Honegar And 29 Other Dumb Inventions From The Mid-1900s

LIFE magazine has published a list of 30 dumb inventions from the middle of the 20th century. There are some profoundly stupid ideas on display here (baby cage, anyone?).

Most inventions have quietly faded from society. But several have been resurrected and repurposed, with similarly poor results: The portable sauna (Snuggie Sauna), venetian blind sunglasses (Kanye West), TV goggles (Virtual Boy), and Honegar (Vic and Honey Realty).

30 Dumb Inventions [LIFE]
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