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31 Hilarious Vintage Ads That Tried to Predict the Future  

Ashley Reign
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When it comes to old predictions of the future, people from the past could never have imagined a world where humans put a man on the moon, or electric cars that could start with the push of a button. Who could've imagined that everyone would have smart phones that fit in our pockets. Devices that are capable of answering any question in the world, or to look at pictures of cats. Any cat. You can look at basically anyone's cat whenever you want. Our ancestors could have never ever in a million years imagined that. So what did the people in the past think the world would look like today? Check out these hilarious vintage ads and find out!

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1924's Scientific Mating Method Prediction: Eat Your Heart Out Match.com
1924's Scientific Mating M... is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list 31 Hilarious Vintage Ads That Tried to Predict the Future
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1955 Dares Envision Air-Conditioning on the Go
1955 Dares Envision Air-Condit... is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list 31 Hilarious Vintage Ads That Tried to Predict the Future
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1956's Air Curtain Entrance-Ultimately Out-Done by the Revolving Door
1956's Air Curtain Entranc... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list 31 Hilarious Vintage Ads That Tried to Predict the Future
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This "America's Electric Light and Power" Ad for Self-Driving Future Cars
This "America's Electr... is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list 31 Hilarious Vintage Ads That Tried to Predict the Future
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