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The future is now, but beyond that are some incredible concept technologies and designs that are much closer than most people realize. Here you will find some of the most exciting soon-to-be-innovations ready to make the leap from virtual to actual reality.
Fighting Cyborg Insects: The Future of Military Weaponry?
In a future world of vast military destruction, world powers have begun using militarized insects to vanquish enemies. Little did we know it would backfire...
Wild Rides: 12 Theme Park & Coaster Concepts
Some are destined to remain unbuilt and others will open any day, but all 12 of these theme park and roller coaster concepts offer thrills - and cool artwork.
Postcards from the Future: London After Climate Change
Some of London's most iconic landmarks, from Buckingham Palace to Piccadilly Circus, are dramatically transformed by climate change in this digital art series.
Upgrading the Future: Reusable Green DIY Building System
This eco-friendly building system requires no special skills or tools and lets homebrew engineers create infinitely upgradeable structures and machines.
Getting a Leg Up: 6 Amazing Prosthetics Changing the Game
Prosthetic technology has come a very long way. These incredible designs are at the cutting edge of the field and are changing the lives of amputees.
Visions of the Future: We're Not There Yet
We don't have a colony on Mars or even the Moon, we don't fly to work, and we're still using combustion engines... what's the deal? Where did the future go?
Clean Machines: 10 Wonderful Washers of the Future
Few machines have revolutionized the way we live like the household washing machine. How will we wash clothes in the future? Maybe in some of these machines...
Virtual Reality: Futuristic Tools for Virtual Worlds
Virtual reality, like the hovercar, iis taking longer than expected to progress, but we've made some very large leaps in the right direction. Here are examples.
Dial4Light: Turning Street Lights On Via Mobile Phone
A groundbreaking cost-cutting, energy-saving program in Germany called Dial4Light requires pedestrians to activate street lights using their cell phones.
Crowdsourcing the City: Amazing 3D User-Submitted Image Modeling
Crowdsourcing has been used with great success in many industries, but now it's moving into the public sector. Today, the public is helping shape cities.