Category:
Body

Lactagol



Source.

So far as I can tell, cottonseed of any variety does not promote breast milk production. Flaxseed however is another thing.



Posted By: Paul - Thu Sep 13, 2018 - Comments (1)
Category: Body, Pregnancy, Patent Medicines, Nostrums and Snake Oil, Babies and Toddlers, Nineteenth Century

Alois Swoboda



His Wikipedia page tells us:

His course did not use apparatus or exercise equipment. Claims in Swoboda's courses included the ability to regrow lost limbs and heal a heart damaged by a heart attack.


Article in POPULAR MECHANICS to be found here.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Jul 03, 2018 - Comments (7)
Category: Body, Bodybuilding, Diseases, Cult Figures and Artifacts, Exercise and Fitness, Frauds, Cons and Scams, Twentieth Century

The Annals of State-Sponsored Corporal Punishment



Kids these days--so unreasonable!

Original article here.

Posted By: Paul - Thu Nov 09, 2017 - Comments (9)
Category: Body, Screams, Grunts and Other Exclamations, Education, 1970s

Pelvic Muscle Videogame Controller

I see no reason why this device should be limited to a clinical setting. It should sell very well to extreme gamers who want an additional controller to supplement their two hands.




Source.





Source.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Aug 28, 2017 - Comments (1)
Category: Body, 1990s, Videogames and Gamers

The Giant Leg Sign for Nylons



Source of foto.



Source of foto.

Judge the likeness for yourself.



Her Wikipedia page.

Posted By: Paul - Tue Aug 01, 2017 - Comments (4)
Category: Body, Movies, Regionalism, Advertising, Giant People in Ads, 1940s

Growdina, the Marvelous Bust Developer

I just love the name "Growdina."



Source.



Source.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 17, 2017 - Comments (1)
Category: Body, Patent Medicines, Nostrums and Snake Oil, Twentieth Century

Mystery Illustration 50



What technique is being demonstrated here?

Answer found at this link.

Or after the jump.



More in extended >>

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jul 13, 2017 - Comments (2)
Category: Body, 1910s

Nuclear Bikini Contest



Want a job at a nuke plant? Hope you look good in a bikini.

Full story here.

Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 03, 2017 - Comments (4)
Category: Body, Sexuality, Europe, Power Generation

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