A Cheaper Non-Hovering Hoverboard Prop That Doesn't Feel Like a Rip-Off

Back in 2012 Mattel decided to toss Back to the Future II fans a futuristic bone in the form of a hoverboard replica that looked exactly like the one Marty McFly rode in the time-traveling sequel. The one feature it lacked, of course, was the ability to actually hover. That made its $130 price tag a little steep, but … » 3/28/15 1:40pm Saturday 1:40pm

Museum Giving Away Back to the Future Car (If Cubs Win World Series)

We're still waiting on many of the futuristic technologies from Back to the Future: Part II. We don't have Marty's hoverboard, Doc's electronic technology that puts you to sleep, or the government's total weather control. But you might have a chance to win Doc Brown's DeLorean — provided the Cubs win the World Series. » 3/18/15 1:02pm 3/18/15 1:02pm

Nike Designer: Back to the Future II Shoes Will Be Released This Year

Did you ever dream of having Marty McFly's Nike powerlace shoes from Back to the Future Part II? Well, if all goes according to plan you might get your chance to own a pair. Nike reportedly has plans to release some version of the MAG shoes sometime this year. But they're not saying precisely when. » 1/07/15 2:00pm 1/07/15 2:00pm

Tonight's Episode of The Goldbergs is All About Hoverboard Promises

Were you one of those kids who saw Robert Zemeckis insist that hoverboards were real back in 1989? Then tonight's episode of the ABC sitcom The Goldbergs is for you. In the episode Adam wants to come up with a cool explanation for how he broke his arm, so he decides that he'll tell people he was riding a hoverboard.… » 12/03/14 6:18pm 12/03/14 6:18pm

Back to the Future Wasn't Supposed to Have a Sequel

Great Scott! Did you know that Back to the Future was never supposed to have a sequel? Imagine that reality for a second — a world without Marty McFly's hoverboard and shoes and flying DeLorean? The mind reels! » 11/21/14 5:26pm 11/21/14 5:26pm

What Is This Fake Hoverboard Company Actually Promoting?

In 1989 the director of Back to the Future II went on TV and declared that hoverboards were real. "They've been around for years, it's just that parents' groups have not let the toy manufacturers make them," Robert Zemeckis insisted. "But we got our hands on some and we put them in the movie." » 3/04/14 4:03pm 3/04/14 4:03pm

Back to the (Lame) Future

Click to viewWe've still got a few years until when Back to the Future II takes place, but it feels like we've got way too much ground to make by then, doesn't it? Poor Doc and Marty. » 10/19/10 11:20pm 10/19/10 11:20pm

The Original Back to the Future II Nike Air Mags Are Going Up For…

Sure, you could wait for Nike to get moving on those self-lacing sneaker patents. But wouldn't you rather own the Nike Air Mags worn by Marty McFly himself? Pretty soon you'll have your chance. » 10/08/10 4:00pm 10/08/10 4:00pm

Nike's Got Back to the Future II Sneaker Patents

They're the ultimate pipe dream of shoedom: Back to the Future II's Nike Air Mags. I mean, they're self-lacing, for goodness sake. And Nike's patented the technology to make them real, charging station included. » 8/25/10 6:40pm 8/25/10 6:40pm