People thought up some pretty insane things back in the day. Thankfully, someone invented the camera first and 100 years later, we are left with these bizarre photos. It's amazing how far the world has come in just a century.
That's right, it's a bike the whole family can enjoy! And mom can keep up her sewing!
These days, if a motorcycle cop catches a bad guy, he has to wait around for a cruiser to come pick up the criminal. Back in the day, there was a jail cell sidecar that did the trick. We've become less efficient it seems!
The Cottingley Fairies were a series of photos taken by two young English girls that were later to be proven fake but caused a huge stir before the forgery was discovered.
It looks straight out of a horror movie and it could be the killer or the victim. It's terrifying. It's purpose though, is less menacing. It was meant to serve as protection from the sun. Think of it as old-timey sunscreen. Scary, scary sunscreen.
During prohibition, people found all kinds of creative to sneak a snort. Here, a woman hides her booze in her cane!
Almost as soon as we started building skyscrapers, people started doing insane things to freak people out. Chair-balancing is the hoverboards of its day.
It's anyone's guess what they thought they were hiding from. We've come a long way.
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