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Since announcing that they were working on an actual working hoverboard late last month, Lexus has been sporadically teasing Back to the Future fanatics and the curious general public alike with quiet updates on the board’s development. So far, what we know about “Slide” is that it uses magnetic levitation and liquid nitrogen cooled superconductors…

Of all of the ‘futuristic’ gadgets that popular culture has dangled in front of consumers without the satisfaction of it being real, the Back to the Future hoverboard (okay, and self-lacing shoes) rank among the highest in the list. While we’ve seen various attempts to create hoverboards over the years – as evidenced by a…