There were a few excellent displays at the Science Museum, but the ones that warmed my skeptical heart the most involved some of the wacky things people have believed, and/or cynically employed to try to fleece people of their hard-earned money. Jodi took some pictures. Check these out!
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The Electric Metabograph pictured below, was claimed to be a panacea for all manner of illnesses. And it would look fantastic in a den.
There was also an informational “Science Buzz” poster at one point about vaccines, which made me very happy.