The chances of disaster on planet Earth will rise to a near certainty in the next one to ten thousand years, but it will take more than a century to set up colonies in space where human beings could live on among the stars.
The Fourth Industrial Revolution, combined with other socio-economic and demographic changes, will transform labour markets in the next five years, leading to a net loss of over 5 million jobs in 15 major developed and emerging economies.
Alfred Nobel’s 1895 will established a prize for "the person who shall have done the most or the best work for fraternity between nations, for the abolition or reduction of standing armies and for the holding and promotion of peace congresses."
Zuckerberg and Gates on Saturday threw their weight behind the goal of bringing Internet access to everyone in the world by 2020. The pledge comes amid a United Nations effort to eradicate extreme poverty by 2030.
Vast numbers of migrants have made their way across the Mediterranean to Europe in 2015, sparking a crisis as countries struggle to cope with the influx, and creating division in the EU over how best to deal with resettling people.
There's a community in the Dominican Republic where some male babies are born looking like girls and don't grow penises until puberty. They are known as 'pseudohermaphrodite' and are referred to as the 'guevedoces' which translates as 'penis at 12'.