Joe Biden is turning into a human pi\u00f1ata

When Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris greeted each other on stage before Wednesday’s debate, Biden could be heard saying to her, “Go easy on me, kid.” He smiled, but the joke was on him. This time, it wasn’t just Harris who was gunning for the former vice president. Frontrunners have a target on their […]

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Viral math problem baffles mathematicians, physicists

“8÷2(2+2).” Can you solve this math problem? The equation went viral online this week on Twitter causing major confusion over the right answer. Mathematicians and physicists went nuts about it. Mike Breen, the Public Awareness Officer for the American Mathematical Society, told popular Mechanics: “The way it’s written, it’s ambiguous. In math, a lot of times there are ambiguities. Mathematicians try […]

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Brain signals decoded into written text in breakthrough research

Doctors have been able to turn brain signals for speech into written sentences in a research project that aims to transform how patients with severe disabilities communicate. The breakthrough is reportedly the first to show how the intention to utter specific words can be extracted from brain activity and converted quickly into text. According to […]

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Hamza bin Laden, the son of Osama bin Laden, is dead

Hamza bin Laden, the son and possible successor to terror kingpin Osama bin Laden, is dead, it was reported Wednesday. The United States has gathered intelligence that the al Qaeda leader’s son had died, NBC News reported, citing three American officials. The sources would not discuss details of where or when the younger bin Laden […]

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These fast-food freaks are dangerously obsessed with greasy eats

New Yorkers are known for their sophisticated tastes in food. But to some, there’s nothing better than a Crunchwrap Supreme. “If you go to the Union Square Taco Bell, you will see all of New York,” says Adam Chandler, author of the new book “Drive-Thru Dreams: A Journey Through the Heart of America’s Fast-Food Kingdom” […]

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Hackers could use self-driving cars to cause mayhem, study warns

As carmakers continue to pack their newest models with all manner of “smart” technology, researchers are concerned that connected vehicles will become an increasingly irresistible target for hackers. A new study by scientists with the Georgia Institute of Technology and Multiscale Systems Inc. suggests that if hackers find serious vulnerabilities in internet-connected cars, they could […]

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