I’s: Film Project Takes on the Singularity

usefulmain watch For anyone with their eyes on the future, the merging of biological existence with technology seems certain. There are several different predictions for how this will all play out, and many points of view that are heavily dystopic in nature. However, on the more positive side of things, individuals such as Ray Kurzwiel have predicted…

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DIY Biohacking: Coming to a Lab Near You

finishcertain there Biohacking. The word seems like something out of a science fiction novel, but it has most likely already broken into the realm of a social arena near you. Biohacking is the general term for alteration and/or improvement of biology through a hacker-like approach. Just like a computer, biohackers go into the ‘[easyazon-link asin=”B004TGT0CA” locale=”us”]source code[/easyazon-link]’…

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Soylent: The Food of the Future (Part 3)

Read Part One and Part Two of “Soylent: The Food of the Future” ——- Day 18: Back from New York, and it has been glorious to be on Soylent. Of course, I took what vitamins I could to NYC, including mastic gum and [easyazon-link asin=”B007N9217Q” locale=”us”]nootropics[/easyazon-link], and all of the food that I ate there…

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Soylent: The Food of the Future (Part 2)

To read Part One of “Soylent: The Food of the Future” click here. ——- [easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”B000MGSIWE” locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/51je5laPIdL._SL160_.jpg” width=”128″]Day 7: Today I consumed nothing but Soylent. The consistency is still a tad on the thick side, so I have been working on blending the oat bran into a fine powder before adding other…

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Soylent: The Future of Food (Part 1)

[easyazon-image align=”left” asin=”0765318857″ locale=”us” height=”160″ src=”http://ecx.images-amazon.com/images/I/61oLAUV4SyL._SL160_.jpg” width=”107″]Through the Internet grapevine, I learned about a lovely man named Rob Rhinehart. He had created a genius food substitute invention called ‘Soylent’, inspired by the soya-lentil hybrid in the book Make Room! Make Room! by Harry Harrison. Being an intrepid adventurer in the realm of unusual foods, I immediately…

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KOYAKATSI: The New Trailer Premiere

Orson Welles. David Lean. Akira Kurosawa. Stanley Kubrick. Christopher Nolan. Every once in awhile, a filmmaker comes along with a concept of reality so unique and fresh that it completely revolutionizes the film industry. The bounds of special effects are pushed as they transport the viewer to new, foreign worlds filled with sights and experiences…

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Telescopic Contact Lens: Superman Vision has Arrived

Can’t read the fine print on important documents? Have trouble catching traffic signs due to failing vision? Get your telescopic contacts today, and never worry about seeing distant things up close again! This certainly sounds like something out of a sci-fi infomercial spoof, but a group of scientists from UC San Deigo, EPFL (Switzerland’s Polytechnical…

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HEAVEN is just a head transplant away

It’s not often that you wake up and see your family name plastered across news boards, much less in reference to controversial medical procedures, but this morning proved to be just that for me. Italian neuroscientist Dr. Sergio Canavero of the University of Turin (and the Canavero/Cannavaro/Canavesio relative tree) believes he has figured out how…

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