retromodo
Where Is This Mind-Blowing Antique Transforming Desk Hiding Its Autobot Logo?

Maybe we've all been looking in the wrong place for proof of extra-terrestrial life. Because it's hard to imagine this incredibly complex transforming desk coming from anywhere but Cybertron, the home planet of the Autobots and Decepticons. Read More >>

retromodo
This Pointy, Swivelling TV Was the 84-Inch 4K Flatscreen of Its Day

You're looking at the height of TV technology from the 1950s. Perhaps the most kitsch, retro object you've seen in a long time, the Kuba Komet was the 84-inch 4K flatscreen of its day -- and just as expensive. Read More >>

science
Why Old Books Get That Old Book Smell

There's nothing quite as pungent as walking into a book store specialising in old tomes. But why do they produce such a strong and unique smell as they age? Basically every book is an organic chemical reaction just waiting to happen. Read More >>

facebook
The 19th Century Version of Facebook

Looks like Mr. Zuckerberg has some explaining to do—he clearly stole the entire idea for Facebook from this 19th century girl's "friend urn"—or, if you will, Vasebook. Read More >>

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Apple Founding Papers Are Up For Sale

"Stephen G. Wozniak", "steven p. jobs" and "Ronald Wayne". The latter had the best signature on Apple Computer's founding contract, signed on April 1st, 1976. Too bad he used it again to sell his 10 per cent share for £500. Read More >>

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