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baby cage, 1937 (old photos of London)

Old, Weird Tech: Baby Cage Edition

Baby cages used to ensure that children get enough sunlight and fresh air when living in an apartment building, ca. 1937 (There is so much wrong with this idea it's not funny)

Nancy Fouts. Compellingly weird.

Curious every day items by Nancy Fouts

Purse with teeth - Nancy Fouts. Where can I add teeth in my stuff?

An ice-cold whisky dispenser, sometimes found in offices. (1950s)

An ice-cold whisky dispenser, sometimes found in offices. bring back the office whiskey dispenser!

A mildly terrifying 1920s full faced swimming mask designed to protect women from the sun.

So creepy! Full Face Swimming Mask Designed to protect the wearers face from the harmful effects of the sun.

This bizarre helmet supposedly helped focus by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny slit. (1925)

1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.

30 Death-Defying Photos That Will Make Your Heart Skip A Beat

Extreme camping and rock climbing photographs by Gordon Wiltsie. Hanging precariously in tents off a vertical cliff face wouldn’t be most people’s idea of the perfect camping trip.

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