A collection of archival photos from Thanksgivings past. Keep clicking on the image to get to the high resolution image (generally created from glass negatives) Happy Thanksgiving!
The Lego Story
Internet Archive - 50's Films
This is a screen shot from the 1950 sci-fi movie Rocketship X-M. Astronauts (Lloyd Bridges, Osa Massen, John Emery, Noah Beery, Jr., and Hugh O'Brien) blast off to explore the moon, but because of a malfunction, they end up on Mars instead. When on Mars, they explore and discover a ruined city of a past civilization.
If you visit the archive there are many vintage TV commercials, music, texts, cartoons, etc., look around and have fun exploring.
Railroad company logos
100 logos from American and Canadian railroad companies. A design evolution.
Welcome to the U.S. Antarctic Program Photo Library. Thousands of photos are available (complete with captions, credits and resolutions) for you to view and use.
Dead Sea Scrolls, Now online
The first seven Dead Sea Scrolls were discovered by chance in 1947 by Bedouin of the Ta'amra tribe, in a cave (later given the name "Cave 1") near Khirbet Qumran on the northwest shore of the Dead Sea. Now they are available in full detail, online. Feel the inclination to transcribe them yourself or click on each verse for a translation, this is amazing detail, enjoy.
Amazingly high resolution photo, literally speaks volumes (pun intended). Using your browser you can peruse the room, zoom in and read the title of most of the books, not to mention the details of the beautiful painting on the ceiling. The image is 280,000 x 140,000 pixels, approximately 40 gigapixels (40,000 megapixels). The photo is of the library within the Strahov Monastery in Prague, Czech Republic. Click on the photo and enjoy.
Happy St Patty's Day
San Francisco in 1906
Weeks before the earthquake & fire in San Francisco, this amazingly high quality video gives some insight to the daily life before the tragedy.
Although I am a kid at heart, I have been in the graphics and media industry for over 25 years and the web since late in 1993. I have worked as a UX director, UI designer, web designer, creative director, art director, professor, illustrator, and graphic designer. In recent years, I have been concentrating on UX (User eXperience) and UI (User Interface) design