Via Dominique Mosbergen of the Huffington Post, the age of jetpacks may finally be here:

According to reports this week, the human race is now one step closer to fulfilling its jetpack dream thanks to the work of Martin Aircraft Company, the New Zealand-based organization behind the Martin Jetpack, considered to be the world’s first commercial device of its kind.

Here’s a photo of the jetpack in action, courtesy of Wiki Commons: