1920-1940 Odd Inventions

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  • Radio Pram

    Radio Pram
    Stroller equipped with a radio, including antenna and loudspeaker, to keep the baby quiet
  • Wooden Bathing Suits

    Wooden Bathing Suits
    Wooden bathing suits, supposed to make swimming a lot easier
  • Transportable folding bridge

    Transportable folding bridge
    The emergency bridge can easily be transported on a handcart invented by L. Deth
  • PEZ candy

    PEZ candy
    PEZ was first marketed as a compressed peppermint candy invented by Eduard Haas III
  • Iron Lung

    Iron Lung
    a respirator that has helped save lives, especially those afflicted with polio and other cases of paralysis invented by Philip Drinker
  • Bubble Gum

    Bubble Gum
    In 1928, Walter Diemer was working as an accountant for the Fleer Chewing Gum Company in Philadelphia what he did with his spare time was he played around with new gum recipes. He created gum that was less sticky and more streachy.
  • Car with Shovel for Pedestrians

    Car with Shovel for Pedestrians
    Invented for the purpose of reducing the number of casualties among pedestrians.
  • early GPS rolling key map

    early GPS rolling key map
    Yesteryear's TomTom, a rolling key map that passes through the screen in a tempo determined by the speed of the car
  • Monopoly

    Invented by Charles Darrow
  • Glasses for reading in bed

    Glasses for reading in bed
    A pair of spectacles especially designed for reading in bed uses mirrors to see book.
  • Faxed Newspaper

    Faxed Newspaper
    The first faxed news paper
  • LSD synthesized

    LSD was synthesized on November 16, 1938 by Swiss chemist Albert Hofmann