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William Crookes, Some Possibilities of Electricity

William Crookes 1892, Some Possibilities of Electricity, Fortnightly Review

An article by chemist and natural philosopher William Crookes describing his speculations about future uses of electricity

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Electricity as a Factor in Happiness

Electricity as a Factor in Happiness, 1881

Sceptical attack on electrical speculations about the future.

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Arthur Kennelly, Electricity in the Household

Arthur Kennelly, Electricity in the Household, 1890

A description of how electricity would be used in the domestic settings of the future

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Roger Riordan, A Dream of the Future World's Fair

Roger Riordan, A Dream of the Future World's Fair, 1901

Speculation about what would be on show in the World's Fairs of the future, in the context of the 1901 Pan American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.

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George Sylvester Viereck, A Machine to End War

George Sylvester Viereck, A Machine to End War, 1935

An interview with Nikola Tesla, containing speculation about his inventions and the afterlife.

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John Elfreth Watkins, What May Happen in the Next Hundred Years

John Elfreth Watkins, What May Happen in the Next Hundred Years, 1900

Speculation about technological and social progress in the coming 20th century

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