This Week in the Future, June 4-8, 2012
In a tribute to the great Ray Bradbury, an image even he couldn’t have envisioned: a dead stuffed cat given...
In a tribute to the great Ray Bradbury, an image even he couldn’t have envisioned: a dead stuffed cat given the power of flight.
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- Remembering Ray Bradbury, 1920-2012
- Enter the Popular Science/InnoCentive Air Pollution Challenge From the U.S. Government
- Video: Motivating Robot Follows You on Your Morning Run
- Video: Dutch Artist Turns His Dead Cat Into a Flying Quadcopter
And don’t forget to check out our other favorite stories of the week:
- The 2012 Invention Awards
- Pop Review: The Logitech K760 Solar Keyboard
- Testing the Novara Gotham: A Bike With Infinite Gears
- Rough Sketch: Self-Guided Bullet
- How Crows Recognize Individual Humans, Warn Others, and Are Basically Smarter Than You
- Mars Colonization Mission Will Happen Live on Reality TV
- Video: What We Saw at the World Science Festival’s Innovation Square
- What We Saw at the World Science Festival: Quantum Levitation
- FYI: Can a Bladder Actually Burst?
- Book Review: The Transits of Venus Down The Centuries
- How The Last Transit of Venus in Our Lifetime Will Help Us Find Other Planets