Science Fiction Vs Science Fact, Side By Side

Ever been watching a movie or show, and seen some technology that just makes you shake your head? Well, don't shake your head too hard, Debbie Downer, because it turns out that science has pretty much surpassed every dream science fiction has given us. And it's not all good, either.

For example ...

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Star Wars envisioned holograms in the '70s. In 2011, Mariah Carey performed a concert in five European cities using a 3D hologram projector.

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Geordi La Forge's VISOR allowed him to see by transmitting electromagnetic signals to his brain through neural implants. cRath The Argus II Retinal, P

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Science Fiction Vs Science Fact, Side By Side

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In The Fifth Element (1997), future cigarettes have a large filter and very little tobacco. BOIN Less than 20 years later, we've already moved on... C


Science Fiction Vs Science Fact, Side By Side

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This is a PADD (Personal Access Display Device) from Star Trek, which is set in the 22nD century. Meanwhile, here in the 21st century we have the iPad


By 2001, we were supposed to have huge civilian space stations and regular commercial spaceflight to Earth orbit and the Moon. Fifteen years past that

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EMPIRE TeE In science fiction, whenever a probe is launched it is basically shot like a missile and crashed into the planet. Real-life science is much

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Science Fiction Vs Science Fact, Side By Side

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Facial recognition technology is already used in advertising. And while some ads are just as invasive as in Minority Report, others are interactive an


Star Wars Episode VI featured super fast speeder bikes that hover over the ground. CRACKED COM Real life hoverbikes are coming in 2017. The currently

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CRAGKED.oOM HOLY BIBLE Researchers from the University of Southampton have developed a nanostructured glass they call Superman memory crystal. A dis

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'-Well, Scotty? - Beats me, but isn't she a beauty? -Interesting design. - 0've never seen anything like her. And:ion propulsion, at that. They could

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Dick Tracy's 2-way wrist radio was something we'd love to have owned when we were kids. Now we can buy a better version with a number of functions oth


CRACKED COM Tony Stark's high-tech Iron Man suit is getting a real life version The U.S. army is developing nlron-Man like military suit set for 201

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CRACKED.COM Professor X wears a device to increase his mind power for better telepathy This fis Emotiv EPOC, a device that uses your brainwaves to con

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The Star Trek MEDICAL TRicorder is a diagnostic device used to obtain a patient's vitals. C ctil The SCANADU Scout, currently under evaluation by the


In 1989's Back to the Future Part 2, when Marty McFly gets to the year 2015 he finds a pair of self-lacing Nike sneakers. 2016 AND THEY'RE IT'S A REAL


Machines becoming so intelligent that they escape our control and turn against us is a staple of science fiction. In March, 2016, Microsoft unveiled T