Photos: 50+ years of Japanese concept cars Here is a selection of concept cars designed by Japanese automakers from 1957-2009. Toyota Proto, 1957 Toyota Publica Sports, 1962 Nissan Prince Sprint 1900 Prototype, 1963 Toyota Concept, 1966 x planes I’ve been busy raising an heir, and also plotting what will be the greatest science fiction novel of the new millennium (in my head, of course). I’ll be back soon. oh, ok. this can’t really wait until next year.. (via Code One Magazine’s Facebook page) Vintage Posters of Major Online Brands It’s needless to say that vintage style is almost a 100% winning idea for any project. It always looks interesting and eye-catching so you may be sure that applying retro ideas will make your concept popular. But today we’re offering you to take a look at the vintage posters of famous web brands that don’t need any extra advertising – these companies are well-known all over the world. Following artworks will help us see what it would be like to use Skype back in the 60′s or tweeting WWII propaganda style.
Download Graphic Images from the Hillis/Bull Lab Return to "Download Files" Page You are welcome to download the following graphic image of the Tree of Life for non-commercial, educational purposes: Tree of Life (~3,000 species, based on rRNA sequences) (pdf, 368 KB) (see Science, 2003, 300:1692-1697) This file can be printed as a wall poster. Global Terrorism Database The updated GTD WebGL Globe is an interactive geographic visualization, currently in beta, that plots the location and frequency of yearly terrorist attacks worldwide from 1970-2014. It was developed by START using the WebGL Globe open platform created by the Google Data Arts Team. Automated geocoding from the OpenCage Geocoder supplements the geocoding available in the public dataset.
The history of PC hardware, in pictures We all use personal computers and we all take them for granted in our everyday lives. It’s easy to forget that PCs have only been around for a couple of decades, and initially were nowhere near the powerhouses we have on our desks today. For example, did you know that the first “portable” computer weighed 25 kg (55 lb) and cost close to $20,000, that the first laser printer was big enough to fill up most of a room, or that you basically had to build the first Apple computer yourself? Scanning WWII: The Arnett Institute's WWII Scanning Project Documents from World War II in the National Archives are in grave peril and are literally turning to dust! Most of the paper used during the war years was heavily acid based, and time is taking its toll. Documents from previous eras, World War I or even the Civil War, will outlast those from World War II.
List of People in Painting w/ Quick Facts & Comparison Photos - Discussing the Divine Comedy with Dante Norman Bethune A Canadian physician and medical innovator. Bethune is best known for his service in war time medical units during the Spanish Civil War and with the People's Liberation Army during the Second Sino-Japanese War. He developed the first mobile blood-transfusion service in Spain in 1936. A Communist, he wrote that wars were motivated by profits, not principles. Must-see Historical Photos That Make You Stop And Think... Sometimes, one simple picture can tell you more about history than any story you might read or any document you might analyze. 1. First selfie, ca. 1920:
64 Historical Pictures you most likely haven’t seen before. # 8 is a bit disturbing! These photographs all tell stories about the historical figures or events that they represent. Once taken simply to document their present, they now help us witness the past Many photographs only become iconic shots years later, once we understand their importance and historical context. From historical landmarks and famous people to the basic daily routines of the past, these pictures portray the past in a way that we can empathize with and understand more intimately.