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The Popular Pickle



There is so much to love about this video, from the whimsical music which makes it seem as if the cucumbers are just going on holiday, instead of being wrenched from their happy fields and families, then sliced and seasoned for consumption by monstrous hairless apes, to the very phrase "pickle packer." The one omission, understandable in light of 1950s' reticence, is no mention of the cucumber as sex toy.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Fri Apr 10, 2015 | Comments (4)
Category: Regionalism, Advertising, Industry, Factories and Manufacturing, Farming, Vegetables, 1950's

Three Alarm Fire At Fire Extinguisher Factory

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Its like rain on your wedding day. A fire at the fire extinguisher factory, isn't it ironic.

Granular Sugar Pneumatic Conveying Test



Seven minutes of monotone narrator and watching sugar flow through a semi-opaque tube. Have we surpassed TIMBER BRIDGE INSPECTION yet?
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon May 13, 2013 | Comments (4)
Category: Boredom, Industry, Factories and Manufacturing

Chicken Plucker



A new height in boredom--until the actual killing begins.
Posted By: Paul | Date: Mon Mar 04, 2013 | Comments (6)
Category: Animals, Boredom, Death, Food, Industry, Factories and Manufacturing, Rube Goldberg Devices
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