1964 Teen Mag Predicts Inflatable Sofas, Glass Houses, and GPS

Co-ed was "The High School Magazine for Homemakers" from the 1950s to 1970s. In 1966, it took a peek at future household technology. Home computers figured prominently ("Imagine having a mechanical secretary to keep budgets, figure your income tax, or plan your menus!"), along with home video recorders. Not… » 7/08/08 1:09pm 7/08/08 1:09pm

Tex Avery Introduces “The House of Tomorrow” in 1949

An in-house tanning bed (complete with spatula-like flipper), self-adjusting chair, three-way TV set (anticipating the Food Network, Playboy Channel, and Nickelodeon, to boot), a disturbingly efficient electric razor, and some rusty mother-in-law jokes are all part of "The House of Tomorrow" envisioned by animation… » 7/01/08 1:20pm 7/01/08 1:20pm