A phenakistoscope from Paris, France, c. 1833. Alphonse Giroux et Cie.
Gummi bear dropped into potassium chlorate.
This 155-year-old mousetrap, originally advertised as being a “perpetual mouse trap” that “will last a lifetime,” has debatably proven its promise when curators at the Museum of English Rural Life discovered that among thousands of objects, a mouse had decided to make its home within the mousetrap’s walls.
adj. wearing a cowled cloak