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? Midtown Manhattan could have been enclosed within a ...

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. Despite the huge pantheon of films and novels about futuristic exploits, there's always ...

Past as Prologue? How Today Looked 100 Years Ago

Architects working with robots, firefighters equipped with artificial wings, electric learning machines and airships for everyone: this is the year 2000 - as imagined in 1910 - and it's a vision ...

Just Mist It: Foghorns Worth Sounding Off About

Though lighthouses have captured much of the glory when it comes to seacoasts, shorelines and shipwrecks, their usefulness quickly fades when thick mists and pea-soup fogs roll in. At times like ...