Future Predictions From The Past

It did not quite make it to the 300 Miles per hour mark, and did not look a think like what they thought it would

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The  Actual first Motorcycle did make it to 173 Miles per hour, but it looked more like this:

In the 1920′s they predicted cities would have grand architecture

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While big cities are quite beautiful, they don’t quite live up the expectations of the 1920′s

We don’t quite have a push button kitchen yet

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But an ice cream truck, or taco vendor on wheels is not so far fetched

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They were not to far off with their prediction of the individual flying jet back pack

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Not quite as compact as they picture, but I am sure it will get there!

This is an pretty hilarious depiction of the invention of an interactive video game

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The console there is more like what we are used to seeing, and actually the first game console that was created for interactive video games.

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In 1942 they came up with this great idea for a living room setting in your car, however WWII stopped it from coming right then.

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This was close to what he had envisioned.

In the 1920′s they pictured multiple level transportation

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Our subway system isn’t quite on the level they were picturing, but it is definitely the same concept.

They made predictions that women would wear *(GASP)* Pants!  Oh, and also a belt that adapts the body to weather changes

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We have not gotten our fancy belt yet, but today women do get to sport around in pants if they want to.

 

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Here are some ideas of the future that are not quite here just yet.

Flying Cars

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Robotic Families

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Self Driving Cars (We are almost there though right?)

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Sources:

Business Insider
Mental Floss
Wikipedia

Happiest Animals in the World

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Source: globalanimal.org 

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Image credits: Sylvain Cordier 

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Source: organicpecans.wordpress.com 

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Image credits: Ronnie Bergström 

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Image credits: Paul Sakuma 

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Image credits: Morten Hilmer 

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Image credits: Luisa Puccini

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Image credits: Chris Gamel

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Image credits: Allen Skyy Enriquez 

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Source: turtlehurtled.com 

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Source: mutantminds.com 

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Image credits: Nemodus 

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Image credits: Maureen Ravelo 

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Image credits: Maureen Ravelo 

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Image credits: Michael Hutch 

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Image credits: Julian Morales 

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Source: imgur 

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Source: reddit 

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Image credits: Alina S 

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Source: imgur 

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Image credits: Jackson Carson 

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Image credits: Andrea Zampatti 

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Image credits: Duncan Noakes 

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Source: hubei.gov.cn 

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This can opener can also be used to open those tough blister packs

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Cassette Tape holder, or phone stand? You Decide

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Rake Hot Dog Roaster

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