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The Mechanical Bride

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The Mechanical Bride is a feature-length documentary that explores the fantasy of
creating the perfect artificial woman and the reality of artificial companions in the
sex and robotics industries.
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Outbreaks of Futurity
Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
Curated by Artur Coelho
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US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war

US military creates 'Space Mission Force' to wage satellite war | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
If a major war ever happens, low-Earth orbit could turn into a combat zone. To that end, the US Air Force Space Command has created the "Space Mission Force
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NASA wants more private uses of the International Space Station

NASA wants more private uses of the International Space Station | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
NASA doesn't just see the International Space Station as a place where government space agencies can work together in harmony -- it could be a business hub
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Nations of the World Confront the Pokémon Menace

Nations of the World Confront the Pokémon Menace | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
As the popular augmented-reality smartphone game expanded to 26 countries, authorities responded with alarm, bans, charges of espionage and at least one fatwa.
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Researcher uses mobile phone data to predict illiteracy

Researcher uses mobile phone data to predict illiteracy | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Many non-profit orgs send out teams to teach people how to read and write, but a lot of them have very limited resources, as well. One Norwegian researcher
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Next Big Future: Russia offers India a planned nuclear aircraft carrier design

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Robotic stingray powered by light-activated muscle cells

Robotic stingray powered by light-activated muscle cells | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Light-controlled cardiac muscle cells guide swimming of raybot.
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Gruesome Soviet safety posters got their point across

Gruesome Soviet safety posters got their point across | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
These Soviet safety posters delivered their message in bold terms.
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How Photographers Captured Electricity When It Was New

How Photographers Captured Electricity When It Was New | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Looking through a lens at the discovery that changed the world.
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Another Spacecraft Is Headed For The Spacecraft Cemetery in the Pacific

Another Spacecraft Is Headed For The Spacecraft Cemetery in the Pacific | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Goodbye, Progress.
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China successfully refuels a satellite in orbit

China successfully refuels a satellite in orbit | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
China is now one of the precious few countries that knows how to refuel satellites in space. The nation's Tianyuan-1 system (launched aboard the Long March 7
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The Playlist Professionals At Apple, Spotify, And Google

The Playlist Professionals At Apple, Spotify, And Google | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
At the most powerful companies in Silicon Valley, small teams of anonymous, hardcore music fans race to solve the recor
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Kevin Kelly discusses the future of artificial intelligence

Kevin Kelly discusses the future of artificial intelligence | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
My friend and Cool Tools partner Kevin Kelly was interviewed about his book, The Inevitable. In this video, he discuss what will happen when artificial intelligence is sold like electricity, as a u…
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What Happens When a High School Has no Traditional Classes?

What Happens When a High School Has no Traditional Classes? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Bronx Arena High School is engaging its high-need students by eliminating formal classes in favor of self-guided learning.
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Next Big Future: First-Ever Carbon-Nanotube Resin Mirrors for CubeSat Telescope

Next Big Future: First-Ever Carbon-Nanotube Resin Mirrors for CubeSat Telescope | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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Our Biotech Future

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1. It has become part of the accepted wisdom to say that the twentieth century was the century of physics and the twenty-first century will be the century of biology. Two facts about the coming century are agreed on by almost everyone. Biology is now bigger than physics, as measured by the size of budgets, …
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61 Glimpses of the Future — Today’s Office — Medium

61 Glimpses of the Future - Today's Office - Medium
Dispatches from the front lines of connectivity.
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Next Big Future: nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle first stealth drone flown in public

Next Big Future: nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle first stealth drone flown in public | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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BruceS — *First time I’ve ever seen Taleb and Stanislaw Lem...

BruceS — *First time I’ve ever seen Taleb and Stanislaw Lem... | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
*First time I’ve ever seen Taleb and Stanisla
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Discovering Dead Malls & Motels on Youtube

Discovering Dead Malls & Motels on Youtube | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
I‘m always looking for snackable video content that I can watch while I eat lunch at my desk, and I’ve just found something to keep me going for many meals of sweet solitude ahead. I’d like to think I haven’t been living under a rock, especially when it comes to things on the internet, but how did I…
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Seeing How Sex Dolls Are Made Is Hauntingly Eerie (NSFW)

Seeing How Sex Dolls Are Made Is Hauntingly Eerie (NSFW) | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Being inside a sex doll factory and watching all that plastic nakedness get shaped is much more haunting than it is titillating. It gets unsettling, like if you were trapped inside a scene from a horror movie and couldn’t get out. But it’s also somewhat intriguing, just to see the mixture of products and body parts that they put together in a puzzle to shape a doll.
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