This Mooring Tool Is Next-Level Design Sorcery

Every now and then, a bit of engineering comes by that is both deeply simple, and beautifully complex. This tool for hooking the mooring lines of boats onto a dock cleat is flat-out mesmerizing. » 8/24/14 11:04am 8/24/14 11:04am

Hilariously optimistic 1954 magazine article proclaimed we'd all be…

In a 1954 issue of Mechanix Illustrated, the magazine ran a wonderfully rosy piece titled "FLYING SAUCERS FOR EVERYBODY!" This short piece detailed how flying saucers would ameliorate arduous commutes in the far-out year of 1965. » 10/18/11 6:45am 10/18/11 6:45am