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Amazon Sells A Robotic That Judges How You Look, As if You Wanted That

Do you want extra judgment in your life? Don’t really feel like your loved ones, colleagues and roommates are providing you with sufficient flak day-to-day? Now you possibly can pay for a robotic to do this. On Wednesday, Amazon unveiled Echo Look, a digital camera meant to “enable you to look your finest.” In response to Amazon, the gadget can take full-length images of you and, amongst different options, it

Astronaut Demonstrates How He Makes A PB&J Sandwich In Area

WEIRD NEWS 04/26/2017 12:16 pm ET It’s all the time good to have a style of residence ― even if you’re 220 miles above Earth. So it’s pure that NASA astronaut Robert Kimbrough may get a hankering for a peanut butter and jelly sandwich whereas orbiting across the planet on the International Space Station. However as he demonstrates within the video above, making a sandwich in microgravity presents some challenges, resembling

Father Kills Toddler On Fb Dwell

For the second time in roughly every week, a brutal killing has been uploaded to Fb. In keeping with police, a 20-year-old man on Monday used Fb Dwell to stream the hanging of his 11-month-old daughter. The video, which was filmed at an deserted resort in Phuket, Thailand, confirmed the person tie a noose across the baby’s neck earlier than dropping her over the aspect of the constructing. The kid’s

Recreation information malware ‘focused greater than 500,000 customers’

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption Android units have been focused by the apps, which might obtain malicious software program as soon as put in App-based guides for video games, together with Fifa and Pokemon Go, have been used to focus on greater than 500,000 Android customers with malware, a cyber-security firm has mentioned. The apps, found on the Google Play Retailer, have been designed to take management of units earlier

UK protests over entry to Twitter knowledge

Picture copyright AFP Picture caption The federal government has stated it’s “protesting” in opposition to the choice to limit entry to knowledge The British authorities is protesting in opposition to Twitter’s resolution to withdraw entry to consumer knowledge used to research potential terrorist plots. The knowledge was beforehand utilized by the police and the MI5 intelligence company. Nevertheless, the Telegraph newspaper cited industry sources, in a report on 25 April,

Fitbit investigates report of ‘exploding’ tracker

Picture copyright ABC Picture caption Dina Mitchell advised ABC Information that her Fitbit caught fireplace whereas on her arm Fitbit has mentioned it’s investigating a report from a Wisconsin lady who mentioned she suffered second-degree burns when her health tracker caught fireplace. Dina Mitchell told ABC News that the Flex 2 started to combust on her wrist whereas she was studying a guide. “It burned the heck out of my

Ted 2017: Scary robots that need to be helpful

Picture caption SpotMini went down effectively with the Ted crowd Boston Dynamics founder Prof Marc Raibert got here to the Ted (Know-how, Leisure and Design) convention with a brand new message about his military-funded robots – they may discover methods in to houses and on to the streets. He revealed a video of one of many firm’s dog-like robots, SpotMini, delivering parcels to staff’ houses. Its Atlas robotic was additionally

MP asks Fb to deal with ‘faux information’ as election approaches

Picture copyright Getty Photographs Picture caption Mr Collins just lately launched a parliamentary inquiry into faux information An MP has urged Fb to deal with faux information within the run-up to the UK’s normal election on eight June. Conservative MP Damian Collins expressed his considerations to the Guardian newspaper, saying faux information threatened “the integrity of democracy”. A parliamentary inquiry analyzing the “rising phenomenon of pretend information” was launched by

Waymo Is Quietly Successful The Self-Driving Automobile Race

If actions converse louder than phrases, the self-driving automobile firm Waymo may as nicely be shouting. Waymo, the startup spun off from Google final 12 months, stated Monday it would add 500 self-driving Chrysler Pacifica minivans to its fleet, bringing the whole variety of autonomous autos it has on the highway to about 600. The majority of these extra minivans will function within the Phoenix space, the place Waymo has

Ted 2017: The girl who needs China to eat bugs

Picture copyright Ryan Lash/Ted Picture caption Matilda Ho is a Ted Fellow, an award given by the convention to younger entrepreneurs making a distinction A Chinese language entrepreneur is selling edible bugs and on-line farmers’ markets in a marketing campaign to enhance consuming habits within the nation. Matilda Ho spoke on the Ted (Expertise, Leisure and Design) convention about the necessity to unfold the message about wholesome consuming. She is