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El archivo del Espacio de British Pathé

Out of this World: The Pathé Space Archive

El archivo del Espacio de British Pathé

A student in Kingston, Surrey turns an old bath tub into a car by using a scooter motor. The nippy vehicle was used for shopping outings around town much to the delight of local children and spectators. This image is from 1960 but in these times of austerity and cutbacks we think this is an excellent idea.  If you're interested in making your own then have a search for the video 'Motorised Bath' later.

Motorised Bath Tub - 10 Amazing Transport Inventions - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

A Bath with a View

A Bath with a View

MOVIE:  Chicago “Vertical Automatic Parking Lot” Solves the Big City Car Parking Problem, 1932 | The Old Motor

MOVIE: Chicago “Vertical Automatic Parking Lot” Solves the Big City Car Parking Problem, 1932

A fabulous way for picking up friends and nipping in to town. The flying platform was created in 1955 by the US Navy. It used a direct lift rotor aircraft, using contra-rotating ducted fans (controlled by the pilot shifting his body weight around). Sadly development ceased because they were considered too impractical as combat vehicles due to their small size, limited speed and they barely flew out of the ground cushion effect. How different life could have been...

The Flying Platform - 10 Amazing Transport Inventions - Stills Galleries - British Pathé

"A Miracle from a Mould." This collection features obituaries for Sir Alexander Fleming, footage of him at work, and retrospectives on his discovery: http://www.britishpathe.com/workspaces/jhoyle/E3eKxiIl

The finest and most comprehensive archive of fabulous footage and stunning stills.

The Process To Create Contact Lenses Back In 1948 Was Horrifying

The Process To Create Contact Lenses Back In 1948 Was Horrifying

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