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24 Collectible Buttons

Christen Carter has accumulated thousands of historic buttons over the years. Beautiful ones. Hilarious ones. Crafty ones. Below, you’ll find two dozen of the best, but there are many, many more over at the ButtonMuseum.org. Tell us your favorite in the comments! This button was available in the 60s-70s in head shops, record shops and ephemera shops. This [...]

10 Modes of Transportation that Never Got Into Gear

1. The Monowheel In 1869, French craftsman Rousseau of Marseilles built the first in history’s line of unsuccessful monocycles. Sitting inside the monowheel, the rider steered the contraption by shifting his or her weight in the desired direction. As if that wasn’t difficult enough, the massive outer wheel remained directly in the driver’s line of sight [...]

"The Gift" from Kremlin

LinkScroll down for today’s pictures & links. “The Gift” from Kremlin A mysterious box, a rollicking chase, thrilling direction (by by Carl Erik Rinsch), a beautiful vision of the future: can it get any better than this amazing short film? We don’t think so. Link Today’s pictures & links: Hanging Out We all know that rent can be outrageous, but [...]