Making Designer Babies Was Supposed to Be Just Like Shopping for Seeds

Fears over "designer babies" were common long before we understood the science of genetics well enough to actually produce them. For many, the idea of predetermining a child's eye color or trying to influence their intelligence or athletic prowess through genetics is the very definition of dystopia. It probably doesn't… » 11/21/13 3:09pm 11/21/13 3:09pm

Crime Will No Longer Exist in 2007 (1907)

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You know what's awesome about living in the future? Not having to worry about crime of any kind. » 11/10/09 8:41pm 11/10/09 8:41pm

The March 17, 1907 Washington Post ran a piece from the Chicago Tribune titled "How Our Progeny Will Live One Hundred Years From Now." An excerpt, which imagines a world where crime is extremely rare, appears below. » 11/10/09 8:41pm 11/10/09 8:41pm