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Future past predictions don’t always look as expected.

Historic LOLs has a collection of German prints from around a hundred years ago illustrating predictions for the year 2000. In this one, we’re supposed to be able to walk on water, with the help of balloons and a waterwheel…

Other pictures show moving sidewalks, personal flying machines, underwater tourism, and remote surveillance -all things that actually happened, although not quite the way they were pictured.