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1920s

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Gotham's villains reimagined as 1920s mugshots

Inspired by old mugs taken in Australia, artist Jason Mark finally answers the question, "What would the Joker look like in the Prohibition era?"

By April 12, 2013

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1920s folding camera + Canon 5D = awesome

How did two very different cameras become one? With a bit of elbow grease and hot glue.

By April 5, 2012

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A GPS device from the 1920s

The Plus Four Wristlet Route Indicator from the 1920s is a scroll-map navigator in the shape of a watch.

By July 12, 2010

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Apple brings iVault to Upper East Side

The company on Saturday will open its sixth Manhattan store along Madison Avenue, with the site including an original bank vault reimagined as a VIP showroom.

By June 12, 2015

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The fascinating story of the man who invented stereo (and pioneered TV and radar too)

Honoured at the famous Abbey Road Studios, Alan Dower Blumlein pioneered all kinds of technologies before his untimely death during a top-secret wartime mission.

By April 1, 2015

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Vintage X-rays reveal the hidden effects of corsets

In 1908, a doctor used X-rays to highlight the damaging effects of tight corsets on a woman's body.

By February 25, 2015

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Appliance Science: The Clean Chemistry of Laundry Detergents

How do your clothes go from filthy to grunge free? Through the chemistry of laundry detergent. In the latest installment of our Appliance Science column, we look at the chemistry of clean clothes.

By January 20, 2015

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High-tech pipe organ to blow minds at famed SF theater

The city's Castro Theatre, known as much for its colorful organ concerts as its quirky film offerings, will house a massive $700,000 pipe-digital hybrid featuring a sample library used in the film industry.

By August 29, 2014

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'Harry Potter' director may ride 'Fantastic Beasts' spinoff

Director David Yates is in talks to take on the Harry Potter spinoff "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" by author J.K. Rowling.

By August 25, 2014

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3D print your own chess set designed by Marcel Duchamp

A group of creators on Thingiverse have been 3D printing their own interpretations of a chess set designed by conceptual artist Marcel Duchamp.

By July 7, 2014