This futuristic-looking mass transit system is really happening

Tel Aviv is set to begin construction on the world’s first magnetically levitating skyTran system of mass transit. Which is awesome because it's fine time that our cities started to look the way scifi says they’re supposed to. » 7/29/13 12:20pm 7/29/13 12:20pm

Is the U.S. the Least Futuristic Country?

Is the United States the least futuristic post-industrial country? Every week we hear about cool robots playing soccer and musical instruments in Japan, or the Tron-looking Pad building in Dubai (see photo.) Meanwhile, the U.S. is retiring its space shuttles and has the slowest broadband in the universe. What's going… » 1/02/08 3:00pm 1/02/08 3:00pm