Whether we’re moving at extremely fast speeds on the ground or in the air, the future is most assuredly fast approaching us. The acceleration of scientific and technological developments is one beyond fathomable comprehension. We’re moving at a speed which many are unable to keep up with, let alone be aware of their existence.Whether we see it or not, the world of tomorrow is almost here and we best prepare for it or be thrown into the dustbin of history. Welcome to the future!
Make America Smart Again
Speaking with Stephen Colbert during ‘The Late Show with Stephen Colbert’, astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson spoke a little bit about the rise of Donald Trump in the United States, countering his divisive slogan with his own, saying “Let’s make America smart again.” SOURCE
Implants in Monkeys
Findings from a recent study published in Nature showed that, after electrodes had been implanted in the brain and spine of paralyzed monkeys, those very same monkeys soon began to walk after the implants helped restore function in their legs almost instantaneously. SOURCE
In a joint statement by aviation experts from NASA, the U.S. Airforce, and Lockheed Martin, an announcement was made that the development of what are known as hypersonic planes – of which would allow a 35 minute flight from London to New York – to be inevitable. SOURCE
Hyperloop in Dubai
In the wake of Elon Musk’s Hyperloop project taking serious strides in development, the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has announced a deal with Hyperloop One that could allow them to become the first location in the world for the transportation system. SOURCE