LET’S BE PALS! – Odd Friendships End Old Feuds (Jul, 1940)
Is it just me, or does that cat look fake? If there is one thing the internet should be good at, it’s determining the authenticity of cat pictures. After all, that is what it’s made of (video).
LET’S BE PALS! – Odd Friendships End Old Feuds
A DOG that adopted twin mice, a cat that mothers a bloodhound, and a parrot that is chummy with a St. Bernard—these are the strange animal relationships pictured on this page
Blowing Distortion Out of Palomar’s Eye (Jun, 1950)
Preventing distortion in modern telescopes is a bit more complicated.
Blowing Distortion Out of Palomar’s Eye
ORDINARY electric fans—a dozen of them—plus an “overcoat” of insulating foil are helping the Big Eye of the Palomar Observatory to see clearer and farther into the vastness of the universe.
128 mph in 2nd Gear (Oct, 1952)
That’s not very informative if they don’t tell you how many gears it actually has…
128 mph in 2nd Gear
LOOKING like a large watermelon seed, this super-streamlined auto racer is showing slick form. In the running tests for the Bonneville National Speed Trials it developed 128 mph in second gear. Powered with a souped-up Mercury engine of 250 cu. in., the car is 20 ft. long, 6 ft. wide, and 31 in. high. It weighs 1800 lbs., and the frame is built of thin wall Steel tubing with a 3 point suspension. Owner and co-builder is Harold Post (left), and driver is Doug Hartelt, both from Orange, Cal.
Berlin Maintains Clock Of Lives (Nov, 1936)
This thing must have gotten really annoying during WWII.
Berlin Maintains Clock Of Lives
A CLOCK of Lives operated by the Statistical Office in Berlin, Germany, informs spectators that the German population is constantly increasing. To insure being seen by many people, the clock was placed in Doenhoff-Place, a busy Berlin thoroughfare.
RHEUMATISM (Feb, 1909)
Apparently they have a trademark on magic feet.
I Will Send Every Sufferer Who Returns My Coupon My One Dollar External Cure to TRY FREE
SEND NO MONEY-ONLY THE COUPON
I have found an external cure for Rheumatism that is curing old chronic cases of 30 and 40 years suffering, as well as all the milder stages.