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Elon Musk Pledges $1 Billion to Stop Evil Robots
Mr. Musk has repeatedly warned that Artificial Intelligence is today’s biggest threat to humanity. Now he’s launched a $1 billion fund to ensure robots won’t kill us all. Wicked smart.
Alaska Couple Lets Internet Users Control Their Christmas Lights
In 2010, Ken and Rebecca-Ellen, a couple in Fairbanks, Alaska, connected their Christmas tree lights to the Internet, and encouraged visitors from around the world to turn them on and off. Wow, this is better than Oculus VR.
Airbnb Host Allegedly Installed Hidden Cameras
A very strange thing you might worry about happening in an Airbnb… it happened. Yvonne Schumacher says that the Airbnb apartment she rented was equipped with a spy camera—and it caught her in some compromising positions. Say cheese.
The Fed Hikes Rates: Time to Celebrate
Earlier this week, the Fed raised interest rates. Plenty of folks are bellyaching about it, but you should be celebrating. Here’s why.
[Breakthrough] Resurrecting the Dead
Longevity is a topic of great interest to scientists, businessmen, and everyone in between. Now a Los Angeles-based start-up is taking this concept to the next level: it’s trying to bring people back from the dead—and then keep them alive forever. Insert scream here.