9 Things ‘Back To The Future’ Got Right About 2015
Back to the Future Day is Wednesday, October 21 of this year - the exact day to which Marty McFly and Dr. Emmett Brown traveled. Here are 9 predictions the creators of Back to the Future II got right about 2015.
Hoverboards are finally starting to become a thing, as Lexus and Hendo recently released hoverboards that use magnetic technology to float. So, not as cool, but we're definitely making progress on the hoverboard front.
The McFly kids' 80s-chic glasses that doubled as phones and TVs are basically like Google Glass and Oculus Rift. We also have the Apple Watch and Looncup, a "smart" menstrual cup that will text you updates. Hell yea.
Hollywood in 2015 is just as obsessed with recycling old material to produce sequels as Marty McFly noticed in Back to the Future II when a theatre was showing Jaws 19 in 3D. To make fans happy, Universal released this trailer for Jaws 19.
We've had these in our lives for quite some time, now. The only difference? We don't typically watch 6 channels at once like Marty Jr. does in the movie.
Whether on your TV or mobile device, video chatting is SO 2015.
Instead of handing over cash, Marty uses his fingerprint to donate money to save a historic clock tower in the movie. Today's apps like ApplePay allow us to pay with our thumbprints on the go, too.
Tiny Elijah Wood is like every kid today who has access to a Microsoft Kinect for Xbox One. ("You mean you have to use your hands? That's like a baby's toy.")
Companies like Powerlace and Nike are developing technologies that allow footware to lace-up laces on their own, something we're just now discovering. So, we really should have been paying attention to Marty McFly sooner.
On Back to the Future Day, you'll be able to buy from a limited supply of Pepsi Perfect for $20 a pop.