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Tactical Lamp

The Sketchy Design Studio’s Andromeda project is a lamp that looks like a modern rifle. It features three Picantinny rails which are not only stylish, but functional. They can be used to adjust the height or attach accessories, such as a scope or a bayonet. Link -via Everyday, No Days Off

11 Great Television Shows That Are Lost Forever

Much early television was broadcast live and never recorded. This included news and variety shows, of course, but also early dramas and comedy series. Even recorded shows have not been safe. Film recordings were disposed of, to clear storage space or make way for new equipment. Video—useful, but expensive—was frequently erased and re-used. Nobody back [...]

From King’s Quest to Leisure Suit Larry: A Brief History of Sierra On-Line

If you had a home computer in the 1980s, you probably played at least one adventure game from Sierra On-Line. Here’s a brief history of the company – and the games – that helped define a generation of computer geeks. Hi-Res Adventures In 1979, Roberta Williams’ husband, Ken, a programmer, bought an Apple II. When [...]

Magnifying The Universe

Copyright 2012. Magnifying the Universe by Number Sleuth. If you love "The Power of Ten," then don’t miss this: Magnifying the Universe, a Flash interactive infographic that illustrates [...]