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Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think

Oxford professors behind spinoff startups Dark Blue Labs and Vision Factory will work with DeepMind, a London-based startup that Google bought early this year. Financial terms of the alliance we...

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Low Inflation? The Price Of Ground Beef Has Risen 17 Percent Over The Past Year

Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices. Every single dollar in your wallet is constantly becoming less valuable because of the inflation t...

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Teenagers Take Climate Change Lawsuit To The Supreme Court

A group of teenagers are suing the federal government, demanding it “take action to protect the atmosphere for future generations,” as reported by Grist. Their original lawsuit was filed in 2011...

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War Against ISIS Costing US Taxpayers $7.6 Million Per Day, Over $1 Billion to Date

It was recently admitted during a Department of Defense press conference, that the US government’s new war in Iraq and Syria is costing taxpayers an average of $7.6 million dollars per day. Last...

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World’s First Urban Algae Canopy Produces the Oxygen Equivalent 10 Acres Of Forest Every Day

Forming part of the Future Food District project curated by Carlo Ratti Associati, the Urban Algae Canopy marks the culmination of six years worth of research. A custom designed ETFE cladding syste...

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How Different Countries Rank Humanity's Greatest Threats

What do you think is the greatest threat facing the world? A new survey queries people in countries all around the globe and finds that how you answer may depend on where you live — and on your pol...

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Bolivia passes "Law of Mother Earth" which gives rights to our planet as a living system

The Law of Mother Earth ("Ley de Derechos de La Madre Tierra") holds the land as sacred and holds it as a living system with rights to be protected from exploitation, and creates 11 distinguished r...

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Norway Subsidizes Tesla by Waiving Sales Tax, Permits use of Bus Lane, and Offers Free Parking

Norway has been the second largest market for Teslas, only trailing behind the U.S.. The Tesla’s Model S recently became the best-selling car in the country ever. What’s behind this Tesla boom ...

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Coming Soon to a Body Near You: Advanced Medical Implants Made of Biodegradable Metal

Body-degradable metals are not a new innovation; in fact, they've been in use for over a hundred years. So why is it such a big deal that a new $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation...

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American Economy is Better Positioned Than Any Other Advanced Economy in the World

Reportedly the federal budget deficit shrank to $483 billion last year, some say it is the lowest level since before the Great Recession. Higher tax revenues is the primary reasoning. >While ...

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This Student Designs Jewelry That Turns Your Veins Into A Power Source

We’ve all been there: running out of power on your cell-phone with no prospect of a charger in the near future. It’s one of the most frightening possible scenarios for a lot of people these days. ...

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Man With Severed Spinal Cord Walks Again After Cell Transplant

A man paralyzed for two years is now walking again, albeit with a frame, after a transplant to his spine. The treatment, to be published in this month's Cell Transplantation, has been under discuss...

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Pentagon Warns of Immediate National Security Threats From Climate Change

Rising sea levels, hotter global temperatures, wildly fluctuating precipitation patterns, and more frequent extreme weather systems will likely intensify global instability, hunger, and poverty. Th...

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AMAZON NOW HAS A 3D PRINTING STORE WHERE YOU CAN CUSTOMIZE AND PRINT YOUR OWN CREATIONS

Amazon opened its very own 3D printing store on Monday, where users can customize pre-made designs to their liking and order the 3D printed product from the Amazon store. 3D printing labs such as M...

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Police move to clear Occupy protesters from Parliament Square

Police made one arrest after hundreds of officers converged on Parliament Square in London on Sunday night in an attempt to remove Occupy Democracy protesters. A Metropolitan police spokesman sa...

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