This Week in the Future, December 5-9, 2011
We’re in for a weird one, you guys. Surfing, sandwich-eating mammoths will surf in the mountaintops. The threatened American crocodile...
We’re in for a weird one, you guys. Surfing, sandwich-eating mammoths will surf in the mountaintops. The threatened American crocodile gets saved by nuclear power plants. At least the future won’t be boring.
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- A Nuclear Plant’s Cooling Canals Help Save Endangered Florida Crocodiles
- Scientists to World: We’re Going to Finally Clone that Woolly Mammoth We’ve Been Talking About
- A Surf Park High In the Pyrenees
- The Army’s Latest Innnovation: A Sandwich That Stays Fresh for Two Years
And don’t forget to check out our other favorite stories of the week:
- Microsoft Kinect, Version 2.0: Dust Off Your Kinect and Start Talking to It
- Italian Mathematician (Maybe, but Probably Not Really) Explains Away Dark Matter With Math
- Kepler Team Confirms First Earth-like Planet in a Habitable Zone, And Finds 1,094 More Worlds
- Two Behemoth Black Holes, the Largest Ever Discovered, Could Swallow Billions of Suns
- Slow-Motion Video: Playing Racquetball With a Hard-Boiled Egg
- Living in the Future: Play Any Song, Anytime, Anywhere
- Keeping Heads Above Water
- Hands-On: OnLive’s Mobile App Gives Your iPad the Power of a Gaming PC
- A Global Astronomy Social Network To Let Amateurs Peep Through Robotic Telescopes
- Should Video Games Adhere to International Humanitarian Law?
- Video: Iran Puts Its Captured RQ-170 Drone on Display
- The Most Amazing Images of the Week, December 5-9, 2011
- Samsung Galaxy Nexus Review: This Is Android