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Dead Media Beat: Auctioneers and wealthy dead media collectors | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com

Dead Media Beat: Auctioneers and wealthy dead media collectors | Beyond The Beyond | Wired.com | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
*It's a press release. Looks like the market for antique computational devices is firming up remarkably. Press Release ''Apple 1 Computer'' at Auc
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Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
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Princesses Without Borders

Princesses Without Borders | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The long, weird, tangled history of starting your own country.
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Urban Explorers Document Kiev Metro Like You've Never Seen it Before - Urban Ghosts

Urban Explorers Document Kiev Metro Like You've Never Seen it Before - Urban Ghosts | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Kiev Metro is one of the deepest and most dangerous subways in the world. Now urban explorers have infiltrated and photographed its futuristic tunnels.

Via Ricardo Lourenço
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Three Pathways Into the 1980s | Science Blogs | WIRED

Three Pathways Into the 1980s | Science Blogs | WIRED | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
In the 1966-1967 period, NASA began serious planning for its post-Apollo future. Alas, Apollo was widely seen as a means of demonstrating U.S. technological might on the world stage, not as a first small step beyond Earth. Our society’s rapid abandonment of the moon causes me to question whether we have every truly qualified as…
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DARPA's New Initiative Aims to Make Nanoscale Machines a Reality

DARPA's New Initiative Aims to Make Nanoscale Machines a Reality | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
For much of history, builders and makers fixated on the monumental—pyramids, cathedrals, skyscrapers, aircraft carriers. Increasingly, however,
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How to become internet famous for $68

How to become internet famous for $68 | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Santiago Swallow may be one of the most famous people no one has heard of. His eyes fume from his Twitter profile: he is Hollywood-handsome with high cheekbones and dirty blond, collar-length hair. Next to his name is one of social media’s most prized possessions, Twitter’s blue “verified account” checkmark. Beneath it are numbers to...
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Top Engineer and Futurist: Tomorrow's Robots Might Mercy-Kill Mankind

Top Engineer and Futurist: Tomorrow's Robots Might Mercy-Kill Mankind | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Nell Watson is an engineer, a futurist, and the founder and CEO of Poikos. As such, she knows a lot about the machines we use today, and the ones we're planning for tomorrow. And she's worried that the artificial intelligence of the near-future might decide the most benevolent thing to for mankind is to destroy it.
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ah. os futuristas de hoje estão (finalmente) (a sério?) a conceber cenários de que a FC clássica já há muito se cansou...

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The Truth About Hello Kitty - The New Yorker

The Truth About Hello Kitty - The New Yorker | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Mickey Mouse is not a mouse. If you look very closely at him, you can see that he wears gloves.
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Futurists on Twitter: An analysis of network centrality and authority

Futurists on Twitter: An analysis of network centrality and authority | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
To kick off a forthcoming series of network analyses, we have done an analysis of prominent futurists on Twitter. Click here to read more.
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Pyramid of Technology « NextNature.net

Pyramid of Technology « NextNature.net | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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10 of the Most Fantastical Burning Man Creations

10 of the Most Fantastical Burning Man Creations | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
This week, an otherworldly gathering in the desert is taking place in the Black Rock Desert of Northern Nevada. A celebration of life, earth and all the incredi
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Is It Hysterical to Prepare for War With Putin?  

Is It Hysterical to Prepare for War With Putin?   | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
WARSAW, Poland—Over and over again—throughout the entirety of my adult life, or so it feels—I have been shown Polish photographs from the beautiful summer of 1939: The children playing in the sunshine, the fashionable women on Krakow streets. I have even seen a picture of a family wedding that took...
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BruceS — warrenellis: ...

BruceS — warrenellis: ... | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
warrenellis:
http://www.doctorwhisky.com/gone-viral-shirt/
Image is about ten inches tall and professionally silk screened in toxic green glow-in-the-dark ink on 100% cotton black shirts.
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meme viral. done right,

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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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Expanding Our Perception - YouTube

Techno-Perceptual Expansion: Our tools expand what we see. Learn More: Limits of Human Perception http://psychedelic-information-theory.com/Limits-of-Human-P...
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"to freeze-frame, to hold in stasys the passing moment"

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World War II

World War II | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
In Focus, a news photography blog on the official site of The Atlantic Magazine.
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BruceS — What works on the battlegrounds of Ukraine

BruceS — What works on the battlegrounds of Ukraine | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
What works on the battlegrounds of Ukraine
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ArchéoSF: L'Assiette au Beurre : A nous l'espace ! (1901)

ArchéoSF: L'Assiette au Beurre : A nous l'espace ! (1901) | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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This Could Be The Most Underrated Benefit Of 3D-Printing

This Could Be The Most Underrated Benefit Of 3D-Printing | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
We've been hearing promises that 3D-printing could revolutionize almost every aspect of our daily lives, from how we shop to the food that ends up on our plates. But is one of its biggest benefits going to be largely invisible to most of us?
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Acting French

Acting French | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
It’s hard to learn a new language. But it’s way harder to learn a new culture.
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The Secret German Scheme To Invade America Before The First World War

The Secret German Scheme To Invade America Before The First World War | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Nearly two decades before the onset of World War I, Kaiser Wilhelm II set his imperialistic sights on the Americas. But to establish a presence there, Germany would have to put the U.S. in its place. To that end, it devised not one, but three plans to attack and invade America. Here's how history could have unfolded very differently.
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BruceS — *There’s something to this, but if you take the...

BruceS — *There’s something to this, but if you take the... | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
*There’s something to this, but if you take the trouble to hang out with actual futurists you’ll see that they don’t really do much of this… On the contrary, they’d glance at that image on the bottom...
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An American in ISIS's Retweet Army

An American in ISIS's Retweet Army | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
How the extremist group turns social networks into echo chambers
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Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple's Mastery of the Media

Seeing Through the Illusion: Understanding Apple's Mastery of the Media | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
“Beautifully, unapologetically plastic.” “Feature for feature, it’s identical to iPad Air in every way." “Just avoid holding it in that way." Apple’s public relations (PR) department is probably th...
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Seven Days And Nights In The World's Largest, Rowdiest Retirement Community

Seven Days And Nights In The World's Largest, Rowdiest Retirement Community | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Boasting 100,000 residents over the age of 55, The Villages may be the fastest growing city in America. It's a notorious boomtown for boomers who want to spend their golden years with access to...
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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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