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The Future Is Now

  1. the future is now
    Dippin’ Dots Announces New Cryogenics CompanyHow long until we can freeze our dead bodies in ice cream?
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    Uber and NASA Want to See You in a Flying Taxi by 2020Uber is calling it “ride-sharing in the sky.”
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    This Terrifying Robot-Snake Surgeon Could Save Your Life Some DaySay ah!
  4. Japan’s First VR Porn Festival Was So Popular It Had to Be Shut DownToo many bodies.
  5. the future is now
    These Apps Let You Get the Pill and Skip the Pelvic ExamUber for your uterus.
  6. genetics
    A British Scientist Just Got Approval to Begin Gene-Editing EmbryosThe experiments are aimed at advancing infertility treatments.
  7. ayo technology
    Sex With Robots: Something New to Worry AboutEmbrace the future?
  8. the future is now
    Mr. Robot and the Delicate Art of TV TwistsNot just a surprising development. A twist.
  9. the future is now
    Love in the Uncanny Valley: Men and Sex Dolls“I really like women but I don’t like to be around people.”
  10. social psychology
    It’s Time to Get Acquainted With Your Future SelfWe think of our future selves the same way we think of strangers, and it results in some bad long-term decision-making. 
  11. the future is now
    Amazon Offers Manhattanites One-Hour Toilet-Paper DeliveryAmong other “daily essentials.”
  12. the future is now
    NYC Plans World’s Largest Free Public WiFi SetupNow you’ll truly never have to look up from your phone in public again.
  13. the future is now
    Julian Assange Appeared in Nantucket Via HologramHe’s still stuck in the embassy.
  14. the future is now
    Filmmakers Can Start Using Drones in the U.S. The FAA is expected to approve their use on film sets.
  15. alternative arrangements
    Don’t Worry About Buying Movie Tickets for As I Lay DyingJames Franco is releasing it straight to VOD.
  16. the future is now
    London Orders Company to Stop Spying on People With Recycling BinsStill spying on you: everything else in the world. 
  17. life imitating minority report
    Things That Are Spying on You: Recycling BinsA brand of recycling bins in London tracks what you’re doing, thanks to your phone. 
  18. the future is now
    Manhattan Still Has All the Underground Cell ServiceNow in 36 stations.
  19. the future is now
    American Women Love a Dark-Haired European HeroAccording to E-reader data.
  20. the future is now
    NYC to Get Free Subway WiFi This SummerIn certain stations. 
  21. the future is now
    Facebook Engineers Are Coming to New YorkLike, to stay.
  22. the future is now
    Four Million People Around the World Are Now ‘Checking In’ on FoursquareThe very chic Wijono S. of Jakarta, Indonesia, marks the milestone.
  23. robot cars
    Google Creates Cars That Drive Without People in ThemRight.