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AI: More Than Human - review ... but less than art

Barbican, London This crowd-pleasing show throws robots, giant playthings and interactive paintings at viewers, but evidence of true creativity in machines is s...

AI: More Than Human - review  ... but less than art

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Alexa users can now disable human review of voice recordings Amazon is not following Apple and Google in suspending practice altogetherAmazon has given Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings, and committed to greater clarity about its use of the strategy in future, but says it...
21:52, 08/05/2019

Facebook ends human review of user audio after other companies do the same Facebook is now the latest tech giant to put a stop to human review of user audio recordings, following a slew of companies from Google to Amazon and Apple all likewise coming under fire in recent weeks over the human review of audio collected from u...
02:00, 08/14/2019

Book review: ‘AIQ’ explains machine learning fundamentals using human history Artificial intelligence can be confusing stuff. The book AIQ by statistics professors Nick Polson and James Scott explains the basics in plain English.Read More...
21:26, 08/13/2019

Pompeo launches panel to review human rights in U.S. foreign policy U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, which some lawmakers and activists worry could be a move to minimize abortion and gay rights....
18:13, 07/08/2019

Trump administration to review 'role of human rights in public policy' Advocates warn the new panel, helmed by an abortion and gay rights opponent, is a threat to progressive reformsUS secretary of state Mike Pompeo has unveiled a new panel tasked with reviewing “the role of human rights in American public policy” in a ...
01:39, 07/09/2019

Amazon Alexa Users Can Now Disable Human Review of Voice Recordings Amazon has started offering Alexa users the option to disable human review of their voice recordings. The option is now available via the Alexa smartphone app....
04:39, 08/08/2019

Anthropocene review – tough film makes case for human-created epoch From Kenyan children picking through plastic waste to swathes of Germany laid waste for coal mining, a film shows why we are in a new, human-created epoch...
19:26, 04/28/2019

The Internet’s Dirtiest Secrets review – the human toll of detoxifying social media A masterful edition of Storyville exposed the awful plight of the moderators tasked with purging tech platforms of violent and sexually abusive imagesOne woman wanted to quit her job as a moderator for an unnamed tech company during training, after h...
15:00, 05/01/2019

Amazon lets Alexa users disable human voice recording review Amazon's Alexa voice assistant users can now disable human review of their voice recordings by changing settings in the Alexa smartphone app.Read More...
04:13, 08/04/2019

Health and Human Services halts federal research using human fetal tissue The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services announced that federal sciences will no longer be allowed to use human fetal tissue to carry out research, a move anti-abortion organizations hailed as a victory....
20:52, 06/05/2019

Part-human, part-animal? Scientists may soon try to grow human organs in rodents Thanks to approval by the Japanese science ministry, scientists will experiment with stem cells to create human organs in rodents.        ...
00:26, 08/01/2019

Streaming Movie Review: ‘A Fortunate Man’ Review: A Danish Engineer Strives for Success Adapted from the Danish author Henrik Pontoppidan’s turn-of-the-20th-century novel “Lucky Per,” the film hoists subtext so high that it surpasses text....
23:13, 05/02/2019

The human problem of AI When expectations for AI aren't met, it’s not always the tech that’s to blame. Here are some of the most common human errors in implementing AI.Read More...
22:00, 05/09/2019

AI doesn’t always need to be more human It's time to stop obsessing over making AI seem human and start focusing on how this transformative technology can help consumers, businesses, and society.Read More...
11:39, 05/26/2019

Siri now sounds more like a human While Siri sounds decent most of the time, it still comes off as a little robotic. With iOS 13, however, Siri should sound a lot more human. At WWDC, Apple said it's taken a "huge step forward" by incorporating a neural text-to-speech transmitte...
22:26, 06/03/2019

Opinion: Human rights come first When it comes to drafting a constitution, the concrete details aren't what's important. What matters is the underlying concept of humankind, which confers dignity on every human being, writes Alexander Görlach....
07:52, 05/17/2019

Why reCAPTCHA is actually an act of human torture Like many things that start out as a mere annoyance, though eventually grow into somewhat of an affliction. One particular dark and insidious thing has more than reared its ugly head in recent years, and now far more accurately described as an epidem...
21:13, 08/23/2019

My dog and I tried ‘human-grade’ pet food and this is how it went It’s an uncanny concept! Just Food For Dogs — a California company that makes, in its own words, “human-grade” cuisine for canines from scratch — opened a takeout spot in Union Square earlier this month. At the grab-and-go eatery, located inside Petc...
07:00, 05/22/2019

I was used as human guinea pig, Caster Semenya says Caster Semenya says the global athletics governing body has used her as "a human guinea pig" by forcing her to take medication that would limit her testosterone levels. ...
03:00, 06/19/2019

'A cricket machine with a human interior' Steve Smith may seem like a cricketing machine, but there is an entirely human interior to arguably the best player since Donald Bradman, says Australian commentator Geoff Lemon....
10:39, 08/13/2019

Their Islands Are Being Eroded. So Are Their Human Rights, They Say. A group of Indigenous Australians from low-lying islands in the Torres Strait argue that Australia, by failing to act on climate change, has violated their fundamental right to maintain their culture....
19:39, 05/12/2019

Human waste spilled on Ina Rd, I-10 overpass TUCSON – Several agencies are responding to human waste on the roadway Monday afternoon. Marana Police Department officers were dispatched to the Ina Road and Interstate 10 overpass for reports of “tar” on the roadway. “It turned out to be human wast...
04:39, 08/06/2019

What non-human species is most crucial to our survival? The long-running series in which readers answer other readers’ questions on subjects ranging from trivial flights of fancy to profound scientific conceptsWhat single non-human species are we most dependent upon for our survival on this planet?Josh Le...
22:13, 05/07/2019

UK to appoint first human rights ambassador New role is likely to put spotlight on UK’s approach to autocratic regimesThe British government is appointing an international ambassador dedicated to the promotion of human rights, in a move that is likely to put the UK’s patchy approach to autocra...
13:52, 05/20/2019

These human-face dog muzzles will probably be the last thing you see before you die Today in nightmare fuel: the “AXAYINC Dog Masks, Pet Entertainment Spoofs, Super Cute Masks Designed for Pets to Prevent Bites and Eat Unclean Food.”...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Washington becomes first state ever to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee, the Democrat from Washington, signed a bill into law on Tuesday that allows the composting of human bodies as an alternative to burials and cremations....
07:39, 05/22/2019

What's So Special About Human Screams? Ask a Screamologist A better understanding of the acoustics of screaming could help scientists understand how and why humans shriek—and add a new dimension to the surveillance state!...
19:52, 05/15/2019

Most people would rather lose their job to a robot than another human Most people would prefer a robot to take their job if they had to lose it, but they would prefer to see another human step in if a co-worker was going to lose theirs...
00:39, 08/06/2019

Pig to human heart transplants 'possible within three years' Pioneer UK surgeon Sir Terence English says adapted organs could transform treatmentAdapted pig hearts could be transplanted into patients within three years, accordingto a report citing the surgeon who pioneered heart transplantation in the UK.On th...
12:26, 08/19/2019

Joe Biden is turning into a human piñata When Joe Biden and Sen. Kamala Harris greeted each other on stage before Wednesday’s debate, Biden could be heard saying to her, “Go easy on me, kid.” He smiled, but the joke was on him. This time, it wasn’t just Harris who was gunning for the former...
08:00, 08/01/2019

85 arrested in human trafficking sting TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Authorities in Florida say they’ve arrested 85 people in a monthslong human trafficking sting. The Tampa Bay Times reports that Hillsborough County Sheriff Chad Chronister announced the arrests Monday. Officia...
23:26, 06/24/2019

Area Man Craves Human Contact Scott Adams, creator of the workplace “humor” comic Dilbert, has many things: money, fame, an unwavering faith in President Trump, and perhaps most importantly, a big dumb castle shaped like his iconic character’s big dumb face....
21:00, 05/31/2019

Human or hybrid? The big debate over what a species really is Humans once mated with Neanderthals so are we hybrids? How we see ourselves and the rest of nature is changing, raising the question of whether species even exist...
18:26, 04/28/2019

40,000 human skeletons used to build church Kutná Hora in the Czech Republic is home to a Roman Catholic church decorated with grisly remains exhumed in the 15th century. Find out the strange story of the Sedlec Ossuary, aka the "Church of Bones."...
14:52, 06/10/2019

Opinion: It's time to end human trafficking To end the trafficking of men, women and children, we need to go after the smugglers — but also hold governments accountable, writes guest commentator Antonio Vitorino of the International Organization for Migration....
09:39, 07/30/2019

How the world’s first quintuplets were exploited in a human zoo It was a typical playground — if you ignored the barbed wire and bizarre signs: “PLEASE COOPERATE; SILENCE IS REQUESTED.” “NO PHOTOGRAPHS ALLOWED TO BE TAKEN OF THE CHILDREN.” The children in question were the internationally famous Dionne quintuplet...
23:00, 08/24/2019

There's More Than One Way to Train for a Giant Human Pyramid A woman in Mumbai excels at kabaddi, a team sport similar to tag, along with strength and cardio training to help her team in pyramid competitions called Dahi Handi....
18:39, 08/04/2019

Don’t forget the human touch in Industry 4.0 You may have read the recent news about the maiden voyage of the London-Glasgow sleeper service. It wasn’t quite the debut anyone had hoped for. The 140 passengers on the train experienced booking mix ups, water leaks into the cabins and a del...
13:00, 05/13/2019

Why this geneticist says we should stop human evolution Measles cases in the US have hit a 25-year high, with 78 new infections in the past week alone. In a sign of the times, a cruise ship with hundreds of Scientologists on board was quarantined in St Lucia after one passenger was diagnosed with the dise...
21:00, 05/17/2019

AI is now better at predicting mortality than human doctors As scientists continue to toil away at creating machine learning algorithms that will one day enslave humanity save us all, artificial intelligence researchers have discovered that computers are outpacing human doctors in a number of important areas....
06:26, 05/14/2019

Human Trafficking Has a Hidden Cause — and It’s on the Rise Worldwide Tuesday is the U.N.’s World Day Against Trafficking in Persons. After nearly two decades of international commitment to end modern slavery, one thing is clear: States are simply not doing enough. It is estimated that there are 40.3 million vict...
20:52, 07/30/2019

The Euro 2020 Mascot Is Just A Creepy Human Man Creating a mascot for your international sporting event can be fraught with peril. Izzy, originally Whatizit, was the mascot of the 1996 Olympics and is still mocked today. London’s mascots for the 2012 Olympics and Paralympics were simply amorphous ...
18:26, 06/18/2019

China's human-like monkeys spark concerns A computer scientist who is credited as a researcher on a Chinese medical experiment that saw monkey brains implanted with human genes to make them more human, has slammed the project as ethically unacceptable....
15:52, 04/30/2019

Peaches on her post-human sex toy art show: 'It's disturbing – but a lot of fun' The pop provocateur has created an artwork in which an army of ‘fleshies’, or masturbation devices, seek sexual liberation. She talks us through its deeper meaningsBest known for her vagina bodysuits and sexually charged lyrics, Peaches seems an unli...
00:13, 08/13/2019

Normal People Experiencing Human Emotions The Trump family is never more deranged than when it tries to mimic the human emotions that non-sociopaths display every day. Case in point: these tweets from Papa Trump about some of his favorite sickos....
10:13, 08/21/2019

Semenya accuses IAAF of using her as a 'human guinea pig' Olympic 800 meters champion Caster Semenya has accused the global athletics governing body of using her as a human guinea pig as it emerged that the IAAF had sought to have her declared a "biological male" in proceedings before sport's highest court....
21:52, 06/18/2019

Knox Co. human trafficking suspects in court KNOX COUNTY, Ky. (LEX 18) – Three people charged in a human trafficking case will appear in court today. The case started back in April when a missing 16-year-old from Knox County was found in Cincinnati. Tiffany Cheek, Michael Nason and Carl H...
11:26, 06/28/2019

Water on Mars Provides Hope for Human Habitation The first sample of dust and soil analysed by NASA’s Curiosity Mars Rover in August 2012 was found to contain a substantial amount of water. This discovery provided new hope that a manned mission to Mars would be able to succeed. Scientists have conf...
01:39, 06/19/2019

| Scientists seek out limit to human endurance US scientists who studied the performance of myriad athletes have come up with an estimate of the absolute physiological boundary of human endurance....
01:26, 06/07/2019

Man arrested after human torso found in crashed car A severed human torso reportedly turned up in a Tennessee man’s crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now, Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide. Johnson, 29, was stopped by an o...
16:13, 06/18/2019

US sets up commission for human rights advice Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has announced a new commission to review the idea of human rights and how it shapes US foreign policy. Critics worry it will provide justification to roll back women's and LGBT rights....
01:00, 07/09/2019

Facebook’s AI beats human poker champions Facebook AI and Carnegie Mellon University made an AI named Pluribus that beat more than a dozen human Texas Hold'em million-dollar champions.Read More...
20:39, 07/11/2019

Human Organs Available In India Like "Peanuts": YSR Lawmaker A Rajya Sabha member of Parliament on Wednesday raised concerns over the availability of human organs in the market illegally and urged the government to penalize those involved in such rackets with......
21:13, 07/31/2019

How to combat human trafficking with data science Modern slavery is unfortunately still part of our global reality, with more than 40 million people believed to be victims of human trafficking around the world. It’s up to governments, organizations, and society as a whole to battle this evil – and a...
13:39, 05/10/2019

Human ancestors ate other humans because they were easier to catch Cannibal human ancestors would kill and eat each other because it was “more cost-effective” than catching animals, a new study claims. Researchers found archaeological evidence in Spain that was said to show “unquestionable signs of...
18:52, 05/10/2019

Human toe cocktail is more than ‘disgusting’ — it’s a health risk, says doc Talk about toe-tal recoil. To drink this classic Canadian cocktail, you’ll need a strong stomach — and immune system. Since 1973, the Yukon’s Downtown Hotel has been serving up the legendary Sourtoe, a whiskey shot garnished with a dehydrated h...
01:00, 06/15/2019

16 Marines in California Are Charged With Human Smuggling The Marines are suspected of smuggling undocumented immigrants into the U.S., but a spokesman said he did not have information on the details of the alleged operations....
23:39, 07/25/2019

Crackdown trips up human rights groups Social media platforms, under pressure to block extremists, are sometimes also cracking down on human rights advocates and other legitimate content, according to a new report....
06:00, 06/14/2019

Mutant rat-human births approved in Japan A Japanese researcher is set to become the first scientist to develop live animals that contain human organs. Hiromitsu Nakauchi plans to insert human stem cells into rats and then transfer the cells into other animals....
19:39, 07/31/2019

Japan allows birth of human-animal embryos A Japanese researcher is set to become the first scientist to develop live animals that contain human organs. Hiromitsu Nakauchi plans to insert human stem cells into rats and then transfer the cells into other animals....
10:52, 07/31/2019

Iraq hands over human remains to Kuwait Iraq handed over on Thursday the remains of 48 Kuwaiti citizens who disappeared during the 1991 Gulf War when dictator Saddam Hussein sent his troops into Kuwait and was forced out by a U.S.-led coalition....
11:26, 08/08/2019

Mapping the human body through paper art – in pictures Berlin-based paper artist Katrin Rodegast has always been interested in human biology, and in collecting old, illustrated science books. So, when science and tech university ETH Zurich asked her to create body parts made out of maps of Zurich, she ju...
23:00, 07/27/2019

FBI re-evaluates human trafficking sting operation The FBI launched an initiative over a decade ago to combat the rising tide of human trafficking, but according to numbers obtained by Fox News, the operation has barely scratched the surface and now the Bureau is evaluating its effectiveness....
22:00, 07/26/2019

She Draws Deeply Human Characters. They’re Just Animals. Lisa Hanawalt, the illustrator behind “Bojack Horseman,” has created “Tuca & Bertie,” about two 30-something bird-women. “It was important to me to show that women are gross,” she said....
16:52, 04/29/2019

German doctors want human egg donations to be legalized A group of doctors in Germany is calling for new reproductive health laws. They say the current legislation is outdated, as the science has moved on. They want human egg donations to be legalized and to make IVF safer....
18:13, 06/04/2019

Why I’m growing bits of human intestine in a dish in the lab The human bowel unfurls to the size of a tennis court – but if stem cell researcher Vivian Li can make just a tiny piece it could revolutionise regenerative medicine...
18:52, 07/23/2019

Jellyfish as big as a human seen off Cornwall coast – video A large barrel jellyfish has been spotted by the biologist and wildlife presenter Lizzie Daly, who came face to face with the sea creature while diving near Falmouth. Barrel jellyfish are the biggest species of jellyfish found in British waters Conti...
21:26, 07/16/2019

| Washington first US state to legalise human composting Washington became the first US state to legalise human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
23:26, 05/22/2019

Human impact on oceans doubled during last decade The impact of humans on the world's oceans has doubled during the last ten years, according to a new study by researchers at the University of California, Santa Barbara....
23:39, 08/13/2019

Human influence on drought started a century ago Enlarge / The expected pattern of human influence on drought (brown is more drought, green is less drought) for regions with long-term records. (credit: Marvel et al./Nature) Droughts are weather extremes that are hostile enough that plenty of sci-...
16:13, 05/02/2019

Washington becomes first state to allow composting of human bodies Washington became the first state to legalize human composting on Tuesday as Gov. Jay Inslee signed a bill allowing the “natural organic” method of burying human remains in the dirt. The composting process mixes a human body with wood chi...
07:39, 05/22/2019

The Human Cost Of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 One Friday afternoon a few weeks ago, the developers at Treyarch held a happy hour event to welcome the summer interns. There was pizza, beer, and jubilation for everyone at the studio behind Call of Duty: Black Ops 4—except the quality assurance tes...
17:52, 06/26/2019

Self-Taught AI Masters Rubik’s Cube Without Human Help Fancy algorithms capable of solving a Rubik’s Cube have appeared before, but a new system from the University of California, Irvine uses artificial intelligence to solve the 3D puzzle from scratch and without any prior help from humans—and it does so...
04:00, 07/17/2019

Footballers 'reaching threshold of human endurance' Professional footballers around the world are reaching breaking point under the strain of constant matches, according to a new "At the Limit" report by FIFPRO....
03:00, 08/04/2019

Nine Parts of the Human Soul According to the Ancient Egyptians The idea of the human soul has fascinated humankind for thousands of years. Cultures around the world have sought to explain the soul or spirit in a wide and fascinating variety of ways. ...
06:39, 08/04/2019

The Latest: Prosecutor: Human decomposition detected in car HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the disappearance of 4-year-old Maleah Davis (all times local): 9:50 a.m. A prosecutor says trained dogs detected the scent of human decomposition in the vehicle of a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of a...
05:39, 05/13/2019

How Rats Are Saving Human Lives With Their Noses Since 1997, a non-profit organisation headquartered in Tanzania has been training African giant pouched rats to detect two things: landmines and tuberculosis. These trained rats are nicknamed......
16:39, 08/08/2019

Bill de Blasio Just Can't Get the 'Normal Human Being' Thing Down Despite what the polls might lead you to believe, New York City mayor Bill de Blasio is a real person running for the real office of President of the United States....
09:26, 06/25/2019

German scientists create see-through human organs Researchers in Germany have created transparent human organs using a new technology that could pave the way to print three-dimensional body parts such as kidneys for transplants....
18:52, 04/28/2019

Bringing human-like reasoning to driverless car navigation With aims of bringing more human-like reasoning to autonomous vehicles, MIT researchers have created a system that uses only simple maps and visual data to enable driverless cars to navigate routes in new, complex environments. Human drivers are e...
07:26, 05/23/2019

The evolution of cognitive architecture will deliver human-like AI There's no one right way to build a robot, just as there's no singular means of imparting it with intelligence. Last month, Engadget spoke with Carnegie Mellon University associate research professor and the director of the Resilient Intell...
21:26, 06/20/2019

Human trafficking victims mostly underage children from within the US The dark trade of human trafficking – in which people are traded or sold for the purpose of forced labor or sexual exploitation -- has been a persistent problem across major cities and idyllic rural communities in the United States for decades....
03:52, 05/12/2019

Washington is 1st state to allow composting of human bodies SEATTLE (AP) — Ashes to ashes, guts to dirt. Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve composting as an alternative to burying or cremating human remains. It allows licensed facilities to offer “nat...
21:39, 05/21/2019

Washington state legalizes human composting The US state of Washington became the first to legalize human composting as an eco-friendly alternative to burial and cremation. The Catholic Church denounced the process as undignified....
18:00, 05/22/2019

Human Discoveries: did Zac Efron just make the next Simpsons? Starring Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick and Lisa Kudrow as a murderous elk, this funny prehistoric animation is stuffed with sex and fire-starting. We might just have a classic on our handsFacebook Watch’s first breakout show was Sorry for Your Loss, a dow...
15:52, 07/24/2019

Ruby Tandoh: how I was turned into a human cheese Bacteria from my face have been used to make a wheel of stilton. It’s not gross, it’s art – and it is about to go on display at the V&A’s new food exhibitionI am about to be made into a cheese. The designer and engineer Helene Steiner is serene in he...
01:00, 05/14/2019

Washington Becomes First US State To Legalize Human Composting Washington on Tuesday became the first US state to legalize human composting after its eco-friendly governor signed a bill to that effect in a bid to cut carbon emissions from burials and cremations....
07:26, 05/22/2019

I was a human pet after my family was killed in Rwandan genocide Running as fast as she could in the dark, terrified nine-year-old Marceline had no idea she was fleeing a genocide which would wipe out her entire family. She was one of hundreds of thousands of Tutsi people being hunted by the government-backed Hutu...
01:52, 07/16/2019

Russia in the Council of Europe: What does it mean for human rights? A controversial decision to restore Moscow's voting rights in the Council of Europe has been called a safeguard for human rights in Russia. But how much influence does the body really have over the Kremlin?...
03:00, 06/27/2019

Lok Sabha Begins Discussion On Amendments To Human Rights Act The Lok Sabha today began a discussion on a bill to amend the Protection of Human Rights Act, 1993, which, the government said, will make the National Human Rights Commission and state human rights......
13:26, 07/19/2019

State prosecutors struggle with human trafficking cases BOSTON (AP) — Laws cracking down on human trafficking are on the books in all 50 states, but convictions are notoriously elusive, and state prosecutors haven’t come close to matching the success their federal counterparts have had in winning ca...
21:52, 05/26/2019

Modern Humans Interbred With At Least Five Archaic Human Groups Genetic analysis has revealed that the ancestors of modern humans interbred with at least five different archaic human groups as they moved out of Africa and across Eurasia. ...
03:26, 07/18/2019

Human-sized penguin fossil discovered in New Zealand New species said to have been four times heavier than emperor penguinA giant penguin that stood as tall as a person has been identified from fossil leg bones discovered by an amateur palaeontologist on New Zealand’s South Island.At 1.6 metres and 80k...
17:39, 08/14/2019

I'm Human Rights Lawyer Becca Heller, and This Is How I Work As co-founder and executive director of the International Refugee Assistance Project, Becca Heller provides legal assistance to refugees trying to emigrate to the United States. Her organization directly fought the Trump administration’s travel ban w...
19:52, 06/05/2019

This "Human Cheese" Is Made From Celebrity Armpit Bacteria A new exhibit at the Victoria & Albert Museum in London features five cheeses have been made with bacteria harvested from the skin of some well-known personalities....
20:26, 06/24/2019

Human-sized penguin fossils found in New Zealand Fossils in New Zealand have led to the discovery of a new species of giant penguin that could grow up to 1.6 meters tall. The penguin's closest relative is another giant penguin that was found in Antarctica....
21:39, 08/14/2019

This startup’s ‘AI’ to build your apps is just a bunch of human devs AI is one of the most common buzzwords of the current startup generation. Companies often claim to have revolutionary AI that’ll change their customers’ lives. However, there are some startups who exaggerate their technical capabilities to get fundin...
10:52, 08/15/2019

Koepka shows he is human after all with mediocre final round Brooks Koepka showed he is fallible after all, four straight bogeys to start the final round costing the American any chance of winning the British Open on Sunday....
22:00, 07/21/2019

Ottawa announces $11.7M in funding for Journalists for Human Rights The funding, which was announced by International Development Minister Maryam Monsef on Friday, will go towards the expansion of a project called 'Canada World: Voice for Women and Girls.'...
01:13, 05/04/2019

Yuma BP arrests 16 in connection to human smuggling attempts YUMA, Ariz, – Sixteen people were arrested earlier this week after Yuma Sector Border Patrol agents stopped two human smuggling attempts in less than a 24-hour time period. According to U.S. Customs and Border Protection, a white Ford Expeditio...
22:13, 08/22/2019

Zoroark Can Trick People With Illusions And Turn Into A Human Every Pokemon is interesting and worth talking about. I don’t play a ton of Pokemon, but I do enjoy the universe and I love learning more about the creatures in it. So, Here’s Another Pokemon! It’s Zoroark!...
18:52, 05/04/2019

Human rights commission condemns Brazilian governor The head of the human rights commission of Rio de Janeiro's legislative assembly is blaming state Gov. Wilson Witzel for a surge in police killings, which totaled a record 434 in the first three months of the year....
00:39, 05/09/2019

Florida firefighter arrested in human trafficking probe A Florida firefighter was arrested Thursday in a human trafficking bust following a two-year-long investigation, according to officials. East Lake Fire Rescue Lt. Matthew Doyle, 38, faces several charges, including kidnapping, human trafficking and l...
19:26, 05/17/2019

Hospital staff on front lines of war on human trafficking WILMINGTON, Del.– Dawn Culp has been an emergency room nurse at Bayhealth for more than 25 years but says she never had enough resources to focus on human trafficking — until now. Throughout the hospital’s hallways are small stickers and ...
22:00, 05/17/2019

Amazon developing device that reads human emotion Amazon is reportedly developing a voice-activated wearable device that can recognize human emotions. The gadget, meant to be worn on a person’s wrist, is reportedly a health and wellness product developed via a collaboration between Lab126 R...
23:00, 05/23/2019

Bahrain executes three people, despite human rights outcry Human rights groups had warned against the executions, calling them ‘utterly shameful”Bahrain has executed three people convicted in two separate cases, one a case of “terrorism” and killing a police officer, and the second related to the killing of ...
08:26, 07/27/2019

90 percent of data breaches are caused by human error A new report from Kaspersky Lab has revealed that security incidents in public cloud infrastructure are more likely to occur as a result of a customer's employees rather than by actions carried out by cloud providers.The cybersecurity firm'...
21:52, 05/08/2019

Labour to be probed by human rights watchdog over antisemitism An investigation into whether the Labour Party "unlawfully discriminated against, harassed or victimised people because they are Jewish" has been launched by the Equality and Human Rights Commission (EHRC)....
14:39, 05/28/2019

EU sued by human rights lawyers over migrant deaths A group of lawyers are asking the ICC to investigate the European Union for crimes against humanity, arguing that the bloc's policies are responsible for thousands of migrant deaths in the Mediterranean....
14:13, 06/03/2019

The Morning After: The human ears that listen in via Google Assistant Hey, good morning! You look fabulous. Welcome to Friday! Some Google employees are apparently listening to a small percentage of your Assistant queries, there's a new full-frame camera that's just very small and it's time to get excit...
22:52, 07/12/2019

Maduro criticizes UN human rights report in letter Embattled Venezuelan president Nicolas Maduro has written a letter to the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Michelle Bachelet, to reject the content of a report in which Bachelet highlighted "patterns of violations of all human right...
02:39, 07/13/2019

16 Marines arrested on human smuggling, drug charges Sixteen US Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton in California on Thursday during battalion formation for alleged illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to the 1st Marine Division. “Information gai...
20:13, 07/25/2019

Bruce Parry: ‘Human beings have really big problems ahead’ The adventurer and explorer has been to the Amazon and the Arctic. Now he’s setting up a project in Wales as a personal response to the climate crisisEventually, even the most intrepid adventurer has to come home. In the past 20 years Bruce Parry has...
13:52, 07/14/2019

Eco-friendly ending: Washington state is first to allow human composting Legislation would let facilities offer ‘natural organic reduction’ which turns a body into about two wheelbarrows’ worth of soilAshes to ashes, guts to dirt.Governor Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday making Washington the first state to approve c...
04:00, 05/22/2019

2 Human Traffickers Arrested In Assam, 3 Girls Rescued Two human traffickers, including a woman, were arrested from the Guwahati railway station and three minor girls rescued, as part of a special drive, officials said on Tuesday....
22:13, 05/21/2019

Early human ancestors were breastfed for the first year of life New analysis of ancient hominin teeth suggests Australopithecus africanus, one of the earliest human ancestors, breastfed their children for the first year of life....
20:13, 07/15/2019

DeepMind AI uses teamwork to defeat human 'Quake III' players After developing an AI system that can beat Go and chess, Google-owned DeepMind started tackling a different class of games: multiplayer ones, which usually require teamwork. In a paper published by Science, a group of DeepMind researchers have detai...
15:13, 05/31/2019

This robot learns its two-handed moves from human dexterity If robots are really to help us out around the house or care for our injured and elderly, they’re going to want two hands… at least. But using two hands is harder than we make it look — so this robotic control system learns from humans be...
22:26, 05/29/2019

16 Marines arrested on human smuggling and drug charges Sixteen U.S. Marines were arrested Thursday on human smuggling and drug allegations at a base in Southern California, military officials said. The Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton based on information gained from a previous human smuggling inv...
00:52, 07/26/2019

EU criticizes human rights in Turkey, ‘backsliding’ on laws BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union says Turkey continues to distance itself from the bloc and its values and says sees no reason to unblock the country’s EU membership talks. In a progress report on Turkey’s membership prospects released ...
15:13, 05/29/2019

Indianapolis police: Suitcase found containing human remains INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Police say a suitcase containing human remains has been found near a creek in Indianapolis. Department spokeswoman Officer Genae Cook tells The Indianapolis Star that several people were walking along Bean Creek on the city’...
18:00, 05/28/2019

Catch-22 Is "Harrowing, Heartbreaking, Human, and Hilarious" According to the Cast In the mood for a bit of a weird laugh this weekend? Hulu just launched Catch-22, its miniseries adaptation of the classic satirical novel by Joseph Heller. George Clooney is an executive......
01:26, 05/18/2019

What we know about the arrest of 16 Marines on human smuggling, drug charges The arrest of 16 Marines at Camp Pendleton is related to an two earlier arrests on human smuggling charges.        ...
18:00, 07/26/2019

Philippines slam UN human rights probe of drug war The United Nations Human Rights Council has voted to investigate the thousands of killings in the Philippines tied to President Rodrigo Duterte's ongoing war on drugs, a move which the country's foreign minister quickly denounced as unjust....
03:13, 07/12/2019

New project to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop A new scientific project is being launched in the UK to unlock the secrets of how human embryos develop in the first weeks and months after fertilisation....
07:13, 07/25/2019

Climate change could end human civilization by 2050: report A harrowing new climate change report warns we may be on the way to extinction, claiming there is a "high likelihood" human civilization will come to an end by 2050 unless action is taken on greenhouse gas emissions....
02:00, 06/04/2019

Three tons of trash and human bodies carried off Everest Volunteers have removed three tonnes from the world's highest mountain as part of a clean up operation to remove trash that has accumulated at altitude....
21:52, 05/02/2019

Sixteen U.S. Marines arrested on suspicion of human trafficking Sixteen U.S. Marines were arrested on Thursday at their base in Southern California on suspicion of drug-related offenses and the smuggling of undocumented migrants along the U.S.-Mexico border, U.S. military officials said....
02:52, 07/26/2019

This human-sized jellyfish is both really cool and kinda scary The world’s oceans are filled with all manner of jaw-dropping creatures, but you have to be in the right place at the right time to actually catch a glimpse of them. For wildlife biologist Lizzie Daly, the right place was in the water off the s...
03:00, 07/17/2019

Chlamydia vaccine shown to be safe in first ever human trial First ever clinical trial of chlamydia vaccine shows the drug is safe for women and triggers an immune response against the bacteria that causes the infection...
03:00, 08/13/2019

Carbon dioxide levels highest in human history Atmospheric levels of planet-warming carbon dioxide have hit a record high of more than 415 parts per million. The accelerated rise of man-made greenhouse gas emissions has scientists alarmed....
07:39, 05/14/2019

A Yellowstone supervolcano eruption could ‘lead to human extinction’ The eruption of a “supervolcano” underneath Yellowstone National Park would be like nothing humanity has ever seen, according to an op-ed from The New York Times. There are 20 supervolcanoes on Earth that represent that greatest natural threat to hum...
23:52, 08/22/2019

Qantas to Test Human Endurance for a 19-Hour Flight Global airlines are vying to operate ultralong flights made possible by new fuel-efficient aircraft. Airlines want to see what they can do to improve the passenger experience and keep pilots and crew alert....
22:39, 08/22/2019

Google’s Translatotron is an end-to-end model that mimics human voices Google AI today introduced Translatotron, an end-to-end speech-to-speech model capable of retaining the sound of the voice that's being translated.Read More...
22:00, 05/15/2019

UN human rights chief appeals for dialogue in Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is urging Venezuela’s government and opposition to put aside deep political differences and commit to dialogue aimed at ending a humanitarian crisis showing no signs of letting up...
07:13, 06/22/2019

Mexico to target human traffickers in immigration crackdown Mexico's foreign affairs secretary says the government will not tolerate human trafficking and provided new details of the weekend "rescue" of nearly 800 migrants packed into semi-trailers....
18:00, 06/17/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over death of 71 migrants Four human traffickers have been sentenced to life in prison by a Hungarian court for the deaths of 71 migrants found inside an abandoned truck in Austria, Reuters reported Thursday....
02:39, 06/21/2019

Venezuela allows UN human rights chief Bachelet to set up office The UN human rights chief plans to set up an office in Venezuela to monitor the ongoing humanitarian crisis there. Michelle Bachelet said the dire situation must not be allowed to "deteriorate any further."...
16:39, 06/22/2019

Self-Driving Cars Have a Problem: Safer Human-Driven Ones The technology that was supposed to give us robo-taxis is making human-driven cars safer at a rate that completely autonomous vehicles may have trouble matching....
01:39, 06/16/2019

Trevor Bauer Enjoyed Feeling Like A Human For A Change It’s been a turbulent few days for Trevor Bauer. His start Sunday was perhaps his worst of the year, and ended with Bauer angrily chucking the ball all the way over the wall in center. For that he was chewed out by manager Terry Francona, and later f...
22:26, 08/02/2019

World’s First Human-Monkey Hybrid Created In China A team of American and Spanish scientists relocated to China to jump European laws and they have created the world’s first human-monkey embryo, in the next step in the controversial breeding of animals for the human organs program. ...
06:39, 08/04/2019

| Semenya accuses IAAF of treating her like 'human guinea pig' South Africa's double Olympic 800m champion Caster Semenya has accused world athletics' governing body the IAAF of treating her like "human guinea pig"....
18:13, 06/18/2019

Pompeo unveils 2019 human trafficking report Secretary of State Mike Pompeo unveiled an annual report on human trafficking Thursday and pledged to "send the strongest message possible to traffickers that we will not tolerate their despicable and criminal acts." (June 20)    ...
21:52, 06/20/2019

ICE's most wanted alleged human-trafficker nabbed in Michigan Federal agents apprehended a member of Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s Most Wanted List Wednesday who has been on the run for more than two years for his alleged role in operating a large-scale human trafficking and drug operation out of a Detro...
18:00, 08/01/2019

'It’s like we’re not even human': the reality of being a trans black woman in America A spate of murders in Texas has triggered old traumas and the harsh reminder of just how dangerous being trans black woman isLeShay Weeks almost didn’t make it to the party. For 18 years, she has managed to avoid the south Dallas intersection where h...
10:52, 06/27/2019

Hungary: Human traffickers get life sentences for 71 deaths BUDAPEST, Hungary (AP) — A Hungarian court has extended the prison sentences of four human traffickers convicted last year for their roles in a 2015 in which 71 migrants suffocated in the back of a refrigerated truck found on a highway in Austria. Ac...
13:26, 06/20/2019

AI at work: Machines are training human workers to be more compassionate AI-powered software Cogito aims to improve customer service agents' emotional intelligence. Basically, the computer helps them to be more human.       ...
06:00, 08/24/2019

Disease that can be transferred from dog to human confirmed in Iowa, officials say The zoonotic disease, known as "canine Brucellosis," is spread through reproductive fluids. Instances were found at a small-dog breeding facility.        ...
22:52, 05/12/2019

UN human rights chief makes first visit to Venezuela The United Nations’ top human rights official is visiting Venezuela amid heightened international pressure on Nicolás Maduro for allegedly silencing opponents with jail, torture and excessive violence...
22:26, 06/19/2019

Researchers create human-monkey chimeras in China Scientists are experimenting with human-monkey chimeras in China. According to a report by Spanish newspaper El Pais, researchers are inserting human cells into monkey embryos in the lab and watching them grow....
00:26, 08/02/2019

Suitcase with human remains retrieved from Cypriot lake A diver has retrieved from the bottom of a man-made lake a suitcase that police officials in Cyprus say contains the decomposing remains of a woman, believed to be one of the victims of a military officer who has confessed to killing seven foreign wo...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Miniature brains grown in the lab have human-like neural activity Neurons in lab-grown ‘mini brains’ can be coaxed into communicating with each other, which might help in disease research – while also raising ethical questions...
17:52, 06/27/2019

Eritrea in the UN Human Rights Council: Fox guarding the henhouse The UN Human Rights Council regularly accuses Eritrea of large-scale human rights abuses. Yet the regime in Asmara was accepted as a member and now even chairs the world's top human rights body....
23:26, 06/27/2019

How to Protest Human Rights Abuses at U.S. Detention Centers Many of us are feeling some combination of despair, outrage, and shock at reports of the conditions at the U.S. southern border. It’s devastating to learn that our government is separating children from their families, cramming people into overcrowde...
23:13, 06/21/2019

Fla. governor signs bill allowing AVs with no human operator Under the new Florida law, which takes effect July 1, a fully autonomous vehicle meeting all insurance requirements may operate without a human occupant or operator....
02:39, 06/14/2019

Redefining the next generation of human machine interaction: a Q&A with Mobvoi If you’ve heard of the company Mobvoi recently, it’s likely because of its Ticwatch smartwatch line or its other accessories that have gained tremendous popularity over the last few years. However, Mobvoi is actually a Chinese artificia...
11:00, 07/02/2019

Lance Armstrong As A Bunny-Human Hybrid Is Creepy Hello! Today we meet drink some semen, sacrifice a pizza, learn about the future of Gears of War, talk about Farmville (?) and meet the animal version of Lance Armstrong. It’s Morning Checkpoint!...
18:26, 06/29/2019

At last, US dream of resuming human space launches are within reach For nearly a decade the US has relied on Russia to get its astronauts into space. With the test of SpaceX's crew capsule, it looks set to bring launches home again soon...
21:26, 04/28/2019

‘Climate apartheid’: UN expert says human rights may not survive Right to life is likely to be undermined alongside the rule of law, special rapporteur saysThe world is increasingly at risk of “climate apartheid”, where the rich pay to escape heat and hunger caused by the escalating climate crisis while the rest o...
11:52, 06/25/2019

Human waste and abandoned tents pile up on Everest Mount Everest's popularity this season has left the Nepalese government with a huge amount of rubbish to clean up, including human waste, campaigners say....
13:52, 06/24/2019

Netflix is testing human-curated collections to go with its algorithms If you're finding the Netflix recommendation algorithms a little on the stale side, help is on the way: the streaming service is testing a new Collections feature, where you can browse through picks from expert editors too.As reported by TechCru...
21:26, 08/24/2019

Human Things' Switch charger is also a portable TV dock If you're looking for a portable way to play Nintendo Switch games on a big screen, a new Kickstarter project from accessory maker Human Things, creators of a Switch Bluetooth audio dongle, might be just what you need....
19:00, 08/08/2019

How surveillance capitalism is changing human nature forever Firms that turn behaviour into saleable data are reshaping society – and us, says Shoshana Zuboff as she discusses her book, The Age of Surveillance Capitalism...
19:13, 04/28/2019

Human organs to be grown in animals after ban lifted in Japan A controversial experiment to create "human-animal hybrids" using gene-manipulation science has been approved in Japan. It attempts to solve a major healthcare problem: the short supply of human organs for transplants....
16:26, 07/30/2019

How Earth's changing ecosystems may have driven human evolution The most detailed ever look at Earth's prehistoric climate suggests many habitats changed in the past 800,000 years – and this may be why we evolved big brains...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Private banking: Wealthtech 2.0 – when human meets robot If there was ever a risk of client advisers being replaced by robots, that danger has now passed. Today both robo-advisers and large wealth managers see the importance of having humans and technology work together....
19:00, 04/28/2019

Two-million-year-old toothache may have killed an early human A new analysis of a rare hominin specimen has revealed what may be the earliest known dental abscess – a painful mass of pus growing inside the jaw – in the Homo genus...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Human bones reportedly found in bag at NJ snack stand A bag of what appears to be human bones was found at a New Jersey snack stand that overlooks the Hudson River, a report said Monday. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the bag of bones hanging on a door when they arrived for wor...
07:13, 07/02/2019

Russia will respond to U.S. human rights sanctions: embassy The Russian Embassy in Washington said on Thursday that U.S. sanctions against a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights violations will be met with "reciprocal measures."...
05:00, 05/17/2019

There’s a Thriving Market for Human Body Parts on Instagram Users quietly buy and sell human skulls, decorated and sold by macabre enthusiasts. Is the underground marketplace just a microcosm of our colonial past?...
21:00, 08/21/2019

Corey Johnson: ‘Access to nutritious food is a human right’ With the city hungry for stay-at-home leadership, Council Speaker and mayoral hopeful Corey Johnson grabbed the spotlight Thursday by unveiling plans to combat food inequity in the Big Apple. As Mayor Bill de Blasio flew back from Detroit after a poo...
15:39, 08/02/2019

Researchers create electronic lens that works better than the human eye A new breakthrough could soon revolutionize the design of almost every optical instrument in use today, including cameras, eyeglasses and telescopes. Combining recent developments in artificial muscle and flat lens technologies, a team of researchers...
10:39, 08/22/2019

Jeffrey Epstein Hoped to Seed Human Race With His DNA Mr. Epstein, the accused sex trafficker, was fascinated by eugenics. He told scientists and others of his vision of using his New Mexico ranch to impregnate women....
23:13, 07/31/2019

Microplastic pollution is everywhere, but not necessarily a risk to human health Tiny plastic particles known as microplastics are “everywhere – including in our drinking-water”, but they are not necessarily a risk to human health, UN experts said on Thursday....
07:00, 08/22/2019

Remains found in Boundary Waters wilderness are human DULUTH, Minn. (AP) — Authorities in Minnesota say skeletal remains found in the Boundary Waters Canoe Area Wilderness are human. The remains were found in late April at a campsite belonging to a New Mexico man who planned to spend the winter in the w...
16:13, 05/10/2019

Exclusive: Controversial skeleton may be a new species of early human A skeleton found decades ago in South Africa may be a new species of Australopithecus, and could help reveal when our ancestors evolved to walk on two feet...
18:13, 04/28/2019

I Am Mother envisions a dark future world where AI is almost human A young girl is raised underground by a robot mother (Rose Byrne) following an extinction event on Earth in I Am Mother. A humanoid sentient robot raises a young woman from an embryo in an underground bunker, after an unspecified cataclysmic event ...
19:00, 06/13/2019

First human-monkey chimera raises concern among scientists Researchers reprogrammed human cells before injecting them in the monkey embryoEfforts to create human-animal chimeras have rebooted an ethical debate after reports emerged that scientists have produced monkey embryos containing human cells.A chimera...
10:52, 08/03/2019

Bag of bones found at NJ snack stand confirmed to be human The bag of bones found at a New Jersey snack stand overlooking the Hudson River were confirmed as human remains on Wednesday, according to a report. Employees at the State Line Lookout cafe in Alpine found the body parts hanging on a door when they a...
08:00, 07/04/2019

Record heatwave 'made much more likely' by human impact on climate Scientists say July at least equalled and may have beaten hottest month on recordThe record-breaking heatwave that roasted Europe last month was a one-in-a-thousand-year event made up to 100 times more likely by human-driven climate change, scientist...
15:13, 08/02/2019

NeRay exploits human foolishness in an overstuffed Legends Of Tomorrow It is to the great credit of Legends Of Tomorrow that the show’s writers have discovered a very particular sweet spot, one shared by some of TV’s best comedies. One example: The late, lamented American Vandal, which, like Legends, found that it could...
09:26, 05/14/2019

Amnesty: Don’t let Azerbaijan hide human rights abuses behind football • Body criticises decision to stage Europa League final in Baku• ‘Azerbaijan is in the grip of a sinister human rights crackdown’Amnesty International has increased the pressure on European football’s governing body Uefa by saying Azerbaijan must not...
15:26, 05/22/2019

Turning loved ones into soil? Washington becomes first state to allow human composting Gov. Jay Inslee signed legislation Tuesday to approve "natural organic reduction," or "human composting." The process turns bodies into soil in weeks.        ...
15:52, 05/22/2019

Scientists Went to China to Create Controversial Human-Monkey Embryos An international collaboration is claiming to have created hybridized human-monkey embryos in China. Disturbingly, the research could result in monkeys capable of producing human organs for transplants, leading to a host of ethical concerns.Read more...
03:39, 08/03/2019

A Chlamydia Vaccine Shows Promise in Early Human Trial A vaccine for the most commonly reported sexually transmitted infection in the U.S.—the bacterial disease chlamydia—is now a substantial step closer to reality. On Monday, researchers reported that two of their vaccine candidates were found to be saf...
03:39, 08/14/2019

New Data Platform Illuminates History of Human Environmental Impact The human environmental footprint is not only deep, but old. Ancient traces of this footprint can be found in animal bones, shells, scales, and antlers at archaeological sites. Together, these specimens tell the millennia-long story of how humans hav...
00:26, 05/14/2019

Amazon reportedly developing a wearable that recognizes human emotions In its latest effort to be involved in every aspect of our lives, Amazon is reportedly working on a new voice-activated wearable device that is capable of recognizing human emotions. According to Bloomberg, the wearable will be worn on the wrist, lik...
20:13, 05/23/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
21:39, 05/13/2019

Carbon dioxide levels hit new landmark at 415 ppm, highest in human history Data from the Mauna Loa Observatory in Hawaii showed that carbon dioxide levels reached 415 parts per million on Friday.        ...
19:00, 05/13/2019

Nxivm leader wanted branding ceremonies to be like human sacrifices Accused sex cult leader Keith Raniere wanted the branding of his female slaves to mimic ritualistic human sacrifice, a Brooklyn jury heard Wednesday. The Nxivm founder’s disturbing fantasies were captured on an audio recording by “Smallvi...
22:26, 05/22/2019

3 Forced To Consume Human Excreta On Suspicion Of Witchcraft In Jharkhand Three people were allegedly forced to consume human excreta in Jharkhand's Giridih town last week on the suspicion of practising witchcraft, the police said on today....
13:52, 07/23/2019

Tesla's Navigate Is Worse Than Human Driving: Consumer Reports Car buyers have shown that they’re ready to embrace autonomous cars—but are automakers actually equipped to meet that demand? A new Consumer Reports article evaluating the viability of Tesla’s Autopilot software says that we’re... not quite there yet...
18:39, 05/22/2019

Seeing SpongeBob SquarePants Actors as Human Versions of Their Characters May Haunt You What happens when SpongeBob SquarePants comes to life? Well, the above picture happens. It's...a little jarring. The voice cast of the long-running animated series will play their......
21:13, 05/22/2019

Missing girl, 4, found during Texas human trafficking raid A four year old girl was found 1,200 miles from her home in the hands of a human traffickers — and authorities think her mother handed her over to them, The Daily Mail reported Saturday. Little Aubriana Recinos , of Fayetteville, North Carolina, who ...
18:39, 08/04/2019

HBO's Chernobyl drama highlights the human cost of nuclear catastrophe An intense new HBO miniseries about the world's worst nuclear accident turns the Chernobyl Soviet scientists into unlikely heroes in its portrayal of a world superpower approaching meltdown...
19:39, 05/03/2019

The Latest: Report: Nature in worst shape in human history The Latest on a report on the threat of extinction for the Earth’s plants and animals (all times EDT): 7 a.m. Scientists say nature is in more trouble now than at any other time in human history, with extinction looming over 1 million species o...
14:13, 05/06/2019

Burnout: Soccer stars 'reaching threshold of human endurance' Professional footballers around the world are reaching breaking point under the strain of constant matches, according to a new "At the Limit" report by FIFPRO....
17:39, 08/02/2019

24 million natural acres in U.S. lost to human activity, report says The United States loses the equivalent of two football fields of natural area per minute due to housing development, agriculture, oil and gas and other human factors, a new independent report said....
01:26, 08/08/2019

Aerial photos show human impact on natural world Viewed from above, the Mediterranean's salt farms take the form of abstract paintings. Piles of crystallized salt, which divide the artificial ponds, appear like lines of white paint between blocks of saturated green, red, orange and pink -- colors c...
11:13, 05/20/2019

FBI finds bodies sewn together ‘like Frankenstein’ in human chop shop Buckets of body parts, a cooler filled with male genitalia and a woman’s head sewn onto a male torso “like Frankenstein” were found by FBI agents during a raid on an Arizona body donation center, a new lawsuit reveals. The stomach-c...
10:00, 07/26/2019

Meet Alyssa Carson, the 18-year-old training to become the first human on Mars At just three years old, Alyssa Carson knew she wanted to be an astronaut, and since then, she’s worked tirelessly. Carson could soon become the first human to set foot on Mars — even if it means never returning back to Earth.  “My fascination with s...
11:39, 07/26/2019

LifeProof’s USB-C Power Packs Can Survive Your Clumsy Human Existence Every time I hoist my daily-carry LifeProof power bank out of my backpack in open sight of others, I get questions, scoffs, and ridicule about it being such an absolute unit. After defensively responding with a list of its benefits on several occasio...
03:13, 07/27/2019

Report: Human traffickers in Africa shifting business models ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia (AP) — A new report indicates human traffickers in East and North Africa are shifting their business models to evade detection. The report by the Research and Evidence Facility, affiliated to the European Union, stated the route...
13:39, 05/10/2019

AI learns to predict the outcomes of human rights court cases AI is going into law. It can now predict the outcomes of human rights cases and next year Estonia is planning to use the technology to moderate disputes in small claims courts...
17:26, 08/08/2019

Key European human rights body marks 70th birthday Over 30 European foreign ministers have gathered in the Finnish capital to mark the 70th anniversary of the continent's key human rights body, the Council of Europe....
21:39, 05/16/2019

Nature conservation projects marred by human rights violations Arrests, torture, murder: Is there a link between environmental protection organization WWF and brutal action taken by park rangers in Africa against civilians? Payments by Germany and the EU are also being scrutinized....
22:52, 05/16/2019

Human Rights Watch reports new wave of Chechnya gay abuse MOSCOW (AP) — Human Rights Watch is reporting a new wave of gay men being detained and tortured in the Russian republic of Chechnya. The group said it interviewed four gay men who had fled the conservative, predominantly Muslim region saying they wer...
14:26, 05/09/2019

Statistical Date Analysis Concludes That 'Ancient Human' Was Not Our Ancestor One of the great issues in all of science is the search for the direct ancestor of modern humans. Many species of hominin have been put forward down the years and a recently uncovered species Australopithecus sediba has been claimed as the progenitor...
15:13, 05/09/2019

First human case of West Nile virus found in Tennessee MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials say this year’s first human case of West Nile virus in Tennessee has been reported in the state’s largest county. The Shelby County Health Department said Thursday that the mosquito-borne illness has been...
13:00, 08/09/2019

UN human rights expert condemns attacks on Sudan protesters CAIRO (AP) — A U.N. human rights expert has condemned attacks on Sudanese protesters that left six killed, including an army officer, earlier this week, calling on the ruling military council to ensure the protection of peaceful demonstrators. Aristi...
18:26, 05/17/2019

Chinese EV start-up Human Horizons unveils radical SUV concept Human Horizons HiPhi 1 Bold new firm tabs ex-Jaguar Land Rover special projects boss to head development of new SUV, due in 2021 Chinese start-up Human Horizons, whose technical team is led by the former boss of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle...
04:00, 08/01/2019

Walmart marries AI and human intelligence for in-home grocery delivery Walmart understands that their customers don’t want to go to the grocery store, they just want to feed their families, with a lot less stress and headache.Read More...
00:13, 07/26/2019

On World Bee day, human activity blamed for falling pollinator numbers If you think you’re busy, then spare a thought for the world’s bees; for they, along with other insects and animals, are responsible for pollinating more than 75 per cent of the planet’s favourite food crops....
20:00, 05/20/2019

Nancy Pelosi, J.K. Rowling to be honored with RFK Human Rights award Robert F. Kennedy Human Rights announced Tuesday U.S. House Speaker Nancy Pelosi and British author J.K. Rowling are among this year's winners of its Ripple of Hope Award....
01:39, 08/14/2019

Burnout: Soccer stars 'reaching threshold of human tolerance' Professional footballers around the world are reaching breaking point under the strain of constant matches, according to a new "At the Limit" report by FIFPRO....
12:26, 08/02/2019

WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups WhatsApp said on Tuesday a security breach on its messaging app had signs of coming from a government using surveillance technology developed by a private company and may have targeted human rights groups....
19:00, 05/14/2019

Top Court Fines 7 States Over Status Of Human Rights Courts The Supreme Court on Tuesday slapped penalty of up to Rs 1 lakh on seven states for failing to file responses on setting up human rights courts despite its direction last year....
20:00, 08/13/2019

Carbon dioxide in atmosphere hits level never before seen in human history The Earth is dealing with something that it hasn’t faced in at least the last 800,000 years. It’s a dramatic shift in the levels of carbon dioxide present in the planet’s atmosphere and it’s abundantly clear that mankind is the reason for the change....
20:26, 05/14/2019

Google built an AI that detects lung cancer better than human doctors Science fiction has taught us to fear the inevitable rise of digital brains, and while it’s true that handing too much power to machines of our own creation could end badly, AI is proving itself to be an incredible tool for improving lives. The...
06:39, 05/22/2019

| Japan approves growing human organs in animals for first time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
09:39, 08/02/2019

Centrist Pundits Somehow Fall for Human Mayonnaise Jar John Delaney Several centrist pundits have chosen former Rep. John Delaney as a winner of Tuesday’s Democratic debate over his criticism of Medicare for All. Yes, you read that right: people who are paid to analyze politics watched Delaney fall flat on his face a...
15:13, 07/31/2019

Scientists consider 'human-made volcano' to slow global warming Scientists considered the possibility of replicating the cooling effects of a volcanic eruption by creating a "human-made volcano" to combat climate change....
05:00, 08/06/2019

| Human sacrifice bridge rumours spark Bangladesh lynchings Eight people have been killed in vigilante lynchings in Bangladesh sparked by rumours on social media of children being kidnapped and sacrificed as offerings for the construction of a mega-bridge, police said....
03:00, 07/25/2019

Russian activists: 'There are a lot of laws aimed at the restriction of human rights' Russian historical and civil rights organization Memorial received the Right Livelihood Award in 2004. 15 years on, Memorial continues to bring cases of human rights violations to the European Court of Human Rights....
16:00, 08/01/2019

Japan Approves Growing Human Organs In Animals For First Time Scientists in Japan will begin trying to grow human organs in animals after receiving government permission for the first study of its kind in the country....
15:39, 08/01/2019

Scientists in Japan get clearance for growing human-animal hybrids Genetic modification can be a touchy subject in scientific circles, especially when the life form being modified is an animal. Researchers fear that the consequences of rogue scientists “playing God” will lead us down a scary path, and th...
09:39, 08/01/2019

NASA Selects 11 US Firms to Build Human Lunar Landers NASA has selected 11 companies including Jeff Bezos' Blue Origin, Elon Musk's SpaceX to develop prototypes of human landers for its Artemis lunar exploration programme....
13:52, 05/17/2019

New research shows human cells mimic computer chips Living cells are wired like computer chips, using direct signals to instruct them how to function, but they can also change behavior rapidly -- something chips can't do, new research by the University of Edinburgh shows....
17:52, 05/24/2019

England's 'super-human' Stokes revels in ultimate vindication "Most players would have been broken by what happened at the end of the T20 World Cup final in 2016 but Ben Stokes, the bowler destroyed by West Indies\u0027 Carlos Brathwaite, is made of sterner stuff and three years on was England\u0027s one-day he...
04:00, 07/15/2019

Human leg, other body parts found in Coney Island: cops A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources. “We think there may be more,” a source told The Post. “They can se...
03:13, 07/12/2019

At 19 hours, it's the world's longest flight. But how will the human body cope? Australian airline Qantas has announced three test flights, with 40 people traveling directly from London or New York to Sydney, to see how the human body copes with 19 solid hours of air travel....
02:13, 08/23/2019

Machine learning goes beyond theory to beat human poker champs How to deal with a breakdown in theoretical support in machine learning? Researchers from Carnegie Mellon and Facebook describe winning many hands against the world’s top poker players by inventing smart search strategies to counter a lack of theoret...
01:13, 07/12/2019

Neuromorphic chip has the architecture similar to neurons of the human brain Neuromorphic hardware has been around for a while but is finally gaining traction and is beginning to be applied in exciting new ways.“It’s AI technology on a chip which uses pattern recognition technology and will be the next disruptiv...
16:00, 04/30/2019

Snail-inspired reversible superglue can hold weight of a human Scientists have demonstrated how the super strong product can hold the weight of an average male with only two postage stamp-sized squares of the substance....
19:52, 06/18/2019

Poland must maintain judicial independence: human rights official Poland's government needs to do more to preserve judicial independence and avoid "undermining public confidence in it," the Council of Europe's Commissioner for Human Rights said in a report published on Friday....
12:39, 06/28/2019

As Walmart turns to robots, it’s the human workers who feel like machines Some workers at the retail titan's superstores said they had expected the robots would take their jobs one day. But they hadn't expected this strange middle period, during which they'd have to work alongside brittle, clumsy and easily confused machin...
18:26, 06/06/2019

Oldest human remains outside Africa found in Europe: researchers More than 200,000 years old, skull fragments found in Greece show Homo sapiens reached Europe from Africa much earlier than previously known. The findings may upend theories about migration from the cradle of humankind....
01:52, 07/11/2019

UN human rights chief meets with Venezuela’s Guaidó, Maduro The United Nations’ top human rights official is preparing to hold separate meetings in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and President Nicolás Maduro...
16:52, 06/21/2019

Realistic Human Face Coin Purse Is Nightmare Fuel Japan’s DJ Doooo not only makes music but also wraps everyday objects in realistic-looking human flesh. The result is starting, and ghoulish....
14:00, 06/04/2019

Climate crisis seriously damaging human health, report finds National academies say effects include spread of diseases and worse mental healthA report by experts from 27 national science academies has set out the widespread damage global heating is already causing to people’s health and the increasingly seriou...
19:39, 06/03/2019

Venezuela must guarantee judicial impartiality - UN human rights expert As political tensions continue to escalate in Venezuela, a United Nations independent human rights expert has called on the Government to “take all necessary measures to guarantee judicial independence,” following concerns that some pressure may have...
19:39, 04/28/2019

Israeli order against Human Rights Watch director frozen Israel's Supreme Court has issued a ruling allowing the local director of Human Rights Watch to remain in the country while he fights a deportation order....
15:26, 06/02/2019

Italy frees Eritrean refugee mistaken for human trafficker An Eritrean carpenter residing in Sudan was arrested in 2016 as part of a joint British-Italian operation. Three years later, a court in Sicily said he isn't the human trafficking kingpin they wanted....
22:26, 07/12/2019

US Adds Saudi Arabia, Cuba To Blacklist On Human Trafficking The United States on Thursday added Saudi Arabia and Cuba to its blacklist of countries that it says are not doing enough to fight human trafficking, a designation that could bring sanctions....
21:26, 06/20/2019

Four human traffickers jailed for life over migrant truck deaths Four years ago, the bodies of 71 migrants were found inside an abandoned truck in Austria. The main suspects had already been sentenced, but now an appeal court in Hungary has delivered the final ruling on the case....
11:26, 06/20/2019

UN Human Rights chief arrives in Venezuela to probe crisis Michelle Bachelet will meet with members of the opposition, civil society and the government. The visit comes in the midst of an entrenched political crisis and as Juan Guaido grapples with corruption accusations....
08:52, 06/20/2019

'Human Fall Flat' lands on iOS and Android June 26th Human Fall Flat has proven a big hit on consoles and PC, with more than five million copies sold by last February as players hopped into No Brakes Games' hilarity-filled world. It emerged back then that a mobile port was on the way, and now we k...
07:52, 06/20/2019

Threats to human rights rising in Poland, official warns WARSAW – Poland’s crisis over the rule of law also poses a growing threat to human rights in the European Union’s biggest ex-communist member, the country’s ombudsman for human rights said. Poland’s nationalist government is facing legal action...
21:13, 06/19/2019

'Pieces of human society': deep ocean may be riddled with microplastics Quantity of particles hundreds of meters underwater off California is on par with Great Pacific Garbage Patch, study findsAnela Choy, a biological oceanographer, had been noticing something odd while studying the diets of tuna and other deep-diving f...
14:00, 06/06/2019

Tennessee man arrested after police say human torso found in car: report A severed human torso was reportedly found in a Tennessee man's crashed car after an attempted traffic stop on Sunday. Now Dorrae Debrice Johnson of Knoxville faces several charges including vehicular homicide....
07:13, 06/18/2019

Pompeo launches commission to study human rights role U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo on Monday launched a panel to re-examine the role of human rights in U.S. foreign policy, drawing criticism from lawmakers and activists who said it was an attempt to minimize abortion and gay rights....
23:00, 07/08/2019

Fallout 76 gets human NPCs and a new battle royale mode at E3 2019 One of the chief criticisms of last year’s Fallout 76 was the lack of human NPCs (non-player characters), which made the game’s world feel rather empty compared to previous Fallouts – and at E3 2019, the game’s developers ...
14:39, 06/10/2019

I'm Hooked On Ancestors, A Tough New Survival Game About Human Evolution I’ve exchanged some odd DMs with a colleague over the past week as we try to figure out an intriguing new video game about human evolution. He gives me tips about hugging. I give him tips about making sharp sticks. At one point, I told him, “I gotta ...
20:13, 08/21/2019

Stranded Rohingyas linked to human trafficking: Thai police Thai police said on Thursday there is enough evidence to press human trafficking charges against the captain and crew of a boat carrying 65 Rohingya Muslims that was shipwrecked this week on a southern Thai island....
11:13, 06/13/2019

Eye transplants? Researchers 3D-print first human cornea in U.S., paving way for advancements The scientific breakthrough could lead to far-reaching advancements, from transplants to testing of new cornea-relief products.       ...
00:13, 06/11/2019

Burundi rejects claims of human rights abuses as ‘lies from far away’ Government dismisses UN allegations of summary executions, arbitrary arrests, torture and sexual violence Opponents of Burundi’s government are being subjected to numerous human rights violations, according to a UN commission.Returning refugees and e...
16:52, 07/04/2019

Gene-edited pig organs being tested on monkeys in hopes of human use For George Church, the future is finally now. Back in 2017, the Harvard University geneticist predicted that a startup company he co-founded, eGenesis, would be using animal organs for human transplants within two years. “I was wrong,” Ch...
04:00, 06/13/2019

Human-powered ferry makes a difference for tourists — and the captain Maik Slotta is a man you won't forget. He runs the only remaining manually operated ferry in the German state of Brandenburg, and there's no one to replace him, as DW's Hardy Graupner reports from the Spreewald region....
21:52, 06/12/2019

New Human Rights Panel Raises Fears of a Narrowing U.S. Advocacy Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said the panel would give the administration guidance, but some lawmakers argued it could limit advocacy for women’s rights and gay rights....
01:52, 07/09/2019

Watch super slow-mo video from a camera with human-like vision Conventional video cameras that capture scenes frame by frame have little in common with our eyes, which see the world continuously. A new type of device called an "event camera" works in much the same way, capturing movement as a constant stream of....
18:00, 07/09/2019

Texas police find second set of human bones near park outside of Houston Police in Texas are combing a park outside of Houston Tuesday after finding human bones at an abandoned property just steps away from where another set of bones had been discovered over the weekend....
20:52, 07/09/2019

Chinese human rights lawyer ‘totally changed man’ after being jailed Wife of Wang Quanzhang says his health has deteriorated after four years incarcerationThe wife of the jailed Chinese human rights lawyer Wang Quanzhang has described her husband as a “totally changed man” after she and her son were allowed to see him...
21:39, 06/28/2019

Microsoft’s latest security service uses human intelligence, not artificial Enlarge / Microsoft security experts monitoring the world, looking for hackers. (credit: Microsoft) Microsoft has announced two new cloud services to help administrators detect and manage threats to their systems. The first, Azure Sentinel, is very...
12:52, 05/02/2019

Human Rights Notice To Health Ministry Over Muzaffarpur Deaths The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent notices to the Union Health Ministry and the government of Bihar over reports of increasing deaths of children due to encephalitis in......
16:52, 06/17/2019

Researchers say 6G will stream human brain-caliber AI to wireless devices In the 2G era, storing 1,000 songs in your pocket was a big deal, but with 6G, your pocket device will wirelessly access human brain-caliber AI, anywhere.Read More...
20:13, 06/14/2019

Custom-built drone delivers human kidney for transplant A kidney was delivered via drone for a scheduled transplant — in a first-ever technique that medical professionals hope will make future organ delivery faster and safer. The organ — a left kidney — was transplanted into a 44-year-old Baltimore woman ...
12:13, 05/02/2019

UN human rights chief Bachelet to visit Venezuela next week GENEVA (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official has scheduled a trip to Venezuela next week featuring meetings with President Nicolás Maduro and opposition leader Juan Guaidó, among others. U.N. High Commissioner for Human Rights Mi...
18:52, 06/14/2019

Nicki Minaj pulls out of Saudi Arabia gig over human rights The US rapper said she had better educated herself on the issues and wanted to support the rights of women and the LGBT community in Saudi Arabia. As a result, she has decided not to perform in Jeddah....
14:39, 07/10/2019

Women shouldn't have to tell abortion stories to remind lawmakers they're human #YouKnowMe is both powerful and profoundly depressing – women shouldn’t have to justify wanting bodily autonomySign up for the Week in Patriarchy, a newsletter​ on feminism and sexism sent every Saturday. Continue reading......
17:52, 05/18/2019

Majority of Britons believe climate-change could end human race: poll A majority of Britons believe that climate-change could end the human race, a poll showed on Wednesday after days of high-profile protests by activists thrust global warming onto the political agenda....
16:52, 05/01/2019

Hong Kong protesters form human chain across city Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began....
02:00, 08/24/2019

Stone tools hint that our first human ancestors lived all over Africa We thought the first Homo species evolved in East Africa 2.8 million years ago, but stone tools from Algeria suggest our origins may have spanned the continent...
18:13, 04/28/2019

A dog found a big bone that turned out to be human. Police are seeking answers Seneca, South Carolina police searched this week for human remains after a homeowner's dog found a large bone that belonged to a human female.        ...
22:00, 06/21/2019

The first human farmers continued to forage a wide diet from nature We used to think that our pre-historic switch to farming restricted our diets and deprived us of nutrition, but new evidence suggests this wasn’t the case...
18:13, 04/28/2019

UK study shows seals copying human voice, singing Gray seals can copy the sound of human words and songs, a new research by the University of St Andrews has found. (June 21)        ...
02:26, 06/22/2019

UN human rights chief meets in Venezuela with Guaidó, Maduro CARACAS, Venezuela (AP) — The United Nations’ top human rights official met Friday in Caracas with Venezuelan opposition leader Juan Guaidó and later with President Nicolás Maduro, who are locked in a prolonged struggle over control of the cris...
02:26, 06/22/2019

Monday’s Daily Brief: human rights in the Near East and a Forum for Refugees Monday’s top stories include: human rights issues in Syria, Iraq and the Occupied Palestinian Territory; a global forum to find coordinated solutions to the plight of refugees worldwide; the election of the new head of the UN Food and Agriculture Org...
23:13, 06/24/2019

Elon Musk Forecasts Grim Future of Human Race Elon Musk's grim forecast of humanity suggests that a "population bomb" would lead to a worldwide collapse in humans in the coming decades and everybody would start to see the evident effects by 2050....
21:00, 06/22/2019

Berlin's Asian food hub implicated in human trafficking network German police have identified a popular Asian food market in Berlin as an important waystation in a global human trafficking network, Berlin media has reported. Many of the trafficking victims are minors....
06:00, 06/23/2019

Human remains found inside suitcase near Indianapolis creek Homicide detectives are searching for answers after a suitcase with human remains was found near a creek in Indianapolis. Authorities responded to a call around 1:30 p.m. Monday about the sickening discovery near Bean Creek on the city’s southe...
21:39, 05/28/2019

Single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
17:00, 08/24/2019

Algerian human rights militant dies on hunger strike ALGIERS, Algeria (AP) — An Algerian human rights militant who went on a hunger strike after being jailed in March in the southern city of Ghardaia has died. The lawyer for Kamel Eddine Fekhar, a doctor in Ghardaia, which is where much of Algeria̵...
18:26, 05/28/2019

British football fan detained in UAE lodges human rights complaint Ali Issa Ahmad brings case to UN alleging he was tortured after wearing Qatar T-shirt to matchA British football fan who says he was detained and tortured while on holiday in the United Arab Emirates because he wore a Qatar shirt has lodged a legal c...
15:39, 07/18/2019

Netflix test brings human-curated 'Collections' to streaming Netflix leans on algorithms for virtually all of its show suggestions, but it's trying something radical: curation from real, honest-to-goodness humans. The service is testing expert-crafted Collections that, much like music playlists, offer se...
14:39, 08/24/2019

Chilean police break up migrant human trafficking ring Chilean prosecutors are indicting at least 10 people over their alleged links to a human trafficking ring that smuggled hundreds of Chinese migrants into Chile after charging them $5,000 apiece for tourist visas, local media reported on Saturday....
23:26, 05/25/2019

North Korea: John Bolton is a 'defective human product' North Korea branded U.S. national security adviser John Bolton a “defective human product” on Monday after he accused the rogue state of violating U.N. Security Council resolutions with recent tests of short-range missiles....
23:26, 05/27/2019

Washington Governor signs bill to allow composting human bodies Enlarge / Mockup of a future Recompose facility. (credit: MOLT Studios) This week, Washington Governor Jay Inslee signed a bill to allow the composting of human remains within the state. It is the only state in the US—and possibly the only governme...
20:13, 05/26/2019

TfL Tube chiefs ban adverts from 11 countries over poor human rights Transport for London has suspended new adverts from Saudi Arabia, Pakistan and the United Arab Emirates while it carries out a review of countries with poor human rights records, the Standard can reveal....
16:00, 05/02/2019

Sensor-packed glove learns signatures of the human grasp Wearing a sensor-packed glove while handling a variety of objects, MIT researchers have compiled a massive dataset that enables an AI system to recognize objects through touch alone. The information could be leveraged to help robots identify and mani...
19:52, 05/29/2019

U.S. human trafficking report drops child separation warning The U.S. State Department's annual human trafficking report released on Thursday demoted Saudi Arabia and Cuba to countries that failed to meet minimum U.S. anti-trafficking standards....
01:26, 06/21/2019

Reggie Jackson remembers Bill Buckner as 'a great human being' Hall of Fame outfielder Reggie Jackson was among those who recalled playing with baseball great Bill Buckner, days after the former infield died battling dementia....
18:39, 05/31/2019

Advancing human exploration: Is space the final frontier, and how can data and AI get us there? Fifty years after the moon landing, it's not just NASA working on what many consider the final frontier for humanity: space travel. NASA, however, is special, and one of the reasons is that data is at the heart of what it does....
23:26, 07/15/2019

Activists form 24-mile human chain across Hong Kong Demonstrators in Hong Kong formed a human chain across the island territory Friday to oppose governmental "tyranny," a controversial extradition bill and police brutality....
02:00, 08/24/2019

US mass deportations would lead to 'tremendous human rights abuses' Grace Meng from Human Rights Watch told DW that even though recent immigration raids in US cities weren't as extensive as planned, they still struck fear in migrant communities. She also criticized new US asylum policy....
01:52, 07/16/2019

PEN World Voices Festival: Surveillance Capitalism, Human Autonomy, And you Presented with The GuardianThe 2019 PEN World Voices Festival will bring more than 200 writers and artists representing over 50 nationalities to New York City and Los Angeles this month to discuss and debate the theme Open Secrets — what we reveal an...
18:00, 05/03/2019

Human rights advocates fear Mexico's National Guard Mexico is being credited for helping to reduce Central American migration to the United States, but human rights advocates worry that the newly formed National Guard might be going too far....
05:26, 07/12/2019

Spider With Human-Like Face On Its Back Horrifies The Internet. Watch A spider going viral online has left a lot of people shuddering. The reason - its unique markings. The spider, which was spotted in China, appears to have a human-like face on its back....
08:26, 07/19/2019

Real human being Mitt Romney wants to remind you that "hot dog is my favorite meat" Mitt Romney is desperate for you to believe that he’s a real flesh-and-blood human being and not the skin-draped robot manufactured in a Koch brothers laboratory that we know he truly is. In the past, perhaps sensing that organic society was getting ...
01:00, 07/19/2019

Human Rights Campaign Picks Alphonso David as New President For the first time, a person of color will be the face of the nation’s largest LGBTQ lobby. The Human Rights Campaign on Tuesday announced civil rights lawyer Alphonso David had been officially hired as its seventh president. The selection had ...
20:52, 06/25/2019

Microsoft Edge can now read aloud websites with human-like voices Microsoft’s Edge browser has a neat feature you might not have been aware of: it can read websites out loud for you. Handy as either an accessibility feature or if you’re busy doing something else, the read aloud function is one of my favorite little...
10:52, 08/15/2019

‘The Numbers Are Just Horrendous.’ Almost 30,000 Species Face Extinction Because of Human Activity Overfishing, hunting and land development have pushed more species closer to extinction, according to a new report. The Red List report by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN) found that 27% of the more than 105,000 species the o...
01:26, 07/19/2019

Chimp sign language and human communication follow the same rules Gestures used by chimpanzees to communicate with each other follow some of the same rules intrinsic to human language, according to a study of chimps in Uganda...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Romania finds 'many' more human remains near site of Jewish mass grave Archaeologists have unearthed "many human remains" in northeast Romania near an area where in 2010 they discovered a mass grave for more than 100 Jews killed by Romanian troops during World War Two, military prosecutors said on Tuesday....
16:39, 07/02/2019

Human cost of Yemen war laid bare as the death toll nears 100,000 Report outlines the war’s impact on civilians as well as fighters as the researchers call for resolution to conflictAs the court of appeal prepares to rule on the legitimacy of the British government’s continued supply of weapons to the Saudi-led coa...
15:00, 06/20/2019

Grand theft consciousness: How quantum algorithms will backdoor human-level AI The Reese’s Peanut Butter Cup, as the legend goes, was invented when two oblivious young people walking around eating boring snacks accidentally crashed into each other on a city street. Grab one while you read about an even better mash-up: the one b...
01:52, 05/14/2019

Myanmar blackout may be cover for gross human rights violations: U.N. investigator A blackout of mobile phone data in nine townships in Myanmar's Rakhine and Chin states may be covering up human rights abuses, U.N. special rapporteur Yanghee Lee said on Monday....
17:52, 06/24/2019

Watch: 'Human Discoveries': Zac Efron, Anna Kendrick go prehistoric in new trailer Zac Efron and Anna Kendrick voice a pair of prehistoric characters in the first trailer for Facebook Watch's upcoming animated series, "Human Discoveries."...
23:39, 07/02/2019

Ex-Barclays Euribor trader takes UK to European Court of Human Rights A French former trader with Barclays who was convicted in absentia in London last year of participating in a scheme to rig global interest rates has challenged Britain in the European Court of Human Rights....
18:26, 07/01/2019

Scientists in China are creating monkey-human embryos to fuck with our future, or maybe fix it We already have human-duck things, cat-humans things, and centipede-human things, so why couldn’t we just make our own missing link? According to a report by El País, a biologist and administrator at Spain’s Murcia Catholic University (UCAM), Estr...
09:39, 08/03/2019

Kotaku The Human Cost Of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 | Gizmodo This Is How You’re Being Manipulated | Kotaku The Human Cost Of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 | Gizmodo This Is How You’re Being Manipulated | Jalopnik American Car Companies Still Aren’t Making the Most American Cars | Lifehacker The Best iOS 13 Tricks You Haven’t Tried Yet | The Takeout Ask...
19:00, 06/26/2019

Top Cuomo adviser Alphonso David out, heading to Human Rights Campaign ALBANY — Gov. Andrew Cuomo’s top lawyer Alphonso David will become president of the nation’s largest LGBT civil rights group — Human Rights Campaign. David served Cuomo for more than a decade, first when he was state attorney general as w...
04:00, 06/26/2019

Nimko Ali: ‘Orgasms and sexual pleasure are a human right. I guard these things with my life' For her first book, the anti-FGM campaigner spoke to 150 women around the world about sex, periods and more. She shares what she learned, and why she supports Boris JohnsonThere is a Somali phrase, says Nimko Ali, that sums up the paradox of her stat...
13:26, 06/21/2019

NASA to send drone to Saturn's moon for clues on human origins NASA plans to send a drone named Dragonfly to Saturn's biggest moon, Titan, the agency said Thursday, announcing the space agency's latest high-profile mission to explore the solar system for clues on humanity's origins. "Today I am proud to announce...
00:39, 06/28/2019

This CEO is trying to genetically modify pig organs for human transplant and cure rare diseases United Therapeutics CEO Martine Rothblatt is a trailblazer in drug development for rare diseases. She is now developing technology to tackle the organ shortage in America....
17:52, 06/27/2019

UPDATE 5-WhatsApp security breach may have targeted human rights groups * Informs U.S. law enforcement to help with investigation (Adds comment from Electronic Frontier Foundation, details on Israeli cyber surveillance company NSO Group, comment from lawyer who says he was a target)...
04:26, 05/15/2019

Ukraine walks out of Europe human rights body as Russia returns Delegation leaves Council of Europe assembly in protest at readmission of Russian MPsThe Ukrainian delegation at the parliamentary assembly of the Council of Europe has walked out in protest after Russian MPs were allowed to return to the human right...
15:00, 06/25/2019

U.S. human trafficking report: China, Iran, N. Korea worst offenders U.S. Secretary of State Mike Pompeo said human trafficking is a strain on humanity that violates basic human rights and named China, Iran, North Korea, Syria, Venezuela and Cuba among the worst offenders....
03:52, 06/21/2019

Canada sanctions members of Nicaragua government for human rights violations The measures include asset freezes and dealings prohibitions with nine members of the Nicaraguan government, including Gustavo Eduardo Porras Cortes, president of the Nicaraguan National Assembly....
03:13, 06/22/2019

Chinese start-up Human Horizons unveils radical electric SUV concept Human Horizons HiPhi 1 Bold new firm tabs ex-Jaguar Land Rover special projects boss to head development of SUV, due in 2021 Chinese start-up Human Horizons, whose technical team is led by the former boss of Jaguar Land Rover’s Special Vehicle Ope...
12:00, 08/01/2019

Human ashes, Buzz Lightyear and a sandwich: Strange things we sent into space We've sent hundreds of things to space, from fun, to sentimental, to slightly bizarre. Here are a few of the most interesting.       ...
02:39, 06/25/2019

8,000 kilograms of human poop estimated left on Mount Everest this year The record number of climbers crowding the world’s highest mountain this season has left a government cleanup crew grappling with how to clear away everything from abandoned tents to human waste, such as excrement, that threatens drinking water....
05:52, 06/24/2019

WhatsApp spyware: UK firm promises new 'respect for human rights' following allegations Novalpina Capital to establish new rules at NSO Group following multiple allegations that technology was used to spy on dissidents and the mediaA controversial Israeli cyber weapons company has agreed to establish new internal rules on ways it will p...
21:39, 06/18/2019

Darren Rovell Overdoes It On Attempt At Human Emotion With A Pennywise-Ass Giggle The 2019 NBA Draft is almost underway and, in a surprise to absolutely no one, Darren Rovell is in attendance talking about the only thing that matters to him: the brands. With this access, he approached the guaranteed first-overall pick of the draft...
02:39, 06/21/2019

China's Uighur policy is human rights 'stain of the century' – Pompeo US secretary of state says mass detentions of Muslim minority is among ‘worst crises of our time’The US secretary of state, Mike Pompeo, has accused China of being responsible for the human rights “stain of the century” with mass detentions of Muslim...
08:52, 07/19/2019

The cause of the deadly Amtrak crash in South Carolina? Easy-to-fix human errors Amtrak is to blame, says the National Transportation Safety Board, for the the deadly 2018 train crash near Columbia, South Carolina.        ...
00:26, 07/24/2019

Veteran China dissident urges linking of human rights, trade TOKYO (AP) — Veteran Chinese dissident Wang Dan is urging Western nations to restore the link between human rights and trade with China. Wang was speaking Wednesday in Tokyo days ahead of the 30th anniversary of the 1989 student pro-democracy protest...
10:52, 05/29/2019

Human cost of Ukraine conflict is growing, Security Council told The human cost of the conflict in Ukraine is growing, the UN political chief told the Security Council on Tuesday, during a briefing on the current situation in the country....
21:52, 07/16/2019

Video: Woman Sees Something Large Underwater - Human-Sized Jellyfish Lizzie Daly was diving off the coast of Cornwall in Britain on Saturday when she saw something large in the distance, and did a doubletake. Daly had seen a barrel jellyfish before, but nothing of this......
20:13, 07/16/2019

Oldest Human Bone Engraved and Painted By Hominid Found In China In China a team of archaeologists has made a significant discovery after examining a human bone that may be up to 125,000 years old.  ...
16:39, 07/16/2019

Human surgical plate found inside stomach of 15-foot crocodile An Australian crocodile farmer who found an orthopedic plate inside a croc's stomach was told the surgical device was from a person's body.        ...
16:26, 08/01/2019

Oklahoma teens find human leg bone with shoe still attached: police A group of Oklahoma teenagers found a human leg bone with a piece of footwear still attached while walking through the wood Monday evening, police said....
08:39, 07/16/2019

Divers spot massive human-sized jellyfish off English coast It sounds like something out of a sci-fi movie. A giant, human-sized jellyfish lurking in the waters off the English coast. The creature — which is all too frighteningly real — was captured on camera recently by ocean cinematographer Dan Abbott durin...
01:52, 07/16/2019

Human Rights Notice Bihar DGP Over Death Of JD(U) Leader In Police Custody The National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) Monday sent a notice to the Bihar police chief over the death of a JD(U) leader in police custody, hours after he was picked up for interrogation in a......
00:13, 07/16/2019

Hawaii warns tourists of parasitic worm that can burrow into human brains Enlarge / Male Angiostrongylus cantonensis (credit: Punlop Anusonpornperm) Hawaii’s health department has released fresh warnings about a parasitic worm that can infest human brains after officials confirmed that three more visitors to the state pi...
02:52, 05/31/2019

Activists form human chain to stop ICE from taking man, young son into custody Several Tennesseans formed a human chain to stop federal immigration agents from taking their neighbor and his 12-year-old son into custody, new video shows. The incident unfolded Monday morning in Hermitage, a Nashville neighborhood, when the man go...
18:00, 07/24/2019

Human rights group accuses Egyptian forces of war crimes in Sinai CAIRO — Egyptian security forces have committed widespread abuses against civilians in northern Sinai, some of which amount to war crimes, Human Rights Watch (HRW) said Tuesday. Egypt’s ground and air forces last year launched a major operation in Si...
01:52, 05/29/2019

Human remains found in suitcase identified as missing Indianapolis man, police say Human remains that were found in a suitcase in southeast Indianapolis were identified as Larry Terry, 56, who was reported missing in March.        ...
00:13, 05/29/2019

U.S. sanctions top Myanmar military leaders over 'gross human rights violations' The State Department announced that it sanctioned four senior Myanmar military officials for "gross human rights violations" committed against the Rohingya people....
08:13, 07/17/2019

"China Home To One Of The Worst Human Rights Crisis": Mike Pompeo United States Secretary of State Mike Pompeo has said China was home to one of the worst human rights crisis of the present times, slamming Beijing for violations against ethnic and religious......
08:13, 07/19/2019

‘They Are Human Beings’: Homeland Security Faulted for Treatment of Migrant Children Lawmakers grilled the acting homeland security secretary on Thursday over the Trump administration’s “zero tolerance” policy and offensive social media posts by border agents....
01:13, 07/19/2019

Veganism? His ‘creed.’ Access to vegan food? This firefighter claims it’s his human right. In a complaint to the Human Rights Tribunal of Ontario, Adam Knauff argues that the government discriminated against him by ignoring his dietary needs....
08:52, 05/23/2019

Trump is on an Orwellian mission to redefine human rights | Michael H Fuchs It has long been abundantly clear Trump has no respect for human rights. Now Pompeo wants to build a new framework to justify the rollback of protectionsThe president of the United States makes racist comments against members of Congress. He puts kid...
18:52, 07/18/2019

In Search For Hiker, Volunteers Checked Boar Intestines For Human Remains The helicopter buzzed over the forest canopy. Three searchers peered into dense foliage and rolling waterfall beds as they watched their fuel dwindle. It would soon be time to turn back and end the......
05:39, 05/27/2019

Elon Musk wants to hook the human brain up to a computer by late 2020 In addition to electric cars, road trips to Mars, and strange Twitter behavior, Elon Musk is also known for a new biotech company called Neuralink, which aims to connect human brains to computers. The company just held a presentation where several ex...
02:39, 07/18/2019

Artificial skin can sense 1000 times faster than human nerves An artificial skin inspired by the human nervous system can sense pressure and temperature. It has been tested on a robotic hand and improved the hand's ability to grasp a cup of coffee...
21:52, 07/17/2019

Elon Musk's Neuralink hopes to put sensors in human brains next year While we waited for Neuralink to present the progress it's made over the last couple of years in brain-computer interface technology, the New York Times and Bloomberg published information from an early briefing and it's stuff that's s...
11:26, 07/17/2019

Theme parks, pubs and 'human zoos': how the Victorians invented leisure Entrepreneurs came up with increasingly elaborate ways to part Londoners from their money, inventing many staples of the modern leisure industry Whether it was visiting a “human zoo”, taking a bull on a hot-air balloon ride, or singing risqué songs a...
19:00, 07/23/2019

Elon Musk’s ‘Neuralink’ could merge human brains with computers by 2020 Elon Musk’s data transmission company “Neuralink” unveiled plans on Tuesday night to merge human brains with computers as early as next year. “A lot of people have written this off like it’s impossible,” said company president Max H...
10:26, 07/17/2019

Pissed-off weatherman reminds viewers to prioritize human life over The Bachelorette Despite what Bob Dylan would have you believe, the vast majority of us do, in fact, need “a weatherman to know which way the wind blows.” This is especially true in the case of Dayton, Ohio, whose local news interrupted last night’s The Bachelorette ...
21:39, 05/28/2019

London mayor brands fatal stabbings 'human cost of austerity' Sadiq Khan has branded the rise in fatal stabbings a "human cost of austerity" as he urged both candidates vying to become the next prime minister to reverse police cuts since 2010....
13:13, 07/15/2019

The 2019 Wellcome photography prize: close focus on the human condition The annual awards celebrate the best images of science around the worldA human face lies inert on a surgical tray as if staring up at the team of doctors hovering over it. It has taken them 16 hours of precise, painstaking work to remove it from a 31...
19:00, 06/01/2019

Arizona tourism industry joins anti-human trafficking effort PHOENIX (AP) – Arizona is striving to train professionals across the state’s tourism industry to assist in fighting human trafficking. The Arizona Attorney General’s Office has announced that a free training seminar specifically tai...
02:39, 07/28/2019

A Skull Bone Discovered in Greece May Alter the Story of Human Prehistory The bone, found in a cave, is the oldest modern human fossil ever discovered in Europe. It hints that humans began leaving Africa far earlier than once thought....
22:26, 07/10/2019

A chunk of skull recovered from a Greek cave could rewrite human history Scientists say they've identified the earliest sign of our species outside Africa, a chunk of skull recovered from a cave in southern Greece.        ...
22:13, 07/10/2019

Ministers agree way for Russia to rejoin Europe's human rights body Foreign ministers from the Council of Europe, the continent's chief human rights watchdog, reached an agreement on Friday that opens the way for Russia to return to the organization, resolving a dispute that began after Moscow's seizure of Crimea....
15:52, 05/17/2019

Piece of skull found in Greece ‘is oldest human fossil outside Africa’ Remains discovered on Mani peninsula could rewrite history of Homo sapiens in EurasiaA broken skull chiselled from a lump of rock in a cave in Greece is the oldest modern human fossil ever found outside Africa, researchers claim.The partial skull was...
19:52, 07/10/2019

Ted Cruz Admits to Savoring the Taste of Human Flesh As a Joke, I Guess I try not to judge people for their bizarre and frequently incorrect food opinions. If my Splinter colleague Hamilton Nolan wants to do weird shit with peanut butter, what do I care? What people put in their mouths is usually none of my concern....
00:00, 06/07/2019

Human Services claimed people wouldn't pay debts if informed about its IT systems The risk management plan, a project progress report, and two open issues summaries for the controversial Centrelink-ATO data matching project must be released within 28 days....
06:00, 06/07/2019

Watch scientists 3D-print human skin and bone for Mars astronauts European Space Agency project has produced its first bioprinted skin and bone samples for Mars-bound astronauts.       ...
13:26, 07/10/2019

U.S. sanctions Chechen group, Russians for alleged human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five individuals, including at least three Russians, for alleged human rights abuses under the Global Magnitsky Act, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI indi...
22:00, 05/16/2019

Human remains recovered from December midair crash of U.S. military planes A salvage operation after a midair collision of military planes off Japan's coast ended with the recovery of human remains, the U.S. Marines said on Monday....
21:00, 06/10/2019

Human rights group locates North Korean execution sites A human rights group said Tuesday it has identified hundreds of spots where witnesses claim North Korea carried out public executions and extrajudicial state killings as part of an arbitrary and aggressive use of the death penalty that is meant to in...
22:39, 06/10/2019

Colombia army general promoted amid human rights concerns BOGOTA, Colombia (AP) — The head of Colombia’s army has been promoted amid criticism that an order he issued could spark a return to serious human rights violations. The nation’s Senate voted Wednesday to make Gen. Nicacio Martínez a four...
06:00, 06/06/2019

March of the Denisovans: Evidence of Archaic Human Gene Now Detected In the Orient The Denisovan story keeps evolving. This group of ancient hominins has been something of a mystery ever since they were first discovered in 2010 as an extinct sister group to the Neanderthals.  ...
16:52, 07/11/2019

Leader of La Luz del Mundo Church Charged With Human Trafficking and Child Rape (LOS ANGELES) — The leader and self-proclaimed apostle of La Luz del Mundo, a Mexico-based church with branches in the U.S. that claims over 1 million followers, has been charged with human trafficking and child rape, California officials annou...
19:39, 06/05/2019

16 Marines arrested for alleged involvement in human smuggling, drug offenses Sixteen Marines were arrested at Camp Pendleton for alleged involvement in illegal activities ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses.        ...
23:26, 07/25/2019

Colorado dogs getting marijuana toxicity from human poop at hiking trails A Colorado veterinarian said dogs in the Aspen area are being brought in with marijuana toxicity after getting high from eating human poop at trails and campgrounds....
20:13, 07/12/2019

‘Suddenly he has shown his human side’ – Wiggins on how ‘robot’ Roglic won hearts "Bradley Wiggins picked out Primoz Roglic for special praise following the conclusion of the Giro d\u0027Italia. Subscribe to The Bradley Wiggins Show podcast!"...
16:52, 06/03/2019

16 Marines arrested on accusations ranging from human smuggling to drugs, officials say More than a dozen U.S. Marines were arrested early Thursday on a variety of accusations ranging from human smuggling to drug-related offenses, according to officials....
23:52, 07/25/2019

A Study Exposes the Health Risks of Gene-Editing Human Embryos Last year, a Chinese scientist tried to give two babies a mutation to protect them from HIV. But that mutation also seems to shave years off people's lives....
17:52, 06/03/2019

Police find human leg, other body parts in Coney Island beach A human leg was found Thursday in Coney Island — and cops believe there’s even more remains stuck in a jetty next to the aquarium, according to police sources....
14:39, 07/12/2019

With a premature death every five seconds, air pollution is violation of human rights, says UN expert An independent UN expert said on Monday that the failure of governments across the world to ensure clear air, constitutes a “violation of the rights to life, health and well-being, as well as the right to live in a healthy environment.”...
20:00, 06/03/2019

The U.N. Human Rights Council Has Narrowly Agreed to Probe Killings in the Philippines (GENEVA) — The U.N.’s top human rights body has narrowly passed a resolution that includes calls for greater scrutiny in the Philippines. The Human Rights Council voted 18-14 with 15 abstentions to approve the resolution on Thursday. The ...
08:26, 07/12/2019

Trump should use trade tensions with China to emphasize human rights, Pelosi says President Trump must use ongoing U.S. trade fights with China to move the communist country toward honoring human rights at home, House Speaker Nancy Pelosi said on Tuesday....
21:26, 06/04/2019

Canada says it has real concerns over China's human rights, Beijing protests Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau marked the 30th anniversary of the Tiananmen Square crackdown on Tuesday by expressing "real concerns" about China's human rights record, prompting a swift protest from Beijing....
02:13, 06/05/2019

Target of first human gene editing cuts life expectancy short Enlarge / Chinese geneticist He Jiankui speaks during the Second International Summit on Human Genome Editing at the University of Hong Kong days after he claimed to have altered the genes of the embryo of a pair of twin girls before birth, prompting...
13:39, 06/05/2019

Human bones found in bag hanging on door at New Jersey snack stand The bones will be submitted to a lab for DNA testing and compared to a missing persons database, the Prosecutor’s Office stated.        ...
08:39, 07/04/2019

Hong Kong protesters join hands in 30-mile human chain Event inspired by anti-Soviet ‘Baltic Way’ across Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania in 1989 A human chain stretched for kilometres across both sides of Hong Kong harbour on Friday night, as people turned out for a peaceful demonstration inspired by anti-...
22:52, 08/23/2019

Berlin: German police carry out massive human trafficking raids Nearly 2,000 officers are searching apartments and businesses in the German capital. Berlin prosecutors say they are targeting suspected human traffickers who exploited foreign workers in the construction industry....
13:00, 08/21/2019

Human trafficking cases hit a 13-year record high, new UN report shows The latest Global Report On Trafficking In Persons, released on Tuesday by the United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) at UN headquarters in New York, shows a record-high number of cases detected during 2016, but also the largest recorded co...
18:52, 04/28/2019

NASA Administrator to Discuss Human Lander Update for Artemis Program NASA Administrator Jim Bridenstine, joined by U.S. Representatives Mo Brooks, Robert Aderholt, Scott DesJarlais and Brian Babin, will discuss updates on the agency’s plans for landing humans on the Moon by 2024 through the Artemis program at 3:10 p.m...
02:52, 08/14/2019

Canadian single dad faces human rights complaint for asking about babysitter’s gender A single father in Canada may have violated his province's human rights act by asking about the gender and age of a potential babysitter, according to a lawsuit....
17:39, 08/23/2019

Trump Attacks "Racist" Hollywood Ahead Of Human-Hunting Film President Donald Trump launched a scathing attack on "racist" Hollywood Friday, appearing to single out an upcoming film in which liberal elites hunt down "normal folk" for sport....
10:39, 08/10/2019

Human Bone Found at Orkney’s Neolithic Cathedral, Ness of Brodgar Archaeologists excavating a vast Neolithic cathedral at Ness of Brodgar on the Scottish island of Orkney have made the rare discovery of a human arm bone.  ...
18:39, 08/22/2019

Melissa McCarthy and Elisabeth Moss on human butchery and murky morality For a couple of actors, Melissa McCarthy and Elisabeth Moss are reasonably well-versed in the workings of the Irish mob in 1970s Hell’s Kitchen. That’s due in part to their roles as mob molls in new movie The Kitchen. The A.V. Club talked to the pair...
00:39, 08/10/2019

THE COMMITTEES: General Assembly Third Committee ‘anchored’ in human rights protection From drugs control, to indigenous people’s rights and counter-terrorism, the UN General Assembly’s Third Committee is officially known as the Social, Humanitarian and Cultural Affairs Committee, with the full array of complex issues and challenges to...
21:39, 04/28/2019

Oh, brother! NASA twins study shows how space changes the human body An American astronaut experienced multiple biological changes in space but returned to normal - with some exceptions - after coming back to Earth, according to a study involving twin brothers that shed light on how space flight affects the human body...
18:52, 04/28/2019

Taputapuatea Marae, An Ancient Site of Human Sacrifice and Communing with the Gods French Polynesia is renowned for its beauty and friendly people, but still relatively little is known about its history.  ...
00:52, 05/07/2019

Human chain across Hong Kong expresses solidarity and determination, say protesters Protesters formed a human chain across Hong Kong Friday evening in a show of solidarity for the city's pro-democracy protest movement that continues to gain traction almost three months after it began....
17:39, 08/23/2019

CBOE Names Pamela Culpepper New Chief Human Resources Officer CHICAGO, IL -- April 19, 2016 -- Chicago Board Options Exchange, Incorporated® (CBOE®) announced today that it has added Pamela Culpepper to its management team as Chief Human Resources Officer. Culpepper, 51, reports to Alan J. Dean, Executi...
03:13, 05/02/2019

Revenge of the nerds: Facebook is developing human-level AI to fight bullying Facebook might be taking its bullying problem a lot more seriously than you think. Rather than hire more humans to flag troubling content, it plans on developing AI with human level intelligence to do the job. An official company blog post today, on ...
03:26, 05/02/2019

Dear Netflix: Please ditch the algorithm and focus on human-curated ‘Collections’ Netflix is reportedly testing an all-new recommendation system that harnesses the power of employed biological neural networks – that’s humans if you insist on dumbing it down. Dubbed ‘Collections,’ the new system works like every collection of anyth...
00:26, 08/24/2019

Surprise Discovery of 45,000-Year-Old Tools in Mongolia Indicates Early Human Migration Stone tools uncovered in Mongolia by an international team of archaeologists indicate that modern humans traveled across the Eurasian steppe about 45,000 years ago, about 10,000 years earlier than archaeologists previously believed. ...
21:52, 08/21/2019

Four in 10 indigenous languages at risk of disappearing, warn UN human rights experts Of 7,000 indigenous languages spoken today, four in 10 are in danger of disappearing, rights experts said on Wednesday, in a call for a decade of action to reverse the “historic destruction” of age-old dialects....
03:26, 08/08/2019

Rural Metro: Five-acre fire in Pantano Wash most likely human caused TUCSON – A fire acre brush fire in the Pantano Wash is under investigation after it ignited near Grant and Wilmot roads Tuesday afternoon. According to Rural Metro Fire Department, the blaze grew to five acres. While the fire is currently out, ...
09:00, 08/21/2019

A Texas man went fishing on the Brazos River. He caught a prehistoric human bone While fishing along a Texas river, a man found a 800-year-old human femur bone believed to belong to a Native American between 1286 and 1398 A.D.        ...
10:00, 05/07/2019

Hong Kong Protesters Form Human Chain 30 Years After "Baltic Way" Thousands of people held hands across Hong Kong late Friday in a dazzling, neon-framed recreation of a pro-democracy "Baltic Way" protest against Soviet rule three decades ago....
04:26, 08/24/2019

What a 20 million-year-old monkey skull reveals about the evolution of human brains A rare, palm-size, 20 million-year-old fossil skull from an extinct monkey that was discovered high in the Andes Mountains is helping researchers learn more about the evolution of the human brain. The fossilized skull is the only known specimen of th...
19:00, 08/22/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea’s human rights record GENEVA (AP) — North Korea’s ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country’s human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to “crimes.” Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Geneva that North...
16:39, 05/09/2019

Deadly Seattle crane collapse was likely caused by human error, experts say Human error may be to blame for the Seattle crane collapse on Saturday that killed four people and injured another four, experts said based on videos.        ...
05:13, 04/30/2019

Scientists seek better understanding of mouse, human brains to improve research For decades, scientists have used experimental drugs to cure mice of brain disorders like Alzheimer's disease, glioblastoma and depression. But on human brains, these treatments often don't work....
00:39, 08/23/2019

Top geneticist calls for global rules for ethical human genome editing Following the shock announcement of the world's first genome-edited babies, geneticist Robin Lovell-Badge says the world must agree a set of safety protocols...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Environmental protection moves ‘closer to the people’ through new human rights agreement The UN environment agency and human rights office (OHCHR) signed a landmark new agreement on Friday aimed at better protecting vulnerable human and environmental rights defenders and their families, while increasing protection for people and the plac...
23:39, 08/16/2019

Iran secretly executed teenage boys, human rights group says Iran secretly executed two 17-year-old teenagers, said the rights group Amnesty International, which criticized the country for its "utter disdain for international law and the rights of children."...
18:13, 04/30/2019

Tennessee finds year’s first human case of West Nile virus MEMPHIS, Tenn. — Health officials say this year’s first human case of West Nile virus in Tennessee has been reported in the state’s largest county. The Shelby County Health Department said Thursday that the mosquito-borne illness has been...
18:13, 08/09/2019

Human society under urgent threat from loss of Earth's natural life Scientists reveal one million species at risk of extinction in damning UN report Human society is in jeopardy from the accelerating decline of the Earth’s natural life-support systems, the world’s leading scientists have warned, as they announced the...
15:52, 05/06/2019

Discovery of human remains at ranch prompts suspicious death investigation TUCSON – Tucson Police Department has launched a suspicious death investigation after human remains were found on the far south side Wednesday morning. According to officials, TPD was dispatched to a ranch in the 12900 block of South Old Nogale...
03:13, 08/16/2019

Newt Gingrich proposes a $2 billion prize for a human Moon lander Enlarge / Blue Origin has proposed a "Blue Moon" lander to send cargo and potentially humans to the Moon. (credit: Mark Wilson/Getty Images) During 2020 campaign speeches, President Donald Trump regularly touches on the theme of commercial space. T...
22:26, 08/19/2019

Cave With 25,000 Years of Human History Now Delivers Headless Squatting Woman In China, archaeologists have made an extraordinary discovery from over 13,000 years ago according to the State News Agency. ...
22:13, 05/02/2019

Buzz Aldrin calls for human 'migration' to Mars: ‘We explore, or we expire’ Buzz Aldrin argued that the U.S. should be working towards “the great migration of humankind to Mars,” as a matter of the “ultimate survival” of humanity, in an op-ed for The Washington Post....
03:26, 05/03/2019

Surprising ways the changing Earth shaped human evolution and society From the development of our remarkable brains to the geographic divides in the way we vote, our shape-shifting planet has guided the path of humanity...
18:13, 04/28/2019

Diplomats defend, deplore North Korea's human rights record North Korea's ambassador to the United Nations has defended his country's human rights record and likened economic sanctions over its nuclear program to "crimes." Ambassador Han Tae Song said in Geneva that North Korea's government made a "devoted ef...
17:13, 05/09/2019

Sicilian fishermen risk prison to rescue migrants: ‘No human would turn away’ A father and son describe what it’s like to hear desperate cries on the sea at night as Italy hardens its stance against incomersCaptain Carlo Giarratano didn’t think twice when, late last month, during a night-time fishing expedition off the coast o...
17:52, 08/03/2019

Foiled North Korean Escape Ignites Human-Rights Debate China’s detention of a 9-year-old girl and six other North Koreans who tried to escape their country has triggered a public outcry that South Korea’s president, while pursuing peace talks, must confront Pyongyang about rights abuses....
18:39, 05/12/2019

First Neanderthal Remains Discovered in Serbia Reveals Human Migration History In 2015, our Serbian-Canadian archaeological research team was working at a cave site named Pešturina, in Eastern Serbia, where we had found thousands of stone tools and animal bones.  ...
13:13, 05/02/2019

U.S. places sanctions on Chechen group, Russians, suspected of human rights abuses The United States on Thursday imposed sanctions on a Chechen group and five people, including at least three Russians, over allegations of human rights abuses, including extrajudicial killings and the torture of LGBTI people....
05:00, 05/17/2019

25 years after population conference, women still face challenges to ‘well-being and human rights’, says UN chief Many women and girls “still face enormous challenges to their health, well-being and human rights”, Secretary-General António Guterres told a High-level General Assembly meeting on Tuesday conevened to mark the 25th anniversary of the International C...
23:13, 07/17/2019

Grievous violations continue against Myanmar civilians, Human Rights Council hears Marginalized communities in Myanmar still face “grievous human rights violations” at the hands of security forces, a UN-appointed independent expert said this week, while repeating her call for an international and independent probe into the 2017 exo...
19:00, 07/03/2019

Human hedge fund managers embrace robot-rival tools to amp returns Traditional stock-pickers in the hedge fund world have been struggling to justify their expenses and weak returns in recent years, as low-cost algorithmic funds have done better. Now, human managers are starting to embrace the technologies employed ...
22:00, 05/01/2019

16 Marines arrested on base for alleged involvement in human smuggling, drug offenses The U.S. Marine Corps said the 16 Marines were arrested during morning battalion formation at Camp Pendleton in San Diego County.        ...
03:00, 07/26/2019