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This Magazine Predicted the Electric Haircut of Tomorrow

Tech-enthusiasts of the 1920s were obsessed with turning everything electric. They wanted electric mixing bowls, electric dishwashers, and even electric haircuts. It may seem like an obvious idea today, but back in the 1920s, an electric haircut was straight out of science fiction. Read More >>

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DIY Fireworks Instructions Were Ridiculously Unsafe in the 1920s

Every year, our Yank cousins celebrate Independence Day by doing what they do best: blowing stuff up and eating large amounts of red meat. Fireworks haven't always come from a Chinese factory, though; back in the 1920s, DIY fireworks were all the rage. And the instructions were utterly, totally insane. Read More >>