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For a brief time in 1960s France, families could climb into a tiny submarine and be pulled along an underwater journey.
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Dimitrie Leonida Technical Museum
Check out engineering marvels of the past at this unintentionally retrofuturist museum.
Added by alleywaykid
Yes, '90s Blockbuster Training Videos Really Were This Cringeworthy
Watch as a young employee in pleated slacks is criticized for her life choices.
April 07, 2016
The History of the Philips CD-i, Failed PlayStation Ancestor
This ill-fated CD console produced some amazingly off-brand Nintendo games.
March 25, 2016
Email is ‘Simple, Really,’ Explains 6-Minute Instructional Video From 1984
It was a different time.
March 16, 2016
The Ohio Superstore That Beat Walmart by Giving Up Electricity
September 28, 2015
Forgotten Quests From the Golden Age of Adventure Games
August 07, 2015
Edison's Last Breath at the Henry Ford Museum
Housed in the Henry Ford museum is a test tube said to hold Thomas Edison's last breath
Last Midnight of the Steam Whistles
January 07, 2015
One of NYC's Last Clock Towers Has Its Future Decided This Week
November 17, 2014
Cantón Baños, Ecuador
Swing at the End of the World
A single swing that will hang you over the edge of the world
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A Brief Guide to Impractical Currencies
October 21, 2014
The Soviet Lightning Machine Abandoned in a Russian Forest
July 10, 2014
Los Angeles, California
Norton Sales Inc.
Space program, pneumatics and more, bits and pieces, for movie sets or the common man
Added by Rachel
New York, New York
Phone Booth Graveyard
The phone booths of New York City have all but disappeared, but their remains were once found in this "graveyard," sadly now removed as well
Added by Rachel
The Modest Victorian Proposal to Electroplate Corpses Into Beautiful Statues
January 06, 2014
Once one of the largest producers of pig iron in the world
Elevators of Valparaiso
What was once a unique system of urban elevators is turning into a mechanical ruin
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