This is why we don’t have flying cars.

From “Joe Scott”. ( YouTube / Nebula )

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Did you know that Henry Ford wanted to make a flying car? And he came very close to doing it, too. This video tells the story of how flying cars almost became a thing, as well as other technologies we really thought we’d have by now. Why didn’t they work? And will they ever work? Let’s take a look.

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LINKS LINKS LINKS
https://scrippsnews.com/stories/the-history-of-our-pursuit-of-a-flying-car/
https://www.britannica.com/technology/ornithopter
http://pages.erau.edu/~andrewsa/sci_fi_projects_spring_2015/Project_2/Eilts_Mitchell/Dune Eilts/Dune Eilts/index_Eilts.html (vid of a real attempt)
https://www.ctie.monash.edu/hargrave/le_bris.html
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=abbiyOW0hOU
https://www.jalopyjournal.com/?p=42097
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https://www.uber.com/us/en/elevate/
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https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vactrain
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Atmospheric_railway
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TIMESTAMPS
0:00 – The Art of Prediction
1:50 – Flying Cars
6:47 – More Flying Cars
9:14 – Space Habitats
12:54 – Vactube Travel
17:31 – Cancer Cures
21:26 – Sponsor – Factor