The Future Will See You Now

This Futuristic Jewelry Could One Day Harvest Human Energy

Er, we can totally see this being a trend. (Screengrab: Vimeo)

Here’s a possible solution to our planet’s energy crisis: jewelry that would harvest and store human energy.

It doesn’t actually exist yet, but as CNET reports, it’s a fascinating concept devised by Jerusalem-based artist and designer Naomi Kizhner. Called Energy Addicts, the conceptual jewelry would pierce wearer’s skin to collect their energy, which could then be transferred to other devices. Read More

Expert Thoughts

Message to Entrepreneurs: Don’t Be Afraid to Create the Future

Mr. Breaks performing CREATE THE FUTURE on YouTube. (Screengrab: YouTube)

CREATE THE FUTURE is not only an ode to the innovators but also a call to action, for people to accept their “craziness”, and be unafraid to share this with the world. I am really trying to raise the awareness, that many people that have changed their industries have not done it by accepting the norm. I am challenging the “out of the box” thinkers to accept that their idea seems impossible, and that it is their duty to make it a possibility that other people understand. I want people to understand innovation begins at the point of what others label insanity and if we are to truly innovate the world we must accept this. Read More

Play Your Video Games

Goodbye Cruel World: You Can Now Order Pizza Hut From Your Xbox

Art. (Photo: Polygon)

The future is finally here: Microsoft and Pizza Hut have launched a new app for Xbox Live that lets users order the Crazy Cheesy Crust Pizza (and other assorted items!) straight from their Xbox 360.  Users link their Xbox Live and Pizza Hut accounts (who has a Pizza Hut account?) and then purchases can be made via the game controller, voice input or Kinect gestures, which totally counts as exercise. Read More

The Future Will See You Now

These Temporary Tats Could Let You Move Objects With Your Mind

(Photo: coleman.ucsd.edu)

Remember how jealous you were that the title character in the movie Matilda could move stuff with her mind? She could float candy to her mouth and turn the record player on and off and exact elementary school revenge on mean headmasters, all by scrunching up her nose and thinking really hard. We’re not quite there, but science is getting close: soon, temporary tattoos attached to your forehead could make you telepathic and telekinetic. Read More

The Final Frontier

Sorry Rocket Scientists, ‘Asteroid Hunter’ Is Now the Most Badass Job

(Photo: Deep Space Industries)

Rocket scientists are cool–have you seen that NASA mohawk guy?–but with the growth of the commercial space industry, they were bound to get eclipsed by swashbuckling adventurers with a mind for intergalactic exploration. Enter the Asteroid Hunter, the newest position of badassery, second only to the child who came to our house dressed as “half unicorn, half rockstar” on Halloween. Read More

Summer Fun

Asses Now Equipped With Wifi

(Photo: Fan Pop)

Just because you want to simulate living in ancient Galilee times doesn’t mean you won’t want to check your email while doing so. Kfar Kedem park in Israel has outfitted donkeys with wireless routers so that users can check into “My Ass” on Foursquare. Ah, ain’t the future grand?