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Welcome to the Paleofuture blog, where we explore past visions of the future. From flying cars and jetpacks to utopias and dystopias.

Passenger Air Travel (1945)

Passenger Air Travel (1945)

The cover of the March, 1945 issue of Popular Science shows a streamlined bubble-top bus onto which passengers deplane. If we notice the less fantastic predictions of this illustration, (specifically, widespread passenger air travel), we find that this vision was largely realized.

Streamlined Humans (1934)

Streamlined Humans (1934)

10,000 Years From Now (1922)

10,000 Years From Now (1922)