We've worked long and hard here at Cracked to make it clear that the past was badass. All you have to do is sift through old-timey photos, and you quickly realize that people back then possessed neither sanity nor a sense of self-preservation. Trust us, the explanation behind these seemingly inexplicable photos tends to make them even more baffling.
18"Gentlemen, We Can Rebuild Him. We Have the Technology ..."
So ... what can that be other than two Nazi scientists doing repairs on a robot super-soldier?
Actually, this 1964 pic from Popular Science depicts the wizards/Nazi scientists at Walt Disney Studios building an automated caveman for the 1964 New York World's Fair. See? That's not horrifying at all.
Walt Disney was quick to calm the world's fears about his horrifying creations, reminding everyone that only he knew "the killing code."