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originally posted by: pteridine
a reply to: lostbook Now, a fender bender stays on the road. This "advance" will allow them to fall on you from above.
Popular Science and Popular Mechanics run articles on flying cars every so often. They were a hot ticket in the 50's and 60's. We have them already, anyway, they are called "airplanes."
cars are not behind on tech... Its the gov and major car companies that stop you from knowing what's really out there.
originally posted by: Chrisfishenstein
a reply to: lostbook
Seems we need a heli-car....There needs to be something made that doesn't require a freaking runway to take off! How are you supposed to fly to work? Why is our car/automobile technology so far behind? Phones you can practically make it tell you anything about you or anything else in the world, pay bills, deposit checks, turn on your lights in your house, etc but our cars still drive on the road and get horrible gas mileage! Just crazy that we haven't been flying in cars for a long time now...It should be that way to streamline travel, just like technology has been getting better everywhere ELSE for a while now!
What safety feature is there for running out of fuel? Catastrophic engine failure? Drunken driver?