Artificial intelligence could leave more than half of the world unemployed within 30 years, according to one expert. Current technologies already have the potential to automate a surprisingly large percentage of most tasks performed by human workers today, and advances in the field could have devastating effects on occupations across the board. Show More Summary
Supreme Court Justice Antonin Scalia died while on a trip to the Big Bend area of Texas, according to the U.S. Marshall's service. The longtime conservative jurist, known for an acerbic wit and occasionally biting opinions and dissents, was 79. Click through to see some early reactions to the news from the legal world:
A new Cold War has started according to Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev. Medvedev made these comments on Saturday due to the way that Russia is being viewed by the United States in their actions in Syria. Russia is being accused of bombing targets in which civilian casualties are increasing. Show More Summary
It will be impossible to find a solution to the Syrian conflict without Russia, which has played a key role in fighting terrorists in the country, according to German lawmaker Dietmar Bartsch.
Oil prices will stay low, and the imbalance of supply and demand in the markets will increase even more, according to the latest Oil Market Report from the International Energy Agency, released Tuesday. The price of the world's mostShow More Summary
While many hopeless romantics from around the world are busy preparing for Valentine's Day this Sunday, not everybody is aware that the world has been predicted to have its demise on the same day. Well, this claim is according to Elaine, a character on "Ghostbusters 2," which was released in 1989.
It's never too early to plan your trip to space, at least according to the folks at NASA. At NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory, a team of designers worked with scientists and engineers to imagine what it would be like to visit 13 alien worlds. Follow in the footsteps of NASA's Voyager mission and...
For some people, being single on Valentine's Day might feel like the end of the world. And according to Ghostbusters 2, the apocalypse might just actually happen this year! The 1989 comedy sequel shows Dr. Peter Venkman (Bill Murray) interviewing psychic Elaine (Chloe Webb) for his show The World of the Psychic. And the clairvoyant reveals that her [...]
By Brie McLemore According to the Campaign for the Fair Sentencing of Youth, the United States is the only country in the world that sentences juveniles to mandatory life sentences. However, on January 25th, 2016, this practice ended with the Montgomery v. Show More Summary
HONOLULU -- The world's oldest known wild bird just gave birth, astonishing scientists yet again. Wisdom, a Laysan Albatross, is at least 65 years old, making her the oldest known bird in the wild, according to the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service. The fluffy chick emerged from its shell on Feb. Show More Summary
According to the latest statistics, 78% of US small businesses have now fully adopted cloud computing.
Dr. Dre will reportedly help Apple Music expand into the world of original video programming with a new series titled Vital Signs, with the Compton rapper serving as executive producer and star of the six-episode series. According to The Hollywood Reporter, each episode of the dark, semi-autobiographical Vital Signs delves into...
According to Ghostbusters 2, the world will end this Sunday. Bernie Sanders' Secret Service code name has been revealed, so let’s revisit 15 of the funniest monikers ever. A personal submarine, gold iPads, and other outrageous hotel...Show More Summary
The world's water crisis might be much worse than we thought. Four billion people, or two-thirds of the global population, face severe water shortages for at least one month out the year, according to a study published on Friday in Science...Show More Summary
GFA: 'We will respond accordingly and transparently' once class-action allegations are studied. One of the world’s largest missions agencies, Gospel for Asia (GFA), has long promised that it spends 100 percent of donations in the field—specifically,...Show More Summary
Former FIFA Secretary General Jerome Valcke encouraged the persons responsible for gaining "an undue advantage from the selling of FIFA World Cup tickets," according to the statement of FIFA.
The justification for the latest NATO buildup in Eastern Europe – the idea of the so-called 'Russian threat' to Eastern Europe is "simply absurd," according to former US diplomat and Senate policy advisor Jim Jatras. Effectively, Jatras says, the buildup is an attempt by the US to keep Germany and France in line.
The chances of suffering from Alzheimer's and dementia are declining according to a new study based on the database of patients from the Framingham Heart Study.On the other hand, according to the World Health Organization (WHO), theShow More Summary
Everyone wants a house to live in, and more and more, people around the world want the kinds of houses seen in Europe and North America, rather than those they grew up with, according to a Penn State engineer. However, industrial building materials are often scarce and expensive and alternative, locally sourced, sustainable materials are often a better choice. read more
You could call them the most eligible bachelorettes in the world. Five of the wealthiest women on earth are still unmarried, according to Wealth-X, a company that conducts research on the super-wealthy. With Valentine's Day in mind, they provided us with a list of the richest bachelorettes in five age groups: 20s, 30s, 40s, 50s, and 60s. Show More Summary