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ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine

Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) There are some people who would never buy a ThinkPad, and there are others who flock to Lenovo's flagship business famil...

ThinkPad X1 Carbon 7th-gen mini-review: Minor updates made to a stellar machine

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ThinkPad X1 Carbon review (2019): Sometimes it’s good to be boring The ThinkPad X1 Carbon is one of the most established laptops around, and this year's model marks the 7th iteration of the series. Just like every one before it, this X1 Carbon is thinner and lighter than ever. What else is new? Well, there'...
17:52, 08/20/2019

Lenovo’s new, Comet Lake-equipped ThinkPad X1 Carbon hits this September The 2019, 7th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 1. [credit: Lenovo ] Today, Lenovo announced launch plans for the seventh generation of ...
05:26, 08/28/2019

Lenovo’s new Comet Lake-equipped ThinkPad X1 Carbon hits this September The 2019, 7th generation Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon 1. [credit: Lenovo ] Today, Lenovo announced launch plans for the seventh generation of ...
17:26, 08/28/2019

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon (7th Gen) review: A top-quality 14-inch business ultraportable, with excellent security features The 2019 ThinkPad X1 Carbon is lighter and adds welcome features like PrivacyGuard and PrivacyAlert. The 4K screen is impressive, but does involve some trade-offs — notably battery life....
04:13, 09/12/2019

You can now buy custom-made Lenovo Thinkpad notebooks in India Tech giant Lenovo today launched its ‘Made To Order’ service, the first of its kind for India. With this, customers can assemble an actual factory-built custom laptop from over 100,000 configurations on offer.The service is currently av...
13:52, 06/26/2019

Man Dies After Choking During Taco-Eating Contest At Minor League Baseball Game [Updates] A Fresno man named Dana Hutchings died on Tuesday night after collapsing during a taco-eating contest at a Fresno Grizzlies game, according to a report from the Fresno Bee....
08:00, 08/15/2019

Why Machine Learning Hasn’t Made Investors Smarter Hedge funds have been in the doldrums and face mounting pressure to justify their fees. Will artificial intelligence come to the rescue? A growing number of hedge funds are putting money behind the idea that a branch of AI called machine learning cou...
15:26, 07/11/2019

The Weather Machine Reveals How the Forecast Is Made—and Why It's Now Threatened The weather forecast is one of the most ubiquitous things in our daily lives. People talk about it when there’s nothing else to say, farmers from the Midwest to Mali use it to decide when to plant crops, and everyone loves to (wrongly) complain when ...
18:52, 07/05/2019

16-bit RISC-V processor made with carbon nanotubes The RV16X-NANO. (credit: MIT) Our ability to continuously shrink the features of our silicon-based processors appears to be a thing of the past, which has materials scientists considering ways to move beyond silicon. The top candidate is the carbon...
05:26, 08/29/2019

Galaxy S10 updates have made its night mode just as good as the Pixel’s Google has yet to achieve the same mass market appeal with its Pixel line as Apple has with the iPhone or Samsung has with its Galaxy S and Galaxy Note phones, but there are several things that the Pixel does better than its biggest rivals. One of th...
01:26, 06/25/2019

To Catch a Fake: Machine learning sniffs out its own machine-written propaganda Researchers at Allen Institute and the Paul Allen School of Computer Science and Engineering at the University of Washington have tuned the "GPT-2" neural network to create "Grover," a program that both creates convincing fake articles but also is ab...
18:52, 06/02/2019

Splice Machine doubles down on managing machine learning Splice Machine, which positions itself as a database on which you can do operational machine learning, is adding a new tool that performs lifecycle management of ML models....
01:39, 05/04/2019

Lenovo is working on a ThinkPad with a foldable display Sure, foldable phones are intriguing, but have you considered foldable laptops? Lenovo has clearly been thinking about the concept for awhile, and today, it's ready to unveil an early preview of its latest experimental efforts. At its Accelerat....
06:00, 05/14/2019

Lenovo adds AMD Ryzen Pro-powered laptops to its ThinkPad family Lenovo's new ThinkPad laptops with AMD processors. [credit: Valentina Palladino ] Lenovo is adding more choices to its beloved and iconic Th...
18:52, 05/08/2019

Lenovo Thinkbook 13s review: ThinkPad influences at a great price Enlarge (credit: Valentina Palladino) Lenovo's ThinkPad family has a lot of fans, but not everyone can spend ThinkPad money on a laptop. Designed for small business customers (and regular consumers who want a more privacy-focused machine), Lenovo's...
14:39, 09/07/2019

New Lenovo ThinkPad laptops with 10th generation Intel CPU have launched The release of Intel's 10th Gen chips has seen many device manufacturers release updated versions of their most popular laptops and now Lenovo is following suit with the launch of new ThinkPads that will feature the chip giant's latest proc...
01:00, 08/28/2019

Lenovo ThinkPad X390 review: Solid, compact and travel-ready With optional LTE broadband available, the 13.3-inch ThinkPad X390 will appeal to mobile professionals. All-day battery life is feasible, but Lenovo's claimed two-day figure may be a stretch....
15:00, 06/21/2019

Lenovo unveils next generation of enterprise ThinkCentre PCs and ThinkPad laptops in India Lenovo has announced the next generation of its ThinkPad laptops and ThinkCentre PC for enterprise users. The new products also reassert Lenovo's focus on providing security solutions and bridging with the Internet of Things (IoT) platforms.The ...
16:26, 09/17/2019

This Extremely Tiny Gaming Laptop Recreates the ThinkPad's Iconic Nipple As a Joystick Aside from maybe Apple’s MacBooks, there isn’t a line of laptops with as much brand recognition as IBM’s ThinkPads—now manufactured by Lenovo. They’ve been around for almost 30 years now and were responsible for some real innovations in laptop design...
17:13, 07/31/2019

An all-star cast of vampires assembles for a stellar What We Do In The Shadows There really is no substitute for Taika Waititi, is there? This week’s What We Do In The Shadows took the plot in the direction I thought it might go after The Baron’s unceremonious second death last week, and while yes, I am happy that a lifetime d...
05:13, 05/09/2019

Mets bullpen has rare stellar night for third-straight win MINNEAPOLIS — Who were these guys and where are they hiding the Mets’ relievers? A bullpen that has been adept like maybe no other in the major leagues at igniting blazes was asked to rescue the Mets following a shortened Steven Matz start Tuesday ni...
05:39, 07/17/2019

Collier having stellar rookie season for the Minnesota Lynx Napheesa Collier wanted to make her mark as a rookie for the Minnesota Lynx. With nine games left in the regular season, she's done just that, putting herself on the short list of candidates for the WNBA Rookie of the Year award....
21:39, 08/16/2019

Stellar’s ‘decentralized’ blockchain crashed for 2 hours and nobody realized Stellar’s blockchain suffered a “cascading failure” that halted transactions for roughly two hours on May 15. Breaking: yesterday the Stellar network went down for about 2 hours… only those who run validators noticed it. no new transactions were adde...
12:00, 05/16/2019

Brazilian officer a ‘stellar example’ of why more women are needed in UN peacekeeping Training gender advisors and focal points in the Central African Republic (CAR) has earned a Brazilian United Nations peacekeeper a special gender advocate award, it was announced on Tuesday....
18:39, 04/28/2019

7 steps to building a stellar engineering competency matrix As a manager, I view it as my responsibility to provide every engineer with a realistic and achievable growth plan they can execute against. In that responsibility, I try to be fair and objective, ensuring each individual is being held to the same se...
09:52, 05/27/2019

Lenovo ThinkPad T490s review: A high-quality 14-inch business laptop with all-day battery life Traditional ThinkPad virtues are on offer here, in a solid but portable form factor. Long battery life and rapid charge support head up the eye-catching features....
14:00, 07/22/2019

Study details the physics of proto-stellar disk formation In studying the movements of a trio of protostars in the Perseus molecular cloud, astronomers have gained new insights into the physical conditions that enable the formation of proto-stellar disks....
09:52, 09/07/2019

Forget Note 10 deals, this stellar Samsung Galaxy S10 Plus contract is the way to go Samsung's new and stylish Note 10 has been on the market for roughly a month now and we love it. But until it comes down from its dizzily high price tag, Note 10 deals would not be our flagship Samsung recommendation.Don't get us wrong, if ...
11:26, 09/07/2019

Is Zeus To Join Stellar Crowd At Ancient City In Turkey? A temple has been discovered by archaeological excavators in the ancient city of Priene in Turkey. The Ionian ruins of Priene are located within the borders of the modern village Güllübahçe, 9.3 miles ...
06:13, 08/28/2019

Stellar new deal on oldie but goldie LG V30 drops its price to $150 (refurbished) The LG V30 may not be an impressive phone by 2019 high-end standards, but obviously, the 2017-released 6-incher is no longer available at comparable prices with the likes of the G7 ThinQ or G8 ThinQ, let alone Samsung's Galaxy S10 lineup. That said, ...
12:52, 05/21/2019

No Luck necessary: QB Jacoby Brissett stellar in Colts' loss Colts quarterback Jacoby Brissett earned praise from his teammates and coaches for his performance in Indianapolis' first game since Andrew Luck's retirement       ...
06:26, 09/09/2019

Warriors to effectively retire Kevin Durant’s number after three stellar seasons The team's majority owner and CEO, Joe Lacob, said that as long as he held those positions, no other Golden State player would wear the No. 35 of the two-time Finals MVP....
07:00, 07/02/2019

Stellar Trading Systems Establishes Connectivity with CBOE Futures Exchange CHICAGO, IL -- April 21, 2016 -- CBOE Futures Exchange, LLC (CFE®) today announced that Stellar Trading Systems, a multi-asset trading software and services specialist, has established connectivity with CFE as an approved independent software ven...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Huawei P30 Pro review: game-changing camera, stellar battery life New smartphone with Leica quad camera has 5x optical zoom, super low-light performance and fun featuresHuawei’s latest top-end phone, the P30 Pro, has a genuinely groundbreaking new quad camera system on the back with amazing low-light performance an...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Review: ‘Stranger Things’ reinvents itself for a stellar Season 3 Netflix's supernatural hit 'Stranger Things' was a little too repetitive in Season 2, but Season 3 manages to find greatness by changing direction.        ...
13:39, 06/30/2019

Skip the Note 10's rumoured price tag with these stellar Samsung phone deals We're now less than a week away from the announcement of the Samsung Galaxy Note 10 (August 7 to be exact) which will be music to the ears of all Samsung fans. That's because you're pumped either to: a) get your hands on that new hands...
10:52, 08/03/2019

Healthy Diet: 3 Stellar Quinoa Salad Recipes For A High-Protein Meal From snacks to salads, quinoa can be used to add the punch of protein and complex carbohydrates to a whole range of dishes. Here are three grain recipes made from a host of ingredients mixed with......
09:39, 09/09/2019

Supergirl wraps up its stellar fourth season by battling a Luthor in the White House It was probably always too much to expect “The Quest For Peace” to be able to put a full-throated exclamation mark on Supergirl’s stellar fourth season. There were just too many dangling threads to resolve to leave time for the kind of emotional stor...
16:00, 05/20/2019

Stellar debut for China's Nasdaq-style board adds $44 billion in market cap Trading on China's new Nasdaq-style board for homegrown tech firms hit a fever pitch on Monday, sending shares up as much as 520%, increasing the firms' combined value by $44 billion and surpassing the expectations of veteran investors braced for a w...
12:00, 07/22/2019

Emilia Clarke turned down the leading role in Fifty Shades Of Grey in a display of stellar instincts It’ll be interesting to see the offers the Game Of Thrones alumni will be turning down in the coming years. Avoiding the inherent trap of typecasting after coming off of a landmark franchise is a real challenge; if we had to guess, the gang could pro...
21:52, 05/24/2019

'Foldable' PC? Lenovo ThinkPad laptop screen bends in half like a book Lenovo is showing off not a foldable phone but a prototype of what the Chinese company claims as the first “foldable PC,” ThinkPad laptop.        ...
02:52, 05/14/2019

New Polar 'fitness watch' touts stellar battery life and cutting-edge health tracking features Some people use their smartwatches essentially as wrist-worn extensions of their smartphones. Others buy super-affordable wearable devices to count steps, monitor their sleep (with a relatively low degree of accuracy), and keep general track of casua...
12:00, 06/26/2019

Adidas see great upside in 'stellar' Arsenal brand after years of under-performance Adidas believe that the "stellar" global brand of Arsenal is ripe for exploiting after agreeing a £60million-a-year deal to manufacture the Gunners' kit from next season....
16:39, 05/23/2019

An Apple insider with a stellar track record just leaked Apple Watch Series 5 details Ahead of the anticipated unveiling next month of the Apple Watch Series 5 models, the highly-regarded Apple analyst who’s almost never wrong is out with a new research note disclosing that the iPhone maker will stick with OLED display technolog...
09:39, 08/17/2019

The New Machine When the last week of June rolls around next year, former congressman Joe Crowley and his friends in the Queens Democratic Party might want to just take the week off. Maybe hit the beach, or the mountains, or something—anything—that doesn’t involve e...
18:39, 06/26/2019

Trump says products will need to be made from 75% American goods to be labeled ‘American-made’ The order will gradually boost the percentage of U.S. components for qualifying American-made products from 50 percent to 75 percent. The threshold would increase to 95 percent for iron and steel products....
02:13, 07/16/2019

Yankees let five minor league staffers go The Yankees have let go of five minor league staff members. According to minor league head Kevin Reese, the team didn’t renew the contracts of hitting coordinator Edwar Gonzalez, field coordinator Jody Reed, pitching coordinator Scott Aldred, Trenton...
12:39, 09/18/2019

Unaccompanied minor dies in US custody An unaccompanied minor who was in the custody of the US Office of Refugee Resettlement has died, officials said. The 16-year-old boy died Tuesday at a Texas hospital where he'd been treated for several days in the intensive care unit, according to a ...
02:13, 05/02/2019

Red Sox get RHP Cashner from Orioles for 2 minor leaguers The Boston Red Sox upgraded their starting rotation by obtaining right-hander Andrew Cashner in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles       ...
00:52, 07/14/2019

A's add RHP Harvey on minor league deal With their battle for an American League playoff spot in full force despite a short-handed rotation for much of this season, the Oakland A's agreed on a minor league contract with veteran right-hander Matt Harvey....
19:39, 08/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Deadline day drama for Minor, others LEADING OFF: Deadline day drama for Minor, others; Reds-Pirates set for tense finale; Giles gets cortisone shot in elbow; Greinke faces Yankees; DeGrom sliding into form       ...
10:26, 07/31/2019

Girls hit by BB gun, suffer minor injuries MANCHESTER, N.H. — Police in Manchester, New Hampshire, say a teenage girl walking home from school was shot in the face with what appeared to be a BB gun. The 14-year-old girl was taken to the hospital with minor facial injuries on Thursday. A 13-ye...
16:00, 05/03/2019

Minor 11 Ks, Rangers 5 homers in 10-9 win over Mariners Asdrúbal Cabrera hit two of the five Texas homers, Mike Minor struck out 11 over six innings and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 10-9 in a series opener        ...
06:13, 05/21/2019

The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary ...
13:52, 07/08/2019

IK Multimedia’s $250 drum machine is available now IK Multimedia's $250 drum machine, Uno Drum, is available starting today. The company announced the portable, battery-powered device last month, but we weren't sure when it would be available....
01:39, 06/15/2019

This Old Fiat Contains a Time Machine Have you ever wanted to travel back to 1972? I can’t say as I have, but if it had to be 1972 or no time travel, I’d definitely volunteer for that trip. That’s a bit of what it’s like to drive an old hotted up Fiat Cinquecento on a sunny day through t...
04:26, 06/18/2019

At the N.R.A., a Cash Machine Sputtering As the gun rights group lavished pay and perks on its leaders and partners, fueling infighting, it increasingly relied on its own charity for funds. Tax experts have questions....
02:52, 05/15/2019

Machine learning for .NET devs: ML.NET goes GA .NET developers, across platforms, now have access to machine learning from their home turf. Microsoft Automated Machine Leaning (AutoML) is included, and a Model Builder extension for Visual Studio rolls out an ML red carpet for developers....
19:13, 05/06/2019

Minor goes the distance as Rangers beat Tigers 4-1 DETROIT (AP) — Mike Minor allowed five hits in his second complete game of the year, and Willie Calhoun, Jeff Mathis and Danny Santana homered in the fifth inning to lift the Texas Rangers to a 4-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. ...
03:52, 06/27/2019

Minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor league catcher in the Tigers organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
14:26, 09/03/2019

Minor leaguer dies from skateboarding accident Chace Numata, a minor-league catcher in the Tigers' organization, died Monday from injuries suffered last week in a skateboarding accident. He was 27....
23:13, 09/02/2019

Todd County Man Accused Of Seeking Sex With Minor TODD COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) — A Western Kentucky man faces a potential life sentence after being charged with a federal crime involving attempted sexual contact with a minor. According to a federal indictment, 49-year-old Johnny Lee Parker of Tod...
17:26, 06/23/2019

Ex-Kentucky Officer Gets Prison For Trying To Entice Minor LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — A former Louisville, Kentucky, police officer has been sentenced to nearly six years in prison for trying to entice a minor and later sexually abusing him. The Courier Journal reports 33-year-old Brandon Wood also was sentenced...
15:13, 05/29/2019

R. Kelly charged with soliciting a minor in Minnesota A Minnesota prosecutor has charged R. Kelly with prostitution and solicitation charges for a 2001 allegation that he invited a 17-year-old girl to his hotel and paid her $200 to dance naked with him....
00:13, 08/06/2019

St. David man charged with sexual abuse of minor William Telford / Courtesy: Cochise County Sheriff’s Office DAVID, Ariz. – A man is behind bars after being charged with sexually abusing a minor and child abuse, according to Cochise County Sheriff’s Department. William Telford, 55, of St. Dav...
02:39, 07/18/2019

Vazquez told police of attempted sex with minor According to a criminal complaint released by Pennsylvania State Police, Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez admitted that he tried to have sex with a 13-year-old girl....
20:52, 09/18/2019

Guatemalan teen is 3rd minor migrant to die in U.S. custody A 16-year-old migrant boy died while in the custody of the U.S. government in Texas on Monday, the third minor migrant death in less than a month, U.S. Customs and Border Protection said....
22:26, 05/20/2019

As Minor Leaguers Try to Keep Their Careers Alive, Some of Their Neighbors Are Not Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the funeral home where several Yankee prospects have lived....
11:13, 05/15/2019

5 minor leaguers suspended for drug violations NEW YORK (AP) — Five prospects have been suspended for violating baseball’s minor league drug program. The commissioner’s office said Friday free-agent pitcher Christian Aragon and Cleveland Indians Single-A pitcher Matthew Solter receive...
02:39, 06/29/2019

Minor gets 1st June win, Rangers beat Reds 4-3 Jeff Mathis had a pair of hits and drove in a run, left-hander Mike Minor pitched into the seventh inning for his first win in nearly a month, and the Texas Rangers won their second straight, 4-3 over the Cincinnati Reds     ...
04:52, 06/16/2019

Founder of 3D gun company gets seven years' probation for sex with minor The Texas man behind a company that sells plans for making 3D-printed guns was sentenced Thursday to seven years probation for having sex with an underage girl....
01:13, 09/13/2019

Why machine learning could be the key to the future of gambling The gaming market is changing at a rapid pace. With the shift to online and mobile gaming – and now the advent of new immersive technologies like augmented and virtual reality – operators face intense competition in terms of attracting ...
15:52, 05/16/2019

Will midengine Corvette be a conquest machine? The least expensive Porsche 911, the Carrera, starts at $92,350, including shipping, and has a six-cylinder engine with 125 hp less than the Corvette's 495-hp V-8....
18:13, 07/21/2019

The Windows 10 misinformation machine fires up again The loudest voices screaming about Windows 10 sometimes have no idea what they're talking about. Case in point: This dire warning from Gordon Kelly at Forbes, who is as ill-informed as ever....
09:39, 07/08/2019

Oracle’s Machine Learning Strategy 20 years after acquiring Thinking Machines, AI and ML have remained among Oracle’s best-kept secrets. Oracle has been internally working with ML to enhance its products, but now it is starting to come out of its shell with the type of product portfol...
08:52, 08/24/2019

How organizations can make the most of machine learning At the 2019 SAP SAPPHIRE NOW conference, Markus Noga spoke with TechRepublic about which companies should use machine learning, and best practices for execution....
17:52, 05/10/2019

Bidding for this like-new Enigma Machine starts at $200,000 If you’re feeling flush this week, then perhaps instead of buying a second Bugatti you might consider picking up this lightly used Enigma Machine. These devices, the scourge of the Allies in World War II, are rarely for sale to begin with — and...
21:52, 05/28/2019

This portable washing machine can fit in your pocket Do you hear that faint sound in the distance? That’s the sound of clean freaks everywhere rejoicing over the Sonic Soak Ultrasonic Cleaner. Heck, even if you’re not a clean freak and just appreciate really cool gadgets, listen up. The Sonic Soak is b...
18:13, 09/09/2019

Start Every Morning With Espresso From This $85 Machine Hands down, Nespresso is the easiest way to make decent espresso at home. Their space-saving Inissia model is down to $85 in today’s Amazon Gold Box, the best price of the year....
14:39, 05/31/2019

How to create a virtual machine using Lightsail in AWS AWS offers a tool for streamlining VM deployment called Lightsail. With Lightsail, an SMB can create an inexpensive functional VM server with just a few mouse clicks....
05:39, 07/27/2019

Get a Brother Sewing Machine For Just $100, Today Only Today only, this highly-rated Brother RSQ9185 Computerized Sewing and Quilting Machine is marked down to just $100, an all-time low. This particular refurbished model makes it easy by including 130 programmed-in stitches....
20:26, 05/06/2019

Can the Rife machine treat cancer? The Rife machine delivers a low energy electromagnetic frequency into the body. It usually consists of a controller box and two electrical pads that a person attaches to their hands or feet. Proponents claim that it can cure cancer and HIV, but there...
23:26, 07/02/2019

The best sous vide machine and gear By Tim Barribeau and Nick Guy This post was done in partnership with Wirecutter. When readers choose to buy Wirecutter's independently chosen editorial picks, Wirecutter and Engadget may earn affiliate commission. Read the full guide to sous vi...
20:13, 06/30/2019

Why Not Everyone Should Sleep with a White Noise Machine For those in search of safe, non-drug sleep aids, sound machines are a popular choice. A National Sleep Foundation poll from 2012 found that 5% of Americans sleep with a “sound conditioner,” which is a catchall term for a fan, phone app, ...
12:26, 06/04/2019

Best virtual machine software of 2019 Virtuality was once a capability of mainframe computers, and now even smartphones can do it.Being able to segment the computer into different virtual versions has many advantages, specifically in respect of isolating experimental code from other crit...
09:52, 06/08/2019

Farmer amputates own leg to escape machine A Nebraska farmer is recovering after cutting off his own leg with a pocket knife to save himself from a piece of farm equipment he was caught in. (May 15)        ...
23:00, 05/15/2019

More than a machine: Niki Lauda was an F1 rebel in his own way Lauda was not an emotionless automaton but a driven competitor who cared little for others’ opinionsA common view of Niki Lauda is that he was an emotion-free calculating machine, the antithesis of his great rival James Hunt. The misconception gained...
14:39, 05/21/2019

Video: The 2019 TT - Isle of Man and Machine The world's most famous motorcycle event returns for 2019. We go behind the scenes In 2019, the Isle of Man TT remains one of the most extreme motorsport events in the bike calendar, where road racers risk it all on the mountain. This documentary ...
19:13, 07/06/2019

'A cricket machine with a human interior' Steve Smith may seem like a cricketing machine, but there is an entirely human interior to arguably the best player since Donald Bradman, says Australian commentator Geoff Lemon....
10:39, 08/13/2019

3 minor leaguers suspended for positive drug tests Minnesota pitcher Jesus Medina, Arizona shortstop Teofilo Mendez and free agent pitcher Wandy Moya have been suspended 72 games each under baseball's minor league drug program following positive tests for the performance-enhancing drug Stanozolo...
00:13, 07/20/2019

Mike Minor ‘pissed off’ over the never-ending trade rumors As baseball’s trade deadline nears, trade rumors circulate with more frequency. That’s the last thing Rangers ace Mike Minor wants. “I feel like ever since I signed it’s been a topic,” Minor told the Star-Telegram. “It’s almost like I sig...
01:13, 07/20/2019

Man who works with migrant children arrested for luring a minor for sex TEMPE, Ariz. (KPNX) – Police arrested a man after he tried to lure a minor for sex, according to a police report. Jose Antonio Minjares, 30, was allegedly communicating with a boy he thought was 14 years old on a dating app and told the boy he ...
02:52, 07/02/2019

‘Family was everything’ to Rays’ minor leaguer whose wife, son were murdered KEELING, Va. — Blake Bivens was inconsolable as the 24-year-old minor league pitcher flew from a road trip back to southern Virginia, where his wife, 1-year-old son and mother-in-law were slain. “It was awful,” said Montgomery Biscuits manager Morgan...
06:39, 08/30/2019

Shouldn't Let "Minor Speed Bumps" Come In Way Of Relations With US: Envoy Hopeful that India and the United States will find a "mutually satisfactory" solution to their bilateral differences, the Indian Ambassador to the US Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that the two countries......
20:52, 07/12/2019

Subway’s arbitration for minor infractions is out of control: franchisees The restaurant business is messy — but try telling that to Subway Restaurants, which is being accused of going after franchisees for minor infractions, like smudged glass, in an effort to put them out of business. Mom-and-pop franchisees of the natio...
03:13, 05/06/2019

Police: 1 minor dead after quarrel at a Warsaw school WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish police say a minor has died at a Warsaw primary school after being stabbed by a sharp tool during a quarrel with another student. Warsaw police spokesman Tomasz Oleszczuk told private TVN24 Friday that he did not know wha...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Nintendo is working on a minor upgrade for the original Switch A new Nintendo Switch might be on the way. No, we're not talking about the Switch Lite, or the long-rumored Switch Pro, which as its theoretical name implies would offer a sizeable bump in performance. As The Verge notes, some FCC filings sugges...
16:39, 07/11/2019

Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division The long wait for Oleksandr Usyk's debut at heavyweight will continue The post Oleksandr Usyk and another minor disaster for the heavyweight division appeared first on Boxing News....
22:52, 05/08/2019

The most intriguing Yankees, Mets faces in minor leagues It didn’t take long for T-shirts emblazoned with the word “Savages” — an ode to manager Aaron Boone’s notorious rant aimed at an umpire in July — to make its way 128 miles west of Yankee Stadium and into the organization’s Triple-A clubhouse. There w...
16:39, 09/10/2019

NYC school bus crash leaves over 20 kids with minor injuries NEW YORK (AP) — Authorities say more than 20 children have been taken to a hospital with minor injuries after a school bus and two cars collided in Brooklyn, and the driver of one of the cars is in police custody. The crash happened around 9:20 a.m. ...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Rangers vs. Orioles: Mike Minor will back up gem against Yankees And the winner is … no one. Governor Cuomo, in his latest money-grabbing idea, had New Yorkers with nothing better to do vote for a new license plate design and ordered every driver to purchase the new plate. Cuomo, angered when his family was ...
15:52, 09/08/2019

Should That Minor Planet Be Named Gonggong? Astronomers Want the Public’s Help Astronomers discovered the minor planet 2007 OR10 more than a decade ago. Now they’re asking the public to vote on what to submit as its official name....
21:52, 04/28/2019

Michigan priest facing allegation of misconduct with minor SAGINAW, Mich. (AP) — A priest with the Roman Catholic Diocese of Saginaw is on administrative leave while church officials investigate an allegation of misconduct with a minor. The decision regarding the Rev. Dennis Kucharczyk was announced Tuesday....
19:00, 05/22/2019

Jarvis Landry likely out for OTAs, minicamp with 'minor' injury The new-look Cleveland Browns will likely be without star wide receiver Jarvis Landry for off-season OTAs and mandatory minicamp as he nurses a "minor" injury....
18:26, 05/31/2019

Matt Harvey was really nervous for his minor league start The Dark Knight rose for one night. Matt Harvey turned in a strong performance in his first start for the Athletics’ Triple-A Las Vegas affiliate on Saturday. The former Met, who signed a minor league deal with Oakland last week, allowed just two hit...
05:13, 08/19/2019

This minor league mascot is s'more than a suit -- he's (camp)fire A catchy nickname and a resemblance to Guy Fieri have made Toasty -- the new mascot of the Rocky Mountain Vibes -- the toast of baseball. In honor of National S'mores Day, we grilled Toasty's creator about his recipe for success....
15:52, 08/10/2019

NBA draft: Ja Morant to undergo minor knee surgery Projected top-three NBA draft pick Ja Morant will undergo surgery on his right knee, a person with knowledge of the situation told USA TODAY Sports.        ...
00:52, 06/03/2019

Reports: Harvey joining A's on minor league deal Matt Harvey, who was 3-5 with a 7.09 ERA in 12 starts for the Angels before he was designated for assignment last month, has agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, according to multiple reports....
09:13, 08/15/2019

Matt Harvey agrees to minor-league deal with A’s Matt Harvey is getting another shot. The former Mets star agreed to a minor-league deal with the Athletics on Wednesday, according to MLB Network, setting up a reunion with former Mets GM and now-Oakland senior adviser Sandy Alderson. Harvey was rele...
16:26, 08/15/2019

LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars LEADING OFF: Minor, Stroman start on deadline radars; Mets' Canó finds his sweet swing; Price and Red Sox try to sweep Rays; Dodgers unveil renovation plans; Cubs' Contreras set for return from IL       ...
05:52, 07/24/2019

Rangers vs. Royals: Bet on Mike Minor to take down Kansas City Dazed and confused … Mayor de Blasio’s fight against “toxic whiteness” in city schools is confusing America’s heartland. Greg Guelcher, vice chair, Democratic club: “For Iowans, you say ‘toxic whiteness’ people would go … ‘huh?’ If you ex...
22:39, 05/30/2019

For These Minor Leaguers, the Living Is Good if You Don’t Mind the Dead Below Players in the lower levels of professional baseball often settle for less-than-desirable living arrangements, but few residences are eerier than the funeral home where several Yankee prospects have lived....
19:52, 05/22/2019

Millionaire who had sex with minor on autopiloted plane sentenced to 7 years TRENTON, N.J. — A New Jersey man accused of engaging in sexual activity with a 15-year-old girl on his private airplane after he set it on autopilot has been sentenced to seven years in prison. Fifty-three-year-old Stephen Bradley Mell, a former CEO ...
22:26, 06/19/2019

Sources: Morant to undergo minor knee surgery Point guard Ja Morant, the projected No. 2 pick in the NBA draft, will undergo a minor scope on his right knee to remove "a loose body" on Monday and is expected to be fully recovered in 3 to 4 weeks, league sources told ESPN's Adrian Wojnarowski....
21:26, 06/01/2019

Sierra Vista man arrested for sexual conduct with minor Alexander Leever / Courtesy: Sierra Vista Police Department SIERRA VISTA, Ariz. – A Sierra Vista man was arrested Tuesday for sexual conduct with a minor, according to police. Sierra Vista Police Department says 24-year-old Alexander Leever was arr...
00:39, 05/23/2019

11 More Minor League Baseball Alternate Hats That We Really Love We’ve already geeked out over Minor League Baseball’s Copa de la Diversión alternate hats, but a bunch of minor league teams have other alternative logos, names, and uniforms that they use throughout the year as well. Read more......
03:00, 06/01/2019

Rangers vs. Angels: Mike Minor will keep owning Los Angeles Baby, you can have my car. You knew I wanted a Jaguar. Baby, you can have my car. And no, I don’t love you! … Man was gifted a BMW by his family for his birthday last week. He wanted a Jaguar so he sunk the BMW into a river. Police confirmed Gl...
01:26, 08/22/2019

Singer R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with soliciting sex from minor Singer R. Kelly, jailed in New York last month after he was charged in Brooklyn and Chicago with numerous sexual misconduct felonies, was charged on Monday in Minnesota with soliciting sex from a minor at a Minneapolis hotel room 18 years ago....
01:00, 08/06/2019

What minor-leaguers can take away from Pete Alonso’s Mets beginnings Before he was breaking rookie records, anchoring the Mets lineup and captivating the fan base, Pete Alonso was a raw slugger with the Brooklyn Cyclones. The rookie phenom’s professional journey to Flushing started with the short-season Single-A team ...
17:00, 06/14/2019

It’s possible to build a Turing machine within Magic: The Gathering Enlarge / Assemble just the right deck, and draw just the right cards, and you'll get the equivalent of a universal Turing machine within the game, a new study finds. That makes it the most computationally complex real-world game yet known. (credit: ...
19:00, 06/23/2019

UBS looks to machine learning to plug FX liquidity gaps As global currency markets grapple with a growing number of flash crashes triggered by shutdowns in algorithmic trading systems when volatility spikes, UBS is utilising machine learning technology to carry on dealing....
14:52, 05/14/2019

Japan Now Has Gundam-Shaped Vending Machine When you think of Japan, you probably think of Gundam. Maybe you think of vending machines. Now both have been joined into one single entity. Behold, the Gundam-shaped vending machine....
15:13, 07/17/2019

No, the Great American Bread Machine isn't dying The most recent census report on U.S. household income contained some fundamental good news that should be celebrated. Stated in constant 2018 dollars and including all forms of income, the shares of wealth heading toward high-income, middle-income, ...
05:39, 09/19/2019

Does This Foldable Screen Work? There's a Machine to Test It As device makers like Samsung and others push to bring foldable phones to market, a Japanese company is developing specialized machines to check the quality of the underlying components and materials....
21:52, 05/13/2019

96% of organizations run into problems with AI and machine learning projects Companies face issues with training data quality and labeling when launching AI and machine learning initiatives, according to a Dimensional Research report....
18:52, 05/24/2019

The top 10 most innovative machine learning companies in 2019 These 10 companies are working with cutting-edge machine learning technologies to transform their business operations, according to Analytics Insight Magazine....
19:52, 06/07/2019

How YACHT fed their old music to the machine and got a killer new album The band YACHT, named for a mysterious sign seen in Portland around the turn of the century. [credit: YACHT / Google I/O 2019 ] The dance pu...
15:00, 08/31/2019

Brain-Machine Interfaces Could Give Us All Superpowers The new documentary 'I Am Human' chronicles how neurotechnology could restore sight, retrain the body, and treat diseases—then make us all more than human....
22:39, 05/02/2019

Sex Toy Maker Proves You Can Buy Nearly Anything From A Japanese Vending Machine While the vast majority of vending machines in Japan sell drinks, there have been examples of a wide variety of goods offered ranging from bananas to books. Now there is a new vending machine selling masturbatory aids....
23:00, 08/07/2019

LG celebrates opening of first US washing machine plant CLARKSVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — LG Electronics Inc. has officially unveiled its first washing machine plant in the United States. Company and local officials gathered Wednesday in Clarksville, Tennessee, to celebrate the South Korean appliance manufacturer...
21:26, 05/29/2019

Vending machine for books at local school TUCSON- Typically in vending machines, you find chips or candy, but how about books? One local school is using a new approach to get students reading. From diving into the adventures of “Captain Underpants” to the chronicles in a “D...
09:52, 08/09/2019

Raccoon freed after being trapped in vending machine DELTONA, Fla. (AP) — Police say a raccoon trapped in a vending machine at a Florida high school is now free. Volusia County Sheriff’s spokesman Andrew Gant says a deputy stationed at Pine Ridge High School was notified of the trapped raccoon Wednesda...
05:39, 08/19/2019

This Skoda Concept Car Gets A Built In Washing Machine Developed and built by Skoda UK, the Karoq Velo was conceived by a team of passionate cyclists to help fellow riders enjoy the perfect ride this summer. Its numerous unique design features were shaped......
14:26, 06/11/2019

Why Google believes machine learning is its future Enlarge / Google CEO Sundar Pichai speaks during the Google I/O Developers Conference on May 7, 2019. (credit: David Paul Morris/Bloomberg via Getty Images) One of the most interesting demos at this week's Google I/O keynote featured a new version...
22:39, 05/10/2019

CHEAP: ARRGHHH CAFFEINE (here’s $270 off a Nespresso machine) Welcome to CHEAP, our series about things that are good, but most of all, cheap. CHEAP! Ever got that feeling of relief when you walk into your hotel room after a long trip and see the coffee machine? Oh how sweet that first sip of freshly made cuppa...
17:13, 07/09/2019

Snapchat's Viral Garbage Machine Strikes Again Snapchat filters—love’em or hate’em, about once a year one goes viral, floods your timeline, and you think to yourself, “Oh yeah, Snapchat still exists.”Read more......
21:26, 05/17/2019

How AI and machine learning our improving the banking experience Artificial intelligence and machine learning are said to revolutionize the financial world, changing the banking experience for the better. The implications of the technology are vast, though most banks are still in the early stages of adopting AI te...
12:52, 06/07/2019

How Azure uses machine learning to predict VM failures Knowing a hard disk is going to fail before it does means you can move a VM rather than having to recover it. Scheduled Events lets you control the automatic live migrations that protect your VMs from hardware failures on Azure....
21:26, 04/28/2019

American War Machine Finds Its Way to Hong Kong As the world watches pro-democracy activists in Hong Kong get pelted with tear gas, it turns out Americans need to look closer to home. In an investigation published Thursday, BuzzFeed News reported that western Pennsylvania company Nonlethal Technol...
12:26, 09/06/2019

Barring Minor Incidents, Eid Peaceful In Jammu And Kashmir, Say Police The festival of Eid-al-Adha went peacefully in Jammu and Kashmir on Monday, the government said, sharing photos of the mosques in and around Srinagar and the size of the congregation in surrounding......
04:13, 08/13/2019

R. Kelly charged in Minnesota with prostitution, solicitation involving a minor A Minnesota prosecutor charged singer R. Kelly on Monday with prostitution and solicitation related to an allegation that he invited a 17-year-old girl to his hotel room in 2001 and paid her $200 to dance naked with him....
03:52, 08/06/2019

Chad Green’s ‘minor adjustments’ inches him towards Yankees return Chad Green made another start for Triple-A Scranton/Wilkes-Barre on Wednesday night and the Yankees are eyeing him to potentially rejoin the bullpen soon. Green gave up two runs in 2¹/₃ innings and wasn’t as effective as he was in his first two Tripl...
19:39, 05/09/2019

Why Mike Minor is ahead of Justin Verlander and other shocking WAR battles The Rangers' ace leads all MLB pitchers in WAR? Nick Ahmed is having a better year than Freddie Freeman? Kolten Wong over Gleyber Torres? That's what the numbers say....
00:13, 09/07/2019

Minor hiccup as defending champion Halep advances in Paris Simona Halep dealt with the emotions and pressure of being the defending champion as she overcame a second-set blip to kick off her French Open campaign with a 6-2 3-6 6-1 win over Australian Ajla Tomljanovic on Tuesday....
21:52, 05/28/2019

6.1-Magnitude Earthquake In Panama Leaves One Injured, Minor Damage A 6.1-magnitude earthquake hit Panama on Sunday, injuring one person and causing minor damage to businesses and homes, the Central American country's president said....
03:52, 05/13/2019

Tim Tebow’s minor league Mets season ends in sad development Tim Tebow’s time on the diamond is over — for now. The Mets’ Heisman-winner-turned-minor-league-outfielder will miss the rest of Triple-A Syracuse’s season, according to Newsday, after a deep cut on his left pinky put Tebow on the injured list in lat...
03:00, 08/11/2019

Braves’ Keuchel sharp in 1st minor league game, 7 scoreless ROME, Ga. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel dominated in his first minor league game since signing with the Atlanta Braves, pitching one-hit ball for seven scoreless innings for Class A Rome on Monday night. Keuchel, the 2015 AL Cy Young Award winner, struck out...
05:39, 06/11/2019

NBA notebook: Nuggets' Porter sustains minor knee injury Denver Nuggets rookie forward Michael Porter Jr. sprained his left knee in a minicamp scrimmage Wednesday night and is not likely to play for the team in summer league action at Las Vegas, according to the Denver Post....
04:52, 07/05/2019

Casey Mize, Vlad Jr. and the craziest minor league stats ever The Tigers' No. 1 pick, like the Blue Jays slugger before him, is the latest in a series of prospects who have no business being in the league they're in. But not every amazing performance is created equal....
19:00, 05/13/2019

Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts with veteran outfielder Matt Kemp and pitcher Ervin Santana        ...
08:13, 05/25/2019

RHP Ervin Santana agrees to minor league contract with Mets NEW YORK (AP) — Ervin Santana has agreed to a minor league contract with the New York Mets pending a successful physical and will report to the team’s spring training complex in Port St. Lucie, Florida. Santana became a free agent on April 29, ...
22:26, 05/24/2019

Minor stays with Rangers and stops Mariners' win streak, 9-7 All-Star lefty Mike Minor stays with Texas at trade deadline, wins for 1st time in more than a month as Rangers beat Mariners 9-7       ...
07:39, 08/01/2019

Seaweed washing up on Mexico's top beaches a 'minor' problem -president An infestation of seaweed along large stretches of Mexico's Caribbean coast, home to many of the country's top beach destinations, is not a major problem, President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador said on Monday....
23:13, 06/24/2019

Angels vs. Rangers: Mike Minor will make it four straight wins Debate dust. Kamala Harris moved into second position and cut into Joe Biden’s lead. Experts say Harris was aggressive. Biden was unprepared. Pete Buttigieg could be a veep. Beto O’Rourke was invisible. Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren lost ground...
22:13, 07/01/2019

Yankees sign RHP Trevor Rosenthal to minor league deal The Yankees are adding a veteran arm who could potentially help down the stretch. Former All-Star reliever Trevor Rosenthal was signed on Tuesday to a minor-league deal. #Yankees have a minor lge deal with Trevor Rosenthal @JonHeyman @andersenreport...
04:13, 08/22/2019

The new Morris Mini-Minor: a family car for £500 - archive, 26 August 1959 26 August 1959: The Austin Seven and Mini-Minor - two versions of the same car - can carry four passengers with speed and economy The British Motor Corporation to-day announces two new small cars which provide striking evidence of the new thinking th...
21:39, 08/26/2019

Undersea quake near Indonesia's Bali causes panic, minor damage An undersea earthquake with a magnitude of 6.1 struck south of Indonesia's Bali on Tuesday, the European earthquake monitoring agency EMSC said, causing minor damage and prompting residents and visitors on the tourist island to briefly flee buildings...
23:39, 07/16/2019

Minor League Stadium Ravaged By The Dreaded Mumford & Sons The Pioneer League’s Missoula Osprey had to postpone all of its games this weekend when the aftermath of a Mumford & Sons concert combined with bad weather to make the baseball field mushy and unplayable....
21:13, 08/19/2019

'A miracle': Minor injuries after jet slips off runway, crashes into river A Boeing 737 slid off the runway of Naval Air Station Jacksonville in Florida, causing minor injuries among the 136 passengers and seven crew members though pets in the cargo hold are presumed dead....
01:00, 05/05/2019

Yankees sign Brad Miller to minor league deal With 13 players currently on the injured list, the New York Yankees decided they needed reinforcements. The team announced on Monday afternoon they signed veteran INF Brad Miller to a minor league deal. The Yankees today signed INF Brad Miller to a ...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Appeals court expands minor leaguers salary lawsuit A federal appeals court has expanded a lawsuit by minor league baseball players alleging they are being paid less than minimum wage       ...
04:26, 08/17/2019

Houston-area refineries see only minor problems from storm : sources Refineries in the Houston area suffered only minor problems in the first night of Tropical Storm Imelda's passage across the southeast Texas, sources familiar with plant operations said on Wednesday....
17:00, 09/18/2019

Ewan claims second stage win as Thomas takes minor tumble Australia's Caleb Ewan claimed his second victory in this year's Tour de France when he prevailed in a bunch sprint at the end of the 16th stage, a 177-km ride around Nimes on Monday....
18:00, 07/23/2019

Sony Xperia 1 review: Minor triumph at a massive price The Xperia 1 is Sony's latest attempt to nab a slice of the premium smartphone market. Its ultawide screen might be innovative, but is it worth $950?Read More...
06:00, 07/20/2019

Minor-League Benches Clear After Bunt Breaks Up No-Hitter Last night’s game between the Hartford Yard Goats and the Trenton Thunder pit two questions of baseball’s unwritten rules against each other. Is it okay to bunt to try to break up a no-hitter? And, is a combined no-hitter even really a no-hitter? The...
01:00, 06/06/2019

Polling In Progress In Madhya Pradesh, Minor EVM Issues Reported Polling was in progress in seven Lok Sabha seats of Madhya Pradesh today with minor Electronic Voting Machines (EVM) glitches being reported at some booths, an official said....
06:52, 05/06/2019

Trump characterizes alleged attacks by Iran on oil tankers as ‘very minor’ In an interview with Time magazine, the president said he would “certainly” go to war over nuclear weapons but left open the question of taking action to protect oil supplies....
16:26, 06/18/2019

Why Democrats’ oversight machine is moving so slowly against Trump House Democrats have kicked and screamed about the White House’s refusal to allow key Trump officials to come before Congress. But they haven’t done the one thing they can do to force the issue: Go to court.Democrats have handed out procedural slaps ...
15:26, 07/17/2019

Four kilos of gum and a rowing machine: how the most popular mountains became a mess The world’s busiest peaks are now rubbish dumps, littered with tents and human waste. The latest publicity stunt on Mont Blanc is the last strawHave you heard about the rowing machine dumped on Mont Blanc? The dead octopus on Scafell Pike? Or the Vau...
01:13, 09/04/2019

"Majestic Machine" Of World War II To Attempt 43,500-Km Global Flight Two British aviators take off Monday on a first-ever attempt to fly a Spitfire around the world, proclaiming the iconic fighter plane as a symbol of freedom. The restored plane fought in World War II......
10:39, 08/05/2019

Emulator Can Now Use Machine Learning To Translate Games (Poorly) The developers behind RetroArch, the popular one-stop shop for retro gaming emulation, announced a new feature over the weekend: translating Japanese text to English on the fly. The results aren’t great, but they’re better than nothing and likely to ...
00:26, 08/27/2019

Game machine company reaches $1M settlement with Arizona PHOENIX (AP) — A New Jersey company has reached a $1 million settlement with Arizona over its distribution of rigged electronic gaming devices. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office announced Wednesday that a Maricopa County Superior Court judg...
08:13, 05/30/2019

How to tell whether machine-learning systems are robust enough for the real world MIT researchers have devised a method for assessing how robust machine-learning models known as neural networks are for various tasks, by detecting when the models make mistakes they shouldn’t. Convolutional neural networks (CNNs) are designed to ...
10:00, 05/10/2019

The Machine and his boat oar: How DJ LeMahieu became a household (nick)name in the Bronx Despite some skepticism when he was signed, without All-Star DJ LeMahieu -- or whatever you want to call him -- the Yankees wouldn't be running away with the AL East....
15:39, 07/19/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard SeymourWe are swimming in writing. Our lives have become, in the words of the author and academic Shoshana Zu...
08:52, 08/23/2019

War Stories: Designing Dead Cells was a marriage of man and machine Video shot by Justin Wolfson, edited by John Cappello. Click here for transcript. Is it better to build a game by hand, piece by piece, or to program a computer that can build that game for you? In the cast of MotionTwin's Dead Cells, the answer is...
19:39, 07/17/2019

This Apartment-Friendly Breville Espresso Machine Has Never Been Cheaper If you can’t start your day without a shot (or three) of espresso, buying a nice machine (i.e. one that you’ll actually want to use) for your home can save you money in the long run compared to going to a coffee shop every day. Hell, it might even al...
00:39, 08/09/2019

Snake turns up in washing machine smelling ‘like Downy’ EVANSTON, Ill. (AP) — An escaped pet snake that apparently slithered into a suburban Chicago family’s washing machine ended up smelling like fabric softener after going through the wash. Sanela Kamencic tells WMAQ-TV she was “totally cree...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Here’s how researchers are making machine learning more efficient and affordable for everyone The research and development of neural networks is flourishing thanks to recent advancements in computational power, the discovery of new algorithms, and an increase in labelled data. Before the current explosion of activity in the space, the practic...
19:26, 08/04/2019

Playing Atari's Hercules, The Biggest Pinball Machine Ever In 1979, Atari released a pinball machine called Hercules. At 3 feet wide, 7 feet tall, and 8 feet deep, it was the biggest production pinball machine ever made. If only it had been more fun!...
02:13, 05/16/2019

The Netflix cash machine needs the kind of hits that money can’t buy It is worth $166bn and has 150m users. But as it loses the rights to other networks’ best shows, it must create its own classicsNetflix is a multibillion-dollar programming machine in dire need of homemade hits – and it can no longer rely on Friends ...
18:26, 07/13/2019

Red Sox vs. Dodgers: Count on strikeout machine Chris Sale In the words of Apollo Creed, “there ain’t gonna be no rematch” if the Red Sox do not raise their game in the second half of the season. It’s a tough draw having to face the Dodgers off the break. Series is rematch of last year’s World Series, but ma...
22:39, 07/13/2019

PSA: Update your Windows machine now to fix 29 Critical security vulnerabilities Microsoft has patched four serious vulnerabilities that could allow a malicious actor to remotely take control of Windows computers. The four remote code execution flaws — addressed as part of the company’s monthly Patch Tuesday updates — affect all ...
16:00, 08/14/2019

Cracking open the black box of automated machine learning Researchers from MIT and elsewhere have developed an interactive tool that, for the first time, lets users see and control how automated machine-learning systems work. The aim is to build confidence in these systems and find ways to improve them. ...
20:26, 05/31/2019

Ardashir’s Effective Reform of the Sassanid Military Machine In the third century AD, Parthia and Rome had been waging war against each other for far too long. Sometimes Parthia was the victor while at other times Rome was the victor ...
09:52, 08/29/2019

Buttery Bandit: Thief Steals Popcorn Machine A Minnesota grandfather is speaking out after someone stole his granddaughter’s popcorn machine from the curb of his home in Moorhead. Dan Huotari said his granddaughter, Harper, was giving out lemonade and popcorn with a friend earlier this mo...
06:52, 05/14/2019

Muse review – dizzying rock spectacle for the machine age London Stadium Neon robots, isolation-suit acrobats, 23rd-century cops … the glam sci-fi fantasists throw the lot at their extravagantly dystopian stadium romp ‘We are caged in simulations,” reads the gigantic, stage-wide convex screen as a legion of...
20:39, 06/02/2019

| WATCH: Robot uses machine learning to harvest lettuce A vegetable-picking robot that uses machine learning to identify and harvest lettuces has been developed by engineers. The 'Vegebot' was developed by a team at Cambridge University....
14:39, 07/27/2019

Drunk Florida man allegedly peed into nightclub ice machine This guy’s a real pisser. A boozy Florida man took a whiz into a commercial ice machine at a local nightclub over the weekend, a report said. Michael Williams, 28, of St. Petersburg was inside the 260 First club at around 2:20 a.m. Saturday whe...
19:26, 08/06/2019

F-22 Raptor: Inside the Cockpit Of The "Ultimate Killing Machine" US Air Force's Lockheed Martin F-22 Raptor aircraft has been described as the "ultimate killing machine". The all-weather stealth tactical fighter aircraft was conceived during the waning years of the......
07:26, 05/22/2019

Steam uses machine learning for its new game recommendation engine Enlarge / The new recommendation engine is part of a new experimental Steam Labs branding. For years now, Valve has been testing new approaches to filter the glut of Steam games down to the ones in which individual users are most likely to show an...
21:52, 07/11/2019

Apple debuts Core ML 3 with on-device machine learning Apple is introducing on-device machine learning with Core ML 3 to power personalization for iOS apps. Multiple model training is also part of Core ML 3.Read More...
04:13, 06/04/2019

Big 12 preview: The Oklahoma QB machine adds Jalen Hurts Can Oklahoma stay on top while replacing another Heisman winner? Is Texas, you know, back? And what should we expect from Les Miles at Kansas? We answer all the Big 12's burning questions for 2019....
16:52, 07/16/2019

The Bad Faith Smear Machine Is Coming for Rashida Tlaib On Saturday, Rep. Rashida Tlaib appeared on the Yahoo News “Skullduggery” podcast and spoke about her Palestinian ancestry and her support for a one-state solution to the Israel-Palestinian conflict. Nothing she said was too controversial, and absolu...
14:39, 05/13/2019

Finally, a Keurig Machine Even Coffee Snobs Can Enjoy Keurig debuts two-in-one machines, designed to handle K-Cups or produce a whole pot of your favorite drip—leaving brew nerds fewer reasons to bitterly hate the brand....
00:39, 08/21/2019

Rome implements recycling machine for transit cash Rome has implemented a new initiative aimed to help travelers earn money towards public transportation tickets Tuesday-- inserting plastic bottles into an automatic recycling bin. ...
21:13, 07/24/2019

Florida woman accused of urinating in ice cream machine She’ll give you something to scream about. A Florida convenience store worker allegedly ruined an estimated $2,000 worth of ice cream at a rival business in the most disgusting way possible — by urinating, spitting and sticking her snot-covered...
22:39, 07/09/2019

The copy machine traded for Kyle Korver is dead Some, like Babe Ruth, were ousted for debt. Fellow baseball Hall of Famer Dave Winfield was traded for an extravagant dinner. On the hardwood, there’s Kyle Korver, whose well-told story of his amusing draft-day swap received an update over the ...
06:39, 05/23/2019

How the 'Las Vegas of Italy' is kicking its slot machine addiction Once compared to Oxford, the university city of Pavia is now better known for gambling. These activists are fighting to change thatAt the start of this year, Massimo was standing on a bridge “determined to jump off”. The 45-year-old had been struggli...
10:52, 05/08/2019

Mayawati Says Would've Attended PM's Meet If Voting Machine Was On Agenda Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mayawati today refused to attend the all-party meeting called by Prime Minister Narendra Modi to discuss the "One Nation One Election" Initiative....
14:00, 06/19/2019

The Right-Wing Outrage Machine Fires Up to Defend Kavanaugh Yet Again In any sane or just world, Brett Kavanaugh would not be a sitting judge on any court, let alone the highest court in the land. And yet, here we are! There he sits. Over the weekend, the New York Times reported new details about the investigation into...
02:52, 09/17/2019

AI brought a 60-year old music-making machine to life If you've seen Looney Tunes or The Simpsons, you've probably heard Raymond Scott's music -- which was adapted for those and other cartoons. But there's a good chance you haven't heard of Scott himself. A musician and inventor...
21:26, 04/29/2019

Neuromorphic computing finds new life in machine learning Neuromorphic computing has had little practical success in building machines that can tackle standard tests such as logistic regression or image recognition. But work by prominent researchers is combining the best of machine learning with simulated n...
08:13, 07/01/2019

Machine Gun Kelly (aka Colson Baker) on his BFF Pete Davidson Machine Gun Kelly is not having a good day. When he sits down at the lobby terrace of the Edition Hotel overlooking Times Square, he looks like he’s itching to get right back up and bail. “It’s a dark day today in my f–king head,” says the rapp...
15:00, 09/18/2019

Machine mind hack: The new threat that could scupper the AI revolution Even tiny tweaks to data can confuse AI algorithms, potentially arming cyber attackers with a way to undermine everything from image recognition to driverless cars...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Supp AI uses machine learning to identify supplement interactions Supp AI, a tool developed by the Allen Institute for Artificial Intelligence, taps machine learning to identify interactions among supplements and drugs.Read More...
17:13, 09/19/2019

How to strike balance between supervised and unsupervised machine learning Since the first use of advanced software in asset-intensive industries such as utilities, airports, ports, road, rail and mining more than four decades ago, manufacturers have been on a journey to transform their businesses and create added value for...
14:00, 07/08/2019

This prosthetic arm combines manual control with machine learning Prosthetic limbs are getting better every year, but the strength and precision they gain doesn’t always translate to easier or more effective use, as amputees have only a basic level of control over them. One promising avenue being investigated...
11:39, 09/14/2019

Researchers use machine learning to predict large wildfires Researchers in AI and other fields made a classifier model for predicting the likelihood a wildfire will be large, info that can help first responders.Read More...
20:26, 09/18/2019

Owlcam bets the dash cam is the new frontier in machine learning To do machine learning right, some take the approach of getting in the middle of a big problem and hoping to amass the data to train the network. That's the bet of startup Owlcam, whose $349 camera and service offering claims to have received million...
23:52, 06/27/2019

Redefining the next generation of human machine interaction: a Q&A with Mobvoi If you’ve heard of the company Mobvoi recently, it’s likely because of its Ticwatch smartwatch line or its other accessories that have gained tremendous popularity over the last few years. However, Mobvoi is actually a Chinese artificia...
11:00, 07/02/2019

Blockchain, zero-code machine learning coming to Azure Enlarge (credit: Caetano Candal Sato / Flickr) Microsoft's annual developer conference kicks off on Monday, and the company will no doubt have all manner of things to announce for Azure and, if we're lucky, Windows. To whet our appetites, the compa...
13:13, 05/03/2019

How to train your machine: JPMorgan FX algos learn to trade better JPMorgan Chase, a top player in the $5.1 trillion-a-day global currency market has started applying a new technology that enables machine-trading programs to learn from previous trades and search for the most profitable way to execute them....
15:39, 04/30/2019

Former Ironwood HS coach avoids jail time for sexual conduct with minor TUCSON – The former assistant volleyball coach at Iron Ridge High School will avoid jail time in connection to an inappropriate sexual relationship involving a juvenile female. Robert Forman II/ Tucson Police Department Back on Jan. 20, 2018, 2...
07:00, 05/11/2019

New Jersey man faces prison for sexual conduct with a minor and child pornography Stephen Bradley Mell plead guilty to charges of engaging in interstate travel to engage in illicit sexual conduct and receiving child pornography.        ...
20:26, 05/20/2019

Exxon says 37 workers treated for 'minor' injuries after Baytown plant fire Thirty-seven workers were being treated on Wednesday for "minor" burns and injuries after a fire broke out at Exxon Mobil Corp's Baytown, Texas, olefins facility, plant manager Jason Duncan said at a press conference....
07:13, 08/01/2019

Minor quake shakes Mexico City, latest in week of tremors A minor earthquake struck Mexico City on Thursday, the latest in a series of small tremors that have shaken buildings and jangled nerves across the Mexican capital over the past week....
01:39, 07/19/2019

Report: Yankees sign Logan Morrison to minor league deal The New York Yankees made a rather surprising signing on Friday morning. First baseman Logan Morrison and the New York Yankees are in agreement on a minor league deal, sources tell ESPN. He’s got an opt-out date of July 1 and will make $1 mill...
11:52, 05/02/2019

Air Canada flight diverted to Hawaii after turbulence, minor injuries reported An Air Canada flight was diverted on Thursday to Hawaii after a sudden case of severe turbulence left 25 people with minor injuries, the carrier said in a statement....
20:52, 07/11/2019

Yankees’ minor league pitching guru headed to Georgia Tech The Yankees are on the verge of losing highly regarded minor league pitching coordinator Danny Borrell to Georgia Tech. According to a person with knowledge of the situation, Borrell and the school are closing in on a five-year deal for him to be the...
16:26, 08/02/2019

Man Tortures Minor Boy, Forces Him To Lick Toilet Seat In Madhya Pradesh A video surfaced purportedly showing a man, arrested in a land grab case, torturing a minor boy and forcing him to lick the toilet seat to pressure him to give a false statement to police in an......
07:00, 08/09/2019

Mets add struggling veteran Ervin Santana on minor league deal The Mets gave Ervin Santana a shot Friday afternoon, signing the journeyman to a minor league contract, the team announced. Santana, a 15-year veteran, made three unsuccessful starts for the White Sox this season, posting a 9.45 ERA. Though he made t...
22:39, 05/24/2019

Nationals sign reliever Fernando Rodney to a minor league deal Rodney, 42, was designated for assignment by the Oakland Athletics on May 25. If called up to the big club, he will be the oldest pitcher in baseball....
06:52, 06/02/2019

Migrant boy, 2, dies after being detained by US Border Patrol; 4th death of minor since December A Guatemalan official says a 2½-year-old migrant child has died after crossing the border, the fourth to die in U.S. custody since December.        ...
08:13, 05/16/2019

Huge cactus impales car in Tucson, driver escapes with minor injuries Part of the Saguaro cactus ended up going through the passenger side of the windshield, Pima County Sheriff's Department officials said.        ...
01:39, 07/11/2019

Forgot to Sign Up for Minor League Hockey Alerts? You Missed Some Drama An estimated 30,000 hockey fans received bizarre push alerts on Wednesday demanding $6,000 from a man named Stewart Zimmel and accusing him of threatening to punch someone in the throat....
21:39, 07/11/2019

United apologizes after mother says unaccompanied minor put on wrong international flight A 14-year-old traveling from North Carolina to Sweden was put on the wrong flight headed to Germany, his mother said.       ...
23:39, 07/01/2019

‘Make it crappy:’ Adam Eaton supports minor-league exploitation Poor clubhouse conditions, long hours, endless road trips and minuscule paychecks are just a handful of the many struggles minor leaguers face, and Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton is perfectly fine with it. Eaton spent roughly three years ...
21:39, 06/24/2019

Yankees minor leaguer Matt Lipka getting death threats over bunt A New York Yankees minor leaguer has received death threats for a controversial at-bat, according to NJ.com. Matt Lipka, who plays for the Yankees’ Double-A affiliate Trenton Thunder, bunted in the ninth inning to break up a combined no-hitter being ...
19:13, 06/07/2019

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league baseball affiliate lost a sponsorship Wednesday days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former Presiden...
17:26, 05/30/2019

Daniel Craig to undergo minor ankle surgery for Bond injury LOS ANGELES (AP) — James Bond is out of commission for a few weeks. Star Daniel Craig is undergoing minor ankle surgery after sustaining an injury while filming the 25th installment in the franchise in Jamaica. The news comes Wednesday in a tweet fro...
00:00, 05/23/2019

Nathan Patterson, fan who signed with A's, gives up three runs in second minor league outing The 23-year-old right-hander started the game for the Athletics and found some trouble in the first inning.       ...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Poor Sage Northcutt Gets Knocked Out 30 Seconds Into Minor League MMA Debut Sage Northcutt—a composite of every person who appeared in Point Break—resurfaced in Singapore today, six months after he was unceremoniously released by the UFC while riding a three-fight winning streak. Northcutt had been aggressively promoted and ...
21:00, 05/17/2019

Much-traveled minor-league, NHL goalie Mike McKenna hangs up the skates Journeyman goaltender Mike McKenna announces his retirement after a career that included stints with 15 NHL organizations and 22 professional teams.       ...
11:26, 08/28/2019

‘Make it crappy’: Adam Eaton supports minor-league exploitation Poor clubhouse conditions, long hours, endless road trips and minuscule paychecks are just a handful of the many struggles minor leaguers face, and Washington Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton is perfectly fine with it....
19:13, 06/25/2019

Report: Tim Tebow's minor-league season with the Mets is over due to injury For the second consecutive season, Tim Tebow's minor-league baseball season with the New York Mets ends early due to injury, according to a report.       ...
01:52, 08/11/2019

Mexico amnesty law eyes reprieve for minor drug offenses, abortions Mexican President Andres Manuel Lopez Obrador has sent a draft law to Congress that aims to grant amnesty to people serving jail time for lesser offenses, including abortion and possession of small amounts of drugs, the government said on Sunday....
02:39, 09/16/2019

Tim Tebow helps break up fight during minor league baseball game New York Mets minor league outfielder Tim Tebow appeared to try and help douse the hot tempers that flared between the Syracuse Mets and Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders on Sunday night....
22:26, 05/28/2019

Detroit Tigers minor leaguer dies after skateboarding accident aged 27 Chace Numata has died days after being injured in an accidentCatcher, 27, was in his first season with the Tigers organizationTigers minor league catcher Chace Numata died Monday, days after being injured in a skateboarding accident in Pennsylvania. ...
05:39, 09/03/2019

Minor League Baseball Announcer Calls His Own Sweet Catch: "I Am Very Proud Of Myself!" In a minor league game between the Somerset Patriots and the High Point Rockers Wednesday night, a foul ball was spun back into the crowd, in the direction of the open window of Patriots broadcaster Marc Schwartz. Schwartz, who appears to be very goo...
19:00, 05/17/2019

Man convicted for 23 counts sexual conduct with minor after abusing girl for 5 years TUCSON – A man was found guilty for 23 counts of engaging sexual conduct with a minor after he reportedly sexually abused a young girl for about five years. According to Pima County Attorney’s Office, Santiago Valle-Pino was arrested by P...
01:39, 08/01/2019

Tigers minor leaguer Chace Numata dies from skateboard accident Tigers minor league catcher Chace Numata died days after being injured in a skateboarding accident in Pennsylvania. He was 27. Numata’s family and the team announced the death on Monday. Numata, who was playing for Double-A Erie, was found unresponsi...
06:52, 09/03/2019

Cops ID Blue Bell ice cream licker, won’t press charges because she’s a minor The cold case gripping the nation has finally been licked! Texas cops on Friday said they found the girl who licked a tub of Blue Bell ice cream and then put it back on the shelf — and she even confessed after being busted with the boyfriend wh...
02:00, 07/06/2019

Video shows Sacramento cops using ‘spit mask’ on minor during arrest SACRAMENTO, Calif. — Police on Wednesday defended their use of a clear mesh “spit mask” on a combative 12-year-old boy as irate bystanders videotaped the tense encounter in Sacramento while objecting that the boy was being detained. Officers “appropr...
07:13, 05/23/2019

Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race "Sept 6 (Reuters) - It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski\u0027s feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 metres will certainly have given him a lift."...
19:01, 09/06/2019

The Biggest U.S. Voting Machine Manufacturer Is Worried About Election Security Election Systems & Software, the biggest voting machine manufacturer in the country, is pushing Congress to require paper records for voting machines....
00:00, 06/24/2019

AI Weekly: Microsoft, machine learning framework interoperability, and ONNX Microsoft and Facebook made the Open Neural Network Exchange (ONNX) for interoperability between frameworks and hardware optimized for machine learning.Read More...
23:39, 05/03/2019

The evolving security risks, and business rewards, of AI and machine learning The same kind of algorithms designed to identify threats and micropatterns in malicious activities in real time can be leveraged to wage attacks.Read More...
13:52, 06/06/2019

Cat survives trip through tumble cycle in family’s washing machine A Minnesota cat has eight lives left – after miraculously surviving a harrowing, 45-minute spin cycle in a washing machine. One-year-old Felix climbed into Stefani Carroll-Kirchoff’s machine in the basement of her Maplewood home Wednesday after she f...
20:39, 06/24/2019

Tishman adds quirky vending machine in Rockefeller Center Looks like Rockefeller Center wants to cater to shoppers who are in a hurry. Six vending machines have recently landed on the concourse under the famed tourist Mecca — and they spit out everything from chicken pesto sandwiches and ready-to-eat cookie...
18:52, 08/31/2019

Harnessing machine learning to make managing your storage less of a chore Enlarge / As far as we know, none of the storage vendors using AI have gone neuromorphic yet—let alone biological. (credit: Aurich Lawson / Getty) While the words "artificial intelligence" generally conjure up visions of Skynet, HAL 9000, and the D...
18:39, 09/19/2019

I Love This DIY Arcade Machine You Build as Easily as Ikea Furniture There isn’t a video game from the heyday of arcades you can’t play on a home console (or even your phone) now. But spending hours hunched over gaming cabinets in a seedy storefront was a wonderful childhood experience for many of us, and one that can...
17:26, 06/07/2019

Scooter Braun Makes $300 Million Deal for Big Machine Records Pop-music talent manager Scooter Braun agreed to buy Big Machine Label Group for more than $300 million, a deal the largely country-music record label sees helping it plug into pop music’s streaming landscape....
15:52, 06/30/2019

Kevin Durant Wishes To Separate Himself From "The Machine," But Plugs Into It Daily J.R. Moehringer has a rich profile of Kevin Durant, in the middle of his Achilles rehab, up at the Wall Street Journal today. The new Brooklyn Net drains deep threes in a swimming pool, explains the decay of his relationship with Oklahoma City, detai...
23:39, 09/10/2019

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoret...
01:13, 07/12/2019

People Aren't Buying the American War Machine's Pitch for War With Iran If national security advisor John Bolton is Ahab, war with Iran has long been his Moby Dick. Now, Bolton’s dream of a new, disastrous conflict feels closer than ever to becoming reality....
21:00, 05/15/2019

911 operator caught stealing cash from office vending machine Police busted a Bronx 911 operator who was seen on surveillance camera repeatedly stealing from the office vending machine, authorities said. Earl Parker, 37, was caught on video raiding the office vending machine for cash at the Public Safety Answer...
01:26, 05/09/2019

How SoftBank and its $100 billion Vision Fund has become a global start-up machine SoftBank has invested almost $40 billion into 14 innovative start-ups ranked on CNBC's 2019 Disruptor 50 list. The fund has made large VC investments in each of these companies for sizable equity stakes....
15:39, 05/17/2019

Want a Break in the 3-Hour ‘Avengers’ Movie? You’ll Need a Passport or a Time Machine Some theaters overseas are providing an intermission for the blockbuster “Avengers: Endgame,” but American moviegoers who want to step away must strategize....
18:26, 04/28/2019

The machine always wins: what drives our addiction to social media – podcast Social media was supposed to liberate us, but for many people it has proved addictive, punishing and toxic. What keeps us hooked? By Richard Seymour• Read the text version here Continue reading......
03:52, 09/17/2019

Poland must stop treating EU as a money-making machine - Katainen Poland should stop treating the European Union as a money-making machine and make a more substantial financial contribution in the future, European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Poland must stop treating EU as a money-making machine: Katainen Poland should stop treating the European Union as a money-making machine and make a more substantial financial contribution in the future, European Commission Vice President Jyrki Katainen said on Wednesday....
12:26, 05/01/2019

Ford Mich. axle plant suffers machine fire Workers were evacuated from a portion of the Ford axle plant in suburban Detroit after a production machine caught fire. No injuries were reported and Ford said the fire won't cause any supply disruptions....
20:26, 07/09/2019

Build your own cheap drum machine from cardboard and arcade buttons Even the most inexpensive drum machines still tend to be not-so-trivial purchases, but you may have an easier time rationalizing this one. Rhythmo has started a crowdfunding campaign for the Beatbox, a build-it-yourself MIDI drum machine kit aimed at...
17:26, 09/03/2019

Cerebras CEO talks about the big implications for machine learning in company’s big chip Silicon Valley startup Cerebras Systems on Monday unveiled the world's largest chip, designed especially for AI. Cerebras CEO and co-founder Andrew Feldman talks with ZDNet about some of the implications for training of deep learning networks....
04:13, 08/22/2019

Waterpark Wave Machine In China Triggers 'Tsunami', 44 Injured A wave machine at a waterpark in northern China went rogue Sunday, launching a crushing tsunami that injured at least 44 people, according to The Associated Press....
06:26, 08/01/2019

BAE nets $4.7M by DARPA to integrate machine learning into RF signals detection The Defense Advanced Research Projects Agency has awarded BAE Systems a contract worth up to $4.7 million to integrate machine learning into intelligence gathering involving radio frequency signals....
20:39, 07/08/2019

The Twittering Machine by Richard Seymour review – escape from dystopia Twitter, texts, email … the psychological needs driving today’s vast and risky digital ‘writing experiment’ The notoriety of “postmodernism” has waxed and waned over the past 40 years. While a frequent reference point in the cultural criticism of the...
09:52, 08/08/2019

Quantum X-ray machine takes razor sharp pictures with less radiation By shining an X-ray beam through a diamond, scientists have made X-rays with unique quantum properties that let them make sharper images using less radiation...
12:52, 09/01/2019

AWS launches Textract, machine learning for text and data extraction AWS' Textract, which leverages machine learning algorithms to detect and extract text and data from a range of document types, is now generally available.Read More...
03:39, 05/30/2019

Machine learning method may predict skin cancer, study says A new non-imaging method has shown accuracy in spotting skin cancer. This machine learning technique can predict the development of non-melanoma with 89 percent sensitivity...
17:00, 09/12/2019

The Casper Down Pillow Has a 5-Chamber Design and Can Be Tossed In a Washing Machine If you’ve been looking for a down pillow to add to your ever-growing collection of pillows, you’re in luck. The Casper Down Pillow is here to give you the best night’s sleep. Down pillows are often softer and more moldable than regular pillows, which...
09:13, 07/31/2019

New Skoda Karoq Velo concept car for cyclists has its own washing machine News 10 Jun, 2019 Skoda Karoq Velo is a concept version of the Karoq SUV, designed with cyclists in mind, with a built-in washing machine and pressure washer...
12:13, 06/10/2019

| Guardiola hailed as 'obsessive' genius behind Man City winning machine Pep Guardiola was eulogised on Monday for his relentless hunger for success that propelled Manchester City to a second consecutive Premier League title....
14:39, 05/13/2019

Tishman adds pricey vending machine in Rockefeller Center Looks like Rockefeller Center wants to cater to shoppers who are in a hurry. Six vending machines have recently landed on the concourse under the famed tourist trap — and they spit out everything from chicken pesto sandwiches and ready-to-eat cookie ...
15:52, 08/31/2019

VMware and Nvidia launch hybrid cloud on AWS for machine learning VMWare and Nvidia today launch VMware on AWS, a hybrid cloud for AI and machine learning workflows. Nvidia also introduced a new virtual GPU offering.Read More...
14:52, 08/26/2019

Major voting machine maker backs away from paperless models Voting machine security is still a sore point, but at least some vendors are starting to change their tune. ES&S chief Tom Burt has declared that his company will "no longer sell" paperless voting machines as the "primary" voting device for a gi...
03:52, 06/10/2019

Fan who signed with A's, Nathan Patterson, strikes out side in minor league debut Oakland Athletics minor league pitcher Nathan Patterson, who touched 96 mph on the radar gun to get signed, was excellent in his first pro outing.       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Seattle Seahawks rookie receiver DK Metcalf scheduled for minor knee surgery Seattle Seahawks rookie wide receiver DK Metcalf will have minor knee surgery. Pete Carroll is optimistic Metcalf could return by Week 1.       ...
14:00, 08/19/2019

Guatemalan teen dies at Border Patrol station, 5th minor to die in U.S. custody in 6 months Customs and Border Protection said the 16-year-old from Guatemala was found unresponsive during a welfare check in the Rio Grande Valley.        ...
01:52, 05/21/2019

Houthi drone attack causes "minor" gas fire, oil production unaffected: Saudi source A drone attack launched by Yemen's Houthi group on an oil field in eastern Saudi Arabia caused a "minor" fire at a gas plant but had no impact on oil production, a Saudi industry source said....
15:13, 08/17/2019

Fan's viral 96 mph pitch catches attention of MLB team, scores minor league contract A baseball fan's life has changed forever after he threw an unbelievable pitch at a Major League Baseball game, shocking officials and viewers around the world....
22:26, 08/02/2019

Fire under control at Exxon petrochemical plant; some workers suffer minor burns Exxon Mobil Corp brought under control a fire that erupted on Wednesday at its Baytown, Texas, refining and chemical plant complex, injuring 37 workers, none seriously....
07:13, 08/01/2019

AOC Memorial Day video controversy causes minor league team to lose second major sponsorship A Washington Nationals minor league lost a second major sponsorship Thursday, days after a Memorial Day tribute video showed an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Rona...
16:00, 05/31/2019

Minor injury left McLaren F1 team's Norris wearing supportive boot A minor injury left McLaren Formula 1 driver Lando Norris requiring a supportive boot days before the Belgian Grand Prix, but he should not have any issues for the race...
12:52, 08/27/2019

Detroit Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to harmful PFAS chemicals Several Tigers minor leaguers were potentially exposed to chemicals while staying at host family's home during time with West Michigan Whitecaps.        ...
04:13, 05/03/2019

Colorado Rockies minor league affiliate shoots down fishy nickname push The Colorado Rockies' minor league baseball affiliate vehemently denied a request Thursday to change their nickname to a federally protected fish that originally lived in the Colorado River....
15:39, 06/28/2019

Ex-UFC fighter Abel Trujillo accused of sending explicit texts, videos to minor Former UFC fighter Abel Trujillo is accused of sending explicit text messages and videos to a female he knew was underage.       ...
07:00, 07/20/2019

Empire’s Bryshere Gray Is the Latest Castmember to Get Into a (Minor) Dustup With Chicago Law Enforcement Is Chi-Town coming for those Empire boys? It’s a question now that a second member of the Fox TV show’s cast has apparently gotten into a little trouble with the law....
06:39, 06/19/2019

Minor league baseball pitcher 'destroyed' after losing family in triple homicide A minor league baseball pitcher wrote Thursday his “heart was turned to ash," after his wife, 14-month-old son and mother-in-law were found murdered at a family home in Virginia Tuesday. ...
12:39, 08/30/2019

Minor league team complete rare four-HR, cycle feat achieved only once in MLB history The Class AA Reno Aces had players who hit four home runs (Yasmany Tomas) and the cycle (Matt Szczur) in one game, something done once in MLB history.        ...
15:39, 05/21/2019

Minor league manager gets emotional telling pitcher he's getting called up to Nationals Aaron Barrett was called back up to the Nationals for the first time since 2015. His minor league manager delivered the news in a touching moment.       ...
05:13, 09/04/2019

Tigers minor leaguer Chace Numata dies from injuries in skateboarding accident The Detroit Tigers announced on Monday that Chace Numata of the Erie SeaWolves, died from injuries sustained in a skateboarding accident. He was 27.       ...
22:52, 09/02/2019

R-Kelly charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying 17-year-old $200 to dance naked with him Singer R Kelly has been charged with soliciting sex from a minor after allegedly paying a 17-year-old to take off her clothes and dance for him before engaging in sexual activity....
19:52, 08/06/2019

Man dies after taco eating contest at minor league baseball game in Fresno A 41-year-old man collapsed while competing in a Taco Tuesday contest during a Fresno Grizzlies game and died a short time later.       ...
00:00, 08/15/2019

Vote: Who is USA TODAY Sports' 2019 Minor League Player of the Year? USA TODAY Sports has been handing out the award since 1988 and we need your help voting for this year's winner.       ...
23:00, 08/28/2019

Adam Eaton: Actually, The Financial Struggles Of Minor League Players Are A Good Thing Kelyn Soong of Washington City Paper recently covered the lives of a couple players on the Nationals’ Triple-A affiliate: the Potomac Nationals. The story focuses on the financial difficulties that minor league ball players face while trying to chase...
23:52, 06/23/2019

Michigan basketball coach Juwan Howard may have committed minor NCAA violation Michigan Wolverines basketball coach Juwan Howard was asked about Franz Wagner on Jim Rome's radio show Tuesday.       ...
17:39, 07/04/2019

Minor clashes break out on 30th weekend of French 'yellow vests' protests Minor clashes broke out on Saturday during the 30th consecutive weekend of "yellow vests" anti-government protests in France, although the numbers of demonstrators remained well below earlier peaks....
22:39, 06/08/2019

Man gets 7 years for child porn, sentencing awaits after sexual crime against minor on plane Stephen Bradley Mell also pleaded guilty to third-degree endangering the welfare of a child by engaging in sexual relations with a female victim under the age of 16.        ...
04:13, 06/18/2019

Exclusive: President Trump Calls Alleged Iranian Attack on Oil Tankers ‘Very Minor’ Facing twin challenges in the Persian Gulf, President Donald Trump said in an interview with TIME Monday that he might take military action to prevent Iran from getting a nuclear weapon, but cast doubt on going to war to protect international oil sup...
08:52, 06/18/2019

Pathways to a low-carbon China Fulfilling the ultimate goal of the 2015 Paris Agreement on climate change — keeping global warming well below 2 degrees Celsius, if not 1.5 C — will be impossible without dramatic action from the world’s largest emitter of greenhouse gases, China. T...
22:52, 07/08/2019

An escape route for carbon As many of us may recall from grade school science class, the Earth’s carbon cycle goes something like this: As plants take up carbon dioxide and convert it into organic carbon, they release oxygen back into the air. Complex life forms such as oursel...
20:39, 06/12/2019

UK should cut vehicle use to hit zero-carbon target, say MPs Scathing report says Tory governments have held back progress on clean energy goalsThe government should discourage personal vehicle use and reward energy-efficient homebuilding to meet its legally binding target of net-zero carbon emissions by 2050,...
08:13, 08/22/2019

How much carbon does our lumber sequester? Enlarge (credit: US BLM) Carbon sequestration is generally thought of as locking carbon out of the atmosphere semi-permanently by incorporating it into rocks or forests that are then preserved. But there's a large cache of carbon in a form that's n...
19:00, 07/07/2019

How to Be ‘Carbon Neutral’ If You’re Not Bhutan There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, ...
20:39, 05/08/2019

What would life be like in a zero-carbon country? Drastic restrictions on almost every aspect of people's lives, from the cars they drive, the way they heat their homes, to the fridges they buy -- even the food stored in them. That is the reality of what awaits us in 2050 if a UK government pledge t...
11:13, 06/16/2019

Factbox: British bookmakers cut back after fixed-odds machine curbs Gambling company William Hill plans to close 700 betting shops, putting 4,500 jobs at risk, after Britain in April cut the maximum stake on fixed-odds betting terminals....
19:39, 07/04/2019

Kyle Korver tries to inspire graduates with story about being traded for a copy machine NBA veteran Kyle Korver gave a commencement speech Saturday at his alma mater, Creighton, telling grads that the copier broke but he's still playing.        ...
03:26, 05/23/2019

Shell is not a green saviour. It’s a planetary death machine | George Monbiot Don’t buy the greenwash. Shell’s initiatives, which have won over many conservation groups, are dwarfed by its investment in oil and gasIt is hard to believe it needs stating, but it does. The oil industry is not your friend. Whatever it might say ab...
09:00, 06/26/2019

Watch: Pepsi vending machine stolen from outside store in Washington state Security cameras outside a Washington state car service store captured the moment two men stole an entire Pepsi vending machine -- despite the police station right across the street....
21:39, 05/03/2019

Komatsu Australia leveraging cloud to unify data and maximise machine use Komatsu has deployed Microsoft Azure SQL Database Managed Instance, combined with Discovery Hub and Power BI, to help process its vast amount of data....
02:52, 08/02/2019

French mayor slates UK man who left rowing machine on Mont Blanc Macron called on to legislate against ‘wackos’, including tourist who took dog to summitA mayor in the French alps has urged Emmanuel Macron to take action against “wackos” climbing Mont Blanc, after incidents including a British tourist abandoning a...
16:13, 09/03/2019

Trump, RNC launch 'WinRed' to compete with Dems' online fundraising machine President Trump on Monday unveiled a new online fundraising site to give his re-election campaign and other Republicans running in 2020 a new platform to compete with the Democrats in the battle for small-dollar campaign donations....
21:13, 06/24/2019

Pittsburgh Health Data Alliance looks to machine learning for patient care The partnership with AWS will see the alliance use machine learning to advance innovation in areas such as cancer diagnostics, precision medicine, voice-enabled technologies, and medical imaging....
12:39, 08/08/2019

I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine I’ve recently become obsessed with the DKW Munga, the little 980cc four-wheel drive off-road machine that was the grandfather of the legendary Audi Quattro rally car. The Munga was also the basis for the equally-as-cool VW Iltis military SUV. Last we...
20:00, 06/17/2019

Baby cut from Chicago mom's womb improving in hospital, breathed without machine, family says The baby who was cut from the womb of his mother after she was lured to a home in Chicago and strangled in April is slowly getting better, family members revealed Friday....
22:00, 06/02/2019

Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 bi Uber, a machine for using investment money to artificially subsidize car rides, lost more than $5 billion last quarter. Heh. It’s gonna crash and burn before it destroys public transportation after all! Calling it now. Invest in buses....
00:39, 08/09/2019

Third Transform 2019 AI Showcase: Practical data and machine learning applications At the third and final showcase at VentureBeat’s Transform 2019 AI event, five more companies showed the crowd their latest innovations and products.Read More...
22:00, 07/11/2019

A white-noise machine – will it help me sleep or just drown out the sound of sexy foxes? Many people swear by the sleep-inducing qualities of white noise, but to me it feels like being trapped in an overheated computerThere is a video I like to play as I lie in bed at night. It is a clip of the One Show presenter Matt Baker asking the th...
11:00, 06/25/2019

Review: Alienware’s m17 is a lean mean gaming machine with a nice-sized screen Alienware‘s m17 is a hard laptop to pigeonhole. For all appearances it’s just a bigger version of the m15, but in practice it’s something entirely different. Sure they look the same, but the smaller one only really competes against other gaming lapto...
23:52, 05/22/2019

The man taking on Hong Kong from deep inside China's propaganda machine The editor of one of China's most outspoken state media outlets has doubled down on accusations that the United States is instigating a revolution in Hong Kong, as increasingly violent protests enter their eleventh weekend....
04:00, 08/17/2019

Book review: ‘AIQ’ explains machine learning fundamentals using human history Artificial intelligence can be confusing stuff. The book AIQ by statistics professors Nick Polson and James Scott explains the basics in plain English.Read More...
21:26, 08/13/2019

Gangly goal machine Veldwijk likely to lead South Africa attack "South Africa are likely to turn to gangly Dutch-born striker Lars Veldwijk as a surprise choice to lead their attack when they take on the Ivory Coast in their Africa Cup of Nations opener in Cairo on Monday."...
13:13, 06/22/2019

Climbing: Polish climber Dzienski pips lift in man vs. machine race It may not match the feeling of winning a world championship but Polish climber Marcin Dzienski's feat of racing and defeating an elevator up 23 meters will certainly have given him a lift....
13:52, 09/06/2019

Black patient arrested and accused of stealing IV machine on hospital walk A black man recovering from pneumonia has said he was arrested on suspicion of stealing his IV drip after he left hospital to take a walk on doctors' orders....
12:52, 07/02/2019

After years of big spending, tech's political machine turns to high gear "I've never seen pushback in such a fashion before," Terry Schilling, executive director of the American Principles Project, a conservative think tank, told NBC News....
19:13, 07/08/2019

Dale Earnhardt Sr. Coca-Cola machine stolen from Virginia store A Coke machine with photo of Dale Earnhardt Sr., the late NASCAR legend, was stolen in Virginia, according to the Culpeper County Sheriff's Office.        ...
19:52, 05/26/2019

The Twittering Machine by Richard Seymour review – our descent into a digital dystopia A stark polemic argues that social media may have unleashed an age of nihilism from which there is little hope of escapeBack in the blissed-out 1960s, Marshall McLuhan evangelised for the new electronic media by instructing us to “serve these objects...
12:52, 08/11/2019

An Interview With The Man Who Enraged A Minor League Baseball Team By Suggesting They Call Themselves The Humpback Chubs Today, for reasons that were at first very hard to parse, the Grand Junction Rockies, a minor-league team affiliated with the Colorado Rockies, sent out the following aggressive, since-deleted tweets:...
06:52, 06/28/2019

Scout thinks Tim Tebow has 'reached his top' as minor league season nears All-Star break While the New York Mets have kept the faith that Tim Tebow will eventually make the major leagues, one scout wondered whether a past injury and better competition are impeding his progress....
19:00, 06/14/2019

Jeffrey Epstein sexually abused and trafficked 'dozens of minor girls,' prosecutors charge Child sex trafficking charges against wealthy businessman Jeffrey Epstein were unsealed Monday morning in New York City, in advance of a court appearance by the former friend of President Donald Trump and former President Bill Clinton....
16:52, 07/08/2019

Man dies after taking part in taco-eating contest at minor league baseball game A Fresno man died Tuesday after he participated in a taco-eating contest at a minor league baseball game, officials said. Dana Hutchings, 41, was pronounced dead at Community Regional Medical Center after he was rushed there from Chukchansi Park, hom...
02:00, 08/15/2019

Dickhead Fans Send Death Threats To Minor Leaguer Over No-Hitter-Ending Bunt The Trenton Thunder outfielder who busted up a combined no-hitter on Tuesday night with a slick push bunt up the first baseline triggered a benches-clearing fracas as a result. It turns out he’s also triggered a bunch of weird assholes, as he has gon...
21:39, 06/07/2019

Nationals place Jonny Venters on the IL, shift minor league pitchers in advance of second half Erick Fedde, Austin Voth and Kyle McGowin all moved from Class AAA to Class AA Harrisburg Thursday, so as to be more easily available on short notice....
07:13, 07/12/2019

Tampa Bay Rays minor leaguer's wife, child killed in Virginia, per reports Montgomery Biscuits pitcher Blake Bivens' wife and child reportedly found dead in southern Virginia; suspect in custody.       ...
11:26, 08/28/2019

Minor league baseball team's Kaepernick joke sparks backlash, prompts apology A minor league baseball team's tweet drew the ire of fans across Twitter who took it as a jab at Colin Kaepernick amid the ongoing controversy over Nike's decision to cancel their new tennis shoe featuring a so-called "Betsy Ross" American flag....
13:39, 07/04/2019

Yankees’ minor leaguer receives death threats after his bunt breaks up no-hitter Yankees’ minor leaguer Matt Lipka has received death threats on social media after breaking up a no-hitter by bunting in the ninth inning on Tuesday.        ...
16:39, 06/07/2019

Minor league baseball owner to meet with faith leaders amid rift with CAIR A minor league baseball owner who had refused to meet with a controversial, self-described Muslim civil rights group announced Friday he now plans to meet with “influential leaders of various faith communities.”...
21:39, 08/16/2019

Blue Lives Matter patch on Minor league baseball team's jersey explained by GM The general manager of a Maryland minor league baseball team explained Wednesday why his team is wearing Blue Lives Matter patch on the back of their jerseys after a photo raised some digital eyebrows on social media....
18:00, 07/29/2019

As more MLB parks extend netting, foul ball victims urge minor league teams to do the same More than a third of MLB teams have addressed foul ball risks or have plans to do so. Will minor league franchises, faced with smaller budgets, do the same?...
01:26, 09/07/2019

El Paso minor-league baseball team rallies with 10 runs in ninth after visit to hospital The El Paso Chihuahuas, who visited survivors of last week's mass shooting, scored 10 runs in ninth inning to beat Round Rock Express 15-12 Friday.       ...
01:52, 08/11/2019

Learning from Canada’s carbon blunder Last month, Canada rolled out its federal carbon tax to four provinces, creating a new tax on all goods based on their total carbon footprint. While polluting less is a worthy goal for us all, the plan will only take money from taxpayers to fill gove...
01:13, 05/20/2019

TRD Has the Carbon Aero and 19" Wheels You Want For Your Supra This weekend marked a gathering called “The Supra Is Back To Japan Fes” a gathering of Supra enthusiasts celebrating the return of the Toyota sports car. Doing their part, TRD used this event as an opportunity to display a new Supra with the carbon a...
18:39, 05/19/2019

U.S. TVA to cut carbon emission by 70 percent by end of next decade: CEO The Tennessee Valley Authority (TVA) expects to reduce carbon emissions at the U.S.-owned power generator by 70 percent from 2005 levels by the end of the next decade, the company's chief executive officer said on Friday....
23:26, 05/31/2019

Flight risk: can we take the carbon out of air travel? Greta Thunberg’s zero-carbon Atlantic crossing is not an option for most. But it might be in years to come, if experiments with hydrogen, solar and batteries pay off“Flight shaming is not going to solve all our problems,” says Liam Megill at the star...
22:26, 08/31/2019

Aluminum's carbon footprint is dirty If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
07:13, 07/22/2019

South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
20:39, 05/26/2019

Here’s where the federal parties stand on the carbon tax For the first time in years, climate change and environmental policies are shaping up to be a major issue in the federal election campaign this fall....
13:13, 07/17/2019

Carbon fiber truck bed just a beginning General Motors engineers see promise in the carbon fiber truck bed in the GMC Sierra, evaluating the material for its possibilities in other vehicles....
06:13, 04/29/2019

What is carbon engine cleaning and is it worth it? News 29 Aug, 2019 Carbon cleaning can remove sooty carbon deposits from your engine but will it make enough of a difference to justify the price?...
15:13, 08/29/2019

How to Get Rid of Carbon Emissions: Pay Farmers to Bury Them What if there was a way to combat climate change that didn’t require technological breakthroughs, carbon taxes or eliminating all fossil fuels? Look to Iowa for the answer....
05:26, 09/12/2019

New natural gas plants will have to pay carbon tax on all emissions The change made this week means new natural-gas plants will have their emissions standard toughened each year after 2021, until in 2030 they will pay the carbon price on every ounce of their emissions....
22:00, 06/28/2019

Researchers develop modular bots that combine to form a single flexible machine The idea of small robots teaming up to form one giant robot is commonplace in sci-fi shows like Voltron, and researchers are seeking ways to make that a reality. Now, modular robots have just become more intelligent, thanks to a project at ModLab at....
22:26, 07/23/2019

Pete Buttigieg says 'media noise machine' took Thomas Jefferson comments 'out of control' South Bend, Ind. Mayor Pete Buttigieg told Fox News Sunday night that his comments about rechristening events named after Thomas Jefferson were "a great example ... of how the media noise machine on the right wing takes things out of control."...
05:39, 05/20/2019

Wells Fargo: Artificial intelligence and machine learning a 'double-edged sword' The bank's executive vice president and head of enterprise architecture detailed Wells Fargo's approach to emerging technologies such as artificial intelligence and machine learning....
07:13, 09/04/2019

Panic’s Playdate is a pint-sized gaming machine with a ‘season’ of 12 intriguing titles Tired of your smartphone games, and don’t want to take the Switch with you on the train today? Panic, renowned creator of useful Mac apps and more recently publisher of interesting games, has created a tiny handheld console that goes anywhere ...
06:13, 05/23/2019

CERN scientists join Zenuity machine learning for autonomous vehicles initiative Zenuity, a joint venture between Volvo and Autoliv, today said it plans to work with CERN to speed machine learning for autonomous vehicles.Read More...
22:00, 08/29/2019

Finally, a Top Voting Machine Maker Is Calling for Stronger Election Security Laws Over the last few decades, the state of American election cybersecurity has been excoriated by hackers who hope to fix a host of glaring problems before the entire system is exploited.Read more......
07:52, 06/11/2019

Evidence of ancient ‘time machine’ star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.5 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that’s nearly as old. Located 35,000 light-years from Earth, the younger star, known as SMSS J160540.18−...
04:13, 08/07/2019

How Google Maps uses machine learning to predict bus traffic delays in real time Google Maps uses machine learning to create bus delay forecasts to tell people in hundreds of cities around the world when the next bus arrives.Read More...
08:13, 06/28/2019

Google says it will address AI, machine learning model bias with technology called TCAV TCAV is short for Testing with Concept Activation Vectors and its a technology that can identify high concept signals and therefore defend against bias....
21:52, 05/07/2019

‘Saboteur’ cuts wire on fingerprint machine fighting LIRR overtime abuse A suspected saboteur cut a cable on a fingerprint scanning machine installed at one of the Long Island Rail Road’s busiest stations to cut down on rampant agency overtime abuse — spurring a thorough investigation of the Queens transit hub by MT...
23:52, 06/05/2019

Evidence of 14B year-old 'time machine' star found 35,000 light-years from Earth Astronomers have found evidence of one of the oldest stars in the universe, a star that lived 13.8 billion years ago, nestled inside a star that's nearly as old....
23:00, 08/06/2019

Before Cranes, Ancient Greeks May Have Used This Ingenious Lifting Machine to Move Heavy Stones Cranes first appeared in ancient Greece over 2,500 years ago, but new research suggests a primitive lifting machine—a kind of forerunner to the crane—was in use around 150 years earlier. Read more......
04:39, 08/28/2019

Macron urged to take action after British man abandons rowing machine up Mont Blanc French President Emmanuel Macron has been urged to take action after British tourist Matthew Disney abandoned a rowing machine close to the summit of Mont Blanc....
17:13, 09/04/2019

Minor League Baseball Team Claims Blue Lives Matter Flag Patch Is "Not Political" The Aberdeen Ironbirds, a Class-A affiliate of the Baltimore Orioles, defended the Blue Lives Matter flag patch on the back of their jerseys on Wednesday. The team claimed that they aren’t a political statement, but a way to honor two sheriff’s deput...
05:13, 07/26/2019

Man dies from ‘Taco Tuesday’ eating competition at Minor League Baseball game A California man died from a taco eating competition during a Fresno Grizzlies baseball game. Veuer’s Justin Kircher has the story.        ...
05:13, 08/16/2019

Zion Williamson is latest to drop off Team USA roster, amid minor injury, conditioning concerns Zion Williamson will not play for Team USA at this summer's FIBA World Cup, amid whispers he is out of shape and following a minor knee injury, The Athletic reported....
18:52, 07/23/2019

NFL Draft: Minor Leaguer credits anger of Giants' Daniel Jones pick for 3 homer game A Minor League Baseball player credited his anger over the New York Giants' first pick in the 2019 NFL Draft as the reason he recently hit three home runs....
18:39, 04/28/2019

Miami Marlins executive mixed up in controversy over minor league team's clubhouse dogs: report A Miami Marlins executive reportedly ruffled some feathers in the organization after having an issue with one of the franchise’s affiliate’s use of dogs in the clubhouse....
19:26, 05/07/2019

Bruins' Charlie McAvoy Given Minor Penalty After Leveling Josh Anderson With Brutal Illegal Check Boston Bruins defenseman Charlie McAvoy lowered his shoulder and plowed it into the jaw of Columbus Blue Jackets forward Josh Anderson in the final 20 seconds of the second period of Monday night’s Game 6. For good measure, Anderson’s head recoiled d...
04:26, 05/07/2019

El Salvadoran illegal immigrant accused of sexually abusing minor for 7 years despite 2010 deportation order An illegal immigrant from El Salvador who’s accused of sexually abusing a minor for seven years – and who’d been ordered deported in 2010 – is behind bars this week after reportedly being caught in Utah....
14:13, 08/30/2019

Salvadoran illegal immigrant accused of sexually abusing minor for 7 years despite 2010 deportation order An illegal immigrant from El Salvador who’s accused of sexually abusing a minor for seven years – and who’d been ordered deported in 2010 – is behind bars this week after reportedly being caught in Utah....
17:00, 08/30/2019

Naked triple-homicide suspect allegedly killed family of Rays minor league pitcher A crazed triple homicide suspect ran naked through a Virginia town while trying to evade police on Tuesday, according to local reports and video of the chase. The suspect, 19-year-old Matthew Bernard, allegedly killed his mother, sister, niece and a ...
10:13, 08/28/2019

Former Florida sheriff's deputy arrested after allegedly planting drugs during minor traffic stops, officials say A former Florida sheriff's deputy was arrested Wednesday after investigators say he “routinely” planted drugs on unsuspecting drivers during minor traffic stops, leading to the dismissal of nearly 120 cases in a two year period. ...
15:39, 07/11/2019

California police officer accused of soliciting minor for sex found dead in apparent suicide, cops say A San Diego police officer arrested last month for allegedly soliciting sex from a minor was found shot dead inside his home Monday in what police are calling an apparent suicide....
18:39, 08/06/2019

With 30-30 season, White Sox prospect Luis Robert wins Minor League Player of the Year award Luis Robert, White Sox prospect, was voted the 2019 USA TODAY Minor League Player of the Year after his brilliant performance this season.       ...
18:26, 09/04/2019

Mississippi River flooding forces minor league baseball team to play 40 of 43 games on road Mississippi River flooding in the Midwest has affected many people who live in Iowa, including a minor league baseball team who has been forced to play its first 40 of 43 games on the road....
00:26, 05/17/2019

Minor league baseball team apologizes to Ocasio-Cortez over 'misleading and offensive' Memorial Day video A Washington Nationals minor-league affiliate apologized Monday for a Memorial Day tribute video that appeared to show an image of Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez, D-N.Y., in between dictators Kim Jong Un and Fidel Castro while former President Ronald ...
22:26, 05/28/2019

Spain proposes EU carbon tax on energy imports Spain's acting government has called on the European Union to assess a potential carbon tax on power imports to protect the bloc's interests and help it to pursue its environmental targets amid growing public concern over climate change....
16:39, 05/27/2019

German government warming toward carbon tax: paper Germany looks set to introduce an economy-wide system of carbon emissions pricing after senior officials from both parties of Berlin's governing coalition reached a consensus on the proposal, the Frankfurter Allgemeine reported on Sunday....
20:00, 04/28/2019

Most Canadians will get more money from carbon rebate than tax will cost them: PBO Canada's budget watchdog agrees with the federal government's claim that Canadians are going to get more from the climate change tax rebate than they are paying in carbon tax....
14:13, 05/01/2019

Theresa May commits to net zero UK carbon emissions by 2050 UK to put down legislation but Greenpeace warns of impact on developing nationsTheresa May has sought to cement some legacy in the weeks before she steps down as prime minister by enshrining in law a commitment to reach net zero carbon emissions by 2...
01:52, 06/12/2019

Germany gambles on green with carbon cap plan The German government is set to present a new climate-change policy on Friday that will likely include a carbon-pricing initiative to cap the use of fossil fuels in Europe's largest economy, where the Greens party is enjoying a surge in support....
17:00, 09/18/2019

There's a limit to the rainforest's carbon storage abilities Conserving forests and restoring forest health are vital components of a comprehensive solution to climate change, but new research suggests there are limits to a rain forest's carbon storage abilities....
13:00, 08/07/2019

Pantry ingredients can help grow carbon nanotubes Baking soda, table salt, and detergent are surprisingly effective ingredients for cooking up carbon nanotubes, researchers at MIT have found. In a study published this week in the journal Angewandte Chemie, the team reports that sodium-containing ...
06:13, 05/29/2019

Finland pledges to become carbon neutral by 2035 New leftist government sets ambitious target as it plans major rise in public spendingFinland’s new left-leaning coalition government has pledged to make the country carbon neutral by 2035 as part of a policy programme that includes a major increase ...
15:13, 06/04/2019

Why Bhutan Is All Alone in the Carbon-Neutral Nation Club There’s a tiny nation nestled in the Himalaya mountains with so many trees -- and so little pollution -- that it actually gobbles up more carbon dioxide from the atmosphere than it produces. Unfortunately for the fight against global climate change, ...
13:13, 05/08/2019

Carbon monoxide leak hospitalizes 46 people Authorities in Canada say a carbon monoxide leak at a hotel in Winnipeg, Manitoba has sent 46 people to the hospital, with at least 15 of them in critical condition. (July 9)        ...
23:13, 07/09/2019

Air travellers may have to pay carbon charge to offset emissions Planned tax will make public more aware of climate harm caused by flying, ministers hopeAir passengers may have to pay an extra “carbon charge” on flights as part of a government initiative to reduce CO2 emissions and tackle the climate crisis.Passen...
02:00, 07/22/2019

German environment minister proposes carbon tax Svenja Schulze has said such a plan is important for sinking carbon emissions, yet other measures are needed. She claims the plan would not unduly burden the poor, but reward those who use less fuel....
01:00, 07/06/2019

Carbon calculator: find out how much CO2 your flight will emit The Guardian’s carbon calculator works out the emissions on flights from the world’s 100 busiest airports, as well as from selected UK airportsThe aviation sector is one of the fastest-growing polluters. It currently accounts for about 2% of global e...
14:52, 07/31/2019

People like the idea of a carbon tax - if the money is put to good use Survey of people in the US suggests the public will support carbon taxes high enough to produce big emissions cuts - if they approve of how the revenue is used...
03:39, 09/19/2019

VMware to Buy Pivotal Software and Carbon Black Software company VMware plans to buy Pivotal Software and cybersecurity provider Carbon Black, bolstering its push to allow customers to build, manage and secure applications across devices and cloud-computing environments....
01:52, 08/23/2019

6 Brazilian tourists die of carbon monoxide in Chile SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Chilean authorities say six Brazilian tourists died of carbon monoxide poisoning while staying in an old apartment in central Santiago. Authorities said Wednesday that police had been alerted by the Brazilian Embassy, which was...
04:39, 05/23/2019

The hidden carbon footprint of aluminum cars If the automotive industry's shift toward aluminum is being driven primarily by environmental concerns, it makes sense to scrutinize the carbon footprint of the aluminum industry itself. And the picture is far from uniformly positive....
17:52, 07/22/2019

We want to set a price for carbon: German finance minister Germany plans to introduce a carbon pricing model that will encourage companies to invest in technologies that use less carbon dioxide, German Finance Minister Olaf Scholz said on Thursday....
15:39, 09/19/2019

UK climate report: What your life could be like in a low-carbon future An ambitious plan to cut the UK's greenhouse gas emissions will see the country completely transform many aspects of daily life. Here's what it will mean for you...
08:00, 05/02/2019

Offsetting carbon emissions: ‘It has proved a minefield’ More and more people are trying to offset their travel emissions – so why isn’t it straightforward? We explain the options and how to navigate themHere’s the problem: in two months’ time I must travel to Malawi in southern Africa to help Gumbi Educat...
17:39, 08/02/2019

How to make the world affordably carbon-free If the world is to quit coal and gas for renewable energy sources, they have to be reliable and affordable. Is that realistic? Researchers have crunched the numbers and come up with some surprising answers....
03:39, 05/02/2019

‘Do it now’: UK must set zero-carbon target for 2050, say official advisers Committee says legally binding target is necessary, achievable and could spur global actionThe UK government must immediately set a legally binding target to cut greenhouse gas emissions to zero by 2050, its official advisers have said, signalling an...
01:52, 05/02/2019

Daily on Energy: How the US could get caught up in a ‘carbon trade war’ Subscribe today to the Washington Examiner magazine and get Washington Briefing: politics and policy stories that will keep you up to date with what's going on in Washington. SUBSCRIBE NOW: Just $1.00 an issue!...
21:26, 09/10/2019

France persuades Germany to consider EU carbon border tax France has convinced Germany to look into a European carbon border tax to protect companies investing in green technology from emission-intensive competition from abroad, a move that could heighten trade tensions with the United States....
19:13, 09/19/2019

‘Perhaps the most important isotope’: how carbon-14 revolutionised science The discovery that carbon atoms act as a marker of time of death transformed everything from biochemistry to oceanography – but the breakthrough nearly didn’t happenMartin Kamen had worked for three days and three nights without sleep. The US chemist...
22:13, 08/10/2019

A pro-growth carbon tax could lower the payroll tax rate The demand for climate change action is growing, prompting many conservatives to look for policies to address climate change while holding true to the conservative values of free markets, limited government, and fiscal responsibility....
10:00, 08/03/2019

Could fracking with carbon dioxide instead of water be greener? Using CO2 to fracture rocks for oil and gas is being touted as a more environmentally friendly approach to fracking, but it may not be greener overall...
17:26, 05/30/2019

UPDATE 1-South African carbon tax finally becomes law South Africa's long-delayed carbon tax has been enshrined in law, the treasury said on Sunday, as one of the continent's worst polluters transitions to lower emissions in its efforts to meet agreements on global climate change....
23:52, 05/26/2019

Air passengers could see carbon charge added automatically Passengers could have a carbon offsetting charge automatically added to the cost of airline tickets under plans being considered by ministers aimed at cutting emissions....
11:52, 07/22/2019

Report: Antonio Brown's gruesome foot injury was caused by a cryotherapy machine Oakland Raiders WR Antonio Brown has spent much of training camp on the non-football injury list due to some gnarly looking blisters on his feet.       ...
10:13, 08/07/2019

Twitter acquires Fabula AI, a machine learning startup that helps spot fake news Twitter has acquired Fabula AI, a London-based machine learning startup that helps spot fake news, which will underpin a new research group at Twitter.Read More...
14:52, 06/03/2019

Chile's Christiane Endler Became A Goal-Stopping Machine And Frustrated The USWNT Into A Goalless Second Half Given the low expectations for Chile entering this tournament, and the eerily similar halftime score, it seemed like the USWNT was on pace to thrash yet another opponent in the group stages of the women’s World Cup. But, as outlined in Lauren Theisen...
21:52, 06/16/2019

Machine Gun Kelly, Young Thug announce joint North American fall tour Machine Gun Kelly and Young Thug are teaming up for a 31-city North American fall tour featuring special guests Polo G, YBN Nahmir, KILLY and Strick....
21:13, 07/24/2019

Miracle medical machine ECMO makes heroic rescues, but leaves patients in limbo ECMO can help patients cheat death — but, in a moral dilemma, the miracle machine can leave patients with no prospect of survival outside the ICU.        ...
13:39, 06/17/2019

Lean, mean, grass-cutting machine: Honda breaks record for fastest lawnmower acceleration It only took Honda's Mean Mower V2 6.29 seconds to go from zero to 100 and beat the Guinness World Record for the fastest acceleration of a lawn mower.       ...
18:52, 06/11/2019

Explorium secures $19M funding to automate data science and machine learning-driven insights Part machine learning platform, part data marketplace, Explorium promises to automate data and feature discovery, and build and deploy models for your analytics and application needs....
16:26, 09/11/2019

AI and machine learning dominate World Economic Forum’s list of 2019 Technology Pioneers The World Economic Forum announced 56 companies selected as be Technology Pioneers, many using AI and machine learning across a broad range of sectors.Read More...
02:13, 07/02/2019

Sean Hannity: Mainstream media 'smear machine' in full gear for Trump's UK visit Sean Hannity took on the mainstream media Wednesday night, arguing that President Trump has exposed most of the press as an "extension of the Democratic Party." ...
14:26, 06/06/2019

A black hospital patient claims Illinois police arrested him for allegedly trying to steal IV machine Shaquille Dukes says he was walking outside a hospital when a security guard accused him of trying to steal the IV that was attached to his arm.        ...
03:52, 07/02/2019

Global Racing Team Builds Formula Race Car With a Washing Machine Motor, Finally If you’re like most people, you wake up most mornings and immediately check your Telex machine to see if there’s been any announcements that someone has finally built an open-wheeled formula race car that is powered by the motor from a washing machin...
22:39, 06/25/2019