Futurism & Technology

Mind-controlled devices and other “smart” technological advances. Incredible predictions & projects for the future of humanity.

Learning to be Alone in a World of Constant Connection

By | December 9th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Health, Self-Improvement|Tags: , , , , |

Want to be more productive, focused and creative? Learning to be alone could be the answer - but ditch the cell phone first. There is no doubt that technology can be a useful thing. However, there are drawbacks to constant connectivity, one of which is that we are never really alone anymore. A recent study has shown [...]

6 Things I Am No Longer Impressed By

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology|Tags: , , , , , , |

In a world of scarce resources, inequality and environmental meltdown, there are some things it’s no longer worth being impressed by. If we want to see a fairer, happier and more peaceful world, we need to re-evaluate our measures of success. Here are six things we should no longer be impressed by: 1. Square-footage With [...]

We Only Have 1000 Years Left On Earth, Stephen Hawking Warns

By | December 8th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , |

How much time does the human race have left on Earth? Not more than 1000 years, Stephen Hawking says. We always knew that we had a limited time to live the way that we live on this Earth. According to one of the world’s top physicists, Stephen Hawking, our societies may only have around 1000 years [...]

Here’s What the Workplace of the Future Will Look Like

By | July 26th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

Have you ever imagined how the workplace of the future will be? If you were asked to describe your workplace, how would you go about doing so? Do you work in an office? What does your work area look like — do you have an actual office, a cubicle, an open workspace designed for collaboration? [...]

Top 6 Great Inventions in History – What Will Be Next?

By | June 4th, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, History & Archaeology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

If we tried to list all great inventions that shifted the course of humanity, we would have to write several books about them. You don’t have time to read that much at this point, do you? Would you appreciate an essential list of the greatest inventions in history? We will offer that in the article [...]

Is Human Extinction Upon Us? These 4 Things Could Wipe out Our Species in 100 Years, Study Finds

By | May 25th, 2016|Categories: Earth, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , |

Human extinction may sound crazy, but it's not impossible if you consider the world's current situation. Occasionally, we hear colourful theories of how the world is going to end in x amount of years – some plausible while others downright wild. While most of the population pass these by with fleeting curiosity, others take them [...]

X-Planes: Over the Next 10 Years, NASA Will Make Sci-Fi Air Travel Real

By | May 22nd, 2016|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

Planes that will defy all thought and imagination? Yes, NASA will confidently build the X-planes in the next few years. It seems like the future is finally at our doorstep. We've got self-driving cars. We've got robots that seem closer to the singularity with each passing day. We can grow artificial organs. However, we still [...]

What Will Happen in 2016? Predictions by the Most Famous Prophets in History

By | May 12th, 2016|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, History & Archaeology|Tags: , , , , , , |

What will happen in 2016 according to French prophet Nostradamus and Bulgarian mystic Baba Vanga? Can humans predict the future? Some say it’s true, and, as a matter of fact, it is believed that humans have the ability to reveal more than just winning lottery numbers. Some believe there are individuals with the ability to [...]

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