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Christopher Lloyd Has Apologised for Lying About Those Hoverboards

FunnyorDie did a bad thing yesterday. They lied to us about one of the best things ever: hoverboards. You don’t come between geeks and the promise of a floating board from Back To The Future. Now the man who should have known better, Christopher Lloyd — Doc Brown himself — is here to apologise. Read More >>

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Is This the Closest We'll Ever Get To Seeing a Back to the Future Hoverboard Fly?

Everyone wants a hoverboard. Everyone. Don't even try to disagree. But while you can buy a lame-o, non-working Back to the Future-style 'board, it's just not the real thing. Crazy optimists can hold out hope for 2015, but in the meantime, this clever little picture by François Dourlen is probably the best we can do. Read More >>

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You Can Pre-Order the Back to the Future Hoverboard Right Now

If you missed ordering it earlier this year, you can pre-order the official Mattel Back to the Future hoverboard right now at MattyCollector.com. Plop down around £80 and you'll get the 1:1 scale model that's fully sanctioned by the movies. It's the real deal. Read More >>

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Build Your Own Hovering Lawn Chair For the Perfect Jubilee Weekend Lounger

Bank holiday weekends are all about maximising your laziness before you have to return to work. And over on Wired's Geek Dad blog, Adam Savage, of Mythbusters fame, has an easy to follow tutorial on building a hovering lawn chair so you can be mobile without ever having to actually get up all weekend. Read More >>

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The US Navy Had a Hoverboard Waaaay Before Marty McFly

If you think Back To the Future 2 was the first time the world was introduced to the concept of hoverboards, think again. As far back as 1955, the US Navy was demonstrating its own hoverboard concept, but unfortunately it wasn't as slick as Hollywood had envisioned them to be. Read More >>

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Our Only Hope For a BTTF Hoverboard That Actually Hovers

When we first saw Mattel's official Back to the Future II hoverboard, the whole world exclaimed: FINALLY! Then we found out it doesn't really hover. Well today, my friends, we're one step closer to a people-led, hoverboard-inventing revolution. Read More >>

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