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The ingenious neurobiology of mammalian sleep has been mathematically modeled to streamline AI memory and storage capacity.
More than 1,000 years ago in Spain's La Rioja region, monks made notes in the margins of Latin texts. These are believed to be the Spanish language's first steps onto the page.
Married couple Hava and Paul struggle to find a group home that will accept both of them together.
On one man's journey through Christianity and crude.
YouTuber Elijah Daniel, 25, is making waves on social media this week after announcing that he's buying the small American town Hell and re-naming it for Pride Month.
And a person needs to cultivate particular traits to be successful within it.
Google, some of whose employees must stretch to buy a home in the Bay Area, said Tuesday it will make a major investment to combat a housing crisis in its backyard.
Permafrost at outposts in the Canadian Arctic is thawing 70 years earlier than predicted, an expedition has discovered, in the latest sign that the global climate crisis is accelerating even faster than scientists had feared.
In just three pages, a Russian mathematician has presented a better way to color certain types of networks than many experts thought possible.
Your head is pounding, your muscles are cramping and your heart is racing. Then you get dizzy and the vomiting starts. Heatstroke kills thousands of people every year. This is what it feels like — and how to know when you're in danger.
Years of drought have left them tragically empty.
Now, armed with a better understanding of the molecules that deliver a sweet kick, scientists might be getting closer to finding a viable sugar alternative.
Pro basketball follows the winner-take-all geography of America as a whole, with free agents gravitating to New York, LA, and other big cities.
What's it like in 2019, when things have felt on fire for so long we can't remember what the sky looked like before it was filled with smoke? Was it clear? Yellow? And the moon was at night and the sun not at night?
Nitrates in beets have made them popular among exercisers, but the benefit may be even greater for less active people.
Libra, which was finally, officially announced this morning, is expected to launch in 2020 with Calibra, a digital wallet for securely storing the currency that can be used as a stand-alone app or in WhatsApp and Facebook Messenger.
I was devastated when I lost my dream job as a mortician. But I found a new sense of purpose guiding pet owners through the worst days of their lives.
Every year the last remaining Inca rope bridge still in use is cast down and a new one erected across the Apurimac river in the Cusco region of Peru.
The placemat is a lingering testament that its initial effect — to normalize a piece of Chinese culture for an unfamiliar audience — worked.
New tools in watchOS and iOS make hearing health harder to ignore.
How a rush of new industrial Internet of Things devices turned up the heat on a decades-old fight for spectrum.
Eight accusers have come forward against the "Bright" screenwriter and Hollywood scion alleging a pattern of emotional, physical and sexual abuse that spans a decade.
The man who "won" the Broward County auction for Parcel 494105-15-1371 is now the significantly less-proud owner of a 1' x 100' strip of land that starts at the curb and runs between the driveways and garages of two villas, under the dividing wall and on to the back of the lot.
Music lovers have no reason to care about this device. The iPod Touch has little in common with the beloved iPod Classic (discontinued in 2014), or even the Shuffle and Nano (put out to pasture in 2017).
Fiverr, an Israel-based startup, is a sort of white-collar TaskRabbit — a freelance platform for services like digital marketing and ghostwriting. But financial results can only tell you so much about a company, which is why we decided to hire Fiverr workers to write about Fiverr's IPO.
The top three brands remain unchanged from last year, while Facebook has noticeably stumbled.
How on earth did insulin become so expensive that Americans are forced to effectively do cross-border drug runs?
Townhomes, duplexes and apartments are effectively banned in many neighborhoods. Now some communities regret it.
As population growth continues to decline, the curve representing the world population is getting less and less steep. By the end of the century — when global population growth will have fallen to 0.1% according to the UN's projection – the world will be very close to the end of the demographic transition.
During Monday's celebration in Toronto, Raptors center and massive fella Marc Gasol wrapped his mitts around a bottle of wine and didn't let go until it was all done.
It's more than just the consumer seeing trash and then thinking it's trash, though that's probably part of it.
I didn't expect that spending a week with a couple thousand lesbians on a cruise ship would push me to radically reconsider the future I'd planned for myself.
Services like OnLive have tried and failed. Stadia and xCloud should succeed.
"We didn't really need to cheat, because we already had 3.9 GPAs."
Almost every country in the world uses metric measurements. Every country except for the United States that is. It's usually not a big problem. But there have been some close calls throughout history when people used metric instead of imperial, or vice versa with disastrous results.
This is what happens when you try to wing it.
With her mom by her side, this little big one says hello to a boat full of bipeds.
"I captured a time-lapse video of a storm producing a downburst, moving across Calgary."
These boaters are playing with fire as they commit to a totally bonkers spin.
Creating a mascot for your international sporting event can be fraught with peril, and the mascot of the Euro 2020 tournament, which was recently put on display to mark one year until the European soccer championship begins, is terrifying.
New research shows that people see driverless cars as an attractive alternative to flying. Could AVs kill the airlines?
Is it so wrong to find a glimmer of humor in an incomprehensibly devastating situation?
This gloriously gory-looking film hits theaters this August.
While this technology surely improves security and safety, it also makes us deeply comfortable.
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For years, it was the largest portal for sex on the internet. Now its fate could shape the future of Silicon Valley.
Over nearly three decades, Apa Sherpa has witnessed the effects of a warming climate and an overcrowded peak.
From "totally revolutionary" to "entirely off," the prequels serve as master classes in what to do and what not to do in visual effects.
The newspaper business is not what it used to be.
This mine shaft in Derbyshire, England goes down even further but is blocked by rubble. Local cavers have begun to clear it to explore passages which are believed to run to the end of the village.
One writer's months-long investigation of the first Garfield-licensed (and Jim Davis-sanctioned) restaurant in North America.
A sloth bear might look and sound cute and cuddly, but you don't want to mess around with this bear.
Giertz is known as the "Queen of Sh*tty Robots," but will henceforth be known as the "Woman Who Beat Elon Musk to a Tesla Pickup Truck."
Excellent fit and finish also requires leadership focus and will, something that Tesla clearly has.
While New Yorkers may come off as cold-hearted and jaded to the outside observer, they're ultimately just people waiting for the right Backstreet Boys song to come on.
There are so many delightful ways to speak the same language.
What I learned about power, real and imagined, from Trump's "senior adviser" and son-in-law.
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From lo-fi garage rock to club bangers to avant-garde jazz, we love music here at Digg. So once a week, we'll be sharing a few albums that we're currently obsessed with.
Luca Iaconi-Stewart transforms manilla folders and glue into a miniature 777 aircraft with movable components.
Reynolds speaks about how he survived growing up with four brothers, trying to stay "invisible" in high school, the battle to bring "Deadpool" to the silver screen and the tribulations of owning a gin business.
A roundup of the most interesting, thought-provoking and surprising questions that our favorite columnists addressed in recent days.
Call it the cheapest photography course you’ll ever take with inspiration, information and prompts.
From actors preparing for a Chinese opera performance to a beautiful fishing village in west Greenland, here are the winning images from this year's National Geographic contest.
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