From the sublime to the ridiculous, the U.S. National Archives' new curated page of GIFs
on Giphy has an animated bit of US history for every occasion, like Woodsy Owl
or this analog odometer
from the Apollo 8 mission. Read the rest
Hypertalented pixelmaster Paul Robertson created this animated GIF for Blackbox, the new logistics company for indie makers that was launched by the creators of Cards Against Humanity. (via Waxy) Read the rest
VHS, arcade games, rainbows, neon, and big fat beige computer workstations.
The past, set into motion.
Pierre-Antoine Moelo, a.k.a Péah (peahart): above, "Crossing," 2014. Read the rest
4chan's worksafe GIF board– a treasure trove of excellent content before it hits the social media tracts –has a great thread of space GIFs up now. I've selected a few of the best here.
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I like it: celebritygoogly.com. Above, Wil Wheaton. Say the editors of this fine site, "To submit a picture, just post it on your tumblr and tag it 'celebritygoogly'." (via badastronomer) Read the rest
Above, "Dixon crossing Niagara below the Great Cantilever Bridge," U.S.A., 1895-1903. And you can make your own, with Stereogranimator, a new project from
NYPL Labs. Stereogranimator is " a tool for transforming historical stereographs from The New York Public Library's vast collections into shareable 3D web formats."
(thanks, Mikael Jorgensen!) Read the rest
Mike Guppy's "Selected" project is a series of fine-art images as animated GIFs in which the principal subject has been removed and replaced by a "marching-ants"-style selection border similar to the ones you'd see in GIMP or Photoshop.
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