Incredibly neat models of vehicles and other stuff are offered in this attractive Topping, Inc. "sales miniatures" catalog. (Here's a history of Topping, which includes photos of its drab former headquarters in Elryia, Ohio. It went out of business in the early 1970s/).
Artist and toymaker Mike Strict created a fantastic resin figure collection of The Young Ones! What's not to love about a 12cm tall Vyvyan, Rick, or Neil who, naturally, is carrying a pot of lentils. "It's hard explain to anyone who wasn't there the impact The Young Ones had when they first hit our screens,"… READ THE REST
Remember last year's viral photo (seen below) of a nude man chasing a wild boar that had swiped a bag containing his laptop computer? Now, Busch model train company has turned the scene into a miniature plastic model set! Adele Landauer, the person who snapped the original photo, is not pleased. From The Guardian: Landauer… READ THE REST
In the 1940s, the British Interplanetary Society—a fantastic club of space geeks that included Arthur C. Clarke—drafted up detailed plans for space missions of all kinds, including a trip to the moon. After World War II ended, BIS member Harry Ross pushed ahead on a lunar spacesuit design and drafted artist Ralph Smith to create… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. By now, we all know how useful iPads and digital tablets are. Their functionality and versatility make them a handy tool whether we're utilizing them for personal or professional use. Even… READ THE REST
We thank our sponsor for making this content possible; it is not written by the editorial staff nor does it necessarily reflect its views. As you've probably realized by now, what you learned back in school hasn't necessarily come in handy in your adult life — we're looking at you, geometry. And while there are… READ THE REST
Hackers and Internet thieves are everywhere these days, and the threat of your systems and devices being breached means that keeping your PC safe these days isn't really an option. Going offline is also a rarity, and being connected to the world wide web only subjects you more to the digital pirates looking to steal… READ THE REST