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Ford and Honda stop collisions before they happen with pedestrian detection

Oblivious pedestrians can avoid Darwin’s Law more readily now that mass market automakers Ford and Honda are rolling out pedestrian detection and braking systems. The automakers combine radars and ...

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Walker Administration/WI DOJ appealing 120 Sing Along tickets that were thrown out

I haven't offered an update on the Solidarity Sing Along in a while, but it is still going strong. The sing along is a noon-hour singing protest that has occurred at the Wisconsin State Capitol eve...

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Google teams with Oxford to teach machines to think

Oxford professors behind spinoff startups Dark Blue Labs and Vision Factory will work with DeepMind, a London-based startup that Google bought early this year. Financial terms of the alliance we...

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Soon You'll Be Able To Detect Cancer Using Your Smartphone

The thing about cancer is that you need to catch it early. Once it spreads, it becomes harder and harder to treat. But part of the problem is making yourself go to the doctor in the first place; a ...

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Low Inflation? The Price Of Ground Beef Has Risen 17 Percent Over The Past Year

Thanks to the Federal Reserve, the middle class is slowly being suffocated by rising food prices. Every single dollar in your wallet is constantly becoming less valuable because of the inflation t...

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War Against ISIS Costing US Taxpayers $7.6 Million Per Day, Over $1 Billion to Date

It was recently admitted during a Department of Defense press conference, that the US government’s new war in Iraq and Syria is costing taxpayers an average of $7.6 million dollars per day. Last...

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How Different Countries Rank Humanity's Greatest Threats

What do you think is the greatest threat facing the world? A new survey queries people in countries all around the globe and finds that how you answer may depend on where you live — and on your pol...

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Norway Subsidizes Tesla by Waiving Sales Tax, Permits use of Bus Lane, and Offers Free Parking

Norway has been the second largest market for Teslas, only trailing behind the U.S.. The Tesla’s Model S recently became the best-selling car in the country ever. What’s behind this Tesla boom ...

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Your Walking Style Reflects Your Mind - Imitate a Happy or Sad Way of Walking and Affect Your Mood.

Slumped shoulders, high bouncing along shoulders, tight shoulders and more all reflect our mood. Happy, sad, angry and etc. Researchers recently have shown how this can work the other way, — ma...

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Poor kids who do everything right don’t do better than rich kids who do everything wrong

America is the land of opportunity, just for some more than others. That's because, in large part, inequality starts in the crib. Rich parents can afford to spend more time and money on their ki...

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American Economy is Better Positioned Than Any Other Advanced Economy in the World

Reportedly the federal budget deficit shrank to $483 billion last year, some say it is the lowest level since before the Great Recession. Higher tax revenues is the primary reasoning. >While ...

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Coming Soon to a Body Near You: Advanced Medical Implants Made of Biodegradable Metal

Body-degradable metals are not a new innovation; in fact, they've been in use for over a hundred years. So why is it such a big deal that a new $1.5 million grant by the National Science Foundation...

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Man With Severed Spinal Cord Walks Again After Cell Transplant

A man paralyzed for two years is now walking again, albeit with a frame, after a transplant to his spine. The treatment, to be published in this month's Cell Transplantation, has been under discuss...

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New App Lets You Boycott Koch Brothers, Monsanto And More By Scanning Your Shopping Cart

In her keynote speech at last year’s annual Netroots Nation gathering, Darcy Burner pitched a seemingly simple idea to the thousands of bloggers and web developers in the audience. The former Micro...

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Pentagon Warns of Immediate National Security Threats From Climate Change

Rising sea levels, hotter global temperatures, wildly fluctuating precipitation patterns, and more frequent extreme weather systems will likely intensify global instability, hunger, and poverty. Th...

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