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(Slate)   Technology is giving us the chance to get superpowers. The time is now to embrace them   (slate.com) divider line 18
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2013-03-04 08:26:22 AM
I'll take X-ray vision and super strength please.

/For teh Boobies
//Don't wanna fly. Afraid of high places.
 
2013-03-04 08:41:20 AM
When everyone is super, no one is super.
 
2013-03-04 08:45:32 AM
The article seems to be trying to inspire not-despair. I find myself confused by the concept.
 
2013-03-04 08:56:33 AM
images.wikia.com
 
2013-03-04 09:20:53 AM
And when it all goes wonky I have to go to the Geek Squad Hospital?...

/how often did the 6-Million Man have to go in for oil changes & checkups, anyway?
 
2013-03-04 09:39:38 AM
Granted, the ability to climb an Alp in less than three hours

An Alp? AN ALP? I don't even own AN Alp, let alone many Alps that would necessitate an entire range. What am I gonna do with an Alp?

/climb it in two hours, apparently. Woo my calves are burnin
 
2013-03-04 09:41:16 AM

nanim: And when it all goes wonky I have to go to the Geek Squad Hospital?...

/how often did the 6-Million Man have to go in for oil changes & checkups, anyway?


What about the nanomachines inside your bloodstream going rogue and turning you into gray goo?
 
2013-03-04 09:52:58 AM

eyeq360: nanim: And when it all goes wonky I have to go to the Geek Squad Hospital?...

/how often did the 6-Million Man have to go in for oil changes & checkups, anyway?

What about the nanomachines inside your bloodstream going rogue and turning you into gray goo?



Military gets it first.
Rich people second.
If they live through it withut biatching or dying, I'm signing up!
 
2013-03-04 10:32:39 AM
This article is full of nothing.
 
2013-03-04 11:43:55 AM

Molavian: This article is full of nothing.


this
 
2013-03-04 12:50:31 PM
ts1.mm.bing.net

Approves.
 
2013-03-04 01:23:05 PM
Finally! Humanity has stagnated as a mere cyborg for a couple-hundred years already.
Stylish and practical, sure, but these are just not a "super power":

hooptometrist.files.wordpress.com

/a "super power" should really be much more dramatic
//or dangerous
 
2013-03-04 04:06:36 PM
came for Syndrome, leaving happy
 
2013-03-04 04:38:22 PM

ZMugg: [ts1.mm.bing.net image 300x193]

Approves.


When everybody's super, nobody's super.
 
2013-03-04 05:20:24 PM
www.dynamite.com
 
2013-03-04 08:49:44 PM

pdkl95: Stylish and practical, sure, but these are just not a "super power":


Tell that to Umberto Eco.
 
2013-03-04 11:35:29 PM
FTA: Muscle suits, long elusive, are at least for specific purposes such as lifting a hospital patient out of bed.

Just get a farking crane, so the nurses don't have to retire due to back injuries.

/Seriously, Heath IT is flooded with injured nursing students and former nurses
 
2013-03-05 07:51:05 PM

LordOfThePings: [images.wikia.com image 768x576]


alien text is mod 4-riffic
 
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