Space age: Amazing retro futuristic homes of the ’60s

What did the future look like from the '60s? In this ad series for Motorola, commercial artist Charles Schridde depicted modernist homes of the future - and perfectly captured the era's sleek style and space-age optimism.

How life might be for you in the year 2000 (1960)

At home, Gladys Consumer is getting ready for dinner. At her core units in the kitchen she consults her home computer to find out how many calories, vitamins, etc. her family will need tonight and what kind of menu will supply it.

100 years hence (1906)

A 21-year-old reporter and writer from Massachusetts wrote this article in 1906, speculating about what the world may well be like in 2006 -- some o... Read more...