This is a visualization created by 3D animator Jarde Owens providing a tour of all the Titanic’s interior (and exterior) features from top to bottom, including the engine rooms, secret rooms, and MORE. Did you know the Titanic was one of the first ocean liners to have a swimming pool?
Traveling even further back in time than that 2001 BBC news report about cameraphones comes this January 31, 1978 Talking Heads performance of ‘Psycho Killer’ on a British music television program called ‘Old Grey Whistle Test.’ Catchy name. I actually love ‘Psycho Killer’ and used to play it all the
Take a trip down memory lane all the way back to 2001 with this BBC news report about the upcoming release of cameraphones — phones that can take and send photos in addition to text messages. The future! I love how the multimedia message the guy sends in the video
This is a video from Thomas Edison’s motion picture studio of the first ever copyrighted film, The Blacksmith Shop, filmed by Edison’s assistant W.K.L. Dickson, and delivered to the Library of Congress for copyrighting in August of 1893. Granted it’s not a particularly exciting film, but historic nonetheless. Ah, August,
New York City 1, a 1942 piece by famed abstract artist Piet Mondrian, was unknowingly hung upside down (left) at its initial public display in 1945 (Mondrian died in 1944), and has been rehung the same way ever since. Well that’s embarrassing. Get it together, art nerds, those art history
This is a video of 1930’s London that’s been remastered, stabilized, and upscaled to high definition and 60FPS with AI. It’s also been colorized, but not necessarily historically accurately, presumably because Rose from Titanic was too busy contemplating why she didn’t scoot over and make room for Jack on that
A 17th century female ‘vampire’ was found buried in Poland with a sickle across her neck in order to prevent her from rising from the dead and feasting on the blood of the living. She also had a padlock attached to her big toe. Now I’m not sure if the
This is a vintage video of renowned PC engineer (one of the twelve who developed the first IBM PC) and creator of the Ctrl-Alt-Del shortcut David Bradley zinging Bill Gates during a panel discussion. While discussing the Ctrl-Alt-Del shortcut, he says, “But I have to share the credit. I may