IT’S NEW! (Dec, 1955)
SHOOTING at Big Four, German photographer wields his four-foot camera, longest one used at “Summit” conference in Switzerland.
TRACTOR CADDIE designed by English golfing engineer, Henry Cotton, has engine to make light chore of hefting clubs on links.
STERN WHEELER Mary R churns up spray on maiden trip up Chicago river. Vacationer’s dreamboat was constructed by Thomas Burke. Sr.. and family. Craft houses them all.
WATER SKIS with a new twist—12 feet long and made of aluminum tubes—are brain- child of Hungarian refugee Dezso Nemeeth. who lives in Italy. Paddle motivates skis.
FLYING SAUCER with 27-foot diameter is expected to fly next year by its French de- signer, Rene Couzinet. Pilot and passengers will sit in transparent cupola on top.
DRIVE-IN Milwaukee restaurant has Infra Rayhead Gas Heaters above each of 50 car bays to warm patrons, car hops in winter.
FLEET Bell X-2 with rocket engine is designed to probe heat barrier. Sleek ship reached record-breaking 1.650 mph in 1953.
EINE MILLION spelled out by Volkswagens at Wolfsburg, Western Germany’s largest auto plant, signifies post-war production mark plant hit early in August this year.
PIPE DREAM attached to air-conditioner in Texas home of AF Capt. Arthur Thiesen cools living room by day and bedroom at night.
ROTAFOIL chute automatically rotates, provides more drag and stability for falling objects. Radioplane Co., Van Nuys, Calif.
BARK with big bite in form of dynamite recently found in trees of Berlin’s British sector is from WW II and is being removed.
THIEF-CATCHING device dyes robber and loot red if snatched from brief case wired to wearer’s belt. The gadget is French-made.
EYE-POPPING earring valued at $100,000 is believed largest pearl in world. It was shown at Chicago’s National Jewelry Fair.
LOW-COST French plane will sell for about $1,142. It has 25-foot wingspread. weighs only 600 pounds and has 120-mph top speed.
SWISS CHEESE-like balcony-barriers let air, light through but protect privacy of apartments in Berlin’s American sector.
SKY SCOOTER can refuel at any gas station, cruise at 60 mph. Bensen Aircraft Corp. craft will also be available in kit form.