Not Everybody Was Excited About America's Flying Machine Future

In 1953, columnist Henry McLemore made it clear that he hoped to be dead and gone before "the future" arrives. What was McLemore so concerned about? All those damn flying machines — 20 million, in theory — that would be buzzing around by the year 2000. » 10/31/13 3:46pm 10/31/13 3:46pm

The Father of Radio's Stunningly Accurate 1960 Vision of the Year 2000

Flat-screen TVs, online shopping and men on the moon? These were all sci-fi fantasies in 1960. Somehow, though, inventor Lee DeForest predicted that by the year 2000 they would all become a reality. Turns out you don't necessarily need a crystal ball to see into the future. » 5/31/13 2:37pm 5/31/13 2:37pm