Posted on June 9, 2012


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Arthur C. Clarke once said that in the future, technology would be indistinguishable from magic.  If someone in the Middle Ages saw what we could do today, that person would believe we’re already there (and might start burning people at the stake for it).  It sort of reminds me of the so-called “science” in superhero comic books.  The powers given to heroes and villains alike always seemed to be less science fiction and more fantasy.  But has science advanced to the point where such “magic” could really happen?  Remember that bed sheet you used as a cape when you were a kid?  Time to break it out.

Now when I talk about superheroes, I’m not talking about those on the World Superhero Registry.  Those are just average people in costumes taking the law into their own hands.  What I’m talking about is the possibility of real-life superheroes with real…

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