Friday, February 13, 2009

24 Things that are about to disappear

I read an interesting list a few days ago about 24 things that may disappear from American culture.  You can read the detailed list HERE.  Below I have simply mentioned the 24 items.  Read the rationale at the original site.  It's quite fascinating.  


24. Yellow Pages
23. Classified Ads
22. Movie Rental Stores
21. Dial-up Internet Access
20. Phone Landlines
19. Chesapeake Bay Blue Crabs
18. VCRs
17. Ash Trees
16. Ham Radio
15. The Swimming Hole
14. Answering Machines
13. Cameras That Use Film
12. Incandescent Bulbs
11. Stand-Alone Bowling Alleys
10. The Milkman
9. Hand-Written Letters
8. Wild Horses
7. Personal Checks
6. Drive-in Theaters
5. Mumps & Measles
4. Honey Bees
3. News Magazines and TV News
2. Analog TV
1. The Family Farm

3 comments:

rick said...

number 7 barely exited in europe a few years ago ... i liked direct transfers

number 21 is only used by your dad

Vince said...

my dad will single-handedly keep dial-up internet a part of American culture.

stephanie j. said...

Re: 7. I've only written two checks in the last 12 months.