Today we’re going to take a look back at a few vintage products from the pre-internet era which were too unusual to survive in the today’s competitive environment.
Now you may be asking yourself when did American consumer culture reach the point of no return? I think I have an answer: sometime in the 70′s, when the Wonder Sauna Hot Pants were first offered to the public.
In 1952, this was a great idea: COOK and WASH on your REFRIGERATOR! Complete kitchen in 5 sq. ft. Combines refrigerator, sink, 3 gas burners and storage drawer. Available with electric burners. And with your wife’s two clones helping, kitchen productivity will be increased immeasurably!
Head massages feel awesome, and no one can deny that. But would you ever strap an electric vibrating massager to your scalp?
What better cure for the common head cold than a healthy dose of radiation? This scary-looking apparatus enclosed the head in a metal drum and doused it with ultra-violet rays
The banner of this pre-war advertisement poster, promising to banish fat without fancy diets or exercise could come from any age. However, today’s consumers might find the recommended remedy a little harder to swallow.