Tagged: geek

Happy birthday, Lego Minifigure!

The LEGO minifigure is 40 today! The first minifigs as we know them first appeared in 1978. That year, 37 sets containing 40 different figures were produced: Town, Space and Trains, plus of course the classic 375 Castle. To...

1980s action figures

TheCrafsMan SteadyCraftin presents some action figures from the 1980s, and one from the 1990s… Let’s get weird…

The future of internet search (imagined in 1995)

David Hoffman made this video for AT&T Bell Labs in the early 1990s. It is pre World Wide Web but very forward thinking. AT&T never actually offer this to the public as things were moving...

Return of the Tentacle

“Return of the Tentacle – Prologue” is a fan project and the unofficial sequel to the iconic adventure game “Day of the Tentacle”. Purple Tentacle is back and tries to conquer the world and...

Ace of Spades

Compressorhead is a project of Berlin-based artist Frank Barnes and collaborators Markus Kolb and Stock Plum consisting of a robot “band” that plays on real electric and acoustic instruments. The robots are made from...

Why you should make useless things

In this joyful, heartfelt talk featuring demos of her wonderfully wacky creations, Simone Giertz shares her craft: making useless robots. Her inventions — designed to chop vegetables, cut hair, apply lipstick and more —...

The Jeff Bezos empire in one giant chart

Amazon’s chief Jeff Bezos (net worth, as of 2018-05-28: $133 B) is the first person to top $100 billion as number one on the Forbes list of the World’s Billionaires. He owns 16% of...

WinWorld

WinWorld is an online museum dedicated to the preservation and sharing of vintage, abandoned, and pre-release software. We offer information, media and downloads for a wide variety of computers and operating systems. Their entire...