Wednesday, April 27, 2011

List 56

I got thinking about what has changed in our daily lives during the last 56 years and this is what I came up with.
1. Computers
2. Unleaded gasoline
3.Touch-tone phones
4. Cordless phones
5. Cellular phones
6. GPS Navigation
7. Night vision goggles
8. Bread making machines
9. Sport of snowboarding
10. Starbucks
11. Internet
12. Internet cafes at every port
13. Digital cameras
14. Copy machines
15. Fax machines
16. Scanners
17. String cheese
18. Granola bars
19. Skype
20. Color TV
21. Remote control
22. ebooks
23. Online shopping
24. Microwave ovens
25. Cassette and 8 track tapes
26. Portable cassette players
27. Dishwashers
28. Kitty litter
29. Post-It notes
30. Velcro
31. Contact lenses
32. Disposable diapers
33. Pantyhose.
34. Artificial heart valves
35. Ultrasound
36. MRIs
37. Gel tip pens
38. Space travel
39. Rock 'n Roll
40. Sesame Street
41. VCRs
42. PG13, PG, and R movie ratings
43. Blogs
44. Smoke detectors
45. Carbon monoxide detectors
46. Color photographs
47. Fiber optics
48. External hard Drives
49. iPad
50. Ability to Tivo, to record and watch TV programs without commercials
51. Electronic calculators
52. Punk rock
53. CDs, DVDs. and BlueRay
54. Satellite TV and Satellite radio
55. Stereo
56. Disneyland opened its doors 56 years ago this July.

Disneyland and I share the same birth year, I was just a few months eariler. It's amazing to look back over all the new inventions since I was born. 

Have you thought about what has changed since your were born?  What do you think is the most amazing thing that has changed in your life time?

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