Kurt Vonnegut, Jr.:
Science Fiction Technology and Ideas
Kurt Vonnegut (b. 1922 d. 2007) was an American author. In a career spanning over 50 years, Vonnegut published fourteen novels, three short story collections, five plays, and five works of non-fiction.
Invention/Technology Source Work (Publication Date)

Mental Radio-Handicap
A device that destroys concentration.

Harrison Bergeron (1961)

Anti-Gerasone - drink and look younger
Cheap immortality comes to your neighborhood convenience store.

Tomorrow and Tomorrow and Tomorrow (1954)

Ethical Suicide Parlor - don't be a drupelet
A comfy environment in which you might commit ethical suicide, and thereby serve society.

Welcome to the Monkey House (1958)

Grass Carpet
An indoor home or office floor covering - living grass.

The Sirens of Titan (1959)

Ice-Nine - the final form of water
A crystalline form of water so stable that in practical terms it would never melt.

Cat's Cradle (1963)

Magnetically Floating Furniture - like sitting on a cloud
Furniture that is suspended at the proper height using magnetic forces.

The Sirens of Titan (1959)


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