History

To boldly go

Saturday April 28, 2012

While sci-fi has taught us that future human space colonies will be beset by murderous aliens, hillbilly robots and strange neurological diseases that make all the inhabitants go mad, we still quite like the idea of living in space.

Ships in the night

Thursday April 26, 2012

Another one to classify under 'The Internet's capacity to make the boring fascinating' is this visualisation of ye olde shipping routes.

Everyone ever in the world

Tuesday April 17, 2012

Nietzsche said that if you stare long enough into the void, the void stares back at you. So it might be best to gaze with caution at Everyone Ever in the World from The Luxury of Protest.

Drinking men's business

Wednesday April 04, 2012

The smooth Canadian, the jaunty Frenchman and the loyal Scotsman (Scotchman); these gents could teach modern booze heads a thing or two.

A worthy contender

Thursday March 29, 2012

Alan Turing helped crack the German code in World War II, but was subsequently prosecuted by the British Government for the "crime" of homosexuality. Now, 10,000 Britons want to put him on a bank note.

Into the deep

Wednesday March 21, 2012

Does the date April 15, 1912, ring a faint bell? Look to the left before you answer that.

Cereal games

Sunday March 04, 2012

Those who pine for the cereal of yesteryear will appreciate Atari's new venture - Atari-themed cereal boxes.

Ye olde gif

Sunday February 26, 2012

Stereographs seem to be popping up everywhere at the moment, including at the New York Public Library which has created an online Stereogranimator.

Writers in Residence

Sunday February 12, 2012

Mark Twain once said, "Every house needs a room to swear in." 

Reality check

Saturday January 28, 2012

Sean Hartter must own a time machine; the guy re-invisions classic movie posters in alternate universes.