It’s crazy to think both how short and infinitely long a century is. You see, Motorola’s DynaTAC, the first cell phone, was launched in 1984 for a price of $3,995. And today, nobody can imagine their life without touch-screen mobiles with integrated Leica cameras and AI face recognition systems that come at much less than Motorola’s initial price.

So imagine how differently people back then perceived the advancements in technology that looked both incredible and life-changing. And they were. But technology, and the world we live in, escalates so quickly that it surpasses our best forecasts for what the future holds.

And this time, we are talking a look at retro-futuristic examples created in the previous century that give us a glimpse into weird and wonderful dreams of the human mind.

#1

An Artists Depiction Of The Future, Painted In 1930

An Artists Depiction Of The Future, Painted In 1930

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Linus Nilsson
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6 months ago

Spot on!

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#2

A Fifties Navigation System. Don't Know Who Imagined This But I Love It!

A Fifties Navigation System. Don't Know Who Imagined This But I Love It!

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Eduard Korhonen
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6 months ago

Actually, it's a ln image someone created in 2013 https://www.designcrowd.com/design/8798738

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To find out more about the weird and wonderful retrofuturism movement, Bored Panda reached out to Lisa Yaszek, a Regents Professor of Science Fiction Studies at the Georgia Institute of Technology.

Lisa explained that when we talk about retrofuturist objects and images, we usually refer to images of the past from the late 1800s through the space race, like many of the images collected here. “And when we look at these images, it becomes clear that people from the past actually had expectations of the future that were often quite like our own!”

#3

1940s Vision Of Food Delivery Future

1940s Vision Of Food Delivery Future

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Sum Guy
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6 months ago

This is actually cool. when you order something, as the truck moves to your house, they are also preparing the food. It gets to you as soon as it's plated. AMAZING

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According to Lisa, “they seem to have been particularly good at extrapolating from all the exciting new communications technologies of the time—telephones, radios, film, and TV—to imagine a range of new communications technologies much like we have now that allow us to talk to anyone from anywhere (#1 and 11), navigate our cars with ease (#2), get breaking news on our screens (#5), and even shop from home (#18 is shockingly on the mark).”

#4

We Really Messed Up

We Really Messed Up

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RadiatorAnkleSpider
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6 months ago

Dude, this would be awesome.

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#5

Television Newspaper - Some Day You May Be Able To Receive The Front Page Of Your Morning Newspaper This Way

Television Newspaper - Some Day You May Be Able To Receive The Front Page Of Your Morning Newspaper This Way

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Sasha Kuleshov
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6 months ago

Why are you sitting so close to the TV ancient people? :O

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#6

Self Driving Cars Of The Future, Circa 1960

Self Driving Cars Of The Future, Circa 1960

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Norma
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6 months ago

Even if this were 100% proven safe, it scares the crap out of me!!

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Moreover, “People of the past were also quite good at anticipating how our clothing and personal presentation might change! Image #1 presents us with the kind of brightly colored, streamlined, unisex uniform first imagined by avant-garde artists and then made popular by science fiction filmmakers in the opening decades of the twentieth century and that are still very much with us today.”

As for image #16, Lisa sees it as an exciting representation of future fashion. “The two models here appear to be wearing then-contemporary undergarments, but other aspects of their styles are very modern! The artist certainly guessed correctly that in the future, we would wear less clothing in public, indulge in more body ornamentation (the man’s tattoos look a lot like the tribal body art that became popular with the Modern Primitive movement in the 1990s), and that gender roles might be less clearly defined.”

#7

2022

2022

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River Webb
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6 months ago

well with covid we are well on our way to doing just that

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#8

'ship's Cat' By Keith Spangle

'ship's Cat' By Keith Spangle

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River Webb
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6 months ago

cats of the future

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#9

The Future Of Phones, 1956

The Future Of Phones, 1956

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Linus Nilsson
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6 months ago

Not even in the imagined picture is it possible to hold the phone comfortably.

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Having said that, the people of the past were not always very accurate with their predictions about the use of big science and big engineering, said Lisa. “Images #15, 19, 20, 21, 22, 25, and 30 are particularly good examples of the utopian dream that someone—possibly the state, possibly a benevolent corporation—will engage in big, public engineering projects that will allow us to live well in the potentially hostile environments we might encounter in the future.”

#10

1970s Futuristic Concept For Jetliner Air Travel

1970s Futuristic Concept For Jetliner Air Travel

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Truth Monster
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6 months ago

Imagine turbulence with that pool.

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#11

James Bond Receives A "Text" Via His Smartwatch In The Spy Who Loved Me

James Bond Receives A "Text" Via His Smartwatch In The Spy Who Loved Me

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Kathryn Baylis
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6 months ago (edited)

But where would he keep the roll of tape the message is stamped onto?

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#12

1969 Japanese Vision Of The Future Classroom, The Odd Part Is That Included Small Robots To Rap Students On The Head When Misbehaving

1969 Japanese Vision Of The Future Classroom, The Odd Part Is That Included Small Robots To Rap Students On The Head When Misbehaving

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Farid Red
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6 months ago

Its not for misbehaving, its for punishment for getting wrong answer. Compare each student screen. Cruel.

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According to the professor, people also had surprisingly different ideas about transportation than we do now. “I get the sense that the women in image #1 have flown their personal airplanes to the restaurant for a quick drink, and I love the idea that we might create maglevs for mass transit and then use balloons and mechanized glass domes for personal travel (#4, 7). People were right to guess that we’d have automated cars (#6, 17), but they clearly didn’t anticipate that such cars would be used mostly for corporate purposes.”

“Finally, as a university professor, I am desperately sad that we have not developed robots to rap students on the head when they are misbehaving as in image #10. Someone needs to start working on that immediately,” the professor commented.

#13

VR In 1989

VR In 1989

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Sum Guy
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6 months ago

Someone keeps saying jesus is lord... I grew up in a christian household but we never forced it down other people's throats. It is annoying

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#14

Artoo Deco

Artoo Deco

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River Webb
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6 months ago

Star Wars inspiration

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#15

How Nasa Imagined Life In Space

How Nasa Imagined Life In Space

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Milan Culik
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6 months ago

So that is where Elysium movie got their inspiration!

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The professor of science fiction studies also noted that it’s important to remember that these futures were not retro to the people who imagined them. “They were modern imaginings of the future, inspired by the cutting-edge sciences and avant-garde arts of the time.”

From the retrofuturist images that were generated between the 1880s and 1960s, “we get a great sense of the sciences and technologies that were most important to people of the past, including new modes of mass and personal transportation, new communication technologies, and new habitats for new forms of living (garden mega-cities and artificial ringworlds),” Lisa explained.

#16

Fashions Of 1950, As Predicted On The Cover Of Life Magazine In 1914

Fashions Of 1950, As Predicted On The Cover Of Life Magazine In 1914

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Meike H
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6 months ago

Is a couple of decades off, but I could see them at burning man

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#17

1981 Vision Of Suburbia After There's No More Room Left For Suburbs

1981 Vision Of Suburbia After There's No More Room Left For Suburbs

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Elaine Verhagen
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6 months ago

I love the fact that everyone still has a garden and freestanding house instead of a balcony with no space.

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#18

Home Shopping In The 1940s

Home Shopping In The 1940s

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Hans
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6 months ago

"Yep, that looks like I don't need it."

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Lisa added that “people were inspired by the rise of modern cities and modern factories to imagine that we would enjoy many large, state- or corporate-sponsored public works projects—and that those projects would combine the best of the natural and technological worlds,” and added: “They are wholeheartedly utopian!”

#19

Futuristic Road Trip With The Family (Bruce Mccall)

Futuristic Road Trip With The Family (Bruce Mccall)

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Linus Nilsson
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6 months ago

All else aside, is a pizza oven in the car too much to ask for?

Strahd Ivarius
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6 months ago

In a British car, it would include a tea-kettle (like in British main battle tanks)

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J. F.
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6 months ago

Is that a South Park character on the boys laptop?

Aimee Walker
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6 months ago

Yes, yes it is....

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Hans
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6 months ago

I like it most that the dog has a screen of his own and obviously enjoys it.

Liz the Wanderer
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6 months ago

And his own headphones!

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Tomas Holicka
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6 months ago

This is Bruce McCall, a pseudo-retro future, done probably after 2000 - see the laptop with the Southpark character...

Corey Smith
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6 months ago

And the girl playing the keyboard has what looks like an ipod and docking station.

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Maddy_BobaTea
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6 months ago

wait! on the laptop near the boy, is that a south park character?????

Paradise
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6 months ago

Said the same thing. I don't think this is an old picture at all.

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Ryan O'Driscoll
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6 months ago

We just gonna ignore the fact that the kid has South Park on his computer

Anita Marx
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6 months ago

Even the doggie gets a screen for looking to the delicious bones. lol

Botox
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6 months ago

And future cat doesn't change. It sleeps!

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CHRISTOPHER BRIDGER
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6 months ago

are they watching south park? (and no, i'm not talking about popeye)

David Beaulieu
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6 months ago

I could stare at his all day. Dog is watching a bone on TV, and listening to... Kid clearly has South Park on his laptop, is playing a video game and watching football? Mom is eating ga plated dinner and watching 2 TVs (or is that just a photo of Popeye?) Is the pizza oven making a large cookie? All day.

Kryogen
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6 months ago

Even the dog is watching his own TV xD

BlueReaper
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6 months ago

Are we forgetting that the pug has dog headphones and is watching a show about bones?

Amazon QT
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6 months ago

No and it’s something I didn’t think I needed, but I’m gonna go pick me up a pug now.

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Hilary Mol
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6 months ago

Can someone tell me what on EARTH the driver is wearing on his head?

Exadoor Rising123
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6 months ago

It says 'Hiway Haircut' if you look closely you'll see some of the cut hair falling away near the back of his neck. :)

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Sum Guy
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6 months ago

Well, they got the number of screens right

Seth Stephens
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6 months ago

I was thinking its too many but then realized I watch a movie with my laptop open and a phone near me. My gosh Im the worst

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Random Person
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6 months ago

love the doggo playing doggo videogames

Kelz
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6 months ago

All of that and no seatbelts?? hahaha!!!

Coco Chanel
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6 months ago

Wait, where are the seatbelts? Even in the future people can still get in car crashes.

Amazon QT
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6 months ago

Ha haaa haaaa there is any at all. Crazy isn’t it.

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Thundercuss
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6 months ago

This can't be from too far in the past. There's a South Park character on the laptop.

fogharty
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6 months ago

This should not have been included, since it is a faux-retro.

Anthony Picco
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6 months ago

Bruce McCall is a humorous illustrator who liked to create absurd visions of the future... this is parody not a realistic projection of the future...

Carrie DeHaven
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6 months ago

Nothing dangerous about a helmet of spinning blades and a basketball net over a pizza oven.

Rachel Connot
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6 months ago

Anyone else notice he's going 88 miles per hour. Very Back to the Future.

elia 84631
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6 months ago

Not too far

No one
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5 months ago

the dog

Dylan
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5 months ago

Damn that looks pretty nice!

Billy The Kid
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6 months ago (edited)

Is that southpark on the laptop?

Caroline Driver
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6 months ago

Hiway Haircut, lmao!

Eric Forster
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6 months ago

Kitty seems remarkably calm.

Seth Stephens
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6 months ago

Just noticed they are going 88 mph, isnt that what the Delorean had to do?

Znaya
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6 months ago

Is it on the road, in the air or under water?

cheeseypenguin
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6 months ago

why not a car that can drive on land and underwater?

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carolgallasz
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6 months ago

They'd be like: "Is a pizza oven over the top?" "Nah, let's do this."

Kathryn Baylis
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6 months ago (edited)

Well, they got one prediction spot on: the cat’s “If I Fits, I Sits” urge hasn’t changed.

River Webb
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6 months ago

how on earth are they not carsick?

Botox
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6 months ago

That's my question! )) I would like future when I am able to read or watch smth on the road!

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Lolliegag
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1 month ago

There is also an iPod in an ihome in front of the little girl

Hans Brandt
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5 months ago

Is that RANDY from Southpark on the laptop?

PeggyWestmoreland
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5 months ago

Why bother?

Izzy
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5 months ago

What year was this made? Because there is a legitimate laptop next to the boy in the backseat

Kim St
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5 months ago

even the dog has a tv. and what is on the drivers head?

Christel Nellemann
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5 months ago

The doggie had bone-tv

Jackie Wacky
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5 months ago

I love the doggy TV!

Sue Sanders
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5 months ago

We're getting there pretty fast.

Kat Hague
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6 months ago

The cat is the only one being normal

A Random Panda
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6 months ago

Is that South Park?

KumagorouBeam
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6 months ago

wait, is that south park on the boys laptop?

OneChill Hill
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6 months ago

88 miles per hour, they're going back to the future !!!

Autumn
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6 months ago

I wanna car piano!!

Mare Freed
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6 months ago

Mom already finished her wine. I might, too.

CharliAnn Olney
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6 months ago

Well they got all the tech right. Even South Park on the laptop!

Susancnw
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6 months ago

That is a giant car...and what is on Dad's head??

MizAdeleM
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6 months ago

The dog is looking a bone on the screen.

Jill Bragdon
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6 months ago

Even the dog has a headset and screen. Alot of this picture is actually true today. Sad how we have gotten away from enjoying each other and nature.

Amy Broderick
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6 months ago

Looks like the boy is watching South Park on his laptop

Yehudit Hannah Cohn
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6 months ago

I love the fact that the cat is turned in the opposite direction from everyone else--including the dog--and could not care less about what everyone else is doing!

Ryan Michael
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6 months ago

What’s with the dad’s head?

Emmaline Yuzu
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6 months ago

why is there a south park character on the laptop beside the cat?

Kat Rob
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6 months ago

A laptop with a South Park character pulled up???

Axel Baer
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6 months ago (edited)

😀 Even the dog has 🎧 a TV screen with a picture of a bone for him!

Jamie S. Martindale
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6 months ago

That's not distracting to the driver at all!

Sarah
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6 months ago

I love that she's playing a keyboard with headphones. That'd be me.

Donae Sommerfeld Lugo
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6 months ago

There are a few things that are just too spot on for me to believe this one is real. Like the laptop with a character from South Park on the screen for example.

Amelia Langley
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6 months ago

on the boy's computer is that SouthPark???

LiuLiu
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6 months ago

no seatbelts -- maybe gravity holds them down

Norart
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6 months ago

Mom watching a flock of seagulls video

Derek Mathias
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6 months ago

There’s is a South Park episode playing on that laptop. So at least that is accurate.

Iguanacircusgirl2000
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6 months ago

What happened to watching the world go by?

CatWoman312
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6 months ago

When was this made? The kid in the back appears to be watching South Park

john hartley
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6 months ago

all the cat gets is a mouse? lol

The one and only
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6 months ago

is that....south park...?

Onion rings like to make your breath smelly
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6 months ago

if only...

Janoel Murrey
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6 months ago

i see south park

Angela
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6 months ago

A pizza oven shouldn't be too much trouble in there. Or a washer/dryer combo.

Thomas Turnbull
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6 months ago

Love the little dog watching the Bone channel

Azziza
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6 months ago

Hang on, this can't be that old. There's a Southpark cartoon on the laptop!

Vicki Perizzolo
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6 months ago

RVs here we come

Azziza
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6 months ago

I love that the pug has his own tv to watch. But what is that weird helmet on dad? Does it block out all the pandemonium going on in the rest of the car? Basketball anyone?

Kelly es muy bonito
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6 months ago

Why does dad have a hair dryer on his head? 😆

Tracy Wolfe
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6 months ago

Check out the dog, lol!

Linda Robinett
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6 months ago

We do have some cars with DVD players and other screens in the back.

Laurie Ostergaard-Overbey
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6 months ago

is that dog tv? only the cat is smart enough to nap....

Sadie Vincent
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6 months ago

is the kid watching south park?! lol yesssss

Dale Overturf
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6 months ago

That kids watching South Park!

Mishte Tine
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6 months ago

Screens, screens everywhere. I don’t know the date of this illustration, but it’s pretty accurate, no?

Azziza
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6 months ago

It can't be that old, Southpark is playing on the laptop next to the boy.

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Nathan Pogorzala
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6 months ago

Is that kid watching South Park?

Jace
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6 months ago

This isn’t really a sincere effort at prediction

Jace
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6 months ago

All I see is endless driver distraction.

Damon Tripodi
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6 months ago

Is that South Park on the laptop?

Amber Duhs
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6 months ago

I mean if you take the drawing with a grain of salt, it's not far off!

Jessica Cifelli
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6 months ago

South Park on the laptop

Ally Kaye
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6 months ago

This doesn't look too far off from a really good Dream Camper

Jimi Laoshi
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6 months ago

Driving while watching tv.... ohhh yeaaaahh

Batgirl Kitty
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6 months ago

This would be awesome!

Shalini Pabreja
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6 months ago

Not too far from the truth!

Woltax
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6 months ago

Doggo with headphones watching bones 🤣👍🏻

Exadoor Rising123
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6 months ago

The driver....'Hiway Haircut'.

Eric Birkeland
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6 months ago

South Park on the laptop?

Uhulifant
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6 months ago

He is driving 88 mph...

Em Watson
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6 months ago

The dog wearing headphones, and watching a video of a bone is just the cutest thing!

Strahd Ivarius
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6 months ago

I like the screen for the dog

Hunglike Jesus
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6 months ago

Yup!!

Zhang Vivian
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6 months ago

These people in the olden days have a wild imagination

Stacy S.
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6 months ago

The South Park Zoom call.

Lisa Shelton
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6 months ago

why does that look like South Park on the laptop next to the kid playing video games?

Samantha Robinson
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6 months ago

Looks like a character from South Park on the son's lap top.

Tiger Pearl
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6 months ago

Wow screens everywhere for everyone... spot on!

deanna woods
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6 months ago

This seems about right.

Gustavo Di Salvo
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6 months ago

They do multitasking the same way I do 😂

mph seti
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6 months ago

The dog has a little TV with a bone on it! Perfect.

Indigo Hue
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6 months ago

There is a south park character on the boys computer screen. Also, the car is going at 88mph :O

Paradise
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6 months ago

The dog watching a bone. Check out the laptop....that's a South Park - esque drawing. When was this made?

Cheryl Skina
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6 months ago

Looks like someone has South Park pulled up on their laptop.

Octavia Hansen
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6 months ago

Don't you leave home to get away from everything? If you take it with you -- why bother?

Brent Sporrer
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6 months ago

The dog is staring at a bone on TV, and has headphones on.

Dreamwolf
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6 months ago

The pug is watching TV!!

Johnny
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6 months ago

Other than the pizza oven, this one is pretty accurate

Gabi
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6 months ago

All it predicted correctly is that the cat would be asleep.

Jenifer Riggs
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6 months ago

The fact that everyone is doing their own thing with their various technologies and not interacting with each other is eerily spot on. Today, almost everyone is always on their devices and don't really interact with eachother

Just another bot
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6 months ago

What's going on with dad's head? And I cant figure out if he is just driving or watching TV?

Faramir10
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6 months ago

I like it.

Grumble O'Pug
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6 months ago

Is this a Mad Magazine folding back cover?

Violet Smith
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6 months ago

Why is Mom watching Popeye?

Sasha Kuleshov
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6 months ago

Great, no one's wearing a seat-belt :O

Suzy the observer
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6 months ago

Everyone in their own little world. Yup, they guessed right.

Robert Bailey
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6 months ago

Popeye, South Park, Casablanca and a bone all in the same car.

columbokateUK
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6 months ago

There's alot of screens in that car. Even the dog has one 😄

Shelby P
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6 months ago

when is this from? I mean there's an accurate depiction of a laptop and nav system but it's clearly a car based on designs from the 1950s & 60s...

Brandi VanSteenwyk
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6 months ago

The boy is playing video games while the girl is enjoying music. At least the backseat doesn't look as otherworldly as the front seat does.

Ploploplop
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6 months ago

Funny how even the dog is watching TV. And Uncle Jimbo from South Park is on the laptop.

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6 months ago

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Sophia Atkinson
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6 months ago

well the planes got this instead cars if you think about it

King Joffrey
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6 months ago

This is the car Homer Simpson designed...

Valerio Denicolo'
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6 months ago

There's a South Park episode on the computer next to the kid!

Jill Tremblay
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6 months ago

Certainly no worrisome distractions there.......

Batwench
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6 months ago

Why does it have a South Park looking character in it? Monitor to left of boy.

Luna Lovegood!
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6 months ago

yeah, but all of that's too distracting for the driver.

Shelli Aderman
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6 months ago

No seatbelts?

Seth Stephens
Community Member
6 months ago

The first couple glances I totally thought that was a turkey roasting in the back seat. Nope. It's just a cat catting

third molar
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6 months ago

Heavy stereotyping going on

kjorn
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6 months ago

no seat belt?. Looks like a car Homer Simpson would've built

François Carré
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6 months ago

One of the parents should be saying "couldn't we just TALK like any normal family ?"

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#20

City Of The Future As Imagined In 1908

City Of The Future As Imagined In 1908

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Nea
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6 months ago

A very Hollywoodish imagination

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#21

The Future We Were Promised

The Future We Were Promised

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Rose the Cook
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6 months ago

The Hover Car.

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Meanwhile, Lina Survila, a global tech PR and chief editor at Abstract Stylist, also told Bored Panda that “artists had the perfect vision, and it seems they were very close to the ideas we see today.”

Moreover, “Retro futurist aesthetics have touched every possible art form there is. Fashion is no exception. When we think of futurism in fashion and a bright vision of what the future might be, we think of Paco Rabanne. The Spanish fashion designer was active in the '60s and totally disrupted the fashion scene with retrofuturistic designs and his ideas of how people would dress in the future (most likely, that future is now).”

#22

Soviet Vision Of The Future In The 1930s

Soviet Vision Of The Future In The 1930s

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Linus Nilsson
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6 months ago

No, I wont say it... Don't you try forcing me to say it!

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#23

Futuristic Netherlands, Drawn In 1970

Futuristic Netherlands, Drawn In 1970

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Truth Monster
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6 months ago

Clever use of land.

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#24

1984 Smart Watch

1984 Smart Watch

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River Webb
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6 months ago

what a pain to put on

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Retro ideas of how the future would look inspired many creators, artists, and thinkers, “from architect and designer Matti Suuronen (Futuro house created in the 1970s) to writer Isaac Asimov's book The Naked Sun.” Lina added that The Jetsons with their retrofuturistic flying cars also deserve a big shout-out in popularizing the movement’s aesthetics in popular culture.

#25

The 2020 Olympics...not 100% Accurate

The 2020 Olympics...not 100% Accurate

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River Webb
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6 months ago

If only

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#26

Monsanto House Of The Future 1957

Monsanto House Of The Future 1957

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N G
Community Member
6 months ago

Now I know where some of the Grand Designs lot got their inspiration. Anyone else looking for Kevin McCloud in this pic?

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#27

Worst Space Suit Design Ever?

Worst Space Suit Design Ever?

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Annamagelic
Community Member
6 months ago

One thing I appreciate about this is both individuals are equally underdressed. Too often female characters get a bikini while male characters get practical coverage. But this guy forgot his pants too.

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#28

This Was An Actual Space Suit Grumman Aircraft Corp Tried To Sell Nasa In 1962

This Was An Actual Space Suit Grumman Aircraft Corp Tried To Sell Nasa In 1962

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River Webb
Community Member
6 months ago

it looks like a salt shaker grew arms and legs

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#29

Teen-Agers Of The 21st Century

Teen-Agers Of The 21st Century

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N G
Community Member
6 months ago

Ah, teen-speak. Incomprehensible to the over 40s in the past, present and future!

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#30

Nuke-Proof Underground City Below Manhattan, 1969 (Oscar Newman)

Nuke-Proof Underground City Below Manhattan, 1969 (Oscar Newman)

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Mr Red
Community Member
6 months ago

Or we could get rid of all nukes...

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