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๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐˜€, ๐—ง๐—ต๐—ฒ ๐—™๐—ฎ๐˜๐—ต๐—ฒ๐—ฟ ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ฆ๐—ฐ๐—ถ-๐—ณ๐—ถ


Born 150 years ago, H.G. Wells predicted, and inspired, inventions from the laser to email.



Here are some of the incredible H.G. Wells predictions that have come true.



๐˜—๐˜ฉ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ด, ๐˜Œ๐˜ฎ๐˜ข๐˜ช๐˜ญ, ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜›๐˜ฆ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ช๐˜ด๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ



In Men Like Gods (1923), Wells invites readers to a futuristic utopia that's essentially Earth after thousands of years of progress. In this alternate reality, people communicate exclusively with wireless systems that employ a kind of co-mingling of voicemail and email-like properties.



๐˜Ž๐˜ฆ๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ค ๐˜Œ๐˜ฏ๐˜จ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜ฆ๐˜ฆ๐˜ณ๐˜ช๐˜ฏ๐˜จ



Visitors to The Island of Dr. Moreau (1896) were confronted with a menagerie of bizarre creatures including Leopard-Man and Fox-Bear Witch, created by the titular madman doctor in human-animal hybrid experiments that may presage the age of genetic engineering.



๐˜”๐˜ฐ๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ ๐˜ข๐˜ฏ๐˜ฅ ๐˜ด๐˜ฑ๐˜ข๐˜ค๐˜ฆ ๐˜ฆ๐˜น๐˜ฑ๐˜ญ๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ช๐˜ฐ๐˜ฏ



In 'The First Men in the Moon' (1901), Wells imagined a lunar adventure of two characters.



This is said to have anticipated the 1969 Apollo 11 Moon landing.



๐˜Œ๐˜ญ๐˜ฆ๐˜ท๐˜ข๐˜ต๐˜ฐ๐˜ณ



In Wells' novel, 'When the Sleeper Wakes', he also mentioned Martian tripods, moving walkways and aircrafts.



๐—™๐—ถ๐—ป๐—ฑ ๐—› ๐—š ๐—ช๐—ฒ๐—น๐—น๐˜€ ๐—ฐ๐—น๐—ฎ๐˜€๐˜€๐—ถ๐—ฐ ๐—ฐ๐—ผ๐—น๐—น๐—ฒ๐—ฐ๐˜๐—ถ๐—ผ๐—ป ๐—ผ๐—ณ ๐—ก๐—ผ๐˜ƒ๐—ฒ๐—น๐˜€ @sharjahhow



Content source - Smithsonian Magazine



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