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>>570787425
more
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>>570787425
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>>570787425
one of my many favourites
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>>570787425
Retrofuture! My favorite subject..
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>>570787893
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>>570787893
good. An interesting subject
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>>570787425
I also have some star wars but this might not be the place
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Moar please!!!
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>>570787425
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>>570787425
I like this one. Old man looks cool
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>>570787425
And again, one of my favourites. Mostly book covers, if you haven't figuered already
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>>570788531
I really like this one (cca 1900)
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>>570788113

Good thing the free-market capitalist economy keeps our dollars flowing into cheap appliances, television, fast food, guns, alcohol, high fructose corn syrup, etc. A collaborative, dedicated attempt by humankind to colonize space would just be so dull.
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>>570788737

1885 prediction of today.
Kinda accurate.
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>>570788985
Indeed that stuff sucks ass and better alternatives have been proposed
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>>570787425
>Back when everything was possible, sci fi was dreams of the future, becuase western society was still white
>mfw it's isn't any more and now sci-fi is about over popoulation, fall of civilization and dystopianism
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>>570789068

Yep, see >>570788985
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>>570787425
I tried to model that once. Used 3ds max back then. Didn't know enough about materials and particles. Now i'd say blender is better for that particular thing(don't wan't to start a war though)
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>>570789428

Well, socialism is and always has been the boogeyman.

>pic related; perceived effects
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>>570787425
Halo 3
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>>570787425
Some really old-school looking stuff
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>>570789383
And finally, my by far THE MOS FAVORITE picture - We'll All Be Happy Then (1911)

Its one hundred and three years old.

.. because I, in this very fucking moment, are looking almost exactly as that person on that picture.
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>>570787425
And another one
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>>570790002
So you're very old?

Some Asimov stuff maybe?
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Enjoying this thread a lot. Please continue. Interesting to see how orcanic the lines in many of the pictures are, and not beep boop hard metal and robotic.
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>>570790002
That's fucking cool.
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>>570790272
I have no information about the pictures unfortunately. They have been gathered over a length of time. A quick smoke-break now
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>>570790234
no, im very surrounded by displays, in the same half sit half laying posture, fukken roomba robot is shacking around, drinking tea, and i am not very amused by all of it.
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>>570788985
That makes no sense.
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>>570787425
Just out of interest: is there anyone watching who actually makes these kinds of images?
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>>570790002
Wow. 1911.. And at the moment we sit in front of our computers, linked to the internet, a data flow of endless possibilities, entertainement, information, and we still often get bored of it. That's some foreshadowing right there.
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>>570790854
>and i am not very amused by all of it.

That sounds very British. Are you from the UK?
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>>570791026

That's the point.
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>>570789873
Cuz, you know, it works so fucking well.
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>>570790272
Then ill be a good anon and tell you a secret.

paleofuture com
darkroastedblend com/2012/06/rare-wonderful-1950s-space-art.html

Enjoy
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>>570791292

Works pretty darn well for China.. within 50 years they will be mining He-3 from lunar regolith for, y'know, their fusion reactors. I just hope they don't piss on our flag...
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>>570791509
Good movie, that one.
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>>570791713

http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2716417/Could-moon-fuel-Earth-10-000-years-China-says-mining-helium-satellite-help-solve-worlds-energy-crisis.html
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>>570791713
Good movie indeed. Sam kicked ass int that one.. acting wise
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>>570791509
Except for the wholesale slaughter of millions of their own people in a wanton disregard for life, the environment, and any sort of human rights. Pretty much the same as all the rest.
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>>570791903
The future is now..but I still don't have my hover board.
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>>570791926
Yeah he really did. One of my favorite films, almost entirely because of his role. Kevin Spacey is always good too.
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>>570791203
No, more to the east. That tea is just a coincidence.

>picture : and to be fair, our japanesse brothers were pretty much allways fucked in their minds - even back then, when creating visions of the future
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>>570792328
Damn it man, you could have put "space booty".
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>>570792497
My god, they had the tentacle stuff even back that far.

Maybe it wasn't the radiation the amerifats dropped on them...perhaps they really are fucked up..
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>>570792217

Well, China has a bright future and the U.S. does not.. enough said.
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>>570793063
Especially notice the BOOB NIPPLE TENTACLE feeding the infant...
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>>570793268
oh yes, the bright future where they can all feed themselves.
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Awesome thread, please keep up.

Sorry I don't have anything to contribute
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>>570793912
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>>570793912
ndoweedy rose
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>>570793803

vs. Amerifats

>obese majority by 2050,
>1 in 3 with diabetes,
>still wondering if evolution is the greatest hoax of all time, or climate change
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>>570792328
nice oc!
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also, i am from prague, czech republic. There is a metro station built by czechs and soviets, around that time many of those retro scifi came into existence (about the time gagarin got into space, everyone was so hot for the future). Looks like spaceship.
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>>570795054
also there are stone reliefs of future astronauts and cities on the walls..
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>>570789873
>Well, socialism is and always has been the boogeyman.
About 90 million of its' own citizens murdered, pretty good boogyman.
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>>570793912
1943...
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>>570795054
Meanwhile in Moscow. This station was named after one of the greatest poet, Mayakovsky.
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>>570795594
Jesus...is anything an original idea?
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>>570795541

That was Communism, and not even true Communism to begin with.
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>>570795615
Thanks for the wallpaper.
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>>570795786

>United Soviet Dictatorship of Russia
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>>570795956

Who may have continued to tout the word Socialism even after Lenin's death, but never followed any true Socialist ideals. They built a nation of slaves through the illusion of Socialist revolution, then trapped the slaves in the illusion of Communist brotherhood.
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>>570796350

I know.
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>>570796352
>darkroastedblend com/2012/06/rare-wonderful-1950s-space-art.html
Don't do LSD in space...
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>>570795737
No, it is not. Everything was allready predicted and imagined, moreless, back in the 19th century.
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>>570795938
>2014
>1280x720 wallpaper
You'd better check this
http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/c/c8/Metro_SPB_Line1_Avtovo.jpg
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>>570797331
I think I ran through there once in a game. Thanks for the wall.
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>>570795938
Another one?
from 1885. Around same time as Jules Verne.
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>>570797702
Damn that does have Jules Verne feel to it, 20000 leagues is my favourite book, and I could easily see any of those things being described in it.

Pretty cool.
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>>570797702
"how people will go to the opera in the year 2000. (1882).
Notice the eiffel tower beacon - scary fact - by the 1882, there was NO eiffel tower yet (it was even designed several years later)
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>>570789582

Am I on /pol/ ?
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>>570798329
>NO eiffel tower yet
That's pretty amazing.
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>>570798329
and one lover, escaping through window with his flying machine from an angry husband
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I feel bad for having nothing to add but this thread is relevant to my interests.

Do go on.
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>>570789582
except those 50 years of cold war and constant real threat of nuclear apocalypse
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>>570789582

We chose niggers over a colony on mars.
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>>570798329
towers to moor air ships over cities were as common as airships themselves in the future art at the time, the Eiffel tower was meant to be a multifaceted symbol of French modernism at the time.
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>>570799370

Ya, a real threat we spent lots of time/effort/money instigating.

Between Fatman and the fall of the Wall, the US spent 19 trillion dollars just on the nuclear stockpile.

>muh fluids
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>>570798908
WAIT A SEC... That's Karlsson-on-the-Roof !
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>>570799847
well it was at least a bit more useful than the $22 trillion spent on federal social programs since the "great society" initiative.
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>>570800469

Yeah, we got a good number of residual technologies, but it corrupted the fuck out of the gov't.

>inb4 Ike's Military Industrial Complex threatening our democracy speech
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>>570798329
Google tells me its supossed to be a lighthouse
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This is actually pretty interesting.
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>>570801917
yes. For the flying ships. It is coincidence, but it is paris, and it really looks like it.
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BAMP
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excellent thread
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even bullshitting about economy and possible futures was invented long ago
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>>570804148
1942. WILL the science harness power of the sun?

Will it? 62 years later?
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>>570804327
hahaha that illustration
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1949. Climate control, roof over New York.
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"Tesla Tower"
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>>570804754
Isn't it so much better to have jewish overlords and African rape monkeys?
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>>570805092
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>>570805128
It's almost too bad that airships aren't more reasonable. Would be cool to see them in the sky.
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>>570788401
That looks like Hillary Clinton wearing Google glass with Stephen Hawking coming to speak with her.
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"Robots will be the kings in 2000"
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>>570799708

That's the goddamn Citadel from Mass Effect!
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