Items People Used From The Past You'd Never Want To Try

These inventions from the past that were popular, but surely didn't work well. Reddi-Bacon - This gift from the heavens was made in 1964 by Reddi-wip. Smoking Umbrella - invented in the 1950’s, this little gem was actually one in a long line of variations that never seemed to catch on. Cook and Wash Refrigerator - Invented in 1952, this tiny little box was a 5 square foot wide kitchen that packed a decent punch. The Dog Squeezer - The purpose of this 1940’s product was to restrain your sweet little puppy by squeezing its ribs into submission. Wonder Sauna Hot Pants - These were a pair of inflatable pants invented in the 70’s that you would pull up to your waist and inflate until they looked as advertised and then. Bicycle with sewing machine for Mom - Invented by Charles Steinlauf and presented in 1939, this was one of many pieces him and his family showed off in Chicago from the 30’s up until the 60’s. The Portable Sauna - vailable in 1964’s France, these glorified gym bags were another form of weight loss products that spawned a lot of imitators you can buy today. 

The Flying tank - The Antonov A-40 is one of the best vodka soaked invention from Russia during WW2, and it was actually built. 1920’s Swim Mask  - While not much is known about this nightmare, the most accepted answer is that it was made for white people to stay white. Beauty Micrometer - Used by professional make-up artists in the 1930’s, this tiny iron maiden used a bunch of pseudo-science to define key areas of the face where make-up should be added. The Dimple Maker - Invented in 1936, this was a simple device that pressed two knobs into the sides of your face till you were satisfied with your dimples. Face Bleaching Mask - This invention from 1875 was used to bleach your skin and remove imperfections. Motorized Roller Skates - Oddly enough, these things were very popular back in 1956 and they did in fact spawn variations that you can buy today. The Scalp Molester - While this invention is harmless, albeit useless, it is downright creepy since it boasts itself as having 80 artificial fingers.

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