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Medha Kapoor

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What are some incredible photos showing how much the world has changed in 100 years?


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Well, a lot has changed unsurprisingly.

But producing "incredible photos" is difficult because we wouldn't have many photos of 100 years back, would we?

The first digital photo was taken only in 1957 after all.

So, the following photos don't really have a difference of "100 years". Take it as just old and new, which is sufficient to underline the progress we have made and how far we have come.

Here we go:

The first phone-

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Now we have-

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The old planes-

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Now we have-

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The old empty roads where people walked freely-

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How things are now-

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This is New York in the old days…

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Here's how glamorous the city is now:

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The first billionaire of the world. John D. Rockefeller achieved that in 1916.

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Now we have 2,754 billionaires…

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How kids were back in the days


How they are now-

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[In many parts of the world, child labor still exist though!]


The one-piece swimsuit then that stirred big controversy in those days:

Here's how it is now:

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Taj Mahal and its surrounding:

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And now:

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Men then:

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Men today:

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These are some of the many differences you'll encounter when comparing today with the old days. FROM the house we live in and the lifestyle we have TO the infrastructure around us and the overall culture -- everything has changed.

But then you don’t need pictures to understand them. Just ask your dad ;)