DOG COTTAGE transports tiny chihuahua from kennel-to-kennel when she competes for top honors in English dogdom. The lady’s snootful name is Dalhabboch Emima-Maud.
BABE IN CAR gets directions from London cabbie. Tiny English vehicle designed for youngsters is all-electric, has forward and reverse gear and does a snappy 6 mph.
BENDABLE BUS IS B…I…G! New accordion-pleated bus provides lush comfort, hostess service and free lunch. OLD travelers over the Denver-Pueblo bus route are in for a big surprise on their next trip unless they’ve been reading about Continental Trailways’ new German coaches that bend in the middle, offer free refreshments, a rolling rest room, music […]
FRIGOMAT cools liquid as it is pumped from bottle into glass. The plastic German device fits any type beverage bottle. It was unveiled at Frankfurt International Fair.
Damn! That’s a cool looking Beach Buggy. BEACH BUGGY with the jaunty look is for vacation fun, another design by the imaginative Giovanni Michelotti. It is Vignale-built on Fiat Multipla chassis.
Marsh A. Marshall? What a name. Swimming Doll A little wooden doll is teaching Ft. Lauderdale swimming pupils how to do everything but sink. SWIMMING dolls are helping Marsh A. Marshall of Ft. Lauderdale, Fla., to teach up to 60 weekly pupils the A-B-C’s of natation. A retired dentist, Marshall carved the figures himself to […]
NEW FOR THE BEACH SHUTTLE DARTS is a wedding of darts and badminton or shuttlecock. Players throw and catch alternately; catcher tries to snag dart on bullseye. BEACH CHANGE TENT or collapsible locker room gives a girl privacy in full view of the life guards and seaside Tarzans. Light as a beach bag, tent pulls […]
This Gun Fires Triangular Cartridges! Is a 20-Shot Revolver! Can Be Loaded While Firing! Comes With Two Barrel Sizes! Can Be Converted To a Rifle! THE revolutionary new Dardick open chamber revolver is as versatile as a six-armed monkey. It comes with two different sized barrels, converts from a pistol to a rifle, fires 20 […]
By Harry Kursh Your reactions in the face of danger are based on personality traits you may not even be aware of. (Editor's Note: Before reading this article we suggest you turn to page 55 and take the Courage Quotient Test to rate your own potential for being a hero when confronted by danger.) ONE foggy morning last November, 57-year-old Jonathan Kruger stopped to chat with his daughter on a street in North Bergen, N. J. Suddenly, he looked up. He heard the sound of a plane flying too low. Then he saw it. The plane was headed straight for a tall radio tower. In a flash it was a fiery mass bouncing off the tower into the side of an apartment house.
ATOMIC tasters with extra-sharp taste buds are putting their unusual talents to work sampling foods we may be eating tomorrow. At research laboratories at Barrington and Maywood, 111., American Can Co. taste experts compare the flavors of canned meats and other foods that have been preserved by the traditional heat treatment with foods from the same sources preserved by irridationâ€”gamma rays which kill bacteria and preserve the food.
There's a book out for people who want to know the largest, smallest, fastest, richest, hottest, coldest, oldest and mostest. ARGUING about which is the mostest of anything, like the highest point in Our State or the longest bone in the human body, just seems to go with beer. Some say pretzels go better, while another body of expert opinion favors cheese and raw onions. But arguing about the mostest rates high as a diversion of malt brew enthusiasts, and that is no doubt why the ancient house of Arthur Guinness Son, Ltd., Dublin, has published The Guinness Book Of Superlatives.
DRIVE-IN PHONE at car-window level is one of three experimental dialers in Chicago. Weatherproof and lighted at night, phones are boon to motorists in sloppy weather.
Watch out for that girl, laddie; you might be talking over her head but into her microphone. AS Willie Shakespeare once said, - "There's more to this than meets the eye!" This, in the present case, happens to be the bodice of a Sweet Young Thing, said bodice containing microphone, batteries, antenna and transmitterâ€”constituting a miniature radio station with a range of 200-300 feet.