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Robots Are Coming For These Wall Street Jobs
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:59:02 +0000
The fraternity of bond jockeys, derivatives mavens and stock pickers who've long personified the industry are giving way to algorithms, and soon, artificial intelligence.
Polio Finds A Foothold In Nigeria
Thu, 19 Oct 2017 01:03:05 +0000
Wild poliovirus clings to a tenuous existence in areas like those haunted by Nigeria’s Boko Haram, where eradication is costly, dangerous, and urgent.
Check Out This Quirky Short Film On The Loneliness Of Starting College
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 18:23:40 +0000
For a video class, this freshman was asked to depict a "transformation." She chose how tough it can be to find your "group" in college.
This Parka Is Made With The Same Technology Used In NASA Space Shuttles
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 11:35:25 +0000
Utilizing aerogel, the same NASA-insulation technology used in space shuttles, OROS makes outerwear that’s thinner, warmer and more flexible than just about anything else on the market. Check out their new line of parkas, fleeces, vests and beanies
The Wildlife Photographer Of The Year Winners Are Here, And They're Incredible
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:10:07 +0000
The annual Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition — hosted by the UK's National History Museum — looks to highlight the absolute best of the discipline, and it does that extremely well.
The Best Band From Every State
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:56:53 +0000
With apologies to Chuck Brown, Fugazi, and all of District of Columbia (get statehood, already!), the following bands are all perfect, unassailable choices, as you'll discover.
The Sad And Beautiful Moment A Terminally Ill Chimp Recognizes An Old Human Friend
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:11:22 +0000
This 59-year-old chimp, "Mama," was battling a gravely serious sickness when a friendly face dropped by to say hello.
People On The Internet Are Convinced That Melania Trump Has A Body Double At The White House
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:28:12 +0000
A clip of Melania looking... different has spawned crazy conspiracy theories and a full-blown meme.
Extremely Good Doggo Picks Out And Pays For His Own Treats At The Store
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 17:38:47 +0000
With only a minimum of help from his human (and a friendly cashier), this pupper takes a shopping trip to get some much-deserved Jerky Treats.
Sarah Silverman's Show Forgets The 'Liberal Bubble' Isn't A Place
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 22:59:02 +0000
What "I Love You, America" gets right and wrong about liberal-conservative relations.
The Hunt For The Brain-Eating Amoebas Of Yellowstone
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:56:53 +0000
It was a lovely September day in Yellowstone’s Boiling River, which was not, in fact, boiling. Tourists trundled through the shallow water and dipped in where it was deeper. And a team of researchers in waders sampled the water for a brain-eating amoeba that kills 97 percent of the people it infects.
Cat Has Absolutely No Patience For The Piece Of Trash His Owner Keeps Tossing On The Counter
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 20:20:34 +0000
That, or we have a feline Isaac Newton on our hands, ruminating on the nature of gravity.
The Weird World Of Social Media Marathon Cheating
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:49:32 +0000
For professional athletes, the motives for cheating generally are more obvious: money, fame, and often a low likelihood of being caught. But why would a middle- or back-of-the-pack runner lie or cheat in a race that doesn’t even matter?
You Monsters Made Fenway Park's Organist Play Way Too Many Dumb Songs This Year
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 21:56:53 +0000
An interview with Josh Kantor, who serenaded Beantown every game this season with everything from Tom Petty to the "Bojack Horseman" theme.
We Can't Stop Watching This Rubber Fist Wreck A Rubber Face
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:58:50 +0000
It's Wednesday, and this is pretty much how we feel about it.
When The Revolution Came For Amy Cuddy
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 16:35:51 +0000
As a young social psychologist, she played by the rules and won big: an influential study, a viral TED talk, a prestigious job at Harvard. Then, suddenly, the rules changed.
The Mysterious Disappearance (And Eventual Rebirth) Of YouTube Star Issa Twaimz
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:49:32 +0000
At the height of his fame in 2016, Issa Tweimeh had, by any modern-day adolescent’s accounting, a dream life. And then he gave it all up and disappeared from the internet.
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Tue, 17 Oct 2017 15:35:18 +0000
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Man Wins 'Jeopardy!' With $1 Simply By Being The Least Dumb
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 14:12:11 +0000
"Jeopardy!" is a great game, but sometimes even the best games reward poor play.
An Even More Powerful Version Of AlphaGo Just Beat The Original 100-0
Wed, 18 Oct 2017 19:49:32 +0000
AlphaGo Zero has begun to generate its own new ideas for the more than 2,000-year-old game.