Scientists create robot that can ‘feel’ pain

A future in which androids look and feel so much like humans that they start to believe they are actually alive – as depicted in the film Blade Runner – may soon be reality. Scientists in Japan have invented a robot which can ‘feel’ pain and is programmed to visibly wince when an electric charge … Read more Scientists create robot that can ‘feel’ pain

Australian businesses fear they’ll be excluded from work on $35 billion frigate program | ABC News

Local businesses are becoming more and more worried they may be excluded from lucrative work on another massive naval project. Just days after a French company was told to maximise its use of Australian suppliers on the future submarine fleet, the ABC can reveal similar concerns are being raised about the $35 billion naval frigate … Read more Australian businesses fear they’ll be excluded from work on $35 billion frigate program | ABC News

SophieCo. Visionaries | I’m the prototype of cognitive dissonance, Rem Koolhaas

Architect, urbanist and writer Rem Koolhaas is a true explorer; he likes to palpate the present to figure out the future. We travelled to his Office for Metropolitan Architecture to talk about how our cities will change and more. Follow @SophieCo_RT Instagram Sophieco.visionaries Podcast https://soundcloud.com/rttv/sets/sophieco-visionaries Subscribe to RT! https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCpwvZwUam-URkxB7g4USKpg?sub_confirmation=1 RT LIVE https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IFAcqaNzNSc Check out http://rt.com … Read more SophieCo. Visionaries | I’m the prototype of cognitive dissonance, Rem Koolhaas

“EVs: On the Brink of Change” – Full Show

Feb.21 — Electric Vehicles are expected to explode as a more dominant means of mobility in the not-so-distant future. Bloomberg NEF predicts by 2040, 57% of all passenger vehicle sales will be electric. Bloomberg’s Alix Steel explores topics such as market demand and investment; evolving technology and infrastructure; government regulation and subsidies; and the battle … Read more “EVs: On the Brink of Change” – Full Show

Cat Expert Explains Why Some Cats Eat Human Corpses | WIRED

Do cats really eat us after we die? It’s a surprisingly common concern among cat owners but is there evidence to back it up? WIRED’s Wendi Jonassen sits down with cat behavior specialist Dr. Mikel Delgado to discuss just why on Earth cats may eat their deceased owners. Still haven’t subscribed to WIRED on YouTube? … Read more Cat Expert Explains Why Some Cats Eat Human Corpses | WIRED

Thailand’s Future Forward party dissolved

A popular opposition party in Thailand has been dissolved by the Constitutional Court. Future Forward Party rose to prominence in last year’s election but has since faced several legal challenges which its leaders say are politically motivated. Al Jazeera’s Wayne Hay reports from Bangkok, Thailand. – Subscribe to our channel: http://aje.io/AJSubscribe – Follow us on … Read more Thailand’s Future Forward party dissolved

Lucy Hale Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

“Fantasy Island” star Lucy Hale takes the WIRED Autocomplete Interview and answers the internet’s most searched questions about herself. When is Lucy Hale’s birthday? What does Lucy’s tattoo say? Is she related to Tony Hale? How did she meet Ashley Benson? Lucy answers all these questions and much, much more! Lucy Hale stars in FANTASY … Read more Lucy Hale Answers the Web’s Most Searched Questions | WIRED

TECH 24: urban farming for the future

According to a UN report, by 2030, 20 percent of products consumed worldwide will come from urban farming, compared to just 5 percent today. In this episode of TECH 24, take a trip to the farms of the future, and some electric bicycles for a test ride. Subscribe to France 24 now: http://f24.my/youtubeEN FRANCE 24 … Read more TECH 24: urban farming for the future

What will post-Brexit immigration look like?

This week, after decades of signing up to the EU policy of free movement of people, Boris Johnson announced Britain will halt low-paid immigration with just a few exceptions at the margins – and he’ll make high-skilled immigration a little easier if you’re outside the EU. (Subscribe: https://bit.ly/C4_News_Subscribe) The day after the announcement, Gary spoke … Read more What will post-Brexit immigration look like?