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Retro Future: The Future That Never Was!
Personal Hovercrafts? Vacations in Space? Eye-scanning billboards? For years, people have been fascinated by what life might look like in the future. Perhaps no era's imagery was as dedicated to visualizing the future as the time period spanning the 1940's-1970's. Many of the popular magazines and newspapers of the day devoted hundreds of pages to describing the great advances in science and technology that were always just around the corner. See the Popular Mechanics and Popular Science archives for yourself here and here. This fascination expanded well beyond print, moving into film (2001: A Space Odyssey), TV (The Jetsons), and even