Welcome to Fusion’s Instagram series, “In Our Lifetime.” Each week we bring you something amazing, exciting, or maybe even a little scary that we’re all likely to witness this century. It’s a collaboration between digital voices editor Anna Holmes and video journalist Adam Westbrook.

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Will the Singularity be the end of us?

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Would you hire a sex robot?

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Livable land might be wiped away by rising sea levels

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The diet of the future might include bugs

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Robots might take over some jobs, but humans still have an edge

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You could be living on Mars in 10 years

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A world with no wild elephants or rhinos?

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Sorry, your kids will never learn to drive

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Make anything — anything! — with a nanoprinter

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The future, and all its problems, is closer than you think