A rather literal take on the periodic table (of elements):
To start off your Monday morning, some of Henry Thomas’ ‘Bull Doze Blues’ from 1928:
(YouTube video, but contains sound only)
(You’ll also recognize this as the source of the song ‘Going Up The Country’ by Canned Heat)
The International League of Championship Matchbook Stuffers attempt to stuff as many items as possible into matchbooks.
A small, vintage guide to telephone etiquette entitled How to Make Friends by Telephone.
Admittedly, news of the world is a bit bleak these days. But, if you want a quick boost of cheer, just browse Time Magazine’s list of the 50 Best Inventions of 2009.
From an electric eyeball & an AIDS vaccine to tank-bred tuna & x-ray vision, the list has several items that should restore your sense of awe & wonder.
A most unusual costume is the result when Eric Testroete decided to go as himself for Halloween, only larger: Papercraft Self-Portrait
One of the more impressive things I’ve seen recently, Movie Narrative Charts draws out (literally) the character interactions in several popular films.
Here’s a simple guide that a disturbing number of people really need to read: How to Use an Apostrophe
‘The Golden Age of Video’ by Ricardo Autobahn mixes famous quotes & clips from numerous films & TV into a catchy song: