Bucky Fuller’s Dymaxion Car – Invention Ahead of Its Time or Death Trap?

Bucky Fuller’s Dymaxion Car – Invention Ahead of Its Time or Death Trap?

To be completely honest, I’ve never really understood all the adulation showered upon Buckminster Fuller. Yes, I know he was a visionary who popularized (but did not invent) the geodesic dome, which has some practical applications, but a lot of his innovations seem to me to be just a bit crackpotish. With the exception of the aforementioned domes, few of his other projects were fully practical. Take his Dymaxion car for example.

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Banking magnate heir says he’s flat broke

Banking magnate heir says he's flat brokeState news 3 tile(Photo: Argus Leader)SIOUX FALLS, S.D. – A man who was thought to be one of the wealthiest in South Dakota is insolvent.Tom Vucurevich, the heir to banking magnate John T. Vucurevich, notified creditors through his lawyer that he doesn’t have the money to pay millions of dollars in claims. Those claims were genera…

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