We know we've come a long way with our technology, but sometimes looking at the past while looking at the present really puts things is perspective.

We asked AuntieMeme, one of our most prolific and talented plasticians, to show us some of these comparisons. Prepare to have your minds blown.

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A 256 GB thumb drive holds the same amount of data as 213,000 5-1/4 inch floppy disks. 256 GB ofdata, 2.5inches long Commons Wikimedia Getty, Photos:

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Reduction in Fatalities by Infectious Disease in U.S. Children from 1900-1998, Thanks to Vaccines Smallpox 100% Diphtheria 100% 5 Pertussis 95.7% Teta

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In 1996, a 20-year-old person in the U.S. with HIV was expected to live about three to five years. Today, that person is expected to live to be 69 yea

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As recently CRACKED.COM as 2007, pacemaker surgery meant cutting into the chest and inserting a device about the size of a 50-cent piece with 2 feet o

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The smallest iPod holds about 480 songs. D0O The Shuffle. at 1.14 by 1.24inches That's roughly the equivalent of 32 cassette tapes. Getty Torres. Cado

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20 Mind-Blowing Comparisons Between Old and New Technology

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