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The day it finally happens : alien contact, dinosaur parks, immortal humans--and other possible phenomena

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First Scribner hardcover edition.

"Scenarios about days that could come to pass in the future."

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Walworth-Seely Public Library 303.49 Pearl (Text)
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  • ISBN: 9781501194139
  • ISBN: 1501194135
  • Physical Description: xvi, 281 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm.
  • Edition: First Scribner hardcover edition.
  • Publisher: New York : Scribner, 2019.

Content descriptions

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Includes bibliographical references (pages 251-281).
Formatted Contents Note:
The day the UK finally abolishes its monarchy -- The day a tech billionaire takes over the world -- The day doping is allowed at the Olympics -- The day humans become immortal -- The day anyone can imitate anyone else perfectly -- The day the last human-driven car rolls off the lot -- The day Saudi Arabia pumps its last barrel of oil -- The day a real Jurassic Park opens -- The day antibiotics don't work anymore -- The day the last fish in the ocean dies -- The day the US completely bans guns -- The day nuclear bombs kill us all -- The day a baby is born on the moon -- The day the entire Internet goes down -- The day the last slaughterhouse closes -- The day humans get a confirmed signal from intelligent extraterrestrials -- The day the next super volcano erupts -- The day the last slave goes free -- The day the last cemetery runs out of space.
Summary, etc.:
"Scenarios about days that could come to pass in the future." --Provided by publisher.
Subject: Forecasting.
Social change > Forecasting.
Technology > Social aspects > Forecasting.
Twenty-first century > Forecasts.


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