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Google Photos will now automatically recognize pics of your pets

Google knows that your phone holds untold gigabytes of snapshots of your favorite animal friends. So the search giant is making it even easier to group those pics all together. SEE ALSO: Why the iPhone 8 Plus is a better camera than a real camera The algorithm behind Google Photos will now be able to recognize your Very Good dogs and cats automatically, and will group the reams of photos you‘ve taken of them just like it does with pics of p

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Security camera catches dog peeing on man‘s back

Sure, he‘s still a good dog, but he‘s also kind of a jerk. A man sitting on a curb using his phone in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil had an unexpected run-in with a local stray. The dog sneaks up behind the man, smells him, and then takes a piss right on his back. The man is rightfully upset, and as he chases the dog away, another stray comes to check out the action. We‘re pretty sure the second dog bet the first dog to do it. Read

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What the KRACK Wi-Fi vulnerability means for you and your devices

So it turns out your Wi-Fi is vulnerable to hackers. A newly released research paper dropped a pretty sizable security bomb: The security protocol protecting most Wi-Fi devices can essentially be bypassed, potentially allowing an attacker to intercept every password, credit-card number, or super-secret cat pic you send over the airwaves. So what, if anything, can you do about all this other than go back to the Ethernet cable-laden Dark Ages? Whi

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Kevin Hart responded to The Rock‘s workout bragging and well, he tried

There‘s never a dull moment with these two. Last week Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson posted a video of himself working out with heavy chains around his neck. No big deal or anything. He explained in the video, "Putting in work. Big dogs eat. Little crying puppies stay on the porch." In his caption, he gave a shoutout to "all my big dogs around the world as we‘re over here quietly on our weekend grind earning sweat equity," and ended the po

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The shocking similarities of artificial intelligence on and off the movie screens

Jay Iorio, futurist and Innovations Director for the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers Standards Association, joins us to talk about Artificial Intelligence on screen. Could we really fall in love with Her? Are Westworld‘s ‘reveries‘ within reach? How does a Terminator know what‘s funny? Visit CineFix for more episodes and movie-related content. Read more... More about Hbo, Artificial Intelligence, Anth

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Find Your Spark

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Flight crew accused of ‘screaming‘ as plane plummets 20,000 feet in minutes

A scary moment up in the air turned even more horrific as passengers aboard a plummeting plane claimed the flight crew started freaking out. AirAsia flight QZ535 left from Perth, Australia Sunday and headed to Bali, Indonesia. However, shortly after takeoff the plane dropped almost 23,800 feet in nine minutes, according to the Associated Press. SEE ALSO: Scared of flying? For the love of God, don‘t watch this video. The pressurization issue

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All the most badass Hillary Clinton quotes from her interviews abroad

Hillary Clinton has taken her What Happened book tour abroad, and the former Secretary of State had some pretty biting things to say about life, politics, and the Tweeter-In-Chief over the weekend. During her stints in the United Kingdom and Australia, she appeared on Australia Broadcasting Corp.‘s Four Corners and Britain‘s The Andrew Marr Show, and she made a speech in London. SEE ALSO: Hillary Clinton calls Trump the most dangerous

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These AI learn by competing against each other, and it looks ridiculous

Researchers at Elon Musk‘s startup, OpenAI, think they have discovered the most efficient way to train artificial neural networks: have them compete against each other. The researchers have created simulations of human sports, like sumo wrestling and soccer, and pitted the AI players against each other. Winning techniques are rewarded through behavioral reinforcement, while the losing AI is encouraged to try different moves. The ‘self

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Joe Jonas and Sophie Turner revealed their engagement through matching Instagram posts

Game of Thrones star Sophie Turner and Joe Jonas are engaged. Their relationship was rumored to have begun in November of 2016. The couple made their engagement official in January after posting matching photos on Instagram, with Turner captioning ‘I said yes‘ and Jonas captioning it ‘She said yes.‘ Read more...More about Instagram, Couples, Celebrity, Wedding, and Love

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F-bombs on the starboard bow! ‘Star Trek‘ swears for the first time ever

It may still be seeking out strange new worlds, but it seems the ongoing mission of Star Trek now also includes strange new words. Star Trek Discovery has warped out of FCC-controlled network space and into the neutral zone of the CBS All-Access streaming service. That allowed the writers to fire the famously strait-laced franchise‘s first ever F-bombs in Sunday night‘s episode boldly going where even the movies haven‘t dared t

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If you can‘t handle the heat, this watch might help

The ‘Aircon‘ watch might just be the solution to the age-old office argument on what the ideal temperature should be. This smart watch claims to cool you down or warm you up without touching the thermostat. Read more...More about Mashable Video, Watch, Smart Home, Real Time, and Real Time Video

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Tesla unveils a brand new dual-charging port for Chinese vehicles

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Trump and Mitch McConnell formally announce bromance in weird Rose Garden press conference

There‘s a new bromance taking Washington, D.C., by storm, and we‘re not really sure how to feel about it. On Monday afternoon, President Donald Trump and Majority Senate Leader Mitch McConnell met in the Rose Garden to discuss their upcoming agenda with regard to taxes, healthcare, judicial nominees, and more. But all they could really talk about was how much they love each other. SEE ALSO: Sports teams are deserting Trump‘s hot

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7 tech toys every college student needs in their dorm room

College is where you go to make friends and impress people easier said than done, right? Among the little tricks you can pull to get fellow students inside your dorm room (aside from leaving your door open, putting out snacks, and consistently playing acoustic guitar) there are ways to increase the foot traffic into your room and make the kinds of new acquaintances you‘ll keep forever. One of these ways involves keeping an arsenal of aweso

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If animals could talk, they‘d express high anxiety levels

Do animals also have to deal with horrible traffic, a boss that hates them, and finding time to just...breathe? Yep, pretty much. Introducing our new series ‘Talk Like The Animals‘! Subscribe for new episodes weekly: http://on.mash.to/SubscribeWatercoolerEver wonder what it‘d sound like if animals could talk? We were so curious we made it happen with sarcastic, silly and even sassy personalities. Watch all episodes right her

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3 ‘Counter-Strike‘ players banned for cheating during qualifiers

The qualifiers for the next Counter-Strike: Global Offensive Major tournament are underway and multiple teams vying for spots in the 1 million competition have had players banned for cheating. Over the weekend, three different Counter-Strike players were banned for cheating during the qualifiers for the ELeague Boston Major. KerZe of Team Optimistic and Sodah of Planetten OG were both banned in the middle of matches on Saturday, and Ciocardau of

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‘Game of Thrones‘ actor, who set a world record for reading the audiobooks, has died at age 94

Veteran British actor Roy Dotrice, best known in the U.S. for roles in Game of Thrones, Beauty and the Beast, and Picket Fences, has died at age 94, per the New York Times. The thesp won a Tony in 2000 for his role in the Broadway revival of A Moon for the Misbegotten, and played Leopold Mozart in Oscar-winning film Amadeus, but his storied career also included plenty of genre roles on the small screen, according to his official site. Dotrice pl

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Groundbreaking gravitational wave discovery shows Einstein‘s brilliance yet again

Even 100 years after the fact, Albert Einstein is still getting his due. On Monday, more than a thousand astronomers and physicists around the world celebrated the announcement of a landmark discovery. For the first time, researchers saw the immediate aftermath of the merger of two neutron stars leftover stellar remnants packed with more mass than our sun but with the diameter as small as the city of Boston. SEE ALSO: Researchers watched as gold

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Sia just announced the Christmas album we didn‘t know we needed

Move over, Mariah CareySia is coming for your holiday throne. While she‘s normally known for her emotional ballads and yearning pop songs, the Australian singer-songwriter is departing from her usual fare with the announcement that she‘s dropping a Christmas album in time for the holiday season. SEE ALSO: Sia‘s new track for the ‘My Little Pony‘ Movie is surprisingly moody and kinda great Sia‘s making your ho

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Just a miniature horse riding in the back of a car

Sometimes, you need to make do with what you‘ve got. Hannah Waskel was driving in Altoona, Iowa, with her friends on Saturday when they pulled up to a red light and spotted something a little off. In the back seat of the compact car next to them, they saw a miniature horse, just chilling. SEE ALSO: Woman tests limits of pet-friendly motel with her horse This is the most Iowa thing that has EVER happened to me pic.twitter.com/H4qjYBJ3bC Ha

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Carrie Fisher once sent a cow tongue to a sexually inappropriate Hollywood producer

Even after her death Carrie Fisher is having none of your bullshit. Heather Ross, a friend of Fisher‘s, spoke to a local radio station in Tucson, AZ. about her experience with sexual assault in Hollywood. On the 94.9 Morning Mix, Ross recalled inappropriate advances from a big name producer and how Fisher made clear she had a zero-tolerance policy for that kind of behavior. SEE ALSO: Kate Winslet refused to thank Harvey Weinstein in her 200

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Universal Music Group wants to find the next Spotify before it‘s too late

Tuhin Roy is hoping to find the next big thing in musicbefore it‘s too late. "Not only are we looking for the next Spotify or Pandora or consumer music service, but a lot of the startups we interact with are helping in less visible ways," said Roy, vice president of new digital business at Universal Music Group, one of the three major record labels. The times they are still a-changin‘. The music industry is finding its footing after a

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There‘s a red sun over Britain and Londoners are loving it

On Monday, Brits noticed that the sun had unexpectedly changed colour, which prompted everyone to start googling. SEE ALSO: Hurricane Ophelia smashes an Atlantic intensity record, heads for Ireland Monday What colour are you seeing? #redsun #yellowsky pic.twitter.com/KcgOK4xBxd GoogleTrends (@GoogleTrends) October 16, 2017 It turns out this was a side-effect of Storm OpheliaThe storm whipped up lots of Saharan dust and Iberian wildfire smoke,

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