Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #5

What Does This Mean? graphA rayograph was:

  1. An early version of the x-ray machine that was placed in stores by the J.W. Bass shoe company, and offered free “skeletal images” to show correctable defects in customers’ feet.
  2. A technique used by surrealist artist Man Ray, to produce images by placing objects directly on photo paper.
  3. A machine in a Ray Bradbury short story that was able to take photographs of the future – often depicting the demise of its various owners.
  4. A device that appeared in just one of L. Frank Baum’s 14 Oz books; it printed out a time line of a person’s future moods.
  5. A predecessor to the microwave oven than used plutonium-90 to cook food without flames, usually.

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2 comments on “Semi-Literary Trivia Question of the Week #5
  1. Andrew says:

    Reading this made me wish I was smarter.

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