5 Things That are not
It’s 2015 and we still don’t have a fully functional hoverboard.
In the 1989 hit sci-fi thriller, Back to the Future II, Michael J. Fox’s character, Marty McFly ended up in the year 2015, where he saw all sorts of crazy futuristic technology.
Some of the advancements he encountered include video telephones are now possible but several of the inventions are nonexistent
Here are 5 ways that director Robert Zemeckis’ vision of 2015 was way off.
5. Food Hydrator
Marty’s family was able to turn instantly dehydrated food into full course meals with a push of a button in Back to the Future II. As far as I know, the only piece of food that expands is Ballpark hot dogs on the grill but, besides that tiny pizzas cannot actually be transformed into full size stuff crust pizzas in a few seconds.
But, it is interesting to note that the filmmakers knew that pizza will always remain popular.
4. Mind-powered video games
If you watched Back to the Future II, in the 1980s then you probably couldn’t wait for mind-powered gaming. While that is not yet fully possible, you still have to use your hands if you want to play a game.
3. Flying Cars and Hoverboards
Marty McFly escaped a crew of bullies using a wheels-free hoverboard to get himself out of trouble. Today’s cars and skateboards, still require actual contact with the ground.
2. Power Shoelaces
In the movie, Marty McFly is excited to see the brand new Nikes, Nike Air 2015 Kicks. The shoes that are able to tie themselves with the tap of a button. Unfortunately for us, Nike has not released any power shoelaces which is probably a good idea because Velcro is so 20 years ago.
1. Robotic dog-walker
If you didn’t want to be the one that had to walk your dog, then Back to the Future II filmmakers imagined a world where you can send an automated device to walk your dog for you. Despite this amazing idea, none of the researchers at MIT have came up with a feasible solution.