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18 PAST INVENTIONS THAT WERE WAY AHEAD OF THEIR TIME

These large eyes were used in classes to visually show students the muscle actions of human eyes.

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This is the first free flight of the Hiller Flying Platform. It was first flown in public in 1955.

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A robot trainer for mastering one’s golf skills (1925)

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Water bicycle (1923)

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An air-powered skull-massaging helmet

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An electrical-wheel called Dynasphere being tested by its inventor

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Firefighting suits designed for rescuing airmen trapped in burning planes (1940)

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A shaving apparatus used for trimming another man’s beard with the help of mechanical hands (1959)

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Professor Popjie’s invention, a device with mechanical hands, which contained human bones and was electronically controlled remotely. He called it Radiana and in this picture, it is shaving a man with the help of an ordinary razor.

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Street sweeping machine (1956)

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This black and white camouflage was made to conceal soldiers while they were climbing trees during World War I.

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Mind-machine used for measuring brain activity

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A shockproof perming machine that works with the help of electricity

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Hair dryer (1937)

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Mind-reading machine

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Goodyear illuminated tires not only looked fancy, but also helped women adjust their stockings.

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Home tanning lamp with eye-protecting glasses (1920)

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A device for mouth X-raying (1920)

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