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House Republicans Attempt to Foist Burdens on People with Disabilities

The Leadership Conference on Civil and Human Rights warned that the bill could impose a "burdensome process” on people with disabilities to pursue legal action. The post House Republicans Attempt to Foist Burdens on People with Disabilities appeared first on Rewire.

China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu

China has confirmed the first human case of H7N4 bird flu, prompting Hong Kong to issue a health warning for those travelling to the mainland during the busy Lunar New Year holiday. The strain was identified in a 68-year-old woman from...Show More Summary

China confirms first human case of H7N4 bird flu

China has confirmed the first human case of H7N4 bird flu, prompting Hong Kong to issue a health warning for those travelling to the mainland during the busy Lunar New Year holiday.

10 Things a Good Guy Won't Do to the Woman He Loves

Sometimes love can go so well that it blinds us to poor treatment. Luckily, Heather Hans at YourTango identified warning signs everyone should look out for in a relationship. All humans make mistakes and hurt loved ones. But overallShow More Summary

Talk to Me, Like Drivers Do: Ford Comes Up With a New Way to Open a Door

The relationship between humans and cars is poised to become quite different in the years to come, or so the automakers warn promise us. Autonomous vehicles will whisk us to whatever destination we desire, simply by inputting our desired address into a navigation system or, perhaps, just by speaking it aloud. Show More Summary

‘Seoul virus’ can jump from pet rats to owners

(Reuters Health) - - People with pet rats should practice safe rodent handling and good hand hygiene to avoid catching a virus that can jump from rats to humans, infectious disease experts warn.

A better understanding of the high levels of mercury pollution in the Arctic tundra

Scientists have been searching for over two decades to explain how the Arctic is contaminated with toxic mercury pollution. A new study sheds light on the likely process, while warning of its hazards to humans and the environment.

Oregon State Senator Jeff Kruse Resigns Amid Multiple Groping and Harassment Allegations

Lawyers and human resources had previously warned Sen. Jeff Kruse not to touch women in the Capitol

U.N. Human Rights Chief Warns Indonesia Against Criminalizing Homosexuality

2 weeks agoLGBT / Gay : NewNowNext

Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein said efforts to ban homosexuality "create unnecessary divisions."

UN rights chief warns over Indonesia LGBT crackdown

Indonesia must clamp down on rising intolerance against the LGBT community, the UN human rights chief warned Wednesday, as the persecuted minority face a wave of arrests and parliament moves to ban gay sex. Government officials, religious...Show More Summary

Former Silicon Valley execs form coalition to warn about what they helped create

Ex-employees from Facebook Inc., Apple Inc. and Google Inc. have mounted opposition to some of the more ill-effects tech may have on people’s lives, creating a group called, “The Center for Humane Technology.” “Technology is hijacking...Show More Summary

Why we should be afraid of quantum computing

GUEST: Elon Musk, Stephen Hawking, and others have been warning about the harm runaway artificial intelligence could do to humanity in the future. But another technology may pose a more imminent threat: quantum computing. Quantum computers are straight out of science fiction. Take the “traveling salesman problem,” where a salesperson has to visit a specific set […]

New tunnel bypassing Stonehenge could destroy traces of human life dating back to the Ice Age, experts warn

Hoof prints dating back 8,000 years could be destroyed by road plans at ‘precious‘ site, archaeologist says The Government has backed road works to ease traffic congestion near Stonehenge Getty A new tunnel bypassing Stonehenge could...Show More Summary

Urgent Message from PETA: Tips to Keep Everyone Safe in the Greater Akron Area During Cold Weather

Following reports that a 2-year-old girl froze to death outside on a porch in Akron on Friday, PETA is issuing a warning: No one—dogs, cats, human children, or others—should... The post Urgent Message from PETA: Tips to Keep Everyone Safe in the Greater Akron Area During Cold Weather appeared first on PETA.

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JAKARTA, Indonesia (AP) — The U.N.'s human rights chief has warned that Myanmar's persecution of the Rohingya Muslim minority has the potential to spark regional conflict. Zeid Ra'ad al-Hussein reiterated while in Indonesia on Monday...Show More Summary

Japanese Robot Set To Become A TV News Anchor

A Japanese robot is set to become the first artificially intelligent TV news anchor, a story that seems to confirm all of the dire warnings about AIs taking away human jobs. Her name is Erica the Robot, and she is reportedly so lifelike...Show More Summary

Visualizing danger from songbird warning calls

"Watch out! Snake!" Hearing this, people cannot help but imagine a snake as they prepare for a possible attack. In human conversation, hearing a particular word (e.g., "snake") can cause a listener to retrieve a specific mental image, even if there is nothing in the field of vision.

6 of the Scariest Things Said By Artificial Intelligence

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Humans continue to push the boundaries of artificial intelligence despite all the warning signs.

Earthquake off Alaskan coast prompts tsunami scare, but waves remain calm

Mother Nature cut humanity a break this morning when a 7.9 magnitude earthquake in the Gulf of Alaska produced tsunami waves measuring only about one foot tall. The quake, which was severe enough to trigger tsunami warnings for Hawaii...Show More Summary

There’s snow place like home, unless you’re an RV snowbird

Just as feathered birds head south for warmer weather, so, too, do human snowbirds, who pack up their RVs and travel trailers they call home once they get to their sunny destinations. But food-safety gurus warn that there’s no vacation from food safety. “I don’t subscribe to the ‘knock-on-wood’ approach to food safety,” said Bill... Continue Reading

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