I watch a lot of historical documentaries - I was reading Lose yourself in this highly addictive “murder map” of medieval London today. If you are a history lover, these sources might interest you. These are London circa 14th century.
A bit of click bait in the article title, but The mysterious Voynich manuscript has finally been decoded | Ars Technica is a good read.
For those who haven't heard of it, here is a good read: Voynich Manuscript | Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library
I ave a small food processor. I'm not even sure if it can be called a "food processor". It's about the same size as the "old" Salad Shooter's" were (I assume they still sell those...).
It has been awhile, but having been diagnosed with Type 2 diabetes I am eating a lot more salads these days...
NIST’s Trove of Scientific Instruments and Relics
I have never had to opportunity to visit the NIST headquarters, but this article is most interesting.
A good read on a lazy Sunday morning.
The Bat Missile? Yup!
Also see: https://www.nist.gov/nist-museum
How Lucas Modernised Audio in Film
I am somewhat of a video person and like a lot of movies including ones from the earliest (1896?) to some of the current films. But, I do prefer video at home. I don't like going to theaters these days.
Anyway - This is a pretty good article on the history...
As some of you know, I read Ars Technica quite a lot. I thought this was interesting and since it's a Sunday thought you might be interested in a quick read. I had never heard of this before.
Before the 760mph Hyperloop dream, there was the atmospheric railway
The images posted with the...