This Week in the Future, April 16-20, 2012

This Week in the Future, April 16-20, 2012

Baarbarian

This week in news that definitely happened and is full of verifiable facts, a paper-swathed superman closed the lid on his CrabOS laptop to fight a gargantuan deformed flying shrimp and saved the world forever.

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