When you look around you, you may think what a strange world we live in. But, truth be told, the world has long been a weird place filled with lots of funny things and eccentric people. Nevertheless, they do make life more interesting. Here are 20 intriguing photos that will clearly show what our world has gone through in all of its history.
1. Alfred Hitchcock having a cup of tea with Leo the Lion in the Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer Studio.
2. In 1942, women would paint their legs to make it look like they're wearing stockings.
3. A fugitive dragged by border patrol across the USA border.
4. After losing control of his plane, George Aird ejects from it.
5. Lunch break on the set of Star Wars.
6. This portable TV prototype was created in 1967.
7. Women in a spaghetti-eating contest called "Macaroni."
8. A police car with a shovel to prevent casualties or injuries to pedestrians, 1920.
9. Captured in June 1944, an English brewery delivers kegs of beer to troops fighting in Normandy.
10. Women wearing bathing suits in the 1920s.
11. Two military officers wearing "sound finders," designed to detect the direction of approaching enemy planes.
12. Back in the day they had portable saunas.
13. In 1936, this exercise machine was used to 'roll the fat' out of legs.
14. Back in 1912, this is how they would test a football helmet.
15. The Dynasphere, a monowheel electric vehicle could go up to 25 mph (40km/h). It was created in 1932.
16. In 1924, Parisians found an unusual way to keep their feet dry during a flood.
17. Willard Scott was the very first Ronald McDonald.
18. A 5MB computer hard drive being loaded into an aircraft in 1956.
19. Presenting the original Michelin Man.
20. Captured in 1967 in Sweden - this is the day that Sweden switched from the left to the right side.