Species long extinct may one day be revived. Doctors will detect signs of brain disorders many years before symptoms emerge. And consumers will give up owning stuff in order to lighten the loads of their lifestyles. These are just a few of the most thought-provoking possibilities and ideas published in THE FUTURIST magazine over the past year.
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July 11, 2014 - When Planetary Resources and Deep Space Industries, two private initiatives hoping to mine asteroids, finally arrive at their first celestial destination they will have a
July 11, 2014 - This morning as I perused my many alerts and feeds I came across a headline from The National, a paper published out of the United Arab Emirates.
Entertainment has evolved since 16th century theater. As we become a digital world what will entertainment become? We’re merging tech and entertainment, real and digital, and screens and living. Next the whole world will be yours, with your every desire turned into entertainment.
July 10, 2014 - At the end of June the Mars One team announced it was seeking proposals from academics and researchers as well as commercial businesses to populate the payload that will be on board the unmanned
Researchers at the University of Hawaii are studying a previously little-known phenomenon called mesoscale ocean eddies. These spinning masses of water can be 50 to 300 miles in diameter. Not to be confused with gyres or the eddies caused by passing ships, these phenomena form depressions in the ocean surface as they spin.
By becoming a fully digital planet we will gain new levels of working together, producing results and delivering them. Everyone will receive continuous know-how to overcome problems instantly. Our digital challenge is to prosper by ascending to universal greatness.
In the June 15 issue of Nature Climate Change, University of Exetor Mathematics Research Fellow James Screen submitted an article entitled "Arctic amplification decreases temperature variance in northern mid-to high-latitudes." The author begins by stating, "There is a common perception and growing concern that human-induced climate change will lead to more volatile and extreme weather."