21 February 2018

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99

Billy Graham: Influential US evangelist dies at 99 21 February 2018 Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Graham died at his home in North Carolina US evangelist Billy Graham – […]
21 February 2018

Girl calls over dolphins using a comb and a toothpick

Using a black plastic comb and a simple wooden toothpick, a girl beckoned some captive dolphins from the other side of their windowed prison. Her dad, Brad Meszaros, writes: My […]
21 February 2018

Africa:Struggles of Landless People’s Movements and Political Killings

opinionBy Henny Seibeb From this side of the Atlantic, with conviction and solidarity, the Landless People’s Movement of Namibia supports the popular struggles carried out by the grassroots landless people’s […]
21 February 2018

Boston Dynamics’ door-opening dogbot gets rough treatement

I was frightened of the door-opening Francis-Bacon-figures-at-the-base-of-a-crucifixion robot when it was first seen last week, but now Boston Dynamics has started pushing and dragging it around and all I want […]
21 February 2018

Procedurally-generated hairy balls

Etienne Bouteille made a twitter bot that “renders hairy balls” every three hours. They’re not naughty, unless you benefit from extraordinarily versatile perversions, but they are all very hairy and […]
21 February 2018

The Legends Of Tomorrow filmed a disco music video in their spare time

One benefit of starring in a show about time travel is that you get to try out looks from a whole bunch of different eras. And while decked out in […]
21 February 2018

Watch Bill Gates play “How much does the world suck?”

YouTuber Ingrid Nilsen sat down with Bill Gates to play “How much does the world suck?” and discuss some surprisingly optimistic facts about humanity. The video is a tie-in with […]
21 February 2018

Prime Minister’s Questions: The key bits and the verdict

Prime Minister’s Questions: The key bits and the verdict By Brian Wheeler Political reporter 21 February 2018 Related Topics Prime Minister’s Questions Image copyright HoC Theresa May went head-to-head with […]
21 February 2018

Ajit Pai’s Plan Will Take Broadband Away From Poor People

It’s indisputable: A broadband internet connection is vital to full participation in our society and economy. Increasingly, government services and job opportunities can only be accessed online. Indeed, homework assigned […]
21 February 2018

xView Detection Challenge: Help the Pentagon Analyze Satellite Images

On a trip to Silicon Valley last year, Defense Secretary James Mattis openly envied tech companies’ superior use of artificial intelligence technology. To help close the gap, one Pentagon unit […]