Image credits: A woodcut recreation of an image by A. G. de Brocar, 1495, in Johannes de Ketham’s Libro de medicina (1517).
In 1956, the Southdale Center in Edina, Minnesota, opened its doors and became America’s first climate-controlled indoor shopping mall.
I just stumbled upon this gem of a Tweet. I mean, look at these images? Look at the happy carrot man!
A growing online database of Letraset Sheets. Be still my heart.
Vintage videos with Dr. Berne about Transnational Analysis, a system for understanding people’s behavior who are trying to change people’s behavior and for predicting people’s behavior.
A retro-style receiver that plays radio stations from 18 cities around the world. FUN!
David Bowie and Cher sing duet of “Young Americans” and other songs on 1975 Variety Show. Wow.
The first and last time Mister Rogers sang “Won’t You Be My Neighbor” on TV. My heart!
I remember how the buttons felt on this Walkman. It was my most priced possession. And my heart broke when someone broke into our car and stole it. Happy 40th Walkman Anniversary, SONY!
This movie, Logan’s Run, made such an impression on me as a kid. I guess I was about 14 the last time I saw it with my dad. Excited to watch it again and re-experience it with a grown-up-point-of-view.
Anyone remember Frogger? I played this for hoooooours approx 1984!
How delightful is this old film of New York City in the year 1911. My kids and I just watched this in amazement.
Slowed down footage to a natural rate and added in sound for ambiance. This film was taken by the Swedish company Svenska Biografteatern on a trip to America.
Completely in love with this Automatic Adding Machine from the 1950s! Long live analog!
Earthrise tells the story of the first image captured of the Earth from space in 1968. Told through the voices of the Apollo 8 astronauts themselves, the film recounts their experiences and memories and explores the beauty, awe, and grandeur of the Earth against the blackness of space. Read the story here.
Conserve the Sound« is an online museum for vanishing and endangered sounds. The sound of a dial telephone, a walkman, a analog typewriter, a pay phone, a 56k modem, a nuclear power plant or even a cell phone keypad are partially already gone or are about to disappear from our daily life. Love this!