Mystery Illustration 65



What are these guys making?

The answer is here.

Or after the jump.
Posted By: Paul - Thu Dec 28, 2017
Category: Technology, 1920s





Comments
So, that's the thinking behind Pringles Fake Potato Chips?
Posted by KDP in Madill, OK on 12/28/17 at 09:45 AM
Cocaine seemed like a good guess.
Posted by Virtual in Carnate on 12/28/17 at 10:40 AM
Dry Ice?

Notice how they depict men doing a job (pushing those rods) that would be better left to machines, even machines available in 1925.
Posted by Joshua Zev Levin, Ph.D. in Marlton, NJ on 12/28/17 at 11:02 AM
Manna for the masses. I though of the Miller–Urey experiment that generated amino acids from gases duplicating the earliest atmosphere on Earth, but that was in 1952. Was there an early experiment I don't know about that inspired this?
Posted by eddi on 12/28/17 at 10:46 PM
It would probably be easier to mix up a batch of Soylent Green.
Posted by BMN on 12/29/17 at 12:04 AM
One of the things the "Professor" failed to "Berthalot" of was scientifically sound ideas.
Posted by PupTentacle on 12/30/17 at 01:20 AM