Telegrams from Buckminster Fuller were unintentionally hilarious

In 1936, artist Isamu Noguchi was working on his mural History Mexico when he forgot the equation for E=mc². Rather than just wing it, Noguchi instead asked his friend Buckminster Fuller for the formula. Here's the futurist/Dymaxion automaker/geodesic dome connoisseur's comically detailed response, which came to… »8/24/11 7:45pm8/24/11 7:45pm

Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion Car to be Displayed in New York

Beginning June 26, io9ers located in and around New York City can view an artifact of retro-futurist history when the only surviving example of Buckminster Fuller's Dymaxion car goes on display at the Whitney Museum as part of a show called "Buckminster Fuller: Starting With the Universe." We've already mentioned how… »6/16/08 4:11pm6/16/08 4:11pm