar Dynamics Observatory saw a partial solar eclipse in space when it caught the moon passing in front of the sun. The lunar transit lasted almost an hour, with the moon covering about 89 percent of the sun at the peak of its journey across the sun's face.
Does the health care bill passed by the House live up to Republicans’ promises? We checked the facts.
SENATE FOOD STAMP AND EDUCATION PROGRAM CUTS LEFT OUT OF HOUSE BUDGET: Some of the cuts in the budget plan that has passed the N.C. Senate aren’t included in a partial budget released by the N.C. House Thursday – setting up negotiations between Republican leaders over the fate of food stamps, the Governor’s School and other programs. Show More Summary
With the NBA draft deadline passed, the preseason prospectus for next season is clearer.
"I often get calls when a spot opens up, but I don't see myself in that position. I believe myself to not be a director because of the system. Having a male artistic director is a tradition that’s passed down, and it becomes ingrained and it's like, 'Oh, fuck off.' It's a fake system. It's […]
Forget everything your father taught you about shaving. It's probably wrong anyway (sorry, Dad). Many shaving routines that are passed down from fathers and grandfathers are riddled with incorrect techniques that can cause irritation and other skin problems. We asked dermatologist and Dove Men+ Care expert Dr. Show More Summary
May 26, 2010: In a massive milestone, Apple passes Microsoft to become the world’s most valuable technology company. The changing of the guard is particularly amazing given that that just 15 years earlier, Apple was close to dead, while Microsoft was dominating the tech world thanks to Windows. Show More Summary
This story was co-published with Stat. Earlier this month, a day after the House of Representatives passed a bill to repeal and replace major parts of the Affordable Care Act, Ashleigh Morley visited her congressman’s Facebook page to voice her dismay. “Your vote yesterday was unthinkably...