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A United Boom

United promises to buy 15 of Boom’s Overture airliners once it meets stringent requirements. If all goes as planned, passengers will be able to fly from New York to London in 3.5 hours by 2029.

2022 Kia EV6

Hyundai may have been first but KIA has launched its Electric Global Modular Platform (E-GMP) version, Kia EV 6. Response is glowing, as exemplified by this comment, “Tesla better start making nicer and better cars.”

Halide 2.2

Halide has developed a loyal following for its iPhone app due to the control it offers over photographs. This functionality has been ported to the iPad complete with a redesigned interface optimized for larger displays.

EXTRA Gum Commercial

EXTRA Gum has developed a hilarious and truly fun two-and-a-half minutes-long television commercial, appropriately titled “For When It’s Time.” As the title suggests, it’s perfect for our emergence from the pandemic. 😂😅😍😘

evian (re)new

Fashion designer Virgil Abloh and Evian’s latest innovation, the evian (re)new fountain, is made from 100% recycled plastic. The fountain includes a 5-liter pouch or “bubble” that slowly collapses so it can easily be replaced.

Palari Villas

The Palari Group has introduced the first 3D-printed homes community in Rancho Mirage, Calif. Parts of Palari Villas homes will be printed using technology provided by Oakland-based Mighty Buildings. Occupancy is planned for spring 2022.

Bowling Alley Drone Video

This drone footage is actually better than being at Bryant Lake Bowl in Minneapolis. Posted by YouTuber jaybyrdfilms, this first-person view (FPV) video demonstrates an astonishing level of drone piloting skills, exploring areas rarely seen.

Qwo

Cellulite treatments have typically required interventions with minimally invasive medical devices. Qwo makes it even easier, being the the first FDA-approved injectable that treats cellulite in women. Currently only approved for the buttocks area.

2022 Hyundai IONIQ 5

Is the highly anticipated Hyundai IONIQ 5 battery-electric vehicle (BEV) the most sustainably designed automobile in the world? It features many eco-friendly materials, yet the AWD model generates 320 horsepower and has a 290-mile range.

Burger King

Burger King shared its idea for restaurants of the future, including car parks with solar powered canopies. And as you will see, the designers did not lose their sense of humor during the pandemic. 😂

Quizlet Learning Assistant

The Quizlet Learning Assistant enhances the company’s core study tools by providing learning-science-backed guidance that streamlines remote studies. QLA offers a personalized study path that adapts based on study goals and knowledge level.

KFConsole

KFConsole keeps chicken warm using excess heat generated by you playing Call Of Duty: Black Ops Cold War endlessly. Featuring a fully loaded Intel NUC with 2TB SSDs, this will likely be made of unobtainium.

OPTE

OPTE is an innovative handheld device that combines optics, proprietary algorithms, and printing technology to scan your skin and deposit the right amount of serum to camouflage hyperpigmentation, age spots, and sunspots. 😍

L’Oréal Perso

Developed by Paris-based L’Oréal Technology Incubator, Perso is an innovative, AI-powered at-home system, featuring a 6.5-inch-tall device that delivers optimized and personalized skincare and cosmetic formulas in a four-step process.

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Recent Innovations and Trends

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Air Rage

Air Rage passenger

Incidences of air rage have increased since the 1980s, becoming unprecedented in 1990s. Conditions leading to air rage: intoxication, tight seating, full flights, fewer flight attendants, and a marked decline in human decency and civility.

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Tractable Video Inspection

Tractable’s Video Inspection tool, currently under development, inspects a car in realtime using AI to assess car damage and provide an instant assessment, including figuring out whether a car is beyond repair.

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Retail Apocalypse

Retail Apocalypse: Borders closes

With more than 200 million Prime members worldwide, Amazon.com is siphoning off frequent shoppers from bricks-and-mortar stores. Huge debt and management misteps did not help, leading to the shutdown of more than 45,000 U.S. stores.

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Grayfields

Grayfields: Abandoned malls

The retail sector collapse, with more than 45,000 store closures since 2007, is accelerating due to the pandemic, leading to hulking, deserted malls, called “grayfields.” Another 500 malls are expected to close in years ahead.

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Supersonic Aircraft

Supersonic Aircraft: United’s Boom Overture

The era of supersonic travel is once again on approach. Barring a bumpy ride, passengers will board a United supersonic flight by 2029 and travel from LA to Sydney in six hours and 45 minutes.

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A United Boom

United promises to buy 15 of Boom’s Overture airliners once it meets stringent requirements. If all goes as planned, passengers will be able to fly from New York to London in 3.5 hours by 2029.

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Darwin on Steroids

Darwin On Steroids

There’s little doubt that the human body is changing under our very eyes. Human evolution is accelerating, leading to bulkier athletes, taller people and more precocious young adults. Charles Darwin, you’re so right.

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NFTs

Beeple Everydays NFT

NFTs, non-fungible tokens, have taken the art market by storm. NFTs are “one-of-a-kind” digital assets that can be purchased and sold like any other piece of property but have no tangible form of their own.

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Ghost Franchises

MrBeast Burger Ghost Franchise

MrBeast, a 22-year-old YouTube star with 54 million subscribers, opened 300 restaurants virtually overnight and sold more than a million sandwiches in the first two months by using such new services as Virtual Dining Concepts.

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