15 Technological Inventions That Are Now Forgotten in Time

If you go and search back on all the technological inventions that we have had since the beginning of its era, you’ll see that a lot of them which we thought are going to be a breakthrough, actually are now forgotten in time.

If you compare these inventions with the technology we have now, you will feel so old for actually living both eras. We are talking about GE alarm clock, flip phones, see-through electronics and so much more that now is just a sweet memory of the past.

We have done a collection of some of these inventions to bring back some nostalgia and compare what we once had, with what we were able to upgrade in a short amount of time. Scroll down below to see them.

1. That beer drinking app everyone had when the first iPhone came out

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2. Windows 95, what a time to be alive. 

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3. Keyboard overlays: So you knew which button did what in WordPerfect 

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4. Glasses For Reading In Bed 

5. The GE alarm clock that everyone seemed to have 

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6. AV setup circa 2005

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7. Digital mp3 players with these songs

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8. A tv with a DVD player in it 

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9. Those backwards seats in station wagons 

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10. See-through electronics

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11. The Motorola Razr. Still the coolest cell phone to be produced  

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12. Back when the phone companies charged an arm and a leg to call long distance. 

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13. Sending Telex messages on Teleprinters.

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14. POV: It’s 2012 and it’s the first day of summer vacation. You decide to hop on your family computer to watch lego videos. Life is good. 

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15. Phones with internet on them in the first place

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20 Facts About Japan That Will Show You Why This Country Is Worth Visiting

Japan is a large country that everyone dreams of visiting at least once in their lifetime. There are a lot of things that make this country stand out from the rest. Japan is definitely one of the most futuristic places in the world. We made a list of facts before that point out all the great things about it, which you can check here.

However, today we made a fresh list of images and reasons why this place should be on the top of your traveling list.

From the extremely technologically advanced to the gorgeous scenery, delicious food, fascinating history. Scroll down below to check out all these amazing facts about this place. Make sure to upvote your favorite reason for visiting this place.

1. A hotel in Tokyo has a reception desk that is run by robot dinosaurs

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2. I recently gave birth in Japan. Here is some of the hospital food I ate

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3. This sign in Japan shows the proper seating etiquette

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4. A café in Japan is hiring paralyzed people to control robot servers in order to still make an income

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5. Unattended grocery store. Just pick what you want and leave the money in the jar

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6. Penguin soap opera in Kyoto aquarium

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7. Japan is a rapidly ageing population and is running out of workers to take care for elders. They are solving this problem with robots. One of them – Robear – is able to lift a parson and transfer him to a wheelchair or help to get to a bathroom

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8. Japanese toilets often have a button that plays white noise/water sounds so you can poop without other people hearing your business

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9. There is a phone booth known as the “telephone of the wind” on a hill overlooking the ocean in Otsuchi town in northeastern Japan. It is connected to nowhere, but people come to “Call” family members lost during the 2011 earthquake and tsunami

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10. Japan repair a sinkhole in Fukuoka city in 2 days

11. Another reason why I love Japan

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12. Flight delayed in Japan. Airline employees bow to the passengers to apologize

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13. At Japanese airports, the baggage handlers arrange luggage by color so it’s easier for you to find your bag

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14. Another great Japanese invention: umbrella lockers. So you don’t have to carry them around inside a building and nobody takes yours ‘accidentally’

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15. Subways in Japan have women only cars

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16.These square watermelons in japan – grown in boxes to shape them while on the vine – for convenient stacking, shipping, and refrigerator storage

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17. This toilet in japan has a system of occupied/vacant toilets information

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18. Expectations meet reality in Japan

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19.In the city of Shimabara on Japan’s Kyushu island, the drainage canals are so clean they are home to hundreds of koi carp

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20.This shopping center in japan has free refrigerated lockers for your perishables so you can keep shopping after you get your groceries

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