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Life Phial
Similar to a food pill, food in concentrated form.
(From Improvements So Extraordinary The World Will Shudder [1893] by Mary Elizabeth Lease)
Food Pellets
Sustenance in a concentrated form.
(From The Republic of the Future [1887] by Anna Dodd)
Sleep Pod
A special place for snoozing.
(From Mantis [1967] by Chris Boyce)
Sheep's Lozenge
The nutritious portion of an entire sheep, in one pill.
(From The Fatal Curiosity, or, A Hundred Years Hence [1877] by James Payn)
Electrical Brain
A mechanism that grants memory an intelligence to machines.
(From Paradise and Iron [1930] by Miles J. Breuer)
Vision-Based Autonomous Cars
A vehicle that uses a visual sensor to gather information sufficient to safely drive.
(From Paradise and Iron [1930] by Miles J. Breuer)
House Cleaning Device
A robotic means of thorough home cleaning.
(From Paradise and Iron [1930] by Miles J. Breuer)
Autonomous Ship
A sea-going vessel that can leave port, traverse vast distances, and then dock, entirely without human assistance.
(From Paradise and Iron [1930] by Miles J. Breuer)
Leading Machine
An exploratory device; it takes the form of an autonomous motorcycle.
(From Paradise and Iron [1930] by Miles J. Breuer)
Supervision Robot (Squid)
A wheeled device with tentacular grasping limbs.
(From Paradise and Iron [1930] by Miles J. Breuer)
Aircycle
Motorcycle for the air with gravimetric coils instead of wheels.
(From Buck Rogers, 2430 AD [1929] by Philip Nowlan (w/D. Calkins))
Spinner Ship
Pinwheel rockets created centrifugal forces like gravity.
(From Buck Rogers, 2430 AD [1929] by Philip Nowlan (w/D. Calkins))
Circuit Inhibiting Destructiveness
Ensuring that robots take on the responsibility of pleasing their masters, and obeying their orders.
(From To Please The Master [1958] by Margaret St. Clair)
Gyrocosmically Stabilized Interplanetary Rocket
A mouthful, perfect for trips to the larger asteroids.
(From Buck Rogers, 2430 AD [1929] by Philip Nowlan (w/D. Calkins))
Star-Globe (Ship)
A spherical spacecraft.
(From Brother Worlds [1951] by Raymond Z. Gallun)
Retard-Jets
Rockets to slow down.
(From Brother Worlds [1951] by Raymond Z. Gallun)
Anti-Gravity Drive
Electric force curves space.
(From The Last Evolution [1932] by John W. Campbell)
Van Goom's Gambit
A chessboard pattern that unhinges the mind of any player who sees it.
(From Von Goom's Gambit [1966] by Victor Contoski)
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