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Wireless for Ladies, 1922

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. Wireless for Ladies, 1922 World’s First Mobile Phone (1922). Found by a researcher in the Pathe vaults. We’ll just leave it at that, and wish more such reels could be “found”. Link Today’s pictures & links: “Aeroflorale II – La Machine” (image credit: Hartmut Bosener, via) The world-famous French group of artists “La Machine” installed [...]

Battersea, and Other Abandoned Power Plants, Part 2

“QUANTUM SHOT” #589Link – article by Mark Obstfeld and Avi Abrams Never Obsolete: From Generating Electricity to Generating Art Some power stations are destined to fall into ruins, some are starting to be recognized as monuments to technology and a source of artistic inspiration, and yet others are even being converted into ultra-modern shopping malls and theme [...]