Wuxtry! Wirephotos the Wave of Newspaper Future! (1937)

Learn how photos are wired from one end of the country to the other in this clip from a 1937 educational film. It's a pretty amazing piece of not-particularly-high technology. Western Union first sent a halftone photo in 1921, and Associated Press started its WirePhoto service a couple years before this film was… » 5/14/08 1:40pm 5/14/08 1:40pm

Ben Affleck Sees The Future, So You Don't Have To

"If you show someone their future, they have no future." That's the wisdom of Ben Affleck, in this bizarre clip from Paycheck, the movie that bounced. Apparently if you can look into the future, you turn everybody into soulless mall kids, with no purpose. And your attempts to prevent future catastrophes will always » 1/31/08 11:20am 1/31/08 11:20am