The criteria for forecasting such a future, from the perspective of the 50s-80s, was fairly simple – the future world must be way more weird and alien than the present and must be full of interesting technology that solves ‘present day problems’ using a slightly different if not identical technology already available in the present. (StayinWonderland, 2012)
Mystery of the missing Hanging Gardens of Babylon solved? Expert claims to have found the elusive wonder of the world Hanging Gardens of Babylon are one of the Seven Wonders of the World They were 80ft high and featured elaborate terraces and floating plants Ancient texts claim they were built in the Iraqi city of Babylon in 600BC
**Cadillac Allante (1987-1993) ** No classic '80s car stayed true to its roots while also staying ahead of its time like the Allante, a car Cadillac designed with the goal of retaking its position as the world's premier luxury car builder. The cruiser was outfitted with a V8, but featured the very first cell-phone antenna, and an unheard-of FWD power train. Cadillac also hired Italian auto body builder Pininfarina (think Ferrari) to make a sleek casing, moving the car away from its tr...