Weird Universe Blog — July 8, 2024

On Course, On The Glide Path…

Learn about flight navigation by listening to a record. Released in 1960 by Aero-Progress, Inc.

You can listen to it online at the Internet Archive.



Posted By: Alex - Mon Jul 08, 2024 - Comments (0)
Category: Vinyl Albums and Other Media Recordings | Air Travel and Airlines | 1960s

The Tacoma Home Show Queen

I find references to queens dating from the 50's to the 80's. A good run.

Read an article here with great pix.



Posted By: Paul - Mon Jul 08, 2024 - Comments (0)
Category: Architecture | Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests | Beauty, Ugliness and Other Aesthetic Issues | Domestic | Regionalism | Twentieth Century

July 7, 2024

Birth Control by Hypnosis

The perfect birth control for couples who want more children.

Glasgow Daily Record - Feb 9, 1976



Corsicana Daily Sun - June 6, 1976

Posted By: Alex - Sun Jul 07, 2024 - Comments (1)
Category: Hypnotism, Mesmerism and Mind Control | Birth Control | 1970s | Pregnancy

July 6, 2024

Library Chair

"Library Chair" by Richard Mauro, 1978. Cargo netting and five hundred paperback books.

image source: are.na

Posted By: Alex - Sat Jul 06, 2024 - Comments (0)
Category: Furniture | 1970s

Dali’s Ovocipede





Posted By: Paul - Sat Jul 06, 2024 - Comments (1)
Category: Bicycles and Other Human-powered Vehicles | Surrealism | 1960s

July 5, 2024

Meat Cutting Offers You Success and Security

Because PEOPLE MUST EAT!

Popular Mechanics - Jan 1953

Posted By: Alex - Fri Jul 05, 2024 - Comments (1)
Category: Food | Jobs and Occupations | Advertising | 1950s

July 4, 2024

Miss National Hot Dog Month Association

Happy Fourth of July!


Richmond News Leader - July 15, 1958

Posted By: Alex - Thu Jul 04, 2024 - Comments (0)
Category: Awards, Prizes, Competitions and Contests | Holidays | Junk Food

Happy Fourth of July 2024!

Posted By: Paul - Thu Jul 04, 2024 - Comments (0)
Category: Holidays | Horror

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