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Happy Birthday, H.G. Wells.

Here’s a look at how Wells’ fictional visions became 21st-century reality.

For one, the title of one of his books foretold one of the greatest technological achievements in the history of humankind: landing men on the moon.

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There’s a Discovery Channel special called “The Prophets of Science Fiction” - describes how Wells and Verne predicted a good chunk of the 20th century 70-80 years in advance. Some people just see farther.

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Source: news.discovery.com
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