What's Wrong With This Picture: How Did This Not Catch On? Edition

Edward Niedermeyer
by Edward Niedermeyer

Goodyear light-up tires, circa 1961. [Hat Tip: David Holzman]

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  • Stewart Dean Stewart Dean on Oct 02, 2009

    The wonders of Infra-red B&W film....how they used to make the moonlit "night" scenes in the old B&W Westerns........

  • Chaguelyons Chaguelyons on Oct 02, 2009

    I recall reading about these tires somewhere... and that they cost a fortune and only lasted a few thousand miles. I don't think the technology was where it needed to be for the tires to "catch on"

  • Ceipower Ceipower on Oct 02, 2009

    Something every aspiring rapper would just have to have.Can't you just see these along with a set of spinning hub caps in double chrome? Oh , pimp it baby! These failed because at the time they were created we still had some sense of taste. Today every suburban white kid wants to be Huggy Bear from Starsky & Hutch!god help us

  • Mpresley Mpresley on Oct 03, 2009
    Joe Chiaramonte : She’s showing you where the radiation burns are starting to form. I new I'd seen this kind of thing before. It's how Joe Stefano used to do special effects from that old Outer Limits television show, the one from the early '60s. Radiation was big, back then.