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Flashback: Robots Smoked Cigarettes at the 1939 World's Fair

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Flashback: Robots Smoked Cigarettes at the 1939 World's Fair

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Meant to exhibit the "World of Tomorrow," the 1939 World's Fair in New York City tried to predict what life would be like beyond the 20th century. "Elektro" is a perfect example - a humanoid robot who could enjoy a cigarette while cracking a joke.

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