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How Alan Turing and His Test Became AI Legend
by Dave Roos on May 21, 2019 at 8:48 pm
First published in 1950, the Turing Test was designed to determine whether a computer would ever be able to successfully imitate a human being. So what's the state of it now? […]
The Truth Behind the Rogue Planet Nibiru
by Mark Mancini on May 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm
The idea of planet Nibiru has captivated doomsday prophets and conspiracy theorists for decades, but nobody has proven its existence. What's the deal? […]
Deep Sea Ecology with Diva Amon
on May 21, 2019 at 5:31 pm
In this episode of Stuff to Blow Your Mind, Robert and Joe chat with deep sea marine biologist Diva Amon about life in the deep ocean -- from the wonderous organisms that thrive there to the human activities that threaten their future. […]
That Time Ohio and Michigan Almost Went To War
on May 21, 2019 at 4:00 pm
Coconut Crabs: Crustaceans on Steroids
by Jesslyn Shields on May 21, 2019 at 3:00 pm
The biggest land-dwelling arthropod can crack into everything from coconuts to carcasses, but they're also really vulnerable. […]
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Will The Equality Act Actually Do Anything?
by Josh Ocampo on May 21, 2019 at 9:00 pm
On Friday, the House of Representatives passed the Equality Act—an act that provides sweeping protections for the LBGTQ community and the first of its kind to be passed by any chamber of Congress.Read more... […]
Create a 'Noticing Wall' for Your Kid
by Michelle Woo on Offspring, shared by Michelle Woo to Lifehacker on May 21, 2019 at 8:30 pm
A while ago, my mother-in-law bought some math and reading workbooks for my six-year-old daughter. When I asked my daughter if she wanted to check them out, she just looked at the big, intimidating stack and said, “No thanks.” That was fine—she’s in kindergarten and I wasn’t about to push it. Later, though, I was…Read more... […]
How to Make Pasta Without a Pasta Machine
by Claire Lower on Skillet, shared by Claire Lower to Lifehacker on May 21, 2019 at 8:00 pm
Fresh pasta is preferable to dried in most cases, but I do not have a pasta machine, nor am I in possession of very much upper body strength. Because of these shortcomings, most of my pasta-making efforts in the past have ended in too-thick noodles that take forever to cook, but once I abandoned my visions of angel…Read more... […]
How to Disable Facebook's Automatic Face Recognition Setting (If You Can)
by Brendan Hesse on May 21, 2019 at 7:30 pm
For all its posturing that privacy is a major concern, Facebook sure does keep undermining itself. The latest gaffe: Some users are reporting that the automatic facial recognition setting is conspicuously absent from their Facebook settings. This feature, which rolled out in late 2017, uses machine learning to…Read more... […]
How to Avoid Gate-Checking Your Luggage
by Nick Douglas on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Why are there a million categories that decide when you board a plane? The Intelligencer explains: Airlines figured out that random boarding is faster than back-to-front boarding, because it spreads people throughout the plane as they stow their luggage and get seated, instead of the back section getting mobbed, then…Read more... […]
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Game of Thrones Counseling Available for Upset Fans Following Series Finale
by Hannah Wigandt on May 21, 2019 at 9:00 pm
if you’re having a hard time wrapping your mind around the end of 'Game of Thrones,' or just want to vent, there's a counseling service here for you. […]
This Is What Millions of Monarch Butterflies Sound Like
by Emily Petsko on May 21, 2019 at 8:30 pm
If you want to see and hear tens of millions of butterflies, visit Michoacán, Mexico—or just watch this video instead. […]
Need a Robot Vacuum? Neato's Botvac D6 Is $330 Off This Week
by Shaunacy Ferro on May 21, 2019 at 7:00 pm
Robot vacuums are an amazingly easy way to keep your home clean, but it can be hard to convince yourself to drop hundreds on one. Except when there's a great sale, like this week's Best Buy deal on Neato's Botvac D6. […]
A New Hypersonic Jet Could Get You From New York to London in 90 Minutes
by Jake Rossen on May 21, 2019 at 6:30 pm
A private air travel startup is hoping passengers will want to travel at five times the speed of sound for $3000 a ticket. […]
The 25 Highest-Paying Entry-Level Jobs for New Graduates
by Michele Debczak on May 21, 2019 at 6:00 pm
Recent college graduates starting the job hunting process could do worse than landing one of these lucrative entry-level jobs. […]
- Archetype Family: Thinking
- Other Expressions: Professional, Student, Scholar, Judge
- Life Journey: To pursue knowledge for the sake of discovering thruth in all areas of life.
- Unique Challenge: To recognize when I’ve locked myself into a line of thinking
based on my education or experience; to remain open to new ideas.
- Lesson To Learn: To learn to listen to my gut, and to discern the differences between reason and truth.
- Defining Grace: Wisdom
- Challenge To Self: I will avoid paralysis by analysis.
THE CRONE: The wise woman who hands down information to younger women on the path to womanhood. You can also become bitter, cranky and intolerant with age.
THE SEEKER: You are on a search for truth and wisdom wherever it can be found. You can also be a lost soul.
THE PHILOSOPHER: You are on a pursuit to better understand the meaning of life . You can also become too opinionated and “certain”.
THE THEOLOGIAN: You are passionate about the study of a particular religion. You can also be dogmatic.
THE JUDGE: You excel at mediation, arbitration and cutting through to the heart of the matter with compassion , fairness and balance. You can also be prone to excessive criticism, profiling, lack of compassion, misuse of laws.
THE INVENTOR: You are a modern day alchemist that converts matter into energy or energy into matter. You can apply your skills between the spiritual , entertainment or visionary realms. You can also use your knowledge to trick , manipulate, or alter facts or systems with criminal implications.
THE SCHOLAR/STUDENT: Scholars and students bring a lively curiosity with them wherever they go.
THE GEEK: Geeks and nerds are true to themselves, and because of this they can be inspiring as friends who don’t judge books by their covers or people by their shoes.
THE SCIENTIST: Scientists are able to keep several ideas in their heads at the same time. They are as happy listening as talking and are always up for an intelligent conversation.
THE LIAR: When individuals whose stock and trade is their wisdom and knowledge cannot deliver the goods, they resort to fabrication, hiding behind their authority.
THE MISANTHROPE: While many Intellectuals are humanists, drawing information from all kinds of people and delighting in imparting wisdom to just as many, some are misanthropic.