THOUSANDS SEE AND HEAR RADIO WEDDING (Oct, 1923)

THOUSANDS SEE AND HEAR RADIO WEDDING

What is believed to be the first performance of its kind occurred in Pittsburgh recently when a wedding ceremony was performed in a large glass booth, visible to thousands attending an electrical exposition, while radio apparatus broadcast the words spoken to those at the show and countless others listening in.

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WORLD CRUISE – THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME! (Feb, 1933)

THE CHANCE OF A LIFETIME!

WORLD CRUISE

FOR AS LOW AS $1325 including shore trips, visiting 140 world-renowned cities and places SHARE in the world’s wonders. Burma—Bali—Borneo—Bangkok: All regular ‘Round-the-World features and many unusual places that give added distinction.

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SUPERHIGHWAY JOINS TWO BIG AMERICAN CITIES (Feb, 1933)

I’m not really sure I’d put Newark, NJ on a list of the nation’s greatest cities…

SUPERHIGHWAY JOINS TWO BIG AMERICAN CITIES

A thirteen-mile superhighway linking two of the nation’s greatest cities has just been opened between New York City and Newark, N. J. Starting at the New Jersey end of the Holland vehicular tunnel, its steel-and-concrete viaduct soars across rivers, marshes and crossroads to permit high-speed motor traffic.

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Spherical Drive Wheel Propels Odd Vehicle (Nov, 1937)

Spherical Drive Wheel Propels Odd Vehicle
Propelled by a spinning, motor-driven half globe at its rear, a strange three-wheeled vehicle recently made its appearance on the streets of Paris, France. The fantastic machine serves as an experimental model to test the inventor’s idea of a new gearless transmission, the speed of the vehicle being varied by tilting the hemisphere.

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Farewell to the ugly cigarette. (Jun, 1971)

Apparently these are still around.

Farewell to the ugly cigarette.

Smoke pretty. eve.

Hello to Eve. The first truly feminine cigarette-its almost as pretty as you are. With pretty filter tip. Pretty pack. Rich, yet gentle flavor, women have been feminine since Eve. Now cigarettes are feminine. Since Eve.

Also with menthol.

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DOUBLE CHESS BASED ON MODERN WAR (Dec, 1933)

Here are the rules of the game, although it’s called Chess-Battle. There was already an existing chess variant called Double Chess (exactly what it sounds like) that had been invented in 1916.

DOUBLE CHESS BASED ON MODERN WAR

“Airplanes” replace queens and “general staffs” play the part of kings in a new pastime known as “double chess.” Devised by a Russian inventor, A. C. Yurgelevich, the game is gaining popularity in that country. It is derived from chess, but the rules and strategy have been modified.

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OVER THOUSAND COLORS LISTED (Mar, 1924)

OVER THOUSAND COLORS LISTED

Colors of every tone and shade, to the number of 1,400, are displayed in an index recently issued. There are no duplicates in the list, which was compiled from the productions of dye makers all over the world. Many scores seem exactly alike to the eye, but tests show that they are not. America sent samples from twenty-nine factories, while England and Germany were each represented by thirty-two.

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Hobbies of Great Surgeons AID IN LIFE-SAVING MARVELS (Nov, 1933)

I think if this kid showed up at my house I would have been a bit frightened of him:

Consider, for example, the start of the famous New York plastic surgeon, Dr. H. Lyons Hunt. When he was six years old, he told me, he used to fill his mother’s shopping bag with knives from the kitchen and make the rounds of the neighbors on his velocipede. At each house, he would ring the doorbell and gravely announce: “Dr. Hunt is ready to operate.”

Of course today, they could just play video games.

Hobbies of Great Surgeons AID IN LIFE-SAVING MARVELS

Workshops, Music, Art, And Sports Keep Nerves Keen and Fingers Nimble

By Frederic Damrau, M.D.

IN A recent series of articles in Popular Science Monthly, I told of the marvels of modern surgery and described some of the miracles of the operating room. Since then, scores of readers have written me, asking for facts about famous surgeons and how they fit themselves for their life-work.

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It’s in the Bottle (Oct, 1937)

It’s in the Bottle

WHEN one sees large wooden objects in a bottle, one often wonders how the articles were placed into the glass containers. Often, those viewing the objects express the opinion that the “glass was blown around the object.” Such, however, is not the case.

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AUTO “STAGE” DEPOT HAS COMFORTS OF BIG HOTEL (Mar, 1924)

AUTO “STAGE” DEPOT HAS COMFORTS OF BIG HOTEL

To provide comfortable waiting rooms for patrons, and furnish employes with proper quarters, an automobile transport company in the west has built a depot with accommodations that rival those found in modern hotels.

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