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Save £800 and Build Your Own Pair of Self-Lacing Trainers Using Lego

Back to the Future II> gave us an awesome glimpse of the future where trainers automatically laced themselves. What the films left out, however, was that those trainers would cost you £800 a pair. Oof. But if you’ve got a bit of Lego lying around at home, you can give any shoe self-lacing powers on the cheap. Read More >>

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New Hoverboard Commercial is Obviously Fake Because the Future is Rubbish

We still don’t have hoverboards. At least not the ones we were promised in the 1989 movie, Back to the Future: Part II. And this new promo from Universal Pictures does little more than remind us that living in the future is rubbish. Read More >>

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Dear Nike, When Can We Expect Those Shoes From Back to the Future II?

Back in January, Nike announced that it would release the self-lacing shoes from Back to the Future Part II by the end of the year. Well, it’s August already, and we’d just like to kindly remind Nike that the clock is ticking. No pressure. Read More >>

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How to Turn Empty Pepsi Cans Into a Back to the Future DeLorean

There’s always some added level of satisfaction when you build something yourself. So instead of spending money on a model of the BTTF DeLorean assembled in an overseas factory, here’s a simple tutorial — courtesy of Dave Hax — that will show you how to build one from scratch using a couple of empty Pepsi cans and other household crap. Read More >>

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Neil deGrasse Tyson Say Hoverboards are Still a Way Off

It’s been the dream of countless nerds since at least 1989. We want our hoverboards, and we want them now. But if Neil deGrasse Tyson is to be believed, we’re going to be waiting for a while. Read More >>

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This Car Parade of DeLoreans Would Send Doc Dizzy

This picture will surely be the up there with the best moments of St Patrick's Day 2015. The photo, showing a line up of DeLoreans and a BTTF DeLorean caboose, was taken by BruceK and shows the DeLorean portion of the 2015 St. Patrick's Day Parade in Toronto, Canada. Read More >>

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‘Back to the Future’ Wasn’t Supposed to Have a Sequel

Great Scott! Did you know that Back to the Future was never supposed to have a sequel? Imagine that reality for a second — a world without Marty McFly's hoverboard and shoes and flying DeLorean? The mind reels! Read More >>

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The Flux Capacitor Car Charger April Fool’s Prank is Now a Real Product

The folks at ThinkGeek put so much effort into their April Fool's Day prank products every year that often times they end up turning them into a reality. Remember the Star Wars Tauntan sleeping bag?, that started life as a prank. And of all the wonderful products ThinkGeek pretended to announce on April 1st this year, the Back to the Future Flux Capacitor car charger is the one to get the IRL nod. Read More >>

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Christopher Lloyd Has Apologised for Lying About Those Hoverboards

FunnyorDie did a bad thing yesterday. They lied to us about one of the best things ever: hoverboards. You don’t come between geeks and the promise of a floating board from Back To The Future. Now the man who should have known better, Christopher Lloyd — Doc Brown himself — is here to apologise. Read More >>

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Nike Designer Says Marty McFly’s Power Laces are Coming Next Year

If there was one disappointment about Nike's awesome Back to the Future II Air Mag, it's that the shoes didn't have Marty's power laces. But Nike designer Tinker Hatfield says that's about to change—power laces are coming in 2015. The future is here! Read More >>

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You Can Pre-Order the Back to the Future Hoverboard Right Now

If you missed ordering it earlier this year, you can pre-order the official Mattel Back to the Future hoverboard right now at MattyCollector.com. Plop down around £80 and you'll get the 1:1 scale model that's fully sanctioned by the movies. It's the real deal. Read More >>

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This Magnificent Lego BTTF DeLorean Deserves Its Own Scale Museum

It's certainly not the first Lego DeLorean model we've featured, but Alex Jones' recently completed 1:15-scale interpretation blows its predecessors out of the water when it comes to detail and functionality. Read More >>

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Great Scott! Flying DeLorean Is the Best Use Of Quadrotors To Date

Playing the James Bond theme was a neat parlour trick, but now it's obvious why those quadrotor flying RC vehicles really exist. And it's to make every Back to the Future fan insanely jealous of this miniature flying DeLorean. Read More >>

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Our Only Hope For a BTTF Hoverboard That Actually Hovers

When we first saw Mattel's official Back to the Future II hoverboard, the whole world exclaimed: FINALLY! Then we found out it doesn't really hover. Well today, my friends, we're one step closer to a people-led, hoverboard-inventing revolution. Read More >>