Stories in Futurism that you’ll love, handpicked by our team.
Indecisive Since the Womb
Are we defined by when we are born? Is a preemie who was supposed to be born two to three months later and spends the first few months of his/her/their life in an incubator going to have the same zodiac sign as a fully developed healthy baby who was born at the same time? Or would the preemie have a personality that reflects when he/she/they would have been born healthy?
Born in December
I was born in December. Two weeks late. Originally due to be a Scorpio but fate had destined me for a Sagittarius. I come from a long line of Sagittarius. My Father and I share the same birthday of December 3rd, his father before him on December 2nd, and my Mother is December 13th. Not only is my mother a Sagittarius but her rising sign is also a Sagittarius. Turn up the heat! That’s a whole lotta fire signs in one house baby.
Is the Fault in YOUR Stars?
It’s easy to make fun of astrology enthusiasts, but when it comes right down to it, a lot of the population readily engages with the predictions and descriptions they entail. Admit it, even if you are someone who preaches about how dumb zodiac signs are every day, you secretly know what yours is and have looked into your readings at least once in your life.
The Power of Fantasy After Failure
“Without this playing with fantasy, no creative work has ever come to birth.” Carl Jung I was 10 years old when I opened Robert Jordan’s Eye of the World.
“She will be missed.” “Thank you,” I whispered. My Great Aunt Stacy still clutched my hand. Shaking it as if she could ring the tears from my eyes. I hoped she hadn’t noticed how clammy my hand was. I wished I swiped it on my dress first, but she snatched it up, before I could prepare to be touched.
Top 3 Ways To Become Immortal & Other Cool Stuff You Can Do With A Dead Body
When my son was 9-years-old, I found him standing in front of our fireplace staring up at our beloved dog’s urn and pondering over the profound questions of life and death, or so I thought. As my middle child, he was analytical and advanced in his mental age with a dark, sharp blade of a mind.
Wet Wood Burns Black
Zebi says that in the old times, people used to light fires just for their own sake. He told me they burned wood when it wasn’t cold and ran fuel even when they didn’t need to cook anything.
The Cosmic Donut
“Hey,” Laura Thacker said, setting down her ice-water filled glass, looking to the proprietor behind the bar with a scowl. She pointed at the offending drink once she had his attention. “This straw has a bur on it.”
This Is the Way To Be Successful
In this short case study, I share an easy way to practice active mindfulness and gain powerful life lessons while watching an entertainment show like The Mandalorian.
10 Things You Didn't Know About Obi-Wan Kenobi
Hello there! Jedi Master Obi-Wan Kenobi is one of the wisest and most powerful of all the Jedi during the time before the fall of the Republic. A general in the Clone Wars and Jedi Master to the Chosen One, Anakin Skywalker, Kenobi's list of accomplishments are virtually unparalleled in the Star Wars universe. A survivor of Order 66, Kenobi would pass on what he had learned to the next generation of Jedi, Luke Skywalker. Though Kenobi is one of the more complete characters in the Skywalker saga, there are still some facts about his identity that remain more obscure.
The year was 2302 and 88% of the Earth’s landmass was underwater. The ice caps had finally melted, and sea level and temperature were in a race to see who could rise the fastest. The remaining colonies lived on floating barges. The rich lived in walled cities made of steel and screens. The very rich fled for the stars many years ago.
A Snag Named Hindsight
Most people can't perceive the accurate results of a future circumstance before it happens because there might be plenty of variables in your formulation for the prediction, which might change with time. You only know the constants which plug into your brain to perceive a future event, but you don't know anything about variables. No one can sense a situation beforehand because all its consequences are only revealed after its occurrence, right? Let's try to answer that.