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  • Tech firm creates robot that bests humans in reading comprehension

    01/15/2018 11:56:11 AM PST · by ItsOnlyDaryl · 42 replies
    Scope News ^ | 1.15.18 | Chris Agee
    Chinese technology conglomerate Alibaba has recently tested a new artificial intelligence network that outperformed humans in reading and comprehending text. The robot was asked each of the 100,000 questions comprising the comprehension test, according to Bloomberg. Its 82.44 score narrowly bested the 83.304 achieved by human subjects.
  • Tonya Harding Would Like Her Apology Now

    01/10/2018 7:19:40 AM PST · by simpson96 · 78 replies
    New York Times ^ | 1/10/2018 | Taffy Brodesser-Akner
    BATTLE GROUND, Wash. —Tonya Harding’s name isn’t Tonya Harding anymore. “My name is Tonya Price,” she said, when she saw me taking notes. In 2010, she had just returned home to Washington from Los Angeles,(snip) She was having drinks with a friend when she spotted one Joe Price, a heating and air-conditioning worker, on the karaoke stage. He was singing “Great Balls of Fire.” “I’m going, damn, he’s got beautiful eyes,” she said. “I mean the eyes are the center to your soul, O.K.? You might have a nice butt, but I want to see the eyes.” Within weeks she...
  • NFL Heiress Allegedly Attacked Man with Her Purse and Used Anti-Semitic Slurs on New Year's Eve

    01/04/2018 12:43:10 PM PST · by simpson96 · 49 replies
    People ^ | 1/4/2018 | Stephanie Petit
    The socialite daughter of former Washington Redskins owner Jack Kent Cooke was arrested Wednesday following an altercation on New Year’s Eve, where she allegedly left a man bloodied after hitting him with her purse. The New York Police Department confirmed to PEOPLE that Jacqueline Kent Cooke, 29, was charged with second-degree assault. The incident took place at a restaurant on the Upper East Side of Manhattan, when Cooke allegedly made an anti-Semitic remark in the coat check line, police said. Andrew T. Miltenberg, a lawyer for alleged victim Matthew Haberkorn, tells PEOPLE that Cooke allegedly said words to the effect...
  • Japanese Parents Locked Daughter in Room for 15 Years Until She Died: Police

    12/28/2017 12:02:26 PM PST · by BenLurkin · 23 replies
    ktla ^ | 12/28/2017
    The daughter, 33, weighed less than 42 pounds — about the average weight of a 4-year-old — when her body was discovered Saturday, police said. She appeared to have died from exposure to the cold, police said. The couple, who live in Osaka, kept their daughter in an unheated structure next to their house, according to police. The room measured about 39 square feet and the pair locked it from the outside, police said. Her parents fed the woman one meal a day and forced her to drink water through a tube, police said. The couple, who were arrested Tuesday...
  • Eating Fish Weekly Raises IQ By Almost 5 Points In Children, Study Finds

    12/24/2017 2:27:39 PM PST · by blam · 60 replies
    Fox News ^ | 12-24-1017
    A study by a research team from the University of Pennsylvania found that eating fish at least once a week can raise children’s IQ by nearly 5 points in the Wechsler Intelligence Scale. The study was conducted last month among 541 Chinese children between the ages of 9 and 11. The children answered questionnaires about how often they had eaten fish in the past four weeks and the options ranged from “never” to “at least once a week.” The findings showed that those who eat fish once a week scored 4.8 points higher on the IQ test than those who...
  • Serial killer Todd Kohlhepp claims to have more victims (SC)

    12/12/2017 1:51:54 PM PST · by Gamecock · 22 replies ^ | Dec 11, 2017 | Daniel J. Gross
    Convicted serial killer Todd Kohlhepp, in a letter to the Herald-Journal, said he has more victims who have not been discovered. The FBI has a pending investigation, but a spokesman would not comment further on the matter. “We can’t comment specifically on what we’re doing, other than what I’ve said before — that we have a pending investigation,” said Don Wood, chief division council with the bureau’s field office in Columbia. Earlier this year, Kohlhepp, 46, was convicted of killing seven people and was handed seven life sentences plus 60 years in prison. He was arrested in November 2016 after...
  • ha! black conservative drops a truth bomb about racism in america

    12/09/2017 6:54:33 AM PST · by x1stcav · 14 replies
    twitchy ^ | 12/9/17 | Candace Owens
    Vlogger Candace Owens posted a video about racism in America. She focused primarily on how the Left abuses the word “racist” and “racism” as a means of controlling African American Voters. The Left says everything in racist so that blacks won’t think twice about voting for a Republican. Her analysis is SPOT ON.
  • Two 20-yr-old black Republicans win elections in ‘blue state’ (Connecticut - video)

    11/11/2017 9:24:47 PM PST · by Beave Meister · 33 replies
    DML News ^ | 11/11/2017 | ANNETA GRIFFEE
    Two 20-year-old college juniors, who have been best friends since middle school, are believed to have become the youngest black Republicans to ever be elected to public office in Connecticut. Ed Ford Jr. and Tyrell Brown both become passionate about politics at a young age, and served as president and vice-president of student government during their senior year of high school. In Tuesday’s elections, they each won a seat in public office, with Ford winning a spot on the Middletown school board, where he attended school, and Brown being elected to the Middletown Planning and Zoning Commission, WTNH News8 reports....
  • ...Male rape victims of Jeffrey Dahmer - one of America's most notorious serial killers - reveal...

    11/11/2017 10:12:50 AM PST · by Morgana · 11 replies
    DAILY MAIL UK ^ | Nov. 11, 2017 | James Gordon For
    FULL TITLE: 'I thought about killing him, I thought about killing myself': Male rape victims of Jeffrey Dahmer - one of America's most notorious serial killers - reveal why he stopped short of murdering them Serial killer Jeffrey Dahmer has been dead for more than 23 years, but the murders and dismemberments of the 17 boys and men he killed, and sometimes ate, still haunt the living today. Two men have given interviews to reveal Dahmer raped them during his military service, are now speaking out about the murderer who they call a 'sociopath.' Preston Davis was 20 years old...
  • Billionaire CEO of SoftBank: Robots will have an IQ of 10,000 in 30 years

    10/26/2017 9:23:51 PM PDT · by BenLurkin · 33 replies
    cnbc ^ | 4:54 PM ET Wed, 25 Oct 2017 | Catherine Clifford
    The idea of machine learning becoming smarter than the human brain is often referred to as the "singularity." When exactly this will happen is oft-debated among the tech community. "Singularity is the concept that [mankind's] brain will be surpassed, this is the tipping point, crossing point, that artificial intelligence, computer intelligence surpass [mankind's] brain and that is happening in this century for sure. I would say there is no more debate, no more doubt," Son says. Son is particularly aggressive in his prediction of how soon the singularity will happen — in the "next 30 years or so," he says....
  • CNBCs own 'Dr. Doom' Faber: 'Thank God white people populated America'

    10/17/2017 1:50:53 PM PDT · by DCBryan1 · 152 replies
    CNBC ^ | Jeff Cox | @JeffCoxCNBCcom
    Market doomsayer Marc "Dr. Doom" Faber has launched a racially charged diatribe in his latest newsletter, alleging that the U.S. is great primarily because it is ruled by white people. The eccentric Gloom, Boom & Doom report author, who often speaks on CNBC and other financial media, generally forecasting some type of market downturn, focused his latest comments on the racial conflicts happening around the country. (A CNBC spokesperson said it will not book him in the future.) "And thank God white people populated America, and not the blacks. Otherwise, the US would look like Zimbabwe, which it might look...
  • Naked pensioners trash luxury hotel in late night rampage

    09/07/2017 8:51:29 AM PDT · by Gamecock · 54 replies
    The Scotsman ^ | 01 September 2017 | GORDON CURRIE
    A pair of pensioners caused chaos and destruction during a late night naked rampage at a luxury Perthshire hotel. Staff at the hotel were so scared of the elderly couple they fled for their lives and ran two miles on foot to the safety of the nearest village. The MacDonald Rannoch hotel in Perth. Retired chartered surveyor Robert Fergus, 72, was completely naked as he ran amok with a pair of scissors in the public reception of the MacDonald Loch Rannoch Hotel. His 69-year-old wife Ruth was sporting just a nightie as she threatened to gun down staff members as...
  • Diamond and Silk Monitors The White House Press Briefing With Sarah Huckabee Sanders

    09/01/2017 4:30:12 PM PDT · by Kalamata · 26 replies
    YouTube ^ | September 01, 2017 | Diamond & Silk
    Diamond & Silk interrupt the Briefing to tell off the rude Press Corps.
  • Reverse Missions to the 'Dark Continent': Africa is now sending missionaries to Europe

    08/22/2017 8:52:21 AM PDT · by SeekAndFind · 11 replies
    Christian Post ^ | 06/11/2012 | Wallace Henley
    "This is such a dark place."The irony stopped me in my tracks. The speaker was Jonas Kouassi-Zessia, an African émigré to Europe who had planted a church there.In the 19th and 20th centuries Europe – and America – was sending missionaries to Africa. Europeans and Americans referred to Africa as the "Dark Continent." Now, in the eyes of an African Christian leader, it was Europe shrouded in darkness.I recently spent two weeks with Pastor Kouassi-Zessia in Copenhagen, and with his counterparts in Paris. I was there to conduct "Globequake" conferences, focusing on helping churches stay steady and minister effectively in...
  • Oregon Couple Forced to Give Up Children Due to Low IQ

    08/20/2017 6:15:35 PM PDT · by hapnHal · 39 replies
    20 August | hapnHal
    Controversy as Oregon couple are forced to give up their children to social services after they were deemed 'not intelligent enough' to care for the babies. Amy Fabbrini, 31, and Eric Ziegler, 38, had both of their children taken into foster care, the youngest right after he was born in the hospital. After taking a required IQ test, Ziegler scored a meager 66 and Fabbrini a 72. The IQ of the average person ranges anywhere from 90-110. Domestic abuse and neglect were not factors in the custody case, but didn't need to be, according to a report. Fabbrini and Ziegler...
  • White Nationalist Calls Trump’s Denouncement Of Hate Groups ‘Kumbaya Nonsense’

    08/14/2017 6:48:47 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    The Huffington Post ^ | August 14, 2017 | Dana Liebelson
    ALEXANDRIA, Va. ― Richard Spencer, the 39-year-old white nationalist leader, said Monday that he did not take President Donald Trump’s statement denouncing hate groups seriously, and two of Spencer’s associates shared a somewhat similar sentiment with HuffPost. “The statement today was more Kumbaya nonsense,” Spencer said, speaking to reporters in his office and part-time home in Alexandria, Virginia. “He sounded like a Sunday school teacher. I just don’t take him seriously ... it sounded so hollow and vapid.” Trump’s statement Monday was technically his most direct denunciation of white supremacy in the wake of violent protests in Charlottesville, Virginia, over...
  • Upper Palaeolithic engraved human bone associated with ritualistic cannibalism UK

    08/12/2017 12:34:53 PM PDT · by Openurmind · 15 replies
    PLOS one ^ | 8/917 | PLOS one
    Abstract Cut-marked and broken human bones are a recurrent feature of Magdalenian (~17–12,000 years BP, uncalibrated dates) European sites. Human remains at Gough’s Cave (UK) have been modified as part of a Magdalenian mortuary ritual that combined the intensive processing of entire corpses to extract edible tissues and the modification of skulls to produce skull-cups. A human radius from Gough’s Cave shows evidence of cut marks, percussion damage and human tooth marks, indicative of cannibalism, as well as a set of unusual zig-zagging incisions on the lateral side of the diaphysis. These latter incisions cannot be unambiguously associated with filleting...
  • Diamond and Silk rip YouTube, say 95% of videos demonetized over Trump support

    08/10/2017 3:56:08 PM PDT · by ptsal · 35 replies
    The Washington Times ^ | Aug 10, 2017 | Douglas Ernst
    Two of President Trump’s most ardent supporters, the YouTube stars known as Diamond and Silk, say a financial stranglehold has been placed on their videos. Lynnette Hardway and Rochelle Richardson of North Carolina, whose support of Mr. Trump and no-nonsense delivery during the 2016 U.S. presidential season turned them into online sensations, said Thursday their YouTube videos have become casualties of the company’s attempt to silence “extremism.”“@YouTube @TeamYouTube stopped over 95% percent of our videos from being monetized, stating: ‘It’s Not Suitable For All Advertisers,’” the two said in a series of tweets. “Wonder if @YouTube @TeamYouTube stopped the monetization...
  • What do DEMO, the letter C and RATS have in common? (Youtube's Diamond and Silk)

    08/05/2017 3:10:37 PM PDT · by simpson96 · 4 replies
    Youtube ^ | 7/15/2017 | The Viewer's View
    Video at link.
  • 'Good Times' star Jimmie Walker supports Trump, slams PC culture

    08/03/2017 6:47:17 PM PDT · by Signalman · 41 replies
    NY Post ^ | 8/3/2017 | Carol Glines
    Former "Good Times" star Jimmie Walker is supporting President Trump. At least most of the time, said the veteran comedian, who considers himself "a logical Independent." Of Trump he said, "I'm for probably 90 percent of the things he does." He clarified, "That means I'm not against Trump, but he makes mistakes, too." Walker, who shot to fame with his "Good Times" sitcom catch phrase "Dynomite!" in the 1970s, said he differs greatly from his fellow Hollywood comedians when it comes to politics. “There's not one positive Trump joke out here,” he explained. “No President has been attacked in recent...