World’s Strangest

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Puzzle Keyboard

Tired of boring ol’ QWERTY? Perhaps you want to try something more challenging (and some say more efficient) Dvorak? Or the French AZERTY and the Portuguese HCESAR [...]

Museum of Endangered Sounds

"Imagine a world where we never again hear the symphonic startup of a Windows 95 machine. Imagine generations of children unacquainted with the chattering of angels lodged deep within the recesses of an [...]


You spend hours with it each day. Your fingertips know it intimately. But how familiar are you with your keyboard’s history? When was the typewriter invented? The first recorded patent for a typewriting machine was filed by a British engineer, Henry Mill, in 1714. It seems that Mr. Mill was more of a thinker than a doer, [...]