If you’re like me… (which is unsettling to think about) but if you are like me, then the lack of rocket packs, flying cars and moon condos has left you a bit cynical about many supposed “advancements” in technology. To this end I am always in search of some amazing gadget or theory that may just yet reinvigorate some of my retro-futurist hopes.
Today I ran across this little gem via Science Daily. Now I know this isn’t true anti-gravity, BUT I do think it’s a pretty cool next step (provided they are not pulling our leg. The idea is to use magnetic current flowing through a field of plasma to create swirling vertices of air to generate lift, but the big deal is that there are no moving parts, just solid state electronics. I would like to know what happens with this, the article came out in 2008.
I’m just sayin’…