Abandoned America picture gallery
Iain Banks: the final interview
Iain Banks died last Sunday, just before the publication of his final novel The Quarry. Last month he talked to Stuart Kelly about writing, politics and all the things still left to do …
Today’s tattoo touch-up. DIES IRAE: Day of Judgement/Wrath, an old Latin mass.
How Do Death Valley’s “Sailing Stones” Move Themselves Across the Desert?
“Typewriters are intricate machines—complex little boxes that require an abundance of ingenuity to produce. They are often beautiful, and they occasionally find wildly imaginative ways to conduct the delicate dance between the hammers and the keys.
“So much of the way we interact with machines today—QWERTY keyboard, hello!—directly links to the innovations pushed forth by typewriters in the late 19th century. In fact, it’s hard chart the progression of technology without considering the typewriter. So here’s a look at 10 of our favorite typewriter designs of all time…”
Awesome: Typewriters of Famous Authors