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Hairdryers May Or May Not Kill You
Hairdryers first came onto the scene in the 1920s, helping women fix their hair in half the time. But like any new prototype or invention, the Hairdryer 1.0 had its kinks. 

One of which was that it could possibly kill you at one point. Using wonky electrical connections, the dryers tended to overheat and spark, causing electrocutions, burns, and even deaths.