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The 1939 World's Fair Predicted The Future (Sort Of)

A global exhibition of design and science, its crowning achievement was the General Motors exhibit, simply entitled, "Futurama." This is the future they expected for America...

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2. Seven-lane motorways!


Some argue this whole exhibit was an attempt to normalize, and drum up support for, highway expansion. GE envisioned the different lanes of traffic moving at different speeds--with the highest at 100 mph!

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