Anni Albers, With Verticals, 1943.
King Gustav playing croquet in 1948.
Model wearing capeskin leather shorts with Medieval-inspired vest, perfect for sports and rough wear, as she holds falcon.
Doramad Radioactive Toothpaste was produced during World War II by Auergesellschaft of Berlin. The same company founded by Carl Auer von Welsbach who invented the gas lantern mantle! A gamma spectroscopy analysis did reveal trace quantities of thorium, but the levels are too low to be detected with a simple hand-held survey meter.
The 19th Century gardener grew 30 kinds of apples in his orchard, ranging in taste from bitter to sweet. Today, “the large red apple” caters to the public love of all that is “sweet, smooth, and outwardly appealing.” Bread, which was once the crusty staff of life, is now “half-masticated … before reaching the mouth,” and caters to the taste which prefers fruit juice to fruit, chopped meat to a cut off the joint, mashed potato, ice cream, and a host of packaged powders which water turns into infinite varieties of pap.
—Time Magazine review of Mechanization Takes Command from 1948