Very forward-looking and thoughtful of Westinghouse to create a TV set that aided one-handed people. Of course, nowadays you only need one finger (on the remote) to tune!
In 1990, the Viskase Corp. debuted a breakthrough in hot-dog technology. It had developed an edible ink that allowed messages to be printed onto hot dogs during the manufacturing process.
As far as I can tell, this technology failed to find a market. The NY Times reported
that "the Viskase Corporation found no takers for its offer to print edible-ink ads on hot dogs."
Perhaps this was because a) what kind of message is best delivered via hot dog?, and b) hot dogs are usually covered with condiments, which would hide the message.
Image source: Newsweek - Jan 22, 1990
That young couple is stopping not to admire the tablecloth but to gawk and laugh at the grade-school-dropout, simpleton-style hat worn by Dad.
If I ever tried this move, I'd be stuck that way forever.
Source: New York Times Magazine - Apr 30, 1972
The deodorant that combines the crushing force of Niagara Falls with the brutal chemicals of a municipal water-treatment plant.
Is the falling-down part of skiing really what the resort wants to highlight?
From the Daily Illini
for December 19, 1967.
Truth in advertising. A poster for the new movie Legend
, starring Tom Hardy, prominently displays the fact that the reviewer for the Guardian
gave it only a two-star review
The reviewer reacts on Twitter: