Beautiful Minimalist Science Graphics, c. 1960

For the weekend: vintage science art from the backs of books in LIFE Magazine's Science Library, published throughout the 1960s by Time Inc. See also: this set of minimalist science posters by graphic designer Kazumasa Nagai, also featured in the magazine's 60s Science Library. » 2/08/13 9:40am 2/08/13 9:40am

Why this Time-Life paranormal book ad is secretly a porno

During yesterday's discussion of inexplicably frightening logos and TV intros, this bizarre 1990 commercial for Time-Life's Mysteries of the Unknown book series was mentioned. Immediately intoxicated by its stupidity, I've watched it a dozen times over the last 24 hours. » 5/02/11 3:15pm 5/02/11 3:15pm