13 Absurd things that were completely normal in the past, but make absolutely no sense today
Regardless of whether it was just a tribute to fashion, or the development of technology has not yet reached the proper level, the fact is that people used to use certain devices for decades, and today the latter are just considered to be a matter of joke. Even some of the habits and customs of past years are found absurd by our contemporaries. Of course, photos do not convey emotions and experiences, but they can tell us a lot about the lifestyle and way of thinking of our ancestors..
Life before vaccination: the whole family died within a few days due to diphtheria
A woman greases a pan in which 7,300 eggs would have been cooked, to make the largest omelette in the world (1931)
Everyone crazy for the tan: here is a tanning machine from 1945
A faceless beauty pageant in England, 1936
Car seat from the ’40s: security leaves much to be desired
Straight hair at all costs in the 60s: would you dare to smooth yours with an iron?
Euphonia, one of the first ‘800s robots who could speak like a human being
Children and cigarettes: a winning combination for advertising in ’60s
Daily routine of a babysitter in 19th century
Model Julie Desmond entered the trunk of a car to demonstrate its capacity, 1971
Disruption of the United States, 1930s
A priest near his mobile chapel mounted on a Ford (1922)
Before the gadgets were invented, children used to play like this
Making your own entertainment on an estate in Kirkby, Merseyside, UK, 1973. By Sefton Samuels. pic.twitter.com/kUEsCfNBDj
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