Dark and light

Flying will be simple and abundant in the future. We will be able to ship items via drone, travel via jet pack, and journey to other planets via rocket. All this will be made possible through cheap, abundant fuel, drawn from the most surprising of sources: Dark matter, which comprises a majority of the matter […]

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The paper nightmare

The next major wave of terrorism will be something called “paper terrorism,” in which terrorists make use of flaws in American bureaucracy to harass and abuse people they despise. They will do this by filing false reports to the IRS, filing fake bankruptcy petitions, filing fake liens against people. The process of getting […]

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Governmentless

Disgusted by traditional politics, which will increasing prove to be corrupt and easily turned into demagoguery, a number of small countries will abandon traditional politics altogether and embrace anarchism. Unlike than the chaotic, bomb-throwing anarchists of popular culture, these will be serious, dedicated citizens who believe in direct democracy — that is to […]

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Dog years

A medical breakthrough will vastly increase the lives of our pets. Animals who previously lived only a decade or two will live many times that, with cats and dogs living to 60 or 70 years. This will make buying a pet as an adult a difficult decision, because you must consider what is to become […]

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The end of race

New technology will make it possible to change skin color, hair, eye color, and physical characteristics almost instantaneously. Not only will people change race on a whim, but they will also choose looks that have never before existed: Blue skin, orange eyes, glow-in-the dark hair and the like. Tomorrow will be a world […]

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The Long Winters

There will be cold days ahead. Although the world is getting warmer, the upset in the climate will lead to colder winter. In fact, within 20 years the average winter will have three months with below-zero weather, and some will suffer months at a time of weather cold enough to cause near-instantaneous frostbite. […]

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The Devil You Know

The fastest growing religion in the next decade will be Satanism, to the shock and horror of many mainstream Americans. By 2025, more Americans will tell surveys that they are Satanists than Jews or Muslims combined. There will be several branches of the movement. The first will take it seriously as a religion, […]

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A New Moon

Dr. Mysterian has seen a future where the night sky has two moons, one cold and gray and familiar, one red and hot and new. This new moon will have been an asteroid that passed close enough to earth to become caught in its gravitation, and began to spin closer and closer, a decaying orbit […]

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