Vintage Art Deco cigarette cards celebrate your great-grandparents' romance with science

A package of cigarettes might not be the first place you'd think to look for gorgeous illustrations of scientific theory and high tech innovation, but in the years 1935-1938 Max Cigarettes released a set of trading cards called "The Age of Power and Wonder" that did just that. That title sums up the exuberance many… »11/11/12 12:30pm11/11/12 12:30pm

An Ada Lovelace-Mary Shelley team-up, an encyclopedia of Golden Age superheroes, and a Jurassic Park stage show

There are always wonderful projects in need of crowdfunding, and we've rounded up some fun campaigns vying for your dollars: a children's book about the early adventures of Mary Shelley and Ada Lovelace, a US stage tour for a Jurassic Park parody, some mathematically beautiful wall clocks, and an encyclopedia of our… »4/08/12 3:30pm4/08/12 3:30pm