humanity

The evolution of humanity, from one advancement to the next.

George Gott3 years ago
Beginnings of Artificial Intelligence
Artificial intelligence has been the goal of humankind since the dawn of the computer age. As each year passes, we depend on computers more and more. This over-dependence leads us to create an abundan...
Futurism Staff3 years ago
History of Deadly Diseases
Humans have been dealing and living with the realities of deadly diseases for thousands of years. For the majority of this time period, there were little to no effective methods for controlling the di...
Futurism Staff4 years ago
Notorious Cults
Cults are like car accidents: horrific events that people cant help but gawk at in shock. Cult members sacrifice their individuality for the perceived friendship, connections, identity, and meaning th...
Natasha Sydor4 years ago
Best Genetic Modification Movies
Genetic modification is the foundation of evolution. All species change and are altered because the planet is exposed to radiation. Radiation causes DNA to break down; the damage is repaired and is of...
Frank White4 years ago
Understanding the Collective Intelligence of Pro-opinion
True Story. In May of 1968 an American nuclear submarine, the USS Scorpion, vanished in the calm waters of the Atlantic. Chaos ensued deep in the war rooms beneath the Pentagon. The greatest military ...
DS Peters4 years ago
Becoming a Type 1 Civilization
One giant step for a man, one giant leap for humankind. Leaving my gender neutralization of the famous quote aside, the year was 1969 and people around the world were amazed (or in complete disbelief)...
Finding Meaning Without Religion
Traditionally, people have had churches and religion as a support system for life's emergencies. No matter the enormity of the crisis, God and his local representative, one's priest or minister, would...
David Furgeson5 years ago
Facebook Can Control Your Mind
Back when I was a smoker, there was a conversation that we smokers would have every few months. Every time they pushed us to a new and more remote shame-hole in the building and eventually outside alt...
Futurism Staff5 years ago
Medicinal Mushroom Magic
Medicinal mushrooms produce medically important natural metabolites or can be induced to do so with biotechnology. There is a range of medical compounds that include antibiotics, cholesterol inhibitor...
Claire Evans5 years ago
I Surgically Implanted Earbuds Under My Skin
The human body doesn't do upgrades. Take poor care of your machinery, and there's no reboot, no system overhaul, no virus software that can come to your aid. In terms of the basic sensory apparatus an...
Matthew Wilder5 years ago
Weird Scientology Facts
Leah Remini once believed in it. Tom Cruise still believes in it. The "it" would be the mysterious and sometimes devious Church of Scientology. Unless you are on the inside, the beliefs system of Scie...