This Week In The Future, June 6-10, 2011
Any aquatic travelers lucky enough to stumble upon the world’s first amphibious ice cream truck in this week’s image would...
Any aquatic travelers lucky enough to stumble upon the world’s first amphibious ice cream truck in this week’s image would find it well stocked with not just frozen treats, but diamonds and super-heavy newly-official elements as well. Just the thing to beat the summer heat.
You can win this image on a t-shirt as well.
The rules: Follow us on Twitter (we’re @PopSci) and retweet our This Week in the Future tweet. One of those lucky retweeters will be chosen to receive a custom t-shirt with this week’s Baarbarian illustration on it, thus making the winner the envy of their friends, coworkers and everyone else with eyes. (Those who would rather not leave things to chance and just pony up some cash for the t-shirt can do that here.) The stories pictured therein:
- Video: World’s First Amphibious Ice Cream Truck Jingles Around London
- Two New Super-Heavy Elements Added To The Periodic Table
- New Nanotech Fingerprint Analysis Promises to Uncover New Clues in Cold Cases
- IBM Data Analysis Platform to Plan a More Efficient Future, Coming to a City Near You
- Gallery: Chile’s Puyehue Erupts, Making Ashen Artwork in the Sky
- RSA Security Offers to Replace Nearly All of its Security Fobs After Lockheed Hack
- Super-Dense Forms of Carbon Could Out-Sparkle the Shiniest Diamond
Don’t forget to check out some of our other favorite stories from this week as well:
- Leia in Your Living Room: Projecting a Star-Wars-Style Hologram With a Microsoft Kinect
- In A Quantum First, Light Is Created From A Vacuum
- Video: This Morning There Was a Massive Solar Explosion
- VLT Survey Telescope, the Biggest Visible-Spectrum Telescope in the World, Snaps its First Images
- Paraplegic College Grad Lands His First Job: A Bionic Leg Tester
- 2011 Summer Movie Smackdown: Unraveling Science Fiction From Fact
- Perfect for a Hot Day: A Robot That’s Also a Beer
- Approaching Solar System’s Edge, Voyager Probes Detect A Foamy Sea of Magnetic Bubbles
- Japan Pledges To Save The World With Hawaiian Shirt Initiative Named “Super Cool Biz”