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01.30.15 Rhett Jones

Eco Experts wants you to go green, so the organization’s fine staff made an infographic to keep you informed about how likely you are to be destroyed by climate change. Using data from the Notre Dame Global Adaptation (ND-Gain) Index, this helpful map explains the likelihood of surviving climate change for every country in the world. How does the […]

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07.25.14 Marina Galperina

A year since the presentation of the World’s first lab grown hamburger, here comes the In Vitro Meat Cookbook. Using the format of the cookbook as a storytelling medium, the In Vitro Meat Cookbook is a visually stunning exploration of the new “food cultures” lab-grown meat might create. This book approaches lab-grown meat not just from a design and […]

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07.17.14 Sophie Weiner

The UK Ministry of Defense has released their annual report on the future. Entitled Global Strategic Trends — Out Till 2045 [PDF], it sets out predictions until 2045, when the world will allegedly be engulfed by chaos and despair. Wired UK broke it down to a list of nine of the very worst things that will happen in the future, […]

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06.03.14 Sophie Weiner

Deep City 2030 is an independent video game coming in 2015 in which players will face a challenge unlike any other: saving our planet’s future. But this is no tree hugger shit. The game is essentially Sim City in reverse. You begin in a post-Apocalyptic world with a city half-destroyed by pollution and excess. Energy […]

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05.22.14 Marina Galperina

While driverless car lanes and drone zones aren’t exactly far fetched concepts, some of these Sings From the Near Future designed by Fernando Barbella are quite imaginative. Hahaha, hyperloop warnings on the subway? (Oh, wait, that could be legit.) 3D-printed meat? (Oh, wait. That’s real-ish too.) And while the “no synthetic biology allowed” signs in adorably butchered English […]

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04.17.14 Marina Galperina

“Good enough to kill a motherfucker!” artist Coby Kennedy said, as he sharpened his New Lots Avenue street sign into a machete with a metal grinder. “I gotta make them the way they’re going to be made in the narrative — ripped off the street and hacked the fuck up.” The “narrative” takes place 400 years […]

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09.12.13 Marina Galperina

For this year’s Venice Film Festival, 70 renowned filmmakers made 60-90 second short films. Their concept: Future Reloaded. They that were screened at the festival and just uploaded to YouTube. Well, Todd Solondz owned this little assignment. Remember Life During Wartime? “Are you seeing anyone?” “No, I’m more focused on China right now. Everything else is history, it’s just a […]

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08.13.13 David Turner

Rap mixtapes have roots in 1990s DJ mixes, but took shape in their modern form the early 2000s, with The Diplomats and G-Unit remixing popular songs of the day and putting out tapes for self-promotion. The increased popularity of the format through the decade raised the expectations of these free promotional projects, putting them in […]

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06.03.13 Kyle Chayka

Technology has a way of giving us our deepest desires, for better or worse. The iPhone is destroying our attention spans. Soon enough, our Google Glass is going to record your life for you, identifying faces and remembering what you did last night. Google’s new mobile operating system is based around the premise of tracking […]

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04.29.13 Kyle Chayka and Marina Galperina

So this Google Glass thing might catch on, huh? Well, if you can’t win them, you might as well make money. ANIMAL presents: Five Google Glass apps you totally need to buy tomorrow. Are you an exceptionally socially active individual? Do you have trouble recalling some of those social activities? Do you have any idea what the fuck you’re […]

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