Outbreaks of Futurity
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Outbreaks of Futurity
Tomorrow's ideas, today. Tracking exotic concepts and future marvels.
Curated by Artur Coelho
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Digital tools have a mind of their own: yours

Digital tools have a mind of their own: yours | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Clive Thompson's says that there are three principal biases that today's digital tools introduce to human thought.
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A 24-Step Plan to Resolve the Ukraine Crisis

A 24-Step Plan to Resolve the Ukraine Crisis | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
A group of Americans and Russians, meeting in Finland, develop an agenda for peace
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Cassandro, the Drag-Queen Star of Mexican Wrestling

Cassandro, the Drag-Queen Star of Mexican Wrestling | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
William Finnegan on Cassandro, who has become a star in the razzle-dazzle world of lucha libre. “Being gay is a gift from God,” he says.
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Chinese OS expected to debut in October

Chinese OS expected to debut in October | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
After concerns about U.S. surveillance and a monopoly probe of Microsoft, there is some good news for China's homegrown operating system (OS): a desktop version may be ready in October.
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We wanted the web for free – but the price is deep surveillance

We wanted the web for free – but the price is deep surveillance | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Advertising has become the online business model but by its very nature it involves corporations spying on users to produce more targeted results, writes John Naughton
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50+ Humorous But Evil True Facts About Our Daily Life.

50+ Humorous But Evil True Facts About Our Daily Life. | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Do you know 90% times you discover spelling errors in an email just after you've sent them? Or do you know which single most useful application Facebook is missing apart from their hundreds of existing applications?
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BBC - Blogs - Adam Curtis - NOW THEN

BBC - Blogs - Adam Curtis - NOW THEN | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The rise of the hidden systems in modern society that are stopping us changing the world. Systems that keep us trapped in the past and where everything repeats. How we have become haunted by the ghosts of our own past desires and cannot imagine anything that has not existed before.
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F-16s flying over Greenland look like snowspeeders over Hoth

Enjoy this cool video of some Royal Danish Air Force's F-16s flying low level over Greenland. I imagine the pilots wearing rebel helmets looking for Imperial AT-AT walkers. Pew pew.
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Space station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space

Space station cosmonauts find life in the vacuum of space | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
The Russian press agency ITAR-TASS is reporting something so surprising that I'm having a hard time believing it: Cosmonauts have found microorganisms on the exterior of the International Space Station. Russian scientists are shocked by this discovery and can't really explain how it is possible.
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atrever-me-ei a suspender a descrença?

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The Island Nation That Plans to Relocate an Entire Population

The Island Nation That Plans to Relocate an Entire Population | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Scientists say atolls will rise as sea-level does, raising questions about the doomsday scenario that made one Pacific island leader buy a back-up island. 
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repitam comigo: o aquecimento global é uma mentira propagada por perigosos e invejosos marxistas que querem destruir as conquistas obtidas com o suor dos empreendedores. 

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Did I Drop a Bomb on My Buddy?

Did I Drop a Bomb on My Buddy? | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
An American bomber pilot and German foot soldier become friends years after the fall of Hitler—without realizing how dangerously close their paths had converged.
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Hypersonic Gliders, Scramjets, And Even Faster Things Coming To China's Military

Hypersonic Gliders, Scramjets, And Even Faster Things Coming To China's Military | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
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The Most Amazing Lie in History

The Most Amazing Lie in History | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
How a chicken farmer, a pair of princesses, and 27 imaginary spies helped the allies win World War II.
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New Statesman | Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep by Jonathan Crary: Sleep is a standing affront to capitalism

New Statesman | Late Capitalism and the Ends of Sleep by Jonathan Crary: Sleep is a standing affront to capitalism | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
When hungry digital companies measure success in "eyeballs" is sleep the last remaining zone of dissidence, of anti-productivity and even of solidarity?
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Sysadmin Posters - Imgur

The most viral images on the internet, curated in real time by a dedicated community through commenting, voting and sharing.
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Dresden Public Art View 2014: So sehen Gewinner aus

Dresden Public Art View 2014: So sehen Gewinner aus | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
REBEL:ART ist das internationale Medium und Netzwerk f�r Culture Jammer & Adbuster, Hacktivisten & Net Aktivisten, Street Artists & Street Vandalen, Post-Dadaisten & Retro-Neoisten, notorische Nervensägen & subversive Störenfriede.
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Sale of the century: the privatisation scam

Sale of the century: the privatisation scam | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Privatisation promised to turn the UK into an island of small shareholders. It failed: the faceless state bureaucrats have been replaced by faceless (better-paid) private bureaucrats – and big foreign corporations. How did we get to this point, asks James Meek
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The Strange World of Koko, Kanzi, and the Decline of Ape Language Research

The Strange World of Koko, Kanzi, and the Decline of Ape Language Research | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Last week, people around the world mourned the death of beloved actor and comedian Robin Williams. According to the Gorilla Foundation in Woodside, California, we were not the only primates mourning. A press release from the foundation announced that Koko the gorilla—the main subject of its research on ape language...
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Madame Claude and Her High-Profile Client List: John Kennedy, de Gaulle, and Onassis

Madame Claude and Her High-Profile Client List: John Kennedy, de Gaulle, and Onassis | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
Those who knew the enigmatic Frenchwoman recall how she turned prostitution into
a luxury trade, stood trial in Paris in 1992, then vanished—seemingly forever.
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This Is Where Your Childhood Memories Went - Issue 16: Nothingness - Nautilus

This Is Where Your Childhood Memories Went - Issue 16: Nothingness - Nautilus | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
We called them fairy rocks. They were just colorful specks of gravel—the kind you might buy for a fish tank—mixed into my preschool’s…
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Cunning

Cunning | Outbreaks of Futurity | Scoop.it
He would emerge at night wearing iron goggles, with a whalebone umbrella resting on his shoulder.  He could be seen by moonlight, gathering plants and planting witch bottles, but he moved without s...
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