Dubbed the 2045 Initiative, Itskov is selling his idea as the "next step" in human evolution, or "neo-humanity," as he refers to it.
Articles tagged "russia"
What's next, dynamiting the endangered spoon-billed sandpiper because Americans made beautiful videos about them?
Replacing the terror war with the drug war is going to be a rather difficult task.
As much as we worry about climate change today, a warm, melted Arctic was actually a dream of geoengineers since at least the 19th century.
Russia is a very different place that it used to be.
There’s a little bit of the Soviet empire left in the middle of the Czech Republic, but it’s abandoned, decaying, and almost completely forgotten.
Vancouver didn't have enough snow in 2010. Russia fears the same for 2014. So they both took extreme measures.
Wait a minute, rewind. Killer Ukrainian Dolphins? Yes.
It's part hooliganism, part street justice, part public shaming, and all fucked.
So this is why it's called Russian roulette.
54 years ago this month, the northern part of the Urals played host to one of the most fascinating unsolved mysteries in the modern age.
While the world waits for a giant asteroid to graze the orbits of our television satellites, the people of Central Russia were shocked early Friday morning by a mortality-shaking sort of astronomical spectacular.
Awesome is the only word for what's happening in one hellish little corner of Russia right now.
While the video is stunning, let's not let it be the last time we see the awesome spoon-billed sandpiper.
Everything will be fine. That hasn't kept a few on the fringe from panicking, though. In China, that also means panicking about the panickers.
This is the best Russian climbing video yet.
The Doctor Behind the Army's Psychedelic Manhattan Project Has Some Regrets (Weed Isn't One of Them)
Ketchum also apparently did some pretty questionable things to cats during his early years as an Army doctor.
The biggest innovation in alarm clocks since their invention has to be the slowly-increasing volume option on my phone. Seriously, try going back to your old full-blast alarm and you'll wake up screaming. But all that says it that alarm clocks haven'…
So who's it going to be? Who's going to kick off the armed conflict over those precious oil and gas reserves in the Arctic? Russia? Nah, they're a bunch of crotchety has-beens. Norway? Denmark? Nope—too Scandinavian, too neutral, too peaceful. Ca…
The Cold War is over, but Russia's not acting like it.
Khrushchev wanted a launch to correspond with the 40th anniversary of the Great October Socialist Revolution on November 7. Korolev said he could do it and upped the ante. He suggested this second Sputnik carry a dog.
Until now, the layers of the so-called nuclear "order of battle" have gone largely unexamined in one of the most examined international crises in history.
For the European Union, which won a Nobel Peace Prize today, the award is certainly some consolation from the pains of being in debt, even if the choice seems bizarre and - gasp! - political. Not surprisingly, politicians are making no attempt to hid…