Best Futures of 2007

We've seen a lot of futuristic visions this past year, but sometimes even the coolest ones aren't exactly "best." I mean, the greenified New York City in I Am Legend looked great, but who would want to be the guy in that future? For our list of best futures, we've picked tomorrows that are sometimes perilous but… » 12/28/07 12:00pm 12/28/07 12:00pm

Spielberg Gets Locked Into Underground Vault

Two films that Steven Spielberg had a hand in, Close Encounters of the Third Kind and Back to the Future, were both selected alongside 23 other films to be shelved forever in the Library of Congress' National Film Registry. They'll get locked up inside a hermetically sealed vault, and preserved in mason jars with… » 12/27/07 11:30am 12/27/07 11:30am

10 Worst Futures Of 2007

Which visions of the future made us crave Lasik surgery the most in 2007? Hint: they involved wimpy cyborgs, blah parasites, boring plagues and "time-famine." Click through to read our picks for the most underwhelming futures of the past year, in both scifi and futurist predictions. » 12/27/07 9:00am 12/27/07 9:00am