Virgin Atlantic Fantasy Flying vs Reality

Virgin Atlantic has a new ad out! And it makes flying look like something between attending the VMAs and a scene from 300. But let's keep it really real here, Virgin—you're cool, but flying is not like this. » 10/12/10 9:34pm 10/12/10 9:34pm

Dude, Where's My Flying Car? The Popular Science Fantasy

Few machines represent The Future like the flying car, and no publication has championed the fantasy more zealously than Popular Science. Here's a look back at its feverish, 77-year-long vision. » 3/09/10 12:20pm 3/09/10 12:20pm

Futuristic Radio-Fuel to Save Planet

Funny how the more things change, the more they stay the same. This page out of the August 1936 edition of Inventions magazine features a form of doom and gloom everybody is familiar with seventy two years later - pending depletion of known oil reserves. Todays saviors are hybrids and hydrogen fuel cells, the solution… » 1/09/08 1:30pm 1/09/08 1:30pm