Search Results

  • A multifunctional coffee machine.

    A multifunctional coffee machine.

    25 Brilliant Ideas to Solve Peculiar Problems

    Posted by Old Is Gold · 0 Points

  • 10. Guns: This is a Type 89 machine gun was actually a camera used for aircraft training purposes during World War II. It would snap photos of targets to simulate firing actual bullets. A good photo meant the soldier “hit” the target.

    10. Guns: This is a Type 89 machine gun was actually a camera used for aircraft training purposes during World War II. It would snap photos of targets to simulate firing actual bullets. A good photo meant the soldier “hit” the target.

    17 Strange Things From The Past That Look Practically Unrecognizable Today

    Posted by Old Is Gold · 0 Points

  • This lack of modernization also meant that its menu remained relatively untouched. For instance, the Downey location didn’t offer such McDonald’s staples as the Big Mac. Sadly, though, when Kroc opened a modern franchise just half a mile away, sales at this location dwindled. In 1990, after years as the only remaining independent McDonald’s in existence, they were forced to join the corporation.

    This lack of modernization also meant that its menu remained relatively untouched. For instance, the Downey location didn’t offer such McDonald’s staples as the Big Mac. Sadly, though, when Kroc opened a modern franchise just half a mile away, sales at this location dwindled. In 1990, after years as the only remaining independent McDonald’s in existence, they were forced to join the corporation.

    See Inside The Oldest McDonald’s Restaurant In The World, Operating Since 1953

    Posted by Julieta · 0 Points

  • 2. Trees are so much more powerful than most of us ever realize. Just look at this one growing out of an old fallen log smack-dab in the middle of this lake. There is no environment that can stop flourishing flora, it seems!

    2. Trees are so much more powerful than most of us ever realize. Just look at this one growing out of an old fallen log smack-dab in the middle of this lake. There is no environment that can stop flourishing flora, it seems!

    10 Crazy Trees That Will Swallow Anything That Gets In Their Way

    Posted by pygoh2014 · 0 Points

  • 8. Vending machine, 1st century AD

    8. Vending machine, 1st century AD

    14 Modern Things Which Existed Long Time Ago

    Posted by pygoh2014 · 0 Points

  • 9. Some poor soul learned the hard way that the “M” in MRI stands for “magnetic.” Worse yet, these machines cost absurd amounts of another “M” word: money. Can you even imagine the nightmare of fixing something like this?

    9. Some poor soul learned the hard way that the “M” in MRI stands for “magnetic.” Worse yet, these machines cost absurd amounts of another “M” word: money. Can you even imagine the nightmare of fixing something like this?

    24 People Who Screwed Up Big Time And Have No One But Themselves To Blame

    Posted by Geeky Duck · 0 Points

  • 1. Bread: During the 1800s, the population of England was rapidly growing, and by 1850, London had become the largest city in the world. This sudden spike resulted in more demand for food, which created a horrible shortage. Since there weren’t enough ingredients available, bread manufacturers started stuffing their loaves with any material they could find—and not necessarily edible, either—so they could produce as much as possible. Things like chalk, toxic alum, and plaster of Paris made their way into dough, leading to an epidemic of severe stomach problems and even death in some cases.

    1. Bread: During the 1800s, the population of England was rapidly growing, and by 1850, London had become the largest city in the world. This sudden spike resulted in more demand for food, which created a horrible shortage. Since there weren’t enough ingredients available, bread manufacturers started stuffing their loaves with any material they could find—and not necessarily edible, either—so they could produce as much as possible. Things like chalk, toxic alum, and plaster of Paris made their way into dough, leading to an epidemic of severe stomach problems and even death in some cases.

    10 Times In History When Everyday Foods Caused Horrific Events

    Posted by Old Is Gold · 0 Points

  • 2. Bathing machines

    2. Bathing machines

    12 Weird Things Our Ancestors Did

    Posted by pygoh2014 · 0 Points

  • 13. Instead of repeatedly smacking the bottom of a glass bottle of Heinz ketchup, try tapping on the number “57” instead. This is the sweet spot—it works faster and allows for the ketchup to pour out more steadily.

    13. Instead of repeatedly smacking the bottom of a glass bottle of Heinz ketchup, try tapping on the number “57” instead. This is the sweet spot—it works faster and allows for the ketchup to pour out more steadily.

    26 Foods We’ve All Been Eating Wrong This Entire Time

    Posted by Julieta · 0 Points

  • While Estela was happy that the “tumor” inside of her stomach would not harm her health, the news was understandably bittersweet, as it proved that she was, indeed, able to conceive children after all. Now she would be forced to live the rest of her days with a constant reminder of the family that she’d always wanted.

    While Estela was happy that the “tumor” inside of her stomach would not harm her health, the news was understandably bittersweet, as it proved that she was, indeed, able to conceive children after all. Now she would be forced to live the rest of her days with a constant reminder of the family that she’d always wanted.

    Woman Who Lived With A ‘Tumor’ For 60 Years Is Devastated To Find Out What It Really Was

    Posted by Old Is Gold · 0 Points