Watchmen technology in the real world

Publication: MSNBC.com   Date: March 4, 2009   View Article

“Watchmen,” a graphic novel set in 1985, adds a few twists to the typical superhero story – including technological advances that were not that far ahead of their time, such as genetic engineering and electric cars. Now the upscale comic-book series has been adapted for the big screen. How do the concepts featured in “Watchmen” compare with real life in the 21st century?

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