Project 2000 — A fond look back

lever2000-antibacterial-soapTen years ago, people quivered as the year 2000 approached. Let’s look back, perhaps fondly, at Project AIRhead 2000. Announced in June 1994 (click here to see the announcement), the project celebrated every item, project or concept that had the number 2000 tacked onto its name in giddy anticipation of the coming millennium.

2000flushesBetween today and January 1, 2010, we will glimpse at some of the collection. How many of these things survived a full decade past Jan 1, 2000? You might enjoy doing some detective work to find out. (If you find anything especially interesting, please let us know!)

Biomek2000-imageThe first items in the collection, announced way back then in 1994, included “Biomek 2000 Laboratory Automation Workstation”; “Lever 2000 soap”; and “2000 Flushes automatic toilet bowl cleaner”.