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.
ECOLOGY a cause becomes a mass movement ()
Well, the timeline was a bit off, but I think there can be little doubt that SSTs are responsible for the autism “epidemic”.
Disregarding the timeline, if you polled people in 1970, I wonder which of these they would have thought would be the biggest issue today.
ECOLOGY: a cause becomes a mass movement
Demonstrators organize to defend vanishing trees, wetlands and unpolluted air.
Unless something is done to reverse environmental deterioration, say many qualified experts, horrors lie in wait. Others disagree, but scientists have solid experimental and theoretical evidence to support each of the following predictions:
In a decade, urban dwellers will have to wear gas masks to survive air pollution.
In the early 1980s air pollution combined with a temperature inversion will kill thousands in some U.S. city.