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Experts believe sex for procreation could soon be obsolete

Experts believe sex for procreation could soon be obsolete

Despite the ethical concerns of many, reproductive options including designer babies and even ‘artificial wombs’ appear to be inevitable. Some experts even believe that sex for procreation may soon be obsolete. Imagine that. If this isn’t the weirdest thing you’ve read today, then I recommend deleting your browser history immediately. One could argue that with constant advancements in fertility drugs, artificial insemination, in vitro fertilisation, and increasingly barmy embryonic gene...

Automated chess robot breaks finger of seven-year-old challenger

Automated chess robot breaks finger of seven-year-old challenger

A small child had their finger broken by a robot during a chess game at the Moscow Open, according to Russian media. Should we be wary of potentially dangerous automation?   For most, an innocuous game of chess does not come with the potential for violence, much less a broken bone or limb. That’s apparently not the case at the Moscow Open this year, however. According to Russian media, a seven-year-old...

By London, UK
Five healthy alternatives to popular breakfast dishes

Five healthy alternatives to popular breakfast dishes

Looking for something to swap out for your usual breakfast choices? Here’s a quick guide to get you started. After 2 years of chaos, Covid-19 has not completely disappeared, with experts asserting that new waves of infection will reoccur on an annual basis. This seems like the perfect time to improve your physical and mental health, and what better way to do so than through eating healthier breakfasts? Here’s a few...

By London, UK
You can now buy hangover prevention pills

You can now buy hangover prevention pills

A Swedish pharmaceutical company has developed a supplement that claims to reduce alcohol concentration in the blood by half within 30 minutes of having a drink. Unless you’re superhuman – or, of course, underage – likelihood is you’ve experienced a hangover before. Enjoying a beveragino (or five) often leaves us bedridden, craving carbohydrates, and crippled by anxiety over how we vaguely recall behaving the night prior. In worst case scenarios, the throbbing...

By London, UK