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Microsoft Research's Lin Xiao earns Test of Time award at NeurIPS

Microsoft Research's Lin Xiao earns Test of Time award at NeurIPS

3 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

The NeurIPS conference honored Microsoft Research's Lin Xiao with the Test of Time award this week for important and lasting contributions to AI.
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Inuit hunters navigating climate-change-induced ice loss now have an app for that - and more

5 hours ago   |   NY Daily News

Navigating climate-change-induced ice loss while hunting? There's an app for that. Inuit hunters now have a new tool at their disposal, thanks to a melding of indigenous...
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Why Volcanologists Didn't Predict New Zealand's Deadly Eruption

5 hours ago   |   Wired

Scientists knew White Island was showing signs of “volcanic unrest,” but their arsenal of data and sensors couldn't prepare them for tragedy.
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Sony just gave us a detailed look at what's coming to the PlayStation 4 in early 2020

Sony just gave us a detailed look at what's coming to the PlayStation 4 in early 2020

7 hours ago   |   Business Insider

Sony showcased some of the PlayStation 4's upcoming titles during a 20-minute State of Play presentation on December 10. The presentation included the world premiere of...
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ELLIS launches $220 million initiative to keep AI talent in Europe

ELLIS launches $220 million initiative to keep AI talent in Europe

7 hours ago   |   Venture Beat

The European Laboratory for Learning and Intelligent Systems today announced a €200 million initiative in 17 cities to attract and retain AI talent.
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Leaders ‘criminally negligent' if they ignore climate science, says Al Gore

11 hours ago   |   National Post

By Megan Rowling
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Final full moon of the decade to rise at 12:12 on 12/12

11 hours ago   |   ABC

The moon, dubbed the "cold moon," will rise low on the horizon and appear very large, according to AccuWeather.
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Rex Murphy: Capt. Kenney journeys to the heart of the Obfuscation Galaxy

12 hours ago   |   National Post

Early this week Captain Kenney and at least eight other explorers travelled from the Alberta Belt to spend all of Monday and Tuesday in hoped-for meetings with the space-time...
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TikTok Releases Its List of 2019's Top Memes, Videos, Dance Challenges and More

12 hours ago   |   Time   |   2 articles

If you want to set a movie in 2019, include a TikTok. 2019 was its year. The video-sharing social networking app - owned by Chinese tech company ByteDance - rocketed in...
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The top 10 viral videos on TikTok this year include 'Kombucha Girl,' Crocs, shaving cream, and David Dobrik

The top 10 viral videos on TikTok this year include 'Kombucha Girl,' Crocs, shaving cream, and David Dobrik

13 hours ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

TikTok had a huge year in 2019, surging in popularity, creating viral stars, and influencing pop culture. The top 10 viral videos of the year on TikTok show comedy reigns on...
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Yankees signing Gerrit Cole to record $324 million deal

Yankees signing Gerrit Cole to record $324 million deal

Gerrit Cole is a Yankee. The Yankees won the bidding war for the 29-year-old ace with a nine-year, $324 million contract at the winter meetings late Tuesday night, The Post's... Read more ...

Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

Philip McKeon, former child actor, has died at 55

Philip McKeon, the former child actor best known for his role on the CBS sitcom “Alice,” died Tuesday, a family spokesman said. He was 55. McKeon died in Texas after a long... Read more ...

Federal judge blocks use of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build...

Federal judge blocks use of billions of dollars in Pentagon funds to build border wall

A federal judge has ruled the Trump administration cannot use military construction funds to build additional barriers on the southern border. Read more ...

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Pigeons in tiny cowboy hats are a mystery in Las Vegas

Las Vegas residents spotted two of the birds around town in tiny cowboy hats this week. No one seems to know how the birds got the hats, but it worries a local bird rescue group. Read more ...

US pauses training of hundreds of Saudi military personnel after deadly...

US pauses training of hundreds of Saudi military personnel after deadly Pensacola shooting

The pause comes as the U.S. military reviews of how the Pentagon screens foreign military students. Read more ...

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby loses appeal of his conviction in sexual assault case

Bill Cosby lost his bid to overturn his sexual assault conviction Tuesday, as an appeals court upheld the verdict in the first celebrity trial of the MeToo era. Read more ...

Merriam-Webster declares its 2019 word of the year

Merriam-Webster declares its 2019 word of the year

The choice was based on a 313% increase in lookups on the company's search site, Merriam-Webster.com, this year when compared with 2018. Read more ...

Final full moon of the decade peaks this week

Final full moon of the decade peaks this week

Stargazers will be treated to multiple celestial events this week, including the rise of the decade's final full moon, viewings of two of our solar system's planets and... Read more ...

Read the full articles of impeachment document here

Read the full articles of impeachment document here

Democrats on the House Judiciary Committee revealed two articles of impeachment against President Donald Trump Tuesday, setting in motion a historic chain of events in our... Read more ...

Dream House of the Week: Matthew Perry's Los Angeles penthouse

Dream House of the Week: Matthew Perry's Los Angeles penthouse

Could this home *be* any more luxurious? Read more ...