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1968 Automodule by Jean-Pierre Ponthieu

April 29th, 2010

1968 Automodule by Jean-Pierre Ponthieu

[via LikeCool]

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Back to 80s: Maskman

April 22nd, 2010

Maskman

In the earlier 90s, this is one of my favorite TV, Maskman. It was a Japanese show from the late 80s, that time I was kid, jumping on sofa with a paper gun. I can still remember the characters, the fight and the music but one thing I didn’t realize, they actually go naked before the transformation. Check out the videos after the break. Read more…

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20GB in 1980 vs 32GB in 2010

March 22nd, 2010

20GB in 1980 vs 32GB in 2010

Back in 1980, the 20GB IBM 3380 Disk Systems will costs you up to $1.1-million and plus you will need some help in carry it up to your office as it weighs 4400 pounds. But today you can pick up a 32GB microSD card at just $15 – $100 and you can just keep it in your wallet.

[via Techeblog]

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Coca Cola History

November 26th, 2009

Coca Cola History

Wish I have all of them. Those are the Coca Cola from the past.
Left to Right: 1899 • 1900 • 1915 • 1916 • 1957 • 1986.
I love the first one 1899.

[via LikeCool]

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100 NES games in 10 minutes

September 25th, 2009

100 NES games in 10 minutes

Laffer35 is showing us 100 NES in 10 minutes. I didn’t know there are so many nice games in NES. The cartridge is too pricey last time, I can only afford a few. Video after the break. Read more…

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19th Century Deep-Sea Diving Suit

September 24th, 2009

19th Century Deep-Sea Diving Suit

Deep-sea diving suit circa 1882 was made by Alphonse and Théodore Carmagnolle and it is being shown at the National Marine Museum in Paris. Hmm… they did not described how this thing being used, it looks heavy. Read more…

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Contra Speed Run NES

June 29th, 2009

Contra Speed Run NES

One of the popular and famous game in NES was the Contra. I remember there’s a cheat where you can get 30 life. When you look it back now, it looks easier to play. But those days, it took your whole day to play. Check out this contra speed run after the break. Read more…

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Citroën Karin by Trevor Fiore in 1980

April 24th, 2009

How’s a car concept in olden days? Have you thought of that? Yeah, this is the concept car from 1980 called Citroën Karin, a concept by Trevor Fiore in 1980. It is a three-seater car. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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World’s Largest and Longest Piano

April 7th, 2009

Adrian Mann of New Zealand decided that he was going to build a piano when he was 16 years old, not just piano but world’s largest and longest grand piano. All done from scratch and entirely by hand. Four years later, he completed it.

[via Neatorama]

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Looking into the Past

March 26th, 2009

That’s fun, look for old pictures of places, print them out and go to the exact location and compare the past and present. This is done by Jasonepowell (flickr user), titled: Looking Into the Past. More pictures after the break. Read more…

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