Finger wrenches for hard-to-hold nuts
Ever wish your finger were a wrench when you have to hold tiny nuts and bolt heads in hard-to-reach places? That’s exactly what it becomes when you slip on one of these fingertip hex wrenches. The tiny wrenches come in four sizes— 5/32″, 3/16″, 7/32″, and 1/4″-and sell for $2.50 a set from Value Village, P.O. Box 501, Buffalo, 5, N.Y. They have split collars that can be adjusted to fit any finger size.
Lifeboat Has Invisible Crew
FAR OUT AT SEA an Air Force plane crashes. Search planes head over the area, and the survivors are spotted in the water. Then an amazing series of electronic miracles begins.
From the rescue plane drops a lifeboat shaped like a fat cigar. A stabilizing fin on the stern keeps it level until a parachute opens.
GARDEN OF EDEN
The exciting eyes of lovely Eden Hartford have been called a mirror of the “eternal feminine”
LOVELY Eden Hartford looks more like a languorous Eve than the Eden her mother named her. And like Eve, the eternal feminine, Eden becomes decorative in many poses and many guises. That quality is what started the young lady—she’s still only 20—on a professional career a little over a year ago.
Are They Holding You Back?
Does a host of mental demons bar your path to success? Do you feel yourself incapable to meet important situations? Do you lack the power to make people recognize you—to make others see things your way — to compel people to listen to you? Are you weak in a crisis?
WHAT IS YOUR SEX QUOTIENT?
BY taking this test, you tan measure your sex knowledge. Check whether the answer to each statement should be True or False. Compare your answers with the correct answers below. Give yourself 10 points for each correct answer and add the results. Your final score is your S.Q.
Jewelry from the Scrap Pile
Relying strongly on a fusion type alloy, a Cleveland man turns discarded pieces of metal into fast selling jewelry that is both durable and beautiful.
WILLIAM R. MURPHY
Photographs by Paul
Considine Don Dilley likes to amuse his friends when they drop in at his home in Shaker Heights, Ohio, by taking them back to his one-man factory in the kitchen, and making them a piece of costume jewelry in three minutes flat.
WHOLE FORESTS TURNED INTO MATCHES
By JAMES COOKE MILLS
HE quantity of matchwood used every day for lighting is enormous and the figures representing the total are almost beyond belief. An expert in forestry has just determined after careful computation that the civilized nations of the world strike three million matches every minute of the twenty-four hours.
AIRCO NITROGEN HELPS GIVE US EYES TO PIERCE THE ARCTIC NIGHT
Faultless eyesight for America’s Ballistic Missile Early Warning System depends on germanium diodes — tiny signal filtering “optics” for the data processor which are made by Clevite Transistor, Waltham, Mass.
THE PUNISHMENT FITS THE CRIME
THE PICTURES on these pages, remarkable for showing the punishment inflicted for stealing in Saudi Arabia, are even more remarkable considering that pictures of any kind, photographed or painted, moving or still, are considered graven images and so arc forbidden by the Prophet in all the lands of Islam.
Summer Sky Thrill is promised by this airplane wheel, the invention of Harold T. Austin, of Seattle, Wash. Austin got the idea while working on B-29s at the Boeing Aircraft plant during the war and set up this first model in the back of his workshop. The wheel, a 1946 version of the Ferris Wheel, has twelve small planes which rotate on a vertical axis as the wheel goes ’round. The inventor and four former Boeing employees plan to put it into production for carnivals and amusement parks.