Futuristic Fashions that Never Came to Fruition

Tentacles and Tubes
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Oh, and here's one last recent one! A model displays a futuristic creation made of industrial materials by Indian designer Pooja Aggarwal during a fashion show inspired by the 'Make in India' initiative in New Delhi on April 30, 2015. Is humanity's future this full of neck tents and metallic tentacles? We can only hope.

About the Author: Robert Lamb spent his childhood reading books and staring into the woods — first in Newfoundland, Canada and then in rural Tennessee. There was also a long stretch in which he was terrified of alien abduction. He earned a degree in creative writing. He taught high school and then attended journalism school. He wrote for the smallest of small-town newspapers before finally becoming a full-time science writer and podcaster. He’s currently a senior writer at HowStuffWorks and has co-hosted the science podcast Stuff to Blow Your Mind since its inception in 2010. In his spare time, he enjoys traveling with his wife Bonnie, discussing dinosaurs with his son Bastian and crafting the occasional work of fiction.