All the futuristic technologies in 'Black Panther,' and how close they are to becoming reality

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All the futuristic technologies in 'Black Panther,' and how close they are to becoming reality

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The fictional city of Wakanda features high tech like you've never seen.

"Black Panther" is officially a box office and cultural phenomenon

The Afro-futurist blockbuster takes place in Wakanda, a fictional African nation that is generations ahead of the rest of the world technologically, but chooses to hide its innovations in order to protect its people.

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Since there were some clear connections between the fantasies of "Black Panther" and actual innovation happening in the real world, we took a closer look at a some of the most exciting technologies featured in "Black Panther," and tried to figure out how close these technologies are to becoming reality. (Warning: Massive spoilers ahead.)