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The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2012

The Most Futuristic Predictions That Came True in 2012
1. Did not know that. Very impressive. Hopefully the unfair advantage argument won't turn violent. 2. What prediction came true exactly?

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ITER: How a new star will be born | euronews, science The ITER project is truly at the frontier of knowledge, a collective effort to explore the tantalising future of free, clean and inexhaustible energy offered by nuclear fusion. Where the Large Hadron Collider at CERN pushes the boundaries of physics to find the origins of matter, the ITER project seeks to give humans an endless stream of power which could have potentially game-changing consequences for the entire planet. In this article, Robert Arnoux from ITER offers us his vision of nuclear fusion. Opinion: A new star will soon be born, a star unlike any other … a man-made star. ITER— both the Latin word for “The Way” and the acronym of International Thermonuclear Experimental Reactor—will light up in the early years of the coming decade.

15 Deadliest Beach Creatures Keep away from any of these 15 deadly creatures when you next visit the beach. 1. Portuguese Man-of-War Jellyfish Not a true jellyfish, the Portuguese Man-of-War is a siphonophore – a colony of organisms living together. Found mainly far out in the sea, it can be seen swarming or floating with thousands of organisms grouped together. Dermochelys coriacea, commonly called leatherback sea turtles, feed on these sea creatures.

Did You Know? Check out our sponsor PartyCasino.com Feel It! Immersive Cocoon // Step Into The Future Directed & 3D CG by Oliver Zeller, Video Courtesy of I-Cocoon The world of interfaces continues to evolve and surprise us. We still think of it as something we can hold, fold and place in our bag to carry anywhere. What if you can be part of an intuitive and holistic experience where your interface is not reduced to a mouse-click or a two dimensional tablet screen. Welcome to the Immersive Cocoon, a surround display dome with sophisticated motion sensor technology that inspired the technology depicted in 'Minority Report'.

Injected Oxygen Particle Allows You to Live Without Breathing September 22, 2012 “A team of scientists at the Boston Children’s Hospital have invented what is being considered one the greatest medical breakthroughs in recent years.” From TechWench.com, "Scientists Invent Oxygen Particle That If Injected, Allows You To Live Without Breathing."

Google reveals Project Tango experimental phone with built in 3D scanners Phone will only be sold to app developersCould be used for indoor navigation and augmented reality gamesTechnology similar to Microsoft's Kinect for game consoles By Mark Prigg Published: 20:33 GMT, 20 February 2014 | Updated: 17:59 GMT, 21 February 2014

The Secrets of Happiness Forget about money. Don't fret about youth. Acting happy is likely to make you happy. There are happy people. John Pugh: Will Ingestible Micro Computers Be The Doctors Of The Future? Imagine if on your next doctors visit, instead of going through all the examinations, your doctor simply handed you a pill and sent you on your way. They may look like normal pills, oblong and a little smaller than a daily vitamin, however they are in fact fully functional ingestible computers, which travel your system and transmit back data. It sounds like something straight out of science fiction, but is it really that far off? Proteus Digital Health of Redwood City, California, has created a ‘smart pill’ system that helps patients and caregivers monitor dosages. Inside these pills are tiny sensors and transmitters.

Google's long-awaited 'smart' glasses will go on sale this year for a hefty $1,500 YouTube video reveals what wearers actually see for the first timeShows how pictures are taken, emails sent and how voice commands workComes as Google lets developers play with the glasses for the first time By Daily Mail Reporter Published: 05:00 GMT, 23 February 2013 | Updated: 18:06 GMT, 23 February 2013 10 Modern Devices That Will Change Our Lives Technology Many believe that we are now experiencing the most intense technological revolution of all time, and that we are transitioning into a High Technology Age, where new advancements will make previous models extinct. Here are some gadgets that are slated to be released in the very near future (some have been released already). Many of these modern devices will change our lives—and the world we live in—for good: Fear of the dentist can be a very serious issue for many children and adolescents. According to academic researches into Dental Fear and Anxiety, some young people hate dentist visits so much that they often refuse to co-operate, or worse—they don’t even go to the dentist.

Funny And Interesting Google Google is best known as search engine. But it is more than a search engine, it plays prank with us, celebrate birthdays, affected by gravity and much more. It is totally like a emotional and funny robot which can search solution for any possible problems with you in seconds. So, Here we have collected some funny and interesting searches by which Google makes itself more than a search engine. Do a barrel roll

Concept Clothing Responds To Social Situations Goldsmiths, University of London graduate Lilian Hipolyte Mushi has designed concept clothing specifically for introverts to help them in a highly extroverted world. The project, which the designer has titled An Introvert’s Transformation to Extroversion, consists of specific components that ‘react’ when someone gets too close to the wearer. The piece of clothing includes wooden arms that fan out at the back when built-in distance sensors detect someone within 80 centimeters of the wearer. A pleated hood covered in thermochromic pigments changes colors in response to body heat if the wearer feels embarrassed or shy. There is also a garment with pleated sleeves that becomes stiff when heated, again as a response to the wearer’s body temperature. According to Lilian, the concept clothing ‘explores how introverts use isolation as a mechanism for social recharge as well as a way to navigate social situations.’

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