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Was Jane Jetson a Child Bride?

A viral tweet about the 1960s TV show The Jetsons recently brought up a troubling question. Was Jane Jetson a child bride? The answer: Not quite. But it’s easy to see why people might be outraged.Read more...
Tags: Science, Cbs, Jetsons, 1960s, Jane Jetson, Hanna Barbera, Age Of Consent, The Jetsons, Classic Animation


Flying cars: why haven't they taken off yet?

Despite their potential, no one has managed to take them from flight of fancy to everyday reality In 1940, Henry Ford said: “Mark my words – a combination aeroplane and motor car is coming.” With flying taxis apparently on the way, it looks like he was right, but what a wait. Eight decades years later, “dude, where’s my flying car?” is shorthand for any stuff “they” promised us that we haven’t got.We have always wanted to fly, so, as soon as cars came on to the scene, we wanted those to fly too....
Tags: Business, Science, Technology, US, World news, Engineering, Air transport, Automotive Industry, Motoring, Manufacturing sector, Jetsons, Aeronautics, Henry Ford


The Jetsons

When I was a kid, two of my favorite cartoons were from Hanna-Barbera; The Flintsones and The Jetsons. I particularly loved The Jetsons. From Wikipedia: the Jetsons live in a comical version of the future, with elaborate robotic contraptions, aliens, holograms, and whimsical inventions.[3][4] The original series comprised 24 episodes and aired on Sunday nights on ABC beginning September 23, 1962, with primetime reruns continuing through September 22, 1963 In the last few weeks, I have been feeli...
Tags: Abc, Wikipedia, Trends, USV, Jetsons, Alexa, Rosie, George, Jetson, Hanna Barbera, VC & Technology, Albert Wenger, Jetsons George Jetson, Hannah Barbera


What's on the Ground in The Jetsons?

Who lives on the ground in the world of The Jetsons? Homeless people and walking birds. This isn’t a fan theory. This is canon. Fight me.Read more...
Tags: Science, Jetsons, The Jetsons


This is the Perfect Time to Bring Back ‘The Jetsons’ (And Here’s How They Should Do It)

After years of development for the big screen and the small screen, Hanna-Barbera’s futuristic cartoon The Jetsons will be reborn on ABC as a live-actino multi-camera comedy. Robert Zemeckis and Jack Rapke will act as executive producers, and Gary Janetti, whose writing and producing credits include Family Guy and Will and Grace, will also executive produce and write the show. While there aren’t many other details out, the news is yet another chapter in Warner Bros. saga to bring The Jetsons ba...
Tags: Hollywood, Television, Movies, Abc, Sci-fi, America, Features, Kanye West, Warner Bros, Jet, Robert Zemeckis, Frankie Valli, Steven Spielberg, Jetsons, Grace, Judy


Live-Action ‘The Jetsons’ Pilot Officially Ordered at ABC [Updated]

Update: Variety reports that ABC has officially ordered a live-action The Jetsons pilot. Robert Zemeckis is still set to executive produce. Our original story follows below. *** Discussions about a live-action movie based on Hanna-Barbera’s 1960s cartoon, The Jetsons, began in the 1990s. Most recently, an animated version at Warner Bros. picked up some momentum with the hiring of Sausage Party co-director, Conrad Vernon. While The Jetsons may finally hit the big screen (again) in the coming yea...
Tags: Television, Movies, Abc, Sci-fi, Kanye West, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Robert-Zemeckis, Robert Rodriguez, Jetsons, Sin City, Zemeckis, George Jetson, Warner Bros TV, Hanna Barbera, Sausage Party


ABC Has Given the Green Light to a Live-Action Jetsons Pilot

ABC has given the green light to a live-action Jetsons pilot ABC has given the green light to a live-action Jetsons pilot, according to Variety. Gary Janetti (Family Guy, Will & Grace) will write and executive produce the multi-cam sitcom which, like its animated source, will be set 100 years from now (the original series was produced in 1962 and set in 2062). Warner Bros. Television is developing the live-action Jetsons pilot. Back to the Future and Who Framed Roger Rabbit filmmaker Robert Z...
Tags: TV, Movies, Abc, TV News, Robert Zemeckis, Robert Rodriguez, Jetsons, Warner Bros Pictures, WBTV, Dolittle, George Jetson, Mel Blanc, Roger Rabbit, Hanna Barbera, William Hanna, Adam Shankman


Robert Zemeckis Executive Producing a Live-Action ‘Jetsons’ Series

Discussions about a live-action movie based on Hanna-Barbera’s 1960s cartoon, The Jetsons, began in the 1990s. Most recently, an animated version at Warner Bros. picked up some momentum with the hiring of Sausage Party co-director, Conrad Vernon. While The Jetsons may finally hit the big screen (again) in the coming years, they may return to television as well. Below, learn more about The Jetsons live-action series in the works. TV Line has learned Warner Bros. TV is developing the series. T...
Tags: Television, Movies, Sci-fi, Kanye West, Steve Carell, Warner Bros, Robert-Zemeckis, Robert Rodriguez, Jetsons, Sin City, Zemeckis, George Jetson, Warner Bros TV, Hanna Barbera, Sausage Party, Conrad Vernon


7 Gadgets From ‘The Jetsons’ That Have Become a Reality

Editor’s Note: This was originally published on RISMedia’s blog, Housecall. See what else is cookin’ now at blog.rismedia.com: Historic Ridgefield, Conn. Estate Sells Before Auction How to Make Your Home Design Pet-Friendly SURVEY: Zillow Instant Offers Creates Industry Firestorm—Take the Survey and Tell Us Where You Stand If you were around during either run of “The Jetsons”—first in 1962 and again in 1985—you may have watched the show and wondered if the technology the futuristic family use...
Tags: Amazon, News, Smartwatch, Dwayne Johnson, Steve Jobs, Siri, Drone, Home Automation, Radio, Nexus, Lg, Roomba, Skype, Facetime, Jetsons, Alexa


5 Things Businesses Can Learn From Dating Apps

by David Lester, Brightworks Managing Director, US Finance Lead Welcome to the 21st Century, where although we’re not quite as established as The Jetsons predicted, groceries can still be delivered by drones, some cars can drive themselves and dating app analogies can be used in the business world. Yes, you heard that right, and you’d be surprised what businesses can take away from dating apps in order to get customers to swipe right on their brand. Don’t believe me? Here are five similarities ...
Tags: Startups, US, Web Apps, Jetsons, Business Advice, Thinking Aloud, Dating Services, David Lester, David Lester Brightworks, Brightworks, New York Lester


Three-mile-high futuristic skyscraper has a smog-eating, self-cleaning coating

What will the world look like in 2062? Manufacturing company Arconic gives us a preview with their latest campaign called "The Jetsons". The firm's engineers teamed up with futurists to update the world of the Jetsons with new design marvels like flying cars and three-mile-high skyscrapers covered in a smog-eating, self-cleaning coating. The thing is, a lot of the technologies showcased in their campaign are already available. Flying cars inspired by nature, 3D-printed aerodynamic airplanes, ...
Tags: Design, Technology, News, Future, Architecture, 3d Printing, Skyscrapers, Cambridge, Skyscraper, Jetsons, Building Materials, McCleary, Bloomframe


The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-Wrestlemania Trailer is Here

The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-Wrestlemania trailer is here Everyone’s favorite futuristic family travels back in time to team up with some of today’s biggest WWE Superstars in The Jetsons & WWE: Robo-Wrestlemania! Check out the trailer below. Following the success of Scooby-Doo! Wrestlemania Mystery, WWE Superstars Big Show, Alicia Fox, Roman Reigns, Seth Rollins and Sheamus team up with George, Elroy and the rest of the Jetsons gang in order to save Orbit City from the wrestle-bot army in an all-n...
Tags: Movies, Digital, Jetsons, Wwe, George, George Jetson, Seth Rollins, Elroy, Movie News, Warner Bros Animation


Watch: Justin Lin's Live-Action 'The Jetsons' Commercial for Arconic

"Meet George Jetson!" For years and years, we've been writing about the hope/possibility of one day seeing a live-action Jetsons movies. At one point, Robert Rodriguez was attached to a version in development at Warner Bros, but it never came together. Now we can get a different glimpse at what a movie might be like. Engineering firm Arconic hired filmmaker Justin Lin (Annapolis, Tokyo Drift, Fast & Furious 4-6, Star Trek Beyond) to make a 60-second commercial for them reimagining The Jetson...
Tags: Movies, Scifi, Warner Bros, Justin Lin, Robert Rodriguez, Jetsons, George Jetson, To Watch


Watch Director Justin Lin’s ‘The Jetsons’ Live-Action Commercial

There have been conversations surrounding a live-action version of The Jetsons for many years now. For a while, Robert Rodriguez was attached to direct, and he even shot some tests for the film. He left the project before returning to it, but for unknown reasons, he exited the director’s chair a second time. Last year, Warner Bros. got the ball rolling on an animated Jetsons film, but we’ve heard little about it since. It looks like we won’t see a live-action Jetsons movie anytime soon, despite...
Tags: Movies, Sci-fi, San Francisco, Paris, Warner Bros, Justin-Lin, Robert Rodriguez, Jetsons, Judy, Video Clips, Yeezy, Jetson, Jane, Lin, George Jetson, Elroy


Arconic Reimagines World of 'The Jetsons' in New Campaign

Global technology, engineering and manufacturing company Arconic is channeling the 1962 cartoon "The Jetsons" in a campaign highlighting the coming innovations in the sky, on the road and in our cities.Arconic, formed from the split of aluminum manufacturer Alcoa earlier this year, created a live-action reimagination of the world of "The Jetsons," a TV series set in the then-100 year future of 2062. The spot depicts a world with flying cars, two-mile-high buildings, and new kinds of spacecraft, ...
Tags: Advertising, Jetsons, Alcoa


Spaceage girl Jetsons sparkle blue futuristic costume (novato) $40

Hand crafted Sparkle blue Lycra space age Jetsons costume. Super stretchy, super comfortable. Best fit prob large. Drape arms, chest slits for a sexy touch.
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12 New Mexico food experiences

NEW MEXICO’S unique mix of Native American, Spanish, and American foods sets it apart from pretty much every other cuisine on the planet, and is worth a visit to the state all on its own. Here are some incredible food and drink experiences to get you started. 1. High-end cuisine in a town named after a game show Photo: Sierra Grande Lodge In 1950, the little hamlet of Hot Springs, NM changed its name to Truth or Consequences in answer to a challenge from the radio game show of the same name....
Tags: Europe, Texas, Mexico, Chile, New Mexico, Gq, Santa Fe, San Antonio, Jetsons, All, Albuquerque, Marie Antoinette, Hot Springs, Lobos, Spaceport America, Espanola


The Coolest (and Weirdest) Stuff From Today's Animation Art Auction

There's an impressive art auction at Profiles in History today and tomorrow featuring everything from wax figures to theme park blueprints. Here's some of the coolest (and weirdest) stuff from it, if you're still looking to get me something for Christmas. For instance, the Alice in Wonderland concept painting above by legendary Disney artist Mary Blair would look great on my wall. And it's only expected to set you back about $12,000 to $15,000!Read more...
Tags: Disney, Wonderland, Animation Auction, Profiles In History, Jetsons, Alice, Mary Blair


We're Still Waiting On The Dishwasher Utopia

Today, roughly 75 percent of American households have a dishwasher. But this wonder of modern kitchen science still lags well behind refrigerators and microwaves — which are both over 95 percent. The automatic dishwasher was the high-tech promise of the 1920s. And the 1950s. And the 1970s. So why has the dishwasher taken so long to become mainstream?Read more...
Tags: Science, Appliances, Jetsons, Paleofuture, Retrofuture, Dishwashers