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Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Posted in Pictures   30 Jun 2010   / 22648 views

The photos in this post are of some rather unique, if not ridiculous inventions of yesteryear. Whoever said necessity was the Mother of invention sure knew what they were talking about. Although. These inventions didn’t stand the test of time, they do prove that someone was thinking.


You can see the first part here:
Crazy and incredible inventions from the past (44 pics)

 

Bike Tyre Used As Swimming Aid (Germany, 1925)
A group of youngsters tied a bike tyre around the body as a swimming aid.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

One Wheel Motorcycle (1931)
One wheel motorcycle (invented by Italian M. Goventosa de Udine). Maximum speed: 150 kilometers per hour ( 93 Mph).

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Amphibious Bike ‘Cyclomer’ (Paris, 1932)
The Cyclomer, a bicycle on land and water can ride with a load of 120 pounds.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

All Terrain Car (England, 1936)
All terrain car able to descend slopes up to 65 degrees.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Radio Pram (USA, 1921)
Pram provided with a radio, including antenna and loudspeaker, to keep the baby quiet.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Radio hat (USA, 1931)
Portable radio in a straw hat, made by an American inventor.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Bulletproof Glass (New York, 1931)
Bulletproof glass, demonstration by the best rifle man of the New York police, 1931.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Extensible Caravan (France, 1934)
Extensible caravan, built by a French engineer.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Piano For The Bedridden (UK, 1935)
Piano especially designed for people who are confined to bed.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Glasses For Reading In Bed (England, 1936)
Hamblin glasses. A pair of spectacles especially designed for reading in bed.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Electrically Heated Jacket (USA, 1932)
Electrically heated vest, developed for the traffic police in the United States. The power is supplied by electric contacts in the street.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Car With Shovel For Pedestrians (Paris, 1924)
ind of shovel on a car. Purpose: reducing the number of casualties among pedestrians.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Early GPS (1932)
Sort of TomTom, early tripmaster. Works using rolling key map. The map passes the screen in a tempo that depends on the speed of the car.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Folding Emergency Bridge (Netherlands, 1926)
Folding bridge for emergencies, invented by L. Deth can easily be transported on a handcart.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Faxed Newspaper (1938)
In 1938 the first wireless newspaper was sent from WOR radiostation in New York. Photo shows children reading the children’s page of a Missouri paper.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Face Protection From Snowstorms (Canada, 1939)
Used to protect ones face from snowstorms. Canada, Montreal, 1939.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Gas War Resistant Pram (England, Hextable, 1938)

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)

Revolver Camera (New York, 1938)
Colt 38 carrying a small camera that automatically takes a picture when you pull the trigger. At the left: six pictures taken by the camera.

Crazy and Incredible Inventions from the Past. Part 2 (19 pics)


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Comments (5):

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Hesther 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
These inventions are actually... smart... n_what
       
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sd 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Face Protection From Snowstorms n_wink
       
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cna training 6 year s ago MARK AS SPAM
Keep posting stuff like this i really like it
       
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Cool stuff.
       
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