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A Struggling Town Is Reviving Itself With... Geocaching

Wilberforce, Ontario just lost its only bank branch—now, residents are hoping an early internet trend can help revive the town.
Robert Mackenzie
3.30.18
good ideas

Someone Recreated HyperCard, Apple's 80s Programming Tool Invented on Acid

ViperCard recreates Apple's classic software, which Bill Atkinson thought up while totally high.
Jordan Pearson
3.27.18
VICELAND

Meet the Engineer Preserving The Last Analog Motion Graphics Machine

David Sieg’s Scanimate was used to produce TV animations during the 1970s and 80s.
Louise Matsakis
9.21.17
vintage

Here’s Where Memes Go When the Dank Wears Off

From ‘Charlie Bit My Finger,’ to 'OMG Shoes.'
Louise Matsakis
8.15.17
News

This Guy Is Making an All-New Sega Genesis Game the 90s Way

This is extremely metal.
Jordan Pearson
11.14.16
Internet

80s Logo Generator Guy Just Wanted to Bring Joy to This Sick, Sad World

32-year-old Alexey Ivanov was inspired by the faux retro film 'Kung Fury'.
Samantha Cole
10.8.16
Internet

Britney Spears's Guide to Physics Is Still the Best Science Website From 1999

Its creator says, “It will probably be the only thing people remember about me.”
Jordan Pearson
1.8.16
Spain

This 1980s Computer System Is Still Used for Spanish Driving Tests

Old tech dies hard.
Lorenzo Franceschi-Bicchierai
8.24.15
Culture

Another Gadget to Give You Time

From the calculator to the Apple Watch, gadgets have promised us time.
Jordan Pearson
3.9.15
Motherboard Blog

I Shot a New Hit Movie on a 1969 Video Camera

I have shot movies for Andrew Bujalski in the boxy 1.33:1 aspect ratio, or on grainy 16mm black and white negative before. But “Computer Chess” is our most extreme technical experiment so far.
Matthias Grunsky
7.23.13
Motherboard Blog

Watch This Vintage Horror Flick: 1961's Bloodlust!

Here's a wonderful bit of archival schlock for you: a sort-of adaptation of Richard Connell's "The Most Dangerous Game" called _Bloodlust!_
Derek Mead
5.4.12
Motherboard Blog

Vintage Digital Photos Are Awesome, Even If They're Bad

After half a decade and three continents, I've decided to retire my trusty old DSLR body and pick up something new and fancy. As such, I've been spending a lot of time lurking around photo forums, first to gawk at specs and now to try to glean some...
Derek Mead
4.25.12
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