German company Burk & Braun sold Radium Schokolade between 1931 and 1936. It was promoted as chocolate that would make the consumer younger.

German company Burk & Braun sold Radium Schokolade between 1931 and 1936. It was promoted as chocolate that would make the consumer younger.

Ad for a dimple-maker, 1936. It fails to explain what you're supposed to do with the lines the dimple-maker will no doubt leave on your face... or were those supposed to be attractive, too?

Ad for a dimple-maker, 1936. It fails to explain what you're supposed to do with the lines the dimple-maker will no doubt leave on your face... or were those supposed to be attractive, too?

1920 - Radium infused bread. It's delicious. "Radium water from Joachimstal was used in the production of loaves manufactured by the Hippman-Blach bakery in what is now the Czech Republic. Despite the actual technique of production potentially leading to high levels of radium the amount that was actually present in the bread was not deemed to be harmful. One simple mistake in the production process though and the bread could have been highly dangerous."

1920 - Radium infused bread. It's delicious. "Radium water from Joachimstal was used in the production of loaves manufactured by the Hippman-Blach bakery in what is now the Czech Republic. Despite the actual technique of production potentially leading to high levels of radium the amount that was actually present in the bread was not deemed to be harmful. One simple mistake in the production process though and the bread could have been highly dangerous."

Ugh, those religions. Why can't everyone with every kind of faith live happlily? This pic makes me sad and happy at the same time.

Ugh, those religions. Why can't everyone with every kind of faith live happlily? This pic makes me sad and happy at the same time.

Parafrasando l'introduzione a questa bizzarra collezione di vecchi marchi dai nomi “atomici”, se hai una carta di credito platino o bevi una tequila gold questo non significa che contengano davvero platino o oro. Semplicemente l'associazione a tali materiali preziosi è lì per dire al consumatore: “queste sono cose preziose, di qualità”. Ma c'è stato un…

Parafrasando l'introduzione a questa bizzarra collezione di vecchi marchi dai nomi “atomici”, se hai una carta di credito platino o bevi una tequila gold questo non significa che contengano davvero platino o oro. Semplicemente l'associazione a tali materiali preziosi è lì per dire al consumatore: “queste sono cose preziose, di qualità”. Ma c'è stato un…

The Incredible, Delectable, Miracle of 19th Century Medicine: Hasheesh Candy! An extraordinary advertisement for "Hasheesh Candy" from the mid-1800s claims endorsements from famous US Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee. This popular candy, made from a mix of hash and maple sugar, even appeared in the famous Sears & Roebuck Catalogs of the day and the Chicago Daily Tribune. Druggists in Michigan took out their own ads for it after becoming agents for the company.

The Incredible, Delectable, Miracle of 19th Century Medicine: Hasheesh Candy! An extraordinary advertisement for "Hasheesh Candy" from the mid-1800s claims endorsements from famous US Civil War generals Ulysses S. Grant and General Robert E. Lee. This popular candy, made from a mix of hash and maple sugar, even appeared in the famous Sears & Roebuck Catalogs of the day and the Chicago Daily Tribune. Druggists in Michigan took out their own ads for it after becoming agents for the company.

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