As newer generations dominate the markets, some skills, items, and even ideologies will become relics of the past. Let’s explore twelve things that boomers brought about and are now on the brink of extinction.
These ancient devices are already disappearing save for a few households. They’re still used because of existing internet, cable, and landline service packages. However, as cable TV and landlines seem less popular, we can hope for a complete shift to mobile and streaming services soon.
The importance of both parents raising their children has become apparent. As parenting views are ever-evolving, raising children is now a shared responsibility. Gone are the days when raising a child was solely the mother’s responsibility.
Gender roles have been incredibly segregated for most of history. However, as the feminist discourse has become mainstream, more and more women have entered the workforce.
Writing checks and other forms of paper-based financial tasks are becoming old news. With the prevalence of online banking, things have become more streamlined, with less and less paperwork. Only a handful of cases require you to write a check these days.
Gone are the days of subjecting customer service workers to torment. Technological advancement is helping us eliminate this laborious task as automated chatbots and virtual assistants handle the work.
Just like changing gender roles, masculinity’s ideals are also evolving. With discussions happening constantly, we’re moving towards an era where men choose their emotional well-being over subscribing to a fictional, aggressive idea of manhood.
When was the last time you saw someone flip through the contents of a massive newspaper? It’s been a while since newspaper deliveries have halted as digital media has taken over, providing you with countless news sources at your fingertips for free!
A college education is definitely resourceful, but it is no longer viewed as the sole pathway to success. Many are challenging the worth of such education when all you get is a heap of debt. While college is still undoubtedly helpful, its omnipotent status is diminishing.
Unsurprisingly, millennials often struggle to buy a house with rising inflation and limited salaries. With the pace at which real estate costs are going up, it is hard to say that this is likely to change.
Suits are an incredible marker of formality. However, the compulsion to wear a suit and tie to work daily is no more. Formal attire is subject to much flexibility, and suits are now a matter of choice rather than an obligation.
For all those terrified of social interaction, the good thing is that phone calls are dying out. With texts, emails, and social media at our disposal, calling someone is a rarity. With e-commerce, you don’t even have to worry about reaching your favorite pizzeria to place an order!
Elaborate caskets and burial rites are becoming less and less popular among the newer generations. Adorning the deceased for a ridiculously high cost appears to be absurd. As many find their relationship with religion changing, it is understandable to witness a change in how rituals are practiced.
Rejected by Today’s Standards: 18 Outdated TV Shows That Would Be Instantly Canned
When we cozy up with our favorite shows, it’s easy to forget that the world of television has evolved. While some shows from back in the day are remembered fondly, there are others that… well, let’s say they wouldn’t get past the first pitch today. Here’s a little tour down memory lane of some shows that, for various reasons, wouldn’t make the cut now.
Boomer Fads on Life Support: The 18 Trends Racing Towards Extinction!
Have you ever browsed through your grandparents’ attic or basement and encountered odd items? Those items and habits that have been part of the boomer era are now taking their final bow. Here’s a look at some soon-to-be relics.
15 Famous Quotes Guaranteed to Send Shivers Through Your Soul
Throughout history, profound words and statements have had the power to stir emotions, provoke thought, and inspire action. Because of their deep resonance or eerie insight, some can leave an indelible mark on our psyche. Here, we’ve curated a list of 15 chilling and profoundly impactful quotes that will linger in your mind long after you’ve read them.
Robbery in Plain Sight: 18 Tax Breaks for the Over 50s They Hope You’ll Never Discover
Let’s talk about money. Everyone loves keeping more cash in their pockets, don’t they? Well, there are these sneaky little things called tax breaks that a LOT of us are overlooking. Gasp! Yup, they’re there, waving at you from behind the paperwork. So let’s shed some light on 18 tax breaks that might be your new BFFs.
Epic Boomer Blunders: 15 Epic Fails That Boggled Millennials
Generational divides have always been present, but the gap between Baby Boomers and Millennials has been particularly pronounced. While it’s essential to avoid overgeneralization, specific decisions and actions of the Boomer generation have notably made life challenging for Millennials. Here’s a rundown.
Thomas Ashwood is an American author whose genuine storytelling has captured the essence of everyday life. Hailing from the quiet suburbs of Portland, Oregon, Thomas’s writings are imbued with the rich tapestry of characters and moments that have shaped his journey. Whether he’s crafting poignant short stories or diving into larger narrative arcs, there’s an undeniable authenticity in his prose that invites readers into the depths of his characters’ lives.