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Humans 'will become God-like cyborgs within 200 years'

The amalgamation of man and machine will be the ‘biggest evolution in biology’ claims Professor Yuval Noah Harari<p>Wealthy humans are likely become cyborgs within 200 years as they gradually merge with technology like computers and smart phones, a historian has claimed.<p>Yuval Noah Harari, a professor …

Singularity

The New World Order

Outside of the Western world, a handful of cities are fast becoming important global business players. Some of their home countries are recognizing that power and seek to create a multi-polar world that isn't so reliant on the U.S. and Europe. These are the power cities outside of the core …

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Supreme Court Obamacare Ruling Could Spell 'Ugly' Backlash For GOP

WASHINGTON (AP) — A Supreme Court ruling due in a few weeks could wipe out health insurance for millions of people covered by President Barack …

Suburban sprawl is stifling the US economy

As the nation's metro areas grow ever larger, the sprawling suburbs can come with all sorts of problems: endless commutes, growing pollution, and unwalkable neighborhoods, to name a few. Now, a pair of studies released this week suggests that America's evolving cities are also bad for the economy. …

What Moves Gold Prices? | Investopedia

The price of gold is moved by a combination of supply, demand, and investor behavior. That seems simple enough, yet the way those factors work …

How one video game could teach Britain about collective cultural bias

Parable of the Polygons is an independent browser experiment that explores how seemingly harmless choices can result in harmful consequences for segregated communities, Joe Donnelly speaks to its creators.<p>A few weeks ago a man in his fifties spat in my face.<p>I was on my way to watch Celtic vs …

Stem Cell Test Screens For Dangerous Drug Side Effects

Animal tests can only get you so far<p>A new test could help researchers understand how patients might respond to an unpredictable type of drug called a biologic. The test uses stem cells to give a more accurate prediction for how the drugs will affect a person's entire body, not just specific cells, …