This Week in the Future, October 19-23, 2009

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This Week in the Future, October 19-23, 2009

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China engineers the world's smartest rat? The mayor of Moscow wants to control the weather? Skiing robots?. What a week.

Look at the rat there, working the controls to keep Moscow's winter at bay. Or is he smart enough to realize geo-engineering is crazy, so he's just killing time watching videos of skiing robots on the Internet? Smart, rat. Maybe too smart.

Some stories that caught our eye:

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