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Are politically independent floating cities the future?

Want to change the world? Well how about going to live on a city that sails about in the tropical waters of French Polynesia? Companies, academics, architects and even a government are working together to produce this floating prototype by 2020. The Seasteading Institute says its sea faring cities will exist independently outside the structure of existing states.

Joe Quirk - president of the Seasteading Institute - explains more...

(Photo: Artist concept of sustainable domes and power-grids. Credit: The Seasteading Institute and Gabriel Scheare, Luke & Lourdes Crowley, and Patrick White (Roark 3D)

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