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Mapa de Navios em tempo real -AIS -Trafego de Navios e Posições (mapa maritimo)

Mapa de Navios em tempo real -AIS -Trafego de Navios e Posições (mapa maritimo) | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Posição dos Navios com base nos dados de AIS. Localização dos Navios em tempo real e Chegadas e Partidas ao Porto.
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inclui fotos dos barquinhos. panopticon marítimo.

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Outbreaks of Futurity
Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
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The art of nuclear war

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The atom captivated the world in 1939.

Since the discovery of the neutron in the early 1930s, the international scientific community had been racing t
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Americans in Search of Utopia

Americans in Search of Utopia | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The US has experienced two great waves of utopian experimentation—from approximately 1820 to 1850 and 1960 to 1980. While the first was more explicitly
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Priests Bless Server Rooms | Next Nature Network

Priests Bless Server Rooms | Next Nature Network | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Priests are using holy water to bless server rooms to cleanse the space of evil spirits and digital demons: our religion changes along with us.
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The Soviets Made A Real Doomsday Device In The '80s And The Russians Still Have It Today

The Soviets Made A Real Doomsday Device In The '80s And The Russians Still Have It Today | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
During the Cold War, the world went MAD, which means "mutually assured destruction." The concept meant that if your nukes were deployed at my country, ours would automatically be deployed at yours. The technology developed for this fatalistic deterrence system is still around today, as far as we know. In the 1980s, the Soviet Union developed a "doomsday device" they called Система «Периметр», or Perimeter System. It came to be known as Dead Hand. But it was a state secret- th
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Crayola Gives The People What They Want: A New Blue Crayon

Crayola Gives The People What They Want: A New Blue Crayon | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
After Crayola announced it was retiring the yellow crayon Dandelion, the company said its replacement would be blue, but would it be a true blue? No, it's actually an accidental blue.
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prosthetic knowledge — SketchAR with Tango Technology Release of app for...

SketchAR with Tango Technology Release of ap
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Elon Musk's underground traffic tunnel looks like hyperspace

Elon Musk's underground traffic tunnel looks like hyperspace | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Elon Musk works fast. Just last month the Tesla CEO was showing off a concept video for how his solution to gridlocked traffic: a giant underground tunne
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What know-it-alls don’t know, or the illusion of competence – Kate Fehlhaber | Aeon Ideas

What know-it-alls don’t know, or the illusion of competence – Kate Fehlhaber | Aeon Ideas | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
One day in 1995, a large, heavy middle-aged man robbed two Pittsburgh banks in broad daylight. He didn’t wear a mask or any sort of disguise. And he smiled at surveillance cameras before walking out of each bank. Later that night, police arreste
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Africa is urbanising without globalising - CapX

Africa is urbanising without globalising - CapX | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A few days before Christmas, I had the most tense journey to an airport of my life. I was in Kinshasa, the capital of the Democratic Republic of Congo, where I had been reporting on the end of President Joseph Kabila’s term (he had refused to step down, despite being constitutionally limited to two terms). My …
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Skydiving From the Edge of Space

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How Alan Eustace, a Google engineer on the edge of retirement, broke the world record for high-altitude jumping
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Translate between Charles Babbage's computing jargon and modern terminology

Translate between Charles Babbage's computing jargon and modern terminology | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
If you’re intending to build an analytical engine with a six-sided prism to run Charles Babbage’s weird cardboard vaporware program, you will need some help with Babbage’s notes, …
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How to get your kicks in the hermit kingdom of North Korea – Laya Maheshwari | Aeon Ideas

How to get your kicks in the hermit kingdom of North Korea – Laya Maheshwari | Aeon Ideas | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The 2,000-seat auditorium was packed. Well-dressed women rushed to their seats; the clacking of their heels reverberated around the hall. Men, scrambling in front of different stalls to buy beer and chocolates, became rowdier as the start of th
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Incidental Detection

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[Image: Aura WiFi burglar alarm]. A new home and office alarm system detects disturbances in WiFi to warn residents of potential burglars. The Aura, as it’s known, picks up “disruptions in the invi…
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History's Deadliest Colors

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Can color kill? Not by itself, but humans love color so much that we are drawn to things that may be really dangerous, just because we like the pretty colors.[https://youtu.be/gKfjHTk8KrY] (YouTube link)The problem was that there was such a lag between discovering something that gave us a wonderful color and the point we realized it was killing people. You'll hear several of those stories in this TED-Ed lesson from J. V. Maranto. -via Boin
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The Age of Misinformation

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Facebook, Twitter, Google, and Microsoft must recognize a special responsibility for the parts of their services that host or inform public discourse.
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Forget Mars—let’s go colonize Titan!

Forget Mars—let’s go colonize Titan! | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The book Beyond Earth says we’re looking too close to home for our space colonies.
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The Body Is Not a Computer—Stop Thinking of It as One

The Body Is Not a Computer—Stop Thinking of It as One | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
When former DARPA chief Regina Dugan announced on stage last month that Facebook planned to build a brain computer interface to allow users to send their thoughts directly to the social network without a keyboard intermediary, it had all the Silicon Valley swagger of Facebook circa “move fast and break things.” With the same audacity that any other Facebook product might be announced, Dugan explained that the company hopes to have this revolutionary brain-hack ready to ship “within a few years.”
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Humans Accidentally Created a Protective Bubble Around Earth

Humans Accidentally Created a Protective Bubble Around Earth | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The interaction between radio transmissions and high-energy particles in space sometimes forms a shield around the planet, protecting it from dangerous cosmic phenomena.
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Architecture on Steroids in a Post-Soviet World

Architecture on Steroids in a Post-Soviet World | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
We wrote about Frank Herfort and his Russian Fairytales photo series earlier this month, but we just can't get enough of his stuff and wanted to share another one of his visual stories called "Imperial Pomp". Essentially an ode to architecture on steroids, whilst Frank was on his travels in some of
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French Mirage Fighters Turned Israel Into a Major Air Power

French Mirage Fighters Turned Israel Into a Major Air Power | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Fifty years ago, on May 19, 1967, the Mirage V made its first flight from Melun-Villaroche airfield in France. Within context of events that were to follow ever the next few weeks, this date marked the birth not only of the modern-day French military aviation sector, but also what ca
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The Dangers of Reading in Bed

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In 18th-century Europe, the practice was considered a menace to life and property, but mostly to morals. An Object Lesson.
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Fancy Prisons for Billionaires Are Reshaping the Manhattan Skyline

Fancy Prisons for Billionaires Are Reshaping the Manhattan Skyline | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
To be sure, the inmates of levitating dungeons like 432 Park and 56 Leonard believe they are being pampered.
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