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17 Things We Have Today That You Would Have Never Believed Were Possible 10 Years Ago

The future is kinda here already.

1. Being perfectly OK with getting into strangers cars — aka Uber:

2. Or what about AirBnB and the fact that you're staying in a stranger's house for money?

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I bet you also never thought you'd stay at a rando's house when they're not there. What a wild world this is.

3. Venmo!

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Sending anyone money, from your phone, with a tap of a button is insane. Add to the fact that it's also free, and that's the future people.

4. Speaking of money...what about digital money, aka Bitcoin:

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As of today, one Bitcoin is worth $9,596. AND IT'S NOT EVEN REAL. Imagine trying to explain Bitcoin to your 2007 self. WE'LL WAIT.

5. Twitter implementing 280 characters!!!!

now that i have 280 characters all tweets to me must be a correctly formatted research paper. paper must include: -… https://t.co/SZNUJucjQP

Sure, 140 characters was limiting, but it made you work. Well...this year Twitter threw that out the window and doubled the limit. More space for more ~opinions~, and more space for the trolls.

6. Um, Instagram:

7. Snapchat, especially those face filters:

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Who would have guessed that people would want to transform themselves into dogs and other animals?!

While we're on Snapchat, would you have ever believed that a dancing Hot Dog would be so popular?!

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Like, LOL, wut?!

8. Social media celebrities:

9. An iPhone that you unlock with YOUR FACE:

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Nope, I never woulda guessed in 2007 that this would actually be a thing.

10. OK, what about ordering Starbucks from your phone and not having to speak with ANYONE:

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Pick what you want, pay for it, and go into the store and pick it up. This MAGIC wasn't even dreamt of back in 2007.

11. Netflix and streaming in general:

12. VR headsets:

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Yes, the gentleman above is playing a video game, lol. I'm assuming he is simulating flying like some sort of bird. Back in 2007, having a PS3 was a luxury, I never would have guessed this would be real.

13. Self-driving cars!

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Even better than electric cars, in 2017 we have cars that can fucking DRIVE themselves!!!

14. A fully portable Nintendo!

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Playing video games on the go is now a whole lot easier. Sure we have a ton of iPhone games, but did you ever think you'd be able to take a full-blown Nintendo with you everywhere?!

15. Memes going from this:

16. To this:

Twitter: @bobbywuzabi

Didn't see that one coming...

17. And vaping:

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