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Premiere issue of Paleo-Future Magazine

I’ve contributed a piece to Issue 001 of Paleo-Future Magazine that is due to ship April, 2010. You can pre-order a copy here. – Wade

Issue 001: The One About Food

Early Space Station concepts that “seemed to predict the future”

from Scienceray:

The conquest of outer space was on the mind of men decades ago, with some surprising similarities to today’s space platforms these visionaries seemed to predict the future. A future that they could not an have possibly understood or fathomed. Ultimately, we will need a new fleet of space shuttles to get there.

DIY MEDIA OF THE FUTURE (1981)

from paleofuture:

What we now call user-generated content was predicted in the 1981 book Tomorrow’s Home by Neil Ardley. I dare say that this is the most accurate prediction we’ve looked at in 2009…

“Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow”

How 1940s whiskey ads predicted the cell phone, the 3D movie, videoconferencing, and sports bars…

from Power Line:

In the mid-1940s, Seagram’s advertised its VO whiskey with a series of magazine ads about “Men Who Plan Beyond Tomorrow!” The ads’ images were a delightful blend of macho and futuristic. And, in some cases, they were prophetic.

“Cars of the Future” magazine scans (1960s)

A flickr set from zealtime via intheyear2000: