Back to the Future

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'Absolute Time Capsule' Found in Wisconsin Barn

1981 DeLorean like one used in 'Back to the Future' discovered with just 977 miles on it

(Newser) - A pair of Illinois car restorers didn't have to go back in time to stumble upon their latest big find, though they did have to cross state lines. WTVO reports that Michael McElhattan, who owns DeLorean Midwest in Crystal Lake, and employee Kevin Thomas struck a deal earlier this...

Back to the Future Stars Reunite in 'Beautiful Moment'

Michael J. Fox, Christopher Lloyd embrace at New York Comic Con

(Newser) - Some 37 years after the release of Back to the Future—and seven years after the future depicted in Back to the Future II—Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd had an emotional reunion in front of fans at the New York City Comic Con on Sunday. One video of...

Spawned From 'Rebellious DNA,' the DeLorean Is Back

Nearly 40 years after original DeLorean appeared in 'Back to the Future,' the Alpha5 electric version

(Newser) - There's no Marty McFly behind the wheel, but the DeLorean is back—this time in electric form. Images and specs have been released for the Alpha5 , a concept electric vehicle that features the same signature gull-winged doors as seen in 1985's Back to the Future, though with "...

Nike's New Shoes Lace Themselves

They'll be available in 3 colors around the holidays

(Newser) - The future is now, people! Ever since Marty McFly donned self-lacing shoes in Back to the Future, people have been dreaming about sporting a pair of their own—because, you know, tying laces sucks. Nike has finally brought the dream to life, reports the Verge . The company has announced a...

DeLoreans Being Made Again for First Time in 35 Years

Texas maker of 'Back to the Future' car gets green light for new models

(Newser) - A car that's been stuck in the past can now go forward into the future, thanks to a government initiative that's allowing new models to be made for the first time in 35 years, KPRC reports. DeLoreans—the vehicle made famous in the Back to the Future movie...

New Hampshire Paper: Donald Trump Is 'Biff'
New Hampshire Paper:
Donald Trump Is 'Biff'

New Hampshire Paper: Donald Trump Is 'Biff'

Publisher Joseph W. McQuaid makes the unkind comparison

(Newser) - Donald Trump is "a crude blowhard with no clear political philosophy." He's "an insult to the intelligence of Republican voters." He has "no deeper understanding of the important and serious role of President of the United States." So writes Joseph W. McQuaid, publisher...

Today Is 'Back to the Future Day'

And Doc Brown has a 'sweet message' for all of us

(Newser) - "I always hated—and I still don't like—movies about the future. I just think they're impossible, and somebody's always keeping score." Strange words from Robert Zemeckis, who directed all three films in the Back to the Future franchise, but as CNN notes, he has...

If Prediction Is Correct, $85K DeLorean Could Be Yours

The Chicago Cubs will have to defy the laws of the universe, win World Series

(Newser) - The only thing standing between you and your very own flux capacitor is the Chicago Cubs and the death of a 107-year-old dry spell. As the Daily Herald reports, an Illinois car museum is offering up its exhibit 1981 DeLorean—complete with aforementioned flux capacitor—to one lucky visitor, with...

DeLorean Going Electric
 DeLorean Going Electric 

DeLorean Going Electric

Company expects to begin selling them made-to-order in 2013

(Newser) - The DeLorean, one of the most iconic sports cars of all time and the vehicle that Marty McFly and Doc Brown zipped through time with in Back to the Future, is slated for a new release—this time as an electric car, reports ABC News . Built-to-order electric DeLoreans, priced at...

Marty McFly Shoes Sell for ... $37K

To British rapper Tinie Tempah

(Newser) - Quick, what’s the most you’re willing to pay for a pair of shoes? If you’re figure was less than five-digits long, then you can’t hope to hang with British rapper Tinie Tempah, who last night spent a whopping $37,500 for the first pair of “...

Back From the Future: Nike Releases Genuine Air Mags

1,500 pairs being auctioned on eBay for Parkinson's research

(Newser) - They're the most famous shoes never made—until now. They're the Nike Air Mags, the LED-covered high-tops Marty McFly wore in Back to the Future Part II. Now, as Gizmodo gushes , they can be yours for a limited time ... for the right price. Nike has made just 1,...

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