Archives for the month of: October, 2018

koulamara:

An undated photograph shows William S. Burroughs in his teens attending the Los Alamos Ranch School (Courtesy of the Los Alamos Historical Society Archives).

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smithsonianlibraries:

Not one to dial down the drama, even Nikola Tesla’s letterhead is electrifying. Featuring a number of his prized inventions, his letterhead also shows a tiny Tesla sitting under a canopy of electricity! Learn more about this letter and read up on Tesla’s “ice machine” in his 1915 article The Wonder World to be Created by Electricity.

reverendandroid:

Wendy Carlos, 1979

Louise Bourgeois (1911 – 2010) and architect Peter Zumthor (1943 – ), the Steilneset Memorial (2011). Norwegian memorial made for victims of witchcraft trials.

talesfromweirdland:

Concept drawings by Phil Tippett for Cain’s brain. ROBOCOP 2 (1990).

regardintemporel:

Margaret Bourke-White – Paramount Prop Dept, Puppet of Martha Ray, 1937

talesfromweirdland:

Concept paintings for 2001: A SPACE ODYSSEY (1968). ‬

plebeienoblige:

Niki de Saint Phalle et Jean Tinguely


talesfromweirdland:

Poster for FUTUREWORLD (1976). Great taglines.

coffee-for-two:

John Peel, 1978