the year 2000 as depicted in 1910

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  1. Varda The Bug Lady Valued Senior Member

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  3. Enmos Staff Member

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    LOL that was awesome, thanks !

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  5. draqon Banned Banned

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    "Correspondence Cinema" stood out the most...do we actually have that sort of technology now?

    Imagine watching a movie and being able to change the turn of events by being involved in that movie as one of the characters...sort of like virtual reality. Niiiiice
     
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    I liked "Heating with Radium"

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  8. draqon Banned Banned

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    lol...in UK they heat things up with polonium
     
  9. superstring01 Timelord in training. Moderator

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    A very amusing one is the Good Housekeeping article from 1955 that had suggestions to women for maintaining a happy marriage. You've gotta read this one ladies!

    Good Housekeeping 1955

    ~String
     
  10. Borsviek ****** Registered Senior Member

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    If I lived in 1955, i'd be in the USSR, and very happy.

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  11. Borsviek ****** Registered Senior Member

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    Interesting article though, string.
     
  12. draqon Banned Banned

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    1955...yes, those were the days. Stalin died just than.
    Dawn of Space Age.
     
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    It's called Internet Porn Live Cams.
     
  15. draqon Banned Banned

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    wow...I wouldn't know anything about that...but, how in the world do you know about that sort of thing?

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  16. one_raven God is a Chinese Whisper Valued Senior Member

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    Well, now you do.
    Search in Google, and you can go play and direct movies to your little heart's content for only $19.95 per month (with the auto rebilling option).
     
  17. Avatar smoking revolver Valued Senior Member

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    Home computer in the year 2004.

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  18. RubiksMaster Real eyes realize real lies Registered Senior Member

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    That's actually just a photoshopped picture of a submarine control room. The caption is completely made up.
     
  19. Avatar smoking revolver Valued Senior Member

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    Oh, sorry. I thought that big wheel was kinda fishy.

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  20. Challenger78 Valued Senior Member

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    Love the image of the school, now just replace the headphones with mp3's in ear ones, and the books with speakers.
     
  21. Avatar smoking revolver Valued Senior Member

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    It's actually quite impractical to learn from audio recordings rather than books if you've tried that.
    Besides in-ear headphones are very bad for hearing and should not be used for long periods of time, such as during lessons.

    Audio lectures are mostly good for language learning and something to listen to during bus, train or plane trips.
     
  22. USS Exeter unamerican american Registered Senior Member

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    Radium Heated Rooms

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    This one was especially my favorite. Back then, they had thought that radium was healthy and sometimes ate it!

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    It is amazing they actually got a few right!
     

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