Category: Futuristic

  • The Inventor of the Screw-In Coffin

    The Inventor of the Screw-In Coffin

    In December, 2009, a patent was issued for a coffin designed to be screwed into the ground rather than lowered into a grave. This unusual and slightly morbid idea got some mentions around the internet just as I was in the middle of my Inventor Portraits project. So I reached out to the inventor. And that’s how […]

  • Tesla’s Elon Musk Lives In A Tiny House That’s Towable, No Joke!

    Tesla’s Elon Musk Lives In A Tiny House That’s Towable, No Joke!

    The Tesla Model X can tow Musk’s house, but it exceeds the SUV’s official rating. A Cybertruck would be a better option. Not very long ago, Tesla and SpaceX CEO Elon Musk said he was selling all of his houses. Then, he moved to Texas. However, it wasn’t known for some time exactly where in Texas Musk was living. People may […]

  • The Guggenheim’s First Robotic Artwork Is Out of Control

    The Guggenheim’s First Robotic Artwork Is Out of Control

    Talking to artists Sun Yuan and Peng Yu, the ghosts inside the machine. An enormous robotic arm, brandishing a giant squeegee, is poised over a pool of dark liquid which ceaselessly oozes outwards. With quick, smooth, aggressive movements, the machine performs a calculated dance, pivoting and dragging its squeegee across the surface in a perpetual […]

  • Meet Ken, San Diego Zoo’s Most Infamous (and Hairiest) Escape Artist

    Meet Ken, San Diego Zoo’s Most Infamous (and Hairiest) Escape Artist

    It’s hard to be an ape in 2016. In the wild, their habitats are encroached upon by deforestation and pollution and poaching. And things are just as bad in zoos. Last month, headlines mourned the death of Harambe, the gorilla at the Cincinnati Zoo shot to death when he started dragging around a 3-year-old boy […]

  • GameStop: Global watchdogs sound alarm as shares frenzy grows

    GameStop: Global watchdogs sound alarm as shares frenzy grows

    Regulators have fired warning shots over frenzied share dealing in GameShop and other firms fuelled by social media chat on sites like Reddit and Facebook. Watchdogs in the US and UK said they were monitoring activity and potential lawbreaking, and warned traders they risked facing huge losses. Traders should ensure they are familiar with all […]

  • China is collecting the world’s DNA and the reason is sinister: Gordon Chang

    China is collecting the world’s DNA and the reason is sinister: Gordon Chang

    Gordon Chang warns next disease could be far more deadly than COVID-19 The Peoples Republic of China (PRC) has been collecting people’s DNA for years, and according to Gordon Chang, author of ‘The Coming Collapse of China,’ the country’s sinister motivations should be of great concern to the United States. With over 80 million health profiles, China […]

  • Wim Hof Says He Holds the Key to a Healthy Life – But Will Anyone Listen?

    Wim Hof Says He Holds the Key to a Healthy Life – But Will Anyone Listen?

    Wim Hof’s position on big-big-name celebrities like Jim Carrey, Harrison Ford and Tom Cruise is that they are going to help take himand his far-out, revolutionary, health-restoring way of deep breathing, known as the Wim Hof Method (WHM), to the next level. The level it’s at now is disappointing. Here he is, claiming to hold […]

  • Hate crime bill: Hate talk in homes ‘must be prosecuted’

    Hate crime bill: Hate talk in homes ‘must be prosecuted’

    Scotland’s Hate Crime Bill criminalises insulting language – even if nobody heard it outside your own living room The Scottish government intends to decriminalise blasphemy. It is a reform that sadly comes too late for Thomas Paterson whose display of profane material in his Edinburgh shop window made him the last Scot to be prosecuted […]

  • Belly of the Beast: California’s dark history of forced sterilizations

    Belly of the Beast: California’s dark history of forced sterilizations

    Documentary tells story of state-sanctioned process in prisons as activists fight for a reparations bill A new documentary film is shedding light on forced sterilizations in California, reviving a dark chapter in the state’s history that is getting increased scrutiny amid a campaign to secure reparations for survivors. Filmed over seven years, Erika Cohn’s Belly of the […]

  • Now is the time for a ‘great reset’

    Now is the time for a ‘great reset’

    Visit the Great Reset microsite here. Hear Klaus Schwab on these podcast episodes: the Great Reset launch and his book. We can emerge from this crisis a better world, if we act quickly and jointly, writes Schwab. The changes we have already seen in response to COVID-19 prove that a reset of our economic and social foundations is possible. This is […]