It’s Grand Theft Auto ’53! Students Drive Model Car Over Miniature Test Route Better drivers result from a training machine that tells you exactly what is wrong with your driving. The machine consists of regulation steering wheel, brake and clutch pedals, accelerator and instrument panel. The roadway, white lines painted on a green canvas, moves [...]
Camera Records “Eye Interest” of Reader for Items on Page Researchers using an improved tool virtually look through the eyes of a reader to determine what interests him in advertising, art and reading material. Blinders or glasses cause him to move his head as he glances at different sections of a page. A small spotlight [...]
This one is very close to current milk cartons. The only difference I can see is that instead of being folded and stapled, the top of the container is heat bonded, allowing you to simply pull the sides apart instead of taring the overlap. Pouring Spout for Milk Carton A pouring spout for cardboard milk [...]
Plastic Shell Equips Phone For Two-Way Listening Two persons can share the same telephone with a device patented by Roger Heap of Lyme, Conn. Simple in design, it consists of a T-shape plastic shell which cups over the receiving end of the phone. The hollow arms transmit the message to listeners at both sides. Heap [...]
Robot Song Master Stimulates Sunday-School Singing Youngsters sing their lungs out to please a robot who draws big crowds to a Seattle Sunday-school class. “Sam” has eyes of radio tubes and light-bulb ears, a big square face and a grinning mouth. As the volume of singing increases, bulbs light up and Sam’s long red tongue [...]
Britain Demonstrates “Sombrero” Flame Thrower Dubbed the “ack-pack,” Britain’s new flame thrower has an odd-shaped fuel tank that looks like a Mexican sombrero strapped to the soldier’s back. The weapon is shorter than most flame throwers of previous design. A length of flexible hose connects the fuel tank with the gun.