1925 The Isolator is a bizarre helmet invented in 1925 that encourages focus and concentration by rendering the wearer deaf, piping them full of oxygen, and limiting their vision to a tiny horizontal slit. The Isolator was invented by Hugo Gernsback,.
Chicagoans celebrate the repeal of Prohibition at the Congress Hotel. (Image used in Ken Burns' documentary Prohibition.*) Let us raise a glass and celebrate the repeal of Prohibition on December 78 years ago on Monday!