Newsletter- Futurism


 

The Future Is Naming Your Punk Band “United Nations’ Spiral of Self-Destruction.”

26 APRIL 2022

TOP STORY

UN Warns That Humankind Is Stuck in “Spiral of Self-Destruction”

The United Nations has issued yet another terrifying report about our near future — and readers, we’re not in for a good time. Published every other year, the UN Global Assessment Report on Disaster Risk Reduction is tasked with outlining ways humanity can mitigate catastrophic risk. Unsurprisingly, this year’s report is telling us that we’re living in a hell of our own creation. Fun!

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HEADLINES FROM TODAY

ONEHackers Reportedly Get Away With $13.7 Million Worth of Bored Ape NFTs

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TWONASA Deciding Whether Russian Cosmonaut Is Allowed on SpaceX Launch

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THREEDoctors Alarmed by Man with Worms Visibly Slithering under His Skin

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OF INTEREST

CRISPR Creator Says We Could Engineer Species to Fight Climate Change

One of the inventors of CRISPR gene editing, a groundbreaking new method to engineer genetic code, believes we could use the same techniques to tackle some of the biggest issues facing humanity right now, including climate change.

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NEWS IN QUOTES

“ The news today is so crazy I literally forgot I have COVID. 

— A new employee of Elon Musk.

FROM THE DEPT. OF STUFF TO SPEND MONEY ON

Best VR Games of 2022

You might think you’re doing just fine with your console gaming system, and have absolutely no need to make the jump to VR quite yet. And for the most part, you’re right. Except — in the case of these particular VR-exclusive games — where you are so, so wrong. Prepare to have your mind blown.

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