Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

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"Imagine having your phone take up half of your living room wall."

1 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Air travel is one of those things that seemed cooler in the past."


2 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"The term ’’jet set’’ comes from the 1950s, when jet passenger service catered primarily to the wealthy."

"Let’s take a moment to appreciate the sleek design of modern computers."


3 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Fun fact: the first mechanical computer was invented between 1833 and 1871, becoming the first device that resembles the computer we know today."

"This trivial everyday object has proven to be a life-saver so many times."


4 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Would you let your child play with this nineteenth-century mechanical crawling baby toy?"


5 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Humble beginnings of the gym treadmill back in the 1920s"

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6 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"In the old days, keeping your bed warm without getting burned was quite an accomplishment."


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"Here’s another item that could cause serious burns if not handled carefully."


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"Modern-day fire extinguishers are so underwhelming compared to these beauties from the ’60s."


9 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Looks like a lot of modern-day folks would need strong muscles to operate this retro heavy-duty cash register."


10 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Sometimes it’s necessary to trade elegance for comfort."

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11 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"It wasn’t until the 1930s that both women and men could wear shorts in public without being frowned upon."

"Active girls of the nineteenth century had a very bold approach to fashion and cycling."


12 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"It took centuries for the mass production of newspapers to take off."


13 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Although the first commercial printing press appeared in 1450, it wasn’t until 1605 when the first official newspaper was printed in Europe."

"Yet another kitchen item that radically changed its look"


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"Kids will be kids, no matter the century."


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"In the early twentieth century, diving was reserved only for the strong and brave."

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16 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"The computer mouse is a perfect illustration of how much technology has evolved over the past decades."


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"More than 100 years have passed between the invention of the first mechanical computer and the computer mouse."

"Vending machines have been around longer than we think."


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"Shoes have clearly come a long way from pre-historic models to present-day footwear."


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"The movie projector went through a makeover that made it far less pleasing to the eye but way more practical."


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"If ’’nostalgia’’ was a color, it would be the shade of red used for this 1920s telephone booth."

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21 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"Yet another one of those everyday household items that we often take for granted"


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"This essential toiletry item that went through a drastic transformation"


23 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

"We can’t help but wonder if these antique washing machines made socks disappear like modern ones do."


24 Technology Then And Now (24 pics)

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