History can be a heavy subject, but it doesn’t have to be. Here’s an awesome collection of photographs from the 1920s-1940s covering something a little bit more light-hearted and everyday – women’s beauty products and procedures. People had regular everyday lives back then as well. They worried about many of the same things then that we worry about now. However, curling your hair or smoothing your wrinkles 60-70 years ago looked a lot different than it does now.
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The line between crazy and ingenious is often a very thin one, and sometimes ideas that sound great in your head should really only stay there. On the other hand, there are these every day problems we all face, yet no one comes up with a viable solution that could solve them. Here’s our selection of some of the craziest inventions out there. Which one do you like best?
Sebastian Errazuriz (1977), born in Chile and currently living in New York, is probably one of the most talented young artists today. By doing little alternations to everyday items he manages to create the most unusual products and fashion pieces that provoke both thought and humor.
People were always fascinated about the future, so they’ve tried to picture all those cool inventions the future is about to bring. Every generation has it’s own image of the future world, and the best part is of course seeing it come true. That’s why we want to show you a collection of future predicting postcards made around 1900 by Hildebrands company, and see how accurate they were.
Designer Thanva Tivawong redesigned the traffic light. The new hourglass-inspired design is not only visually appealing, but also very practical as now you can exactly predict the next change of the lights. Would you replace the current classical stoplights with these new Sand Glass Traffic Lights?
Who says that cooking has to be boring and serious business? We want to show you some of the coolest kitchen gadgets you’ve ever seen. These will definitely make you smile, and hopefully even make your work in the kitchen easier and more fun.
Somewhere between the greatest world-changing inventions there were some fun and sometimes even hilarious inventions the world has forgotten. BoredPanda proudly presents these Cool Inventions From the Past – enjoy, comment and don’t forget to subscribe!
I came across this incredibly innovative Fred & Friends shop, and it proved the proposition from the song. People do always move forward! Fred takes our old dull things and takes them to the whole new level. They are like scientist, but with a sense of humor (and that’s a strange combination).