Segway as Predicted in 1900.

Paleo-Future, a fantastic blog about "the future that never was," dug up a nice image that ran in the Brown County Democrat (De Pere, Wisconsin) newspaper in 1900. Back then, they predicted that we'll all have Segway-like "Footomobile" by now!

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I predicted Segway robots in the mid-1990s. I hadn't appreciated this prediction lark (for Segways) went back 100 years! Just think of the difference in history if the electric car (which were available back then) (and segways) caught on rather than the dreaded gasoline mobiles...
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Interesting that this futuristic world seems to be utterly white male-dominated. I suppose the imagination could only stretch so far!
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