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We were promised hoverboards. We ended up with shake weights.

Along with robots and ray guns, the 21st century was definitely supposed to include hoverboards and flying cars. We have pretty decent robots, and all kinds of lasers. We’re still waiting on the hoverboards (if Back to the Future II called it accurately, they’re coming to revolutionize our lives next year). And as for the flying cars, there is a very small, well-funded race among a few entrepreneurs to make this sci-fi trope a reality. 

Studio 360 explores how we’re living in a science-fiction story and figures out when we’re going to get all the toys we were promised: 

http://wny.cc/1cbd10X

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