A Robot Does the Impossible: Assembling an Ikea Chair Without Having a Meltdown

And just like that, humanity draws one step closer to the singularity, the moment when the machines grow so advanced that humans become obsolete: A robot has learned to autonomously assemble an Ikea chair without throwing anything or cursing the family dog. Researchers report today in Science Robotics that they’ve used entirely off-the-shelf parts—two industrial robot arms with force sensors and a 3-D camera—to piece together one of those Stefan…

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The making of a hardware founder

Working in tech, it’s hard to avoid the many stories and congratulatory tweets about the latest company to close a funding round, and little wonder. It’s a milestone worth celebrating before getting back to work. Yet what’s happening in the trenches before those funding announcements roll out is often more instructive. How does one decide to make the leap in the first place? How do you mold a product or…

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4 Facts That Prove Sex Isn’t As Important As You Think

If the size of the porn industry is any indication, it would seem as if humanity views all other aspects of life as distractions from what we’d prefer to be doing every moment of the day: fuckin’. But thanks to the power of data, science has found that people aren’t nearly as sex-obsessed as the conventional wisdom would have you believe … Yet in one survey, 3 Sex Doesn’t Actually…

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How to Sell more, sell fast with unlimited landing pages and websites built in minutes without Hosting, Coding, Designing or Copywriting Skills.

Are you tired of running after your designers and copywriters so that you can sell a product or service from a decent looking page? Stop right now and fire both of them. You won’t need them ever again! From the 7 Figure Marketer Daniel Adetunji comes a brand-new software… FastEye Pages  A new Landing Page and Website builder with high-converting pre-written copywriting packages included. All the page builders until now have…

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Sacrificed on the alter of science

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Here are the 12 startups in Techstars NYCs Winter 2018 class

The latest startups to participate in Techstars NYC have spent the past week pitching investors, journalists and the broader New York community. I swung by the accelerator’s new office a few days ago to meet each team. In a two-hour period, I found myself discussing everything from cryptocurrency to kitchen sanitation to gene sequencing. Here’s what the companies are up to: Acculis is building collaborative software for construction. One of the key…

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Every hidden detail you missed in new horror hit ‘A Quiet Place’

Let's talk about everything left unsaid in 'A Quiet Place'Image: Jonny Cournoyer,  Paramount Pictures Tread lightly, because spoilers for the ending of A Quiet Place are afoot. The new horror movie making noise at the box office and wowing critics is also leaving audiences speechless. And part of the success of John Krasinski’s A Quiet Place can be attributed to its subtle approach to worldbuilding, leaving many details about its…

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Farrah Abraham Had Her 9-Year-Old Daughter RECORD Her Butt Plumping Procedure For Science!

Farrah Abraham enraged her Instagram followers on Friday by sharing a video of herself getting her butt pumped full of collagen. Social media wasn’t outraged by the procedure — that’s just a normal Friday for the video vixen — but because the former Teen Mom star took her 9-year-old daughter Sophia with her! Not only is little Sophia seen in the background of Farrah’s video watching the butt plumping, she’s…

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How Trumps NASA Nominee Used a Nonprofit He Ran to Benefit Himself

Rep. James Bridenstine (R-Okla.) is a former Navy pilot with virtually no management experience in any large organization. But the Oklahoma Republican has been tapped by President Donald Trump to take over the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (NASA), a federal agency with a budget of $18.5 billion, 18,000 federal workers, and over 60,000 contract employees. For this lack of technical experiencealong with a opposition to LGBT rights Bridenstine advanced…

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These crumbling textbooks show why Oklahoma teachers are walking out

(CNN)As an English teacher at Heavener High School in eastern Oklahoma, Sarah Jane Scarberry said she has tried for years to replace her classroom’s tattered textbooks. Scarberry also shared images of her classroom’s broken desks and chairs, and said they weren’t too bad compared to other classrooms. “As for the desks, I’m more fortunate than most I guess. My husband works with me at Heavener and works in maintenance. He…

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Boehner’s Bombshell Weed Reversal Monumental For Marijuana

hands-off policy on weed. Today, it can breathe a bit easier as former Republican House Speaker John Boehner move marks a fundamental shift for a man who said nine years ago he was “unalterably opposed” to legalization, and indicates that pot is increasingly supported by the American establishment even if the Attorney General still believes “good people don’t smoke marijuana.” Pot stocks, many of which are listed in Canada because…

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This Gently Breathing Robot Cuddles You to Sleep

It's breathing. The chest rises and falls rhythmically, hypnotically. We guess it's the chest. Nobody's marketed a sleep robot before, and we're not even sure it's a robot. It looks like a pillowy four-pound kidney bean, about the size of a novelty prize at a carnival game. "Spooning the sleep robot during the night, you will be soothed to sleep," the sales literature claims, with "thousands of years of Buddhist…

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Extra glass of wine a day ‘will shorten your life by 30 minutes’

Drinking is as harmful as smoking, and more than five drinks a week lowers life expectancy, say researchers Drinking will shorten your life, according to a study that suggests every glass of wine or pint of beer over the daily recommended limit will cut half an hour from the expected lifespan of a 40-year-old. Those who think a glass of red wine every evening will help keep the heart healthy…

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Marijuana legalization could help offset opioid epidemic, studies find

(CNN)Experts have proposed using medical marijuana to help Americans struggling with opioid addiction. Now, two studies suggest that there is merit to that strategy. The researchers found that states that allow the use of cannabis for medical purposes had 2.21 million fewer daily doses of opioids prescribed per year under Medicare Part D, compared with those states without medical cannabis laws. Opioid prescriptions under Medicaid also dropped by 5.88% in…

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Elite Dating Apps Threaten to Make Americas Wealth Gap Worse

Data: Institute for Family Studies The app initially targeted Bay Area singles. “There’s pure, unbridled ambition here, and that was something that I wanted to rein in and help people who are busy and doing amazing things find other people who are busy and doing amazing things,” says founder Amanda Bradford, a Carnegie Mellon University computer science graduate who peppers her conversation with phrases like “love, love, love.” Bradford was working toward her…

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