Sometimes it so happens that, without knowing it, the writer becomes an Oracle, accidentally predicting the emergence of a particular phenomenon or giving a name is not an existing phenomenon. In this issue we will talk about the top ten book ideas, which were implemented in reality.
In "Generation P" by Victor Pelevin first Russian kvass was opposed by Coca-Cola. After breeding the two drinks at various "corners of the ring" was born a brand "Nikola" and the slogan "Kvass not Kola, drink "Nikola"". Subsequently, this brand of brew really went on sale.
Chuck Palahniuk in his famous "Fight club" the same organization has become a place where people, through a fair fight splashed their emotions. All ingenious is simple! The idea proved so popular that after the release of the film adaptation in many cities of the world appeared in the clandestine (and sometimes not) analogues of the club. A lot of them exist to this day.
The Arthur Conan Doyle stories about Sherlock Holmes have described many methods of criminology, which was not known to the police. Among them the collection of cigarette butts and cigarette ashes, identification of typewriters, looking at a magnifying glass traces on the scene. Subsequently, the police started to widely use these and other methods of Holmes.
In Gogol's "Dead souls" was given a brilliant criminal scheme. The main character bought something that is not in fact, but that is on paper. From here originates the modern practice of the "left" orders of the Contracting firms when the money is spent for work, which is performed only on the documents.
The philosopher Friedrich Nietzsche in his work "thus spoke Zarathustra" outlined the idea of a "Superman". People of this theory was not the ultimate achievement of nature, but only a guide to the superior race — a race of supermen. This idea is then actively developing, Adolf Hitler, who claimed that such a race is Aryan.
Jules Verne book "20,000 leagues under the sea" described a new type of ships — submarines. In those days (1869) idea of "deep craft" was just born, and "Nautilus" became the epitome of technological progress. His name has become most popular among submarines. He is Correct became known as the father of submarines. In honor of the Nautilus, by the way, is still called electronic instruments, computers, spacecraft, as well as restaurants, hotels, rock groups and sports clubs.
In utopia Artem Senatorov and by Oleg Logvinov "Uskatskaja Russia" conventional machines for depositing at mobile featured original service. After making notes on the screen there was a proposal to play the game "even-odd". Winning, that amount can be doubled. The loss led to the loss of resources. So children spend all pocket money, older people — the pension. In reality this idea was really discussed, but after legal restrictions in the country of gambling quickly damped.
In the novel by the Strugatsky brothers "Noon, XXII century" refers to "a system Kasparov-Karpov" — method used for removing "copy" of the brain and build its mathematical model. The work was published in 1962, Anatoly Karpov was only 11 years old, and Garry Kasparov was not yet born.
The phrase "atomic bomb" was first used by the writer Hg wells. It appeared in the pages of his works "Liberated world". Interestingly, the book was published in 1913, before the outbreak of the First world war. As you know, the bomb was used only at the end of world war II, in 1945.
Ray Bradbury at the time, invented the most popular format headphones today — the so-called "droplets". In the acclaimed book "451 degrees Fahrenheit", he wrote: "the ears are tightly inserted miniature "Shells", tiny, thimble, radios-plugs, and an electronic ocean of sound — music and voices, music and voice — waves washes the shores of her waking brain." The novel is written in 1950, you know, what at the time were headphones!