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A Dean Koontz book from 1981 predicted coronavirus

Author Dean Koontz eerily predicted the coronavirus outbreak in his 1981 thriller "The Eyes of Darkness." The fictional novel tells the story of a Chinese military lab that creates a new virus to potentially use as a biological weapon during wartime. The lab is ironically located in Wuhan, China and the made-up virus is called Wuhan-400. SEE MORE...

The “helical engine” by David Burns

Designed by David Burns at NASA’s Marshall Space Flight Center in Alabama, the “helical engine” exploits mass-altering effects known to occur at near-light speed. Burns has posted a paper describing the concept to NASA’s technical reports server. SEE MORE...

The cross-continental flying train AeroSlider

Dubbed the AeroSlider, it’s an elevated train line that passes through a series of unobtrusive magnetic loops instead of running on a track. Much like the principles behind a rail gun, the loops speed up the train sequentially, propelling it up to speeds of 500 mph—or the average speed of a plane. SEE MORE...

The Caplan Thruster

Matthew Caplan from Illinois State University designed the machine at the behest of Munich-based YouTube channel Kurzgesagt. Caplan wrote a paper describing the machine which has been published in the journal Acta Astronautica. SEE MORE...

Dyson sphere

A Dyson sphere is a hypothetical megastructure that completely encompasses a star and captures a large percentage of its power output. The concept is a thought experiment that attempts to explain how a spacefaring civilization would meet its energy requirements once those requirements exceed what can be generated from the home planet's resources alone. SEE MORE...

The Russian State Will Die with Putin

Brandon J. Weichert proposes that the Pentagon and America's allies begin planning for the point when Putin is no longer in power. How would Western officials secure potential loose Russian WMD? After Putin, it is unlikely that Moscow will be able to maintain central control over its military. SEE MORE...

Made in China 2025

According to the British Financial Times, Chinese enterprises are beginning to take the lead in lithium batteries, a sector that has been dominated by Korean and Japanese manufacturers. SEE MORE...
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