On November 10, 1938, Maryland inventor George Stern displays his invention, a highly volatile fluid that vaporizes so rapidly that flames from the gases released will not burn. (67/77) List item Submitted to "Bizarre Photos from the Past That Show How Weird our History was" Approved 1.7k Views However, Stern stated that the formula’s only practical use would be in creating strange effects for horror films. Item navigation Previous submission Next submission View full list Written by Jacob Aberto Sincere, friendly, curious, ambitious, enthusiast. I'm a content crafter and social media expert. I love Classic Movies because their dialogue, scenery and stories are awesome. Leave a Reply Cancel replyYou must be logged in to post a comment.