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We're closer to robots than you think. Intelligence could be the product of a basic algorithm

<b>THEORY OF CONNECTIVITY</b><p>The human brain is the most sophisticated organ in the human body. The things that the brain can do, and how it does them, have …

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Government keeps warring cats apart - but Palmerston isn't happy about it

After a spate of vicious fights between Larry, the Number 10 cat, and the Foreign Office's Chief Mouser Palmerston, Battersea Dogs and Cats home stepped in to stop any more feline injuries.<p>The animal shelter recommended Government staff keep the two apart and stagger their trips outside.<p>A spokesman …

Pets

Emails reveal how foundation donors got access to Clinton and her close aides at State Dept.

The Democratic presidential nominee hits the road after her party’s national convention.<p>Hillary Clinton loses to Donald Trump in the 2016 presidential election.<p>A sports executive who was a major donor to the Clinton Foundation and whose firm paid Bill Clinton millions of dollars in consulting fees …

Government

14-Year-Old Organ Donor's Family Gets to Hear Their Daughter's Heart Beat Again

"He gets to do what Katelyn can't do: live on."<p>Hours before 14-year-old Katelyn Zimmerman was hit and killed by a drunk driver while on her bike near home in Florida, she happened to tell her family she wanted to become an organ donor, ABC 11 reports. The day she died, Albert Jeffries, a …

Brain training may forestall dementia onset for years, new study says

If you're intent on keeping dementia at bay, new research suggests you'll need more than crossword puzzles, aerobic exercise and an active social life. In a study released Sunday, researchers found that older adults who did exercises to shore up the speed at which they processed visual information …

Dementia

Matt LeBlanc is 'planning to quit Top Gear if co-host Chris Evans does not go first'

Matt LeBlanc is allegedly planning to quit Top Gear if his co-host Chris Evans is not removed from the team first, sources have claimed.<p>The American presenter, 48, is said to be concerned about Evans’s rudeness towards other members of the team, with some suggesting he also is frustrating to film …

Graffiti artist banned from national parks after vandalizing them

A New York-based graffiti artist was banished from national parks throughout the United States earlier this month, after a month-long spree in 2014 …