Ray Kurzweil: How Technology's Accelerating Power Will Transform Us PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo   
Sunday, 19 August 2012 16:00

Inventor, entrepreneur and visionary Ray Kurzweil explains in abundant, grounded detail why, by the 2020s, we will have reverse-engineered the human brain and nanobots will be operating your consciousness.

Genetically Manipulated Super Soldiers of the Future PDF Print E-mail
Post by DAMIEN GAYLE/Daily Mail   
Sunday, 19 August 2012 16:00

According to the U.S. Army's plans for the future, their soldiers will be able to carry huge weights, live off their fat stores for extended periods and even regrow limbs blown apart by bombs.

The plans were revealed by novelist Simon Conway, who was granted behind-the-scenes access to the Pentagon's high-tech Defence Advanced Research Projects Agency.

Amazon Yesterday Shipping PDF Print E-mail
Post by Logan   
Saturday, 18 August 2012 16:00
Japan's Futuristic Approach to Aging PDF Print E-mail
Post by RON CAPPELLO/Huffington Post   
Saturday, 18 August 2012 16:00

The scenario seems the stuff of pulp science fiction: An isolated civilization rapidly ages, with too few youngsters to support a growing population of old adults. Leaders instead look to build the next generation out of robots.
Natalie Irish - Painting With Her Lips PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo   
Friday, 17 August 2012 16:00

Natalie Irish brings her art to life with kisses.
Explore her other talents at NatalieIrish.com.

Mutated Butterflies in Fukushima PDF Print E-mail
Friday, 17 August 2012 16:00

Exposure to radioactive material released into the environment has caused mutations in butterflies found in Japan, a study suggests.

Scientists found an increase in leg, antennae and wing shape mutations among butterflies collected following the 2011 Fukushima accident.

The link between the mutations and the radioactive material was shown by laboratory experiments, they report.

Ecuador grants asylum to Assange PDF Print E-mail
Post by JEROME TAYLOR | The Independent   
Thursday, 16 August 2012 21:12

And condemns Britain's 'threatening and intimidating' language

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WikiLeaks founder Julian Assange has been granted political asylum by Ecuador after taking refuge in the country's embassy in London.

The announcement will increase the already strained relationship between the UK and the South American country, which has been warned that the situation could have "serious implications" for diplomacy.

Richard Feynman - The Pleasure of Finding Things Out PDF Print E-mail
Post by Jo   
Thursday, 16 August 2012 16:00
The Pleasure of Finding Things Out was filmed in 1981 and will delight and inspire anyone who would like to share something of the joys of scientific discovery. In this candid interview Feynman touches on a wide array of topics from the beauty of nature to particle physics.

40 Points That Prove PDF Print E-mail
Post by Michael | The American Dream   
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 21:23

That Barack Obama And Mitt Romney Are Essentially The Same Candidate

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What a depressing choice the American people are being presented with this year. We are at a point in our history where we desperately need a change of direction in the White House, and we are guaranteed that we are not going to get it. The Democrats are running the worst president in American history, and the Republicans are running a guy who is almost a carbon copy of him. The fact that about half the country is still supporting Barack Obama shows how incredibly stupid and corrupt the American people have become. No American should have ever cast a single vote for Barack Obama for any political office under any circumstances. He should never have even been the assistant superintendent in charge of janitorial supplies, much less the president of the United States. The truth is that Barack Obama has done such a horrible job that he should immediately resign along with his entire cabinet. But instead of giving us a clear choice, the Republicans nominated the Republican that was running that was most similar to Barack Obama.

Saudi Arabia to Build First Women-Only City PDF Print E-mail
Post by Vesta   
Wednesday, 15 August 2012 16:00
Saudia Arabia is planning to construct an industrial city exclusively for female workers in the hope that this will allow more women to work. Currently they comprise only 15% of the workface and 78% of female university graduates in the country are unemployed.

The city will be designed "for women workers in environment and working conditions consistent with the privacy of women according to Islamic guidelines and regulations."

Source article Saudi Arabia To Build Women-Only Industrial City.

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