Strange diseases and the end of the world: how 2021 was represented in science fiction films

During the past year, perhaps, all of us caught ourselves thinking that the events around are very reminiscent of a movie. A mysterious virus and an unknown disease that swept the whole world and radically changed the lives of people - why not the plot of a fantastic film about the future? AND…

The future after coronavirus: how scientists, writers and journalists see it

Once the coronavirus recedes, doctors and officials will exhale, and it will be possible to plunge back into the noisy stream of social life. But we have to admit that after the COVID-19 pandemic, the world will no longer be as we know it. Writes about this Burning Hut. Digital Totalitarianism American ...

'Butterfly Effect': Scientists Find Out How Time Travel Affects History

Scientists from the United States have simulated time travel using the IBM-Q quantum computer, writes Esquire. Based on their research, they concluded that there is no butterfly effect in the quantum world. The butterfly effect is a scientific term whose meaning is ...

Talking cars and recharging from the road: how technology will change driving

Cars that talk to each other, roads that power your electric car, and other inventions can forever change the city's transport infrastructure and our management experience. How the city of the future will look like, we can imagine quite well from the covers of science fiction books ...

Races will fade away: what the world and people will look like in 2050

“The divisions between races will shrink more and more. Nowadays people get to know each other on the Internet and do not pay attention to skin color or eye shape. Of course, some of the characteristics will remain, and you will still notice if you come to, say, Asia. According to ...

"There will be no revolution in America": a former Russian illegal spy predicted the future of the United States

The coronavirus pandemic, mass protests in the United States over the assassination of George Floyd, the intrigue lingering on the eve of the American elections ... It seems that a series of completely unpredictable events is taking place in the world that can change the course of history. However, associate professor of the Department of Applied Analysis of International Problems of MGIMO, member of ...

13 films that predict the future of coronavirus and more

Sometimes film directors turn out to be true clairvoyants. This is delightful, and sometimes even frightening. Lifehacker has compiled a list of 13 films that predicted the future. 1. Forbidden Planet Original title: Forbidden Planet USA, 1956. Science fiction. Duration: 98 minutes. IMDb: 7,6. What is the movie about…

I carry everything with me: for which the Swedes massively implant microchips

In Sweden, mass chipping of the population began in the spring of this year. People implant a microchip between their thumb and forefinger, which replaces all plastic cards and all kinds of keys and passes that a person usually carries with him. And if a year ago in this way ...

Six events that everyone was waiting for, but they never happened

People built bunkers in case of the end of the world, imagined a meeting with their own clone and were eager to meet aliens, but it did not work out. “Lifehacker” remembered what expectations of mankind excited the whole world, but never came true. The end of the world according to the Mayan calendar The probability of a catastrophe on a planetary scale ...

Monkeys driving and walking on Mars: 10 amazing and funny predictions about 2020

When making forecasts, futurologists rely on knowledge in sociology, economics, physics, anthropology and engineering. Seasoning everything with fantasy Sometimes it takes scientists too far. Lifehacker editions have re-read the predictions over the past 100 years and found the most amazing ones. 1. Toes will disappear Instead of ...

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