We have come a long way in just a few years and here are 22 pictures that prove it. Forget 2015, we are already in the future.
1. There is an app that translates signs in real time.
via Word Lens
2. Astronauts are taking selfies like this in space.
3. This guys bionic arm.
4. And this robotic hand doing up a shoelace.
5. Water resistant protection like this exists.
6. Cities are growing quicker than ever. This is Shanghai between 1987 and now:
7. There are entire libraries where you just scan the QR code to get the book you want.
8. Adverts that interact with their surroundings.
9. Ice Cream holograms are a real thing.
10. Oculus rift being used for 3D sculpting.
11. All of this now fits in your pocket.
12. The amount of new planets discovered this year compared to all previous years.
13. There is a bin that knows where your rubbish is going to land.
14. Robots are getting more realistic.
15. This door:
16. Scientists can turn memories into videos.
17. This has happened.
18. Bathrooms with smart glass that comes on when you lock the door. Would you trust it?
19. This is what can be done with a green screen.
20. This automatically stabilising spoon for people with parkinson's.
21. Transparent cars are being developed.
22. How gatherings have changed:
If you were getting a little too excited about the future though, here's a reminder that we still have some problems to overcome...