This Thursday’s throwback is all about the off-beat and the unusual innovations from the late 1940s and beyond!
At the rate that technology is advancing these days, seeing photos of inventions and technological trends from the earlier part of the century gives us the slight feeling of disbelief and surrealness. In fact, this article by the Business Insider that we recently stumbled upon is a proof of that.
While you could say that some of these inventions are early prototypes of gadgets and services that are pretty much the norm today, the others are pretty far out and silly! Here are some of our favorites:
What do you guys think? You can view the whole gallery here.
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One of the proud achievements of North Korea is the Metro system in the capital of Pyongyang. It might be one of the most unusual MRT's of the world and you probably never would have guessed where the trains are coming from! It is an awkward tale about the twists and turns of the cold war.
An indie band from Singapore, Take Two, released a music video for their song 'In Your Arms' earlier this year. The video was shot and produced by SNAP productions with the Pixelstick to create stunning light-painting effects. Read on to know more about the production of the video and what the people at SNAP Productions think about the Pixelstick!
Lomographer stripedbeatle is a child of art. He started using a camera in his teens and went on to document his life though videos and music. Let's get to know this community newcomer and film student from the United States.
Sometimes what we don't see is as compelling as what we can assess in close detail. From a distance we can create illusions, feign cinematic long shots and introduce the scope of unknown places. Come see what's beyond.
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Pictorialism was the favorite photographic principle in the late 19th century among artists, and it was what immortalized the camera as a tool for art. Here's a quick story about this fascinating movement.
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