From Buzz Feed:
27 Science Fictions That Became Science Facts In 2012
Silk stronger than steel! Functioning invisibility cloaks! Spray-on skin for burn victims! Self-driving cars! Robotic exoskeletons!
No. This is not the Jetsons or Star Trek, but it could be. This past year saw the emergence of things we have only read about in books or seen in movies, and the implications are staggering. This is a great read.