Photos: Sexiest undies ever! -- and nine other bizarre items from the 1950s


Number 6: I love the smell of napalm in the morning....
Nowadays, bug bombs like this one are used by professionals who don hazmat suits and enclose the entire home so that dangerous chemicals don't leak out into the surrounding area. But precautions were for pansies back then. Bombs away, and worry about permanent health damage and birth defects later.
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Number 5: Hot stuff
A fifteen-foot expandable ladder that can support 1,000 pounds? Fat chance.

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Continue for more hilariously bizarre items from the 1950s.

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3 comments
annie_m
annie_m

I think I found those undies at my grandma's house.

Cognitive_Dissident
Cognitive_Dissident topcommenter

What's "bizarre" about a bike cover? As for the fumigant, I guess you're not aware they can still be purchased retail. Ever heard of a "Wink Mirror?" Still got those, too.

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