"The Synth Kit
that just hit the market originated
a year ago, at a TED conference where Bdeir
and comedian/musician Reggie Watts
met backstage after giving talks, and started discussing the idea of littleBits musical instruments."
A few months ago there was a list of links to classic video game emulators posted.
Very recently, I'm pleased to report, those links all came true
. The Internet Archive bespoke upon aforementioned consoles, computers, and mileposts on our way to the tech utopia of today, (seriously, where's my flying car?) and they asked us to do something: Imagine every computer that ever existed, literally, in your browser
. And it was so.
I have absolutely no affiliation with jscott
, btw. Thought I should disclose that.
The Royal Air Force Museum London
will be launching in Summer 2013 a signature exhibition commemorating and celebrating
the national institution
that is Airfix
. This will chart the history
of this Great British Institution
by displaying original Box Art
as well as
Airfix’s most popular models
from the 50s, 60s, 70s, 80s and 90s in the Museum’s Art Gallery
, this post will
focus upon the history
* of the company
, its founding in the late 1940s by a Hungarian immigrant
, through its boom years in the 1960s, the later years of decline
and under investment, and finally its current resurgence
in the market place. Look at the ways
in which Airfix products are developed, including
research and the cutting edge
technology used to design and manufacture modern kits
. (text inspired by numerous sources
) [more inside]
You're about to be the base doctor at Halley Research Station in Antarctica for a year. For ten months, no one gets in or out. Fourteen lives are in your hands, including your own. What do you put in your medical kit?
And how do your choices differ from those of your predecessors
(Eric Marshall and Edward Wilson) a century ago?
: Bring bad design to justice
Dog First Aid Kit
A breeder writes a list of must-have items that should be included in all First Aid Kits for dogs.
is a site where current and former soldiers report the one thing they absolutely could not have done without in their military life. Whether hitchhiking the galaxy or fighting the enemy, don't forget your towel
. And don't even think about going door kicking without your Silly String
The Skyline Terrorist Survival Kit.
Tom Ridge's suggested kit
may not be enough. How can you be prepared for a terrorist attack without a martini glass, a can of Ranch Style Beans and a copy of Red Dawn
I'll need a jetpack
, a sonic devestator
, and maybe one of those hoverboards
. Future Horizons
is like a clearinghouse for all those cool ads I used to see in the back of magazines.