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This Gorgeous Warbird Is More Phoenix Than Mustang

This Gorgeous Warbird Is More Phoenix Than Mustang | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The P-51 Mustang is one of the most iconic aircraft in aviation history. These long-range, single-seater fighter-bombers served throughout the Seconds World War as well as during in Korea before being relegated to scrap yards.
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Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
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21 "Then & Now" Ads That Show The Awkward Evolution Of Our Favorite Tech

21 "Then & Now" Ads That Show The Awkward Evolution Of Our Favorite Tech | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
We've come a long way, baby.
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Quadriplegic shapes robot hand with her thoughts | KurzweilAI

Quadriplegic shapes robot hand with her thoughts | KurzweilAI | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Controlling a robot arm with her thoughts, quadriplegic shapes the hand into four positions (credit: Journal of Neural Engineering/IOP Publishing) In an
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Sneaky Impersonator Robots Are Taking Over the Web

Sneaky Impersonator Robots Are Taking Over the Web | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A new report finds overall bot traffic dipped, but "bad robots" are on the rise.
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Memex 1.1 » Blog Archive » So does the hacking of Sony signify a new era in cyberwarfare?

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Les premières vagues extraterrestres détectées sur Titan

Les premières vagues extraterrestres détectées sur Titan | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
La sonde Cassini a découvert la présence de vagues à la surface des deux plus grandes mers d'hydrocarbures situées à la surface de Titan, la plus grosse lune de Saturne.

Via Jean-Philippe BOCQUENET
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surf's up on Titan!

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A Brief History of Militarized Lasers

A Brief History of Militarized Lasers | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The Navy recently mounted a laser cannon on a ship. It's been a long time coming.
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Operation Socialist: How GCHQ Spies Hacked Belgium’s Largest Telco

Operation Socialist: How GCHQ Spies Hacked Belgium’s Largest Telco | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
When the incoming emails stopped arriving, it seemed innocuous at first. But it would eventually become clear that this was no routine technical problem. Inside a row of gray office buildings in Brussels, a major hacking attack was in progress. And the perpetrators were British government spies.
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20 maps that never happened

Maps of countries, infrastructure projects, and invasions that never were — but might have been.
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The Joby Aviation S2 electric VTOL aircraft - YouTube

The Joby Aviation S2 is a revolutionary electric 200 mph vertical takeoff and landing aircraft. Learn more at www.jobyaviation.com.
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a cool render does not a toy aircraft for one percenters make. 

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Isis: the inside story | Martin Chulov

Isis: the inside story | Martin Chulov | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The long read: One of the Islamic State’s senior commanders reveals exclusive details of the terror group’s origins inside an Iraqi prison – right under the noses of their American jailers. Report by Martin Chulov
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BruceS — space-pics: GSLV MK III - India’s New Deity...

BruceS — space-pics: GSLV MK III - India’s New Deity... | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
space-pics:
“ GSLV MK III - India’s New Deity
http://space-pics.tumblr.com/

*I’m thinking there must be some time-lapse action here, because India’s shiniest new space gizmo doesn’t usually have...
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By 2025, the Definition of 'Privacy' Will Have Changed

By 2025, the Definition of 'Privacy' Will Have Changed | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
In a new paper from Pew, experts warn that surveillance-free spaces are disappearing.
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Rare World War I Propaganda Shows the Biomech Soldier of 100 Years Ago

Rare World War I Propaganda Shows the Biomech Soldier of 100 Years Ago | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
One hundred years ago, at the beginning of the 20th century, the first golden age of advertising met humanity's deadliest conflict: the First World War. The emerging art of graphic design, aided by the invention of lithography and later chromolithography, was suddenly used for propaganda--and the results were terrific: a bold, optimistic, merry and extremely fictive vision of a gory war that killed millions.
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How Technology Brought Us Closer to the Future in 2014

How Technology Brought Us Closer to the Future in 2014 | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
As the year draws to a close, it’s worth glancing over our shoulder. What technologies and themes were brightest in 2014? Read on. (And keep in
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Rolls Royce reveals 'roboships' with augmented reality control desks

Rolls Royce reveals 'roboships' with augmented reality control desks | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The windows of the bridge serve as augmented reality displays of the vessel's surroundings, including visualisation of potential hazards that would otherwise be invisible to the human eye.
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The World As Seen By a Self-Driving Car

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For self-driving cars to work safely, we need better maps—much better maps. These maps will not only need to know where the roads are. They'll need to show real-time details as general as traffic patterns and as specific the number of inches to the curb. They'll also need to cover millions of miles worth of road.
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The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2015

The Global Conflicts to Watch in 2015 | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A survey shows which countries matter more to U.S. policymakers—and which matter less
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My Thoughts one the Future Part #3: Future Human Body • /r/Futurology

My Thoughts one the Future Part #3: Future Human Body • /r/Futurology | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
###Introduction Welcome to part 3 of my series! Due to some unforeseen errors in my research this article took longer to write than I thought it...
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Nicholas Negroponte: Nanobots in Your Brain Could Be the Future of Learning - YouTube

MIT Media Lab founder Nicholas Negroponte predicts that we might learn by injecting nanobots into the bloodstream, altering the brain at the level of the neu...
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A Thieves’ Thanksgiving by Charles Simic

A Thieves’ Thanksgiving by Charles Simic | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
It’s never been such a good time to be a crook. In what other country of laws does one enjoy so much freedom to defraud one’s government and fellow citizens without having to worry about cops showing at the door?
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Slut-Shaming, Eugenics, and Donald Duck: The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies

Slut-Shaming, Eugenics, and Donald Duck: The Scandalous History of Sex-Ed Movies | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
After excusing herself from the dinner table, the 13-year-old girl begins to shout, her excited voice ringing through her family’s Mid-Cen...
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Tech Time Warp of the Week: Before Oculus Rift, There Was Nintendo's Disastrous Virtual Boy | WIRED

Tech Time Warp of the Week: Before Oculus Rift, There Was Nintendo's Disastrous Virtual Boy | WIRED | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Virtual Boy creates an immersive 3-D gaming universe so advanced, the voice says, “it can’t be viewed on conventional TV.” The voice is talking from a conventional TV, so that’s a particularly tantalizing pitch. And the ad is tricked out with some ultra cool animated-polyhedron graphics. And the Virtual Boy itself looks even cooler. It…
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