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# future-stories - Monday 18 March, 2019

Buy your coffee in the blink of an eye (literally): Here's the future of paying for things

We’re moving more and more quickly toward a cashless society. Hear more in our new podcast.

# future-stories - Sunday 17 February, 2019

Goodbye woofs and meows, hello doggie translators: Here's the future of being a great pet owner

Could tech help you converse with your pet? Hear more in our new podcast.

# future-stories - Sunday 3 February, 2019

Bye-bye bad chat-up lines, hello online flirting assistants: Here's what the future of dating looks like

Romance is about to become more tech-heavy than ever. Hear more in our new podcast.

# future-stories - Sunday 20 January, 2019

Mirrors that track wrinkles and lipstick that never runs out: Hear about the future of doing your makeup

‘Mirror, mirror, on the wall, is my night cream working at all?’

# future-stories - Sunday 9 December, 2018

Sick of doing the dishes? Ask the dishes to do themselves: Here's what the future of cleaning up looks like

Tech is turning housework into less work. Hear more in our latest podcast.

# future-stories - Sunday 11 November, 2018

Rewind that dream, I missed a bit: Hear about the future of sleep in our latest podcast

Tracy Tough finds out what’s coming next for your eight hours of ZZZZs.

# future-stories - Sunday 30 September, 2018

Swap your takeaway for a test-tube burger: Hear about the future of your dinner in our latest podcast

Plus we try out a meal powder that cuts out the need to prepare (or chew) your own food.

# future-stories - Sunday 19 August, 2018

Skip leg day because your DNA says so: Hear about the future of fitness in our latest podcast

From DNA tests to exercise pills, this is what staying in shape could look like in a few decades time.

# future-stories - Sunday 8 July, 2018

Space hotels and supersonic travel: Hear about the future of your summer holiday in our latest podcast

You could be posting your next holiday snaps from 400 km above Earth.

# future-stories - Monday 4 June, 2018

Is this the future of Friday night TV? Hear about the new wave of virtual reality in our latest podcast

Plus we meet the crew behind Ireland’s first VR animated film.

# future-stories - Thursday 26 April, 2018

What does the house of the future look like? Hear about Lego-style homes and natural fridges in our latest podcast

What’s next for the way we build – and live in – our homes?

# future-stories - Monday 19 March, 2018

Can you trick your tastebuds with music? Find out in's brand new podcast

In episode one of Future Stories, we visit an Irish restaurant where sound and visuals take a front seat.