complex life on earth started sooner than previously thought: study

Microbes have been able to oxygenate photosynthesis at least a billion years earlier in Earth’s history than previously thought. This hypothesis put forward by British biologists at Imperial College London has upset the widely accepted theory of the moment of the appearance of complex life…

“Old” algorithm beats modern StarCraft opponents

An algorithm created from old artificial intelligence methods triumphed against other technically more advanced programs last weekend at a StarCraft competition in Edmonton. Despite recent advances in artificial intelligence, the “old” SAIDA has demonstrated its relevance by winning 95.91% of its 2590 matches of StarCraft: Brood War . This…

Tommy Chong announces that he has prostate cancer

Tommy Chong, popular comedian and actor best known for his marijuana based humor announced Saturday on CNN that he is battling prostate cancer. Chong was on CNN discussing recent attempts to decriminalize marijuana in the city of New York. Chong stated “I’ve got prostate cancer,…