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11 Big Tech Trends You'll See in 2013

11 Big Tech Trends You'll See in 2013 | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Revolution in second-screen utility, big data dives, robots, embedded tech and more await us in 2013. Are you ready for it?
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This may be the coolest, most futuristic combat jet ever built

This may be the coolest, most futuristic combat jet ever built | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The Swedes make some amazing flying machines, like the Saab 35 Draken photographed above by Tony Osborne, London Bureau Chief for Aviation Week. It's so striking it doesn't even seem real. It feels more like a space fighter than a plane from Earth. Check out this gallery.
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Bank builds Oculus app to fly you around your stocks and shares

Bank builds Oculus app to fly you around your stocks and shares | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Well hello there, I'm Augustus Q. Moneybags, inventor of the word "Funtrepreneur" and thrillionaire owner of Military Industrial Complex LLC. Now, I may
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isto é tão, tão neuromancer...

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How to Use Satellite Imagery to Predict the Market

How to Use Satellite Imagery to Predict the Market | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
You can do some crazy shit with satellite imagery. What kinds of crazy shit? Well, for one, a startup's spying on the shadows of half-built skyscrapers in China and then selling the data to investors who want to predict what the real estate market. That's crazy!
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The Rapid of Hope and the Life of an Amazonian Boom-Town—Vol. 2, No. 4

The Rapid of Hope and the Life of an Amazonian Boom-Town—Vol. 2, No. 4 | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A visit to a vanished Amazonian rubber empire.
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This Stunning Mosaic Was Just Uncovered In Greece

This Stunning Mosaic Was Just Uncovered In Greece | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Archaeologists working in Northern Greece have uncovered a new part of the spectacular mosaic at the Roman baths in Plotinopolis, Didymoteicho.
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The hijacking of the ECB’s euro selfie competition was swift and brutal

The hijacking of the ECB’s euro selfie competition was swift and brutal | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Another corporate social media campaign goes wrong.
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youd'd think they'd learn. 

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A Philosophy Of Human Life

A Philosophy Of Human Life | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Always look up and around, every day, to see where you are and consider it for a few minutes. Only drink coffee that is good. Drink more water. Be out in the open air. Eat fruit. Look for local foo...
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"Always look up and around, every day, to see where you are and consider it for a few minutes."

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John Pilger on ISIS: Only When We See the War Criminals In Our Midst Will the Blood Begin to Dry

John Pilger on ISIS: Only When We See the War Criminals In Our Midst Will the Blood Begin to Dry | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
In transmitting President Richard Nixon's orders for a "massive" bombing of Cambodia in 1969, Henry Kissinger said, "Anything that flies on everything that moves".  As Barack Obama ignites his...
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A Stunning Alt-History Map Showing A Completely Uncolonized Africa

A Stunning Alt-History Map Showing A Completely Uncolonized Africa | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A map created by Swedish artist Nikolaj Cyon shows what Africa would have looked like had it not been colonized by Europeans. Shown upside down to skew the Eurocentric bias, it was compiled using historical, linguistic, and ethnographic data.
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Norway to grow food crops in space - The Local

Norway to grow food crops in space - The Local | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A team of scientists in Norway are set to research the possibility of growing plants and food crops in outer space, it was revealed on Friday.
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That's No Moon! Did Russia Deploy An Experimental Killer Satellite?

That's No Moon! Did Russia Deploy An Experimental Killer Satellite? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Russia launched the Kosmos 2499 rocket mission back in May as part of what seemed like just another mission to further develop its constellations of 'Rodnik' communications satellites. Usually three satellites are released during these missions, but this one had a fourth object.
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One Man's Quest to Build a Mind-Warping Four Dimensional Video Game | WIRED

One Man's Quest to Build a Mind-Warping Four Dimensional Video Game | WIRED | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
There's a row of books on a shelf in Marc ten Bosch's living room that contains a crash course in higher dimensions. Titles like Flatland. Einstein, Picasso: Space, Time and the Beauty That Causes Havoc. The Fourth Dimension and Non-Euclidean Geometry in Modern Art. A young-adult novel called The Boy Who Reversed Himself. They're all devoted to helping our brains break out of the three dimensions in which we exist, to aid our understanding of a universe that extends beyond o
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Coming soon: Slow, heavy, shrieking, autonomous robot rent-a-cops

Coming soon: Slow, heavy, shrieking, autonomous robot rent-a-cops | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Mountain View company unveils the five-foot-tall, 300-pound K5 robotic patrol.
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metam-lhes um desentupidor de canos e e uma batedeira e temos aqui um white dalek versão 1.0.

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11 Futuristic Ways to Improve Our Cities, From Robotic Rats to Talking Trash Cans | WIRED

11 Futuristic Ways to Improve Our Cities, From Robotic Rats to Talking Trash Cans | WIRED | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
As smartphone-toting citizens prod municipal officials, cities around the world are embracing high-tech solutions to lots of problems.
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'Alex From Target' Goes to Syria

'Alex From Target' Goes to Syria | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A viral video of a young Syrian boy risking his life to save a girl turned out to be a hoax made by Norwegian filmmakers seeking to raise awareness about the war.
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Autonomous, human-sized security robots are almost here

Autonomous, human-sized security robots are almost here | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
You might not see quite so many security guards on the beat in the future. After roughly a year of work, Knightscope is almost ready to deploy the K5, a
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Japanese maglev train goes 311 mph

Japanese maglev train goes 311 mph | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The Central Japan Railway Company has invited members of the public to take test rides on its new magnetically levitated train, which goes over 300 mph.
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