Good News: There Is An Afterlife Bad News: Yours will be on YouTube
I found this image on the interwebs and I really hoped it was fake. Unfortunately, it isn’t. Amazon.com sells it. I hoped this was just a funny Photoshop from Fark.com or something but it isn’t. This makes me lose faith in humanity just a little bit more.
Here is a great old commercial for one of the first electronic pocket calculators. It was released in the 70s for around $350 which would be closer to about $1200 adjusted to 2008 currency. I think I’ll stick with my TI-89. I’ve recoded this from the source to provide a better version than you can [...]
An awkward PSA letting people know that “VD Is For Everybody!” If you didn’t know what venereal disease was, you could almost be tricked in to thinking that it makes you successful and look good at the same time.
Wow, The Kickass Clocks and Kickass Watches series got some serious attention on this site. Thank you! Because I am addicted to seeing my web stats go up – here is Kickass Clocks Part Two: Verbarius By Art Lebedev – $200 http://www.artlebedev.com/everything/verbarius/ Most clock write out the time in numbers. Verbarius writes out the time [...]
This has to be one of the best anti piracy films of all time. It features Oregon Trail and Carmen San Diego. Sorry for the crappy start of the video. When I transcoded it to a modern video format the beginning became a little distorted. Just jump to about 2:00
This tube is amazing. It is made of 16 segments in a star burst pattern to allow it to display numbers and letters. However, like the smaller number and symbol only versions of Nixie tubes – they were quickly replaced with LCD displays and LEDs.
Here is a short utorual I wrote a while back to document cleaning the older white and clear keyboard. This does not apply to the newer think keyboards Apple released in 2007. I love the design of Apple keyboards. The clean while surface supported by clear plastic looks great. However, after a few weeks of [...]
The Hardware I wanted to write a basic tutorial on how to create some simple but impressive laser effects for beginners (like me!) All this setup takes is a computer, an old Laser Disc player and some wire cutters. I found these parts in an old laserdisc player from Pioneer circa 1980. These were used [...]