Back to the Future

Science Fiction Meets Engineering Experts... And Asks For Their Favourite Fictional Invention

Dr Dame Sue Ion | Posted 21.02.2017 | UK Tech
Dr Dame Sue Ion

Can you remember the first time you watched Back to the future's DeLorean time machine speed towards its time travel speed of 88 miles per hour? Or did you dream of hearing your canine friend speak after seeing the translation collar in Pixar's Up?

If Marty McFly Had A Modern Day 'Hoverboard' In Back To The Future

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 11.01.2016 | UK Comedy

Just shy of Back To The Future Day last year, the world was assessing how modern technology had evolved compared with what the film thought 2015 would...

These Amazing Tech Inventions Help Make The World A Better Place

The Huffington Post UK | Shihab S Joi | Posted 16.12.2015 | UK Tech

This was the year that silenced all those who felt duped by promises made in the ‘80s by finally being able to say: here. Here’s your damn hoverbo...

Great Scott! We Need a Better Vision of the Future

Adam Stones | Posted 22.10.2016 | UK
Adam Stones

This week, we all grabbed our hoverboards and flying cars and celebrated arriving in Marty McFly's future; a place where tiny foods get instantly hydr...

Science Fiction Through the Light-Years

Katrina Vasey | Posted 21.10.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Katrina Vasey

*I should preface this by saying that a light-year is not actually a measurement of time but actually a measurement of distance. More specifically, h...

Marty McFly and Doc Brown Showed Up On Jimmy Kimmel's Show And It Was An Explosion Of Nostalgia

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Comedy

In honour of Back To The Future Day, Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd showed up on Jimmy Kimmel's talk show in full BTTF costume and drove onto th...

Nike Surprised Michael J. Fox With World's First 'Back To The Future' Self-Tying Trainers

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 22.10.2015 | UK Tech

Michael J. Fox tried on the first ever pair of self-tying trainers in honour of Back to the Future day on Wednesday. The Nike Mags are inspired by ...

The Most Shamefully Cringey Attempts By Brands To Piggyback On Back To The Future Day

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Comedy

Ever since the advent of social media management, Twitter jockeys have been waiting for the brand engagement goldmine that is 21 October 2015. Why?...

Watch Cameron's Terrible But Inevitable Back To The Future Joke About Corbyn

The Huffington Post UK | Ned Simons | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Politics

There was absolutely nothing that could be done to stop it. David Cameron made a Back to the Future joke about Jeremy Corbyn during Prime Minister's Q...

McFly and Doc Never Saw Cybercrime Coming

Graham Welch | Posted 20.10.2016 | UK Tech
Graham Welch

If we want to keep on the path of creating technology seen in sci-fi films, and not horror ones, we all need to bring our concepts of cybersecurity to the 21st century.

The Government Tried To Get In On Back To The Future Day And Failed Spectacularly

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK

Where there is a hashtag you can bet your life there's a company trying to cash in on it with there own 'quirky' take. Sometimes it's not even a co...

Police Forces Around The World Are Reporting Strange 'Back To The Future' Events

The Huffington Post UK | George Bowden | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

'Back To The Future' Day is upon us and film-themed parodies appear to be everywhere. In Scotland, Ayreshire police issued a mock crime report deta...

11 People Committing The Ultimate Sin On Back To The Future Day

The Huffington Post UK | Chris York | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

Unless you intend to avoid the internet today (and you're doing a pretty bad job already if you're reading this) you will have realised it is Back to ...

Back To The Future Day: Here's Why Our Future Is Better Than Hollywood's

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

Back To The Future Day is a chance to step back, look at our lives and work out if for once, the world of Hollywood has accurately predicted what it b...

BACK TO THE FUTURE: Where Are They Now?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

21 October 2015 - just another ordinary day, except it's enshrined in cultural history as the destination for Marty McFly and his eccentric scientist ...

The Ultimate Back To The Future Wish-List As Ranked By You

The Huffington Post UK | Nitya Rajan | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Tech

We are living in that golden age predicted by Back To The Future's Marty McFly where cars fly, shoes lace themselves and ovens magically return dehydr...

If 'Back To The Future' Came To The Real 2015, The Movie Would've Been A Bit Different...

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 15.10.2015 | UK Comedy

We're fast approaching the actual date Marty and Doc travelled to in 'Back The To Future 2', October 21 2015. In the movie, they had hoverboards, flyi...

This Guy Has Already Won Halloween With An Ingenious Marty McFly Hoverboard Costume

The Huffington Post UK | Ryan Barrell | Posted 08.10.2015 | UK Comedy

It's almost Halloween, and 'Back To The Future Day' is nearly upon us. What better way to celebrate the two occasions than with a Marty McFly costume?...

How Much Would YOU Pay For This Genuine Stormtrooper Helmet?

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 30.07.2015 | UK Entertainment

Mr Spock's 'Star Trek' costume, a genuine 'Star Wars' stormtrooper helmet and Jack Sparrow's sword could all be in the hands of lucky fans, when film ...

'Back To The Future' Made Huey Lewis A Star, But Not The Biggest Of That Year...

The Huffington Post UK | Caroline Frost | Posted 21.10.2015 | UK Entertainment

All this 'Back to the Future' talk today has got us, inevitably, got us humming 'Don't need money, don't need fame....' into our coffee cups. READ...

Someone Just Set The Best World Record Ever On A Genuine Hoverboard

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 22.05.2015 | UK Tech

For years we've been trawling the internet for the first working hoverboard that delivers on all our 'Back To The Future' dreams. Well that search ...

This Is The iPhone Case You've Been Waiting For

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 18.02.2015 | UK Tech

It's actually quite hard to imagine an iPhone case that's as impractical as it is desirable. Despite all this, Bandai's "Back To The Future: Part ...

ON ... Okay then, but Where's My Flying Car?

Martin Treanor | Posted 10.04.2015 | UK Entertainment
Martin Treanor

I'm very grateful for all the gadgets mankind has invented - many of which were speculated in the minds of the Science Fiction visionaries (Trekkies do love their Bluetooth headphones, oh and flip-phones), I am however more than miffed some of my favourites didn't make it.

Is That A... Hoverboard?

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 05.02.2015 | UK Tech

The widely acknowledged truth is that the hoverboard is real but pointless, and unless someone comes up with an incredible new form of thrust, it won'...

This Hoverboard You Can Make At Home

The Huffington Post UK | Thomas Tamblyn | Posted 16.12.2014 | UK Tech

A man has potentially made all our dreams come true by building the first working hoverboard that doesn't need magnets, or an entirely fictional sourc...