Japan's giant construction company, Obayashi Corporation, has announced that it plans to build an elevator into space by the year 2050.
The Transhumanist Party candidate called in from the campaign trail and his "Immortality Bus" to help us look forward to 2016...and to 2050. We also look back at scientific highlights of 2015.
A study by industry data and consulting firm IHS predicts that, by 2050, nearly all road vehicles will be of the self-driving variety.
John La Grou, founder and CEO at Millennia Music & Media Systems, forecast how recorded sound will evolve over the coming decades.
Samsung squeezes in another camera in the $150 gap between its just-released NX1100 and NX300, emphasizing the touch-screen and wireless experience.
Instead of a downgrade to 5GB of storage, Apple has pushed users' renewal dates 38 years in the future.
Hate slow elevators? Try taking a ride on one that travels 22,000 miles above Earth.
Airbus unveiled its concept of what air travel will be like in 2050, with organic self-cleaning materials, virtual reality and panoramic views.
Welcome aboard this news story from CNET UK to the Airbus aeroplane of the future. We'll be cruising through a selection of photos of see-through planes.
Solar, wind, and hydropower could supply the bulk of energy demand by the middle of the century but there are substantial political and technical barriers to that change.