[Opinion] Aliens: Versions Of Ourselves Protectors Of Earth
This article was assisted with AI. The idea that aliens could potentially be observing planet Earth over the past few centuries becomes even more intriguing when considering the possibility that these beings are none other than future versions of ourselves. This concept is grounded in the theory of time travel, which suggests that humans may one day possess the technology to journey back in time. By monitoring our actions in the past, these future humans could be motivated by a desire to ensure the survival and to learn from past mistakes.
History: Pygmy Humans on Display
The word "pygmy" is a term in anthropology used to describe the phenotype and endemic short stature of adult men less than 4'11" tall. In September 1906, the Bronx Zoo excited a "pygmy" young African man named Ota Benga in an iron monkey house cage. At the time, nearly a quarter of a million New Yorkers flocked to see him.
New Mexico Footprints Suggest Humans Arrived in America 23,000 Years Ago
In a remarkable discovery at White Sands National Park in New Mexico, prehistoric footprints dating back to around 23,000 years ago have raised questions about the timeline of human presence in North America.
Oldest Wooden Structure Predating Modern Humans Discovered
Archaeologists have made a stunning discovery near Zambia’s Kalambo Falls, unearthing a settlement that predates Homo sapiens by almost half a million years. This novel research, detailed in the journal Nature, points to the wooden artifacts found at the site—such as notched branches, cut logs, digging sticks, and wedges—dating back 476,000 years, making them some of the oldest known human-made wooden tools ever discovered.
"Microplastics in Humans: Brain, Blood, and Beyond"
A new study finds microplastics infiltrate all systems of the body and cause behavioral changes. A news study conducted by University of Rhode Island Professor Jaime Ross investigating the infiltration of microplastics in mammals has revealed that this is far more widespread than initially thought. In fact, the plastic particles were found to bioaccumulate in every organ, including, startlingly enough, the brain.
Pig Kidney Transplants for Humans: A Promising Solution for Organ Shortage
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California Researchers Help Stroke Patient Speak Again Using AI & Brain Implants
In a remarkable breakthrough, Ann Johnson, who suffered a debilitating stroke 18 years ago, has regained the ability to communicate verbally through a digital avatar, thanks to a brain implant and artificial intelligence.
Any skull for unique human ancestor found in China
Scientists have discovered an ancient skull in the nation of China. Usually, this would not be considered anything useful or anything new - archaeologists dig in many places and find the remains of human beings all the time. However, this is a very special skull that has been dated to be over three hundred thousand years old.
Humans at Fault for Nearly 90% of Wildfire Ignitions, New Study Shows
California has long battled wildfires, but a recent study published in the International Journal of Wildland Fire reveals that these blazes have grown in intensity, with human activities playing a significant role in their ignition.
Live Forever In A Robot Body: The Promise Of Immortality Technology
In the future, some futurologists believe that humans will gain immortality by transferring their consciousness into a machine. Through cutting-edge technologies and artificial intelligence, this transformation would give rise to a new kind of existence where humanity could exist indefinitely in a digital form.
Mind Uploading: The Next Step In Human Evolution?
The idea of uploading our minds to a computer has been around for centuries, but it is only in recent years that scientists have begun to make real progress towards making it a reality. There are several different approaches to mind uploading, but the most promising one is called “scan and copy.”
Faces Of Society, NPCs And Backdrop People
Video games have a long history of using non-playable characters (NPCs) as a way to explore themes of society and social interactions. NPCs can be used to populate the game world and provide the player with information or quests. They can also be used to interact with the player, giving the player insights into the different cultures and values that exist in the game world.
Researchers in Massachusetts and Florida Discover Mommy Dolphins Use Baby-Speak on Their Newborns.
In a study recently published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences journal, researchers from the Woods Hole Oceanographic Institution in Falmouth and Chicago’s Zoological Society’s Sarasota Dolphin Research Program in Sarasota discovered that, like human parents, dolphin mommies also use ‘baby-speak’ to communicate to their new calves.
The Alien Who Came to Dinner
The Alien sat at the table with us waiting for dinner. It doesn’t matter how many light years away you come from, you don’t say no to an Italian recipe cooked by an Italian mamma.
What Would Happen If All Humans Suddenly Disappeared From Earth?
What would happen to the planet if humans suddenly disappeared? In the short term, things would be quite different. The air and water would become cleaner, and forests would regrow. Wildlife might even thrive.
This Fruit Has More Genes Than Humans: It's Oddly True
In the grand scheme of life, we often perceive ourselves, humans, as the pinnacle of biological complexity. We pride ourselves on our intellectual prowess, complex societies, and advanced technology.
Do Empaths Have Trouble Around Fake People?
Those who feel a deep connection to others and everything around them are sometimes known as an empath. These people feel the emotional state of mind and/or the physical pain someone else might be suffering from. The intensity of this, can become quite magnified for them.