TIL Jules Verne’s wrote a novel in 1863 which predicted gas-powered cars, fax machines, wind power, missiles, electric street lighting, maglev trains, the record industry, the internet, and feminism. It was lost for over 100 years after his publisher deemed it too unbelievable to publish.
https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Paris_in_the_Twentieth_Century

Submitted September 30, 2019 at 09:04PM by HauntedFrigateBird
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