Dammit Science, Where's My Hoverboard? is a humorous collection of quotes from famous faces over the last few centuries. Ranging from scorn for the lightbulb - 'Everyone acquainted with the subject will recognize it as a conspicuous failure' - to ideas on how life would be lived in the year 2000 - 'By the year 2000, housewives will probably have a robot maid shaped like a box with one large eye on top, several arms and hands, and long narrow pads on the side for moving about' - and offering predictions of failure for everything from the automobile - 'The Japanese don't make anything the people in the US would want' - to the iPod - 'By next Christmas the iPod will be dead, finished, gone, kaput.' - the book uses the gift of hindsight to show why one should never say 'never'.
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Hilarious visions of the future from the past. Gift book containing humorous quotes and predictions from scientists and other famous faces which didn't quite prove to be true.
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