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Terrifying 60-Year Old Glue Sniffing PSA Warns of ‘Big Trouble In a Small Tube’

(via) This early 1960s PSA slideshow attempted to scare off American youth from sniffing glue on account of the damage it could do and the “big trouble” it could lead to. From the PSA:

“…It’s just a small inoffensive tube not even as big as a tube of toothpaste or shaving cream but as small as it is, this little tube is filled with big trouble. When used for their intended purpose, these so-called model cements are a great boon to the household and model building for young people but they’re a dangerous commodity when used improperly…”

I haven’t seen modern stats for the USA but here in Canada “the proportion of Canadian adolescents who have tried inhalants is in the range of 3%–5%”.

Proud Backyard Chef Shows Off Outstanding DIY Barbecue Set-Up

From his waterwheel-powered rotisserie to his four-storey filing cabinet full of spuds and corn, this guy is killing it.

This Might Be the Strangest TV Ad Ever Made for a Candy Bar

Everybody keeps secrets, even from their loved ones. This advertisement takes that theme to a bizarre extreme.

How Stainless Steel Knives, Forks and Spoons Are Made

From grinding serrations to spoon bowls, this short video details how our everyday eating implements are made.

Short Film Uses Beauty of International Banknotes to Tell Strange Story of Money

Corrie Francis Parks animates pieces of paper currency and grains of sand to create a visual poem on global economics.