This short film from the Danish Road Safety Council reminds all careful pillagers that a helmet is essential when visiting England.
Clive Sinclair, the British entrepreneur whose tiny and inexpensive gadgets pioneered a computing revolution in the UK and beyond, is dead at 81. [The Guardian. ↬ Joel Johnson] His daughter, Belinda, said he died at home in London on Thursday morning after a long illness. Sinclair invented the pocket calculator but was best known for… READ THE REST
In 1907, Charles Bennett began selling the Junior typewriter, which he renamed the Bennett for a second, improved model in 1910 that included a ribbon and a paper table. From the Virtual Typewriter Museum: Two screws on the side enabled the user to lift the keyboard off the machine, in order to clean the typewheel,… READ THE REST
Since October is right around the corner, I thought I'd share one of my favorite spooky vintage cartoons. Mickey Mouse – The Haunted House is a 7-minute cartoon from 1929. In this classic, a very frightened Mickey Mouse has to navigate a haunted house full of skeletons, a grim reaper, and other creepy surprises. I… READ THE REST
For what it's worth, the past year and a half have given you a lot of opportunities to buy some really cool stuff for your desk setup. Maybe it came up in your targeted ads while you spent hours of the day scrolling, or maybe it was an anxiety purchase. Whatever the case may be,… READ THE REST
Owning a dog can be one of the most rewarding experiences. However, if you're someone who has owned one, you've undoubtedly figured out just how challenging taking care of your four-legged friend can be – despite the happiness it can share. A wealth of information on how to best raise and train your dog is… READ THE REST
Before COVID, we used minimal social media to post about cats and our kids. Now, social is a hotspot for viral dances, serious political discussions, and goofy Karen videos the world licks their chops in anticipation for. If you're going to record yourself or someone else being a complete goon, you better have the right… READ THE REST