Computers, Gadgets And Innovations From Yesteryear


American science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard , founder of the... News Photo1960-1969,Adult,Adults Only,Archival,Author,Bizarre,Black And White,Cable,Church of Scientology,Evening Standard,Founder,Imagination,Instrument of Measurement,Invention,Inventor,L. Ron Hubbard,Laboratory Equipment,One Man Only,One Person,Pain,People,Photography,Potted Plant,Religion,Science,Scientific Experiment,Tomato,Vertical,Waist UpPhotographer Collection: Hulton Archive 2007 Getty ImagesAmerican science fiction writer L. Ron Hubbard (1911 - 1986), founder of the Church of Scientology, uses his Hubbard Electrometer (patent pending) to determine whether tomatoes experience pain, 1968. His work led him to the conclusion that tomatoes 'scream when sliced'. (Photo by Scott Lauder/Evening Standard/Hulton Archive/Getty Images)