Building Ikea furniture is all in a day's work. Building a DeLorean or a Lightsaber requires a little more technical know-how. That's why the funny kids over at CollegeHumor decided to put together these fake "Ikea-style" instruction manuals on how to build creations from some of the most popular sci-fi movies.
Arthur C. Clark said that 2010 would be the year we made contact. While we didn't find the Monolith, and Zephram Cochrane didn't shake hands with a Vulcan, 2010 had some headlines that were truly the stuff of science fiction. Are we already living in the future? Take a moment and decide for yourself with these eight advancements that are helping make science fiction into science reality.