This Week in the Future, January 24-28, 2011

This Week in the Future, January 24-28, 2011

Baarbarian

According to a certain President's certain yearly speech, we're in for a great future of scientific progress (not that he looks too confident in this picture). But we say, pshaw! Anyone who's been reading PopSci over the past week--specifically, the five stories hidden above--would have come to the same conclusion.

If you can correctly identify all of them in the comments section, you might be the one to win this week's image on a T-shirt. Or, if you just can't wait, you can buy yours here.

Until next time, enjoy our past weekly illustrated roundups here.