Hill-Man Morning Show

A Computer Learned How to Solve Crimes by Binge Watching CSI

This feels like something straight out of science fiction, but it's real:  Scientists at the University of Edinburgh have trained a COMPUTER to SOLVE CRIMES.  And it's really good at it.

But the way they trained it is the best part:  They had it binge watch "CSI".

And after 39 episodes, the artificial intelligence started figuring out how to hunt for clues and process them, watch for suspicious body language, and recognize unusual behavior.

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Six Weird Things We Do But Don't Talk About

Someone asked 1,500 people about things lots of us do, but never talk about.  Some are boring, everyday things.  Some are gross.  And some are just weird.  Here are six questions, and how many people have done them . . .

 

1.  When you sit down to eat in front of the TV, do you ever delay eating until you've found something good to watch? 

     82% said yes.

 

2.  Before you use the bathroom, do you ever check behind the shower curtain to make sure no one's there spying on you? 

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Nutritionists Rank Halloween Candy From Best to Worst

Some nutritionists ranked Halloween candy from the best to worst for you.  They based it on things like calories and sugar grams . . . whether there's any protein or fiber to help keep you full . . . and how LONG they take to eat. 

Here's their list of nine candies, starting with the best . . .

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A Man Lives in the Woods For 10 Years to Get Away From His Wife

This might be THE most extreme passive-aggressive way anyone's ever gotten out of a bad marriage.

A little over a decade ago, a guy in his early 50s named Malcolm Applegate from Hampshire, England was finally OVER his wife nagging him.

So . . . he disappeared.  Literally.  One day he vanished, and no one heard from him again for a decade.

But he recently turned up again at a center called Emmaus Greenwich that helps homeless people get back on their feet.

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Your Netflix Subscription Is about to Be More Expensive

Netflix is raising its prices by 10% next month on most plans . . . and naturally people will be angry.  But let's face it, you're going to pay, because . . . "Stranger Things".

The price hikes won't affect ALL of their plans . . . but since they're changing the most popular ones, most of their 53 million customers will be affected.

So, subscribers who pay for the standard $9.99 service will be charged $10.99 . . . or $1 more per month.  And the price of the premium tier will be raised 17%, from $11.99 to $13.99.

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Please Don't Dress Like a Clown to Scare Your Kid

File this one under, "I know I don't have kids, but..." This doesn't strike me as the smartest parenting move given today's clown climate.

A 25-year-old guy named Vernon Barrett Junior from Boardman, Ohio was having trouble with his six-year-old daughter . . . he says she's been having behavior problems at school and at home.  So he decided to try to scare her straight on Saturday.

How?  By dressing up as a SCARY CLOWN and chasing her down the street.

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BREAKING: Ugly dudes have better relationships.

Something tells me that the scientists behind this study were SUPER UGLY dudes.  And that's not me stereotyping scientists.  It's me stereotyping the ones who would work to draw THIS conclusion.

A new study out of Southern Methodist University in Texas and Florida State University found that relationships are more successful if it's an attractive woman paired up with a less attractive guy.

The researchers found BOTH people are happier that way.

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