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Extraordinary Inventions: Victorian-Era Prank Machines

“QUANTUM SHOT” #751Link – article by Julia Suits Creators of these pranks were America‚Äôs original hi-tech geeks of the new electric age. You will remember our hilarious serious Weird Inventions by Guys; this time we give you a treat from Julia Suits, author of the “The Extraordinary Catalog of Peculiar Inventions” (None of this material has appeared [...]

Name That Weird Invention!

Let’s try something new and fun. You’ve seen Steven M. Johnson’s whimsical and ridiculously weird inventions (whimventions? weirdventions?) in his weekly Museum of Possibilities posts, but something’s missing from his strange gadgets: names. So here’s where you come in, Neatoramanauts: can you name the strange object drawn above? Funniest and wittiest name (along with proposed use [...]