Davos 2013: Extraterrestrial Civilizations, Human Superpowers and Immortality

Besides the traditional economic issues, such topics as the application of genetic engineering technology, artificial prolongation of human life, and the existence of extraterrestrial intelligent life were discussed this year at the World Economic Forum in Davos. In the opinion of scientists, in the near future, medical science will possibly…

10 Futuristic Predictions That Have Not Yet Come True

From flying cars, food in pill form, and volatile devices to time travel, teleportation, and cyborgs... All these amazing ideas from sci-fi movies and books have not become a reality yet. Let's look at fascinating futuristic predictions we are anxiously waiting for but apparently, in vain. 10 Futuristic Predictions That…

Study: Your Body Could Perceive the Future

It is known that the subconscious part of the mind 'knows' much more than the conscious one. But can our bodies perceive the future without us even realizing it? A meta-analysis of U.S. scientists has shown that the subconscious mind switches on before our conscious awareness is activated, warning us…

The Scarlet Plague: Jack London’s Prophetic Novel about the Pandemic

Jack London wrote his novel The Scarlet Plague 100 years ago. It is one of the first dystopias in the history of the literature and one of his most famous works, published in London Magazine in 1912. The plot of The Scarlet Plague seems quite straightforward. At the beginning of…

Top 5 Events Likely to Occur within the Next 100 Years

Reporters of BBC television and radio ranked events and discoveries that are most likely to occur within the next 100 years according to the Internet audience. Representatives of BBC asked its readers to predict the differences in human life in the coming years, as opposed to life now. Despite the fact that the purpose…