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This is how the most famous photo of all time was taken

This is how the most famous photo of all time was taken | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Today is the 45th anniversary of Earthrise. We take it for granted now but, along with Blue Marble, it's the most important and famous photo ever taken. In a world saturated with fakery and cynicism, it's easy to ignore the magnitude of its impact.
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Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
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Eye-to-eye contact with your dog enhances bonding by upping oxytocin, says science

Eye-to-eye contact with your dog enhances bonding by upping oxytocin, says science | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Dogs may have tapped into a uniquely human bonding mechanism, ensuring our love and care for man's best friend: eye contact.
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Next Big Future: Journal Nature reports Chinese scientists have genetically modified human embryos with 32.5% success rate

Next Big Future: Journal Nature reports Chinese scientists have genetically modified human embryos with 32.5% success rate | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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Inside the surprisingly dark world of Rube Goldberg machines

On the eve of the 2015 Rube Goldberg Machine Contest college nationals, six teams gather in Columbus, Ohio’s Center of Science and Industry children’s museum to set up their machines around the...
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The Dark Side of DIY

The Dark Side of DIY | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Shadow work,” as he calls it, is the unremunerated labor we now do ourselves that once got done by others for pay. The toil comes in all shapes, sizes, and places, though we’ve barely noticed the DIY theme: we pump our own gas, assemble our own furniture, book our own travel, take on new duties at our downsizing offices, coordinate our kids’ extracurriculars, Google for guidance on our medical problems, and that’s not the half of it.
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"Shadow work,” as he calls it, is the unremunerated labor we now do ourselves that once got done by others for pay. The toil comes in all shapes, sizes, and places, though we’ve barely noticed the DIY theme: we pump our own gas, assemble our own furniture, book our own travel, take on new duties at our downsizing offices, coordinate our kids’ extracurriculars, Google for guidance on our medical problems, and that’s not the half of it."

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Toshiba's humanoid retail robot is ready to greet you

Toshiba's humanoid retail robot is ready to greet you | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
If you happen to be shopping in Japan sometime soon, don't be surprised if the first offer of help comes from a machine. Toshiba has just installed Aiko
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The Man Who Broke the Music Business

The Man Who Broke the Music Business | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
How an employee at a CD-manufacturing plant became the Patient Zero of Internet piracy.
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Nice Downtowns: How Did They Get That Way?

Nice Downtowns: How Did They Get That Way? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
"Visitors think, 'That's just how Seattle is.' But it wasn't." Lessons via places ranging from Fresno to Shanghai.
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por cá temos tuk tuks. sustentabilidade para quê? vamos é sacar o mais que pudermos, agora. e amanhã logo se vê.

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OldFutures, exit45: Bruce McCall Aside from seatbelts it’s...

OldFutures, exit45: Bruce McCall Aside from seatbelts it’s... | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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Aside from seatbelts it’s surprisingly accurate.
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Europe's combat UAV takes to the skies over Italy

Europe's combat UAV takes to the skies over Italy | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
After nearly a decade of design and development, the first full-size nEUROn unmanned combat air vehicle (UCAV) demonstrator is ready for operational test
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World's Oldest Stone Tools Found, Predate Homo Genus By 500,000 Years

World's Oldest Stone Tools Found, Predate Homo Genus By 500,000 Years | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Researchers working in Kenya's archaeologically prolific Lake Turkana region claim to have uncovered a set of 3.3-million-year-old stone tools. That's 700,000 years older than the previous record, and predates evidence for the evolutionary origins of the genus Homo by half a million years.
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2015’s Most Electrifying Emerging Tech? World Economic Forum Releases Annual List

2015’s Most Electrifying Emerging Tech? World Economic Forum Releases Annual List | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Writing lists forecasting technology is a bit like writing science fiction. Prerequisites include intimate knowledge of the bleeding edge of
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Three Visions of Human Space Settlement

Three Visions of Human Space Settlement - Space + Anthropology - Medium
You may have seen images of NASA’s 1970s space colony artwork. But you’ve never seen them like this, as full size, high …

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The Fed's Cold War Bunker Had $4 Billion Cash For After The Apocalypse

The Fed's Cold War Bunker Had $4 Billion Cash For After The Apocalypse | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
New York and DC are piles of ash, but at least your checks are clearing. That was the idea behind the Culpeper Switch, a sprawling bunker built by the Federal Reserve to keep the banks running after nuclear apocalypse. But even some Cold War-era politicians thought it was silly.
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Smart guns: They're ready. Are we?

Smart guns: They're ready. Are we? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The technology is available to limit the number of children who perish in gun accidents. That was the easy part.
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The Disintegration of the World

The Disintegration of the World | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The postwar geopolitical system is breaking down, and what comes next could be highly volatile—especially for big corporations.
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7 Endangered Examples of the Most Hated Architectural Style Ever

7 Endangered Examples of the Most Hated Architectural Style Ever | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
It’s hard to find a more polarizing architecture—even among scholars it’s most likely to be described as “ugly,” “unloved,” or even “hated.” I’m talking about Brutalism, the blocky unfinished concrete style which used to be very common in cities around the world, but is now being demolished at an astounding rate.
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We’ve Got to Escape, Or We Die

We’ve Got to Escape, Or We Die | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
When a cargo ship was captured by Somali pirates, its crew faced one desperate choice after another.
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The Machines Are Coming

The Machines Are Coming | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
This problem is not us versus the machines, but between us, as humans, and how we value one another.
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MoMA's digital art vault

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Ben Fino-Radin of MoMA's Department of Conservation wrote a brief post about how the museum manages their digital artworks, incl
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How Capitalism Created 'Cool'

How Capitalism Created 'Cool' | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
, we buy products that reflect who we are and how we want others to think of us as well. We do so because the medial prefrontal cortex houses our affiliative impulses and consumption taps into our social life and most basic social instincts.
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", we buy products that reflect who we are and how we want others to think of us as well. We do so because the medial prefrontal cortex houses our affiliative impulses and consumption taps into our social life and most basic social instincts."

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Why Billie Holiday Still Matters

Why Billie Holiday Still Matters | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
New albums from Cassandra Wilson and Jose James consider the jazz great's legacy on her hundredth birthday.
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