Matt Armstrong's detailed Lego brick creations run the gamut from telegraphs to ray guns. Is there anything he can't build?
Creating art with that splendidly elaborate gadget known as the typewriter is nothing new. Just ask Hemingway or Orwell. But this beautifully hacked 1937 Underwood Standard takes things to an entirely different realm.
A story about the last typewriter manufacturer in the world announcing it has only 500 machines left made headlines recently. There is one problem: It isn't the last manufacturer.
Reports of the death of the manual typewriter have been slightly exaggerated. In fact, Hammacher Schlemmer will sell you a brand new one for $200.
The Selectric is still considered one of the most dramatic improvements in the typewriter space, thanks to its "golf ball" head.
Technology will be served, but the world is losing a bit of its romance as the manufacturing of typewriters starts drawing to a close.
Creative modder turns the old machines into retro-style keyboards that hook up to any USB-capable computer to let you type like it's 1948.
Pasadena, Calif.-based SchultzeWorks design studio has created a retro-styled re-imagining of the desktop PC based on an iconic 1950s TV brand.
New version takes a cue from the past with rubberized keys.