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Germany's Best eSports Teams Gather At Intel Friday Night Games

How computers learned to beat Atari video games

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Could you beat a machine at a video game? With a new system created by artificial intelligence researchers, it just became less likely. Continue reading

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Activists Protest Proposed Canadian Tar Sands Oil Pipeline

Obama vetoes Keystone Pipeline expansion

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President Obama has vetoed a bill that would approve the Keystone Pipeline expansion, a project causing fierce debate between Republican lawmakers and environmentalists. Continue reading

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Massachusetts Buried By Yet Another Blizzard

Record snowfalls and cold raise questions of climate change

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An influx of winter storms has left Boston’s transportation systems crippled and its residents struggling to cope. Continue reading

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Burlington is first U.S. city to hit 100 percent renewable energy

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Vermont’s largest city just became the first in the U.S. to use 100 percent renewable energy, in a move that they say could serve as a model for the rest of the country. Continue reading

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How virtual reality hacks the brain

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Filmmakers and journalists are using virtual reality to trick audiences’ brains into believing that they are in a new environment. Continue reading

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