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  •  When I was a kid (3+ / 0-)
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    Troubadour, Lawrence, raines

    I was promised a Jetson's lifestyle. I'm glad someone is trying to make it happen.

    "Political ends as sad remains will die." - YES 'And You and I' ; -8.88, -9.54

    by US Blues on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 05:28:23 PM PDT

    •  Can we haz....... (0+ / 0-)

      ....flying cars now?

      If you hate government, don't run for office in that government.

      by Bensdad on Mon Aug 12, 2013 at 09:14:27 PM PDT

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      •  The technology toward that is inevitable. (0+ / 0-)

        More powerful, more compact batteries or capacitors, better induction for recharge at a distance, improvements in ducted fan design through better aerodynamics from the wind industry, automated driving ultimately making a pilot's license unnecessary as long as it stays within certain altitude and speed parameters, etc.  We just underestimated the advancements that were necessary.

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