Transportable blocks of houses being carried by freight trains

What People 100 Years Ago Thought Life Would Be Like Today

Greetings Space Cadets, At the end of the 19th century, postcards drawn by various European artists predicting scenes from the future were hidden inside cigarette packs and chocolate boxes.

Let’s take a look at this series of these fascinating illustrations that depicted the world as it was imagined 100 years ago to be like today.

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Amphibious railway boats

Amphibious railway boats.

A roof installed over an entire city to protect residents from heavy showers and storms

A roof installed over an entire city to protect residents from heavy showers and storms.

A weather-control machine chasing the storm clouds away

A weather-control machine chasing the storm clouds away.

Transportable blocks of houses being carried by freight trains

Transportable blocks of houses being carried by freight trains.

Automatic moving sidewalks carry people in every direction

Automatic moving sidewalks carry people in every direction.

People walk on water with the help of individual air balloons that keep them on the surface

People walk on water with the help of individual air balloons that keep them on the surface.

Video calls and communication that’s not dependent on distance

Video calls and communication that’s not dependent on distance.

People using airships as an everyday form of transportation

People using airships as an everyday form of transportation.

A war fought in the skies involving a battleship attached to a gigantic balloon

A war fought in the skies involving a battleship attached to a gigantic balloon.

Farmers cultivating their lands simply by sitting in front of an electric device, pressing buttons and handling a lever

Farmers cultivating their lands simply by sitting in front of an electric device, pressing buttons and handling a lever.

A maid cleans a house with the help of an electric scrubbing machine

A maid cleans a house with the help of an electric scrubbing machine.

Knowledge being channelled into students’ heads through headsets at school

Knowledge being channelled into students’ heads through headsets at school.

Barbers cutting their clients’ hair all at once by operating a single, multifunctional machin

Barbers cutting their clients’ hair all at once by operating a single, multifunctional machin

Flying taxis circling over cities and giving lifts to residents

Flying taxis circling over cities and giving lifts to residents.

Firefighters wearing wingsuits to help them easily put out fires and save everyone

Firefighters wearing wingsuits to help them easily put out fires and save everyone.

Police possessing flying gadgets go after aerial criminals at large

Police possessing flying gadgets go after aerial criminals at large.

People travel beneath the ocean by underwater buses drawn by tamed whales

People travel beneath the ocean by underwater buses drawn by tamed whales.

Riding on eels

Riding on eels.

People playing croquet at the bottom of the sea

People playing croquet at the bottom of the sea.

People fishing the other way round

People fishing the other way round.

Greetings Space Cadets, I’m Dr Ravenholm, (or DR Yuill-Kirkwood to people that know me). Welcome to my site Transparent-Aluminium.net to the uninitiated our name is in reference to one of my favourite things, Star Trek. My site was created mainly to showcase my photographic work, and my random expeditions and adventures. Other than my photography I love movies, and gaming on my Xbox and reading. Some of my favourites being Star Trek, Lord Of The Rings, Serenity, Firefly (Jewel Staite being the most beautiful girl in the verse), Mass Effect, Halo, and Skyrim, I could go on. I hope you enjoy my site and I can also be found in the following places… Twitter: @DRYuillKirkwood on Xbox Live: Dr Ravenholm, on Google+ and on Facebook.

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Greetings Space Cadets, I'm Dr Ravenholm, (or DR Yuill-Kirkwood to people that know me). Welcome to my site Transparent-Aluminium.net to the uninitiated our name is in reference to one of my favourite things, Star Trek. My site was created mainly to showcase my photographic work, and my random expeditions and adventures. Other than my photography I love movies, and gaming on my Xbox and reading. Some of my favourites being Star Trek, Lord Of The Rings, Serenity, Firefly (Jewel Staite being the most beautiful girl in the verse), Mass Effect, Halo, and Skyrim, I could go on. I hope you enjoy my site and I can also be found in the following places... Twitter: @DRYuillKirkwood on Xbox Live: Dr Ravenholm, on Google+ on Facebook.

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