An artwork created by artificial intelligence sold for 45 times more than estimated

An AI-generated artwork by French collective Obvious went for a high price.Image: TIMOTHY A. CLARY / AFP/Getty Images Well, here’s another job artificial intelligence can do instead of humans. AI-generated artwork Portrait of Edmond Belamy sold for 45 times its anticipated price at Christie’s, going under the hammer for an…

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Eric Holder on Republicans: ‘When they go low, we kick them’

(CNN)In the debate over whether Democrats should go low against President Donald Trump and Republican lawmakers or rise above partisan attacks, count former Attorney General Eric Holder as an advocate of getting into the gutter. “When I say we kick them, I don’t mean we do anything inappropriate, we don’t…

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Where does police brutality fit in America’s first law enforcement museum?

The Washington institution is likely to spark debate over whether it gets the tone right in an era of police shootings and allegations of racism In narrative terms, it is like threading a needle. Americas first museum dedicated to law enforcement cannot avoid the racially charged subject of Ferguson, Missouri,…

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35 Thought-Provoking Illustrations That I Created Over The Past Couple Of Years

In 2010 I made a five-month trip from Sydney to Beijing. During my travels, I met so many great artists and designers that I knew that as soon as I returned home to Germany illustration would be my new path. I worked on watercolor drawings and portraits, but something was…

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One-Third Of Americas Gluten-Free Restaurants Are Not, Preliminary Study Finds

In restaurants across the US, one in three food items labeled “gluten-free” were found to have traces of the protein despite being advertised otherwise, according to a preliminary study presented earlier this week at the annual American College of Gastroenterology scientific meeting. And if you have a hankering for gluten-free pasta, pizzas, or…

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This Woman Hired Photo Retouchers For Different Prices, And The Results Speak For Themselves

The age-old saying ‘you get what you pay for’ is more relevant today than ever, with deregulation, zero hours contracts, outsourcing and competition from emerging markets pushing prices for services lower and lower. Professional photographer Irene Rudnyk decided to investigate what this means for her industry, by logging onto popular…

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Cannabis Could Be More Harmful To Teenagers’ Brains Than Alcohol

A new study suggests that cannabis smoking affects teenagers more than drinking alcohol. It seems that marijuana impacts thinking, memory, and behavior even after people stop using it. The research, published in the American Journal of Psychiatry, followed 3,826 students starting from age 13 in the Greater Montreal area. The team…

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Wolves Airlifted To US Island For Reboot Of Worlds Longest-Running Predator-Prey Experiment

At some point during the turn of the 20th century, moose and gray wolves wandered across the frozen surface of the Minnesota side of Lake Superior and settled onto Isle Royale, a forested, picturesque, and human-free Island. From these pioneering individuals, distinct populations of each species were founded – one…

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