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'Orbis Spike' in 1610 marks humanity's first major impact on planet Earth

Humans are as "Earth-changing as a meteor strike," says a researcher who has proposed a new start date for the so-called Anthropocene, or "human epoch."

By March 12, 2015

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Sending a message from 2015 to space aliens (Tomorrow Daily 182)

The New Horizons spacecraft is at the center of a crowdfunding/sourcing effort to update onboard data about humanity for intelligent life forms that may come across it in the future. If we know the Internet like we think we do, we're assuming aliens will someday experience a RickRoll.

By May 21, 2015

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Letting humans crowdsource a message to aliens can't possibly go wrong (Tomorrow Daily 182)

On today's show, Khail and Ashley cover a variety of future tech crowdfunding efforts, including an updated satellite time capsule for alien life forms, fabric made by 3D printing liquids onto metal molds, and a basic cell phone that can only make or receive calls. #TDMessage

By May 21, 2015

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Hawking: Computers will overtake humans within 100 years

Technically Incorrect: The famed physicist warns that we need to make sure computers have goals that coincide with ours.

By May 13, 2015

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Blissfully creepy ad tries to sell you a synthetic human

Technically Incorrect: To hype a new TV show, Britain's Channel 4 releases an ad that purports to offer your own synthetic human being. And it's slightly disturbing.

By May 13, 2015

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Humans act out the best cat videos, courtesy of VW

Technically Incorrect: A new VW ad offers humans a taste of what it would be like if they were viral heroes. Well, you have to sell cars somehow.

By April 27, 2015

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Cards Against Humanity's holiday hijinks (pictures)

Cards Against Humanity's elaborate holiday promotion involved a taste-hacking kit, a private island, the death of Santa Claus and a puzzle that kept thousands of Redditors occupied for weeks.

9 Images By January 5, 2015

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Participating in a hologram protest seems neat, but we have some concerns (Tomorrow Daily 162)

Spanish activists held a rally this past weekend to protest an upcoming law that levies heavy fines for assembling in front of government buildings. Instead of human bodies, 2,000 holograms showed up to make their holo-voices heard.

By April 15, 2015

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Activists use human holograms to protest, and you can get involved (Tomorrow Daily 162)

On today's show, Ashley and Khail check out a Spanish hologram protest, a stop-motion animated short where every frame was 3D-printed and a new patent from Boeing that might help you sleep better on long flights. #TDProtest

By April 15, 2015

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Human brain tissue, stomach cells to adorn Epidemia clothing line

In an effort to bring some bling to the sciences, a medical student plans to use biological images to make a line of striking fitness apparel.

By April 14, 2015