6 Ideas That Were Way Ahead Of Their Time

By, like, one hundred years.

1. Rollerbladers.

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In 1823, gentlemen wear in-line “Volito” skates. At right, some very cool ’90s people.
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2. The modern relationship.

At left, an imagination of two people of 1906 using wireless communication devices. But they’re not talking to each other.

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3. Thriller.

Awesome people dancing in 1903 vs. Michael Jackson.

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4. Nerds! <3

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1930s youths reenact a Macedonian battle vs. cosplay nerds of today.
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5. Afros.

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Victorian beauty vs. disco beauty.
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6. RoboCop.

‘Nuff said.

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