Future

Euro Banknotes Invalid by Friday

September 26, 2040 – Hurry up if you still have euro banknotes lying around in your drawers, Friday is the last day for you to cash them in. Officials said yesterday that they are very pleased with the transition in removing the banknotes and coins from the market. Due to the lack of demand for cash and the development of ... Read More »

First Tourist Heading for Mars

September 21, 2050 – At a press conference today it was announced that the first tourist heading for Mars will be the 38-year-old US businessman Patrick Clifford. He will leave the earth in the launching window of June 2052 and set his foot on the surface of Mars in November, together with the other 6 astronauts assigned for the mission ... Read More »

Beam Yourself Around the World with Telebeamer

September 12, 2035 – Are you kidding? Is it possible to beam myself? No, of course not, but you can now make a 3-D projection of yourself anywhere in the world. The first product for real teleimmersion has been released, the Telebeamer. It consists of four 2-meter pillars, to set up so they form a square of about 4 square ... Read More »

Abuja Welcomes the World to the 37th Olympics

September 11, 2040 – There are only a couple of days left to the grand opening of the 37th Olympic Games in Abuja in Nigeria this Friday. It is the second time Africa is hosting the Olympics, and the organizers feel confident that it will be the best games ever. The opening is promised to present “the richness and flavors ... Read More »

Can Paralyzed Walk in the Future?

September 5, 2035 – More than 20,000 quadriplegics around the world have now got a BCI, a Brain Computer Interface. It gives them the ability to control their environment, from driving their own electric wheelchairs outside their house, to make their own dinner. The BCI consists of an internal sensor to detect brain cell activity and external processors that convert ... Read More »

Taming Hurricane Pedro Gives Hope for the Future

August 29, 2040 – Analysts believe that the effort in taming the hurricane Pedro is the main reason for it to still be considered a category four hurricane, before it reached the coast of southern Florida today. This is the first time ever a major hurricane has been affected in a measurable way by humans. The hurricane fighting fleet of ... Read More »

Now You Can Have Your Own Therapist 24/7

September 1, 2040 – From today you have your own therapist available 24 hours a day, always there if you need someone to talk to, always in a good mood, and remembers every word you have ever said. This is the first automated therapist, with the best knowledge known to mankind on treatment and rehabilitation. It has been debated for ... Read More »

Hottest Summer Ever in Taiwan

August 25, 2035 – This summer is considered as the hottest ever in Taiwan. The temperature will for the first time average over 35 degrees Celsius for more than 60 days during the summer. The heat is causing power shortages due to air conditioners in homes and factories. Authorities report that a lot of elderly and homeless have died of ... Read More »

Is Tickle the Future of the Movie Industry?

                                                                 August 24, 2020 – The first full-length animated movie with realistic-looking humans, “Tickle” opens tonight. It is an intriguing thriller about a woman who gets framed by her ... Read More »

First Hotel on the Moon Finally Opens

August 23, 2025 – Today a new chapter in space tourism was written. Rod Markham and his wife-to-be Susan Millster arrived safely to the moon to spend 5 days as the first guests at the Starbright Hotel that was set up for this purpose two years ago. Not are they only the first hotel guests on the moon, they also ... Read More »