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At Matador, we like to investigate what the future might bring for us, as travelers, artists, activists, and as a species.

What technologies will materialize during the next decade or two that could revolutionize the ways we travel and interact with the world? What advancements in thought might take place that will influence the way we see ourselves and our role on Earth?

Rethinking urban spaces can pave the way to real change.
Our travels of today will surely seem primitive to our descendants 150 years from now.
I want to propose some better high-speed transportation technologies.
What if there was some kind of function that geo-tracked your path?
The advent of commercial space travel brings with it a host of pragmatic questions.
The Maya said we're due for a shake-up soon. Turns out, they were right.
Pretty soon, we won't be able to call it "driving" anymore.
The way you travel today will not be the way you travel tomorrow.
Scientists develop a 3D printer that makes food. Really.
The bumper sticker reads, "My car is an airplane" with the word 'other' scratched out in...
A short video about the future of humanity artfully reminds us of the power of...
Ever get the feeling that something isn't quite right with the world? Author and...
Stephen Hawking thinks we might just be on the edge of traveling to any part of history...
After a few decades of relative calm, the US aims to rekindle the space program and aim...
It's a scary proposition when even the experts think there is nothing we can do to save...
Five superpowers that science has already made possible.
It turns out that chaos theory answers a question that mankind has asked for millennia -...
Some scientists believe our brains might link to the world in a similar way as the...
The director of District 9 shares his take on aliens and the future of intelligent life.
Is time travel possible? Theoretical physicist and author, Michio Kaku explores the...
A new study found that people with tumors in the back part of their brain are more likely...
The new household product expected to change our day-to-day lives.
Marc Latham finds philosophical inspiration in a colony of ants in Africa, culminating in...
As a part of a fast-driven worldwide culture, we expect change in the blink of an eye -...
As the conference ends without much to show for it, Christine Garvin wonders what this...