This Week in the Future, May 21-25, 2012

This Week in the Future, May 21-25, 2012

Baarbarian

No, angler fish! That's a robot, not whatever you usually eat! But maybe the oil slick on the surface of the angler's home is more dangerous than ingesting some gadgetry.

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