Abdallah Sadek

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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 …

'Jihadi John': Timeline to terror

A human rights group has released an extensive report on its contact with Mohammed Emwazi - the man reports have named as Islamic State militant …

The Many Causes of America’s Decline in Crime

A new report finds that locking up more offenders isn't making people any safer—and may even be counterproductive.<p>The dramatic rise of incarceration and the precipitous fall in crime have shaped the landscape of American criminal justice over the last two decades. Both have been unprecedented. Many …

Simply USA

Justice Dept. will not re-open torture inquriy

WASHINGTON — The Justice Department's decision Tuesday not to re-open a criminal investigation into the CIA's treatment of detainees immediately prompted a renewed debate about how those responsible for the torture of 9/11 suspects should be held accountable.<p>While some civil rights advocates and …

The 10 most harrowing excerpts from the CIA interrogation report

Five years after President Obama ended the CIA's rendition and interrogation program, the Senate Intelligence Committee released its report on the agency's methods. Here are samples of some of the more harrowing passages about the program. <i>Read about the key findings here and take a look back at the</i> …

How America Is Like A Bad Boyfriend

Isis launches attack on Kobani from inside Turkey for first time

Islamic State (Isis) has launched an attack on the Syrian border town of Kobani from Turkey for the first time, a Kurdish official and activists said.<p>The assault began with a suicide attack by a bomber in an armoured vehicle on the border crossing between Kobani and Turkey, the Syrian Observatory …

“We are starting to break down”: Why so many Americans feel traumatized

From crippling income inequality to limitless government spying, modern American life has never felt so grim<p>Lynn Stuart Parramore<p>November 23, 2014 1:00pm (UTC)<p>This article originally appeared on AlterNet.<p>Recently Don Hazen, the executive editor of AlterNet, asked me to think about trauma in the …

This Device Diagnoses Hundreds of Diseases Using a Single Drop of Blood

The digital health revolution is still stuck.<p>Tech giants are jumping into the fray with fitness offerings like Apple Health and Google Fit, but …

Google’s self-driving car is ‘almost entirely controlled’ by an app

SAN FRANCISCO — Google has been working hard on its self-driving car, and based on the comments of the Google X designers here at the company’s FORM design conference, that once fantastical notion is well on its way to becoming a real product that people will use and even trust.<p>No huge surprise …

Kurdish woman shot dead on Syria-Turkey border: reports

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A Radically New Particle Accelerator Could Have 500 Times the Power

If you know anything about the Large Hadron Collider, you know that it is huge. Massive. 17 miles of tunnels under Switzerland. Traditional …

Italian physicist Gianotti first woman to lead CERN

ROME, Italy – Italian physicist Fabiola Gianotti was chosen on Tuesday, November 4, to lead the CERN particle physics research center, the first …

Atomic Pin Up Girls

Nuclear testing in the 1950s spawned some strange, pop culture spinoffs ranging from atomic patterned dishes to atomic-inspired lamps and end tables. But by far one of the stranger spinoffs might be the handful of Vegas showgirls who were crowned, however informally, as atomic pinup girls …

موجة جمهورية تجتاح الكونغرس الأمريكي | DW | 05.11.2014

فاز الجمهوريون في الانتخابات النصفية التي جرت الأحد (الثاني من نوفمبر/تشرين الثاني) في الولايات المتحدة وانتزعوا السيطرة على مجلس الشيوخ، ورسخوا …

Ashura, Shiite Holy Day: In Pictures

When the time comes, who will succeed Iran’s Ayatollah Ali Khamenei?

In a closely guarded compound in central Tehran, often referred to simply as <i>Beyt</i> (the house), lives a 75-year-old man whose tenure as Iran’s supreme leader will expire only on the day he dies. Ayatollah Ali Khamenei, one-time revolutionary, has maintained his job-for-life as the politician with …

Vanishing dark matter points to a dark future for our Universe

A study conducted at the University of Rome and the University of Portsmouth is suggesting that the amount of dark matter in the cosmos, the catalyst …

Why I Froze the Fat Off My Thighs

Every woman has that thing, that one thing about her body that she wishes were just a little bit smaller, or tighter, or just, different.<p>Photo: ELLE<p>It's 8:30 A.M. on a hot July morning and I'm nearly naked in the elegant Manhattan office of Dr. Arielle Kauvar. I'm holding my cloth examination gown …