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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,...

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...

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 ...

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...