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Then And Now - How Things Have Changed Over The Last Fifty Years

Things have changed loads since the '60s, we all know that. But by how much? Some things are almost unrecognisable, but others... well, they've stayed more or less the same. Let's take a look!

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Video Games Then

blogs.smithsonianmag.com

This is Table Tennis, on the Magnavox Odyssey. Most of what you're seeing isn't actually the game - the court, the stick figure players, even the green... all of that is on a cutout that you stuck on the TV screen. Without it, it was entirely black and white and looked like this.

Shopping Now

evoke-kiosks.co.uk / Via evoke-kiosks.co.uk

Nowadays, we don't even have to leave the house to get the food in – we can do it all online. But if we do feel like going out, interactive kiosks have helped to speed things up a bit at the checkout.

Don't upset the Tesco ones though, or you will face the wrath of "UNEXPECTED ITEM IN BAGGING AREA."

Space Travel Now

i2.cdn.turner.com

Though it's still being argued about, it's generally accepted that Voyager 1 – which launched just eight years after the Moon landing – finally left our solar system last year. It's currently about 12 billion miles away. Incredible.

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