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Oz-based taqueria chain Guzman y Gomez sells Mexican food on the other side of the world. Project Wing, a subsidiary of Alphabet (Google’s parent company), is working on local delivery drone copters. It was a match made in heaven. Read more at Guzman y Gomez’ website.

Electronic news delivery: Can it be done? (1934 toon)

by ROD ESTERLING January 6, 2017 Cartoons
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Dang those dirigibles! Television Newspaper: Rather than: ‘Can it be done?’ we might ask: ‘When will it be done?’ Can it be Done? syndicated comic, Scoops magazine UK (1934/1935). Toon via Atomic Flash.

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Welcome to 2040 and life on ‘The Other Side’ (video)

by Obeah Juan Xenobi August 2, 2016 Cultura
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Exterior, day: Destitute desert town in the year 2040. Audio: Spanish newsradio tells the story — unemployment is 86%, gangs are everywhere and food and water are getting scarce. There’s only one thing a father can do — smuggle his family across the border to the prosperous country on The Other Side.

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La Cucaracha: Imagining a future with President Trump (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz April 7, 2016 Cartoons
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Hey Vato! What will it be like for ‘Homies in the Future’? (NSFW video)

by Comic Saenz April 6, 2016 Cartoons
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Special guest star SIRI gets name-checked as Chuy and Smiley consider what the future will bring in this latest episode of Hey Vato! [NSFW F-bomb.] And don’t forget to check out Smiley and Chuy’s website where you can buy Hey Vato! t-shirts.

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Welcome to your future, Citizen Worker Alice. Click here (videos)

by ARTURITO February 19, 2016 Cartoons
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“Machines could take 50% of jobs in the next 30 years,” according to Rice University comp sci professor Moshe Vardi. What will that mean for Alice, holder of the last job on Earth? Do not fear this dystopian future, pochos. The Last Job on Earth is a good thing, at least according to The Guardian. […]

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Old School/New School/Antiguo Paradigma/Nuevo Paradigma (toon)

by ESTEBAN YOBS January 29, 2016 Cartoons

Out with the old paradigms, in with the new. Argentina’s EmprendedoresNews.com (EntrepreneursNews) explains: Un nuevo paradigma es el comienzo de un nuevo camino, una nueva forma de hacer las cosas. Generalmente un nuevo paradigma no va a hacer inmediatamente más eficientes todos los procesos al 100%, pero si mejor el modelo que está remplazando. It […]

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Las Cafeteras: This Land Was Made for You and Me (video)

by Soy Capitan July 7, 2015 Cultura
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East Los homies Las Cafeteras re-imagined Woody Guthrie’s This Land is Your Land in collaboration with The California Endowment. They all hope for “a brighter future, one which includes #HealthAndJustice4All.” Mira los new lyrics:

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La Cucaracha: Congrats, new graduates! Welcome to your future (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz June 1, 2015 Cartoons
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La Cucaracha: Is the Internet killing print media? (toon)

by Lalo Alcaraz May 18, 2015 Cartoons
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Watch: Mexican fashionistas demo what the cool kids will wear in 2035

by Chale Knickerbocker January 14, 2015 Cultura
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The students at Mexico City’s Instituto de Estudios Superiores de Moda de Casa de Francia designed and produced 20 “intelligent” pieces of clothing for your fashion-forward future. Twenty years from now, we’ll all be wearing black and white poofy mexi-burkas with built-in virtual reality. SPOILER: All the extra-cool kids will have gray hair, 3D printers […]

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‘Is it the sound of coming riots?’ Outernational ‘Future Rock’ (video)

by MOON GUAC August 22, 2014 Cultura
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You say you don’t want to hear the same old sounds? Then you’ll like this new track from Outernational — Future Rock — produced by RATM’s Tom Morello. And we’ve got lyrics:

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Video: Before there was ‘Gravity,’ there was ‘Gravedad’ [1966]

by JOSE JIMENEZ December 4, 2013 Cultura
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Coincidence? Copyright violation? The blockbuster film Gravity – with Sandra Bullock and George Clooney – may not be as original as we’ve been led to believe. Check out the 1966 trailer for the Mexican movie Gravedad.

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Arcade Fire’s new video ‘Afterlife’ is awesome and full of Raza

by Lalo Alcaraz November 21, 2013 Cultura
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It’s new, and awesome, and Raza-filled. Check it out.

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Marina’s Way: A Cyber-Novela [Chapter One]

by GABRIEL REYES August 9, 2013 Cultura
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Marina is exhausted but exhilarated. Her entrails are convulsing violently as she pumps hundreds of rounds into the hordes of CSA Minutemen coming at her from all sides. After two sleepless nights of hard battle, she can barely hold onto the trigger, which is a throttle gyrating wildly in her hands. She is emptying magazines […]

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Is it too late for Mother Earth? Is there ‘Espero?’ (Esperanto video)

by TRI HOGAR August 7, 2013 Cartoons
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You may not even need the English subtitles to understand this short Esperanto-language animation from England, but here’s a cheat sheet: Mother Earth AKA Gaia seems to be doing fine until Humanity comes along. Is her decline inevitable, or is there Espero?

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Clark Gesner: ‘Found on the Elevator’ (audio science fiction)

by SIX OF NINE April 12, 2013 Audio
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An 8½” 20RPM disc containing this 11-minute recording was found on the elevator at 205 W. 57th St. in New York City on Feb. 11, 1969 by the composer Clark Gesner.

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Powerball lottery winner Pedro Quezada plans to help the needy

by Lalo Alcaraz March 28, 2013 El Now
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(PNS reporting from NEW YERSEY) Pedro Quezada, the Garden State bodega owner who won Saturday’s $338 million Powerball jackpot, says his old life of selling Flamin’Hot Cheetos and malt liquor is all behind him now and he now plans a future helping those in need. The Dominican immigrant, who purchased the lottery ticket at Eagle […]

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Elise Roedenbeck’s ‘MiJA Weekly’ on the road 03.25.13 (video)

by Elise Valderrama March 25, 2013 El Now
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This week on MiJA I’m on the road to nowhere (Ohio) and frolicking among the Children of the Corn. Feliz Pascua everybody! I need a drink. Previously on MiJA Weekly …

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