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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby AndyDufresne on Fri Dec 06, 2013 11:12 am

...lickable. Or at least, your computer sort of is.




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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby AndyDufresne on Fri Feb 07, 2014 10:54 am

...dominated by air hockey robots.




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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Feb 12, 2014 4:07 pm

...filled with fish on wheels.



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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby AndyDufresne on Mon Sep 01, 2014 9:55 am

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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby tzor on Mon Sep 01, 2014 1:06 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:...not as filled with speedos, relaxation, and robot butlers.


What do you mean? Why my latest copy of Hammacher Schlemmer‎ has all of these and more!
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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby AndyDufresne on Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:39 pm

...filled with mass produced islands?

China Is Mass-Producing Islands To Extend Its Strategic Borders [io9]
A dramatic change is taking place in the South China Sea where, since the beginning of this year, Beijing has created at least five new islands by dredging rock and sand and pumping it into reefs to form new land.


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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby tzor on Wed Sep 10, 2014 12:59 pm

AndyDufresne wrote:...filled with mass produced islands?


That's as old as ... well dredged dirt. Here is a photo of Fort Zachary Taylor. At one point it used to be at the water's edge, surrounded by water on three of the four sides. Then landfill from dredging turned it into an inland fort, complete with a moat.

Back when it was built.

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What it looks like today. Note all of the land fill, some parts even with large growth of pine trees.

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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby AndyDufresne on Thu Sep 18, 2014 12:19 pm

...encouraging the play of video games inside women.

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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby Dukasaur on Fri Sep 19, 2014 1:09 am

AndyDufresne wrote:...encouraging the play of video games inside women.

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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby TeeGee on Sun Sep 28, 2014 4:33 pm

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Re: The Future is Here, and it is...

Postby AndyDufresne on Sun Sep 28, 2014 6:49 pm

I watched that episode a few weeks ago. Some of early Season 7 is hit or a miss, but it gets better.


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