Reading While Eating For July 7: A Brief Look Into The Future

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Members of the group "Ens de nos" from Spain perform at the Lent festival in Maribor, July 6, 2011. The festival, which will have about 5,000 participants taking part in about 500 events, lasts for 16 days.

Thursday’s links peer into a crystal ball and tell you the future.

Cars Will Fly: This car, aptly dubbed the Transition, can switch gears from road travel to air travel. (TIME)

Robots Will Do Chores: See photos of Japanese robots performing household tasks–and perform themselves. (LIFE)

T-Shirts Will Charge Cell Phones: This tee, made by the French telecom company Orange, turns ambient noise into battery juice for your mobile. (Discovery News)

Grocery-Shopping Will Be Done In Subways: In South Korea, smartphone users can snap a photo of the food products they want to buy from a replica of a grocery store shelf in the subway, and Tesco will deliver the items to their homes.  (Yahoo)

Dogs And Cats Will Like Each Other: Okay, we can’t promise that all dogs and cats will get along famously someday, but this pair is setting a good example for the future.  (The Daily What)

And Finally…”Weird Al” Will Still Parody Songs Magnificently: Watch his new take on Miley Cyrus’s “Party in the USA,” entitled “Party in the CIA.” (Huffington Post)

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