Here, see what experts then were saying a century ago about how the height of women has changed over the years. They suggested that women were indeed growing taller – and modern data backs that up.
When you look back at how people talked about and used computers in the 1960s, it’s easy to get a feel for how exciting the technological advances were at the time. It was a whole new wild frontier.
Monsanto’s Home of the Future at Disneyland – set in the futuristic year 1986 – was built almost entirely of plastic, either alone or in combination with traditional building materials.
Never having to come up from underground? Cars routinely going 130 MPH? Completely automated cleaning? Solar power dominant? See these and many more predictions from 1906!
The car of the future will be weather-proof, and that the sides, front, rear, and roof will probably be made of glass. The entire control of the machine will be simplified, and perhaps located in a set of push buttons.
Wherever you look today, electric service makes good things possible. Imagine what it’ll do for you tomorrow. Maybe there will be flying cars – or even flying campers that can plug in for recharging.
Electricity will cure all the ills of the world, predicts Thomas Edison, whose inventive genius is responsible for the widespread application of electricity.
What is the average lifespan for men and women in America? Among the curious things shown by the census of 1880 is the new data relative to the US life expectancy.
Predictions of the future from the early 1900s included the idea that a subway shuttle across New York City would be replaced with a moving sidewalk built in three sections, one of which would offer seating.
Individuals to matter less in 2000 Today’s family may fade away, like horse and buggy By the year 2000, Americans may travel by ballistic missile,
Record them over and over again. The life of a Scotch brand cassette is a long one. Even when you record on it time after time.
If the past foretells the future, and present trends point the way, many millions will live to see peace, prosperity, health, longer life and greater luxuries than ever were known. A woman may be President!
What’s in store for the next 10 years? To shed light on the future, Family Weekly invited leaders from all walks of life to gaze into their crystal balls and report what they see. Welcome to the ’80s.
Street scene, USA, 1958 Many changes from yesterday… but “even more dramatic” changes in cars ahead for tomorrow Big cars dominate a typical city block
A chapter of history illustrated Saint Paul in 1853 / Saint Paul in 1886 / Saint Paul in 1919 An excerpt from the accompanying article: A young
Do you recognize this New York thoroughfare? No! Then bring a prophetic eye to bear on it This shows part of Seventh Avenue (now dirty,