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Star Wars Viewing Order

I’ve always been a Star Wars fan, but not necessarily a hard core fanatic (i.e. I don’t keep up with everything Star Wars, mainly just the theatrical releases). I have the benefit of having experienced it from the beginning from the first theatrical release in 1977 when I was 11. …

Stand Up To Prevent Drowning

In episode one of the Undisclosed podcast about the case of State v. Pamela Lanier, drowning expert John Fletemeyer states that in 40 to 50 percent of open water drownings the water is not over the victims head. Fletemeyer advises rescue workers to yell at drowning victims to just “stand …

Highway Sign Font

As I was working on a video project showing highway signs, I discovered the font used on highway and interstate signage is called “Highway Gothic.” You can download it for your own use here. I also discovered the use of an new font called “Clearview.” It was thought to be …

Amazing Anamorphic Sculptures

These are incredible sculptures that must be viewed in a cylindrical mirror. The physical sculptures look wildly distorted, stretched out around the mirror. the final image viewed in the mirror is amazing. View on Colossal Artist website

Vintage Computer Stories

Just discovered a great Youtube channel about vintage computers, tech and video games. Lazy Gamer Reviews helps us remember what it was like back in the early days of personal computing. He brings back those fond memories of my childhood, when we thought 8k was a lot of RAM! Here’s …