May 26th, 2017

It is Friday once again!

And sadly: the last one in May. But that means nothing but (northern hemisphere) Summer now! Yay.

And! Links.

Here we go…

Sounds Of NYC

Sounds Of NYC

“Sounds of New York is our tribute to a city we love. We spent months capturing the buzz and energy of New York City’s neighborhoods and present it to you as ambient noise to help you focus while you work”

I like it! I wonder if there should be more of these for different cities.

‘Star Wars’ Flashback: When No Theater Wanted to Show the Movie in 1977

'Star Wars' Flashback: When No Theater Wanted to Show the Movie in 1977

Yes, believe it or not, Star Wars was not perceived as a guaranteed hit the week it opened. “…After opening on 42 screens, the film expanded to 1,750 and stayed in theaters for over a year.”

This is a great read. Also: happy 40th anniversary, Star Wars.

Architecture in Miniature: 13 Modern Dollhouse & Other Tiny Buildings

Architecture in Miniature: 13 Modern Dollhouse & Other Tiny Buildings

Created by Miniio, “a company specializing in stylish modern dollhouses made of wood.”

Cold War

Cold War

A really well made semi-simulation of what nuclear war would sort of look like.

Read the about page (the question mark in the top right corner.) It’s worth it.

Created by Simon Swain. Well done.

And in case you missed it, you can buy Elvis Presley’s last known private jet at an auction:

Elvis Presley's Lockheed Jet for Sale

It’s been sitting on the same Roswell, TX runway for the past 30 years, where it has been a minor tourist attraction.

Opening bid is only $10,000.

More info – and great interior shots – at The Observer.

And that’s what I’ve got!

Have a great weekend everybody. See you next week.

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