23 Amazing Soviet Visions For The Future of Transportation

Tekhnika Molodezhi, or "Technology for the Youth," is a Soviet and Russian monthly science magazine that's been published since 1933. Like its U.S. and French counterparts, Popular Mechanics or the Le Petite Journal, the magazine is famous for its spectacular covers—often depicting fantastic scenes from the possible… » 4/24/14 9:47am 4/24/14 9:47am

Sometimes Yesterday's Today is Eerily Accurate

It's always fun to look back at publications which predict what the future will be like - especially if that future is already the past. Most of the enjoyment comes from seeing just how far we haven't progressed. In the case of this 1979 book, The Usborne Book of the Future - A trip in time to the year 2000 and beyond » 2/04/08 11:45am 2/04/08 11:45am

Auto Futura Recreates Modern GT40 in Gulf Oil Livery

This is retrofuturism done right. Besides the paint job, here's the important stuff: 500 hp at the crank, 2,305 pounds (about 1,000 kilos for you of the metric persuasion), designed to accept a bolt in roll cage and because of the "Gurney hump" helmeted driver's up to 6'4" can hoon about to their heart's content. No,… » 1/07/08 12:15pm 1/07/08 12:15pm