Wednesday, 16 August 2017

MH370: satellite images show 'probably man-made' objects floating in sea

MH370: satellite images show 'probably man-made' objects floating in sea

Drift analysis of debris reveals new coordinates for potential impact location

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Will AI Blur the Lines Between Physical and Virtual Reality?

Will AI Blur the Lines Between Physical and Virtual Reality?

These advances raise practical questions we have never had to address before.

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Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt

Archaeologists discover three ancient tombs in Egypt

Archaeologists have discovered three tombs that date back around 2,000 years in southern Egypt. They were found in burial grounds in the Al-Kamin al-Sahrawi area in Minya province, south of Cairo. The tombs contained a collection of different sarcophagi, or stone coffins, as well as clay fragments.

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Harrowdown Hill

Harrowdown Hill

Thom Yorke

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Why expensive wine appears to taste better

Why expensive wine appears to taste better

Price labels influence our liking of wine: The same wine tastes better to participants when it is labeled with a higher price tag. Scientists from the INSEAD Business School and the University of Bonn have discovered that the decision-making and motivation center in the brain plays a pivotal role in such price biases. The medial prefrontal cortex and the ventral striatum are particularly involved in this. The results have now been published in the journal Scientific Reports.

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The Snopes Fight Is Even Way More Complicated Than We Originally Explained

The Snopes Fight Is Even Way More Complicated Than We Originally Explained

If you read our post a few weeks ago about the very messy legal fight between Snopes and Proper Media, you may recall that we spent many, many words explaining how the story was way, way, way more complicated than most in the media were portraying it...

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Tuesday, 15 August 2017