The Westographer

Monday August 18, 2014

These photos of workplaces from Melbourne's west could be from the '80s. Warren Kirk took them just last year.

Eighteenth-Century Psychedelics

Sunday August 17, 2014

Laughing gas was serious business to Georgian-era science. Just ask Humphry Davy, the 18th Century scientist who inhaled the stuff like it was oxygen.

Instant Boats

Friday August 15, 2014

The best way to build your own sloop is the same it was during the Carter administration.

 

Yugoslavian Mexican music

Tuesday August 12, 2014

Hyper-obscure musical subgenres aren't just for this millennium, you know.

Apart from having to take the next day off work, that is.

Ghost Town

Monday August 04, 2014

The line between charming small town and terrifying ghost town can be pretty fine, as these pictures by Ben Blacket show.

X-Ray Records

Sunday August 03, 2014

Rocking and rolling the bones.

Save The Okura Hotel

Thursday July 31, 2014

Tokyo’s real-life Grand Budapest Hotel is under threat. Just like the fake one.

Days of Future Past

Monday July 28, 2014

Once a popular Los Angeles attraction, the ruins of Pacific Ocean Park became a popular hangout for teens and Dogtown surfers. These photos chart the rise and fall in vivid colour.

Moon Boots

Thursday July 17, 2014

Celebrate the 45th anniversary of the moon landing with some Space Age moon boots. 

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