Tagged With mollusks

Every once in a while, the internet remembers that conchs have eyes, wild looking coloured things sitting at the ends of stalks like a creature watching you on behalf of Jareth the Goblin King as you navigate The Labyrinth. The internet remembered this fact again this week.

The wealth gap is growing. The predators continue to improve their craft, amassing wealth as they evolve to prey on the silent lower class. But the lowly workers continue to be exploited for the fruits of their labour. It's a situation that's only gotten worse over time. And scientists are only starting to truly understand the scope of the inequality.

Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.

One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.