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Man has reached his Physical peak, now set to downfall, says French study

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Mankind has had a good innings: people have become physically stronger, average life expectancy has risen in almost all nations, global population has topped 7 billion. But now scientists have issued a dire warning – the only way is down. Humans have reached the maximum limit for physical performance, height and lifespan, according to a new scientific review conducted by the Paris Descartes University... 

Muslims are ‘not completely human,’ Swedish politician claims

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Martin Strid, of the anti-immigration Sweden Democrats (SD), made the comments while addressing party faithful gathered for the SD’s national conference. Other members have distanced themselves from Strid who now faces expulsion. Addressing the crowd, Strid, according to various local sources said that there is a scale of humanity from 1 to 100, that Muslims can be placed upon and that not all are... 

'AI may replace humans' & become new form of life: Stephen Hawking

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One day robots could entirely edge out human beings and become a new life form that is even capable of replicating itself, Stephen Hawking has warned, once again predicting a rather grim future for humankind. “I fear that AI may replace humans altogether,” the renowned physicist told Wired magazine, as cited by the Cambridge News. “If people design computer viruses, someone will design AI... 

Humans will NEVER be Immortal, study says

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Aging and cancer are two harsh but inescapable realities of life as a multicellular organism and while humanity can strive to treat one or the other, eventual death is mathematically guaranteed, according to a new study. A pair of researchers from the University of Arizona have developed the first general model of the interaction between intercellular competition, aging and the onset and development... 

American Diplomats being deafened Cuba with "covert sonic devices"

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A mysterious illness has struck down some American and Canadian diplomats in the Cuban capital Havana, with the symptoms including nausea, migraines, concussion-like brain injuries and long-term deafness. While the details are sparse, reports suggest the diplomats may have fallen victim to some sort of “sonic attack”, with the finger pointed squarely at the Cuban Government. One of the... 

SJWs try to get Monkeys to have same Rights as Humans, 5 NY Judges Reject case

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The New York Supreme Court has rejected a claim by an advocacy group that two chimpanzees held in captivity should be treated like legal persons and granted the right of habeas corpus – relief from unlawful imprisonment. The Nonhuman Rights Project and its president, Steven Wise, sought habeas corpus relief for Tommy and Kiko, two chimpanzees held in cages by private owners in upstate New York,... 

iPhone Manufacturer Foxconn Plans to Replace almost Every Human Worker with Robots

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Foxconn, the Taiwanese manufacturing giant behind Apple’s iPhone and numerous other major electronics devices, aims to automate away a vast majority of its human employees, according to a report from DigiTimes. Dai Jia-peng, the general manager of Foxconn’s automation committee, says the company has a three-phase plan in place to automate its Chinese factories using software and in-house robotics... 

Next-Gen ATLAS Robot Won’t Be Pushed Around By Humans

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The next-generation ATLAS robot is here and it’s quieter, smarter and much steadier on its feet – all without those restrictive cables. Google-owned Boston Dynamics released a video today of the newest iteration of its ATLAS biped robot being harassed by humans as it attempts various tasks including picking up boxes, opening doors and keeping to its feet in the snow. The apparent bullying by... 

Stephen Hawking Says People Can Escape Black Holes

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Humans can avoid being swallowed by a black hole, according to a new theory by prominent British astrophysicist Stephen Hawking. Noted UK astrophysicist Stephen Hawking has suggested that disappearing into black holes may not represent permanent disappearance, media reports said. Speaking at a conference in Stockholm’s KTH Royal Institute of Technology, Hawking argued that black holes “are... 

Humans killed the Mammoths and Sabretooth Tigers according to new study

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Two recent studies into ancient animal extinction appear to diametrically contradict each other, after a new university study claimed it was humans, and not climate change, that caused the demise of mammoths, sabretooth tigers and other ancient species. Just last July, research from the University of Adelaide and the University of New South Wales in Australia, published in the journal Science, made... 

Degradation of Earth risks humans’ health

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The unprecedented degradation of the Earth’s resources threatens humans’ health gains. The overexploiting of the Earth’s natural resources coupled with climate change can put at stake much of what humans have gained in their health enhancement efforts over the last 150 years, new study says. The results of a study conducted by 15 leading scientists, published in the peer-reviewed medical journal... 

Earth lost half of wild animals in past 40 years

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The number of wild animals on Earth has halved in the past 40 years, as humans hunt for food in unsustainable numbers and destroy habitats, a new study has shown. Human destruction of habitat including rampant pollution has significantly contributed to the decline in the number of animals, fish and birds since the 1970s, scientists at the World Wildlife Federation (WWF) and the Zoological Society... 

Humans invented music as remedy

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Some believe that music appeared out of rhythm, which helped dancers in ritual dancing. Others believe that music appeared as a synchronizer of movements during group work. Recently, however, two American scientists suggested that the appearance of music was primarily related to its ability to bring people together and unite them with the help of good spirits. It is generally believed that music,... 

Corporations, humans and taxes

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The question for people who live and work abroad is whether they can turn themselves into corporations. Corporations are, as lawyers have known for years, and as the now famous case of Citizens United reminded us, (even though it did so by being misread by many commentators) people just like the people who live in the house next door. Since corporations are people and have the same rights as people,... 

New Treatment enables Paralysed Animals to Walk Again, to be Tested on Humans soon

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Using a cocktail of drugs and electrical impulses, researchers regrew nerves linking the spinal cord to the brain, allowing rats to walk, run and even climb stairs. The team now say human trials will begin within two years Scientists behind groundbreaking research that enabled enabled rats with severed spines to run again after two weeks have outlined their plans for human trials. The technology brings... 
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