Top 10 Innovations in World Expo History

With buzz building around Expo 2020 Dubai, here's your ticket to some of the best expo moments.

For more than a century, innovations in technology, arts and culture were revealed to the masses at grand public events – and the World’s Fair was the place to do it.

We call them World Expos today, but the events continue to roll out the most cutting-edge inventions of their time.

As we anticipate the next World Expo in Dubai in 2020, it’s worth a look back at some of the most interesting innovations launched before international crowds during the past 165 years.

Click on individual images to enlarge and view as a slideshow.

New York Expo ticket photo courtesy Joe Haupt, Flickr.

James Rowe is Creative Director of Longitudes and co-host of Longitudes Radio.

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