Archive for August, 2019

There's serious concern about what people will do when productivity reaches a point where they don't have to work as much

The robots. They’re coming for your jobs. All of you. Source: CNN

France starts probe on whether Epstein committed any crimes in France

France has opened a preliminary probe to see if disgraced late U.S. financier Jeffrey Epstein committed any sex crimes on …Read the Rest

Brazil's Bolsonaro says army may help fight Amazon fires

Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro said on Friday the army may be enlisted to help combat fires sweeping through the Amazon …Read the Rest

Brazilian army is ready to protect the Amazon rainforest, says general

The Brazilian army is ready to defend the Amazon rainforest, Edson Leal Pujol, head of the armed forces, said on …Read the Rest

Hong Kong protesters join in 'Baltic Chain' link of hands

Thousands of chanting Hong Kong protesters joined peaceful “Baltic Chain” links of hands on Friday, with almost three months of …Read the Rest

Court revives challenge to Minnesota same-sex marriage video law

A federal appeals court on Friday revived a lawsuit by Minnesota videographers challenging a state law requiring them to make …Read the Rest

David Koch is pro-choice, supports gay rights; just not Democrats

David Koch, one of America’s richest businessmen and largest political donors, says he is just fine with giving money to …Read the Rest

Who are the Koch brothers? (2017)

You may have heard of the Koch Brothers, but who are they and what do they do? Source: CNN

Russia launched rocket with humanoid robot into space

Nicknamed “FEDOR,” the Skybot F-850 is on its way to the International Space Station, according to Russian space agency Roscosmos. …Read the Rest