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Magic Leap's Patents Are A Crazy Vision Of The Augmented Reality Future

Magic Leap is one of the most intriguing secrets in augmented reality tech right now. You can piece it together from the rumours and hearsay, but questions still remain. If these recently-published patents are any indication, the Magic Leap future involves a lot of insane wearables.


Drone Video Shows How Shanghai Looks Like A City From The Future

Thanks to years of violence being shoved down our throats by pop culture and the media, many of us have very strong stomachs — we tend to become very desensitised. Very few filmmakers are capable of pulling off a tastefully violent film. A film with violence that actually shocks you. Cinematic Japanese legend Takeshi Kitano is one of those few filmmakers and Outrage is as good as it gets.


Bill Gates Shows Us The Future Drinking A Glass Of Water Made From Poop

Bill Gates loves the Janicki Omniprocessor, an amazing machine that turns human waste into electricity and drinkable water. He saw it and he is extremely impressed. So impressed in fact that he drank from a glass of water that was human poop only five minutes earlier. “It’s water,” he said, obviously relieved.


The Akrapovič Full Moon Bike Is Like A Vespa From The Future

I don’t know if the new Akrapovič Full Moon concept bike is the unholy baby of a Vespa, a Harley Davidson, and a Tron bike. And I don’t know if I like it or I hate it yet. All I know is that it got my attention. Looks like a space bike form behind:


Follow Me Ghost Car Navigation Is The Definitive Road Guide

Jaguar Land Rover says they are developing a 360 Virtual Urban Windscreen that “will allow drivers to get a complete, unhindered view of the road.” I can’t wait for this to be real and standard in every car, although it’s probably still a long time away. The best feature: Follow Me Ghost Car navigation.


This Is How Sex Robots Would Look Inside One Day [NSFW]

I initially thought this was a photo of a real art installation reflecting on the the objectification of women. It is not. It’s a computer generated cutaway of a futuristic sex robot made by French 3D artist Cesar Vonc. After seeing this, I don’t think I would be able to get aroused by a sex robot ever become available


Inside The Lab That Makes The Instant Blood-Stopping Gel Of The Future

Something that seems ripped from the future is being developed right now inside a lab in Brooklyn. It’s the VetiGel which is also known as the borderline magical band-aid of the future. It’s a gel that when applied on a wound, almost immediately stops the bleeding. Here’s the lab where they make the future.


Designing A SkyMall Catalogue For The Near Future

The future will be — get ready for it — normal. That’s the striking and entirely non-boring vision presented in TBD Catalogue, which you might describe as a fictional SkyMall catalogue from 2024. There are no dramatic utopian or dystopian predictions in this slim, blue volume, but it does contain a bizarre and fascinating reflection of the technology of today.


Questions For The '90s: Should Robots Pay Taxes? Can Africa Be Saved?

The March-April 1986 issue of The Futurist magazine looked at the far off, futuristic decade of the 1990s. In an article titled “Issues for the 1990s”, Edith Weiner and Arnold Brown examined what they saw as the emerging concerns of the world. Well, the world as seen from 1980s America.


This Short Film Would Be Fun If It Weren't So Close To Real Life

Video: The creators of this Shelved – director James Cunningham and eleven visual effects students at the Media Design School in Auckland, New Zealand — say their short film a homage to movies like Clerks, Mallrats, Slacker, and Dazed and Confused. After watching these two robotic losers in action, I can see why.


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