Nuggets of Wisdom

Wednesday, October 21, 2015

Great Scott, Marty! It's October 21, 2015!

It's October 21, 2015. As every geek and their mother has already pointed out, this is the exact date that Rick and Morty Doc Brown and Marty traveled to in Back To the Future II. Of course, if they were to arrive today, they would hardly find any hoverboards, self-lacing shoes, or food hydrators. (Though they'd probably breath a sigh of relief that there isn't a Jaws 19!)

Despite the apparent lack of hoverboards, technology has still vastly progressed since Back to The Future: Part II, and while we may not have our shoes lace themselves so we can ride our hoverboards home to hydrate a pizza, we are making video conference calls, unlocking doors with our fingerprints, watching multiple programs on wall-mounted flat-screen televisions, and playing video games without our hands.

Here's a video highlighting a few of the technological advancements that BTTF:P2 predicted that will make you exclaim “Great Scott!”: