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49 Photos That Show How Fast The World Changes

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1. When this was the tallest thing in Paris.

2. When Liberty was in pieces.

Feet of the Statue of Liberty arrive on Liberty Island 1885.

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Feet of the Statue of Liberty arrive on Liberty Island 1885.

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3. When the Flatiron was still for rent.

Flatiron Building, New York. The Manhattan landmark under construction. 1902.

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Flatiron Building, New York. The Manhattan landmark under construction. 1902.

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4. When the automobile economy looked so different.

5. When NYC looked like this.

6. When roller skates were the hot new thing.

7. When rush hour looked like this.

8. When it actually happened.

"When pigs fly…" - The first flight of a pig took place at Leysdown, Kent, England. 1909.

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"When pigs fly…" - The first flight of a pig took place at Leysdown, Kent, England. 1909.

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9. When Machu Picchu was first photographed.

The first photo upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912

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The first photo upon discovery of Machu Picchu, 1912

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10. When the Titanic set sail.

The last known photo of the Titanic, as the ship leaving Queenstown, Ireland on April 12th, 1912.

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The last known photo of the Titanic, as the ship leaving Queenstown, Ireland on April 12th, 1912.

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11. And then this story broke.

The day after the Titanic disaster. London, April 16, 1912.

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The day after the Titanic disaster. London, April 16, 1912.

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12. When this guy teetered on the edge.

13. When these guys unveiled their first motorbike.

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14. When Gaudi's masterpiece was surrounded by goats.

Gaudi's Sagrada Família in Barcelona, 1915

15. When the first selfie was snapped.

16. When swimsuit length was carefully controlled.

1922 Beach Police -- No swimsuit was allowed to be higher than 6 inches above the knee.

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1922 Beach Police -- No swimsuit was allowed to be higher than 6 inches above the knee.

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17. When King Tut still lay sleeping.

The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tomb, 1922

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The unbroken seal on Tutankhamun’s tomb, 1922

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18. When London buses looked like this.

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19. When this new vantage point opened.

View from the top on the opening day of the Empire State Building, 1931

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View from the top on the opening day of the Empire State Building, 1931

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20. When people queued for Capone's coffee.

Al Capone’s free soup kitchen, Chicago, 1931

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Al Capone’s free soup kitchen, Chicago, 1931

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21. When woman were thirsty.

Women demonstrating against Prohibition, 1932

22. When Lake Mead wasn't a lake yet.

The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936.

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The rarely seen back of the Hoover Dam before it filled with water 1936.

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23. When the Golden Gate looked like this.

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24. When the Hindenburg exploded.

25. When playtime was reduced to this.

Children wearing gas masks while playing, 1941

26. When people sold their babies.

27. When oranges cost 1 cent.

28. When the Hollywood sign still looked like this.

The famous Hollywood sign, which originally said 'Hollywoodland'. The last four letters were removed in 1949.

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The famous Hollywood sign, which originally said 'Hollywoodland'. The last four letters were removed in 1949.

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29. When The Grinch was born.

30. When MLK was arrested.

Martin Luther King Jr. arrested outside a courtroom, 1958

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Martin Luther King Jr. arrested outside a courtroom, 1958

8:34 AM - 29 Jun 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

31. When no one had been rocked.

32. When airline meals were extravaganzas.

Back when airlines served a full meal in flight, 1958

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Back when airlines served a full meal in flight, 1958

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33. When remote controls were cutting-edge.

34. When Nov. 22, 1963, was still a happy day.

Moments before being assassinated in Dallas, Texas in November 1963, President John F. Kennedy Jr. waves to onlookers

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Moments before being assassinated in Dallas, Texas in November 1963, President John F. Kennedy Jr. waves to onlookers

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35. When Brandon started kung fu fighting.

36. When we saw how alone we are.

'Earthrise' over the moon, taken by members of Apollo 8 in 1968

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'Earthrise' over the moon, taken by members of Apollo 8 in 1968

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37. When Niagara ran dry.

38. When a few people got together to party.

39. When the Beatles crossed the road.

40. When the Jacksons were a happy family.

41. When Big Macs cost 65 cents.

42. When John turned around and said, "Oh, hello Paul" for the last time.

43. When Steven met Bruce.

Steven Spielberg lying in the mouth of "Bruce the shark" on the set of Jaws, 1975

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Steven Spielberg lying in the mouth of "Bruce the shark" on the set of Jaws, 1975

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44. When the president showed how it's done.

45. When this movie opened.

46. When the Brat Pack was young.

Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe and Matt Dillon, 1983

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Tom Cruise, Emilio Estevez, C. Thomas Howell, Patrick Swayze, Ralph Macchio, Rob Lowe and Matt Dillon, 1983

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47. When they kissed in Dirty Dancing.

Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing, 1987

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Patrick Swayze and Jennifer Grey in Dirty Dancing, 1987

8:34 AM - 20 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

48. When Jay Z went on vacation.

49. And when Justin met Ryan.

A young Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling in 1994. Both members of The Mickey Mouse Club.

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A young Justin Timberlake and Ryan Gosling in 1994. Both members of The Mickey Mouse Club.

4:46 AM - 15 May 14ReplyRetweetFavorite

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