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'Back To The Future' Car Making A Comeback

'Back To The Future' Car Making A Comeback | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Need to readjust a moment in time that would change the entire trajectory of generations of your family's lives? Now you can do so -- in an environmentally friendly way.
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Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
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Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program

Inside Google's Secret Drone-Delivery Program | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
For two years, the company has been working to build flying robots that can deliver products across a city in a minute or two. An Atlantic exclusive.
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Does It Help to Know History?

Does It Help to Know History? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
One lesson of history is that even doing the right thing rarely works out.
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These walking fish raised out of water on land help explain evolution

We know that hundreds of millions of years ago that fish left the water and eventually evolved into land animals. But what if we could see it happen right now? We sort of can. Scientists are raising fish to survive outside of water and to walk on land and they're changing right before our eyes.
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Scientists catch Schrödinger's cat with quantum physics

Scientists catch Schrödinger's cat with quantum physics | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Schrodinger's cat, the good ole thought experiment that's been twisting (non-Quantum physicist) brains for decades. Scientists might have just caught it.
Artur Coelho's insight:

ah, afinal há uma maneira de ver dentro da caixa. a física é implacável.

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Why We Walk

Why We Walk | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Adam Gopnik on the history, pleasures, and perils of bipedalism. “Why people walk is a hard question that looks easy.”
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Europe's Slow Surrender to Intolerance

Europe's Slow Surrender to Intolerance | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A seemingly small incident at a London supermarket suggests a deeper problem.
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Memex 1.1 » Blog Archive » Writing home

Memex 1.1 » Blog Archive » Writing home | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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Hypersonic Gliders, Scramjets, And Even Faster Things Coming To China's Military

Hypersonic Gliders, Scramjets, And Even Faster Things Coming To China's Military | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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The Most Amazing Lie in History

The Most Amazing Lie in History | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
How a chicken farmer, a pair of princesses, and 27 imaginary spies helped the allies win World War II.
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New Statesman | Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep by Jonathan Crary: Sleep is a standing affront to capitalism

New Statesman | Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep by Jonathan Crary: Sleep is a standing affront to capitalism | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
When hungry digital companies measure success in "eyeballs" is sleep the last remaining zone of dissidence, of anti-productivity and even of solidarity?
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Longform's Picks of the Week

Longform's Picks of the Week | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The best stories from around the world.
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News

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Sysadmin Posters - Imgur

The most viral images on the internet, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.
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Juxtapoz Magazine - A New Kind of Beauty

Juxtapoz Magazine - A New Kind of Beauty | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
From 2008-2010, London-based photographer�Phillip Toledano�developed a body of work that focused on the extreme side of plastic surgery. Thr...
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What Lies Beneath Stonehenge?

What Lies Beneath Stonehenge? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A new Smithsonian Channel show reveals groundbreaking research that may explain what really went on there
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Humans With Amplified Intelligence Could Be More Powerful Than AI_ | Oddly_Even

Humans With Amplified Intelligence Could Be More Powerful Than AI_ | Oddly_Even | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it

Via Jean-Philippe BOCQUENET
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Exploring the Abandoned Victorian Passages of the First Channel Tunnel - Urban Ghosts

Exploring the Abandoned Victorian Passages of the First Channel Tunnel - Urban Ghosts | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The Channel Tunnel between England and France opened in 1994, but few though that the first Channel Tunnel was a Victorian project abandoned in the 1880s

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This Illustrator Makes $100K Selling Virtual Paintbrushes | Design | WIRED

This Illustrator Makes $100K Selling Virtual Paintbrushes | Design | WIRED | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Illustrator Kyle Webster’s client list includes The New Yorker, The Wall Street Journal, and The Atlantic, but last year more than half his income came through the sale of virtual paintbrushes. These digital tools allow artists to recreate the look of scratchy technical pens, flowing watercolor paints, and dusty pastels all within the pristine confines…
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'Mango, Mango!' A Family, a Fruit Stand, and Survival on $4.50 a Day

'Mango, Mango!' A Family, a Fruit Stand, and Survival on $4.50 a Day | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Douglas Haynes | Orion | Summer 2014 | 22 minutes (5,391 words) OrionThis Longreads Exclusive comes from the latest issue of Orion magazine—subscribe to the magazine or donate for more great storie...
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Digital tools have a mind of their own: yours

Digital tools have a mind of their own: yours | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Clive Thompson's says that there are three principal biases that today's digital tools introduce to human thought.
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A 24-Step Plan to Resolve the Ukraine Crisis

A 24-Step Plan to Resolve the Ukraine Crisis | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A group of Americans and Russians, meeting in Finland, develop an agenda for peace
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Cassandro, the Drag-Queen Star of Mexican Wrestling

Cassandro, the Drag-Queen Star of Mexican Wrestling | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
William Finnegan on Cassandro, who has become a star in the razzle-dazzle world of lucha libre. “Being gay is a gift from God,” he says.
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Chinese OS expected to debut in October

Chinese OS expected to debut in October | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
After concerns about U.S. surveillance and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, there is some good news for China's homegrown operating system (OS): a desktop version may be ready in October.
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We wanted the web for free – but the price is deep surveillance

We wanted the web for free – but the price is deep surveillance | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Advertising has become the online business model but by its very nature it involves corporations spying on users to produce more targeted results, writes John Naughton
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Myanmar Will Be the First Smartphone Only Country | ICT Works

Myanmar Will Be the First Smartphone Only Country | ICT Works | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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