Tuesday, August 18, 2015

Reading Room AMAZING ADVENTURES "Amazing Prophecies"

Let's take a look at what we (in the 1950s) thought the 21st Century would bring us...
...while none of the predictions illustrated by Ogden Whitney in this never-reprinted feature from Ziff-Davis' Amazing Adventures #1 (1950) have yet occured, the US has reached the moon, and the "mechanical means" of knowledge-seeking does resemble the Internet.
Plus, the threat of nuclear war continues to this day, and this past July has gone on record as the hottest July in recorded global history...hmmm...

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