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terry toons

complete set of eight Terry Toons Lobby cards, scanned for the ASIFA Animation site link

old book pictures

from Liams Pictures from Old Books link

spring heeled Jack

the still-unexplained incidents with this mysterious stranger in the late 1800’s, England. The fact that no one was ever caught and identified as Spring Heeled Jack combined with the extraordinary abilities attributed to him and the very long period of time he was reportedly at large have led to all sorts of theories to determine […]

sheep market

??? link

algorithmic art

link to the Space Filling Curve Art Generator


A tool that exists on the edge of reason. chindogu = “unusual implement” or “unusual tool.” A tool that is useful, but maybe not too efficient. A tool that solves one problem, but creates a larger one in the process. the 10 tenets of chindogu # A Chindogu cannot be for real use. # A […]


closely related to the post on chindogu, link to the history of useless inventions (although strictly speaking, chindogu inventions are actually unuseless)


nice portrait gallery…. link