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The Mysterious Genius Who Patented the UFO

This is the story about a forgotten genius, a gifted sculptor, artist, and modern-day Leonardo da Vinci, whose UFO-like invention was the realm of pure science fiction. But it’s also a story about this man, his fixation with the past, and living on borrowed time. A couple of years ago …

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The Future of Airplanes

These are the technological developments that will allow us to move ourselves and our cargo cheaper, greener, and faster, through the air, going forward. This is the future of flight. With the first all-electric twin-engine, self-powered aircraft successfully crossing the English Channel this month, and the ongoing effort of the …

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Robot Surgeons are the Future of Medicine

RoboCop, Robodog, Robo… …doctor? Alright, medical technology is getting weirder by the day. But I mean that in a good way. Take the iKnife for example. It’s a surgical knife that actually vaporizes tissue, and then analyzes the smoke that comes out so that a surgeon can know if she’s …

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Does Anybody Own the Internet?

Russia is considering a temporary disconnect from the world wide web to test cybersecurity and possibly move towards an autonomous Russian internet infrastructure. But can they even do that, just up and leave the internet? Will they be able to watch cat videos? Is there some owner of the internet …

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What Past Predictions of the Future Got Right

This episode is made possible by dashlane secure your data from prying eyes by signing up for a free account today For almost the entirety of human history, we’ve always had a bit of a thing for predicting the future. Sometimes we get pretty close and Sometimes we’re way off …

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