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The 1942 commercial print ad for Admiral radios featured modernist designer Samuel A. Marx and his vision of a radio-of-the-future.

This image depicting 1950s optimism about the future was our inspiration for the current collection Fantastique Magnifique  -karen walker

Mid Century Vintage Space Age Advertisement illustration for America’s Independent Electric Light and Power Companies. "Watch where you're flying, bitch!

This was a toy kit sold from 1951-1952, contained 4 different flavors of uranium ore, a geiger counter, and a miniature cloud chamber.  All this for 50 bucks!  (Okay, that's a bit more expensive than what it looks like...)

Most dangerous toy ever? The Atomic Energy Lab from The kit came with four different types of uranium ore so kids could "discover the secrets of radioactive materials.

1966- Fantastic Voyage | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

The full size Proteus from Fantastic Voyage. In the words of the Stephen Boyd, "All in all quite a canoo!

Tomorrow Calling! This is actually a pretty good stab at predicting the future, though I can only guess at what year this was done.

A space stewardess using a portable videophone in a production photo from A Space Odyssey / 1968 : RetroFuturism

Retro-Future Conference Call | Flickr - Photo Sharing!

Retro-Future Skype-ish call - pretty close really; just the cigarette & ashtray seem out of place.

May Live to See - 1925  The future of the past

How the world of 1950 looked in 1925

An exceptionally organized view of the future. All part of an architect's vision of the future city in 25 years - back then! Published in Popular Science magazine monthly issue of August 1925 and entitled "How you may live and travel in the city of

atomic-flash:Sony All-Transistorized Portable TV, Built Like a...

Sony All-Transistorized Portable TV, Built Like a ‘Space Age’ Rocket 1962