THE FUTURE

4.24.19

America's 'Wild West' of Weed Is Dying Out – Here's What's Replacing It

Working in cannabis used to be a crime, but now it's looking like a real career, complete with benefits.

1.8.19

Meet the BreadBot, the Most Tasty-Smelling Robot Overlord of the Future

Butchers and candlestick makers: The robots are coming for you next.

12.5.18

How to Stop the Future Being Cancelled

A posthumous collection of Mark Fisher's unpublished writing shows that the author of 'Capitalist Realism' is more important than ever.

10.25.18

Kids Don’t Know How CDs Work – Is That a Bad Thing?

"Maybe its just the generation Z in me but how did people burn CDs?" asks a 17-year-old. "Like how did you just get a blank CD and put songs on it?"

10.18.18

The Emotionless Future of War Means Even More Killing

A Ministry of Defence report thinks dispassionate killer robots will carry out the conflicts of tomorrow. What could possibly go wrong?

8.23.18

I Asked Ravers What Dance Music Festivals Will Look Like in 2050

Where better to find out about the future of rave culture than from a bunch of high people in a field?

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3.7.18

AI Predicted the Future of Porn Searches and We Can't Stop Laughing

Apparently the next big thing in porn has something to do with "doot sex," "tang pong" and "big blomjobs".

2.27.18

Arctic Doomsday Seed Vault Gets Multimillion-Dollar Upgrade

The Svalbard Global Seed Vault wants to safeguard the world's food supply against war, climate change, or natural disaster.

2.8.18

Holograms Might Become a Big Part of Your Life Sooner Than You Think

Companies are developing augmented reality technology they hope will be used by everyone from football clubs to your GP.

1.23.18

Scottish Supermarket Fires Robot Employee for Scaring Away Customers

Fabio, a small humanoid creation designed by Japanese company SoftBank Robotics, tried his best.

1.12.18

Pizza Hut's New Delivery Technology Is Straight Out of 'Black Mirror'

You may remember the self-driving pizza delivery truck from the extra-creepy episode "Crocodile." Guess what? It's here.

8.31.17

This 'Game of Thrones' Trailer Set in Modern Day Is Incredible

Would I watch ‘Westeros the Series’? Yes, I would.

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