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Sept. 1, 2012
COMMON HOUSEHOLD ITEMS VANISHING
In the next half century, many fixtures of our daily lives will likely go the way of the gramophone and relegated to museums or the trash, according to the AARP Bulletin.
Among the items headed to oblivion are the following: home phones, business cards, glove box road maps, desktops, analog clocks and even gasoline pumps as electric cars take center stage.
Sadly, we may see an end to piggy banks as well as AARP says that by 2020 only 10 percent of all monetary transactions will be in cash.
Even toilet paper was be nearing the end of its run as toilet-seat bidets will was and dry at the touch of a button, eliminating paper waste, according to the Bulletin.