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This Machine Really Doesn’t Want to Be Used

Last year I pointed to some machines that turn themselves off — these are called “Ultimate Machines,” and generally take the form of a box with a switch. You flip the switch, the box activates and flips the switch back, turning itself off. That’s all the machine does — return it its steady state. But [...]

Making Exotic Cars: Behind-the-Scenes Photos

“QUANTUM SHOT” #676Link – by Avi Abrams See How Dodge Viper, Maserati, Bentley, and Other Supercars are Made – on National Geographic Channel’s “Ultimate Factories” this month We’ve seen how Morgan cars are made (by hand, out of wood!), and now it’s time to showcase new episodes of the Ultimate Factories, covering the making of Maserati, Mercedez-Benz, [...]

Extinked

The Ultimate Holding Company, a British arts collective, offered tattoos of 100 endangered species to people who are committed to preserving them as a project they call Extinked. One hundred volunteers were chosen out of several hundred who applied to receive a tattoo. Those who made it through had written about why they deserved to [...]