This is cool and all, but unfortunately an accurate prediction would have to take into account inert eugenics.
The ever-increasing push towards more homogenised ideas of beauty will likely dilute the gene pool more than enhance it.
(Consider how many of these interesting looking faces would probably want plastic surgery in today’s American image)
(via This is What Americans Will Look like by 2050 – and it’s Stunning | The Mind Unleashed)
Dogs (and Cats) Can Love
Neurochemical research has shown that the hormone released when people are in love is released in animals in the same intimate circumstances.
(via Dogs (and Cats) Can Love - Paul Zak - The Atlantic)
Some aspects of this world have gotten all kinds of fucked up.
(via #Love: I’m Single, Therefore I Tinder | TechCrunch)
If an actor has repeated trouble with a line or word. In an episode of Star Trek, according to William Shatner, his fellow actor DeForest Kelley had trouble pronouncing an alien creature’s name. The creature’s name was “Gumato”, but Kelley kept saying “Mugato”. The monster eventually became officially known as the Mugato.
Basically, we’ve been dealing with this issue for years with HBO, literally 20, 30 years, where people have always been running wires down on the back of apartment buildings and sharing with their neighbors,” he said. “Our experience is, it all leads to more penetration, more paying subs, more health for HBO, less reliance on having to do paid advertising… If you go around the world, I think you’re right, Game of Thrones is the most pirated show in the world. Well, you know, that’s better than an Emmy.