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Simon Cowell to buy robot body?

Simon Cowell to buy robot body?

Jul 18 2013, 3:30am CDT | by

Simon Cowell could become the first celebrity to have a robotic body. Surgeons estimate they will be able to transplant a human head onto a robot's body by 2050, a prospect Simon - who has...

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Simon Cowell to buy robot body?

Jul 18 2013, 3:30am CDT | by

Simon Cowell could become the first celebrity to have a robotic body.

Surgeons estimate they will be able to transplant a human head onto a robot's body by 2050, a prospect Simon - who has previously said he wants to be cryogenically frozen after death so he can be bought back to life in the future - would no doubt be interested in.

Neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Canavero thinks Simon could even have his head transplanted onto a robot body before he dies, which could, theoretically enable him to live forever.

He told The Sun newspaper: "Is it possible that a head could be transplanted onto an entirely artificial body? I say, in the 21st century, yes.

"It will not be tomorrow, or the day after, but by 2050 artificial bodies will become an absolute certainty. This project could become a means to extend life."

Anders Sandberg of the Oxford Centre for Neuroethics, said robot bodies could also be updated as technology improves.

He said: "If you got the early version of the body you may be able to upgrade it later."

While cyborg transplants may theoretically become possible, they are unlikely to be available to most people because of the multi-million pound cost, although this would not be a problem for Simon, 53, who earned an estimated £62 million according to forbes.com.

Speaking of his wish to be cryogenically frozen, the TV mogul has said: "It's an insurance policy. If it doesn't work, it doesn't work. If it does work, I'll be happy. If it's possible, and I think it will be, why not have a second crack? Does that sound crazy? I think it's a good idea."

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The X-Factor effect! Sin City bookings up 100% after it is leaked as Simon Cowell's Judges' Houses base ... but Cheryl's Nice location is shunned by viewers

Sep 1 2014 7:13am CDT | Source: Daily Mail

The series only kicked off on Saturday, but the Judges' Houses have already been leaked, with Cowell and Mel B's locations the most popula ...
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3 days ago

Liam Payne and Niall Horan talk to Cosmo and sniff each other

Aug 29 2014 4:20pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

...and Liam confesses that his girlfriend buys lingerie for him.Those One Direction boys are dipping their multi-million pound toes in the beauty world yet again, with the release of their new fragrance You and I on the 1st of September. Hurray for them, but more hurray for us because we got to trot off to New York and chat to them about SMELL.Harder than you might think, but the fellas actually managed to be fairly charming, funny, and let's face it HOT, when talking about g ...
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6 days ago

Niall Horan Slams One Direction Breakup Rumors

Aug 26 2014 4:28pm CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

One Direction aren't breaking up, so we're not sure why we have to read another new rumor about them splitting, like, every week. It didn't help that Simon Cowell recently commented on their inevitable split. Way to stir up more gossip, Simon.Niall Horan was quick to shoot down the 1D breakup rumors yet again, putting it out there plain and simple: they're going to be around fo ...
Source: Oh No They Didn't!   Full article at: Oh No They Didn't!
 

 
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1 week ago

The Crap We Missed – Monday 8.25.14

Aug 25 2014 6:20pm CDT | Source: The Superficial

[Ed. Note: So it's 7:15 PM EST, and our server just now started working. Or at least enough for me to type this and then presumably crap out again, so my apologies for the ensuing shooting spree if that happens. Anyway, I'll shut up now and gun up this post Photo Boy had finished hours ago before we disappear into the ether. There are other worlds than this... - SW] Welcome to Monday’s The Crap We Missed which, judging by our server performance, you’ll proba ...
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1 week ago

Lauren Silverman Shows Off Her Baby And Her Sexy Stems In St. Tropez

Aug 25 2014 2:12pm CDT | Source: X17 Online

She's one hot mom! If anyone was questioning what Simon Cowell saw in baby mama Lauren Silverman -- we've got two reasons: those sexy stems! Wearing a bodycon minid ...
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1 week ago

Lauren Silverman & Simon Cowell’s furry moobs are in Saint-Tropez: funny or gross?

Aug 25 2014 5:35am CDT | Source: Celebitchy.com

Simon Cowell and his “girlfriend” Lauren Silverman are vacationing in Saint-Tropez with their son Eric. If you haven’t seen photos of Eric Cowell recently, OMG he looks like his father. It’s like the Cowell genes are so strong that this baby just has Simon’s face completely. No DNA test necessary. To his credit, Simon seems to be very engaged with his son, which is a good sign, I guess. I never thought I’d see the day when Simon traded in his harem for nappie ...
Source: Celebitchy.com   Full article at: Celebitchy.com
 

 
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1 week ago

Jeff Buckley's Definitive 'Hallelujah' Turns 20... 2 Million Cover Versions Later

Aug 24 2014 10:57am CDT | Source: Oh No They Didn't!

It's safe to say that there would have been a few million less "Hallelujah" choruses if not for Jeff Buckley's Grace album, which came out 20 years ago this week. Leonard Cohen might also be millions of dollars poorer, since it was the late Buckley's transcendent cover of Cohen's previously obscure "Hallelujah" that ultimately led to the song being a staple of everything from American Idol showcases to in-memoriam montages.Grac ...
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1 week ago

Pete Wentz, Meagan Camper Welcome Baby Boy!

Aug 22 2014 5:15am CDT | Source: The Hollywood Gossip

Fall Out Boy bassist Pete Wentz and model girlfriend Meagan Camper are parents! They welcomed a baby boy, Saint Lazslo, on Wednesday in L.A. “Mom and baby are happy and healthy,” the rep says. “They are thrilled at the addition to the family and Bronx is over the moon to be a big brother.” Up until the baby’s arrival, Wentz, whose 5-year-old son is from his previous marriage to Ashlee Simpson, didn’t know the sex of his second child. ...
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2 weeks ago

Lauren Silverman In A Bikini

Aug 19 2014 11:03am CDT | Source: WWTDD.com

You’ve got to be pretty stoked when your boring husband befriends a wealthy celebrity who shows a strong interest in plowing you. In a Lifetime movie, this would end up in some kind of deadly love triangle. In real life, Simon Cowell bangs a baby in you and you tell your husband you’re leaving for the world of luxury hotels and spas and yachts. It’s like hitting the Scratchers jackpot. You put your existing kid in t ...
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2 weeks ago

Simon Cowell Predicts One Direction Breakup

Aug 18 2014 9:41am CDT | Source: Gossip Cop

(Getty Images) Like the boy bands that came before them, Simon Cowell seems well aware that One Direction will probably break up one day. “I think they will make at least two more albums together, and they are in the middle of one right now,” the music mogul is quoted as saying in a new interview. Cowell, who put the group together on “The X Factor” in 2010, reportedly noted that “bands don’t stay together forever,” and acknowledged ...
Source: Gossip Cop   Full article at: Gossip Cop
 

 

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