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Interesting Future Forecasts Since 1899-How People From The Past Imagined We’d Be Living Today

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Future Forecasts In 1900, Germany 5Humanity has always been wondering of what the world would look like in the future. Let’s have a look what kind of predictions people in the past made about 2000 and how close they were. I can admit some would be good to become true.

In 1900 Hildebrand’s, a then-leading German chocolate company, produced a set of cards depicting the “sweet” life that awaited us in the year 2000. The truth is that in a few pictures fell close enough.

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In 1899, 1900, 1901 and 1910 Jean-Marc Côté and other French artists depicted their imagination about the future into amusing sketches that were placed in cigarette and cigar boxes. The drawings were later made into postcards and also displayed at the 1900 World Exhibition in Paris.

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Future Forecasts In 1900, France 31We went to the moon in 1969 but in 1900 artists depicted the return of a group of travelers from the moon in the year 2012, believing that lunar travel would that time become routine.

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Future Forecasts In 1900, LondonThis 1909 illustration of New London in the future can be found in the Library of Congress collection.

Now let’s have a look at the future predictions made in USA

Future Forecasts In 1900, USA 3According to the Library of Congress this painting by Harry Grant Dart was used as the cover for an issue of All Story magazine between 1900 and 1910. It’s really surprising seeing a woman at the wheel, women couldn’t even vote in the United States until the Nineteenth Amendment was ratified in 1920.

Future Forecasts In 1900, USAin 1901 the 14-year-old from Milwaukee, Wisconsin  made predictions about what the world of 2001 might look like.

Future Forecasts In 1920, USA This 1920 cartoon of future plane travel can be found in the Library of Congress collection.

Future Forecasts In 1900, USA 21934 issue of Popular Science features the sleek, modern look amphibian train will be able to whiz above desert sands on an overhead rail, or plunge into the water to ford a river.

Future Forecasts In 1926, USA Back then in 1926 sterile pre-cooked cheap meals made in laboratories rather than kitchens seemed like a great idea.

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The same year the Ladies Home Journal article predicted that animals wouldn’t exist in the wild anymore at all, and would only be found in zoos, unless they were in use as livestock or service animals.

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source: wired, publicdomainreview, paleofuture, weburbanist, jerryterrenceoriginal

 

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