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Twitter / Fascinatingpics: Tropical Island Yacht Cruise ...

Twitter / Fascinatingpics: Tropical Island Yacht Cruise ... | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
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And another. Who thinks of these things? Does anyone else thinks this looks like it was modeled after a tennis shoe?

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Elaborately costumed cosplayers out of context, in their own homes [20 pictures]

Elaborately costumed cosplayers out of context, in their own homes [20 pictures] | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
We've all seen pictures online of folks dressed up as characters from their favorite book or movie. Often these photos are snapped at conventions where everyone can hang out with other fans of the same comic books, science fiction, or fantasy.
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Probably not real because the rooms match the color of the costumes too perfectly, but still really cool!

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Jaw-dropping superyacht rocks web-like exoskeleton

Jaw-dropping superyacht rocks web-like exoskeleton | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
Get ready to gawk. These jewel-like designs from architect Zaha Hadid put your billionaire boat to shame. Read this article by Tim Hornyak on CNET.
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More and more, science 'fiction' becomes science 'fact' - KansasCity ...

More and more, science 'fiction' becomes science 'fact' - KansasCity ... | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
Carrie moves objects with her mind. Wolverine's skin heals instantly. And Darth Vader and Batman use lightsabers and grappling guns. Only in the movies? Not anymore. Hold on to your comic books, nerds.
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How Margaret Atwood Creates Scary-Plausible Future Worlds

How Margaret Atwood Creates Scary-Plausible Future Worlds | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
Margaret Atwood writes stories that are deeply troublingly human by building elaborate worlds that resemble ours. Here she explains her process for...
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Twitter / Fascinatingpics: Zwembalkons in Mumbai, Each ...

Twitter / Fascinatingpics: Zwembalkons in Mumbai, Each ... | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
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I want to stay here. Amazing!

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What If Science Fiction Were Boringly Real? | Popular Science

What If Science Fiction Were Boringly Real? | Popular Science | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
The more scientifically accurate the story is, the less fun the fiction.
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Science fiction starships, an extensive size comparison - FlowingData

Science fiction starships, an extensive size comparison - FlowingData | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
A while back we saw a size comparison of random spaceships. That one pales in comparison to this extensive version by Dirk Loechel. It's got ships from Star Wars, Star Trek, EVE, Babylon 5, Starship Troopers, Titan A.E., and ...
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Why does science fiction portray extended human lifespans negatively? - io9

Why does science fiction portray extended human lifespans negatively? - io9 | Worldbuilding | Scoop.it
Why does science fiction portray extended human lifespans negatively?
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