26 Brain-Breaking Historical Comparisons

Sometimes we take for granted the things that make our everyday lives possible. If you need evidence, think of how often you hear someone lament that they were meant for a different period in time.

Of course, these folks really kind of say something dumb like that without giving the past a real good look. Because if they saw what our grandparents and their grandparents had to live with, they'd probably just shrug off any further thoughts of wanting to see Hendrix live at Woodstock. We're talking things like ...

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CRACKED 1o 0o 1O 60 Single-engine plane cockpit, 1927 Single-engine plane cockpit, 2015

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CRACKED COM LARGEST CRUISE SHIP IN 2010 (OASIs OF THE SEAS) COMPARED TO THE LARGEST CRUISE SHIP IN 1912 (TITANIC) OASIS HAS A LENGTH OF 1186FT AND HEI

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IFBRAU GE 7W 2142 Full Service THEN FULL Full Service NOW SERVICE CRACKEDCOMT

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BATMAN AS HE FIRST APPEARED IN DETECTIVE COMICS #27 IN1939 BATMAN AS HE APPEars IN conic BOOKS ToDAY CRACKED.COM

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The standard for recording in the mid 1960s 4 tracks! Analog! Today, it's usually more like 72 tracks! Digital!

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HONRO THE E-EVOLUTION DE- OF THE KICK SCOOTER Honda's Kick N' Go scooter, The modern Razor scooter. introduced in 1974, was propelled Method of propul

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FIRST IMAGES OF PLUTO. TAKEN DURING IT'S DISCOVERY IN 1930 BY CLYDE TOMBAUGH. January 23. 1930 Janary 29, 1930 CRACKED.COM CLOSEUP IMAGE OF PLUTO.TAKE

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London's first omnibus service (1828). 0 OMNEBUS Humed gp Hydrogen Bax O hydregen bus A modern hydrogen- powered bus in London. CRACKED COM

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CRACKEDcO When work started on the nearby Hoover Dam in 1930, Las Vegas' population was 5165. By 2013 there were 603.488 inhabitants In 2015 there wer

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A LONG TIME AGO IN 1977 HARRISON FORD WAS PAID ONLY $10.000.FOR THE ROLE.OF HAN SOLO IN THE FIRST STAR WARS FILM. STAR WARS NOT SO LONGAGO'IN'2015 HAR

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1998 INTERNATIONAL 2011 SPACE STATION

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CRACKEDCON Formula 1 Safety Measures 1950: goggles and a leather helmet afort 2015: carbon fiber helmet, deformable crash protection BOSS structures,c

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A thousand years ago, the Chinese invented the huo qiang or fire lance, a spear with a bamboo or metal tube attached. With the help of some black powd

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Super Bowl 30 second ad price 50 First World Championship GameAFl VS NFL NFL A NL SUPER BOWL SUPERBOWLI-LOS ANGELES CRACKEDOON 2, $5,000,000 1967 2016

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1950: Sam Walton opened up his first store. 5-10 WALTON'S 5-I0 WAL*MART F00D CENTER SUPEACENTER WE SELL FOR LESS Today: His company now has over 11,00

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REMEMBER BACK IN 1991 WHEN APPLE BOASTED OF ITS MACINTOSH POWERBOOK POWERBOOK'S LIGHTNESS AND PERFORMANCE BY SAYING THAT IT 'HARDLY WEIGHS ANYTHING' A

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The first Golden Age of Television: No more sex for parents Ricky and Lucy as a nightstand is placed between their beds after the birth of Little Rick

Afghani women before the rise of the Taliban... ...and after

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Mr. Potato Head, 1952 Just add potato! ACE Mr. Potato Head, 2016 Pota 12 STAR WARS Fruto Ren KulodepapaRen Movie tie-ins and tater puns! CRACKEDCON

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Refrigerator CRACKEDCO C 1900 2016 00 00 Insert ice blocks. Plug into electrical outlet and Repeat as necessary to keep food cold. Some models keep fo

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A HORSESHOE CRAB HUNDREDS OF MILLIONS OF YEARS AGO A HORSESHOE CRAB TODAY A.K.A. THE LITTLE CREATURE THAT FORGOT EVOLUTION IS A THING.