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The future has passed, and will again - what seems like cutting-edge tech today may look prescient or silly tomorrow. For those fascinated with futures past, here are vintage visions of planes, trains, automobiles and more from times gone by.
Retro-Future NYC: What New York Could Have Become
What would New York have looked like, if the futuristic visions of innovative thinkers in the late-19th to mid-20th century had become reality?
Call Me Back: 10 Retrofuturistic iPhone Accessories
The best of both worlds: Retro iPhone accessories give Apple's mass-produced marvel old-fashioned style to complement its right here, right now functionality.
Fantastic Failures: 10 Wacky Failed Inventions From the Past
For one reason or another, these crazy vintage gadgets have disappeared from the collective knowledge of most of the world.
ZAP! 27 Vintage Sci Fi Damsels In Distress
Vintage science fiction has as many damsels in distress as it has lurching robots and rubber-masked aliens.
Blast Off! 36 Fantastic Retro Sci Fi Book Covers
Science fiction book covers are the most wildly decorated on the shelf. Here's a look at retro and pulp science fiction book covers that exemplify sci fi.
Past as Prologue? How Today Looked 100 Years Ago
The year 2000 as imagined in 1910 by French artist Villemard is full of fantastical ideas and contraptions, but also foreshadowed tech like teleconferencing.
Monster Mash: 8 Giant, Earth-Shaking, Prehistoric Beasts
The coolest extinct animals are now the most mundane. A giant rodent the size of a small car is much more exciting than the one scurrying on the subway track.
Just Mist It: Foghorns Worth Sounding Off About
With their low, lonesome growls and timeless tremulous calls, foghorns fill the void when lighthouses lose their luster. And to that we say, “Hear here!"
History's Hooligans: Three Bad Boys Driving Up Museum Visits
History has earned a bad reputation of being boring. These three bad boys of the past are here to show you just how hardcore history really is.
Viva Viagra! The 'Little Blue Pill' Turns Teenager
Happy Birthday, Viagra! Approved by the FDA on this day in 1998, the Little Blue Pill is now officially a teenager. Here's its sexy story in words and pictures.