Brief news items of note for Lifehacker readers, including: Exciting technologies that should appear by 2030, the strange case of Russian Station UVB-76, win $6000 to spend on home entertainment gear, why No Man's Sky is the most necessary game of 2016.
- Two decades is not a lot in the grand scheme of things, but owing to accelerating change we can expect to see the emergence of some fairly disruptive technological innovations in the coming years. Here are 10 mindblowingly futuristic technologies that should appear by the 2030s. [Via Gizmodo]
- No Man’s Sky is an upcoming space-exploration game that contains some 18 quintillion planets. Here's why you should be excited.
- The things you fear most often depend on where you live. This map shows what different countries view as the greatest threat to the world.
- Our buddies at Kotaku are giving away $6000 to spend on home entertainment gear thanks to Ntflix and its new show Stranger Things. Click here for all the details.
- There is a mysterious shortwave radio station that broadcasts on the high-frequency 4625 kHz band. Apparently originating from within Russia, it’s nicknamed “The Buzzer”, due to its distinctive short buzzing noise, which plays over and over again. Occasionally, the buzzing is interrupted by a voice reading out a short string of numbers and words. What does it all mean? Gizmodo looks at the theories.
- Here's billionaire Mark Cuban's best advice on investing: "Don't".