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 >>

The Futuristic Department Store Robot of 1924 Was Surprisingly Lifelike

If you go to department stores in Japan you’ll sometimes be greeted by a friendly robot. Maybe one that looks like this: Read More >>

Electrocuting People Was Basically America’s Favorite Pastime in the 1920s

Forget baseball. America’s favourite pastime in the 1920s was electrocuting people. I’m not even joking. Read More >>