Ceiling fans have been around for almost 150 years. At first, they were widely used in industrial settings but soon caught on in restaurants, stores, and offices. Now ceiling fans are a staple in many American homes. Aside from being stylish additions to your home, ceiling fans help cool your home in the summertime and evenly warm the home in the winter.
Ceiling fans have come a long way from the days of using running water in conjunction with a turbine, to drive a system of belts which would turn the blades of two-blade fan units. In fact, these days you might think they came from an episode of the Jetsons. Check out 5 futuristic fans that will make your head spin. Click each image to learn more: