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The Messerschmitt KR200: A Sunny Day out In Germany’s Two-Seater Tandem Bubble Car, 1959

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In 1952, German aircraft engineer Fritz Fend (April 14, 1920 – November 22, 2000), a former technical officer with the Luftwaffe in World War 2, took his design for a Kabinenroller (Cabin Scooter) to the Messerschmitt aircraft corporation. Continue reading »

Midjourney AI Can Now Conjoin 2 Photos, And Here Are Some Of The Test Results Shared By A Telegram User

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Have you ever wondered what a “bread cat” would look like? Well, it’s your lucky day, because even if you have never wondered about that, you are still invited to explore this bizarre reality made possible by none other than an AI. Continue reading »

Terrifying Pictures Showing Bizarre Medical Treatments From the 1900s to 1960s

Health cure in the Institut Finsen, Copenhagen, Denmark.
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The road to modern medicine has not been entirely smooth. Things have really changed in medicine since the early 20th century and you should be thankful for that! Along the course of history, there has been no shortage of strange, bizarre, and macabre medical practices to horrify us to this day. Continue reading »

Amazing Photos of the Fiat 8V

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The Fiat 8V, or “Otto Vu”, is a V8-engined sports car produced by the Italian car manufacturer Fiat from 1952 to 1954. The car was introduced at the 1952 Geneva Motor Show. The Fiat 8V got its name because at the time of its making, Fiat believed Ford had a copyright on “V8”. Continue reading »

This Man Turned Characters Of Popular Series Into Kids by Using Midjourney Neural Network

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We reached the point when artificial intelligence got so advanced we can generate all kinds of images without putting a lot of effort into it. The only thing that is needed here is ideas. And oh boy, there are so many of them, the Internet is exploding! So, today, we want to share something interesting we’ve stumbled upon. Continue reading »

Hot Dog Sizzler, an Auto Oven Cooks Hot Dogs From the 1950s

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Want a hot dog on the road? Just plug this heater into your car’s electrical system. This 12 volt electric cooker could cook two wieners at the same time in three to five minutes in your car! Continue reading »

John Edlund and His Life-Preserving Valise, 1915

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When the Titanic sunk in 1912 south of Newfoundland, the world mourned the deaths of more than 1,500 people, and were outraged by the news that there were not enough lifeboats for all of the passengers on board. As a result, more stringent regulations were established for the number of safety vessels a ship had to carry. But a Canadian inventor had his own idea: passengers could carry their own personal lifeboats — in their suitcase. Continue reading »

Inside a Porsche Factory From the Early 1970s

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The body of the Porsche 356 was manually manufactured at the Reutter bodywork. The car body cover itself was attached to the chassis frame welded to several parts. The joints were filled with soft foam (which was a very tedious and time-consuming process) and then sanded. In 1965, the production of the Porsche 356 finished. At the end, they were already making 25 body-pieces a day. Continue reading »

Vintage Cover Photos of Popular Mechanics Magazine in the 1930s and ’40s

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Popular Mechanics (sometimes PM or PopMech) is a magazine of popular science and technology, featuring automotive, home, outdoor, electronics, science, do-it-yourself, and technology topics. Military topics, aviation and transportation of all types, space, tools and gadgets are commonly featured. Continue reading »

Amazing Photos of the 1948 Panhard Dynavia

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Before the end of World War II, French automaker Panhard et Levassor foresaw that post-war demand for their typically large and expensive cars would be limited and that a smaller less expensive model would be needed. Designer Louis Bionier began development of a small two-box “voiture populaire” (people’s car) that would be powered by engineer Louis Delagarde’s new air-cooled two-cylinder boxer engine driving the front wheels. Continue reading »

Volga-Atom: How in The USSR Created a Car with A Nuclear Reactor

Up to the Chernobyl accident, the development of the Soviet Nuclear Energy went with confident pace. Nevertheless, many ambitious projects by the Soviet nuclear scientists as a result reject. According to one of the versions, such fate in the 1960s has suffered a six-way car with an atomic engine.

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The Soviet inventive thought lagged behind the American, while in 1958 the second secretary of the USSR Embassy in Washington did not see Ford Nucleon at the industrial exhibition. According to a number of sources, the Soviet analogue of the atomic machine began with Nikita Khrushchev’s light hand. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photographs of San Francisco’s Sky Tram, 1955-1961

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From late 1955 to 1966, an aerial tram ran from the Cliff House to Point Lobos. Continue reading »

Meet the 1970 AMC Gremlin, America’s First Subcompact Car

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The AMC Gremlin is a subcompact car that was made by the American Motors Corporation (AMC) for nine model years. During its manufacturing run from April 1970 through 1978, a total of 671,475 Gremlins were built in the United States and Canada.

The Gremlin was described at its introduction as the first domestic-built American subcompact car. Continue reading »

The Gepetto of Prosthetic Limbs: These Early Prostheses Made by James Gillingham From 1900 Were Decades Ahead of Time

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Nicknamed the “Gepetto of Prosthetic Limbs,” James Gillingham (1839–1924) was a British boot and shoemaker at his Golden Shoe shop until 1863 when he began making artificial limbs made from leather and molded like a pair of shoes. Continue reading »

Stunning Vintage Photos of Woody Station Wagons From the 1960s and 1970s

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The iconic American woody (or woodie) wagon dates back to the very beginning of automobile manufacture when car frames were originally made of timber. As metal took over and timber content diminished throughout the 1920s, certain models stubbornly refused to go all-metal. Continue reading »

Artist Uses Neural Network To Create These Images Of The Hit Series Stranger Things

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According to Antti Karppinen (previously featured): “I am a photographer & visual artist because I want to create something special, something people can relate to and feel. Telling stories visually is my strength. In the digital era, the most impressive stories will be told in pictures. Continue reading »

The Albee Rolligon: An Innovative Transport Truck From the 1950s

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One of the earliest applications of Albee’s low-pressure tires was this three-roller Dodge Power Wagon. Ground pressure was drastically reduced due to the large ground area in contact with the bags, and the low air pressure (from 2.5 to 6 PSI) in the bags. Continue reading »

The DALL-E 2 Neural Network Has “Redrawn” Classic Paintings by Famous Artists While Preserving Their Style

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The algorithms captured “Morning in a Pine Forest” from a wide angle, added Monet Lisa’s legs, and “built” an entire room for “The Girl with the Pearl Earring.” Continue reading »

Stunning Photos of Elvis Presley’s 1960 Luxury Gold Cadillac

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Did you know Elvis Presley owned his own golden Cadillac. The car was a Cadillac series 75 Fleetwood limousine. It featured several golden components such as gold trim seats, and even a gold plated TV. The paint color was called diamond dust Pearl, and actually contained crushed diamonds and fish scales in the paint itself. The vehicle received 40 coats of paint to achieve its sparkling exterior. Continue reading »

The RoAcH CoAcH: How the Designer Imagined the Cars of The Future from The 1970s

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The RoAcH CoAcH, originally built by RoAcH, Inc in the 70′s is alive and well and living in Dayton, OH. The brainchild of RoAcH, Inc., the custom show car was designed by Ed Newton and built by Dan Woods, Don Boeke, and a band of merry men. The car was a ISC show-car for years. Continue reading »

In 1908, a Doctor Used X-Rays to Highlight the Damaging Effects of Tight Corsets on a Woman’s Body

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Ludovic O’Followell, a French doctor who in 1905 and 1908 published books on the effects of the corset on female health. O’Followell, however, had something that all the previous arguments and illustrations did not: he used a brand new technology to bolster his arguments. Continue reading »

Japanese Engineers Created a Huge Robot for Laying Railway Tracks and Performing Dangerous Work

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The Japanese railway company officially announced the development of a very impressive robot, which can be partially considered humanoid. It has a head and hands, thanks to which the latest development will allow you to lay paths and perform heavy or dangerous work without risk to humans. Continue reading »

Unique. Electric. Aesthetic. Minimalistic. An American Company Has Created a Very Beautiful Retro-Style Electric Car

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Olympian Motors is a new, disruptive automaker, building ‘software-defined’ Electric Vehicles with a unique ‘fabless’ production model. Continue reading »

General Motors’ Miraculously Surviving Electric Car Found in A Parking Lot — May Be the Last EV1 in The World

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In one of Atlanta’s usual multi-level parking lots, an EV1, developed by General Motors in the late 1990s, was found in 2019. The entire run was later recalled and put under the press, but one car miraculously survived. Continue reading »

MetaWriter Software Vending Machine, 1983

When Nolan Bushnell sold Atari to Warner Communications, he agreed not to compete with the company for a specified period. When ban expired, Bushnell has introduced a software vending machine, the Cumma Metawriter, in 1983. Continue reading »