Google’s driverless car. I’ve said this before, but… THE FUTURE IS NOW, PEOPLE. Repent! Panic! Mass hysteria! Cats and dogs living together!
“I don’t think the human race will survive the next thousand years, unless we spread into space. There are too many accidents that can befall life on a single planet. But I’m an optimist. We will reach out to the stars.” - Stephen Hawking
Life Magazine illustration circa 1963 :: artist unknown
I reblog heyoscarwilde too much but it’s hard to beat an archive of “nerd images of interest.” It’s all too relevant.
Space travel training - astronaut playing baseball in a space suit
from Das Bildbuch der Weltraumfahrt [Picture Book of Space Travel, 1960] via.
Mars 2112 is a kitschy, kid-friendly outer-space-themed dining institution in the Times Square area. Themed touches include costumed alien hosts, Martian red lighting, otherworldly-named and presented cuisine (“star-field salmon,” “promethean pork chops”) and cocktails, as well as Crystal Crater, a “window to Mars.”
I’ve eaten here twice— once when it first opened, then again three years later. There was a big difference and not for the better. Any place that serves waffle fries as their default french fry is not a delicious restaurant!