Lost London

lost london

Picture gallery. Via Things Magazine.

Kite aerial photography

Kite aerial photography

Introduction / Picture gallery / What you need / More at Wikipedia. Via Cabinet Magazine.

Scrap it

“Because between 15 and 20% of a car’s emissions are produced during its manufacture, the optimal age for a car, the paper says, is 19 years. It would make more sense for the government to pay us to keep our old bangers on the road.” Read at Monbiot.

The development of the electric motor

Electric motor

Picture gallery at the Spark Museum.

Lost knowledge

Lost knowledge

Makezine goes low-tech with a weekly column on lost knowledge and a special issue (on paper).

Early Machine Technology

Early machine technology

At BibliOdyssey.