Tagged With this is fine

Earlier this month, President Donald Trump nominated Jim Bridenstine -- a Republican representative in Oklahoma -- as NASA's new leader. Like most people in this administration, Bridenstine actively supports ideas antithetical to his (soon-to-be) agency: he's an avid supporter of private space companies and denies that human activity impacts climate change. Now, Bridenstine wants to take a seemingly good idea -- studying Mars' weather -- and turn it into a misleading talking point about climate change on Earth. Probably.

Everybody knows the "This is Fine" dog. It's the meme of our generation. Because this is fine. It really is. Well, now you can buy a real life version of your favourite internet-famous cartoon dog. The creator of the comic has started a Kickstarter campaign to sell 33cm plush dolls of the firey pooch.

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.