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WORLD'S ONLY "PIPEMOBILE"
This is only tangentially related, but if you have a few minutes check out this video about this insane machine used to bore and create tunnels for subways. It’s kind of mind blowing. WORLD’S ONLY “PIPEMOBILE” THE Pipemobile moves pipes—really big pipes—like the 67-ton, 13-foot diameter jobs on these pages. The American Pipe and Construction […]
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EYE STOPPERS VII
I’m pretty sure I saw that guy riding his bike in Portland the other day… EYE STOPPERS IN THE TUB is gay Hollander, J. Zwart, who put it on wheels. It is said to hold a lot of water. Helmet wards off flying soap. BIG German shoe, size 640, weighs 2.000 pounds. It would fit […]
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MOTORIZED RICKSHAW
RIDING around on a genuine Shanghai-manufactured rickshaw is Buster Mattingly's Chinese cup of tea. The Louisville, Ky. owner bought it from an Army officer and set about fixing it up. He installed a new convertible leather top, chromed the metal parts, put in a Clinton gasoline engine which is supported by a small steel mount welded to the bicycle frame and painted it a pale green.
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NOW SEE THIS!
STENOPEIC Glare Guard sun glasses have rows of scientifically placed pinholes. The plastic glasses cut down glare, are said to be fine for relaxing the eyes. They can be used for reading, watching TV or a movie, for sewing and knitting, fishing, etc. From Sunset Glare Guard, Palm Springs, Calif. CARIBOU HOOF sun and snow goggles come with an elkskin headband. Caribou hoof is genuine and polished. These goggles were made by the Eskimos and are designed for skiers and outdoor sportsmen. They protect the eyes from the excessive glare. $7.95. Ottauquechee Products, Quechee, Vt.
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NOW SEE THIS!
MC-5 is new McCulloch engine for karts. It has displacement of 4.9 cu. in., will turn more them 12,000 rpm. Stroke: 1.375 in.; bore: 2.125 in.: compression ratio: 6.5. It weighs ten lbs. and meets the requirements of Stock A racing. Aircraft-type carburetor is featured. The MC-5 retails for $99.50. PEOPLE CHAIRS were designed for Alcoa's Forecast Collection, are not commercially available. They're aluminum outdoor furniture imaginatively fashioned to resemble the occupant. They are folded from single sheets of aluminum, coated with porcelain.
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IT'S NEW!
EXPERIMENTAL French monorail, electric, cruises at 60 mph, can carry 123 passengers. FIRST CAR to be made in India is fourseater sedan with fiber glass body. Mill is two-cylinder job, gets 55 mph, 50 mpg. ANTI-SLIP gadget for shoes was invented by English clerk. Hinged steel teeth are {lipped up when walking on icy pavements.
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Motorboat Bed
Motorboat Bed WHEN Raymond Ferrari sends his five-year-old son Richard to bed, the lad climbs into a full-size replica of a speed boat and hits the sack, a 74-inch mattress covered by a nautical quilt. When he presses a button on the carved outboard motor, the light goes out. Richard’s brothers, Stephen, 11, and Raymond, […]
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DATSUN BLUEBIRD
DATSUN BLUEBIRD is small Japanese car recently introduced to U. S. It sports a four-cylinder, overhead valve engine which puts out 48 hp. Top speed is 77 mph. Weight is 1,916 pounds. Car is said to get 38 mpg. It rides on 5.60×13 tires, seats four or five passengers. The Nissan Motor Car Co., Tokyo, […]
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THIS BOAT IS A CAR!
THIS BOAT IS A CAR! IT’S a boat! It’s a car! It does everything but fly! In fact, it’s Amphicar, a West German import that looks like a jazzy convertible and, when driven off the road into a lake or river, becomes an efficient motorboat. The car’s water-tight body is 15-1/2 ft. long, has a […]
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IF YOU CAN'T PARK IT CARRY IT!
IF YOU CAN’T PARK IT CARRY IT! THIS very small car may qualify better, to some minds, as a scooter with a body, or perhaps as a deficient power mower. You steer it with a handlebar and you start it by pulling a cord. “It roars into life with a pull of a cord,” is […]
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SHARP IDEA FROM SWEDEN
SHARP IDEA FROM SWEDEN JOYRIDING is the latest teenage craze in Sweden, and a large number of midnight cops-and-kids chases at Daytona speeds have ended in bad injuries and demolished cars. To discourage these shenanigans Swedish cops now use a strip of nails that can be laid across a road on which joyriders are careering. […]
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Dog Tongs
QUESTION: What is this guy doing to the terrier—measuring him for a seersucker suit? Clue: No. The answer is below, upside down.
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INVENTIONS WANTED
ADHESIVE on back of sandpaper to eliminate the slipping of paper when used on a block. Theodore Malone, Wolfeboro, N. H. THREE-MANACLE handcuffs would secure both hands of prisoner; third one would be attached to cop. Danny Porter, Dallas, Tex.
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Russian Iron
Russian Iron THERE’S a Moskvich in your future! The Moskvich (shown in the above photo) is a small Russian auto which will be brought to the United States sometime this fall. The importer is Robert Castle, a Syracuse, N. Y. auto dealer who signed an agreement to import 10,000 Moskviches. The little Moskvich retails in […]
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RELAX TIRED EYES
RELAX TIRED EYES GLARE GUARD Multiple Pin-Hole SUN GLASSES …Protect Your Sight Keep eyes healthy through relaxation with Stenopeic Glare Guards. Let nature nourish your eyes. Eye saving unbreakable plastic, scientifically designed—need no prescription. ORDER TODAY! See what you’ve missed. MEN’S SIZES: 24 (M)—26 (L). LADIES’—22. Amber or Black frames—$18.50 check or M.O. 10-day trial, […]
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PREVIEW OF THE 1961 CARS
By Stanley H. Brams THE automobile industry began to change in the late '50s. Power and size began to lose their appeal. Sales volume showed that for the first time in more than 50 years the auto industry was no longer a growth industry. The decision was made to swing to compact cars. But now the industry hasn't enough data to know whether the signs of transition are valid or whether they will disappear in a year or two. So the industry is galloping off fiercely in all directions. That accounts for such contradictions as—
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