Jewelry Saleswoman Sees Revolting Things

Jewelry Saleswoman Sees Revolting Things

If you ever thought working behind the counter at a jewelry store was a cushy, somewhat glamorous gig, you were apparently very, very wrong. It’s the part of your job that involves accepting old pieces of jewelry for maintenance that makes the job tough. [More]

1928 Scientific Breakthroughs For The Home: Teakettle With
Lid, Serrated Knife, Salad Spinner

1928 Scientific Breakthroughs For The Home: Teakettle With Lid, Serrated Knife, Salad Spinner

Google Books now hasPopular Science‘s entire archive on the web for free, so we thought we’d take a look and what was new and hot in 1928. Check it out! Prototype tea pots with LIDS. So you can clean ‘em! Is that a mop with a ringer? Shut up! Oh, and check out this new thing you can kneel on when scrubbing your floors.

When you’re done with that, spin your salad with this crazy French thing and then use this weird bumpy knife to cut an orange. You’ll realize the future is now as you unplug your toaster or vacuum without needing to yank on the cord. Yay, science!