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Giant Robot Battles Begin! - See Japan Accept the U.S.'s Giant Robot Smackdown Challenge

Japan accepts USA Robot Duel challenge. Just one condition: That melee combat be a part of the fight. This duel will be the worlds first giant robot battle. "One day in the future, when my...

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What you get when you leave your computer dreaming overnight, using Google's "DeepDream" code...

You've got to see this. It's like a psychedelic trip... Perhaps the computer starts thinking, "Ok, that's a dog. Those are all dogs. Dog. Dog. Dog made out of dogs." <iframe class="imgur-embed" ...

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This Indian Village Plants 111 Trees Every Time a Girl Is Born

In a country where male children are still favored over females, Piplantri village in Rajasthan offers a refreshing and modern perspective. The endearing village embraces its daughters and has even...

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Hawaii Just Became The First State To Ban Plastic Bags At Grocery Checkouts

As of Wednesday, grocery stores across the entire state of Hawaii are banned from distributing plastic bags. The City and County of Honolulu -- which covers the entirety of Oahu, Hawaii's most p...

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Beer brewer for Trump Hotels cuts ties, distributes remaining stock calling it "F**k Your Hair"

After Donald Trump’s immigration remarks, a ballsy beer brewer for Tump Hotels just took this hilarious stand, renaming Tump's beer "F**k Your Hair" and... "Donald Trump has had a rough couple w...

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One Mind-Blowing Chart Shows Why The Supreme Court Took On Gerrymandering

Partisan gerrymandering is often seen as a significant problem for U.S. democracy. The chart above shows how it works -- say you have 50 different people, and you want to slice them up into five di...

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It’s Official: New York Bans Fracking

New York State officially banned fracking for natural gas by issuing its final environmental impact statement, concluding a seven-year review. The environmental agency said fracking posed risks to ...

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Peru to Provide Free Solar Power to its 2 Million Poorest Citizens

The country of Peru is looking to provide free electricity to over 2 million of its poorest citizens by harvesting energy from the sun. Energy and Mining Minister Jorge Merino said that the Nationa...

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Brilliant new hexagonal buildings could give first-time buyers a home of their own

Builder Barry Jackson, 52, has created an alternative form of housing that is both efficient and affordable. Jackson had been considering how to create a “man cave” on his property for his drum ...

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House Votes To Repeal Country-Of-Origin Labeling On Meats

Under threat of trade retaliation from Canada and Mexico, the House has voted to to repeal a law requiring country-of-origin labels on packages of beef, pork and poultry. The World Trade Organiz...

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14 of Maine’s top jobs at risk of being taken over by robots

Using information collected from from Oxford University, National Public Radio’s Planet Money team developed an online database of jobs and whether they could soon be performed by robots. Accord...

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Swedish scientists build artificial neurons able to communicate with organic neurons

A step further towards augmenting the mind... Scientists at Karolinska Institutet in Sweden have built a fully functional neuron by using organic bioelectronics. This artificial neuron contain n...

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92-Year-Old Texas Woman Jailed for Protesting Pro-Fracking State Law

92-year-old Violet Palmer of Denton, Texas said she was moved to act after the state, overriding the will of the people, passed a law forbidding municipalities from enacting fracking bans. On Tu...

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Lockheed Martin Announces a Major Breakthrough in Nuclear Fusion

It sounds like something out of a science fiction movie, with secret laboratories and futuristic technologies, but it’s real – Lockheed Martin’s stealthy Skunk Works division just announced that it...

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Julian Assange on How the TPP is About Corporate Control

"Only five of the 29 chapters are about traditional trade. The others are about regulating the Internet" As negotiations continue, WikiLeaks has published leaked chapters of the secret Trans-Pac...

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