The Smithsonian National Air and Space Museum has scanned and posted online more than half of the museum's 1,300 posters related to flight. The gorgeous artwork in the Fly Now! collection spans from 1827 to today and covers all manner of aerospace, from ballooning to space travel, airline ads to air show broadsides. The Museum's AirSpace blog has several interesting behind-the-scenes photos of the process of examining, scanning, cataloging, and storing the posters. Above left, Flughafen Frankfurt poster celebrating acrobatic aeronaut K. Paulus. Above right, 1919 advertisement for Compagnie Aerienne Francaise by artist Jean Carlu.
My kids draw every day. I try to join them for an hour or so on the weekends. We store our pencils in these Lihit Lab Teffa “book style” pencil cases (Currently on Amazon). Mine contains my pencils, charcoals, lead holder, erasers, snap-blade knife, and reading glasses. It’s not large, but it’s designed with “pages” […]
Whose house? Nancy’s house. The Speaker stopped a speech to explain what “exculpatory” means to the national dolt. Holy crap. 😂 Nancy Pelosi stopping her statement to the press and taking a moment to explain what the word "exculpatory" means to Trump is a whooooooleass mood. 💀💀💀 #Thursdaythoughts pic.twitter.com/nfjJRbc1oy — Holly Figueroa O'Reilly (@AynRandPaulRyan) November […]
Two students were killed and several more injured Thursday in a mass shooting at a California high school. A suspect is in custody, writes ABC News citing police sources. The victims are 16 and 14 years old, according to the report. The shooter is 16 years old and is in critical condition; police say he […]
The more you use your computer, the more it becomes possible for others to use it too. Where there are anti-virus systems, there are hackers looking for a way to get around them. That’s why it’s important to get software that doesn’t just passively scout for viruses in the background. The folks behind GlassWire have […]
Knowledge is power. It’s a cliché, but sometimes things turn into a cliché because they’re true. If you’re making your way through the world of business and entrepreneurship, it only makes sense to read about the insights of people who have climbed that ladder before you. Trouble is, the modern workday doesn’t leave a lot […]
As much as some of us fear the loss of our jobs to robots, there’s one job we’re pretty sure they are welcome to: vacuuming. There’s nothing quite like kicking back and watching a robot vacuum do one of the most time-consuming tasks on the household chore list. And there are few ‘bots that do […]