Terrible Inventions Of The 1950s and ’60s

America today may resemble a turtle retreating into its shell, but the mid-twentieth century was a bolder, better time, when the U.S. was on top of the world. Life has a series of 30 misguided, disturbing, and just plain dumb inventions from this era, gadgets and gizmos which foretold a future that never came. Why didn’t the portable sauna ever catch on?

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