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Time Piece

A look at everyday objects from the past

NO MORE BAD HAIR DAYS

Drying your hair could be a burning affair

Hanging thankfully of the alternatives around we can waiting was now this for turn your strange to electric hair contraption: to dry blow is dryers. A boring the late Before and 19th-century damp they were experience, invented, Termicon. But one Similar to a hot water bottle, boiling water was poured into the stoneware paddles and used to brush the hair – it claimed to dry your hair within minutes. Luckily by the 1920s, blow dryers with an electric heating element and fan came onto the market.

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About History Revealed

Few stories can match that of the end of the Incas, when the largest empire in the pre-Columbian Americas was defeated thanks to deceit and double-crossing. How did thousands of experienced Inca warriors fail to repel just 170 Spaniards? Plus: the CIA’s mind-boggling PsyOps experiments, the 75th anniversary of the Normandy landings, the origins and accuracy of the Bible, wacky races, jousting and much more