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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 [...]

A Celebration of The Ray Gun

Ray guns have been featured in everything from War of The Worlds t Star Wars, yet it seems a hand held ray gun is still a thing of science fiction. Here however is a history of the imaginary device as it appears in different books and movies. The ray gun is but one invention that, in [...]

Ray Gun Pen

Ray Gun – Acme Pen – $129.95 Write your next sci-fi masterpiece with the appropriate writing instrument, please. Like this Ray Gun Pen from the NeatoShop. Designed by Ben Hall for (the very appropriately named) Acme Studio, the Ray Gun pen was released about three years ago but it certainly has that timeless look. It’s the [...]