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The Kindle of 1935

This was the future of leisure reading as imagined in a 1935 issue of Everyday Science and Mechanics. It’s a microfilm reader mounted on a pole: It has proved possible to photograph books, and throw them on a screen for examination, as illustrated long ago in this magazine. At the left is a device for applying [...]

World’s Largest Disco Mirror Ball is Groovy

Break out the leisure suits, because French artist Michel de Broin used a crane to heft a huge mirror ball 50 meters over the Jardin du Luxembourg in Paris. It measures 7.5 meters across and is composed of a thousand mirrors. Can you dig it? Link via Gizmodo (where there’s a video) | Artist’s Website | [...]