Comparisons That Make Time Itself Do A Double-Take

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Time is a fairly wild, abstract concept. It's pretty easy to take for granted: It passes, things change. We figured that's a shame, so we asked readers to find us images that demonstrate how strikingly different things used to be, compared to the way they are now.

Or how strikingly the same they are. That works, too. Here's what they found.

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Entry by T. S. Obiech

RAPID PROGRESS OF TECHNOLOGY... New York, 5th Ave. Easter, 1900 THERE IS ONLY ONE CAR IN THIS PHOTO. A MERE THIRTEEN YEARS LATER... New York, 5th Ave.

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Entry by ReiBlogs

DRONE 1941 2019

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Entry by LAJL

CEGO CRACKED COM 1935 Wooden duck 2017 The Ultimate Millennium Falcon

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Entry by LAJL

1906: Landers, Frary, & Clark Toaster Today: Hamilton Beach Toaster BAGEL CARCR CRACKEDCON

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

Earphones. A brief history. .1881 1881 A ten-pound contraption resting on your shoulders. Not even used for music. 2016 R Completely wireless earbuds

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Entry by mwjr

WING LOADING In less than 50 years, we went from flying at a speed of 34MPH... RLOOER SED wO0O THE WRIGHT BROTHERS' FIRST FLIGHT, 1903 ...to breaking

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Knit Socks Egyptian socks, 3 500 A.D. Today CRACKED COM

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Entry by Kristina Yong

Today's foldable camping bed... w..was kinda designed for an Egyptian king 3,300 years ago. FOLDED UNFOLDED CRACKED COM

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Entry by LAJL

Cash register CRACKEDe COM 08008780 1879 tor Toouar Today

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Entry by Andrea Meno

If you gave birth before the 19th century, pretty much anywhere, you used a birthing chair. 17th 18th If you're giving birth or century these days, yo

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Entry by LAJL

Washing machine CRACKEDCON 1920s Today

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Entry by Andrea Meno

CRACKEDC COM One of the largest medieval libraries, the one at the University of Paris, had 1,722 items. Today's biggest library the British Library -

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Entry by Chan Teik Onn

The value of one pound of nutmeg. Then and now. In the 14th century Seven oxen Today E About two pieces of raw tenderloin. CRACKED COM

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Entry by LAJL

Electric fan circa 1892 Bladeless fan today CRACKEDOON

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Entry by Kristina Yong

Today, we have robot vacuum cleaners... In 1906, they had this thing:

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Entry by Tee Ngin Rui

Early toy 1910 stoves used open flames and real fuel. Today's electric toy stove. CRACKEDCON

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Entry by John E.

The Pacemaker 1958 -huge -needed an extension cord Today -tiny -12 year battery life CRACKED cO

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Entry by Kristina Yong

2017 1885 High tech Three-wheeler self-balancing motorcycle with motorcycle. no brakes.

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Entry by NinjaBill

HEARING AIDS 1800s NOW

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Entry by Megamind18

HOW BUTTS WERE CLEANED P A S T T CRACKEDCON CDE

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Entry by YappyDoo

FIFA Soccer Match Balls First World Cup (1930) Latest World adidas cup TESt (2018) CRACKED COM

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Entry by femshep87

PUBLIC RESTROOMS 1ST CENTURY BCE CRAGKEDON NOW

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Entry by arayryanr

1906 Galileo's Refractor 92.7 cm TELESCOPE Tianyan Telescope 50000 cm 2016 CRACKED CON COM

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Pregnancy Tests In 1350 B.C.E, a woman would urinate on wheat and barley seeds. If the seeds grew, she might be pregnant, otherwise, she probably wasn