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12 Innovations From The 1950s That We Still Use Today (PHOTOS)


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Carrie
- 381 days ago - buzzfeed.com
While we tend to associate the '50s with sock hops, Elvis, and The Golden Age of Television, it also happened to be a decade that greatly improved our lives.



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Roger Garin-michaud (61)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 5:08 pm
noted, thanks!
 

Gloria picchetti (287)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 6:16 pm
Any bubble wrap popper can testify to this!
 

Birgit W. (140)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 6:19 pm
Thank you.
 

Bob P. (425)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 6:37 pm
Thanks Carrie
 

Christeen Anderson (481)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 8:10 pm
Thanks for sharing.
 

Joanne Dixon (37)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 8:13 pm
Gloris p - http://virtual-bubblewrap.com/popnow.shtml
A few I could live without.
I frankly don't think it hurt that Eisenhower was President and corporations were treated like corporations and not like gods.
 

Veronica C. (42)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 9:12 pm
Interesting article.
 

Patricia GG (107)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 9:30 pm
Yep we are still using all of these today....So why did we ever leave the 50's..& 60's ?? .hahaha
They were the Best years this country U.S.A. ever had.
 

Jaime A. (32)
Saturday July 13, 2013, 10:16 pm
Noted.!!
 

GGmaSheila D. (134)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 12:04 am
I'll take the 60s over the 50s - women were finally coming into their own, no longer the "little woman".
Knew about some but didn't realize that velcro, the microwave and the seatbelts were from the 50s.
Thank You, fun trip of memories. Can you dig up some from the 60s??
 

Aud nordby (704)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 1:41 am
N&S
 

Helen Porter (41)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 1:46 am
Those were the days my friend, we thought would never end.
 

Carol H. (229)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 4:26 am
interesting!! thank you Carrie
 

Allan Yorkowitz (452)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 9:24 am
I had no idea diet soda was around for so lont...thanks
 

Monica T. (294)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 10:29 am
Very interesting! Thanks, Carrie!
 

Twyla Sparks (208)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 10:55 am
noted, Thanks
 

Lois Jordan (55)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 2:44 pm
Interesting...thanks, Carrie. I was unaware that some of the things on the list began in the 50's. I guess many weren't "mass marketed" until later...
 

Sharon W. (4)
Sunday July 14, 2013, 2:48 pm
Go science, go science!
 

Lona Goudswaard (67)
Monday July 15, 2013, 5:21 am
Noted, very interesting.
 

Ginger Geronimo (448)
Monday July 15, 2013, 12:08 pm
This was interesting.
 

Sergio Padilla (62)
Friday July 26, 2013, 10:19 am
Cool
 

Chrissie H. (19)
Monday August 5, 2013, 12:55 pm
Very interesting, I didn't realise that all of them came from the 50s.Thanks Carrie.
 
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