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

The Intriguing Simulation Theory Claims We Are Living in a Simulation

By |2019-08-07T22:25:44+03:00August 7th, 2019|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Physics & Natural Sciences, Uncommon Science|Tags: , |

As I look around my home and surroundings, it’s hard to believe I could be part of simulation theory. But, of course, anything is possible, right? Let’s focus on our basic senses for a moment, shall we? Imagine the sand between your toes, warm and shifting, as you stand under the hot summer sun. You [...]

How Internet Communication Is Changing Our Perceptions of Life

By |2019-06-29T14:27:27+03:00May 27th, 2019|Categories: Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health|Tags: , , , , , , |

Who doesn’t use the internet as a means of communication these days? But have you ever wondered about the effect it has on how we perceive life? Internet communication has risen drastically over the last couple of decades. More of us own mobile phones, computers and laptops. Social media sites are a marvellous way of [...]

3 Creepy Stephen Hawking’s Predictions about the Future of Humankind

By |2019-04-16T14:48:43+03:00April 16th, 2019|Categories: Earth, Extraterrestrials & UFOs, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science, Universe|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

There are some of Stephen Hawking's predictions that none of us want to be around to see – from the apocalypse to aliens. Several conspiracy theories have been placed in the very center of many of Stephen Hawking's statements. Many of them were just noticed at the time before his death in 2018, but they [...]

6 Must-Read Dystopian Novels That Predicted the Society We Live in Today

By |2019-03-17T16:09:31+03:00January 13th, 2019|Categories: Education & Technology, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Literature|Tags: , , , , , |

In the past, we only dreamed of fantastic things. Through various dystopian novels, we imagined ideas and technologies…some technologies that exist in our world today. Do you remember the 70s or the 80s? What about the times before? Maybe you’ve been on this earth long enough to remember as far back as the 30s and [...]

Why Do Life-Like Dolls, Robots and Zombies Seem Eerie to Us?

By |2018-11-26T14:34:57+03:00November 26th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , , |

Hands up who is a fan of the Chucky films? How about I, Robot? If you answered yes, you might be in the minority. That’s because most of us find life-like dolls and robots disconcerting and unsettling. But why do life-like dolls, robots and zombies freak us out so much? Even new-born babies are predisposed [...]

Will Business Process Automation Lead to Workers Being Replaced by Robots?

By |2019-10-05T14:20:11+03:00November 23rd, 2018|Categories: Education, Food for thought, Futurism & Technology, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , |

Business process automation (BPA) is an unstoppable process in today’s society, which relies on technology so heavily. But could it lead to human workers being totally replaced by robots? I’ve never felt threatened by a computer program. I have had my backside handed to me by Scrabble apps, raid bosses have killed my avatar [...]

4 Unexpected Effects of Video Games That May Surprise You

By |2018-11-20T14:01:32+03:00November 20th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Human Brain, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , , , , , |

It’s easy to make assumptions about the effects of video games. I mean, it makes sense to think that violent video games lead to higher rates of violence in real life. The reality, however, could be much simpler. For example, maybe aggressive people are simply drawn to violent video games? The problem is that we [...]

Social Media and Depression: the Link Is Closer Than You Think

By |2019-10-01T14:33:08+03:00October 30th, 2018|Categories: Futurism & Technology, Psychology & Mental Health, Uncommon Science|Tags: , , , , |

The connection between social media and depression is a real problem in today's society. Let's talk about its underlying causes and the ways to overcome it. In the modern world, the current debate is whether the addiction to technology is bearable or not. The status quo has shifted and the topic to be most concerned about [...]