Barbarella: Queen of the Galaxy is always one of the top results when googling for vintage sci-fi posters. The design of this poster fit exactly what I needed for my second poster in a series of three illustrating the etymology of science fiction (view webcomic). The featured female character would become Akora the fennec […]
Archive | 2016
Amazing the stuff you’ll find online. While looking at NASA documents for a friend’s birthday, I came across this spiky ball contraption used by NASA in 1968. Any guess what this could be? Oversized foot massager? Giant mace-ball weapon? Colossal doggie toy? The real answer is in the comments.
Since 2010, the Super Bowl didn’t use any color in their logo. For 2017, the Super Bowl 51 logo will use red. Why red? A few thoughts why red is being used in the Super Bowl 51 logo: The colors of the NFL logo are blue and red. You have a 50/50 shot at picking one […]
Is there a health website where I can enter all my cholesterol levels? Then the website would give me recommendations based on the various levels of HDL, LDL, and triglycerides. Actually, it would be super great if this website would also have fields for a comprehensive chem panel with component results for: Sodium Potassium Chloride […]
For all the creative projects you make on your computer, you certainly want to have a good storage system. You want your storage system to be simple and easy. Not overly technical where you have to be a geek to keep it up. I have a great storage system that keeps all my files on […]
40 years ago today on January 2, 1976, NASA released a 60-page Graphics Standards Guide. It’s awesome to see the design of the worm logo standing the test of time (despite the fact that NASA retired the worm logo in 1992, returning back to the meatball logo). The simplicity of the design along with the […]