This Week in the Future, September 19-23, 2011

This Week in the Future, September 19-23, 2011

Baarbarian

Netflix's plan to separate itself into two separate services may have seemed ill-considered and inconvenient--but little did we know, the next step involved a group of DVD-chomping pigs. It all makes much more sense now.

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