This man claims to have visited the year 2118 – and says he has a photograph that proves his outrageous claim.
But you probably shouldn’t make friends with a mad scientist and plan a trip to the distant future just yet.
That’s because the image produced by Alexander Smith doesn’t exactly back up his wild claim that time travel is real and has already been mastered by humanity.
In an interview with YouTube channel Apex TV, Mr Smith explains that he took the photo of a city skyline in 2118 – but it was distorted during the ‘time travel process’ when he returned to the present day.
In the video, Mr Smith’s arm shakes as he dramatically pulls the photo out of his suit pocket and holds it up to the camera.
The result is pretty underwhelming – the blurry picture appears to show a number of large, odd-shaped buildings that are green in colour.
Mr Smith, who has an American accent, claimed he was on a top secret CIA mission in 1981, and the agency is seeking his whereabouts.
He said: ‘I have something to show you today. This picture was taken in the year 2118. This picture was the city I walked in.
‘I’ll never forget when I took that picture. It was right outside the city, before I had walked into it.
‘I chose to wait until now to reveal that picture to you because I didn’t know if the world was ready to see it.’
There are plenty of holes in Mr Smith’s story – he doesn’t reveal how he travelled to the future and returned, where the picture was taken, or explain what the odd buildings are.
He said he was speaking out to warn humanity of ‘many’ threats – particularly global warming – and said aliens will come to Earth in the ‘mid 21st century’.
Mr Smith added: ‘The number one threat to humanity as we know it is global warming, rising sea levels as well as the increase in Co2 in our atmosphere.
‘We must take steps now to combat global warming.’