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15 More Very Questionable Retro Inventions

Let's try and estimate the possible injuries that occurred.

Posted on March 19, 2013, at 12:47 p.m. ET

1. Facial Snow Shield

Via iliketowastemytime.com

Via Canada, from 1939.

No, no, no, NO.

2.

Via 50watts.com

I like the idea behind it.

But, much like the show shields above, I foresee suffocation.

3. Gas Attack Baby Stroller

Via iliketowastemytime.com

Via England.

4. Bronze Lips

"...cover your lips with our goo..."

For you Overly Attached Girlfriends.

5. Car Dog Walker

Via funstuffcafe.com

Let's move on to animal abuse.

WHAT COULD GO WRONG?

6. Running Board Dog Sack

1936.

Define "comfortably."

7. RectoRotor

Via irreverentpsychologist.tumblr.com

15 seems such a random cutoff age...

8. Wooden Bathing Suits

Via leblogdesovena.com

For those who don't float well.

9. "Mobile" Phone

Via funstuffcafe.com

Poor guy.

10. Dimple Machine

Via vintage-ads.livejournal.com

Worked wonders, I'm sure.

11. Glide-O-Bike

Via vintage-ads.livejournal.com

1931.

25¢ starts you dying, too.

12. Entire Family Bike

Via iliketowastemytime.com

...with a built-in sewing machine.

13. Solar Bath Apparatus

Via blog.modernmechanix.com

1933.

"Diseases of the head" is such a broad term.

14. Eye Exerciser

15. Amphibious Bike

Via funstuffcafe.com

The look on the test subject's face says it all.

Previously:
15 vintage inventions that never caught on.

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