In 1975, Arthur C. Clarke Predicted Flying Cars and Smarter Pets

One of the best Christmas presents I ever received was David Wallechinsky and David Wallace's The People's Almanac. Published in 1975, the Almanac covered all sorts of juicy topics to keep an impressionable 14-year-old happy—famous crimes, oddities, utopias, and (oh, baby!) sex. There was even an entire chapter… » 1/31/08 12:40pm 1/31/08 12:40pm

In the Faraway Tomorrow of 1975, All Women Will Be Babes

In 1955, Tempo magazine made some predictions for the faraway world of twenty years hence. Despite the mag's cheesecake cover (peek below fold for full effect), universal babedom was not among them, but here's a smattering of what "Your Life In 1975" did promise.
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What did we really get in 1975? Gerry Ford, economic…