“Twenty five hundred years ago, in what is now southern Iran, stood and ancient city of awe-inspiring beauty. Built by powerful kings, it served as the ceremonial capital of Achaemenid, Persia – the largest empire of its time. Today we know is as Persepolis.”
An incredible virtual recreation of this iconic city from the Getty Center. Well done.
“Washington Roebling hatched a deal with the owner of a small Brooklyn wine shop, Rackey’s Wine Company, which made use of the vaults in the base of the Brooklyn Bridge (near Front Street, under the ramps leading up to the anchorages) as a cellar to store his inventory”
“For those who are wondering what a marriage of the first Mac computer and a Game Boy pocket would look like, designer Rex Sowards has the answer. With the ‘Macintosh pocket’, the designer seeks to enliven an Apple product comparable to the beloved iPhone of today that could match back at the time.”
“Over the course of this article I’ll explain the workings of the mechanism seen in the demonstration below. You can drag the device around to change your viewing angle, and you can use the slider to peek at what’s going on inside.”
This is delightful!
Over the pandemic I’ve been watching a lot of YouTube videos of people restoring things, and one of those things has been vintage, broken mechanical watches. These devices are still very impressive.