Great Scott! Crack Open A Pepsi Perfect For 'Back To The Future Day'

The future seemed so far away 30 years ago. Now here we are, awash in commercialism and nostalgia on " Back to the Future Day,"

In Back to the Future Part II, Marty McFly travels to October 21, 2015, to save his children.To mark this important date in the iconic film series, we've put together a collection of the best content for you junkies.

Quartz takes a look at what "Back to the Future II" got right about futuristic tech, including flat screen TVs, video phones and 3D entertainment. They also discuss what the film got wrong - chiefly, time travel.

Meanwhile, CollegeHumor offers a look at what "Back to the Future II" would be like if Doc and Marty traveled to the actual 2015, where the DeLorean is grounded due to concerns over terrorism:

Want to see where we are on hoverboard technology? Check out this clip of Tony Hawk riding a demo that will go on sale today:

Limited edition bottles of Pepsi Perfect (the drink featured in the retro 80s diner from the fictitious 2015) will also go on sale today:

We all know that the DeLorean was the signature vehicle of the BTTF series. But Marty McFly's dream ride souped-up pickup, which Toyota has been developing in honor of the franchise. Today, the car manufacturer released a sneak peak of that truck:

In other car news, the Canadian government has issued a recall on the DeLorean DMC-12 model due to a defect in its flux capacitor. (No, not really.)


Prime Minister-designate Boris Johnson has dabbled with illicit drugs in the past, but reforming the United Kingdom's antiquated cannabis laws probably won't be part of his future. On Monday it was officially announced that MP Boris Johnson had been elected as Leader of the Conservative Party, which means he will succeed outgoing Prime Minister Theresa May as the head of government. Johnson is expected to take a different approach to politics than his predecessor, but anyone hoping that he will push for national cannabis reform probably shouldn't hold their breath.

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