New York City's Futuristic Skybridges Are a Thing of the Past

Pretty much every dystopian novel ever published alludes to a future, in which poor people are stuck on the ground while rich people navigate cities on luxurious skybridges. But New York won't see that future any time soon. The city is slowly demolishing all of its once futuristic skybridges in favor of, well, good… » 8/11/14 1:03pm 8/11/14 1:03pm

Metropolis Restored: A Sci-Fi Cinematic Masterpiece Is Whole Once Again

Metropolis is widely considered to be one of the greatest films ever made, telling the tale of class warfare and uprising in a dystopic society that has been spurred by an cyborg fashioned in the likeness of an aristocrat's dead wife. But the version the vast majority of us had seen was not the original cut that… » 7/01/12 9:00pm 7/01/12 9:00pm

iSave Faucet Water Counter for your Green Conscience

The iSave is a rather simple gadget that has just clinched the runner-up prize in Metropolis Magazine's 2007 Next Generation Awards. Attach it to either your sink or a showerhead and it will show you just how much water you are using for your morning's ablutions/scrubbing last night's taco melt off your plates.… » 5/10/07 7:18am 5/10/07 7:18am