These colorful pictures show how people imagined future a century ago
Sometimes we think about what life will look like 100 years from now, but no one knows the right answer. Anyway, today we know for sure how people of the past imagined our present – and some of these pictures are hilarious.
#1 An electric flying in a picture drawn in 1893 by Albert Rodida
#2 The concept of a pneumatic tube train from Albert Robida's "The Twentieth Century", 1882
#3 This artist even predicted video chats:
Do you recognize yourself? :)
#4 "Téléphonoscope" – a concept of a device similar to a TV set, but meant to broadcast newspapers and magazines
#5 A futuristic view of air travel over Paris in 2000 (c. 1902)
#6 France in 2000 year (1910) – listening to "phonographic messages":
A robot tailor:
An electric train to Beijing:
Heating with radium – people thought of such inventions before they understood the risks:
Fish riding in the Pacific – do you think we will invent such sport one day?
Listening to a newspaper:
Car shoes – a prototype of a segway and a hoverboard:
A prototype of a travel trailer:
Did you like the pictures? Which one surprised you the most? What do you think will our planet look like in 100 years?
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