In Pictures: Science vs. fiction: 15 sci-fi technologies that are (almost) here

Science fiction has a rich history of predicting the future. And in some cases, the future is now

Stealth suits In William Gibson's seminal cyberpunk novel Neuromancer, radical activists use futuristic stealth suits of "mimetic polycarbon" to become virtually invisible. In our current age of NSA scandals and surveillance state concerns, this seems like an idea whose time as come. As so it has: Designer Adam Harvey has developed a line of stealthwear designed to protect the wearer from modern surveillance technologies. The apparel line includes hoodies that use reflective fabric to block thermal imaging, along with accessories designed to thwart cameras and facial recognition software. We'll just assume the NSA has flagged this paragraph already: Hi, guys!

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