The camera: $26.75 in 1957 = $222.68 in 2014
The projector: $64.50 in 1957 = $536.92 in 2014
Total costs to take pictures and display them for others to admire: $759.60
16GB iPhone, no contract: $649.00
This iPhone add-on, created by Dennis Be Bel, allows two people to send each other smoke messages. It's called the Smoke Messaging Service, or SMS. But the two have two agree in advance on what the smoke signals mean. [via likecool
"You can even make your guitar sound like a sitar!"
Amazon has announced their intention to eventually deliver small orders by drones
. Dominoes Pizza is also talking about the idea for pizza deliveries. If things go down that road we could have some very busy skies!
Because one harmonica was often not enough to obtain the desired lugubrious and annoying tone, Hohner used to make a model that offered six mouthpieces in one.
Hear it played excellently in the clip below by Paulette. The text for this video at YouTube is in French, and when Google translates it, I can make no improvement.
Paulette self-taught harmonica for many years has blown the 80 candles. For several months she has been practicing music theory with you and Jackie interpreter sight reading this pretty piece "Love me tender"
Created by artist Thijs Rijker
. They're not machines that help people commit suicide. Instead, they're machines that slowly destroy themselves.
One machine saws into its own structure, until eventually the saws will reach the engine. Another machine pours sand into its gearbox until the gears wear out.
Perhaps it's a metaphor for the planned obsolescence
of modern consumer goods, which are designed to break down or wear out sooner rather than later, so that we constantly have to buy new stuff.
Once upon a time, in a simpler age when electricity was expensive or balky, windup razors were popular in Europe and Russia.
In the Space Age, you could even buy the NASA-approved version!
But except for vintage models
(a mere $100.00), purely mechanical razors seem to have vanished from the marketplace. Although in this era of environmentalism, it seems they should fulfill a certain demand.
The closest such product I can find cheats by using electricity--though it is