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Stephen Hawking’s terrifying warning about AI robots

<b>Artificial intelligence is quite likely to ‘replace humans altogether’, Stephen Hawking has warned (again).</b><p>Human development of robots and computers …

Pakistani bride kills 17 people with poison milk in effort to escape arranged marriage, police say

By Derek Hawkins<p>, Reporter<p>Arranged marriages are a standard practice in Pakistan, and there’s no shortage of stories about the extreme steps some Pakistani women will take to escape them and marry men of their choosing.<p>But few go as far as Aasia Bibi is alleged to have gone. According to Pakistani …

Pakistan

Want to boost your credit score? Break it down.

You probably know a higher credit score can make it easier for you to get a loan. But what really goes into your score—and how can you improve …

Saudi Arabia just unveiled a futuristic "mega city" 33 times the size of NYC

by Business Insider October 26, 2017 Future Society 35560<p>Middle Eastern Mega City<p>Saudi Arabia is the world’s largest oil exporter, but falling oil …

A Study Made Conservatives Turn Liberal With a Thought Experiment - For a Little While

Where do our politics come from?<p>Social scientists have long known how to turn liberals into conservatives in the lab – all they have to do is scare …

What the Supreme Court Says About Sitting Out the National Anthem

When the president uses what used to be called his “bully pulpit” – but now is called “Twitter” – to attack a person or an issue, of course it has …

Researchers: Depression may be a physical illness linked to inflammation

Physical Roots of Depression<p>Although current treatments for depression mostly focus on brain chemicals such as serotonin, scientists now think …

Researchers Identify Gene for Awfulness

LEEDS (The Borowitz Report)—In a finding that has wide-ranging implications for society, British researchers at the University of Leeds announced on Saturday that they have identified the gene for awfulness.<p>The study, which focussed on one adult male and three of his adult children, makes a …

RED reveals more about its holographic smartphone display

When RED Camera first announced its crazy $1,200 Hydrogen smartphone with a "holographic display," a lot of folks wondered how that would actually work. Now, CEO Jim Jannard has revealed that RED is creating the screen in partnership with a company called Leia Inc. (yes, like <i>that</i> Leia). A spin-off …

Augmented Reality

Four GOP senators say they can't vote for current Republican health care bill

<b>Washington (CNN) —</b> Four conservative Republican senators announced Thursday that they opposed the current version of GOP Senate leadership's health care bill as written.<p>Sens. Rand Paul of Kentucky, Ron Johnson of Wisconsin, Ted Cruz of Texas and Mike Lee of Utah said in a joint statement they're …

Promising HIV vaccine moves to human trials – Fanatical Futurist by Keynote Speaker and Futurist Matthew Griffin

WHY THIS MATTERS IN BRIEF<p>HIV is a stubborn virus and while scientists have managed to “rip” it out of patients noone has yet managed to create a …

Temporary Tattoos Become Computer Interfaces in New MIT Project

PhD candidates at the MIT Media Lab have demonstrated a technique for producing customizeable user interfaces in the form of temporary decorative …

12 habits of genuine people

There's an enormous amount of research suggesting that emotional intelligence (EQ) is critical to your performance at work. TalentSmart has tested the EQ of more than a million people and found that it explains 58 percent of success in all types of jobs.<p>People with high EQs make $29,000 more …

Emotional Intelligence

5 Things Highly Intelligent People Do Differently

<i>“Action is the real measure of intelligence.”</i> – Napoleon Hill<p><b>Sadly, it seems that society doesn’t value true intelligence in these times, as it tends</b> …

Self-improvement

5 Things That Happen When You Suppress Your Emotions

<b>The emotions we show outwardly are often suppressed so that we appear more calm, but hiding how we feel can cause things to happen to our bodies.</b> …

Positive Thinking

Is Sarcasm Really the #1 Way to Ruin Relationships?

With a lot of research showing sarcasm kills marriages and relationships, should you put your sarcastic side on mute?<p>Or is there something wrong with …

UNHAPPINESS: The Agent of Change

<i>Co-authored by: Nancy Pennington, MSW, Jungian oriented psychotherapist Lawrence H. Staples, PhD, Zurich trained Jungian Analyst</i><p>Unhappiness and Creativity<p>We need unhappiness. It is an essential driver of creation and change, despite the earnest attempts of prophets of eternal happiness to save us …

Stop Adding Stuff To Your Life, It's Time To Declutter Your Soul Now

If you feel like you’re the awkward person at social events or you struggle to enter into conversations because you’re shy, it can impact your social …

Sleep Deprived: We're Recharging Our Phones, But Not Ourselves

Millions of Americans recharge their phones, screens and laptops before they go to bed at night, but do they recharge themselves?<p>Arianna Huffington, co-founder and editor in chief of <i>The Huffington Post</i>, says we are in the midst of a sleep-deprivation crisis that creates anxiety, as well as …

Forget mindfulness, stop trying to find yourself and start faking it

Why is the history of Chinese philosophy now the most popular course at Harvard? Top tips on how to become a better person according to Confucius and co<p>People are often surprised to learn that Confucius, Mencius, Laozi and other classical Chinese philosophers weren’t rigid traditionalists who …

Mindfulness

Fuelled by money, sex and lies, my lack of self-awareness in my 20s nearly killed me | James Rhodes

Now I’m in my fifth decade, I’ve finally got some perspective. My advice is: go slow, be kind, and avoid leather trousers<p>We emerge blinking and traumatised from our teenage years to be told, as indeed we are told with each new decade of our lives, that coming up, without a doubt, is the very best …

Self-awareness

25 changes to make in your 20s to set yourself up for lifelong success

In fact, one psychologist calls this time period the "defining decade," since it sets the stage for the rest of your life.<p>We understand that might sound intimidating. To reduce some of the pressure, we put together a road map of sorts based on several Quora threads on how to make the most of your …

Libraries

If You're So Smart, Why Aren't You Happy?

What you can do to bring happiness into your life<p>That is a neat title for a piece, isn't it?<p>I wish I could claim credit for it, but it is actually the title of a new book that will hit the shelves next month.<p>Raj Raghunathan, a professor of business at the University of Texas at Austin, has a …

9 Toxic Behaviors Holding Good People Back

<i>The quality of your behavior drives the quality of your life.</i>When you spend a decade working with and coaching thousands of people from around the …

Self-help

This is What Will Help Your Wandering Mind

We live in an ADD world. What is a leader to do to remain sane, productive, and effective?<p>"A human mind is a wandering mind, and a wandering mind is an unhappy mind," explain psychologists Matthew Killingsworth and Daniel Gilbert in the journal Science. And according to the psychologists' research, …

6 TED Talks You Should Watch To Up Your Mindset

Engaging your mind is the best way to keep it sharp, but in the hustle and bustle of daily life, it’s easy to fall into a slump. If you need a mental pick-me-up, check out these fascinating TED Talks. Get inspired. Get engaged. Give your brain a boost.<p><b>1. Daniel Levitin: How To Stay Calm When You</b> …

Dan Gilbert