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Ye Olde Explanation Of Where “Ye Olde” Comes From [Video]

3 years agoOdd : Geekosystem

Nowadays "Ye Olde" is pretty much just a ham-fisted way to make something sound old(e) and quaint. As it turns out, however, there's a pretty good reason for how this actually came about and it has to do with, more than anything else, printing. This video from MinutePhysics -- taking a day off to be MinuteLinguistics -- straightens the whole issue out. It's more interesting than you might think.
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A Bespoke Pinhole Camera That Takes Polaroid Film

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmodo Australia (last month)

Most of the new/old retro toy film cameras that come out nowadays bore me to death, but this one is actually pretty neat. It’s a hand-made pinhole camera that takes pictures on Polaroid instant film, creating distorted but magical v... Read Post

Hackman – Fists of Ham

Entertainment / Music : Indie Shuffle (3 years ago)

Click image to download track Sounds like: Jamie xx, Deadboy, Joanna Newsom "Hackman - Fists of Ham" What's so good? I just stumbled across this joint from Hackman, and it’s one of the coolest tracks I’ve heard in a long time. Origi... Read Post

Home-built privacy monitor made from an old LCD

Technology / Gadgets : Gizmag (3 years ago)

Many of us still keep old LCDs that should have been discarded long time ago. There might be a good reason, however, to refrain from disposing of this obsolete equipment. By following a few simple steps, anyone can turn an old LCD i... Read Post


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