Tagged: Humans

What If We Merge Human and Machine ?

What If We Merge Human and Machine ?

The Tesla and SpaceX CEO said on Monday that humans need to merge with machines to become a sort of cyborg. Musk explained what he meant by saying that computers can communicate at “a trillion bits...

Origins of Mysterious Indonesian ‘Hobbits’ Revealed

Origins of Mysterious Indonesian ‘Hobbits’ Revealed

According to one prevailing but contentious theory, the hobbits descended from the larger Homo erectus, the first hominid to have modern human proportions, whose remains can be found on the nearby Indonesian island of...

The story of human evolution in Africa is undergoing a major rewrite

The story of human evolution in Africa is undergoing a major rewrite

There’s a story that we’ve been telling about the origin of our species. It goes something like this: Around 200,000 years ago, in East Africa — near modern-day Ethiopia — the first Homo sapiens diverged from...

Why Total Solar Eclipses Are Total Coincidences

Why Total Solar Eclipses Are Total Coincidences

Total solar eclipses, when the moon nearly perfectly covers the sun, have fascinated humans since at least the time of the earliest civilizations.  Astronomers at the time interpreted the events as omens of disaster,...

What Would a Machine as Smart as God Want?

What Would a Machine as Smart as God Want?

Physicist Freeman Dyson wrote the paper to counter physicist Steven Weinberg’s infamous remark that “the more the universe seems comprehensible, the more it also seems pointless. No universe with intelligence is pointless, Dyson retorted. He...

Personalized Exoskeletons Are Making Strides Toward a Man-Machine Interface

Personalized Exoskeletons Are Making Strides Toward a Man-Machine Interface

Proponents of the technological singularity theory insist that it’s only a matter of time before mankind finally merges with machines, creating a new order of being on planet Earth. While much of this discussion focuses on...

Watch this bizarre, hilarious history of the whole world

Watch this bizarre, hilarious history of the whole world

The video does not contain every single detail of world history. After all, that’s just not possible to capture in even 20 minutes. It doesn’t go too deep into, for example, how the Black...