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Welcome to the Paleofuture blog, where we explore past visions of the future. From flying cars and jetpacks to utopias and dystopias.

Taller Women by Year 2000 (1949)

Taller Women by Year 2000 (1949)

The December 24, 1949 Daily Capital News (Jefferson City, MO) ran an Associated Press article titled, "Authorities Predict Gals Will 'Rise' to New Heights by 2000." An excerpt along with the piece in its entirety appear below.

"Nature seems bent on producing a new race of Amazons. Within the next 50 years you'll find the emancipated woman engaging actively in such sports as football, baseball and soccer. She'll think nothing of chopping the wood and acting as family car mechanic."

1949 Dec 24 Daily Capital News - Jefferson City MO paleofuture.jpg
1949 Dec 24 Daily Capital News - Jefferson City MO paleo-future women.jpg


2008 Presidential Campaign (1908)

2008 Presidential Campaign (1908)

Little Robots (1933)

Little Robots (1933)