Every time I think of Coca-Cola, I think of The Blinks. Click on the image to go to the article. I do find this article fascinating, however, and am reminded how surrounded we are my technological marvels. Collective miracles, since no one person holds the key to delivering a can of Coke. There’s also a […]
Posted on April 18th, 2013 by Tobias Becker
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I declare this the king of Goldberg machines: http://baynhamtyers.com/contraptionII.html Cocaine + Corn=http://www.metro.co.uk/weird/article.html?in_article_id=54522&in_page_id=2 Our childhood dreams are a reality: http://www.popularmechanics.com/technology/transportation/4217989.html The little red spot: http://www.dailymail.co.uk/pages/live/articles/technology/technology.html?in_article_id=452130&in_page_id=1965 J.E.’s next clock: http://technabob.com/blog/2007/06/18/modern-flip-clock-updates-an-old-standard/ The new Transformers movie is already obsolete: http://slog.thestranger.com/2007/06/more_than_meets_the_eye Nature already had it figured out: http://www.sycamorefan.com/fan/feature/features.html
Posted on June 28th, 2007 by Tobias Becker
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Stand back. This is what 500,000 volts looks like when it’s angry.
Posted on December 20th, 2006 by J.E.
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Thanks for the Rolomite post Toby! In my opinion the blog over-represents nostalgia and doppelgangers to the exclusion of engineering and science. Here is my offering: The Fletcher Capstan Table. [quicktime width="320" height="260"]http://www.dbfletcher.com/files/dbfletcher_capstan_schwartz.mov[/quicktime]
Posted on December 13th, 2006 by J.E.
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History is darkened by forgetting discoveries like this: http://www.boingboing.net/2006/12/07/forgotten_invention_.html Here’s more:http://www.rexresearch.com/wilkes/1wilkes.htm
Posted on December 13th, 2006 by Tobias Becker
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