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Recapturing the Future

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Recapturing the Future looks back at those exciting visions of the future we once had. From computer driven cars to monorails, from smart houses to floating cities, from space sports to interstellar travel, in the spirit of the innovative and forward thinking concepts of the great worlds fairs to Walt Disneys Epcot, we cover the technology and exciting concepts of future living.

Latest Episodes

#8 - China Part 1

During this episode we begin a futuristic tour of China and talk about some of the new train systems that are being developed. We also begin a gadget segment and this episode discuss a personal aircraft being designed by Nasa.

42 MIN2011 SEP 2
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#8 - China Part 1

#7 - Dubai Part 2

During this episode we finish our two part series on Dubai. In todays episode we talk about some of the new and exciting plans for Dubais including the 108 story Burj Al Alam with double deck elevators, the Hydropolis hotel - the worlds first luxury underwater hotel, Donald Trumps abandoned Trump Dubai hotel, and the Dubai Promenade, a donut shaped 5 star hotel.

49 MIN2011 AUG 2
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#7 - Dubai Part 2

#6 - Dubai Part 1

During this episode we begin a two part series on Dubai. This United Arab Emirate has aggressively pioneered into the future with enormous archictectual feats such as the 164 floor Burj Dubai, an indoor Ski Resort, and the Palm Jumeirah Islands. But wait until you hear about some of the plans this desert metropolis has.

40 MIN2011 JUL 2
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#6 - Dubai Part 1

#5 - Skyweb and Virgin

During this episode we start in on our News of the Future segment. We cover the Skyweb Express system also known as Taxi 2000. We also discuss Virgin and how Sir Richard Branson is shaking up both the private space travel and sea exploration industries.

30 MIN2011 JUN 2
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#5 - Skyweb and Virgin

#4 - DAPS Magic - Epcot Part 3

Mr Daps and Drew from DAPS Magic join us for the last segment of our 3 part tour of Epcot. In this episode we examine Epcot today, how it contrasts from the original Epcot planned in the 1960s, what we like about Epcot and where we hope its going. Mr. Daps and Drew take us on a fun tour of the future world park and uncover some of the hidden beauties of the great attractions that include Spaceship Earth, Innoventions, Universe of Energy, Mission Space, Test Track, Captain EO, Journey into Imagination, Soarin and The Living Seas. We also make two announcements regarding changes to the format of this podcast.

76 MIN2011 MAY 2
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#4 - DAPS Magic - Epcot Part 3

#3 - Josh Pettit, Epcot Part 2

Disney Expert Josh Pettit will join us for our third episode as we continue our three part series on Epcot. We cover Epcot from its opening in 1982 and the style it retained through the 90s. We focus on two dark ride attractions, Horizons and World of Motion, and then do a virtual tour of the entire future world park and talk about Spaceship Earth, Communicore, The Living Seas, The Land, Figment, World of Motion, Horizons, Wonders of Life and Universe of Energy.

75 MIN2011 APR 2
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#3 - Josh Pettit, Epcot Part 2

#2 - Chad Emerson, Epcot Part 1

During our second episode we will begin a three part segment on Epcot. Our first segment will cover Walts initial plans for Epcot which were quite unlike the Epcot we know today. We will also talk to Chad Emerson author of Project Future which gives a great account of the very beginning of how the Walt Disney World Resort landed in Florida and the challenges that were encountered by the Walt Disney Company, and one of Chads heros, Roy Disney.

68 MIN2011 MAR 2
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#2 - Chad Emerson, Epcot Part 1

#1 - Brent Dodge, People Mover

During our first episode we will talk to Brent Dodge, author of From Screen to Theme. We will also give you a little background on what Recapturing the Future is all about and we will cover the People Mover and Futurama of 1939 Worlds Fair.

44 MIN2011 FEB 1
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#1 - Brent Dodge, People Mover
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Latest Episodes

#8 - China Part 1

During this episode we begin a futuristic tour of China and talk about some of the new train systems that are being developed. We also begin a gadget segment and this episode discuss a personal aircraft being designed by Nasa.

42 MIN2011 SEP 2
Comments
#8 - China Part 1

#7 - Dubai Part 2

During this episode we finish our two part series on Dubai. In todays episode we talk about some of the new and exciting plans for Dubais including the 108 story Burj Al Alam with double deck elevators, the Hydropolis hotel - the worlds first luxury underwater hotel, Donald Trumps abandoned Trump Dubai hotel, and the Dubai Promenade, a donut shaped 5 star hotel.

49 MIN2011 AUG 2
Comments
#7 - Dubai Part 2

#6 - Dubai Part 1

During this episode we begin a two part series on Dubai. This United Arab Emirate has aggressively pioneered into the future with enormous archictectual feats such as the 164 floor Burj Dubai, an indoor Ski Resort, and the Palm Jumeirah Islands. But wait until you hear about some of the plans this desert metropolis has.

40 MIN2011 JUL 2
Comments
#6 - Dubai Part 1

#5 - Skyweb and Virgin

During this episode we start in on our News of the Future segment. We cover the Skyweb Express system also known as Taxi 2000. We also discuss Virgin and how Sir Richard Branson is shaking up both the private space travel and sea exploration industries.

30 MIN2011 JUN 2
Comments
#5 - Skyweb and Virgin

#4 - DAPS Magic - Epcot Part 3

Mr Daps and Drew from DAPS Magic join us for the last segment of our 3 part tour of Epcot. In this episode we examine Epcot today, how it contrasts from the original Epcot planned in the 1960s, what we like about Epcot and where we hope its going. Mr. Daps and Drew take us on a fun tour of the future world park and uncover some of the hidden beauties of the great attractions that include Spaceship Earth, Innoventions, Universe of Energy, Mission Space, Test Track, Captain EO, Journey into Imagination, Soarin and The Living Seas. We also make two announcements regarding changes to the format of this podcast.

76 MIN2011 MAY 2
Comments
#4 - DAPS Magic - Epcot Part 3

#3 - Josh Pettit, Epcot Part 2

Disney Expert Josh Pettit will join us for our third episode as we continue our three part series on Epcot. We cover Epcot from its opening in 1982 and the style it retained through the 90s. We focus on two dark ride attractions, Horizons and World of Motion, and then do a virtual tour of the entire future world park and talk about Spaceship Earth, Communicore, The Living Seas, The Land, Figment, World of Motion, Horizons, Wonders of Life and Universe of Energy.

75 MIN2011 APR 2
Comments
#3 - Josh Pettit, Epcot Part 2

#2 - Chad Emerson, Epcot Part 1

During our second episode we will begin a three part segment on Epcot. Our first segment will cover Walts initial plans for Epcot which were quite unlike the Epcot we know today. We will also talk to Chad Emerson author of Project Future which gives a great account of the very beginning of how the Walt Disney World Resort landed in Florida and the challenges that were encountered by the Walt Disney Company, and one of Chads heros, Roy Disney.

68 MIN2011 MAR 2
Comments
#2 - Chad Emerson, Epcot Part 1

#1 - Brent Dodge, People Mover

During our first episode we will talk to Brent Dodge, author of From Screen to Theme. We will also give you a little background on what Recapturing the Future is all about and we will cover the People Mover and Futurama of 1939 Worlds Fair.

44 MIN2011 FEB 1
Comments
#1 - Brent Dodge, People Mover
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