This 1963 “tip” encourages people to bury engine fuel in the ground. Today we know how harmful this is to our environment:
This person joked about killing Queen Elizabeth the very day she died.
And this meme joked that Queen Elizabeth would never take the throne because she’ll outlive King Charles.
A 2011 DC comic featured Jared Fogle “giving a helping hand” to Superman and Co.
The website predicted that 2016 would be the last polio case in the world. There are now at least 57 confirmed cases of polio in New York. This is the result of the anti-vaccine movement.
This 2017 article claims Josh Peck and Drake Bell have reconciled. .
This 1950 ad claimed that “there was not a single case of sore throat from camel smoking.” Smoking is now known to increase the risk of laryngeal cancer.
This 2018 quote from Jalen Ramsey is a bit embarrassing these days, given the success of Josh Allen.
This cellophane old ad shows a baby wrapped in plastic. As we now know, plastic wrap is a serious choking hazard for babies and young children.
And this lead ad definitely preceded our knowledge of how dangerous the naturally occurring element really is.
When the Telegram messaging app was released in 2013, it was advertised as “free forever.” This year, we launched a paid subscription version.
This ad promoting salt for weight loss is both pseudoscience and anti-fat.
It’s a movie poster called Patwhich was based on regular characters SNLThe “joke” is that no one knows Pat’s gender.
These are the words of how President James Buchanan will remember him fondly in the future. Unfortunately for him, he is actually considered one of the worst presidents in the United States because of the schism he created over slavery leading up to the Civil War.
This was a 1950s advertisement titled “The Beauty of Asbestos”. Today, we are thankfully aware that asbestos causes cancer.
This page in the booklet claimed that July 2, 2016 would be “E-DAY,” the day the world ran out of gas. Gasoline prices are still prohibitively high, but we’re definitely not short:
In 2015, CNN ran an article saying Saudi Arabia would run out of cash within five years. Saudi Arabia will have the fastest economic growth in her 2022, according to economists.
The ad encouraged women to put Lysol in their vaginas. Enough said: