Marty McFly sneakers: Where we're going, we don't need roads
We may not have hoverboards, and we still can't just hydrate a pizza, but Nike is taking us one step closer to the future with these "Back to the Future" inspired shoes. Doc asked Marty to dress up as his son, Martin Jr., and included in the ensemble were self-lacing shoes with a glowing "Nike" logo.
Now -- just a few years shy of 2015 -- they're a reality. Nike flew a blogger from NiceKicks.com out to Los Angeles, where he was given an iPod shuffle programmed with a message from Dr. Emmett Brown himself. "Welcome to Los Angeles. If my calculations are correct, over the next 24 hours you are about to see some serious sh**!"
Along with the iPod he received a box with Doc's movie-inspired mirrored glasses, some '80s candy, and a Pepsi (perfect?)... and an invitation to an epic unveiling. Check out the video below. This is heavy.
So, in short, we need these shoes like... yesterday. The very fabric of the space-time continuum depends on us getting those shoes.