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The year was 1959, when Cadillacs sported gigantic whale tails, midcentury decor was in full swing, harvest gold was a popular appliance color, and Whirlpool’s Miracle Kitchen of the Future hinted of a robotic future we're now living today. Video of the little cleaner below...

(Kodachrome photo by Bob Lerner for the Look magazine's, "What the Russians Will See.")

Via Shorpy via Mark's Scrapbook of Oddities & Treasures