There’s a weird mark on your face. It wasn’t there last week, and it’s spreading at an alarming rate. Your insurance sucks, so you search the internet for help, and before you know it, you’re dropping $10,000 to “reprogram your DNA.”
Hydrotherapy was all the rage in the 19th century. Inventors devised countless contraptions to immerse people in water, hoping to restore them to health using nature's favorite liquid. But none were quite as awkward as the invention above: the "rocking bath tub" of 1891.