Elon Musk’s AI company created virtual robots that can sumo wrestle and play soccer

This artificial intelligence may look goofy but they’re smarter than you think. OpenAI’s bots can teach themselves how to sumo wrestle and play soccer. They learn using a “self-play” training process. The robots learn new skills in small increments by competing against copies of themselves. The winners go on to play other bots. They can […]

Where, when, and how to watch this week’s meteor shower

The Orionid meteor shower is happening this weekend. It produces some of the brightest meteors all year. The most meteors will fall between Oct. 20-22. Expect to see between 10-30 meteors an hour. The best time to spot them is around 1:30 am each night. By this time, the Moon will have set. Its absence […]

How to value a bitcoin

In the first episode of “the bit,” FundStrat Global Advisor co-founder Tom Lee explains different methodologies for valuing bitcoin. Lee shares his short-term and long-term bitcoin price targets based on these valuation methods. According to Tom Lee, 94% of the variation in the price of bitcoin is explained using their model employing Metcalfe’s Law. Metcalfe’s […]

Jeff Bezos smashes bottle of champagne while perched on top of a giant wind mill

Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos posted this video to his Twitter account Thursday. Amazon’s wind and solar farm initiatives help power Amazon Web Services (AWS) with renewable energy. AWS is the backbone of many internet companies and is a huge part of Amazon’s business outside of retail. Amazon’s ultimate goal is to reach 100% renewable energy […]

Google’s Pixel 2 phones are the best Android phones you can get

Google’s Pixel 2 is the second generation of the company’s flagship phone. Starting at $649, the phone is very similar to its predecessor, the original Pixel. The two phones have similar designs and specs. Our own Avery Hartmans and Antonio Villas-Boas, have spent about a week with the phones already. Here’s everything you need to […]

China is building a mega-airport in Beijing that will open in 2019

In China, construction is underway for one of the biggest airports in the world. Beijing Daxing Airport is about 42 miles south of the city center and will be accessible by high-speed train. Following is the text of the video. Beijing is building a massive new airport. Beijing Daxing Airport will be 18 square miles. […]

Microsoft’s new tree houses are office spaces in the woods

Microsoft’s Redmond headquarters recently unveiled its latest perk: tree houses. The campus is surrounded by 500 acres of woods, so Microsoft added some beautiful massive tree houses for employees to work at. Following is the text of the video: Microsoft has created tree house offices for their employees. Microsoft’s Pacific Northwest HQ is in Redmond, […]

Gravitational waves just helped scientists fill in a gap in the periodic table

Astronomers unlocked one of the universe’s best-kept secrets. Since the ’50s, scientists have wondered: Where do most of the elements in the periodic table come from? We know that elements like carbon, oxygen, and nitrogen are forged in the hot, dense cores of massive stars. But even stars aren’t powerful enough to create heavy elements […]

People on Twitter can’t tell if these sneakers are pink or gray

Someone uploaded a picture of some Vans sneakers to Facebook, and the internet is now in a heated debate over what color they actually are. At first glance, they appear to be teal and grey, but is that for real or are your eyes deceiving you? Take a look and decide for yourself. Following is […]

“Stranger Things” trailer reveals new details from season 2 on Netflix

The second season of “Stranger Things” is almost here, and Netflix surprised everyone by dropping a new trailer on Friday the 13th. The footage reveals a number of different things about the plot and includes some references to classic films of the time. Here’s everything we know so far. WARNING: POSSIBLE SPOILERS AHEAD. Read more: […]


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