Category: Future

Dec 03 2013

First: Government Recognized Cyborg

Neil Harbisson wins. The rest of you can stop with your petitions now. The UK government has finally recognized him as a cyborg. They let him take his passport photo wearing his eyeborg, a device that allows him to perceive color. You see, Neil has a visual impairment called achromatopsia that causes him to see …

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Nov 26 2013

Impregnable: Graphene Condom

If you’ve been on the internet, or watched tv, or read a magazine or newspaper in the last couple of years you know that the Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation is offering a $100,00 prize for anyone who can make safer, easier, and even more ubiquitous than they already are. All for the noble reason …

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Nov 21 2013

Futuristic: Kawasaki Concept Motorcycle Thing

So speaking of piglets futuristic battery concept vehicles. Kawasaki just unveiled a battery-powered concept motorcycle/reverse-tricycle thingy. They call it the Kawasaki J.  Besides the sweet paint job, the cool white-wall tires, and the impressive lack of a rear axle this bike offers another interesting feature. It has no handle bars. Instead of handle bars this …

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Nov 06 2013

Bury Me in Style: Cruisin Caskets

So yes, Halloween is over, but that doesn’t mean you’re not going to die soon. So here are some casket’s to add to your unrealistic funeral wishes which your family is going to ignore because it’s too much work to put in for the sake of a dead guy. These are Cruisin’ Caskets. As you …

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Oct 08 2013

Not in My House: Shopkeeper Chases Robber with Machete

Yes, I know the time stamp on the video says that this event hasn’t happened yet. But if you’re around at 7:08 in the morning on January 8th, 2017 watch out for this to see if we really did just glimpse the future. Especially keep that in mind if you happen to be working at …

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Oct 04 2013

“Pack Your Stuff, We’re Moving” — The Entire City

The city of Kiruna, Sweden has a problem. They need to move. Not just a few of them. The whole cit of 18,000 residents needs to vacate and move two miles up the road. No, they haven’t been storing the garbage from other towns under the city until it starts blowing out of he sewers …

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Oct 03 2013

Miners Plan to set Wyoming on Fire

In the Western United States there is a state called Wyoming. You may not believe it because Garfield told us it doesn’t exist. But, it’s really there. It’s the one that looks like Colorado, but it’s not Colorado. Now that you know everything you need to know about Wyoming, here’s what’s going on. Coal miners …

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Oct 01 2013

Brent Bobbies Booby Trap Burglars

See the guy above? That’s Yafet Askale, he’s a convicted car thief out of Brent, England. Brent, a borough of London,  has a new tactic for catching criminals. They’re not rounding up mutants and putting them behind bars to prevent crime like you would expect. What they are doing instead is booby trapping cars and …

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Sep 25 2013

I Would Ride That: Train Carrying Plane

This is the Horizon Modular Airplane System. The idea is an entirely electric mass transport system that consists of train cars carrying people and a giant plane carrying those train cars. This is the best mass transport I’ve seen since the three-man canoe. Guided by magnetic rails, akin to those of maglev trains, The Horizon …

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Sep 17 2013

Science Content: Graphene Computer Chips Run on Light

Researchers at MIT, Columbia and IBM’s T.J. Watson Research Center are working to create circuits that run on light instead of electricity. The idea is the new circuits will be much faster than the old ones. Previously doing such a thing was mostly a pipe dream but since the advent of graphene it’s starting to …

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