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11 terrifying childcare inventions from the early 20th century
Enjoy several horrifying parenting aids pulled from our archives.
Archive Gallery: 10 Ways to Beat the Heat Without Air Conditioning
We take a look at how people dealt with summer temperatures before modern-day air conditioners became commonplace
Archive Gallery: Strange Sports of Tomorrow
Aquatic polo ponies, parachute sledding, balloon jumping, and more short-lived novelty sports from the early 20th century
Archive Gallery: PopSci’s Most Sensational World War II Headlines
Tank killers, nightmares for Hitler, bombed-out volcanoes and more explosive ideas from World War II-era PopSci.
Archive Gallery: How the Space Age Influenced Design
A colorful look at how America's obsession with space travel led to rocket-shaped vehicles, parabola-shaped buildings, and swiveling television sets
Archive Gallery: The Rise of Personal Computers
The original Macintosh, Atari computers, and more innovative machines that arose during the early days of personal computing.
Archive Gallery: In Defense of Evolutionary Theory
How we covered the Scopes Monkey Trial, the discovery of Java Man, the Piltdown Man hoax, and milestones in the history of evolutionary theory
Archive Gallery: PopSci’s Quirkiest DIY Projects
PopSci teaches you how to make a crossbow, a wooden scooter, a psychedelic light show, and more contraptions you didn't know you needed
Archive Gallery: Classic Car Advertisements from the Pages of PopSci
The good, the bad, and the hideous
Archive Gallery: Mail Order Kits, From the Back Pages of PopSci
Jet powered Space Rangers, kit cars, electronic organs, radio hats, and more -- all yours for a low, low price!