Superman Invents 3-D Printing!
From 1964! Click the right-hand image to enlarge.
Posted By: Paul -
Wed Jul 03, 2013
More weirdness from the WU archive:
Foul-mouth Archie comic, 1947
Gianangelli's metal bathing suits, aka "lunar fashion" — 1968
Kerstin Schulz's Pencil Chair, 2005
S/F has been dreaming up stuff for over a century! Jules Verne wrote
Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea
in 1,870. A Czech writer coined the word 'robot' around 1920.
What gets me is inventors rarely mention them and literary critics dismiss the whole field.
Posted by Expat47 in Athens, Greece on 07/03/13 at 01:25 PM
So many things we have now are just like what they were in old science fiction shows. I just read they are working on a magnetic "deflector system" that would shield astronauts from radiation on the trip to Mars.
Posted by BrokeDad in Midwest US on 07/03/13 at 04:01 PM
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