Saxophone Combined With Organ TONE modulation such as only the most accomplished wind instrument artist can achieve can now be duplicated by a beginner as a result of a new instrument called the solfia now being manufactured in Germany. The new wind instrument is played with a mouthpiece similar to that of a saxophone, but [...]
Engineer Encases Bodies in Metal THROUGH a carefully guarded secret process, Marcus D. Rynkofs, Los Angeles electroplating engineer, is able to encase any body in metal so closely fitted that every feature of the subject is reproduced. The process, superior to any developed by the Egyptians, will preserve a body forever, sealing it in an [...]
Open Theater Has Directed Sound WHEN neighbors protested against the noise emanating from a gigantic loud speaker used in a Los Angeles outdoor theater, the manager promptly installed low volume magnetic speakers which cannot be heard beyond the lot. They are hung before each automobile. The outdoor theater consists of a ten-acre parking lot and [...]
Moving Reflectors Protect Riders MOVING reflectors mounted on bicycle pedals provide a conspicuous warning to motorists of the rider ahead. They are easier to see than the stationary type, the flashing disks attracting immediate attention. They are the invention of an English bus driver.
A complete outfit for casting & coloring characters of 2500 A.D. You Can MAKE MONEY with these Popular Toys Get this great outfit! Make toy castings of Buck with his marvelous Disintegrator Pistol . . . Wilma Deering, his faithful Lieutenant . . . and Killer Kane, the arch-criminal of the 25th Century. Paint your castings in bright, lifelike colors. Make all the toys you want. Sell them at a big profit! Millions of people are interested in Buck's adventures . . . and follow them daily in newspapers and radio. Start your own toy business with this complete outfit. Make real money.
A BLIND flying trainer, assembled from miscellaneous player piano, automobile and airplane parts, is furnishing efficient blind flying instruction to army pilots at March Field, California. The "synthetic" airplane is mounted atop a ball joint and pivot. Lateral and longitudinal stability is controlled by four banks of bellows which function according to the movements of a regulation airplane control stick. A backward pull on the stick, for example, raises the elevators and throws the tail of the "plane" down by releasing the pressure in the rear bellows while the forward bellows retains its pressure. The process is reversed when the stick is moved forward.
Fishermen Match Technique With Golfers in “Golf Casting” GOLF casting” a game originating on the Pacific coast, has developed a keen spirit of competition among fishermen who pride themselves on the accuracy of their bait casting. The game, played on a regulation golf course, consists of casting a tournament plug down the fairway and into [...]
Living Actors Animate Fireworks SPECTACULAR pyrotechnics animated by living performers clad in asbestos suits have been part of the display which thrilled London audiences at the Crystal Palace during the past season. Most famous of the acts is “Blondin on his tight rope,” in which “Blondin,” outlined in blazing powder, pushes a fiery wheelbarrow across [...]
by Arthur T. Robb Managing Editor of "Editor & Publisher" THERE'S a war on in East Africa. Since early summer, when it became certain that II Duce intended to capture for Italy the last vestige of Africa not already under European rule, scores of young and old men in journalism, American and European, have turned their faces to the Red Sea, hoped or planned that their next assignment would be in Ethiopia. To youth it offered opportunity for fame and adventure denied them by the routine of police court or city hall. To the veterans of a score of big and little wars like Karl Von Wiegand and Floyd Gibbons, the din and dust of battle preparations were as the bell for the old fire horse. They had to be on their way.
Ahh, the birth of the hanging chad. Electricity Grades Student Papers IMPERSONAL electricity, which never grows tired or irritated by wrong answers, will be used in several schools this winter to correct examination papers. By means of a small device invented by Joseph Sveda and Herbert Lehmann, two New Jersey high school teachers, the papers [...]
Don’t let adolescent pimples keep you from getting ahead! Important glands develop during the adolescent years – 13 to 25. This causes disturbances throughout the body. Waste poisons in the blood irritate the skin, causing pimples. Fleishmann’s Yeast clears up these adolescent pimples…by clearing the poisonous skin irritants out of your blood. Ead Fleishmann’s Yeast [...]
A New, Uncrowded Industry Good Profits - No Competition Each pair of "Nufond Giant" breeders lay 10,000 eggs every year. With modern methods, up to 90% turn into frogs. Giant frogs sell up to $5.00 per dozen everywhere. Think of the profit possibilities! Competition is unknown because the wild supply is practically exhausted.
Caption: “Get along little piggie, get along” sings this driver as he applies his electric driving rod. The piggie gets a jolt that moves him along on the double, but he is hurt in no way. It’s Shocking, But Pigs Do Behave Reluctant pigs and cows, and even stubborn mules respond to the touch of [...]
A new idea promptly put to work has resulted in a fast growing business for Mr. C. A. Tannahill of Fort Worth, Texas. He decided women who did not have room for a modern laundry in their home would be glad to pay to do their own washing in a place that did. He established [...]