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Science Friday is a source for entertaining and educational stories about science, technology, and other cool stuff. Science Friday airs live on nearly 400 public radio stations throughout the United States and you can visit the site for the podcast and many more interesting videos and articles.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Winding River Aerial View

This weeks wallpaper is a winding river viewed from above the clouds, saturated with color and shining in the sun. Pale orange and gold sunlight spills from the sky, casting bright highlights on the clouds and reflecting off the river. The cloud layer in the background gives way to darker clouds in the foreground, with heads bubbling up on either side of the image. Icons are fine in the darker areas but wash out in lighter areas of this background.

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This online Artificial Intelligence course is free for everyone

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Helsinki University is offering a free online Artificial Intelligence course in English to anyone, anywhere.

This free Artificial Intelligence (AI) online course is made for non-technical people so no special knowledge or skills are needed to take the course. AI is embedded in so many part of our lives - this course is meant to dispel any mystery around the technology that AI uses, the impact it has on our lives and how AI will develop in the coming years.

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How to get rid of the volume pop-up display in Windows 8.1 and 10

Here's how to hide the volume display pop-up that appears in the upper left part of the screen on Windows 8.1 and 10.

A volume control pop up started appearing in the upper left part of the screen on one of my monitors this week. After watching it come and go I decided to find out what it was, and if it could be hidden or disabled. Some people may find it useful, others an annoyance. You can adjust the volume using the pop-up, but it can't be moved.

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This stunning interactive weather map shows real time weather conditions around the world

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Weather forecasting and analysis has never looked so good. Get worldwide temperature, precipitation, cloud cover, storm and other weather data at a glance with this mesmerizing weather map.

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Wallpaper of the Week: Weathered wood and barbed wire fence

This week's wallpaper is a weathered wood and barbed wire fence. It overlooks a large field of grasses that dips down to the feet of a line of hills. Clouds pepper the sky in horizontal formations. This is almost a black and white image, with the fence and foreground grasses black and white against slightly colored hills and sky. There's a black border at the top and bottom of the image, with the photographers website added in small white letters on the bottom right. Depending on your device and resolution, the black borders may not be visible.

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