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How Many Of You Know What These Gadgets Are? Have You Seen One Before?

Time flies, and changes happen all the time.

If you stop to think about the way things have changed in the last few decades, you would be fascinated by the huge progress technology has had over time.

Yup, there are so many things you used daily in your childhood, and your kids won’t even know their purpose!

The change in modern innovation is extraordinary, and even though life was much simpler before, we now have the world at our fingertips!

Therefore, we should appreciate what we have today and enjoy the ease of living.

As a result, numerous old gadgets and inventions have become obsolete, so here is a list of things to remind you just how far we have come and how much we truly have to be grateful for.

Take a look at the following images and try to remember the names and the uses of these gadgets!


Do you remember what this was? It’s a needle threader, a handy tool that would be of great help when you struggle to thread a needle!

These brightly colored gadgets are tailor’s chalks, developed to draw on fabric when making adjustments or putting a garment together.


Would you like to see some other strange gadgets that were once present in every household?

Here they are:

Etch A Sketch

The 80’s kids loved them!

Record Adapters

This device helps records fit onto record players of varying sizes.

Overhead Projector

These projectors were used by teachers to show their students a visual aid to the classroom, and they came paired up with special plastic sheets.


Parker Brothers created this handheld tic tac toe gaming device, and believe it or not, it was designed by NASA!

Church Keys

Useful silver-colored gadgets were used to open containers and bottles.

Wonder Sauna Hot Pants

A creation from the 70s, these pants were offered as a device to help you decrease your waist size by making you sweat.

Corn-on-the-Cob Holders

This is an incredibly handy tool, that will help you pick up hot corn on the cob so much easier.

Bead Hair Bands

These cute baubles were something all girls had back then! Oh, I bet you remember, they hurt- a lot!


This was like a status symbol back then, and all cool kids listened to their favorite bands on cassette tapes on the go!

So, did we bring back valuable memories?