Google's Dream Robot Is Running Wild Across the Internet

Remember a few weeks back, when we learned that Google’s artificial neural network was having creepy daydreams, turning buildings into acid trips and landscapes into Magic Eye pictures? Well, prepare to never sleep again, because last week, Google made its “inceptionism” algorithm available to the public, and the… » 7/05/15 1:00pm 28 minutes ago

The Pluto Probe Went Into Safe Mode, And We Don't Know Why

The New Horizons spacecraft is rapidly soaring closer to Pluto for our first flyby of the distant almost-planet. But something went wrong on Saturday afternoon, knocking the probe out of communication for over an hour. Now we’re back in touch and trying to figure out what happened. » 7/05/15 12:30pm 58 minutes ago

Capital Control Cuts Off Greek Access to iTunes, iCloud, and PayPal

Imagine trying to buy a song on iTunes, but finding your credit card payment blocked. You can’t pay your cloud storage subscription, either, even though you have the money. Apple just won’t accept your card, and you’re about to lose most of your files. » 7/05/15 12:00pm Today 12:00pm

That's No Moon, It's a Rock Band

Last week, classic rock band Styx met the man who named a moon after them - well, sort of. Pluto’s smallest moon, Styx, is really named after a mythological river, in keeping with International Astronomical Union naming conventions. But the SETI institute’s Mark Showalter, who discovered Styx (the moon) in 2012, says… » 7/05/15 10:00am Today 10:00am

Sterling Silver Army Men Guarantee Your Kids Are Adequately Spoiled

Those classic green plastic army men are as cheap as cheap toys get—that’s why they’re often sold by the bucket. That doesn’t mean they’re not fun, though. So if your kid was born with a silver spoon in its mouth, it only makes sense to skip the plastic and get them a set of silver army men instead. » 7/05/15 9:00am Today 9:00am