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Flying cars, or roadable aircraft if you prefer, are a problematic compromise because things that fly generally need wings or rotors and things that drive generally don't. The iCar laughs at traditional lifting surfaces and just uses its huge wheels instead.
 
It was only around 100 years ago now that what we think of as the modern car started revolutionizing the way we travel. What will transportation look like in another 100? One ex-BMW engineer is hard at work on a vision that seems completely nuts, yet he's totally serious about it. It would be nothing short of a revolution.
 
In the future, stores won't exist anymore as you'll be able to print everything from clothes to food right at home using a 3D printer. Just download a recipe or a pattern, hit print, and in a few minutes you'll have a fresh copy of whatever it is that you need. We're not quite there yet, but we're close, and here are 14 things that you probably didn't think were possible to print out for yourself.
 
Remember back when the Prius being a hybrid was a big deal? Not anymore. Nowadays, every car company has hybrids, and the race is on to find the next big green technology. We saw a bunch of eco-friendly(er) power systems at the LA Auto Show, including some sweet cars that you'll be able to get your hands on within the year.
 
The parking garage in "The Cube" in London is so advanced that, according to the BBC, there's only two of them in the world. That's probably because it's darn fancy, using a complex automated system to park cars.

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