Futurism |Adidas Unveils a Shoe That Can Be Dissolved in Your Sink

In Brief Sportswear giant Adidas has introduced a shoe made with 100 percent biodegradable materials. The shoes are another product of the company’s forward thinking initiative to bring us the sportswear of the future. When you think “environmentally friendly,” you don’t immediately think “running shoes.” But that may just change, now that Adidas has revealed a…

Futurism |New Autonomous Drones Are on Their Way, And They Can Carry Humans

In Brief Drones are quickly becoming an indispensable part of our lives—whether it’s reconnaissance, aerial videography, or (so we’re told) package delivery. Soon, drone technology might evolve in a startlingly new direction: people moving. Flyt Aerospace has begun development of a system that uses modular drone rotors to increase the lifting power of small, off-the-shelf…

Futurism |We Are Entering a Renaissance in Hypersonic Flight

In Brief Since the flight of the X-15 in 1967, hypersonic research in the United States has stagnated. The revival of NASA’s dormant X-Planes program, and renewed interest by the US military and other entities—to say nothing of a brewing “aerospace race” by the world’s leading powers—promises that the coming decades will see a renaissance…