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Top 10 emerging technologies of 2016 – World Economic Forum

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A diverse range of breakthrough technologies, including batteries capable of providing power to whole villages, “socially aware” artificial intelligence and new generation solar panels, could soon be playing a role in tackling the world’s most pressing challenges, according to a list published by the World Economic Forum. “Technology has a critical …

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George Soros admits to funding the Ukraine crisis

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George Soros told CNN’s Fareed Zakaria over the weekend he is responsible for establishing a foundation in Ukraine that ultimately contributed to the overthrow of the country’s elected leader and the installation of a junta handpicked by the State Department. “First on Ukraine, one of the things that many people …

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10 things successful people do every day

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Have you ever wanted to be just a little bit more successful? Of course you do! And of course you can be! But as many of us are just struggling to get through the day, sometimes it feels impossible to carve out the space to do even more. So what …

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Turkey warzone: Thousands of protesters try to reclaim Taksim Square

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Riot police have fired volleys of tear gas as thousands of protesters are trying to reclaim Taksim after being forced out in fierce clashes with law enforcement. Thick smoke blankets the square. Turkish riot police are driving thousands into narrow side streets, Reuters report citing witnesses, with water cannon vehicles …

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Leading Geneticist: Human intelligence is slowly declining

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Would you be surprised to hear that the human race is slowly becoming dumber, and dumber? Despite our advancements over the last tens or even hundreds of years, some ‘experts’ believe that humans are losing cognitive capabilities and becoming more emotionally unstable. One Stanford University researcher and geneticist, Dr. Gerald …

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Clothing to make you invisible to drones

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Some fashonistas strive for sexy when it comes to clothes, but one artist from New York is taking a rather utilitarian approach with outfits — he’s about to unveil a whole line of garments designed to make the wearer nearly invisible to drones. Brooklyn-based artist Adam Harvey used to work …

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Full text of TPP deal released: ‘We the corporations’

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The New Zealand Ministry of Foreign Affairs has released the full text of the ubiquitous Trans Pacific Trade Partnership deal, which the public has been rallying against for months now. Previously, Wikileaks released ‘leaked’ documents, including chapters on intellectual property rights (but not the full text) of a document that would affect …

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Will Smith’s son: “School is the tool to brainwash the youth”

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With an established acting career already under his belt and a budding music career underway, Jaden Smith appears to have a clear path set out for his foreseeable future. The 15-year-old “After Earth” star took to his Twitter account recently to voice his opinions around attending school including that society would be “much more intelligent” …

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More children gone missing from UK care homes

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The number of children gone missing from care homes in Britain has increased worryingly with those lost being exposed to sexual exploitation and drug addiction, local media reported. The numbers of children to have gone missing from foster homes across Britain has increased by 19 percent, The Independent reported. According to the …

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The light bulb conspiracy: an introduction to planned obsolescence

[youtube height=”400″ width=”550″]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=251qoGOqpdk[/youtube] This film tells the untold story of something called “planned obsolescence”. Which is the deliberate shortening of product’s life span by manufacturers in order to guarantee continuous consumer demand. This endless growth model is unsustainable on a finite planet with finite resources such as ours and this …

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Why is DMT and ayahuasca illegal?

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DMT is not illegal because of any scientific research which states that it is dangerous, or because there have been committees which have investigated its effects. DMT is illegal because of a United Nations Convention on Psychotropic Drugs in 1971, that all countries signed except East Timor, Equatorial Guinea, Haiti, …

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Understanding Probation Officer Jobs

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If you have a degree in criminology or an interest in working within the Criminal Justice system, you should consider a job as a Probation Officer. In this role you will be actively involved with making pre-sentence recommendations, working with offenders in prison and then supervising them as they serve …

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Changes to US Betting Law and an Exciting Future for Gaming?

Earlier this month the Supreme Court made a decision that is likely to have an immense impact on gambling in the USA by ruling to strike down the Professional and Amateur Sports Protection Act. What this decision means in practice is that it will no longer be necessary to go …

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2012 US Elections: Obamney vs. Rombama

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A vote for Obama will bring war with Syria, Iran, and eventually Russia and China. The economy will continue to suffer in order to bolster the interests of off-shore corporate-financier interests, while  the collective prospects of Americans continue to whither and blow away. A vote for Romney, however, will also …

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Hackers steal $81 million from central bank

Hackers account hacked Swift central bank

The Bangladesh Bank hackers, who managed to steal $81 Million from the bank last month in one of the largest bank heists in history, actually made their tracks clear after hacking into SWIFT, the heart of the global financial system. SWIFT, stands for the Society for Worldwide Interbank Financial Telecommunications, is a …

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New camera that can see around corners

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A camera that can peer around corners to see people or objects has been developed by British scientists. The technology, which will be demonstrated tonight at the Royal Society Summer Science Exhibition in London, could eventually allow the military to carry out reconnaissance without breaking cover or be fitted on cars …

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