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A dramatized radio broadcast version of War of the Worlds by H.G. Welles scared thousands of people, having them believe they were under attack by Martians. People flooded newspaper offices and radio and police stations with calls. Scores of adults reportedly required medical treatment for shock and hysteria. Shows how much faith people put in the radio back at that time.

from Full Fit Sure

Emergency Treatment For Shock

When women used to be depressed or were not “taking care of their men” properly their husbands could send them to the psych ward for attitude adjustments. This was part of conditioning them to always wear a smile. They believed that if a woman saw herself smiling that it would become natural practice and that she would be “cured”. This often went along with shock therapies.


Recycled milk churn used as flower planter with trailing Nasturtiums. Have my eye out for a milk churn either for a planter or a stool.


10 Treatments for SI Joint Dysfunctions The #sacroiliac_joints, SI joints are tiny links that connect the spine to the lower back and pelvic bones. They allow a minimal amount of movement and serve as a shock absorber for the #spine.