This Week in the Future, February 13-17, 2012

All that happened this week pales in the face of Tiny Chameleon. Tiny Chameleon is the most important news of the week. Of the year. I mean, yeah, we also learned about a teenager who achieved nuclear fusion in his parents’ garage, and saw the future of toys, and the most powerful portable games console ever made. But just look at Tiny Chameleon. Look at him!

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