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We've Seen The Future of Flight, And It's AWESOME

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 06.13.2014 | Travel

Scared of flying? Then you might not like the airplanes of the future. Sure there are some terrifying-sounding features (transparent cabins and har...

5 Reasons the Future Is Better Without Jetpacks or Flying Cars

Nick Hurwitch | Posted 07.19.2012 | Science
Nick Hurwitch

Here are five reasons why you should just buy your "environmentally friendly" vehicle of choice and stop holding your breath for a flying future that will never come.

WATCH: Volkswagen Debuts Flying Hover Car Concept

The Huffington Post | Sara Gates | Posted 05.08.2012 | Technology

The days of the hovercraft are upon us. As Google's self-driving cars prepare to roll out onto the streets of Nevada, Volkswagen one-ups everyone with...

Flying Cars And Beyond: A Look At Entrepreneurial Automakers Over The Years (PHOTOS)

The Huffington Post | Alicia Ciccone and Drew Guarini | Posted 04.09.2012 | Small Business

With roots tracing back to the 1800s, the modern auto industry grew out of the grand ideas of entrepreneurs like Henry Ford. Since the inception of wa...

WATCH: This Flying Car Makes Its Maiden Voyage

Time.com | Posted 06.03.2012 | Weird News

When you imagine a flying car, it usually looks like something out of The Jetsons or Back to the Future. Sadly, today's flying cars look more like lac...

LOOK: Artisphere's Retro-Future Visions of Space

Posted 04.02.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- Where are our flying cars? How about our elevators to the moon, or flight attendants with six arms? Artisphere is hosting a new exhib...

Holiday Shopping: Top 3 Household Tech Appliances for 2010

Ramon Nuez | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology
Ramon Nuez

The Jetsons originally aired in 1962, yet here we are nearly 50 years later and we still don't have the fold-up flying cars. We do, however, have other Jetsons-like home technologies.

Flying Car Slated For Sale Next Year

AP | JOAN LOWY | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

WASHINGTON — If cars had wings, they could fly – and that just might happen, beginning next year. The company Terrafugia, based in Woburn,...

Where The Hell Is My Flying Car? Hoverboards, Robots, And Other Things Movies Promised Us (PICTURES)

Huffington Post | Dan Abramson | Posted 05.25.2011 | Comedy

It's 2010, which means we're getting that much closer to when a bunch of futuristic films took place. And while we've made many technological strides ...

Flying Car: Why Winged Automobiles Are Still Grounded (PHOTOS)

CNN | Maggie Overfelt, CNNMoney.Com Contributing Writer | Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Advances in composite materials and recent modifications of Federal Aviation Administration requirements have lowered some of the barriers of entry in...

Before Balloon Boy: Famous Flying Kids' Crazy Contraptions (PHOTOS, POLL)

Posted 05.25.2011 | Technology

Six year-old Falcon Heene made big headlines with (what we thought was) his flight over Colorado in a silver, UFO-shaped balloon. But hang on a minut...

Paul Krugman-Charlie Stross Interview At WorldCon: Flying Cars, Technology And The Economy

Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

A Nobel prize winner at a science fiction convention? Economist and New York Times columnist Paul Krugman recently sat down with science fiction novel...

Flying Car Show: Inventors Insist Cars Can Fly (PHOTOS)

Huffington Post via USA Today | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business

USA Today reports that inventors, despite the clashing designs of airplanes and automobiles, simply won't let the dream of a flying car die: One leap...