Mixing two records on separate turntables took hold in the early 1980s, but people have been experimenting with the technique ever since the record was invented. This unwieldy gadget was created in 1910 by French sound engineer Leon Gaumant, used to sync two tracks of a film soundtrack with the movie.
A bathtub full of pie? You’re seriously flirting with danger.
People always like to ask centenarians what their “secret” to long life is, when the real answer usually is just genetics. But In 1911, 100 year old Tilden Pierce’s word of warning was that the younger generation was eating too much pie and bathing too much to live very long.
After the death of Queen Victoria in 1901, her son Edward became King of England, making him Edward VII. And his reign, from 1901 to 1910 is regarded as the Edwardian era, though some extend that to the beginning of World War I. Here are 15 photographs from that period of time in either real or false color via Retronaut.