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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 »

Specialized CruX Elite X1 review

The CruX typifies North American cyclocross frame design, with a low bottom bracket to carve through corners and a relatively slack head angle that gives the rider confidence at speed. Its handling is not as intuitive through tight, low-speed turns as some European cyclocross bikes with high and tight geometry, but it doesn’t require an excessive amount of rider input, ... Read More »

Canyon Speedmax CF SLX goes big on integration

Which brings us on to fluids – and Canyon’s pro triathletes like Jan Frodeno will need plenty of them. The Speedmax CF SLX touts an integrated water bottle, developed with wheel merchant Profile Design using computation fluid dynamics (CFD) to create the most aerodynamically efficient setup possible at 50kph (31mph). Finally, there’s an integrated Garmin mount out front. UCI legality ... Read More »

Gordon Murray’s MOTIV.e debuts in Tokyo

About the Tokyo Motor Show Gordon Murray, the famous McLaren Formula One and McLaren F1 road car designer, and bike-builder Yamaha unveiled the MOTIV.e at the Tokyo Motor Show. The MOTIV is a hot take on a city car in the vein of the Smart ForTwo and Aston Martin Cygnet. Multiple versions of the MOTIV could be produced, with both ... Read More »

Wacky crossover concept thing debuts at Frankfurt motor show

We knew Nissan was bringing a new take on the Z car to the Frankfurt motor show. Based on the freaky teaser video, we suspected it would be some sort of crossover-type thing. Yet we weren’t really expecting the Nissan Gripz (the “z” is for “Z car,” get it?!), a Maxima-nosed 4X4 concept supposedly inspired by the Safari Rally-winning Datsun ... Read More »