This Week in the Future, May 7-11, 2012
This Baarbarian illustration is done in a particular paint-like style, but the prepared food? That is photo-realistic. Because it’s disgusting....
This Baarbarian illustration is done in a particular paint-like style, but the prepared food? That is photo-realistic. Because it’s disgusting.
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- Making Preserved Food Actually Taste Good
- Using Facial Recognition to Identify Unknown Subjects in History’s Great Portraits
- Nevada Issues a Driver’s License to Google’s Self-Driving Car
- NASA and SETI Rent a Giant Zeppelin to Hunt for Meteorite Over Nevada
And don’t forget to check out our other favorite stories of the week:
- My Three Hours With the Most Violent Videogame I’ve Ever Seen
- The Goods: May 2012’s Hottest Gadgets
- The 10 Best Quotes From the Study That Proves Cereal Tastes Better With Milk Than Water
- We Asked Our Readers Why They Love the Samsung Galaxy Note
- China Takes Off
- South Korea Targets Smuggled Capsules of Human Flesh
- Do You “Possess” What You View Online?
- PopSci Q&A: How Nanoracks Sends Scotch, iPhones and School Experiments to Space
- Blueseed, the Floating City for Startups, Has More Than a Hundred Firms Ready to Ship Out
- Video: Bizarrely Realistic Japanese Robotic Buttocks Responds to Slaps
- The Most Amazing Science Images of the Week, May 7-11, 2012