Monday, July 27, 2020

23 Photos That Prove Life Was Much Cooler Before Smartphones

It’s always a joy to get things about our past, however recent. Little snippets about what people did back within the day, like how they looked, what they wore, or what they’d tease are often fascinating. And what an exquisite world they lived in, before technology controlled such a lot of their lives. watching people being effortlessly cool will help us stay in-tuned with history and perhaps even learn something from them.

We gathered 25 old photos of people just being people and succeeding marvelously at it.

1. “My weightlifting great-grandpa holding my grandpa over his head”

© brentgolding / reddit

2. “My Uncle Billy just turned 90, so here’s him on his boat during the early 80’s”.

© jeffpeepgrass / reddit

3. Like father, like daughter

© BrokeVanlifing / reddit

4. Maud Wagner, the first known female tattoo artist, appropriately covered with tattoos

© The Plaza Gallery / Wikimedia Commons

5. “My dad carrying tires in the Winston Cup days of NASCAR. He worked the pits for Hendrick Motorsports and worked on the set of Days of Thunder.”

© LlindsayLlovesLlamas / reddit

6. “My father was Salvador Dalí’s best friend and photographer. Here’s a portrait of the 2 of them!”

© TheBlackDahlia_x / reddit

7. “My grandad and his goat named Sarah having their daily playful boxing fight”

© dzeil / reddit

8.“My grandma and grandpa laughing together in the 1940s”

© alleycat3223 / reddit

9. “He looks like the classy cousin of Shaggy from Scooby-Doo.”

© blackberryhands / reddit

10. “My grandfather and a buddy on the beach in Hawaii...with matching zebra swimsuits”

© SassSmash / reddit

11. “My uncle was a bodyguard for The Beatles when they came to Philadelphia. He’s the tallest guy behind Ringo.”

© doughnutdann / reddit

12. “The early ’70s were gorgeous. My family was no exception.”

© Yelly / reddit

13. A flight instructor for the Canadian Airforce enjoying a rare moment on earth

© ACPunkie / reddit

14. “My grandfather invented the selfie in 1961.”

© alexisnicoleyo / reddit

15. “My dad in the ’80s in Sydney, Australia. I don’t think it’s his car.”

© felonripley763 / reddit

16. “My mom in the early ’50s rocking a peasant blouse and pearls on a date with an American soldier”

© comebacklittlesheba / reddit

17. “Don’t mind me while I iron in my kitchen in my fancy coat...”

© poker_girl / reddit

28. “My mom and her friends on the construction site of the Sydney Opera House”

© made-from-stars / reddit

19. “My grandparents after climbing Mt. Fuji in Japan”

© littlesully265 / reddit

20. “My parents on their honeymoon with matching sneakers”

© jensinec / reddit

21. “In those times, nothing mattered except who could fly the highest.”

© Matingas / reddit

22. “This explains why I’m the most uncool person ever — because my mom took it all! Oh, and that bike? She built it.”

© always-aimee / reddit

23. "He’s the personification of the ’80s. He is the ’80s!

© unknown / reddit

Do you have photos of your ancestors? Are they doing something amazing in them? Share your pics in the comments!