Sony Showcases Revolutionary Sensor

Tokyo, Japan – December 15, 2032: Today, Sony announced a camera sensor that they claim will revolutionize the entire camera industry.  This breakthrough came about largely through the efforts of a research team headed by Hiroyuki Tachikawa.  To know how much of an advance this sensor is, we must first take a look at current sensors. Nearly all sensors used in current digital camera models are CMOS sensors with Bayer filter arrays.  In short, there are green, red, and blue filters on sensors which capture only certain colors at certain…

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Southern Poverty Law Center Adds Raif Badawi to Anti-Muslim Extremist List

Montgomery, Alabama – September 15, 2023 The Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) has added Raif Badawi to their Anti-Muslim Extremist List.  Raif Badawi is a former Saudi blogger who repeatedly engaged in “insulting Islam through electronic channels”, according to the Saudi government, for which he was imprisoned for a decade and suffered brutal lashings.  Some of Raif Badawi’s horrifically insensitive comments include, “Look at what had happened after the European peoples succeeded in removing the clergy from public life and restricting them to their churches. They built up human beings and…

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Feminist Swedish MP Undergoes Female Circumcision To Foster Understanding

Stockholm, Sweden – August 3, 2023 Swedish member of parliament Ronja Andersson, a self-declared “radical intersectional feminist” recently had a surgical operation performed to circumcise her clitoris.  She had this done “to foster understanding”.  Ronja Andersson is the first European MP to go ahead with the procedure, although others in Sweden and around Europe have also expressed interest. I sincerely hope that this symbolic gesture will help our new Swede friends know that the old Swedes respect your customs. – Ronja Andersson, Swedish MP Swedes have been a tolerant people for a long…

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Monstrous Fire Engulfs The Adirondack Mountains

Saratoga Springs, New York – August 20, 2095: Over night and into Saturday morning, firefighters battled three major fires that have merged to form the largest forest fire in New York history.  Already, over 568,000 acres (nearly 2,300 square kilometers) have burned, and the towns of Tupper Lake, Saranac Lake, Lake Placid, Wilmington, and several others have been fully evacuated, and a state of emergency has been declared in New York.  Satellite and drone images appear to show that all of these towns and villages except for Wilmington have been…

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We Need More Jewish Settlers In Palestine

Jericho, Palestinian Territories – January 13, 2025.  Opinion piece by Nasim Hadawi: I am an Arab from the Palestinian Territories, and I think that we need more Jewish settlers in Palestine.  There have been many in Palestine and around the world who have been against Jewish settlements in East Jerusalem and the West Bank.  However, I am of the opinion that far too few Jews and non-Arabs are settling in these areas.  In fact, I fully support Jewish immigration into the Gaza Strip as well.  It was unfair of the…

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The F-4 Phantom II Celebrates 75 Years In The Sky

Tanagra, Greece – May 27, 2033: This Friday, Aircraft enthusiasts around the world gathered to celebrate the 75th anniversary of the F-4 Phantom II military jet.  The first flight of the supersonic jet was on this date in 1958, with production taking place in the United States from then until 1981, with over 5,000 of the aircraft eventually being constructed.  Interestingly, F-4 Phantom II jets – with their classic design – have been in service for the majority of the history of flight, with the earliest variant being produced less than 55 years after the…

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Tulsi Gabbard To Become The 47th US President

Washington, DC – November 7, 2028: Exit polling data and preliminary vote counts from today’s election point to Tulsi Gabbard becoming the 47th president of the United States.  President-Elect Gabbard was seen as the clear favorite to win after the “American Crisis” and the subsequent dissolution of the Antifa Party due to severe human rights abuses.  Tulsi Gabbard’s victory marks several firsts.  She will become the first president who is female, vegetarian, Hindu, and of Samoan descent. Ms. Gabbard calls herself an independent, but was backed by the budding “Unity Party”, which helped her…

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Global Population Tops 15 Billion

Shanghai, China – July 11, 2117: Today, the Chinese Demography Association (中国人口集团 / Zhongguo Renkou Jituan) announced that the global human population has topped 15 billion, and is continuing to increase.  This means that the population has doubled in the past 100 years.  This is a massive increase, but compared to earlier eras, the doubling time has decreased substantially.  At its peak rate of increase in the late 20th century, doubling times were shorter, with the population doubling from 3 billion (1959) to 6 billion (1999) in a mere 40 years.  Still,…

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Puerto Rico Becomes 51st State; 5 More States Expected To Follow Shortly

San Juan, Puerto Rico – April 16, 2031 The United States just gained its newest state, and may soon have up to 56 states.  Dual ceremonies took place today in Washington, DC and San Juan, PR to mark this momentous day.  Puerto Rico is the first new state added in 72 years.  In 1959, Alaska and Hawaii became the 49th and 50th US states, respectively. The push for statehood goes back years, but the Puerto Rican Status Referendum of 2012, along with the later Referendum of 2017 started the process…

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Belgium Rescinds Same-Sex Marriage Rights

Brussels, Belgium – April 9, 2051: Today, the government of Belgium is set to rescind the rights of gay and lesbian people to marry.  This follows a raft of other major changes in law, such as the approval of polygamous marriages of up to four wives per man.  Opinions are sharply divided in the country, and several provinces of Flanders have threatened to secede. The current change in law is a major turnaround, as Belgium was the second country in the world to legalize same-sex marriage.  This happened soon after the…

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